Donation Angels to Host Halloween FREE Family Event in Hagerstown on October 30th

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Join Donation Angels on October 30, 2022 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM for an evening of FREE family-friendly tricks and treats! Featuring snacks, drinks, candy, games, prizes, live music, and MORE. Fun for ALL AGES. FREE FOR EVERYONE

NASA crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid – photos show the last moments of the successful DART mission

In a world first, NASA has crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid in an attempt to push the rocky traveler off its trajectory. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test – or DART – is meant to test one potential approach that could prevent an asteroid from colliding with Earth. David Barnhart is a professor of astronautics at the University of Southern California and director of the Space Engineering Research Center there. He watched NASA’s live stream of the successful mission and explains what is known so far.

Thunder in the Square to Close Several Hagerstown Roads

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/30/2022) – Tonight starting at 4:30 pm, several streets in downtown Hagerstown will be closed for “Thunder in the Square”, a classic car show by the Alsatia Club that takes over downtown. Residents should plan on arriving early if they wish to view the car show.

Hurricane hunters are flying through Ian’s powerful winds to get the forecasts you rely on – here’s what happens when the plane plunges into the eyewall of a storm

As Hurricane Ian intensifies on its way toward the Florida coast, hurricane hunters are in the sky doing something almost unimaginable: flying through the center of the storm. With each pass, the scientists aboard these planes take measurements that satellites can’t and send them to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center.

City of Hagerstown Seeks Photos & Information for Creating Wheaton Park Historical Panels

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/26/2022) – The City of Hagerstown continues to move forward with the construction of Phase I of improvements at Wheaton Park. The master plan is based on the community input received earlier this year.

The project includes installing two historic panels to be located in the plaza, one about the park’s history and one about the house and its past tenants/caretakers. As part of that process, photos and information helping to detail and tell the story of both are being accepted now through Friday, October 21.

David Trone vs. Neil Parrott – The 2022 Maryland Congressional Election Rematch

Western Maryland News (9/26/2022) – David Trone and Neil Parrott faced off in the 2020 Maryland 6th Congressional District election, resulting in Trone defeating Parrott by over 70,000 votes. While some may say that Parrott will meet a similar defeat this November, a lot has changed in two years, including the congressional district lines themselves.

Exploring Crystals, Their Practical Applications, and Possible Healing Powers

HAGERSTOWN, MD – For over a year, local business KnS SnS Mystic Crystals & Stones has been providing unique creations touched by mother nature herself – crystals and minerals of amazing shapes, sizes, and quality. But what are crystals and minerals, and why are we so fascinated by them? In addition to their beauty, as well as their practical applications in electronics such as radios, computers, and watches, some believe crystals may even possess healing powers.