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January 12, 2012
The eastern side of Alley 2-60 (Library Alley) connecting Summit Avenue to South Prospect Street between West Antietam Street and West Washington Street is closed to all traffic Thursday. Work crews from NTELOS, Inc. are installing underground communication cables in the alley, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . The work involves trenching and excavation in the eastern end of the alley at Summit Avenue, according to the advisory.
NEWS
January 1, 2013
The City of Hagerstown will be offering the collection of Christmas trees for residents starting Wednesday, according to a city news release. The city's Department of Public Works will only collect Christmas trees only, and all ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed. No other debris placed by the curb will be collected at that time. Residents may place their tree at the curb in front of their residence as early as 4 p.m. before and no later than 7 a.m. on their scheduled collection date (see below)
NEWS
September 30, 2010
FORT LOUDON, Pa. -- U.S. 30 is closed from Hawbaker Drive to Main Street on the east side of Fort Loudon due to serious accident.
NEWS
April 1, 1999
The Washington County Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to officially designate a lane near Williamsport as Yeshua Place. The private lane, which is south of the intersection of Falling Waters Road and Neck Road, has been known as Yeshua Place. The commissioners' action makes the name official, and it will be added to the county's 911 communications system list. People who live on the east side of Neck Road requested the action.
NEWS
March 11, 2011
A man fell or jumped from the roof on the east side of Potomac Towers at about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, authorities said. Hagerstown Police Detective Tammy Jurado said police believe the man might have committed suicide. Potomac Towers, on West Baltimore Street, is 13 stories high.
NEWS
January 3, 2008
The Hagerstown Department of Public Works will begin collecting Christmas trees on the following dates: · Jan. 7-8 - Northwest Quadrant: From the west side of North Potomac Street to the north side of West Washington Street (U.S. 40) and all areas in between. · Jan. 9 - Northeast Quadrant: From the north side of East Washington Street (U.S. 40) to the east side of North Potomac Street and all areas in between. · Jan. 10 - Southwest Quadrant: From the south side of West Washington Avenue (U.S.
NEWS
December 22, 2009
Hagerstown's Department of Public Works will begin the collection of Christmas trees as noted in the schedule below. All ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed from the tree or the tree will not be collected, the city said in an e-mailed release. Monday, Jan. 4 and Tuesday, Jan. 5 - Northwest Quadrant, From the west side of North Potomac Street to the north side of West Washington Street (U.S. 40) and all areas in between. Wednesday, Jan. 6 - Northeast Quadrant, from the north side of East Washington Street (U.S.
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NEWS
January 1, 2013
The City of Hagerstown will be offering the collection of Christmas trees for residents starting Wednesday, according to a city news release. The city's Department of Public Works will only collect Christmas trees only, and all ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed. No other debris placed by the curb will be collected at that time. Residents may place their tree at the curb in front of their residence as early as 4 p.m. before and no later than 7 a.m. on their scheduled collection date (see below)
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NEWS
December 29, 2012
The city of Hagerstown will offer the collection of Christmas trees for residents starting Jan. 2, according to a city news release. The city's Department of Public Works will collect Christmas trees only. All ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed. No other debris placed by the curb will be collected at that time. Residents may place their tree at the curb in front of their residence as early as 4 p.m. before and no later than 7 a.m. on their scheduled collection date.
NEWS
January 12, 2012
The eastern side of Alley 2-60 (Library Alley) connecting Summit Avenue to South Prospect Street between West Antietam Street and West Washington Street is closed to all traffic Thursday. Work crews from NTELOS, Inc. are installing underground communication cables in the alley, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . The work involves trenching and excavation in the eastern end of the alley at Summit Avenue, according to the advisory.
NEWS
December 26, 2011
The Hagerstown Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees for city residents after the New Year's holiday. All ornaments, lights, tinsel and other decorations must be removed from the tree, or it will not be picked up, city officials said in a news release.  Residents may place their trees at the curb in front of their residence as early as 4 p.m. the day before their scheduled collection date and no later than 7 a.m. on their scheduled collection date, the release said.
NEWS
March 11, 2011
A security guard at Potomac Towers in Hagerstown jumped or fell to his death from the roof of the building at about 2 p.m. Friday, city authorities said. Police wouldn't release the man's name Friday afternoon because the family had not been notified, and the matter still is under investigation, Hagerstown police Detective Sgt. Jim Hurd said. Detective Tammy Jurado said police believe the man might have committed suicide. She said the incident occurred on the east side of the building.
NEWS
March 11, 2011
A man fell or jumped from the roof on the east side of Potomac Towers at about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, authorities said. Hagerstown Police Detective Tammy Jurado said police believe the man might have committed suicide. Potomac Towers, on West Baltimore Street, is 13 stories high.
OPINION
February 26, 2011
Thumbs up - to the 28 members of the Tumani Ambassador Club at Greencastle-Antrim High School in Greencastle, Pa. The club’s mission includes helping others and being positive agents for change. We all could use more of that. Thumbs up - to W. Kyd Dieterich, the new chief of the Hagerstown Fire Department. He was officially appointed Tuesday after serving as acting chief for several months. Dieterich brings 31 years of experience to the job. We wish him well in this very important role in the community.
NEWS
September 30, 2010
FORT LOUDON, Pa. -- U.S. 30 is closed from Hawbaker Drive to Main Street on the east side of Fort Loudon due to serious accident.
NEWS
December 25, 2009
Hagerstown's Department of Public Works will begin the collection of Christmas trees as noted in the schedule below. All ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed from the trees or they will not be collected, the city said in an e-mailed release.   o Monday, Jan. 4 and Tuesday, Jan. 5 -- Northwest quadrant, from the west side of North Potomac Street to the north side of West Washington Street (U.S. 40) and all areas in between.   o Wednesday, Jan. 6 -- Northeast quadrant, from the north side of East Washington Street (U.S.
NEWS
December 22, 2009
Hagerstown's Department of Public Works will begin the collection of Christmas trees as noted in the schedule below. All ornaments, tinsel, lights or other decorations must be removed from the tree or the tree will not be collected, the city said in an e-mailed release. Monday, Jan. 4 and Tuesday, Jan. 5 - Northwest Quadrant, From the west side of North Potomac Street to the north side of West Washington Street (U.S. 40) and all areas in between. Wednesday, Jan. 6 - Northeast Quadrant, from the north side of East Washington Street (U.S.
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