November 14, 2012
As part of the annual United Way of Washington County's Day of Caring, volunteers from Citicorp and Potomac Edison worked on the grounds of Potomac Center, off Marshall Street in Hagerstown. The volunteers trimmed bushes, pulled weeds, raked leaves, installed a volleyball net, cleaned out rain spouts and did other jobs. Potomac Center officials said they were grateful to the United Way and the volunteers for their service to the community.
June 24, 2012
Cynthia Lou “Cindy” (Russell) Caron, 62, of 11641 Nottingham Lane, Waynesboro, Pa., entered into eternal rest at 8:55 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. Born April 22, 1950, in Pigeon-Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of the late George W. and Ida Rose (Lee) Russell. Cindy and her family lived her early life in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Mexico City, Mexico. Her family lived for a time in Hagerstown, Md., where she was a 1968 graduate of North Hagerstown High.
February 17, 2012
Despite the sluggish economy, United Way of Washington County's annual fundraising drive raised more money this year than last. Addie Nardi, the United Way's director of resource development, said the 2011 fundraiser generated about $1.62 million, compared to about $1.61 million in 2010. This year's fundraiser fell a little short of its $1.65 million goal, officials said Friday during the campaign finale at Cortland Mansion in Hagerstown . We're really proud of what we were able to do this year,” Nardi said.
September 16, 2011
Hagerstown Community College received a charitable donation of $10,000 from Citicorp Credit Services, Inc., to benefit students in HCC's Job Training Student Resources (JTSR) program. "Citi is pleased to provide funding which will allow 30 more students to receive assistance in the Job Training Student Resources program at HCC," said Debra Gorbsky, customer service group manager and Hagerstown site president for Citi. "Our goal is to connect these students to appropriate services, which will allow them to stay in college, have a successful experience, and complete their programming.
September 13, 2011
Donna Wray (Bartles) Rogers, 56, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at NMS Healthcare Center in Hagerstown. Born May 8, 1955, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of T. Wendy Gardner of Hagerstown and the late Raymond Bartles. Donna was a graduate of Hagerstown Business College and had worked for the city of Hagerstown, was a creative mortgage specialist and worked for Citicorp in their fraud division. Donna was a former member of the Eagles Club in Hagerstown.
August 28, 2009
-AUG. 27, 2009 NORFOLK, Va. - George Henry Albert Lenz Jr., 87, died Thursday morning, Aug. 27, 2009, in Norfolk, Va. Mr. Lenz was born in Jersey City, N.J., to George H. Lenz and Elsa Friberg Lenz. He spent his early years in Palisades Park, N.J., but made Maryland his home for most of his life, living in Baltimore, Elkridge, Sykesville and Boonsboro. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Sarah (Sherry) Cooley Lenz; and by his daughters, Sharon Clune Lenz Irwin and her husband, Dick, of Canton, Conn.
August 28, 2009
The Maryland medical examiner's office said it could not determine the cause of a 5-month-old boy's death at a Citicorp daycare near Hagerstown in June. The agency said Friday it was a case of sudden, unexplained infant death, like those of 2,000 to 3,000 U.S. children under 1 year of age annually. The boy was in the care of contractor Bright Horizons at Citicorp's credit services complex when ambulance workers responding to a 911 call found him not breathing and in cardiac arrest on June 17. The Washington County Sheriff's Department hasn't released the child's name.
July 8, 2009
JULY 29, 1948-JULY 6, 2009 SAXEVILLE, Wis. --Â Saxeville resident Spark Nowak, 60, died after a long-fought battle with lung cancer on July 6, 2009, in Bowling Green, Ky., while visiting his daughters and grandchildren over the Fourth of July weekend. LTC Nowak was born July 29, 1948, in Oshkosh, Wis., to John and Lorraine Nowak. He grew up in Oshkosh and attended Oaklawn Elementary, Merrill Middle and Oshkosh High School. Spark was awarded the honor of Eagle Scout at Twin Lakes Boy Scout Camp, where he spent many happy years developing the skills that would serve him for the rest of his life.
February 19, 2009
MARCH 1, 1943-FEB. 17, 2009 Esther Marie Brennan, 65, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Washington County Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born March 1, 1943, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ernest Trumpower and Lavena Trumpower. She was the wife of the late Robert "Bob" Brennan, who went to be with the Lord on Feb. 23, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ronald Trumpower and Kenneth Ray Trumpower.