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Business briefs 10/6

October 07, 2002

City Hospital



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - City Hospital has achieved accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, hospital Chief Executive Officer Jon Applebaum announced.

Applebaum said City Hospital voluntarily undergoes a survey by a full team of accreditation commission experts every three years.




Edward Jones



The financial services firm Edward Jones has been ranked No. 1 among full-service brokers by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, according to the firm's three Hagerstown investment representatives.

Edward Jones ranked ahead of nine of the nation's largest brokerages overall based on results in six categories, the representatives said in a press release.

The firm received top honors in the categories for best stock picking and low fees, according to the press release.




JLG Industries



McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. has announced results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended July 31 with revenues of $249 million, down 12 percent compared to prior year revenues, or 19 cents per diluted share, compared to $5.6 million, or 13 cents per diluted share, for the prior year period.

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Excluding restructuring and repositioning charges previously discussed by the company, net income for the quarter was $8.4 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, for the prior year period.




Bank of Charles Town



HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Bank of Charles Town has announced the groundbreaking for its new location in the Food Lion Plaza on W.Va. 9 in Hedgesville. The bank will open its Hedgesville branch in spring 2003.




Mount St. Mary's College



EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mount St. Mary's College has been accepted for membership in the Technology Council of Maryland.

The Technology Council is an educational consortium of high technology firms, federal laboratories, educational institutions and business support firms.

Membership in the council provides opportunities for the college to participate in several areas of technology and in forums and networking events. It also opens doors for the Mount's undergraduate students through internships and employment.

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