September 2, 1999
FireHarney: Firefighters responded at 10: 59 a.m. Tuesday to a building fire in Emmitsburg, Frederick County. Units were out 32 minutes.
July 15, 2004
Sister Mary Louise Lyons, a former president of St. Agnes Hospital who also headed the old Seton Psychiatric Institute, died of cancer Sunday at her order's Emmitsburg retirement home. She was 85. Mary Elizabeth Lyons was born in Chicopee, Mass., and entered the Roman Catholic order Daughters of Charity in 1937. She earned a nursing degree from the old St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg and a master's degree at the Catholic University of America. After teaching in the Philadelphia suburbs and in Lynchburg, Va., and studying psychiatric nursing in Washington, she was assigned to the Seton facility in Northwest Baltimore in 1950.
June 30, 1995
FIRE* Emmitsburg: Harney assisted Frederick County at a gas leak in the 200 block of S. Seton Ave. at 9:01 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out 26 minutes.* Taneytown: Taneytown, Harney, Union Bridge, Emmitsburg of Frederick County and Littlestown of Adams County, Pa., responded to an apartment fire on York Street at 11:12 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out 12 minutes.
July 14, 2004
On July 11, 2004, SISTER MARY LOUISE LYONS, Daughter of Charity, devoted sister of the late Most Rev. Thomas W. Lyons, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Washington, DC; survived by brother, James Lyons of Lewes, DE; sister, Helen Ebaugh of Wheaton, MD; brother, Paul Lyons of Vienna, VA; also numerous nieces and nephews. Christian Wake Service will be held at Villa St. Michael, 333 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, on Wednesday, July 14, at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg on Thursday, July 15. Interment will be in the Daughters of Charity cemetery, Emmitsburg.
December 4, 1990
Amy Griffin, 83, a former teacher who liked gardening and bird-watching, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital in Westminster of complications from gall bladder surgery.Funeral services were being held today at the Skiles funeral establishment, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg.Mrs. Griffin had moved to Emmitsburg from the Guilford area of Baltimore in 1972. Her husband, Gerald E. Griffin, retired in 1972 as editorial page editor of The Sun.Mrs. Griffin was active in the Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church.
April 15, 1993
FIRE* Emmitsburg: Firefighters from Harney assisted Frederick County for a report of gas leaking inside a house on Robindale Drive at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday. Units were out 30 minutes.
May 5, 1994
FIRE* Emmitsburg: Firefighters from the Harney station assisted Frederick County at the site of a natural gas leak in a building on South Seton Avenue. They were out for 40 minutes.
March 11, 2003
Sister Alice Murphy, a former child care worker and member of the Daughters of Charity, died Wednesday of complications from diabetes at Villa St. Michael, her order's Emmitsburg retirement home. She was 80. Born Ruth Murphy in Danville, Va., she took the name Sister Alice when she entered the Daughters of Charity in 1941. She earned a bachelor's degree in social welfare from St. Joseph's College in Emmitsburg in 1972. After holding posts in Wilmington, Del., Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va., she worked at the St. Vincent Child Care Center in Timonium until 1978.