February 10, 2013
Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse-pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its fall nursing class. In the associate degree nursing program, the following graduates received their nursing pins: Chambersburg, Pa. - Tracey L. Schultz Emmitsburg, Md. - Ashley N. Coleman Fayetteville, Pa. - Ashley L. Barnes Frederick, Md. - Kimberly McDonald Greencastle, Pa. - Leanna Hollingshead, Stephanie A. Ocker, Ann L. White ...
December 9, 2007
Mills-Strite Robin and Edgar Mills Jr. of Hancock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Lynn Mills, to Christopher Dean Strite, son of Lester and Wilma Strite of Greencastle, Pa. Ms. Mills is a 2003 graduate of Clear Spring High School and is employed at Truck Enterprises Hagerstown Inc. She is attending Kaplan College of Hagerstown for an associate degree in business administration. Mr. Strite attended Hillside Mennonite School. He is employed at Horstdale Farm Supply LLC in Greencastle.
October 7, 1999
Army Reserve Pvt. Isaac W. Keebaugh, son of Kenneth Keebaugh and Mildred Willman and stepson of Todd Willman, all of Chambersburg, Pa., has arrived at Fort Knox, Ky., to complete basic combat training. Keebaugh is a 1999 graduate of James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg, Pa. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. James O. Webster III, son of Donna K. Webster of Hagerstown and grandson of Grace M. Disharoon of Salisbury, Md., has been decorated with the Air Force Achievement Medal, which is awarded to individuals for meritorious service, acts of courage or other outstanding accomplishments.
April 2, 2012
Larry D. Kump is running unopposed for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates. He wants to represent the newly formed 59th District, which will include northern and western Berkeley County, and eastern Morgan County. Kump, 64, a Republican living in Falling Waters, was elected to the House of Delegates in 2010. Kump said in a news release that his firm conviction that people have a duty to serve and sacrifice inspired him to run again. He also said he has a passion to protect personal liberties, especially the rights and responsibilities promised to U.S. citizens by the First, Second and 10th Amendments to the Constitution.
January 27, 2007
Reed-Strite Sarah Strite and Jacob Reed were married Oct. 7, 2006, at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church. The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Sharon Strite of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of George and Sherron Whittington of Dillsburg, Pa. The bride is a 2002 graduate of Washington County Technical High School and received an associate degree in specialized business with a focus on computer systems from York Technical Institute. She is employed as a help desk technician at Foot Locker Inc. The bridegroom is a 1994 graduate of Northern York County High School and received an associate degree in business with a focus on accounting from York Technical Institute.
April 14, 2007
Hagerstown Business College kicked off this spring's commencement season Saturday morning as the Class of 2007 donned caps and gowns to collect their diplomas during a ceremony at North Hagerstown High School. This year's class includes nearly 140 graduates in the school's allied health, business, computer technology and legal divisions. The graduates ranged from young students not that far removed from their high school graduation, to grandparents seeking a career change. The commencement speakers, both of whom graduated summa cum laude on Saturday, spoke of the challenges they faced while attending HBC, and those that are ahead.
May 21, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - Jeannie Beer of Martinsburg, W.Va., watched her stepdaughter, Christina, cross the dais at Hagerstown Community College to receive her associate degree Saturday, but Christina's mother had a better view of the event. "They both got their degrees today," Jeannie Beer said. "They got to sit beside each other and walk across the stage together. " More good news for the Beers: Christina already has a job offer to be a radiology technician at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.
May 19, 2007
Diana Keely was 12 years old when she enrolled at Hagerstown Community College. Two years later and a month shy of her 15th birthday, Diana graduated on Saturday sporting a 4.0 grade-point average and an associate degree in history, making her the youngest graduate since HCC opened six decades ago. "I'll be staying at HCC and taking Internet classes at the University of Maryland (in Hagerstown)," she said. "I have a dream of becoming an international lawyer. It's just a dream, though.