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Telling a Story of Healing Through a Child's Eyes

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Todd McElwee’s children sprung into action after their father was rushed to the emergency room on Christmas Day in 2018. During the month their father was hospitalized, McElwee’s children made it their mission to help him heal. They crafted cards, selected family photos for a poster and flashed silly faces at him while video chatting.
HAGERSTOWN, MD

Antietam Radio Association hosts Great Hagerstown Hamfest

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (DC News Now) — Imagine an emergency in your area, but all cellphone lines are down. What would you do? Thankfully the Antietam Radio Association knows just what to do. “If there’s a situation where we need people to go to shelters, we will set up a station maybe in a fire department […]
HAGERSTOWN, MD
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Miss West Virginia Pageant Saturday night in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Miss West Virginia Pageant is Saturday night in Martinsburg. Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia Outstanding Teen will be both be crowned. Reigning Miss West Virginia Jaelyn Wratchford said it’s gone fast. “You know when you win you only get 365 days but...
MARTINSBURG, WV
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'Kind of like magic': Amateur radio enthusiasts camp out at Middletown park

Mike Forrence hadn’t really slept in about 27 hours, but the excitement had yet to drain from his face. He sat under a canopy at Remsberg Park in Middletown, twirling a dial on his radio as the sun inched higher in the sky. The machine crackled and whirred at his touch, sending out a signal that would soar far above the mountains on the horizon. It would bounce off the Earth’s upper atmosphere, and maybe off the ocean, too, and then — if Forrence was lucky — it would find its way to another enthusiastically sleep-deprived amateur radio operator in some distant corner of the globe.
MIDDLETOWN, MD

Front Page from 1920: June 25th

Looking back at the history of our country and the local region, we are continuing to read copies of newspapers that have been digitalized by newspapers.com. This continued weekly series will look at front-page news, from the roaring 20’s. Bridge Completed: Lincoln Highway at Stoufferstown. At this point in...
HAGERSTOWN, MD
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