August 11, 2011
The city of Hagerstown is still seeking applicants to serve on its board of traffic and parking. Mary King, city communications manager, said in an email that there are three available positions on the five-member advisory board, which reviews issues pertaining to parking and traffic in Hagerstown. The deadline to submit an application is Aug. 22, King said. The board meets the second Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at City Hall in the engineering office, and meetings generally last about an hour, she said.
February 11, 2004
County considers allowing tip jars at Ag Center The Washington County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to pursue a request by several county nonprofits to operate tip jars during events held at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. Commissioner Doris Nipps said the county's recreation and parks board had endorsed the request, proposing that such requests be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and be limited to 501c3 organizations within Washington County. Assistant County Attorney John Martirano said the county would have to clarify terms of its lease with the University of Maryland, which owns the property, to see whether state regulations would permit gambling at the site.
January 22, 2007
Morris-Swope heads physical therapy department McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Robin Morris-Swope has been named Director of the Physical Therapy department at Fulton County Medical Center. Morris-Swope comes to the medical center from Lutheran Home Care Services and Appalachian Rehabilitation, both of Chambersburg. Morris-Swope is a native of Chester County. She completed her undergraduate work at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is a member of both the American Physical Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association as well as, a group member of the South Central Pa. orthopedic study.
August 1, 2006
Donald McCammon wants to continue helping children, which is why the retired Washington County teacher and school administrator said he decided to file for county Orphans Court judge. McCammon, 63, of 12930 The Terrace, is a Republican Over the years, McCammon said he's always listened to his students, "even when they don't think I'm listening. I've really tried to help students, and this is another way to help. " After 36 years as a history teacher and administrator, McCammon retired from Washington County Public Schools in 2001.
December 12, 1997
By DON AINES Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The field survey for the address conversion project in Berkeley County will be completed by next week and a survey of Martinsburg will begin with the new year, according to 911 Director Mary Kackley. Kackley told the County Commission Thursday that the 911 Advisory Board has begun the process of assigning addresses to the unnamed roads in the county that have three or more homes on them. "I had no idea there were so many unnamed roads out there," said Martinsburg Fire Chief Phil Martin, a member of the advisory board.
April 22, 2010
The recently formed Historic City Park Neighborhoods 1st Group's first fundraiser ended short of its goal, but group member Heather Holman says members will continue to work to spruce up the park and raise awareness of safety and other issues in their neighborhood. The group's fundraiser, which ended this week, brought in about $450, short of the goal of $1,000, Holman said in an e-mail. The money raised will go toward the group's goals for the neighborhood around city park and the park itself.
November 17, 2000
Salvation Army rings in holiday kettle drive By MARLO BARNHART / Staff Writer John Barr said his early memories of the Salvation Army kettle drive were when his late father, Jack Barr, would call him on the telephone and say he'd pick him up in five minutes. "I'd ask where we were going, and Dad would simply say to get ready," John Barr said with a smile. Each time, he said, he would find himself at the holiday kettle drive kickoff. On Friday, Barr again helped kick off the 2000 campaign at Wal-Mart in the Centre at Hagerstown.
February 15, 2013
Memorial Recreation Center is seeking coaches and sponsors for the Ruth Monroe Summer Basketball League in Wheaton Park. The league is looking for 10 sponsors each for the junior division (ages 10 to 13) and the senior division (ages 14 to 18). The sponsorships cost $500 per team. The fee includes expenses for two referees per game, T-shirts with the sponsor logo and name for a roster of 10 to 12 players and trophies. It also includes contributions to the banquet dinner at the end of the season.
November 7, 2006
Art school and gallery seeks board members Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. is seeking community members to participate in the art class programming and gallery activities by volunteering on its advisory board. A term of service is one year. Activities of the board include fundraising, writing grants and serving on a jazz concert committee. The annual meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-6191 or e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.
April 26, 2001
Community briefs The Friends of South Mountain State Battlefield Inc. will hold a membership meeting Saturday, May 12, at 11a.m., in the Visitor's Center at Greenbrier State Park, 21843 National Pike (Route 40), Boonsboro. The membership meeting is open to the public. The annual membership picnic will follow the meeting and is open to all members and their families. Members are asked to bring a covered dish. Prior to the membership meeting, FSMSB will hold its executive meeting at 9 a.m., at Greenbrier State Park.