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Lloyd “Pete” Waters: The beautiful lady in the casket
/ Sat, 28 Apr 2018 20:47:00 -0400
You know, the older I get, the more frequently I seem to make my rounds to the local funeral homes.
Don Stevenson: Reflections on a Southern experience
/ Sat, 28 Apr 2018 20:52:00 -0400
As most of my readers know, I am a Southerner from a deep part of the South. But having lived most of my life in this upper region of the geographical South, i.e., Western Maryland, understanding my Southern roots remains…
Parasiliti: Easier to predict weather than NFL Draft
/ Sun, 29 Apr 2018 21:19:00 -0400
In this year’s draft, after all that work and conjecture, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. hit on four of his 32 first-round picks. Others weren't any better.
/ Sun, 29 Apr 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Thanks for the treat at Denny’s:“I’m calling to thank the person or people who paid for my husband and my five grandchildren at Denny’s the other day. It was very nice and I appreciate it very dearly. I hope you…
Ford keeps on truckin’ to put the brakes on an era
/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:23:00 -0400
One of my high school friends drove an Exploding Pinto, so called because the Ford Motor Company thought it a good idea to place the gas tank just in front of the back bumper, which in a rear-end collision was…
Feedback for May 1
/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Council spending money like water:“I read where the city council might have to raise our taxes. Well, if you would spend the money on things that matter — like employee raises and more benefits — I don’t care. But, you’ve…
Letters to the Editor - May 1
/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Teachers deserve raises and more To the editor:Anyone who thinks that teachers don’t deserve higher salaries should be required to spend time with a teacher — not a school day, but an entire seven-day week, 24 hours a day, and…
Feedback for May 2
/ Tue, 01 May 2018 23:45:00 -0400
Time for self-reflection: “Voters and politicians, look in the mirror. The one who looks back at you is the one who is going to make our country great or make it break.” — Joe Saunders, Hagerstown What constitutes immorality? “Thank…
Guest editorial: Stopping the opioid crisis begins at home
/ Tue, 01 May 2018 23:45:00 -0400
Our nation’s opioid and heroin crisis has been labeled a “public health emergency.” A recent Forbes magazine article discusses the impact of this epidemic on the American workforce and the economy at large. According to the article, “Even as employer|
Letter to the editor for May 2
/ Tue, 01 May 2018 23:45:00 -0400
Think outside the box on revenue for Hagerstown coffers To the editor:We used to hear about “thinking outside the box,” but not so much these days. Could be it is time to look outside the normal way to generate revenue…
George Michael: Museum of the Bible educational, inspirational
/ Tue, 01 May 2018 23:45:00 -0400
The newest and most interesting building in our nation’s capital is the Museum of the Bible. This museum is becoming a destination for faithful Christians and the curious from all over the world. Strategically located at Fourth St. SW in…
A comedian cutting through smarm? Oh, heavens
/ Wed, 02 May 2018 18:39:00 -0400
If you are one of those people who hate the media, let me give you some friendly advice. Save your energy and use it elsewhere, because we in the media are quite capable of hating ourselves.
Feedback for May 3
/ Wed, 02 May 2018 23:45:00 -0400
Which Cabinet members will stick? "President Trump says he only selects the best people for his Cabinet. If this is the case, why does he replace so many of them? If they were the best, is he replacing them with…

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