Hagerstown briefs

October 11, 2009

Legislative forum planned for senior citizens

HAGERSTOWN -- Local organizations are working together to hold a legislative forum for senior citizens.

The forum will be held Monday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. at Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown.

The co-sponsors are the League of Women Voters, the local chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association and the Washington County Commission on Aging.

State legislators will discuss the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session.

Citizens on Patrol aids in crime suppression

HAGERSTOWN -- The Hagerstown Citizens on Patrol during August logged 60 patrol hours and drove 247 miles on the streets of Hagerstown, assisting the Hagerstown Police Department in the suppression of crime.

During their patrols, the citizens located and identified 64 traffic offenses, one criminal offense, one nuisance offense, and made 15 special checks of businesses and residences.


The Hagerstown Citizens on Patrol is recruiting new members.

More information about the Hagerstown Citizens on Patrol can be obtained by calling Lt. Tim Wolford of the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700, ext. 248, or Officer Gerard Kendle at 301-790-3700, ext. 308.

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