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by DON AINES | October 31, 2005
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The second phase of a $13.9 million expansion and renovation of the Chambersburg Hospital Emergency Department is nearing completion, with additions that include X-ray and CAT scan facilities and rooms for behavioral health services. The first phase involved construction of an addition to house 19 treatment rooms, nurse and physician stations, and trauma rooms, according to Dr. Thomas Anderson, medical director for the emergency department.
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By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | December 11, 2010
At 6:04 a.m. Saturday, the doors of the emergency room opened with a whisper, and a woman in labor made it official.   Meritus Medical Center was now accepting patients.   Across town, another story was unfolding.   After more than 100 years, Washington County Hospital was closing its doors. Saturday was moving day.   The sky was dark and most of Hagerstown was still asleep when fleets of trucks and ambulances began lining up around the hospital.
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By DON AINES | May 30, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An $11 million expansion of Chambersburg Hospital's emergency room facilities could begin this fall, part of a three-phase expansion of the hospital that is still in the planning process, a hospital official said Thursday. "This needs to be approved by the board. The only thing that's been approved is the emergency room," John Massimilla, the vice president for administration, said of the proposals. Residents living near the hospital were invited to a meeting there Thursday to be advised of the plans.
OBITUARIES
April 12, 2011
OCT. 24, 1924-APRIL 12, 2011 Gladys Naomi Myers, 86, of Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown. Born Oct. 24, 1924, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of the late John and Sadie (Butler) Kennedy. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was employed for 20 years as a nurse's aid in the emergency room at the former Washington County Hospital. Gladys is survived by two daughters, Mary Lee Taylor of Hagerstown and Elizabeth "Miriam" P. Kline of Myersville, Md., and a son, Allen Lee Myers of Hancock; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
NEWS
January 15, 2009
A Waynesboro, Pa., woman was thrown from the 1998 Ford Explorer she was driving on Interstate 81 near the Pennsylvania line Wednesday night when the SUV overturned, according to Maryland State Police. Lori Ann Helman, who was unrestrained in the Explorer, was taken to Washington County Hospital, where she was being treated in the emergency room at 10:23 p.m., according to police and a hospital spokeswoman. Helman was driving south on I-81 after she entered the highway from the State Line Road ramp at 6:38 p.m., state police said in a news release.
NEWS
August 11, 2010
SMITHSBURG -- The driver of a 1997 Dodge truck that crashed into the garage portion of a house Tuesday night on Chewsville Road remained in the emergency room of Washington County Hospital on Wednesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The truck driven by Stephen Allen King, 53, of Chewsville, left the road at about 9:20 p.m., crashed through a brick wall and struck a 2008 Honda van parked inside the garage, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. No one inside the home was hurt, police said.
NEWS
December 18, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg man walking along W.Va. 9 near the intersection with Exit 16 of Interstate 81 was struck and killed by a car early Saturday, West Virginia State Police in Martinsburg said. Sgt. David Boober identified the man who was killed as Thomas Bish, 65. Boober said he didn't know an exact address for Bish, but said he lived in the Martinsburg area. Aimee Dugger, 24, was driving the Mitsubishi Eclipse sedan that struck the pedestrian shortly before 1:30 a.m., Boober said.
NEWS
November 6, 1998
FREDERICK, Md. - Three people were injured Friday at 5:15 p.m. in a two-vehicle accident at Md. 26 and Old Annapolis/Water Street Road. Maryland State Police in Frederick said Jillian Elaine Haag, 21, of 8994 Grape Creek Road, Walkersville, entered Md. 26 into the path of a vehicle driven by Mary Jane Wetzel, 65, of 13314 Good Intent Road, Union Bridge, Md. Haag and Wetzel were both taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, along with Cheryl Barber,...
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February 7, 1999
GUILFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. - An unidentified man died and four children were injured in a single-vehicle accident about 7:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a nursing supervisor at Chambersburg Hospital. The accident happened at the intersection of Wayne and Church roads in Guilford Township in Franklin County, New Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Chief Colin Snyder said. Snyder said the man was seriously injured when he left the scene of the accident. The nursing supervisor, who declined to give her name, said the children were still in the emergency room at 10 p.m. She did not know their conditions.
NEWS
July 28, 2010
A Falling Waters, W.Va., man was injured early Wednesday after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a van on Interstate 81 near Maugans Avenue, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The accident happened at about 3 a.m., when a southbound 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle operated by Arthur Charles Duffey III of Falling Waters collided with the rear of a van driven by Richard Phillip Campello of Hagerstown, police said. Duffey was injured in the crash and was taken to Washington County Hospital for treatment, police said.
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