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Brian W. Peck

Brian W. Peck 1959-2024 Brian W. Peck, age 65, of Warfordsburg, Pa., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at home with his family by his side. Brian was born on April 8, 1959, in McConnellsburg, Pa., the son of the late Warren F.[Read More…]

Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger

Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger 1938-2024 Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger, age 85, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed peacefully at home on Friday, June 7, 2024. Born August 16, 1938 in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late D. Franklin and Blanche Ray Robinette, and wife of Donald E. Clippinger. In addition to[Read More…]

Roger Lee Youngblood

Roger Lee Youngblood 1946-2024 Roger Lee Youngblood, age 77, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family and while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born December 10, 1946 in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of Cecelia[Read More…]

What’s that blooming in the C&O Canal?

Walkers and bikers along the C&O Canal in Hancock are being treated to a colorful show of blooms right now that stretches widely. The annual appearance of pink blooms on the water lilies captures the attention of many. American white water-lily (Nymphaea odorata) is an aquatic flowering plant native to[Read More…]

Napoli appointed new director of Transit

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners has recently announced the appointment of Anthony Napoli as the new Transit Director. With a rich background in public transit and a decade of experience spanning various roles, Anthony brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for transportation to Washington County. Anthony[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of May 27-June 2: May 27 Alarm, 100 bock Rayloc Drive. Building secure. Unsecured door, 200 block Baptist Road at Gerber Field. All checked okay, maybe due to weather. Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, five stops. Service to advise, first[Read More…]

Shirley Ann Swadley

Shirley Ann Swadley 1940-2024 Shirley Ann Swadley, 83, Big Cove Tannery, Pa., passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at the Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg, Pa. Born November 16, 1940, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Ida Shives Litton, and the[Read More…]

Pearre Road will be closed for three weeks

The Washington County Highway Department has announced the closure of Pearre Road west of Hancock. This closure will be in effect between Wednesday, June 5, at 8 a.m., through Wednesday, June 26. The closure will be at the bridge over the Sideling Hill Creek. Detour signs will be posted throughout[Read More…]