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The Washington County Historical Society presented the Antietam National Battlefield Park with two significant gifts. In the 1950s, purchase of the Dunker Church and gifting of the church and the Burnside Bridge were made possible through the work of...
An audit for the Washington County Historical Society, which covered a six-year period, ending Dec. 31, 1943, showed a surplus charge of $2,750 for the gift of the Spong farm to the U.S. Park Service. The Spong farm encompassed the area of Antietam Creek...
Tags: Farms, National Government, Human Interest, Culture, Sociology
Daily American Staff WriterMost of the signs, scattered in lawns and on porches from Reels Corner to Windber, read: “Stop Gamesa From Destroying This Mountain.” “This Mountain” refers to Shaffer Mountain. And though “destroy” is a word that...
VENICE, La. (AP) — An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard spokesman Drake Foret said the fire was out in the meantime....
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and the barge industry are imploring the federal government to take steps to keep enough water flowing on the drought-ridden Missouri and Mississippi rivers to avert a potential ''economic disaster.'' Nixon sent...
Tags: Barack Obama, Droughts, St. Louis, U.S. Coast Guard, Jay Nixon
Daily American Staff WriterSix-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, 51, R-Hollidaysburg, was re-elected to the 9th Congressional District in a landslide victory against independent candidate Karen Ramsburg, 50, Mercersburg. “We’ve got a big challenge here before...
America, the most wanted and hated country in the world because of our freedoms brought forth by our constitution. This, however, is changing with ugly claws of progressive Socialism digging its way into our every phase of life. We live in a world of...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's first organized wolf hunt got under way Monday even as animal welfare advocates demanded federal officials return Great Lake wolves to the endangered species list. No hunters had reported kills by late Monday...
Staff WriterSparks flew Tuesday at a crowded W.R. Condit Auditorium as Imperial Irrigation District contract attorney David Osias said area landowners are trying to gain ownership and control of the water to the detriment of the Valley and that they wish to have...
Composer and lyricist Richard Adler, who ruled Broadway for a few glorious years in the 1950s when he co-wrote the scores to "The Pajama Game" and "Damn Yankees," two of the most popular American musicals, died Thursday at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He...
WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92. Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...
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