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February 20, 2009
Cromer, a current council member, is seeking her second term. She said she decided to run again "to keep improving Hagerstown and be a voice for the citizens. " "I enjoy being on the council and I think I'm needed there," she said. Cromer said her greatest accomplishments on the council have been improving the quality of life for citizens and not raising taxes. She said the council's decision to hire nine new firefighters improved public safety and the council is continually improving the downtown.
NEWS
by KAREN HANNA | October 11, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer, recuperating from neck surgery, sat out only one vote during a meeting in which her colleagues agreed to suspend rules requiring that she be present to participate. Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II led a countdown to synchronize the council's live broadcast of a special session Tuesday, then said into a speaker phone, "Hey, we're live. Are you there, Kelly?" In a voice as clear as if she were in the room, Cromer answered, "Yes.
NEWS
by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | July 19, 2005
HAGERSTOWN gregs@herald-mail.com One day after a heated discussion between Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer and Mayor Richard F. Trump over a disputed letter, Cromer wrote on an Internet forum last week that Trump was "lying to the public about what he did and why he did it. " Trump, reached by phone Monday, would not respond to the charge or say whether he believed it was appropriate. "I have no comment," Trump said. "I think that (Cromer) ought to come to me. I don't think that we should mediate" the dispute in the newspaper.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | April 26, 2008
HAGERSTOWN - An argument broke out Tuesday when Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer accused the mayor and her colleagues on the council of holding private discussions about the Doub Farm property. Phillip Ross of Petrie Ross Ventures, a mid-Atlantic developing firm, has expressed interest in building a shopping center and office buildings on the 140-acre property, which is at the northeast corner of the intersection at U.S. 40 and Interstate 70. About 80 people attended a public hearing Tuesday to hear Ross discuss the project.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | October 10, 2007
Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer said Tuesday the city should explore hiring a staff attorney to cut back on legal fees. During a City Council work session, Cromer said paying a staff attorney a salary could be cheaper than paying the city's current legal representation by the hour. The city is represented by attorneys Mark Boyer, John Urner and William Nairn. Councilman Lewis C. Metzner said the city shouldn't try to fix a system that isn't broken.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS and DAN DEARTH | August 6, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- A local Fraternal Order of Police chapter last month rescinded Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer's associate membership, and on Tuesday its members visited the Hagerstown Police Department to show support for Officer Christopher Watt, who stopped Cromer for an alleged traffic violation in May. The FOP action was taken based in part on a June 19 story in The Herald-Mail in which Cromer was quoted as referring to Watt as...
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | August 1, 2008
Editor's note: To see a copy of the Washington County Ethics Commission's report on its decision in the complaint filed against Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer, click here Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer did not act unethically during a traffic stop near City Park in Hagerstown, the Washington County Ethics Commission said in a report made public Thursday. A complaint, filed last month by Hagerstown resident Cindy Ridenour, accused Cromer of using her position as a councilwoman to avoid getting a ticket when she was pulled over May 26 after allegedly driving 43 mph in a 25-mph zone.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | September 10, 2013
Attorney and former Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer has been indicted by a Washington County grand jury on three counts of felony theft and two counts of perjury, according to court records obtained Tuesday. Cromer was indicted on three counts of theft between $10,000 and $100,000, the court records said. The money was allegedly taken from the estate of a woman who died in 2011 and from two of her grandchildren, according to the indictment. The indictment alleges that $6,376 was stolen from each of the woman's two adult grandchildren between December 2011 and Sept.
NEWS
May 18, 2008
COLLEGE BASEBALL Hagerstown CC 5, Pitt CC 4 Eastern District Game 1 Hagerstown 100 200 110 -- 5 10 1 Pitt 020 002 000 -- 4 10 1 Cromer and Knight. Brown, Wall (8) and Wilson. WP--Cromer (7-2). LP--Wall (7-3).
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | September 10, 2013
Attorney and former Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer has been indicted by a Washington County grand jury on three counts of felony theft and two counts of perjury, according to court records obtained Tuesday. Cromer was indicted on three counts of theft between $10,000 and $100,000, the court records said. The money was allegedly taken from the estate of a woman who died in 2011 and from two of her grandchildren, according to the indictment. The indictment alleges that $6,376 was stolen from each of the woman's two adult grandchildren between December 2011 and Sept.
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OBITUARIES
January 7, 2013
Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church. He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.
OBITUARIES
December 1, 2012
Frances Lucille Cromer, 92, of Smithsburg, Md., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Nov. 3, 1920, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry C. and Beulah M. Trumpower Lehman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Richard Cromer, on July 10, 1986. She was previously employed by Boeing in Chester, Pa. She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church. Frances was a member of Potomac Fish and Game Club, North American Rod & Gun Club Auxiliary, B.P.O.
NEWS
May 8, 2009
COLLEGE BASEBALL WYE MILLS, Md. -- Spencer Cromer threw a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Hagerstown Community College to an 11-1 win over Chesapeake on Friday in the first round of the Region XX Tournament. Zach Smith hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth for HCC to end the game on the 10-run rule. Tay Sidler had three hits, while Smith, John Barrett, Justin Everhart and Adam Brunk each had two hits for the Hawks (38-15). One of Everhart's hits was a home run. The Hawks face Potomac State today at 11 a.m. HCC 11, Chesapeake 1 Chesapeake 000 001 -- 1 3 1 Hagerstown 101 324 -- 11 12 0 Gardner, Felo (4)
NEWS
April 15, 2009
COLLEGE BASEBALL Allegany 10-21, HCC 9-1 CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Neil Callahan had two hits, including a home run, but HCC gave up a four-run lead as Allegany rallied past the Hawks in the bottom of the seventh to take the opener of a doubleheader sweep. Justin Everhart had two hits and four RBIs, John Barrrett homered and drove in three runs, and Matt Greene, Daniel Heatwole and Travis Sluger had two hits each for the Hawks (25-12). Allegany 10-21, HCC 9-1 Game 1 HCC 301 140 0 -- 9 14 3 Allegany 002 210 5 -- 10 15 1 Hayes, Briggs (4)
NEWS
February 20, 2009
Cromer, a current council member, is seeking her second term. She said she decided to run again "to keep improving Hagerstown and be a voice for the citizens. " "I enjoy being on the council and I think I'm needed there," she said. Cromer said her greatest accomplishments on the council have been improving the quality of life for citizens and not raising taxes. She said the council's decision to hire nine new firefighters improved public safety and the council is continually improving the downtown.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS and DAN DEARTH | August 6, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- A local Fraternal Order of Police chapter last month rescinded Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer's associate membership, and on Tuesday its members visited the Hagerstown Police Department to show support for Officer Christopher Watt, who stopped Cromer for an alleged traffic violation in May. The FOP action was taken based in part on a June 19 story in The Herald-Mail in which Cromer was quoted as referring to Watt as...
NEWS
August 1, 2008
The following is a copy of the Washington County Ethics Commission's report on its decision in the complaint filed against Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer: Hagerstown resident Cathy Ridenour filed a complaint with the Ethics Commission to determine whether the acts set forth herein constitute a violation of the City's Code of Ethics (Chapter 33 of the Hagerstown City Code). This complaint arises out of a traffic stop involving Kelly S. Cromer. Ms. Cromer, Ms. Ridenour, and Officer Watt were invited to present oral or written statements to the Commission concerning this matter.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | August 1, 2008
Editor's note: To see a copy of the Washington County Ethics Commission's report on its decision in the complaint filed against Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer, click here Hagerstown City Councilwoman Kelly S. Cromer did not act unethically during a traffic stop near City Park in Hagerstown, the Washington County Ethics Commission said in a report made public Thursday. A complaint, filed last month by Hagerstown resident Cindy Ridenour, accused Cromer of using her position as a councilwoman to avoid getting a ticket when she was pulled over May 26 after allegedly driving 43 mph in a 25-mph zone.
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