The District of Columbia's Department of Public Works requested the closure to make repairs to the retaining wall along Canal Road.
Citibank awards scholarship
The Citibank Scholarship for 1998-99 has been awarded to Carrie Keifman.
The scholarship was established by Citicorp Credit Services Inc. of Maryland for children of its employees to attend Hagerstown Community College.
Students win $1,000 grants
Voiture Locale 651 of Washington County 40 & 8 has awarded $1,000 scholarships to Wendy Lynn Schoppert, of Hagerstown, and Staci L. Heefner, of Smithsburg.
The scholarships support the Nurses Training Program at Hagerstown Community College.
Arts student wins scholarship
Emmett Kelley Tent Forty-One of the Circus Fans Association of America has awarded a scholarship to David L. Griffin, who is pursuing an associate of arts degree with a concentration in music at Hagerstown Community College.
The scholarships are awarded each year to an HCC student pursuing a career in communications, journalism or the arts.
Boy Scouts present distinguished citizen award
The Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America, will honor Michael G. Callas with its Distinguished Citizen Award on Tuesday, Dec. 8. A dinner will begin at 7 p.m. with a social hour preceding the dinner.
Callas is president of Callas Contractors Inc. in Hagerstown. He has been active with community, civic land vocational organizations.
Tickets for the dinner are $50 each and can be obtained by calling the Mason-Dixon Council at 301-739-1211 before Dec. 1.
Sheriff's office hosts parent workshop
FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Sheriff's Office will host a Parent Resource Workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the sheriff's office at 7309 Grove Road, Frederick.
Representatives from the Department of Juvenile Justice, State's Attorney's Office, Social Services, Frederick County Hotline and other private support agencies will be present to assist parents.
Parents will have a chance to sign up their children for the Frederick County Reality Program, designed to help children in need of drug and alcohol education.
Questions about the workshop may be directed to Detective Allen Herrmann at 301-631-3622.
Students have chance to study in Germany
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., says high school students in the 6th Congressional District may apply for a full scholarship to live and study in Germany next year under the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program.
Scholarship application deadline is Dec. 8.
Students wishing more information may contact the Congress-Bundestag office at 1-800-TEENAGE or visit its Web site at www.USAGermanyScholarship.org.