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by MARLO BARNHART | June 5, 2007
Harold Edgar Churchey, longtime proprietor of the snack bar at the Washington County Courthouse, died Saturday after being injured in an accident a day earlier in the parking lot of Big Lots in Martinsburg, W.Va. Churchey, who was legally blind since birth, was 79. The Martinsburg Police Department responded to Big Lots at 1275 N. Queen St. at 4:16 p.m. Friday, about four minutes after receiving a report that a vehicle struck a pedestrian, according to a press release. Police said a 21-year-old woman was backing out of a parking spot when the left rear quarter panel of the vehicle she was driving hit Churchey, knocking him to the ground.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | December 8, 2004
An Aaron Rents store is expected to open in a shopping center on Maryland Avenue within two months, said Ira Miller, who co-owns the shopping center that also includes Big Lots and Tuesday Morning. The Baltimore-based partnership that owns the plaza, 1111 Maryland Avenue SM LLC, is considering subdividing the 50,000-square-foot former Phar-Mor space to generate more interest in that commercial space, Miller said. Aaron Rents is a national company that rents or rents to own furniture and appliances such as televisions and refrigerators, Miller said.
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March 24, 2009
MAY 1, 1944-MARCH 21, 2009 Philip Wayne Hare, 64, a resident of Arc of Washington County, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at the Arc Pinesburg Residential Facility, Williamsport. Born May 1, 1944, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Rev. Luther Lee and Winifred Lee Edwards Hare. He was retired from Big Lots department store. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport. He was preceded in death by one brother, Orison Hare. A memorial service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport.
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By MARLO BARNHART | November 19, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Recently back after 14 long, hard days in Louisiana, Maj. Butch Mallard of The Salvation Army in Hagerstown said he was tired, but very proud of the $100,000-plus response from area residents for victims of the hurricanes along the Gulf Coast. As the 2005 kettle drive officially kicked off Friday morning at Valley Mall, Mallard and others said they are confident that Washington County residents will continue to give generously to help the needy here as well.
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by MARLO BARNHART | June 4, 2007
Harold Edgar Churchey, longtime proprietor of the snack bar at the Washington County Courthouse, died Saturday as a result of injuries from an accident one day earlier in the parking lot of Big Lots in Martinsburg, W.Va. Legally blind since birth, Churchey was 79. Information from Martinsburg City Police this morning was sketchy, possibly because the department might not have been notified that Churchey died several hours after the accident. Lt. Glenn Macher said the accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Friday.
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by DON AINES | July 30, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pushing a cart through the aisles of U.S. Factory Outlets Thursday brought back a lot of memories for Mary Bigler. "It's my old stomping grounds because I worked for Ames for many years," Bigler said as she picked out doilies, undergarments and other items. In another part of the store, Elsie Mayhugh found the tiny paper umbrellas she needed for her daughter Karah's Hawaiian theme birthday party. "It's nice to have something at this end of town," she said.
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By DAN DEARTH | December 23, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A deal is being negotiated to sell one half of the South End Shopping Center on Maryland Avenue in Hagerstown. Jordan Muchnick, an associate with Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services of Philadelphia, said this week the sale would include the portion of the shopping center from Aaron's to Big Lots. Some of the other businesses in the shopping center are Planet Fitness and the Save-A-Lot grocery store. Muchnick said the Pizza Hut, which is at the entrance of the shopping center, would not be included in the sale.
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July 23, 2007
Does this writer speak for majority? To the editor: My son read through Nancy Boyer's letter in Sunday's Herald-Mail, and said, "That's not just disinformation, that's de-information. " She manages to say nothing true in lots of words. As a registered Republican, I worry for the future of my party and my country if she represents any sizable segment of the voting populace. Unfortunately, from what I see in the such places as "You Said It," she may be speaking for the majority.
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March 20, 1998
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer Authorities have no suspects in the death of Clara Elizabeth Miller, 19, whose badly decomposed body was found March 9 in the 900 block of South Burhans Boulevard, according to investigators. "We have a couple of different avenues we're looking at," said Detective Wayne Shank of the Hagerstown City Police criminal investigation unit. Miller, who was being sought in connection with the death of a Greencastle, Pa., man last August, had been missing since November.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | April 28, 2012
Ashley Furniture HomeStore celebrated the opening of its new store on Wesel Boulevard in Hagerstown Saturday with a ribbon cutting and a $25,000 furniture giveaway. The new store opened in December 2011, store owner Abdul Ayyad said, and will replace the former Ashley location at Longmeadow Shopping Center. Ayyad said he has one more year on his lease for the Longmeadow store. He plans to operate the building as a clearance outlet until the lease expires, he said. Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. is headquartered in Arcadia, Wis., and manufactures and distributes home furniture products throughout the world.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | April 28, 2012
Ashley Furniture HomeStore celebrated the opening of its new store on Wesel Boulevard in Hagerstown Saturday with a ribbon cutting and a $25,000 furniture giveaway. The new store opened in December 2011, store owner Abdul Ayyad said, and will replace the former Ashley location at Longmeadow Shopping Center. Ayyad said he has one more year on his lease for the Longmeadow store. He plans to operate the building as a clearance outlet until the lease expires, he said. Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. is headquartered in Arcadia, Wis., and manufactures and distributes home furniture products throughout the world.
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By DAN DEARTH | December 23, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A deal is being negotiated to sell one half of the South End Shopping Center on Maryland Avenue in Hagerstown. Jordan Muchnick, an associate with Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services of Philadelphia, said this week the sale would include the portion of the shopping center from Aaron's to Big Lots. Some of the other businesses in the shopping center are Planet Fitness and the Save-A-Lot grocery store. Muchnick said the Pizza Hut, which is at the entrance of the shopping center, would not be included in the sale.
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March 24, 2009
MAY 1, 1944-MARCH 21, 2009 Philip Wayne Hare, 64, a resident of Arc of Washington County, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at the Arc Pinesburg Residential Facility, Williamsport. Born May 1, 1944, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Rev. Luther Lee and Winifred Lee Edwards Hare. He was retired from Big Lots department store. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport. He was preceded in death by one brother, Orison Hare. A memorial service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport.
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By STACI CLIPP / 240-625-7416 | July 14, 2008
Hello! Here we are in the middle of July already! It's just unbelievable how fast time flies! Class of 1961 The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1961 will hold its annual picnic Saturday starting at 11 a.m. at Doub's Woods Park in the pavilion across from Big Lots. Lunch will be served at noon. Please bring a covered dish; the reunion committee will provide fried chicken, soft drinks and paper products. The class is also inviting those who were on the faculty from 1957 to 1961 to come to the picnic.
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July 23, 2007
Does this writer speak for majority? To the editor: My son read through Nancy Boyer's letter in Sunday's Herald-Mail, and said, "That's not just disinformation, that's de-information. " She manages to say nothing true in lots of words. As a registered Republican, I worry for the future of my party and my country if she represents any sizable segment of the voting populace. Unfortunately, from what I see in the such places as "You Said It," she may be speaking for the majority.
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by MARLO BARNHART | June 5, 2007
Harold Edgar Churchey, longtime proprietor of the snack bar at the Washington County Courthouse, died Saturday after being injured in an accident a day earlier in the parking lot of Big Lots in Martinsburg, W.Va. Churchey, who was legally blind since birth, was 79. The Martinsburg Police Department responded to Big Lots at 1275 N. Queen St. at 4:16 p.m. Friday, about four minutes after receiving a report that a vehicle struck a pedestrian, according to a press release. Police said a 21-year-old woman was backing out of a parking spot when the left rear quarter panel of the vehicle she was driving hit Churchey, knocking him to the ground.
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by MARLO BARNHART | June 4, 2007
Harold Edgar Churchey, longtime proprietor of the snack bar at the Washington County Courthouse, died Saturday as a result of injuries from an accident one day earlier in the parking lot of Big Lots in Martinsburg, W.Va. Legally blind since birth, Churchey was 79. Information from Martinsburg City Police this morning was sketchy, possibly because the department might not have been notified that Churchey died several hours after the accident. Lt. Glenn Macher said the accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Friday.
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By MARLO BARNHART | November 19, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Recently back after 14 long, hard days in Louisiana, Maj. Butch Mallard of The Salvation Army in Hagerstown said he was tired, but very proud of the $100,000-plus response from area residents for victims of the hurricanes along the Gulf Coast. As the 2005 kettle drive officially kicked off Friday morning at Valley Mall, Mallard and others said they are confident that Washington County residents will continue to give generously to help the needy here as well.
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June 6, 2005
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by JULIE E. GREENE | December 8, 2004
An Aaron Rents store is expected to open in a shopping center on Maryland Avenue within two months, said Ira Miller, who co-owns the shopping center that also includes Big Lots and Tuesday Morning. The Baltimore-based partnership that owns the plaza, 1111 Maryland Avenue SM LLC, is considering subdividing the 50,000-square-foot former Phar-Mor space to generate more interest in that commercial space, Miller said. Aaron Rents is a national company that rents or rents to own furniture and appliances such as televisions and refrigerators, Miller said.
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