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NEWS
March 22, 1997
By BRENDAN KIRBY Staff Writer HANCOCK - The Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association Thursday approved a resolution to change the name of the emergency services coordinator when the position is filled. Jerry Reed, who formerly held the job, earlier this month announced he was leaving the position. Association President Jay Grimes said the organization wanted an administrative assistant, not a "coordinator. " "We need somebody to do paperwork," he said.
EDUCATION
November 21, 2011
St. Mary Catholic School held its annual readathon on Nov. 9. Each student read for 100 minutes.   The eighth-graders read to the kindergarten students, while the first-graders read to the prekindergarten students, with all other students reading to themselves. Guest readers included Principal Patricia McDermott, school nurse Paula Radley, administrative assistant Cheryl Hammond and library assistant Sister Corda Mullinex. Students acquired pledges to raise money for The Salvation Army Angel Project.
NEWS
June 28, 2009
Sheena Marie Bricker and Jared Nelson Showe were married June 28, 2008, at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Abe and Julie Bricker of Hagerstown. She is a 2000 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a 2004 graduate of Shepherd University. She is employed as an administrative assistant with Manitowoc Crane Group in Shady Grove, Pa. The bridegroom is the son of Richard and Kendra Showe of Hagerstown. He is a 2002 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and is employed with Lehigh-Phoenix in Hagerstown.
NEWS
April 23, 2008
Christie Phillips has been named 2008 Administrative Professional of the Year by the Hager Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals. Phillips is the administrative assistant to Mary Towe, vice president and chief nursing officer at Washington County Hospital, and has worked for the hospital for seven years. Phillips is active on many committees and has taken on the job of designing most of the fliers for the chapter. Susan Hart and Denise Dickerson, past administrative professionals of the year, presented Phillips with the award Monday.
NEWS
July 21, 2000
Engagement Announcements for 7/22 Babb-Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Richard Babb of Warrenton, Va., wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Ann Babb, to Scott Charles Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson of Shepherdstown, W.Va. Ms. Babb is a 1996 graduate of Shepherd College. She is employed as an administrative assistant with Loudoun County Department of Financial Services. Mr. Anderson received bachelor's and master's degrees from Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pa., in 1992 and 1995.
NEWS
July 27, 2009
Hagerstown Community College graduate Holly Bonenberger was awarded a $15,000 Community College Merit Scholarship July 8 from University of Maryland University College. Bonenberger, who recently earned her associate of science degree in administration of justice at HCC, will pursue a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at UMUC starting in the fall. The scholarship will cover tuition and fees for two years, officials said. She was selected by a committee to receive the scholarship, based on merit, need and a compelling essay.
NEWS
by RICHARD F. BELISLE | January 30, 2004
waynesboro@herald-mail.com MERCERSBURG, Pa. - The first two of six applicants for the job of borough manager were interviewed Monday night and the next four are scheduled to meet with the search committee today, Mercersburg Borough Council member Roger Defibaugh said Tuesday. Twelve people answered ads the council ran in area newspapers seeking applicants. The field was narrowed to six applicants for interviews, said Steven Mellott, acting borough secretary. Mellott said he is among the 12 applicants for the position.
NEWS
May 28, 2003
Cross country course named for teacher CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The cross country course for Chambersburg Area Senior High School will be named in honor of Tim Cook, the cross country coach killed in a vehicle accident last December. The Tim Cook Memorial Cross Country Course at Falling Spring Elementary School will be dedicated at a cross country meet next fall. The board voted to name the course in honor of Cook during a meeting earlier this month. Cook, and his wife Susan, both 49, died in a Dec. 13 collision on Interstate 81 near Chambersburg.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | March 29, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - A program at Hagerstown Community College has made attending and affording classes easier for Cassaundra Plummer, 23, a single parent raising two children. Plummer, of Hagerstown, who has a 3-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, has been enrolled in the administrative assistant program in the college's Job Training Institute since August 2003. "They are very friendly people who do all they can to help you out," Plummer said Sunday.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | September 6, 2013
No one can accuse Kate Quinn of not being a modern-day woman. She has multiple college degrees, has pursued her career dreams and is a creative and independent thinker. But sometimes, Quinn enjoys living in the past. It's a requirement of her job. The Crofton, Md., resident is a writer of historical fiction - weaving stories of scandal, intrigue and romance with historical detail. Her favorite periods in time include ancient Rome and the Italian Renaissance, which have provided the backdrop for introducing readers to the terrifying reign of a paranoid emperor, the brutal life of a gladiator and the mistress of a Borgia pope.
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NEWS
July 14, 2013
Carmen Harbaugh has been hired to fill a vacant full-time administrative assistant position working in the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission office. Harbaugh joins the EDC staff from another county department, moving from the review and planning office, County Administrator Gregory B. Murray said. “I'm happy to be in this new position,” Harbaugh told EDC members Thursday morning. The job includes health care benefits and base pay at the county's Grade 9 level, which starts at about $32,000 a year, according to previous reports in The Herald-Mail.
NEWS
By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | April 2, 2013
Washington County plans to list two economic development jobs Monday, including a new part-time position coordinating the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission's to-be-decided top five goals for the future. The Strategic Economic Development Plan Coordinator will be a nonpermanent contracted position, paying $25,000 over a 26-week period, according to a Tuesday discussion of the Washington County Board of Commissioners. The employee would work fewer than 30 hours per week and would not receive health care benefits, the commissioners decided.
OBITUARIES
January 22, 2013
Linda L. Divelbiss, 66, of Chambersburg, Pa., was called to her heavenly home by her Savior on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital following a six-month illness.  Born Jan. 9, 1947, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank J. and Helen Keefer Divelbiss.  After graduating from Chambersburg Area Senior High School in 1964, she began a career with the U.S. Government's Department of Transportation and retired from...
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | May 1, 2012
Debbie Keyser, hired a month ago as Jefferson County's first human resource manager, was appointed interim county administrator by the Jefferson County Commission on Friday. Her duties will include both positions until a permeant administrator is hired. Her temporary salary will be in the $95,000-a-year range, said Commissioners President Patsy Noland. “We'll discuss that on Thursday,” Noland said, referring to Thursday's county commission meeting. Keyser replaces Sandy Slusher McDonald, who has held the interim position since Jan. 13, when Tim Boyde resigned as county administrator.
EDUCATION
November 21, 2011
St. Mary Catholic School held its annual readathon on Nov. 9. Each student read for 100 minutes.   The eighth-graders read to the kindergarten students, while the first-graders read to the prekindergarten students, with all other students reading to themselves. Guest readers included Principal Patricia McDermott, school nurse Paula Radley, administrative assistant Cheryl Hammond and library assistant Sister Corda Mullinex. Students acquired pledges to raise money for The Salvation Army Angel Project.
OPINION
November 4, 2011
AFSCME needs to respond to uniformed employee needs To the editor: It would seem that AFSCME of Maryland believes that it has to present a presence to justify its existence. Who the Department of Corrections hires for what position should not be the focus of a state employee association unless a complaint is filed.   Patrick Moran (director of AFSCME of Maryland) should direct his association's focus on the issues that directly affect the workers of the state.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ and DON AINES | andrews@herald-mail.com | October 6, 2011
A union official is questioning the appointment of Roxbury Correctional Institution's new assistant warden, but state officials say Denise Morgan is qualified. Until recently, Morgan was an administrative assistant for Jon Galley, the assistant commissioner for the West Region, according to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Morgan has worked for the department since Sept. 20, 2002, and was an Administrative Officer III until she recently was named assistant warden at RCI, according to details the department provided The Herald-Mail through a Maryland Public Information Act request.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2011
Ashley Durboraw has been named the new gallery manager-administrative assistant by the Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Durboraw is a 2010 graduate of Kaplan University where she earned an Associate of Applied Science in graphic design.  Durboraw brings experience in design, display, retail and customer service to the arts council. Call WCAC at 301-791-3132.
NEWS
July 27, 2009
Hagerstown Community College graduate Holly Bonenberger was awarded a $15,000 Community College Merit Scholarship July 8 from University of Maryland University College. Bonenberger, who recently earned her associate of science degree in administration of justice at HCC, will pursue a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at UMUC starting in the fall. The scholarship will cover tuition and fees for two years, officials said. She was selected by a committee to receive the scholarship, based on merit, need and a compelling essay.
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