| Apr 27, 2012
Members Bob Markle and Art Williamson of the Keedysville Ruritan Club presented 240 thesauruses to all students in the sixth grade at Boonsboro Middle School on April 4.
Keedysville to hold town election
The 2012 Keedysville election for...
| Apr 20, 2012
The permanent Civil War exhibit of the Washington County Historical Society contains many Antietam artifacts and parts of the personal collection of Sharpsburg educator John Philemon Smith.
Philemon was 17 at the time of the Battle of Antietam and...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The City of Elgin offers a Pet Health and Safety event, offering low-cost micro-chipping and vaccination for residents. The event is from 1 to 4 …...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:47 PM
After spending most of the winter curled up in a 6-foot-tall wine chiller in a Lake Forest wildlife center, scores of squirming reptiles were set free Monday and took up residence in new digs.
Beneath a sunny sky with temperatures hovering near a snake-...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Cop body cams. Stun weapons. Sound detection of gunshots. Cameras catching red-light violators and speeders. Police use of drones. Video recording of law enforcement interrogations. Tiny computer chips in car registration stickers to track down, well,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The Humane Society of Washington County will be holding five rabies, microchip and dog license clinics in 2012.
Clinics will be held:
- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro;
- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
| Mar 9, 2012
New Jersey's 1st black congressman
Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:22 PM
I look forward to reader comments, questions and concerns. Here's a selection I received recently:
DEAR STEVE: I'd never read your column until recently, because I don't have any pets. I wish to point out an opposite view on household pets. Whether...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Hey, everyone loves their pet no matter what it might be. Recently the American Kennel Club documented that dog napping has risen 49 percent during the past year.
Would you believe that the economy is so bad that people would stoop to steal dogs to...