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NEWS
July 22, 1998
Motorists driving through Hagerstown at night will be detoured around a portion of West Franklin Street for at least a week as crews install a new storm drain, Assistant City Engineer Rodney Tissue said. The detour was to go into effect Tuesday night and to operate nightly between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., Tissue said. Westbound drivers will be detoured onto Walnut Street and Church Street to get to Burhans Boulevard and back onto West Franklin Street, Tissue said. The storm drain is in the road near Hagerstown City Police headquarters.
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By TARA REILLY | January 4, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT About 3,000 pounds of raw milk spilled from a bulk tank Thursday, rushed across the parlor floor and swirled down a drain. Dairy farmer Greg Wiles said he had no choice but to waste the milk because he no longer can supply it to the Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association. The cooperative, which markets milk for 1,500 dairy farmers in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, suspended Wiles' membership for failing to meet state standards, a spokeswoman has said.
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by BOB PARASILITI | April 10, 2005
bobp@herald-mail.com The Hagerstown Suns have started the season investing in winning baseball. Saturday the Suns earned another dividend, mainly because a Grant cashed in. Third baseman Grant Psomas continued his torrid start by going 3-for-4 to score one run and drive in another as the Suns hung a 2-1 decision on the West Virginia Power before 1,189 fans at Municipal Stadium to remain undefeated through the first three games...
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By JULIE E. GREENE | June 5, 1998
The lower lake in Hagerstown's City Park will be drained about two feet next week so repairs can begin on the east wall, Assistant City Engineer Rodney Tissue said Thursday. The lake will be drained low enough for crews from GRC General Contractors, of Zullinger, Pa., to repair an 800-foot stretch of the stone wall along Virginia Avenue, Tissue said. The contract, which includes landscaping, is for $262,123. The lake is drained by removing temporary dams that hold back the water from underground springs.
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By TIM KOELBLE | February 14, 2009
There was a Valentine's Day dance following the Williamsport-St. Maria Goretti basketball game at the Gael Center on Friday night, but while the lights were on, Williamsport did the two-step. Rebounding from a loss on Thursday to Brunswick that officially eliminated them from contention in the MVAL Antietam, Williamsport rebounded to post a 58-49 victory over the Gaels. "It was rewarding to see the guys come out and execute the offense after Thursday's game," said Wildcat coach Scott Mowbray, who earned his first win over Goretti.
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by TAMELA BAKER | February 18, 2003
tammyb@herald-mail.com Hagerstown firefighters battled cold and accumulated snow Monday to rescue a man trapped in a storm drain under an alley off Mulberry Street. Brandon Lee Hoppe, 19, was clothed only in his underwear and was "extremely hypothermic," according to Capt. Brian Pile of the Hagerstown Fire Department. He also had cuts and bruises. "He's a lucky guy," Pile said. Hoppe's predicament became known Monday afternoon when Darryl Jones, of 30 N. Mulberry St., heard screaming from the alley.
NEWS
September 17, 1999
Due to the replacement of the storm drain in Franklin Street, the Maryland State Highway's contractor, L.W. Wolfe will be working in Franklin Street at the alley adjacent to Noland's Garage. This alley, east of the 100 block of North Potomac Street, will be closed to all through traffic for about one week starting Monday, Sept. 20. Access to the local residences and businesses will be temporarily maintained from East Avenue. Emergency vehicles will not be able to get through the work zone.
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by KATE S. ALEXANDER | February 9, 2007
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Greencastle Borough Council opened bids this week for its two storm drain projects, awarding the contract for its Moss Spring Storm Drain Replacement Project and sending the other for review. The council awarded Jerry Justice Excavating Inc. of Aspers, Pa., a $77,478 contract to place a 5-foot storm drain just south of Pa. 16 across from the new CVS. Borough manager Kenneth Myers said the bid by Jerry Justice Excavating was the only one of nine bids to come in below the project's estimated cost of $79,535.
NEWS
May 22, 2007
A storm drain reconstruction project at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and West Wilson Boulevard has been postponed until the end of May, according to a City of Hagerstown press release. Beginning at 7 a.m. on or about May 30, work crews will begin excavating at the intersection of West Wilson Boulevard and Maryland Avenue to install new storm drain lines. The project is expected to continue until mid-August, and will involve lane closures and shifting lanes on all four legs of the intersection.
NEWS
January 17, 2009
By PAT LOGAN Creators Syndicate Dear Pat: We have three toilets in our house. Each one seems to have a different problem. It costs a fortune to hire a plumber, so I want to try to fix them myself. What are the common toilet problems? - Tracy L. Dear Tracy: Experienced plumbers are highly skilled and generally worth the fees they charge. Yet most homeowners can repair many common toilet problems themselves. Most of the toilet-repair parts and kits include detailed instructions.
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