Hancock briefs

April 12, 2007

Cameras installed to prevent vandalism

HANCOCK - Video cameras were installed in Widmeyer Park in an effort to prevent vandalism at the park's pavilions, Police Chief T.J. Buskirk said during Wednesday's Hancock Town Council meeting.

The Hancock Police Department responded to 151 calls, made nine arrests and issued 142 traffic citations during the month of March, Buskirk said.

Town council meets new police officer

HANCOCK - Hancock Police Department's newest officer was introduced at the Hancock Town Council meeting Wednesday night.

Daniel Seaman, 30, started his patrol duties with the town in early March, Hancock Police Chief T.J. Buskirk said.

Seaman spent four years in the United States Marines as a military police officer stationed in San Diego, he said.

Seaman, who is a Garrett County native, left the Marines in 2003 and earned his associate degree in criminal justice from Garrett College, he said.


Member of planning commission resigns

HANCOCK - Mayor Daniel A. Murphy announced the resignation of Roger Yutzy from the town's Planning Commission at the Hancock Town Council meeting Wednesday night.

Murphy said he plans to fill the vacancy after the Planning Commission has reviewed the town's zoning ordinance.

Chamber orchestra to perform at school

HANCOCK - The Trinity Chamber Orchestra will perform at the Hancock Middle-Senior High School auditorium April 22 at 3 p.m., Mayor Daniel A. Murphy announced at the Hancock Town Council meeting Wednesday night.

The performance is courtesy of the Hancock Arts Council, he said.

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