September is Suicide Prevention Month

Marylanders can connect to a local behavioral health crisis call specialist through the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Contacting 988 connects people directly to the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, which encompasses all behavioral crisis services, to include all mental health and substance use (problems with drug and alcohol use).[Read More…]

Your Hancock News a day early

Because of the impact of the July 4 holiday on the printing schedule of our printer, The Frederick News Post, our readers will see this week’s Hancock News a day early in many cases. Papers will be printed on Monday, July 3 and distributed to stores and news stands the[Read More…]

Bernard Kerns

Bernard Kerns 1955-2023 Bernard Kerns, age 67, of Hancock, Md., died on Monday, February 13, 2023 at Hagerstown Health Care. Born April 11, 1955 in Rantoul, Ill., he was the son of Freda May Younker Kerns of Hancock, Md. and the late Cletus Elson Kerns. He attended Hancock Assembly of[Read More…]

Letter to the editor

Opposed to solar field on Scenic 40 & Woodmont Road Dear Editor: I am opposed to solar fields in rural landscapes…specificially, the one being proposed for Scenic 40 and Woodmont Road, which is where I am a lifelong resident and also am a neighboring property owner. Westernport Properties/Hancock MD #1[Read More…]

Clyde William Fields

Clyde William Fields 1931-2022 Clyde William “Casey” Fields, age 91, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, September, 12, 2022 at War Memorial Hospital. Born March 16, 1931 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Neil St. Clair and Bessie Rebecca Moss Fields. He was a[Read More…]

OPINION: Getting out of the storm

It appears that Democrats are looking at their presidential options for 2024 as President Biden’s performance and approval rating continue to concern the party and voters. We’re not likely to hear it from the Dems, but plenty of Americans think another two years of Biden in the White House are[Read More…]