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NEWS
September 23, 2010
A stairway at a construction site on West Baltimore Street in Hagerstown appears to have no destination Tuesday.
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NEWS
August 27, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Building contractors and other companies who have been helping the Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission keep the cost of the organization's new 78-bed mission building down are being publicly thanked as work continues on the project. A sign unveiled Wednesday at the construction site in the 600 block of West King Street in Martinsburg thanks Essroc, Gantt's Excavating & Contracting, Jones Masonry, Manor Concrete Enterprises, Martinsburg Mountaineer Glass and Door Service, Hagerstown Block Company, Potomac Construction Industries, Virginia Contractors Supply, and Appalachian Heating and Air Conditioning.
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By DANA BROWN | August 26, 2010
GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- A Greencastle woman died Thursday morning when a dump truck backed over the motorcycle she was riding near the 200 block of Commerce Avenue in Antrim Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Herman Hofacker said. Vickie Morrison, 48, of Greencastle, died in the accident, Hofacker said. The accident occurred at 7:32 a.m. when Clifford Sims, 38, of Martinsburg, W.Va., who was driving the dump truck, was westbound on Commerce Avenue and missed the left entrance into a construction site, Hofacker said.
NEWS
April 17, 2010
Motor, canoe, tools stolen WILLIAMSPORT -- Someone stole a boat motor, a 17-foot canoe and tools from a home in the 14300 block of Clear Spring Road this month, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Department press release. The theft happened sometime between April 6 and 13, deputies said. Nothing taken in Arby's break-in CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said they are investigating an attempted burglary Thursday at Arby's at 10820 John Wayne Drive.
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By DAVE McMILLION | September 16, 2009
More than 800 gallons of diesel fuel was stolen on two separate days this week from a construction site at the intersection of Downsville Pike and Rench Road, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department. The first theft was reported Monday morning when workers went to the site and found 630 gallons of diesel fuel was missing, Lt. Mark Knight said Wednesday. Another 230 gallons of diesel fuel was reported missing from the site Tuesday morning, Knight said. Knight said police think the thefts are related and that the second theft probably occurred because the perpetrators found the site was an easy target for fuel theft.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | September 2, 2009
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A familiar sight returned Wednesday to Berkeley Springs to a round of applause. A new 26-foot-high cupola was placed on the half-built Morgan County Courthouse, making the new structure start to resemble the old one. More than 200 people waited patiently around the construction site, across Fairfax Street and in Berkeley Springs State Park from about 11:30 a.m. until the cupola was hoisted into place by a crane...
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE | July 9, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Doug Owsley, a nationally known forensic anthropologist who is said to have handled more than 10,000 human skeletons, has determined that a human skull found last week at a new school construction site in Jefferson County belongs to a teenage black girl who might have died before the Civil War. Jefferson County Sheriff Robert "Bobby" Shirley and Detective Tracy Edwards made the announcement Thursday morning at a press conference....
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | July 3, 2009
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department was still awaiting answers Friday about a human skull found Thursday morning at the construction site for a new elementary school off Job Corps Road in Jefferson County, W.Va. An anthropologist was studying the skull and was expected to make a report Monday or Tuesday, Detective Tracy Edwards said. The Sheriff's Department was waiting for information on how long the skull might have been at the site, as well as any clues about who it might have come from, such as the age and gender of the deceased, Edwards said.
NEWS
May 19, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were charged as delinquent juveniles after police responded to Noland Village on Tuesday afternoon for a house burglary. Police initially responded to the scene at 1:25 p.m. after a report of shots being fired, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Police said they determined the gunshots might have occurred in the area of Court 1 in Noland Village, and they later spotted two males at a construction site at the end of Sweeney Drive.
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