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by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | November 14, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Felony warrants have been issued for two Hagerstown men who authorities believe robbed the Days Inn in Martinsburg, W.Va., at gunpoint Nov. 3. Police are seeking help from the public to find the men. Jeffrey Allen Williams, 44, of 231 East Ave., and Issaac Jose Prather, 32, of 1548 Broadfording Road, face charges of kidnapping and armed robbery, according to a news release from Martinsburg Police Department Detective Sgt....
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | November 30, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. ? Two men robbed the Days Inn in Martinsburg at gunpoint early Friday after placing the barrel of a revolver into the side of a hotel employee who was told not to contact police, according to a press release from the Martinsburg Police Department. Police were notified of the robbery at the hotel at 209 Viking Way at 1:19 a.m., according to the release from Detective S.F. Doyle. Investigators were told when two black males wearing hoods and toboggans approached the front door of the hotel, an employee motioned for them to remove them before they entered, which they did, according to the release.
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March 21, 2002
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A man pointed a gun at a front desk clerk at the Days Inn in Maddex Square early Wednesday and took an undetermined amount of money, said police. The man approached the clerk at about 3:38 a.m. and demanded money from the employee, said Chief Deputy Jesse Jones of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. After getting the money, the robber fled in a rust-colored compact car, possibly a Ford Escort, parked near the entrance, Jones said. The man drove away with his lights off and headed toward Martinsburg on W.Va.
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November 30, 1999
An armed robbery occurred early Friday at the Days Inn on Viking Way in Martinsburg, W.Va. The Martinsburg Police Department continues to search for two robbbers, who had a handgun and took an undetermined amount of cash and other items from the hotel's front desk. See Saturday's Herald-Mail for the full story.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | January 2, 2003
pepperb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Comedy is no joke to Keith and Stephanie Bryant, owners of the Joker's Wild Comedy Club and Wing Caf. They decided to move their business from downtown Hagerstown to Dual Highway in an effort to attract larger audiences. Keith Bryant, originally from Norfolk, Va., has been a stand-up comedian for 14 years. He had thought about opening a comedy club in Hagerstown since he moved here more than four years ago. He checked out the location of his first restaurant - Wing-It Caf, a chicken wing caf and comedy club - at 41 N. Potomac St. about six months before he settled on the site last June.
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October 22, 1998
Oliver's Pub 1565-67 Potomac Ave. Long Meadow Shopping Center Hagerstown 301-790-0011 Sat. - Lenny and the Soul Senders 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. no cover   Col. Murphy's Saloon Center Square Mercersburg, Pa. 1-717-328-5090 Sat. - Chris Miller Duo , rock 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $1   Casey's Bar and Grill 155 S. Antrim Way...
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July 9, 1998
Wayside Inn 17116 Virginia Ave. Williamsport 301-582-4402 Fri. - Open Mike Night 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sat. - Impending Doom 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Venice Inn Dual Highway Hagerstown 301-797-1122 Fri. and Sat. - FYI, top 40 dance 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. no cover Mansion House Center Square Mercersburg, Pa. 1-717-328-5090 ...
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May 20, 2002
Owners: Sanjeev Kumar and Jessica Kumar. Address: Days Inn, 900 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Opening date: April 29. Products and services: Authentic Indian cuisine, lounge and banquet for Indian and American food. Market area: General public. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I have been in the restaurant business for 14 years. I always wanted to do my own business. We started our first restaurant in Winchester, Va. Hagerstown has a great potential, we thought of exploring it here.
NEWS
July 25, 2011
Two females posing as prostitutes, along with two Brooklyn, N.Y., men, are accused of robbing a man at gunpoint early Monday at the Rodeway Inn near Martinsburg, according to court records. Anthony Michael Waterman, 26, Derick Wayne Wells, 22, and Dayal Morgan Quevedo, 18, were being held in Eastern Regional Jail Monday on cash-only bonds set Monday by Berkeley County Magistrate Joan V. Bragg, according to court and jail records. The second female suspect had not been identified or arrested by Monday afternoon, but police were told she had previously been paid for sex by the victim in the armed robbery, which police responded to investigate at 1:18 a.m., the court documents said.
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August 19, 2011
Evelyn Ruth "Evey" Sharer, 84, of Pinesburg, Md., died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at her home. She was born April 3, 1927, in Mount Lena, Md. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin Faulders. She previously was employed at Williamsport Nursing Home, Homewood Retirement Center and Days Inn, all of Williamsport, Md. She belonged to the Williamsport Church of God. She was a member of Woodmen of the World. Survivors include her husband, Ezra Charles "Hezzie" Sharer, whom she married Aug. 23, 1946; daughter, Judy I. Allen and her husband, Robert, of Williamsport; daughter, Nancy P. Higgins and her husband, Bill, of Halfway, Md.; son, Glenn R. Sharer and his wife, Kay, of Williamsport; son, Charles B. Sharer of Pinesburg, Md.; eight grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
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July 25, 2011
Two females posing as prostitutes, along with two Brooklyn, N.Y., men, are accused of robbing a man at gunpoint early Monday at the Rodeway Inn near Martinsburg, according to court records. Anthony Michael Waterman, 26, Derick Wayne Wells, 22, and Dayal Morgan Quevedo, 18, were being held in Eastern Regional Jail Monday on cash-only bonds set Monday by Berkeley County Magistrate Joan V. Bragg, according to court and jail records. The second female suspect had not been identified or arrested by Monday afternoon, but police were told she had previously been paid for sex by the victim in the armed robbery, which police responded to investigate at 1:18 a.m., the court documents said.
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by KAREN HANNA | April 19, 2007
A career firefighter with Hagerstown Fire Department was injured Wednesday evening at the scene of a storage-shed fire, which charred a car and several maintenance vehicles. Battalion Chief Richard Hopkins said George Joseph Reichert was hurt when he got hit in the ear with a hose line while responding to a fire at a storage shed on 62 Manor Drive at the Bradford Apartments. The single-story wood storage shed, which was on the edge of a parking lot behind Days Inn on Dual Highway, was blackened, and a small red car sat beside it, its windows caved in and interior destroyed.
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by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | November 14, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Felony warrants have been issued for two Hagerstown men who authorities believe robbed the Days Inn in Martinsburg, W.Va., at gunpoint Nov. 3. Police are seeking help from the public to find the men. Jeffrey Allen Williams, 44, of 231 East Ave., and Issaac Jose Prather, 32, of 1548 Broadfording Road, face charges of kidnapping and armed robbery, according to a news release from Martinsburg Police Department Detective Sgt....
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by DAVE McMILLION | January 28, 2003
charlestown@herald-mail.com A 7-Eleven store on Moler Avenue and a Days Inn hotel on Viking Way near the Martinsburg Mall were robbed within 24 hours of each other in the early hours of Sunday and Monday, according to Martinsburg Police. The robberies add to a series of robberies in Berkeley County, W.Va., since October. Police say many of the robberies can be attributed to people who are trying to support crack and heroin habits. The first of the most recent robberies occurred Sunday at about 4:03 a.m. at the 7-Eleven store at 846 E. Moler Ave., Martinsburg Police Detective George Swartwood said.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | January 2, 2003
pepperb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Comedy is no joke to Keith and Stephanie Bryant, owners of the Joker's Wild Comedy Club and Wing Caf. They decided to move their business from downtown Hagerstown to Dual Highway in an effort to attract larger audiences. Keith Bryant, originally from Norfolk, Va., has been a stand-up comedian for 14 years. He had thought about opening a comedy club in Hagerstown since he moved here more than four years ago. He checked out the location of his first restaurant - Wing-It Caf, a chicken wing caf and comedy club - at 41 N. Potomac St. about six months before he settled on the site last June.
NEWS
May 20, 2002
Owners: Sanjeev Kumar and Jessica Kumar. Address: Days Inn, 900 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Opening date: April 29. Products and services: Authentic Indian cuisine, lounge and banquet for Indian and American food. Market area: General public. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I have been in the restaurant business for 14 years. I always wanted to do my own business. We started our first restaurant in Winchester, Va. Hagerstown has a great potential, we thought of exploring it here.
NEWS
March 21, 2002
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A man pointed a gun at a front desk clerk at the Days Inn in Maddex Square early Wednesday and took an undetermined amount of money, said police. The man approached the clerk at about 3:38 a.m. and demanded money from the employee, said Chief Deputy Jesse Jones of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. After getting the money, the robber fled in a rust-colored compact car, possibly a Ford Escort, parked near the entrance, Jones said. The man drove away with his lights off and headed toward Martinsburg on W.Va.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
An armed robbery occurred early Friday at the Days Inn on Viking Way in Martinsburg, W.Va. The Martinsburg Police Department continues to search for two robbbers, who had a handgun and took an undetermined amount of cash and other items from the hotel's front desk. See Saturday's Herald-Mail for the full story.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | November 30, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. ? Two men robbed the Days Inn in Martinsburg at gunpoint early Friday after placing the barrel of a revolver into the side of a hotel employee who was told not to contact police, according to a press release from the Martinsburg Police Department. Police were notified of the robbery at the hotel at 209 Viking Way at 1:19 a.m., according to the release from Detective S.F. Doyle. Investigators were told when two black males wearing hoods and toboggans approached the front door of the hotel, an employee motioned for them to remove them before they entered, which they did, according to the release.
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