On his 80th birthday, Dearing received just one more award, this time from the Governor's office in West Virginia.
With the Canal's fourth annual replica boat launch tour, officials say it's a unique way to get a glimpse of what life was like on the Cushwa Basin so many years ago.
The Institute for Women's Policy Research recently dubbed the state as best in the country for women to overcome poverty, with ethnicity's across the board living well above the national poverty level.
The program challenged students to complete 100 reading hours during the school year, for a chance to ride in a limo to Friendly's restaurant for a free lunch.
It has been nearly two months since the City of Frederick's 2016 proposed budget was introduced by Mayor Randy McClement, and the $133.9 million budget was approved in a 4 to 1 vote by the Board of Alderman Thursday night.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, that a Jefferson County judge wrongly dismissed charges against a former Shepherd University dean.
Police said a threat against Williamsport Elementary prompted the lockdown. The threat was investigated and determined to be a rumor or prank, according to the Washington County Public Schools Facebook page.
The Winchester School Board has spent months working to find a solution to fix problems caused by overcrowding.
Local voters headed to the polls in Pennsylvania Tuesday to cast ballots in the state’s primary election. There were several state-wide contests on the ballot as well as local races.
A motorcyclist was flown to York Hospital on Tuesday around 7:56 p.m. after colliding with another vehicle at the intersection of Duffield Road and Olde Pine Drive in Chambersburg.
Unofficial results for the referendum to allow for the issue of liquor licenses are final with 1,141 people voting yes and 882 people voting against it.
A man was arrested on Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. after attempting to assault two juveniles with a knife in the area of Arch Street and Industrial Boulevard, according to a press release.
Sheriff's deputies responded Sunday afternoon to a Tropical Smoothie Café at the Riverton Commons in Front Royal, after receiving a call from an employee saying two people tried to buy drinks with counterfeit $20 bills.
One person is dead after a motorcycle accident that happened around 5:51 p.m. on Knobley Road off of Rt. 50 on Monday.
"I think there's a lot more I need to do here. As senator, I hope I can produce more for my state of West Virginia, and my country."
A man was arrested on Sunday after Officer Matthew Fast with the Frederick Police Department found a stolen firearm and several drugs in his vehicle.
Winchester Public Services is gearing up to present ideas to the city council in June about how to make the intersection at Cork Street and Indian Alley safer.
Frederick Police Officers responded to a reported stabbing in the 1300 block of N. East Street on Sunday around 5:50 a.m.
An ATV accident at a private cabin near Route 220 early Sunday morning sent one man to the hospital. Deputies at the Hampshire County Sheriff's Office report the call came in around 3:20 a.m.
Two people were sent to the hospital after a rollover accident Saturday evening, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg.
A fatal accident left a 21-year-old woman dead early Sunday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg.
Firefighters with the Chambersburg Fire Department were called to 835 Rustic Hill Drive on Saturday around 5:51 p.m. for a 1-alarm house fire.
Old Town Winchester celebrated the opening of its brand new farmer's market on Saturday as part of the city's revitalization project, with the hopes of bringing business back to the community.
A Frederick County man is dead after being pinned between a Ford diesel truck and a tractor trailer Friday evening.
According to deputies, the incident occurred May 10, when two suspects kicked down the door the home and attacked a 27-year-old man who was visiting the residence.
Upon arrival, troopers observed forced entry into the pharmacy at the back door. Further investigation revealed the thief stole prescription pills.
A second arrest was made on Thursday, following the May eleventh IHOP robbery in Front Royal.
The new location has a larger administration building and brand new state of the art in-patient housing.
Tucked away behind branches and brick, it’s no wonder the garden on West College Terrace St. is the first stop on Frederick’s Annual Beyond the Garden Gates Tour.
The doors that welcomed hundreds of at-risk boys around the state are closing June 19, largely due to lack of funding.
A group of Frederick County Public School teachers said they've had enough, and want the salary increases their contracts promise.
The city of Frederick hosted a community meeting Wednesday night to discuss a vacant property in the downtown area that has been empty for 17 years, despite a steady increase in Frederick’s economy.
"We're finally at that point where a lot of the projects that are left aren't huge and major projects, and that we can try to focus on maybe getting some new facilities for the county."
"Middle college is designed for students who are still in high school, but they're ready for college-level work."
A Virginia man has been charged with numerous crimes, after being wanted for an outstanding warrant in the City of Winchester
West Virginia businessman Jim Justice filed papers on Tuesday to run for governor.
Skipping school is nothing new to Winchester public school officials, but at Monday night's meeting, they found out that truancy in the city is more complex than just playing hooky.
One person was flown to shock trauma in Baltimore on Sunday after their vehicle struck a guardrail and then flipped over, according to dispatchers in Frederick County.
Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department were called to a single motorcycle vehicle accident on Rt. 230 on Saturday around 8:30 p.m.
A recent study by the National Retail Federation predicts that families are going to spend more money on mom's this Mother's Day, than they have in the last 12 years.
There's no shortage of store-bought bouquets on Mother's Day, but a few local residents in Thurmont spent the holiday learning about flowers you won't find at a florist.
A senior from South Hagerstown High school managed to get WHAG Sports Director, Dorian Craft, at his prom all thanks to the power of social media.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect after a breaking and entering occurred at Reed's Pharmacy at 5078 Williamsport Pike on May 8 around 10:42 p.m.
This Mother's Day weekend brought joy for both a mother and a father when their son's wish was granted after a year and a half of battling cancer.
An adult and a child were flown to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle around 1:15 p.m. on North Main Street near Orchard Drive.
There are countless stories of social media bringing people together and something that happened recently in Hagerstown, shows just that.
In the latest heated political debate, Frederick County Executive, Jan Gardner, spoke out about putting over $3 million in an escrow account, which, according to previous county agreements, was meant for a private health management company taking over two assisted living homes.
A public hearing was held Tuesday night for county supervisors to gather facts in order to make a decision to move forward or not.
Lawmakers, public servants, and medical professionals from West Virginia and Virginia gathered at the Timbrook Public Safety Center on Monday to discuss the growing issue of heroin addiction in the Shenandoah.
"The general reaction has been good for the site because, potentially, it's an economic boost for the county with new employment."