December 28, 2004
MARY FRANCES CARTER of Emmitsburg, MD., formerly of Baltimore died Monday, December 27, in Emmitsburg, MD. Wife of the late Milton Carter. Surviving are three children, Paul Milton Carter, Sr., William Francis Carter and Mary Patricia Long. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM. Thursday, December 30, from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, MD. Friends may call from Noon to 9:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 29, at the Skiles Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 P.M. and the Rosary will be held at 8:00 P.M.
January 4, 2006
Jan. 4--1821: The first native-born American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, died in Emmitsburg. 1896: Utah was admitted as the 45th state.
March 27, 2014
During his four-year career as an attackman at Hobart, Tom Gravante fueled the school's run to four consecutive NCAA Division III championships between 1985 and 1988 and was inducted into the university's Hall of Fame in 2006. On Saturday, Gravante will do his best to beat his alma mater. When the Statesmen (2-6 overall and 1-1 in the Northeast Conference) visit Emmitsburg on Saturday, they will tangle with league foe Mount St. Mary's, which is coached by Gravante. The Mountaineers suffered their ninth consecutive loss Tuesday, 15-8, to Robert Morris, setting up the first all-time meeting between Gravante and Hobart.
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.
August 2, 1999
FireHarney: Firefighters responded at 6: 01 p.m. Thursday to a nursing home fire in the 300 block of Seton Ave. in Emmitsburg, Frederick County. Units were out 27 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.