May 2, 2013
Maryland The Maryland General Assembly's 2013 session began Jan. 9 and ends April 8. Information about the General Assembly, including the status of bills, can be found at http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/ Sen. George C. Edwards R-Allegany/Garrett/Washington Budget and Taxation Committee District 1 Local office: 13 Canal St., Room 304, Cumberland, MD 21502 Phone: 301-722-4780 Annapolis office: James Senate Office...
April 14, 2013
Demolition of all but one large building on a former industrial property on Pangborn Boulevard was completed in 2012, but large piles of rubble remain on the land adjacent to Pangborn Park. Several piles are in the open on the largely vacant tract at 580 Pangborn Blvd., and another clump of debris is piled up along a retaining wall that separates the property from a nearby apartment building on Lynnehaven Drive. Kathleen A. Maher, manager of the city's Planning and Code Administration Division, said in a recent email that the demolition began in 2011 and wrapped up in late 2012.
March 15, 2013
The second annual Paws on the Pavement 5K will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park, 17901 Halfway Boulevard, Hagerstown. Dogs may walk the course with their owners. Registration costs $20 or $25 the day of the race. For more information, contact Ben Cross at 301-733-2060 or email@example.com .
March 1, 2013
HEAL of Washington County is hosting FitWalks, a weekly walking group, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at North Hagerstown High School track. To register, contact Jenny Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org .
February 27, 2013
A 29-year-old man accused of sexually abusing several children between the ages of 3 and 12 last summer was arraigned Wednesday on six felony counts of sexual abuse, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Donald Freedman Graham of Martinsburg, who was arraigned by Magistrate Harry L. Snow, was being held in Eastern Regional Jail Wednesday night on a $90,000 bond, according to court and jail records. West Virginia State Police Trooper W.R. Garrett was notified in November of the allegations involving three children by West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials, according to court documents.
October 29, 2012
Following are some emergency contact numbers for our area. City of Hagerstown: Residents who need to report a nonemergency incident may call 301-791-2544. This is a general phone number staffed by city employees and available to citizens to use in the event of tree damage, flooding problems, traffic signal outages, or other issues that are non-life-threatening. To report a power outage, call 301-790-2600. In the event of an emergency, call 911. Washington County Emergency Operations Center (administrative phone number)
October 4, 2012
Thomas Dwayne Tibbs Sr., 41, of Hagerstown, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. Contact family for funeral arrangements. Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
September 21, 2012
Recycling with Republic Services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Boonsboro Free Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. Representatives from Republic Services will answer questions about recycling during this free program. For more information, contact the library at 301-432-5723 or email@example.com .
September 14, 2012
Finding Your Civil War Ancestors will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Boonsboro Free Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. The program will focus on how to locate your ancestors' civilian and military Civil War-era records. The program is led by certified genealogist Marsha L. Fuller. To register, contact the library at 301-432-5723 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
September 14, 2012
"The Q101: The Basics" is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Boonsboro Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. Susan Atkisson will discuss the who, what, when, where, why and how of couponing. Admission is free. For more information, contact call the library at 301-432-5723 or email email@example.com .