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Md. Man, 87, A Veteran Of WWII And Korean War

Ralph Hoover spent the same amount of time in combat as it takes most people to earn a college degree.



Maryland Metal Recyclers Taking Precautions

Jack Metzner and Bill Wright say they are frustrated that Conservit Inc. is associated in some people’s minds with the ongoing problem of metal thefts. They are aware there are those who say there wouldn’t be a problem with metal thefts if there were no metal recyclers.



Washington Co. May Seek Firefighter Funding Oversight

Washington County officials are proposing a county takeover of a program that provides millions of dollars to volunteer fire companies.


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Washington Co. Drops FedEx Senior Meal Delivery

The Washington County Commission on Aging says prepackaged meals delivered by FedEx just don’t measure up to hot food from Meals on Wheels.


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New Publisher Named For Hagerstown Newspaper

The owner of The Herald-Mail newspaper in Hagerstown is announcing the appointment of a new publisher.


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Hail Causes $250,000 In Damage To Dealership’s Vehicles

A Hancock car dealer says a storm that produced golfball-sized hail caused $250,000 in damage to 80 vehicles on his lot.


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Train Derails In Hagerstown

The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reports that two cars of a Norfolk Southern freight train have derailed in Hagerstown.