| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Sixth-graders from West Middle School in Carroll County scoured the Bear Branch stream one recent morning in search of aquatic life in the dead of winter. Nathan Grella said the contents of his bucket did not appear promising.
"We just got leaves and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The single winning ticket in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing — for a jackpot of $26 million — was purchased at a gas station in Mount Airy, according to lottery officials.
The top tier ticket was bought at the Mount Airy Shell...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A Mount Airy woman won a $26 million Mega Millions jackpot this week, state lottery officials announced, and the grandmother of two now plans to buy her first home — a beach house.
Maryland Lottery officials said the 48-year-old woman wished to...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Sen. Ben Cardin's fear-mongering article about the threat of budget sequestration was appalling ("No to sequestration," Feb. 20). He of all people should know that the sequester was proposed by President Obama himself to Senate Majority Leader Harry...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Mr. Irvin F. Stride, 97, of Frederick, Md., died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 2, 1915, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Irvin G. and Grace E. Stottlemyer Stride. He was the loving husband of Eva M. Young...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout.
Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....
| Apr 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Neil Royce Lane, 82, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Lane; daughter, Susan Lane Finfrock and husband, Denny, of Chesterfield, Va.; son, Stephen "Steve" Lane and wife, Melanie, of Mount Airy, Md.;...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Betty Jane Teach, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Williamsport Retirement Village, Williamsport.
Born Sept. 19, 1928, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late William Allison and...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:09 PM
For those who believe Phelps Luck Elementary School paraeducator Donna Schulze is too outspoken or too uncompromising on issues relating to her profession, she's got a message for you: Too bad.
"If I see something, I'm going to speak up," said Schulze,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:50 PM
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Elizabethtown College:
— Jacob Dovey, a senior accounting major from Mercersburg, Pa.
— David Feuz, a junior criminal justice...