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Westminster Police Commander graduates from FBI National Academy

Lt. Nikki Heuer, of the Westminster Police Department, graduated from the FBI National Academy. She is one of only four officers in the history of the department to do so, according to a Westminster Police news release. "[The academy] was physically and mentally challenging and has provided me with

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-18 20:25:00

Willett band's one million meal effort to Westminster Baptist Church

Early Sunday evening, while many folks were relaxing after watching the Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, more than 450 people replaced their purple helmets with red hairnets, rolled up their sleeves and went to work at packaging 70,000 meals as part of Willet's One Million Meal Celebration at Westm

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-18 02:55:00

At 39 years young Westminster's Fallfest keeps growing

When Fallfest returns to Westminster on Thursday to usher in the autumn season, it will be the 39th annual celebration of the name in the city. At least, Westminster Director of Recreation and Parks Abby Gruber is fairly certain it will be - it has, after all, been a fixture of the community for a v

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-17 16:00:00

Hero dogs make life easier, save lives

When Moira Malloy, volunteer events coordinator for Hero Dogs, Inc., tapped her foot, the black lab at her side put a paw on top of her shoe and stared her down. A moment later, when Malloy jiggled her leg nervously, the lab jumped up to tap her leg. "She's alerting me," Malloy said. A moment later

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

NWSB Bank contributes to Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Westminster received a contribution pledge from NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, for $25,000. The donation supports the Boys & Girls Club's BUILD Campaign, established to help the club move into a larger facility in downtown Westminster and serve a greater number of child

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:17:06

Carroll County to collect donations for those affected by Hurricane Irma

Carroll's Board of County Commissioners, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and the Carroll County Department of Public Safety are partnering to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Irma. The event will be held during the Emergency Preparedness Expo on Saturday, according to a news release from

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Editorial: Celebrate 150 years with McDaniel College

Numerous now defunct colleges and universities existed in Carroll County during the 19th century; McDaniel College, founded in 1867 as Western Maryland College, is the only one that remains. While it has been known as McDaniel for only 15 years, the institute of higher learning on the hill in Westmi

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

The Shepherd's Staff to host second annual Dinner & Dance fundraiser

To bolster their Emergency Financial Assistance Fund, The Shepherd's Staff will host its second annual Dinner & Dance fundraiser Saturday, October 21. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the St. John's Catholic Church Portico in Westminster. "We are so excited for our 2017 Dinner & D

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

BOE to discuss termination of teacher accused of soliciting minor online

Almost a week after a Carroll County Public Schools teacher was arrested on charges of soliciting a minor online, the school board has announced it will hold a special meeting next week to act on the superintendent's recommendation to fire the teacher. Kenneth Brian Fischer, 39, of the 800 block of

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-18 21:35:00

How hurricanes can affect your prescription medicine

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Many businesses are affected when a hurricane hits, but your local pharmacy is not one you would usually expect. Local pharmacists say your prescription medication is possibly affected when big storms hit southern states. For example, ahead of Hurricane Irma, the Finksburg Pharma

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:47:19

Time now for action, and I tried to buy American

The new Adams County Housing Authority Board has been chosen and it's now time for them get organized and address some issues that have come to light in recent weeks. Board members are scheduled to meet tomorrow and expected to choose a board president, discuss personnel, and how to ensure better co

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:07:27

No one should go hungry

I believe no one should go hungry. But every day in Adams County, there are men, women and children who wake up and go to bed hungry. Or they are eating cheap and nutritionally poor foods which is in part responsible for increases in obesity and effects their overall health. Many of our families sim

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:07:30

Littlestown board plagued by middle school soccer

BY MARY GRACE KELLER Times Staff Writer A petition to start a middle school soccer team may be coming to Littlestown Area School Board in the near future. At Monday's meeting, board member Melinda Jones said she heard a group of people may attend next month's meeting, bringing a petition with them.

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:07:16

Police log: Subjects riding on the outside of a moving vehicle

9:49 a.m. Billi Jo Connors, 35, of Hanover, was arrested and charged with retail theft following an incident of shoplifting reported at a business in the 400 block of Eisenhower Drive. She was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Dubs and released on $20,000 unsecured bail. 9:53 a.m. Domestic

EVENING SUN - 2017-09-19 16:10:08

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FOX43.COM - 2017-09-19 14:31:18

Happy birthday Lily Mae Benson!

Lily Mae Benson, daughter of Sarah Loughlin and Jerry Benson, will celebrate her fifth birthday today, Sept. 19, 2017. Lily is the granddaughter of Marilyn Loughlin, of Hanover Township; Skip and Linda Loughlin, of Cape May, N.J.; and Marion and the late Gerald Benson, of Wilkes-Barre. Lily has a si

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-19 10:01:20

Luzerne County Community College holds program for information departments

The Luzerne County Community College computer information systems (CIS) department recently held an in-service program for adjunct faculty in the CIS, health information management, and office information technology programs. Topics including college policies and procedures, outcomes and assessments

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-19 10:01:16

Man accused of overdosing, pushing 5-year-old son's stroller over hill

A man is accused of overdosing while pushing his son in a stroller and falling on top of the child in Pennsylvania. Police responded to East Jefferson Street in Butler on Sunday afternoon for reports of a man, later identified as Charles Brookbank, pushing a stroller with a baby in it and bumping i

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-19 06:26:00

When will Hanover's new Denny's open?

What does downtown need? What are some projects going on to improve the area? Main Street Hanover Manager Justine Trucksess answers these questions and more. Lindsey Welling, The Evening Sun. A Denny's diner is scheduled to open its doors to Hanover residents Sept. 20 at 7 a.m., according to a news

YDR.COM - 2017-09-19 14:56:07

Medifast Leaving Owings Mills Headquarters

OWINGS MILLS, MD - Medifast, the company that offers plans for those looking to slim down, is expanding. The business announced on Monday that it is moving its headquarters from Owings Mills to Baltimore City. While manufacturing and some other staff will remain in Owings Mills, the company's headqu

PATCH - 2017-09-19 03:14:46