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by JOE CROCETTA | August 25, 2006
Crossing guard June Benchoff has been helped school children since March 1957 and was back on the job Wednesday at East Washington and Locust streets in Hagerstown for the first day of school.
NEWS
May 19, 2005
A Toyota sport utility vehicle is turned upright after it rolled onto its side as a result of a collision Wednesday at East Washington and Locust streets. A Washington County 911 Center spokeswoman said no one was seriously injured in the crash, which was reported at 5:57 p.m. Detailed information on the crash was not available through the Hagerstown Police Department late Wednesday.
LIFESTYLE
March 22, 2013
Hagerstown Area Religious Council will host a Good Friday Cross Walk 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hagerstown City Park. This ia a meditative walk around the City Park lake to reflect on the meaning of Good Friday. Fourteen stops with dramatic monologue, singing and silence. Gather at large parking lot off Key Street. In case of inclement weather will be held at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, (corner of East Washington and Mulberry Streets). For more information contact Ed Poling at 301-733-3565.
NEWS
June 17, 2009
The Arts Gala and Auction for the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts scheduled for Saturday will result in the closing of the first block of South Potomac Street, according to a City of Hagerstown press release. South Potomac Street will be closed to all traffic between Washington and Antietam streets from Saturday at noon to Sunday at 12:01 a.m., according to the release. A detour route will be established to direct traffic around the closure via East Washington, South Mulberry and East Antietam streets, according to the release.
NEWS
September 15, 2009
The City of Hagerstown's Arts and Entertainment Deck will be closed from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday or Friday, depending upon the weather, to allow for the completion of the reconstruction of Cramer's Alley between East Washington and Antietam streets. Cramer's Alley serves as the entrance to and exit from the parking deck. Customers with monthly passes for the A&E deck may park at the North Potomac Street parking deck for no additional charge, according to Jason Rodgers, Hagerstown's parking system supervisor.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | September 22, 2003
scottb@herald-mail.com Construction on Maryland Highway Administration's U.S. 40 Streetscape project in downtown Hagerstown should be completed within the next week, a highway spokeswoman said Friday. Work began in the first week of May 2002 on the $1.6 million second phase involving work on both West Franklin and West Washington streets, extending from Potomac to Walnut streets, said Lori Rakowski, spokeswoman for the Maryland Highway Administration. The project includes rebuilding sidewalks, installing brick crosswalks, installing storm drains and street milling and overlay.
NEWS
By DAN KULIN /Staff Writer | July 8, 1999
Construction of a new Rite Aid pharmacy on North Cannon Avenue in Hagerstown has been stopped indefinitely, a company spokeswoman said Thursday. "We went back and reevaluated the project, and at this time it didn't make economic sense for us, so the project is on hold," said Jody Cook, a Rite Aid Corp. spokeswoman. Cook said there are no plans for the property, which is between East Franklin and East Washington streets, and behind a McDonald's restaurant. Work on the site began last fall.
NEWS
BY DAN KULIN /Staff Writer | May 15, 2002
dank@herald-mail.com Parts of downtown Hagerstown's main roads could have periodic traffic disruptions until Thanksgiving due to repaving and other work scheduled for West Washington and West Franklin streets between Walnut and Potomac streets, City Engineer Rodney Tissue said. In addition to repaving, the $1.6 million project includes installing and replacing storm drains, replacing some sidewalks and trees, and installing brick crosswalks. At times, the work will cause lane shifts or lane closures.
NEWS
By DAN KULIN /Staff Writer | February 6, 2001
Moller runs for City Council For years, Carol N. Moller had a great view of an empty, deteriorated building in the middle of downtown Hagerstown. Now Moller wants to make sure the transformation of that building is done, and done right. A University System of Maryland Hagerstown Education Center planned for the Baldwin House complex on West Washington Street needs more parking and open space to succeed, said Moller, a Republican candidate for Hagerstown City Council.
NEWS
August 19, 2007
Independence Now Aug. 21 - Independence Now Inc. will provide benefits analysis to existing and prospective recipients of SSI or SSDI benefits. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. For information, call Ron Shives at 301-393-8227. Disability services Aug. 20-21 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Call 301-791-4760.
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LIFESTYLE
March 22, 2013
Hagerstown Area Religious Council will host a Good Friday Cross Walk 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hagerstown City Park. This ia a meditative walk around the City Park lake to reflect on the meaning of Good Friday. Fourteen stops with dramatic monologue, singing and silence. Gather at large parking lot off Key Street. In case of inclement weather will be held at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, (corner of East Washington and Mulberry Streets). For more information contact Ed Poling at 301-733-3565.
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BREAKINGNEWS
July 8, 2012
One person was taken to Meritus Medical Center with minor injuries after a two-car collision at a downtown Hagerstown intersection Sunday afternoon, Hagerstown police said. A witness told police that a tan Nissan Altima traveling on South Mulberry Street allegedly ran a red light and hit a black Toyota Corolla broadside on East Washington Street, Hagerstown Police Department Officer D.E. Marshall said. After the impact, the Corolla careened onto the sidewalk at 201 E. Washington St. and hit a light pole, which was lying in the road by the time emergency responders arrived.
NEWS
March 12, 2011
A Washington County man lost consciousness Saturday while driving on East Washington Street in Hagerstown and struck a parked car, a lamp post, parking meters and a tree, police said. Hagerstown Police Officer Langley Dean said the driver was traveling in the first block of East Washington Street when the Toyota he was driving jumped the curb and struck an unoccupied parked car. The parked car was pushed into the road as the Toyota continued on the sidewalk, taking out a lamp post and several parking meters before striking a tree head-on and coming to rest, he said.
NEWS
September 15, 2009
The City of Hagerstown's Arts and Entertainment Deck will be closed from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday or Friday, depending upon the weather, to allow for the completion of the reconstruction of Cramer's Alley between East Washington and Antietam streets. Cramer's Alley serves as the entrance to and exit from the parking deck. Customers with monthly passes for the A&E deck may park at the North Potomac Street parking deck for no additional charge, according to Jason Rodgers, Hagerstown's parking system supervisor.
NEWS
June 17, 2009
The Arts Gala and Auction for the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts scheduled for Saturday will result in the closing of the first block of South Potomac Street, according to a City of Hagerstown press release. South Potomac Street will be closed to all traffic between Washington and Antietam streets from Saturday at noon to Sunday at 12:01 a.m., according to the release. A detour route will be established to direct traffic around the closure via East Washington, South Mulberry and East Antietam streets, according to the release.
NEWS
June 1, 2009
Disability services o June 1 and 2; June 8 and 9 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County One-Stop Job Center. 10 a.m. to noon. 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-4760. Job center orientation o June 1 - Maryland Workforce Exchange, job center orientation. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Jobs workshop o June 2 and 4; June 9 and 11 - Early Intervention Job Search Workshop, tips to re-energize your job search.
NEWS
December 13, 2008
A Hagerstown man was being held Friday night in the Washington County Detention Center after he was charged Thursday with first-degree burglary and other crimes. Police allege in charging documents that Wilvon Eric Raleigh, 22, of 241 N. Locust St., on Wednesday forced his way into the rear basement of a home in the 400 block of East Washington Street. Three armed men broke into the home, police said. Police alleged that Raleigh, also known as FB, held a semiautomatic handgun to the temple of the victim in this case.
NEWS
August 19, 2007
Independence Now Aug. 21 - Independence Now Inc. will provide benefits analysis to existing and prospective recipients of SSI or SSDI benefits. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. For information, call Ron Shives at 301-393-8227. Disability services Aug. 20-21 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Call 301-791-4760.
NEWS
June 3, 2007
Job service June 4-5 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services will be at Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Appointments and walk-ins will be accepted. Helps eligible people with physical or mental disabilities find and keep jobs. Free. Call 301-791-4760. Brown Bag Symposium June 5 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Brown Bag Symposium topic, "Keep it Safe!", providing general information on laws that protect consumers financially, noon to 1 p.m., Center for Business & Training, Elizabeth Hager Center, Hagerstown.
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