| Mar 31, 2013
What kind of regular maintenance should I do to prepare my home for spring?
Jim Embe, Baltimore district manager for Home Depot, suggests these spring chores for around the home.
•Now is the time to put down lawn fertilizer and pre-emergent...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Vickie Mae Hose Kirk, 62, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Nov. 11, 1950, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Jane Hose.
She was a homemaker, and enjoyed...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Ever since I created the first version of this video a year ago I've been wanting to try it again with more water and better lighting / footage. This is a really fun project and when you first see the results, chances are your jaw will drop. The main...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Repairs to the two-lane Funkstown bridge over Antietam Creek are expected to take approximately a month, depending on weather, with both lanes expected to stay open during the work, according to an email from Maryland State Highway Administration...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:48 PM
A Greencastle tradition continues Thursday as the Rescue Hose Co. kicks off three nights of hilarity and song with its annual minstrel show.
This year’s show, “An Al Jolson Minstrel,” will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Council members OK pumper purchase for fire company
Hagerstown City Council members Tuesday night approved the purchase of a pumper to replace an engine at the First Hagerstown Hose Co.
Council members approved spending $447,017 for a pumper from...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A reader recently called Mail Call to ask where residents can turn in empty medication bottles.
In Hagerstown, plastic containers with numbers one through seven — medicine bottles, milk bottles, water bottles, detergent bottles, shampoo bottles,...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
One day recently, I drove over to the Rossmoyne area to talk to a couple who have lived in their house for many years.
They showed me an old album, filled with black-and-white photos of Rossmoyne when some of the houses were still under construction and...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A Maryland State Highway Administration bridge official Tuesday will check the damage to an historic Funkstown bridge that had a portion of a wall knocked out Sunday after a car hit the bridge, a state highway spokeswoman said.
Details about the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The kids are out of school and enjoying the hot, summer days. There are many easy backyard summer fun activities that don’t cost a lot of money.
- n Water guns: These are a cheap way to keep the kids cool and active in the backyard....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Elsie Mae (Hose) Humelsine, 90, of 13620 Mercersburg Road, Greencastle, Pa., went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home.
Born Jan. 11, 1923, in Montgomery Township, Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Albert H....