By far, the richest family of early Maryland was the Carroll family, or O’Carroll. To set the stage, recall that Maryland was first settled by Leonard Calvert, Lord Baltimore, in 1633, and it would not be until 1683 that William Penn would visit his newly-chartered Pennsylvania. The circumst…

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A memorial service planned for Saturday, April 4, at Gettysbur…

Rita M. Wagaman, 71, of Gettysburg, passed away on Monday, Mar…

James “Topp” Bell, 54, passed away peacefully on March 27, 202…

Jeffrey Lee Day, age 58, of Aspers, went home to be with his L…

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After years of thinking about it, some purposeful saving, and some thoughtful planning, an opportunity presented itself. There was a building …

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This week’s column is probably the most difficult I have had to write in the seven years I’ve done the feature!