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by RICHARD BELISLE | February 24, 2003
waynesboro@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Advance Auto Parts, which has 2,436 stores across the country, plans to build 110 more with one of those new stores opening in Washington Township early this summer, a company spokesman said Friday. Brian Wade, marketing analyst for the Roanoke, Va.-based corporation, said while the company has stores in urban areas, it does very well in small communities like Waynesboro. "It has the kind of customer we're looking for," Wade said.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 2013
1. Monster trucks meet the public Monster Jam takes place Friday, July 19, through Sunday, July 21, at Hagerstown Speedway. Selected trucks will be on display on from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Free.  • Gravedigger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 17629 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown.  • Son-uva-Digger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 325 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.  • Gunslinger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 1510 E. Main...
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 7, 2003
Pleasant View Heights preliminary plat OK'd The Washington County Planning Commission on Monday approved a preliminary plat plan for Pleasant View Heights on Melody Lane near Downsville Pike. Nineteen single-family houses are proposed, according to a planning department report. Advance Auto Parts gets OK on site plan Advance Auto Parts on Virginia Avenue wants to add 6,600 square feet to its business, according to a report made to the Washington County Planning Commission Monday.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
Following is a list of shopping centers in Hagerstown and the businesses they house. Hagerstown Shopping Center Advance Auto Parts Super Shoe Store Nu Look Smoker Friendly Country Flair Beauty Salon Davidson Beauty Systems Le's Nails China Gourmet Rentway Burger King Papa John's Long Meadow Shopping Center...
NEWS
April 24, 2000
The Maryland Job Service and the Washington County Job Service Employer Committee will sponsor an April job fair at Maryland Job Service, 14 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown Thursday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The job fair is free and open to the public. The monthly event matches professional and nonprofessional job seekers with area employers seeking qualified job candidates. The six featured employers for this month's job fair are: First Data Merchant, Advance Auto Parts, Randstad, U.S. Census Bureau, AC&T, Pizzeria Uno. Anyone interested in finding out more about opportunities with one or more of these companies is invited to attend.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | June 13, 2010
HALFWAY --Hagerstown resident Zoe Van Meter said she's a sucker for good causes. So when Van Meter, 28, saw a sign for a car wash fundraiser to help a little girl who needs a heart transplant, she pulled beside Advance Auto Parts in a white Scion xD. At least seven people -- family members and friends of Athena Dunkin -- went to work washing the car. Athena's grandfathers, Pete Ladygo and Brenton Snyder, put some muscle into scrubbing dead...
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By HEATHER KEELS | August 4, 2008
BOONSBORO -- Gunning down the track at the Mason-Dixon Dragway Sunday, Michael Stevenson's ride stood out from the tricked-out sports cars and fierce-looking drag bikes. Painted black and white and complete with whirling red and blue lights, the "Kop Kar" bore its message in bold stick-on letters: "Street racing is a CRIME. Drag racing is a SPORT. " Stevenson, a passionate anti-street racing advocate nicknamed "The Cowboy," was at the Mason-Dixon Dragway Sunday to raise money for the Street to Strip Drag School, a free program he runs in York, Pa., to teach young people to race safely.
BUSINESS
November 25, 2012
Nibble with Gibble's CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eldon Dieffenbach of Myerstown, Pa., announced recently that he has entered into an agreement to acquire Nibble with Gibble's of Chambersburg. Currently owned by Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe Inc., home of Martin's potato rolls, Gibble's is a producer of potato chips, pretzels, cheese puffs and popcorn. It has been a Central Pennsylvania institution since the late 1950s. This transition will mark a passing of corporate leadership from one well-known food manufacturing family to a member of another.
NEWS
June 12, 2010
OCT. 26, 1927-JUNE 10, 2010 James Carl Shifler, 82, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010, at his home. Born in Boonsboro, Md. on Oct. 26, 1927, he was the son of the late John Clayton and Ethel Katherine Lynch Shifler. James retired from Apple Valley Chevrolet as a parts manager and was presently employed as a parts driver for Advance Auto Parts in Hagerstown. He was a member of American Legion Post 202, Williamsport, Md., and an active member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | January 31, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Burt Cohen is his name and auto parts are his game - for 42 of his 51 years. Now the assistant manager at AutoZone on Virginia Avenue, Cohen said not only has he changed a lot over the years, but so has the auto parts business. "From the time I was 8 years old in New Haven, Conn., I began spending time in my dad's auto parts store," Cohen said. In the 1950s, stores like that usually were "mom and pop" businesses with about one-tenth the number of items available today.
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July 12, 2013
1. Monster trucks meet the public Monster Jam takes place Friday, July 19, through Sunday, July 21, at Hagerstown Speedway. Selected trucks will be on display on from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Free.  • Gravedigger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 17629 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown.  • Son-uva-Digger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 325 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.  • Gunslinger will be at Advance Auto Parts, 1510 E. Main...
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BUSINESS
November 25, 2012
Nibble with Gibble's CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eldon Dieffenbach of Myerstown, Pa., announced recently that he has entered into an agreement to acquire Nibble with Gibble's of Chambersburg. Currently owned by Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe Inc., home of Martin's potato rolls, Gibble's is a producer of potato chips, pretzels, cheese puffs and popcorn. It has been a Central Pennsylvania institution since the late 1950s. This transition will mark a passing of corporate leadership from one well-known food manufacturing family to a member of another.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | June 13, 2010
HALFWAY --Hagerstown resident Zoe Van Meter said she's a sucker for good causes. So when Van Meter, 28, saw a sign for a car wash fundraiser to help a little girl who needs a heart transplant, she pulled beside Advance Auto Parts in a white Scion xD. At least seven people -- family members and friends of Athena Dunkin -- went to work washing the car. Athena's grandfathers, Pete Ladygo and Brenton Snyder, put some muscle into scrubbing dead...
NEWS
June 12, 2010
OCT. 26, 1927-JUNE 10, 2010 James Carl Shifler, 82, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010, at his home. Born in Boonsboro, Md. on Oct. 26, 1927, he was the son of the late John Clayton and Ethel Katherine Lynch Shifler. James retired from Apple Valley Chevrolet as a parts manager and was presently employed as a parts driver for Advance Auto Parts in Hagerstown. He was a member of American Legion Post 202, Williamsport, Md., and an active member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | August 4, 2008
BOONSBORO -- Gunning down the track at the Mason-Dixon Dragway Sunday, Michael Stevenson's ride stood out from the tricked-out sports cars and fierce-looking drag bikes. Painted black and white and complete with whirling red and blue lights, the "Kop Kar" bore its message in bold stick-on letters: "Street racing is a CRIME. Drag racing is a SPORT. " Stevenson, a passionate anti-street racing advocate nicknamed "The Cowboy," was at the Mason-Dixon Dragway Sunday to raise money for the Street to Strip Drag School, a free program he runs in York, Pa., to teach young people to race safely.
NEWS
July 4, 2007
Defining a 'patriot' To the editor: You need not wear a uniform to be a patriot. You need not be in war to be a hero. To be a true American, you must love our flag and country more than life. You then become a patriot and a hero. Ronald F. (Ron) Hovis What about folks who live in Robinwood area? To the editor: The June 17 column by Bob Maginnis on the human cost of the hospital delay was interesting, but not as true as the staff at the hospital has complained about.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | January 31, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Burt Cohen is his name and auto parts are his game - for 42 of his 51 years. Now the assistant manager at AutoZone on Virginia Avenue, Cohen said not only has he changed a lot over the years, but so has the auto parts business. "From the time I was 8 years old in New Haven, Conn., I began spending time in my dad's auto parts store," Cohen said. In the 1950s, stores like that usually were "mom and pop" businesses with about one-tenth the number of items available today.
NEWS
by RICHARD F. BELISLE | October 15, 2003
waynesboro@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Ernie Brockmann didn't know until last week that he would be closing his Western Auto Store in downtown Waynesboro for good on Dec. 31. Western Auto headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., said in a letter to its network of stores dated Oct. 6, that the company would stop sending merchandise to its dealers after Dec. 15. The company will end its dealer contracts Jan. 4, according to the letter....
NEWS
by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 7, 2003
Pleasant View Heights preliminary plat OK'd The Washington County Planning Commission on Monday approved a preliminary plat plan for Pleasant View Heights on Melody Lane near Downsville Pike. Nineteen single-family houses are proposed, according to a planning department report. Advance Auto Parts gets OK on site plan Advance Auto Parts on Virginia Avenue wants to add 6,600 square feet to its business, according to a report made to the Washington County Planning Commission Monday.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
Following is a list of shopping centers in Hagerstown and the businesses they house. Hagerstown Shopping Center Advance Auto Parts Super Shoe Store Nu Look Smoker Friendly Country Flair Beauty Salon Davidson Beauty Systems Le's Nails China Gourmet Rentway Burger King Papa John's Long Meadow Shopping Center...
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