| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Ozella G. Jerome, 91, of Clarksburg, Md., died Tuesday, April 9, 2013.
She was the beloved wife of the late John Wilson Jerome; loving mother of Janet Gessler, Glenn Jerome, Laura Jerome and Carol Garcia; grandmother of Kevin Gessler, Andrew, Scott and...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 PM
A boiler and chiller at Fountaindale Elementary School and most of the drop ceiling and lighting at Emma K. Doub Elementary School will be replaced, Washington County Public Schools officials said.
The Washington County Board of Education on March 5...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Speed-limit signs on the Intercounty Connector will be changed from 55 mph to 60 mph at the end of the week, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced Wednesday.
The 18.8-mile, all-electronic toll road connects Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg to I-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:03 PM
It's often said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day.
And that's no blarney.
From the wearing of leprechaun hats to the consumption of green beer and corned beef, people of all ancestral backgrounds have embraced the holiday with open arms....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Deloris G. (Young) Flook, 93, of Middletown, Md., passed from this life Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 6, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., she was the daughter of the late James Cicero and Effie (Spencer) Young.
She helped on...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Myrtle Emma Phoenix Briggs, 94, of Sabilisville and formerly of Gaithersburg, Md., died Monday, Feb 25, 2013. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Green Valley in Monroveia, Md., with Pastor Michael Yoho leading the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Editors note: The spotlight features South Floridians On The Move in their recently appointed positions.
Who: S. Chloe Bedenbaugh, 52, Delray Beach
From: Director of human capital at PRIZM, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Proving the “validity of photography as an art form,” more than 250 people attended an awards ceremony for the 80th annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Sunday afternoon.