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Mail Call - April 22

April 22, 2011

“Just a piece of advice for our dear readers, if you are planning on moving anytime soon and hiring a moving company, please check references. Ask for references, ask if they’re insured, ask for proof of insurance. If they show up to your house, and they don’t have a company truck, that they’re using a truck from Penske, U-Haul, several other commercial trucks, and not their own company truck ... because these movers, you have fly-by-nights out there moving people with no insurance.”

— Hagerstown



“I would like to comment on the readers that put items in Mail Call in regards to the Barbara Ingram School. I would encourage these people to go to the school, see the students, and get a better understanding of how the funding works for that school. There’s a nonprofit foundation that stands behind that school, that raises the funds to pay for the artists in residence ... it is not all funded by taxpayer dollars. I encourage everybody to learn more and become educated about the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts.”

— Clear Spring



“Who in the world thought up the unneeded roundabout on Cornell Avenue? It’s causing more problems than it will alleviate. People are parking close to the corners, even though the sign says no parking from here to corner. School buses can’t get around it, so they’re traveling through our neighborhood. One house without a sidewalk is going to lose a corner of their front yard because you have to drive over it to get around this barrier. What a total waste of taxpayers’ money.”

— Washington County



“To the caller from Hagerstown referencing the police officers driving without lights and sirens: My husband’s a former police officer, and he clued me in to something I never knew. There are times that police officers don’t respond to calls with lights and sirens, because they don’t want the bad guys to know they’re coming.”

— Greencastle, Pa.



“I see in Thursday’s paper, what a wonderful picture of five talented women going to the White House, but I’m a little blind-sided. All it talked about was the person in the article from the Barbara (Ingram) School for the Arts. It really makes me angry that it seems like every time we turn a page in the paper, that school, the Ingram school is on the front page. ... When is the paper going to write an article about the arts or performance of other schools besides Barbara Ingram?”

— Hagerstown



“Now the elections are all over with and now the state delegation is already done in Annapolis, I’d like to see something put in the paper or on the media somewhere, what our illustrious elected officials got — proposed, what they proposed, what they got through the legislature. Let’s see their batting average. They all had a good mouth, now let’s see if they can put their foot in it. We need a good story on it.”

— Leitersburg



“This is to the Washington County Commissioners. Consider this my feedback concerning the recycling drop boxes they eliminated in the Hagerstown area. I live outside of Hagerstown and therefore do not have curbside recycling. I do recycle a lot. If you eliminate the ones I go to, which are right around Hagerstown, probably inside the city limits, then I will not be recycling, because I can’t drive, with the price of gas, all over the county. So I suggest putting boxes right outside the city limits somewhere.”

— Hagerstown

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