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January 5, 2001
Charles Street fire caused by kerosene heater By DAN KULIN And MARLO BARNHART / Staff Writers A Thursday house fire on Charles Street in Hagerstown started after a resident knocked over a kerosene heater, Hagerstown Fire Marshal Tom Brown said Friday. The fire at 114 Charles St. destroyed the two-story home owned by James Chandler and Janet Walker. Brown said the fire started in a first-floor room where Chandler was sleeping on the floor. Chandler had filled a kerosene heater earlier, spilling some kerosene into the base plate, Brown said.
NEWS
April 11, 2009
The Easter egg hunt scheduled for Saturday morning at Wheaton Park on Charles Street in Hagerstown was postponed due to rain. The egg hunt has been rescheduled for Monday at 10 a.m. at Wheaton Park. The event is for children ages 10 and younger, and prizes will be awarded. In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors to the Memorial Recreation Center at 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown. For information, call 301-790-0203.
NEWS
November 5, 1997
By BRENDAN KIRBY Staff Writer Hagerstown officials are considering fighting the illegal drug trade with an unlikely weapon: one-way street signs. A group consisting of police, prosecutors and officials from various city departments has proposed a series of traffic changes that would make Sumans Avenue and nearby streets one-way roads headed north. The hope is to disrupt drug dealers in the area, making illegal activities easier to detect and law-breakers easier to catch.
NEWS
May 28, 2009
Cats Adult DSH, white, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, black and beige, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, gray and white, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, black and gray, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, gray, found on Stouffer Avenue. Adult DSH, white and gray, found on Back Road. Adult DSH, black and white, found on Back Road. Adult DSH, gray and black, found on Boeler Road. Adult DSH, gray and black, found on Raven Rock Road.
NEWS
July 31, 2013
Hagerstown Police respond to incidents The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following incidents: Monday  At 2:34 p.m., a personal injury accident occurred at Frederick Street and Kenly Avenue.  At 2:44 p.m., a suspicious person was reported in the first block of West Franklin Street.  At 2:46 p.m., a disorderly conduct/disturbance incident was reported in the 700 block of Lanvale Street.  At 3 p.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported at Oak Hill Avenue and Country Club Road.
NEWS
November 28, 1997
Drivers in the North Jonathan Street area can expect to see traffic pattern changes in the surrounding area in about three weeks as officials attempt to curb illegal drug activity, city officials said Tuesday. Hagerstown City Council members voted 4-1 on Tuesday night to change the traffic patterns. Councilman J. Wallace McClure cast the lone dissenting vote. McClure said he doesn't oppose changing the traffic patterns, but wanted to set a date to re-evaluate the change.
NEWS
August 15, 2013
Hagerstown police are looking for a motorist who crashed a vehicle on Jonathan Street while fleeing police early Thursday morning, according to a news release. A female passenger was injured in the rollover crash. The unidentified woman was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown for minor injuries, police said. The incident began just before 1 a.m., when police attempted to stop a Ford Escape in the 600 block of Forest Drive. The driver, whom police believe is a black male, failed to stop and increased the vehicle's speed as it approached the intersection of Charles and Jonathan streets, the release said.
NEWS
May 14, 2008
'Mr. Walt' will be missed To the editor: Several years ago, I was going into my brother's home on Charles Street, laughing about something Mr. Walt had said to me as I passed his home on Charles Street. As I entered the house, Tom asked, "What is so funny?" As I proceeded to respond, Tom shook his head and said, "Mr. Walt, he is a good neighbor. " Monday, April 21, was a sad day in Hagerstown but sadder yet for the neighbors on the 400 block of Jonathan Street as we learned the news of our great neighbor being called home.
NEWS
June 13, 2013
The following incidents were reported by the Hagerstown Police Department: Tuesday At 2:45 p.m., summons served in the first block of West Antietam Street. At 3:24 p.m., suspicious person/subject stopped in the first block of North Potomac Street. At 3:46 p.m., a theft was reported in the 1000 block of Hamilton Boulevard. At 5:21 p.m., a theft was reported in the first block of Summit Avenue. At 7:43 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted at Randolph Avenue and North Locust Street.
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NEWS
August 15, 2013
Hagerstown police are looking for a motorist who crashed a vehicle on Jonathan Street while fleeing police early Thursday morning, according to a news release. A female passenger was injured in the rollover crash. The unidentified woman was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown for minor injuries, police said. The incident began just before 1 a.m., when police attempted to stop a Ford Escape in the 600 block of Forest Drive. The driver, whom police believe is a black male, failed to stop and increased the vehicle's speed as it approached the intersection of Charles and Jonathan streets, the release said.
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NEWS
July 31, 2013
Hagerstown Police respond to incidents The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following incidents: Monday  At 2:34 p.m., a personal injury accident occurred at Frederick Street and Kenly Avenue.  At 2:44 p.m., a suspicious person was reported in the first block of West Franklin Street.  At 2:46 p.m., a disorderly conduct/disturbance incident was reported in the 700 block of Lanvale Street.  At 3 p.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported at Oak Hill Avenue and Country Club Road.
NEWS
June 13, 2013
The following incidents were reported by the Hagerstown Police Department: Tuesday At 2:45 p.m., summons served in the first block of West Antietam Street. At 3:24 p.m., suspicious person/subject stopped in the first block of North Potomac Street. At 3:46 p.m., a theft was reported in the 1000 block of Hamilton Boulevard. At 5:21 p.m., a theft was reported in the first block of Summit Avenue. At 7:43 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted at Randolph Avenue and North Locust Street.
NEWS
Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | May 24, 2013
The Board of Directors at Memorial Recreation Center invites the community to a rededication ceremony Saturday, June 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. The building will be renamed the Robert W. Johnson Community Center in honor of Johnson and his contributions to the community and Washington County. Johnson's life reflected the adversities the community has overcome and diversity that enriches the area. His actions were compatible to the hope that is offered at the center. The event will include a ribbon cutting by the City of Hagerstown at the center, which is at 109 North Ave. in Hagerstown.
NEWS
May 28, 2009
Cats Adult DSH, white, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, black and beige, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, gray and white, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, black and gray, found on Summit Avenue. Adult DSH, gray, found on Stouffer Avenue. Adult DSH, white and gray, found on Back Road. Adult DSH, black and white, found on Back Road. Adult DSH, gray and black, found on Boeler Road. Adult DSH, gray and black, found on Raven Rock Road.
NEWS
April 11, 2009
The Easter egg hunt scheduled for Saturday morning at Wheaton Park on Charles Street in Hagerstown was postponed due to rain. The egg hunt has been rescheduled for Monday at 10 a.m. at Wheaton Park. The event is for children ages 10 and younger, and prizes will be awarded. In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors to the Memorial Recreation Center at 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown. For information, call 301-790-0203.
NEWS
May 14, 2008
'Mr. Walt' will be missed To the editor: Several years ago, I was going into my brother's home on Charles Street, laughing about something Mr. Walt had said to me as I passed his home on Charles Street. As I entered the house, Tom asked, "What is so funny?" As I proceeded to respond, Tom shook his head and said, "Mr. Walt, he is a good neighbor. " Monday, April 21, was a sad day in Hagerstown but sadder yet for the neighbors on the 400 block of Jonathan Street as we learned the news of our great neighbor being called home.
NEWS
January 5, 2001
Charles Street fire caused by kerosene heater By DAN KULIN And MARLO BARNHART / Staff Writers A Thursday house fire on Charles Street in Hagerstown started after a resident knocked over a kerosene heater, Hagerstown Fire Marshal Tom Brown said Friday. The fire at 114 Charles St. destroyed the two-story home owned by James Chandler and Janet Walker. Brown said the fire started in a first-floor room where Chandler was sleeping on the floor. Chandler had filled a kerosene heater earlier, spilling some kerosene into the base plate, Brown said.
NEWS
November 28, 1997
Drivers in the North Jonathan Street area can expect to see traffic pattern changes in the surrounding area in about three weeks as officials attempt to curb illegal drug activity, city officials said Tuesday. Hagerstown City Council members voted 4-1 on Tuesday night to change the traffic patterns. Councilman J. Wallace McClure cast the lone dissenting vote. McClure said he doesn't oppose changing the traffic patterns, but wanted to set a date to re-evaluate the change.
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