July 19, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin on Monday, July 23, and continue through Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the following area: The West End Reservoir area, Nottingham Road, Mont Valla Avenue, Gateway Crossing, Westport Street, Ross Street, Merrbaugh Drive, Hump Road, Wakefield Road, Wyoming Avenue, Marshall Street, Devonshire Road, Washington Avenue, Georgia Avenue, Florida Avenue, Broadfording Road, Woodpoint Avenue, Hager's Crossing and Garland Groh...
January 12, 2012
Birthdays Today - Brianna Rae Myers, Falling Waters, W.Va., turns 10; Gwenith Barthlow, Strite Road, Hagerstown, turns 62; Randy Kline, Florida Avenue, turns 47; Kasey Kline, Linganore Avenue, turns 5. • To submit a milestone to The Herald-Mail, mail the information to The Herald-Mail, P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741; fax it to 301-714-0245; or email email@example.com two weeks prior to the date.
January 28, 2011
"We at Elizabeth Court would like to thank Terry, Jim, and Doug, who are our snow angels, and a special thanks to Kenny, our paper delivery boy. Thank you. " — Hagerstown "I would like to recommend Bill on Lincoln Avenue. He has shoveled out everybody, all the older people on that street. He's done this every year, and he is a wonderful person. " — Hagerstown "I'd just to acknowledge our neighbor, our snow angel Jerry, in Marlowe, W.Va.
July 17, 2010
A Hagerstown Police officer thought the car was abandoned and adrift as it sat wildly in front of the old Stationery House building on Florida Avenue in the city's West End. Abandoned it was because the occupants jumped out to verify the critter that crossed in their path in the late night hours. First thinking it was a record-sized skunk, further inspection revealed a "slow" moving porcupine. Because the car's passengers were on their way to photograph some night shots of the new redesigned Jonathan Street, they had cameras on hand.
April 25, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- The Hagerstown Police Department is seeking for the public's help in gathering information about a bullet that was shot through a window of a home in the 1000 block of Florida Avenue on Sunday. Officers responded to the area for shots fired about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the police department. Florida Avenue is off Strafford and Salem avenues. Officers spoke to a person in the area who said he heard numerous gunshots and saw two people getting into a pickup truck that left the area, the release said.
December 7, 2009
The following animals recently were found and taken to the Humane Society of Washington County. If you think your pet is among those listed, you may visit the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road. The shelter's business hours are Monday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dogs Adult beagle mix, black and brown, found on Keadle Road in Boonsboro Adult golden retriever mix, golden and white, found on Wilderness Run Road in Boonsboro Adult Chihuahua, white and tan, found on Yorkshire Drive Cats Juvenile DSH, buff and white, found on Lanvale Street Juvenile DMH, gray and black, found on Danmar Road in Williamsport Juvenile DSH, black, found on San Mar Road in Boonsboro Juvenile DSH, gray and white, found on San Mar Road in Boonsboro Juvenile DSH, gray and white, found on West Side Avenue Adult DSH, gray and black, found on San Mar Road in Boonsboro Adult DSH, orange and black, found on San Mar Road in Boonsboro Adult DSH, gray and black, found on Avon Road Adult DSH, white and gray, found on Florida Avenue
August 17, 2009
Birthdays Today - Doris Kline, Florida Avenue, turns 67; Dylan Neff, Manor Church Road, Fairplay, turns 3. · If you'd like your birthday or wedding anniversary to appear in The Herald-Mail's Milestones column, mail the information to The Herald-Mail, P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741; fax it to 301-714-0245; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org two weeks prior to the date.
February 5, 2008
Today and Wednesday, workers from the City of Hagerstown's Water and Sewer Department will be replacing service laterals at various locations on Florida Avenue between Linganore and Stratford avenues. In order to allow the crews to excavate the street to replace the laterals, segments of Florida Avenue between Linganore and Stratford avenues will be closed to all traffic. Motorists will be forced to detour around the closures using other city streets. Motorists approaching the work zones will encounter cones, barricades, detour signs and other traffic-control devices.