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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.