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April 21, 1995
FIRE* Taneytown: Firefighters from the Taneytown station responded to a house fire in Adams County, Pa., at 8:10 a.m. yesterday.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | November 12, 2010
A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in the killing of a Pennsylvania game officer who had been investigating reports of poaching. Christopher Lynn Johnson, whose criminal history includes convictions for burglary, fleeing from an officer and endangering children, had been sought by authorities in Pennsylvania and Maryland after Wildlife Conservation Officer David L. Grove, 31, was found dead of gunshot wounds Thursday night on Shrivers Road...
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NEWS
November 17, 1994
FIREHarney: Harney responded to a report of a brush fire in Adams County, Pa., at 4:43 p.m. Tuesday. Units were out for four minutes.
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By John R. Wennersten | August 27, 2009
During the depression of the 1930s, the Chesapeake Bay thrived largely because people let it alone. They quit punishing the bay with overharvesting, and industrial pollution and construction diminished. The result was a maritime environmental bonanza. After the end of World War II, watermen were reporting record strikes of oysters, crabs and rockfish. A roundtable of "experts," including this writer, mulled this scenario at a "Chesapeake Futures" conference held by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.
NEWS
June 23, 1995
FIRE* Kingsdale, Pa.: Harney units assisted units from Adams County, Pa., at a chimney fire on Harney Road near Frederick Pike at 9:02 a.m. yesterday.
NEWS
January 3, 1996
FireLittlestown, Pa.: Taneytown assisted Adams County, Pa., with gas at a building on West King Street at 6:32 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 43 minutes.Mount Joy Township, Pa.:Mount Joy Township, Pa.: Harney assisted Adams County with a car fire on Mason Dixon Road at 5:19 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 57 minutes.
NEWS
July 25, 1995
FIRE* Taneytown: Taneytown firefighters responded to a fire alarm in the 100 block of King Street in Adams County, Pa., at 3:44 a.m. Monday. They were out for 12 minutes.
NEWS
January 10, 1994
FIRE* Taneytown: Taneytown, Harney, Union Bridge, Westminster and Littlestown and Kingsdale of Adams County, Pa., responded to an apartment fire on East Baltimore Street at 3:46 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 21 minutes.
NEWS
April 13, 2007
Annapolis woman, in Pa., jumps, dies An Annapolis woman killed herself at Gettysburg National Military Park by jumping off a 76-foot-tall observation tower, authorities said yesterday. Quebec high school students on a field trip to the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania found the body of Mary L. Pastirik, 47, about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, said Officer Tim Biggins of the Cumberland Township Police Department. The department is investigating the death and declined to provide further details about Pastirik.
NEWS
April 23, 2006
During the 2004-2005 season, 4,932 white-tailed deer were killed in Carroll County, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Of these, 2,014 had antlers and 2,918 were antlerless. Washington County led the state with 10,149 deer taken by hunters, and Frederick County was in second place with 7,492, the department reported. The numbers for other Maryland counties adjacent to Carroll are: Baltimore County, 5,663; and Howard County, 2,858. In Adams County, Pa., 4,741 deer were killed in the 2002 season, and in York County, Pa., 11,564 deer were killed in 2002, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
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By Meredith James | December 25, 2003
The Adams County National Bank and the Adams County Arts Council collaborate to ring in the New Year in downtown Gettysburg. The fourth annual celebration will have a fireworks display set off from the Race Horse Alley Parking Garage roof, plus music and refreshments. The Christ Lutheran Church on Chambersburg Street plays host to the Herb Sell Jazz Quartet at 7:30 p.m., Magician John Woulfe at 8:45 p.m. and Folk and Friends, featuring the Folkermer family, at 10 p.m. There will be children's activities at the church from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 11 p.m. Lincoln Square will be the party spot as local DJs spin hits, and Fire Chief Larry Weikert gives a presentation on the steps of the Gettysburg Hotel.
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By Meredith James | December 11, 2003
While your attempt at making your home resemble a page from Better Homes and Gardens may have failed, the chance to see perfectly holiday-decorated houses has not passed. On Sunday, seven houses, both historic and modern, in Liberty Township in Adams County, Pa., are opening their doors for the Holiday Home Tour. Decorated homes include the Pecher Farm, a renovated 1800 stone farmhouse; Windborne Farm House and Barns, a working sheep farm; as well as a reproduction New England saltbox, a converted post and beam barn, a Revolutionary-period log house and a passive-solar home built in the 1980s.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2003
A Baltimore man with a history of domestic violence is accused of kidnapping and repeatedly raping his ex-girlfriend before he suffered serious injuries falling off a speeding Jeep Cherokee as she escaped along a south-central Pennsylvania road. Charges had not been filed against the ex-boyfriend, Sean Pettaway, 30, of the 2300 block of Pentland Ave. in Northeast Baltimore, police said. He was in serious condition yesterday afternoon at York Hospital. The woman was being interviewed by police, authorities said.
NEWS
March 14, 2000
Fire Taneytown: Firefighters from Taneytown and Harney responded at 4: 25 p.m. Sunday to a house fire in the first block of Teeter Road, Adams County, Pa. Units were out two hours.
NEWS
July 20, 1999
FiresPleasant Valley: Firefighters responded at 8: 33 a.m. Saturday to a controlled burning on Old Taneytown Road. Units were out one hour.Harney: Firefighters assisted Adams County, Pa., responding at 12: 55 a.m. Saturday to a barn fire on Route 15 near Route 134. Units were out 33 minutes.
NEWS
June 2, 1999
Maryland State Police in Westminster are offering a reward of up to $250 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who stole or destroyed dozens of mailboxes early Sunday in Carroll and Frederick counties, and in Adams County, Pa.Police said the vandals drove through between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. in a pickup truck.Much of the damage in Carroll County occurred in and around Taneytown, Harney and Mayberry, and along Route 97 between Westminster and Littlestown, Pa. Damage in Frederick County occurred along Bullfrog, Bargis, Bollinger School and Fish Hatchery roads.
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