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July 6, 2011
Federal contractor Bechtel Corp. said it's considering moving its offices out of Frederick to another location in the Washington area. The Frederick News-Post reported that the San Francisco-based company told its 2,000 Frederick workers on Thursday that the leases on its Frederick offices are up for renewal. A company spokeswoman told the newspaper that Bechtel views the event as an opportunity to consider the advantages of Frederick and other locations in the Washington area.
NEWS
May 8, 2010
FREDERICK, Md. - The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will hold a free MBE/DBE Application Assistance Workshop on Thursday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick. The free program includes a comprehensive overview of the certification process and provides participants with the opportunity to have a one-on-one meeting with a certification expert. The workshop will be conducted by MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise and will provide information to firms interested in becoming certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
NEWS
April 25, 2011
The Frederick Police Department along with various agencies are on the scene of a transformer fire at 17 E. Patrick St., according to a police department news release at 2:41 p.m. Monday. Approximately 20 electrical customers were without power, the release said.   Police advised that there are road closures and traffic delays around the affected area.
SPORTS
February 16, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2011   WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Frederick 91, HCC 78 FREDERICK, Md. - Alessandra Flores had 28 points, including two 3-pointers, and seven assists for Hagerstown in a loss to Frederick on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Maryland JuCo tournament. Katie Sprecher had 15 points and eight rebounds, Yolonda Pinkcett had 10 points, Kishia Jackson had two 3-pointers and Akatshi Osongo had eight rebounds for the Hawks (22-4)
SPORTS
February 4, 2012
Saturday, February 4, 2012 MEN'S BASKETBALL FREDERICK, Md. - Tione Womack had 22 points, including two 3-pointers, and added six assists to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 99-68 victory over Frederick in the Maryland JuCo Conference on Saturday. Devin Miller sank three 3-pointers en route to 17 points, Antonio Jenifer had 12 points and seven rebounds, Raymar Watson had 11 points, Jerel Carter had 10 points and Alister Chisholm added nine points, including two 3-pointers, for the Hawks (21-3, 14-0)
NEWS
July 21, 2013
A motorcycle operator has died of injuries suffered in a collision shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of Md. 77. Bruce Carroll Burnett of Frederick, Md., was on an eastbound motorcycle that skidded on the wet roadway and crossed the center line, according to a news release from Maryland State Police. “After crossing into the westbound lanes, (Burnett) was trapped between the motorcycle and a second vehicle,” the news release said. An ambulance transported Burnett to Meritus Medical Center in Washington County, where he was pronounced dead at 10:51 a.m., the news release said.
LIFESTYLE
December 16, 2010
Frederick native Leif Nicolas Huber will perform with his band as Leify Green at 7 p.m. at Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. Their eclectic music features African- and Latin-influenced percussion, a funk-rock groove, and Celtic- and Appalachian-style guitars and mandolin. Admission is $5 in advance, $10 at the door. There will be a cash bar. Profits will fund the Frederick Arts Council’s Thelma Gross Music Scholarship Fund. Go to www.frederickartscouncil.
BREAKINGNEWS
March 18, 2013
Maryland State Police announced that the snow emergency plans that went into effect at 5:30 p.m. Monday for Washington and Frederick counties were lifted by 8:30 p.m. When a snow emergency plan is in effect, all vehicles traveling on designated state snow emergency routes must be equipped with chains, snow tires or all-season radial tires. Vehicles parked on snow emergency routes are subject to being impounded.
NEWS
August 31, 2011
Skateboarder Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboard team will be in Frederick today from 4 to 5 p.m. for a one-hour free demonstration at the Hill Street Skate Park, the City of Frederick announced in a news release. The skate park is at 100 Hill St. Today's stop is part of an East Coast tour for Hawk and his team. Frederick officials ask residents of the Hillcrest area to be aware of the additional traffic and pedestrians in this area due to this event.
NEWS
July 31, 2013
On July 13, photographs by Audra Haddock Martenot won Best Monochrome Photograph and The People's Choice Awards at the 17th annual Frederick Camera Clique Juried Show at the Mary Condon Hodgson Gallery at Frederick (Md.) Community College. Martenot is an instructor of photography in the Hagerstown Community College's Art Department, an instructor of photoshop/video production in HCC's Graphic Design Department and instructor of digital media at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Hagerstown.
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OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
James Arthur Wallace, loving son, brother and devoted husband, 62, of Hagerstown passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. Born Nov. 20, 1950, in Charleston, S.C., he was the son of Dorothy Louise (Sillers) Wallace Steinmetz of Hagerstown and the late James A. Wallace. In addition to his father, he also was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank C. Steinmetz. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a master barber with Gentleman's Choice in Frederick.
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LIFESTYLE
September 6, 2013
Summers Farm, 5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, will host its fourth annual Great Pumpkin Race Sunday, Sept. 29, with a 5K Run and 1-mile Fun Run.  Elite runners, leisure joggers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages have the opportunity to race for prizes, presented for first and second place finishers across five age divisions in male and female categories. The family-oriented one-mile stretch offers optional participation in Summers Farm activities. Registered participants receive refreshments and a ticket for free admission to Summers Farm to use one time during the 2013 season.  Registration packets will be available at Summers Farm from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
NEWS
September 6, 2013
The Frederick County Health Department announces the schedule for their 2013 Fall Animal Rabies Vaccination Clinics: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 5 to 8 p.m. at Thurmont Community Park in Thurmont, Md., across from 10 Frederick Road. Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 to 8 p.m., at Ballenger Creek Park located on Ballenger Creek Pike in Frederick, Md.  All clinics will be held rain or shine on a walk-in basis.  Each vaccination is $8 payable by cash or check only.  All dogs, cats and ferrets are welcome and, for the safety and comfort of all, need to be contained, leashed or in a carrier.
EDUCATION
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships:   Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
OBITUARIES
August 27, 2013
Elvin R. "Peewee" Wolfe Jr., 63, of Frederick, Md., passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Born July 19, 1950, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Elvin R. Wolfe Sr. and Lorraine Lewis Wolfe. He was the husband of the late Barbara Ann Wolfe, who passed away in 2009. Elvin was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by two children, Cheryl Smith and significant other, David Gleckler, and Elvin R. Wolfe III and wife, Jen; three stepdaughters, April Loveless and husband, Greg, Robin Green and husband, Reggie, and Shelly Smith; grandchildren, Ashley, Sierra, Mehkare, Canaan, Eric, David, Tiffany, Billy, Tosha and Mickey; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Rick Wolfe; three sisters, Mary Ellen Wolfe, Kathy King and Debbie Korrell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
SPORTS
August 24, 2013
Saturday, August 24, 2013 GOLF FREDERICK, Md. - A pair of Washington County golfers are at the top of the leaderboard in two categories at the Frederick County Amateur after the first round Saturday at Clustered Spires Golf Club. In the championship flight, Boonsboro's Chuck Thatcher posted a 5-under-par 66 for a one-stroke lead over Jon Ross. In flight one, Williamsport's Ryan Crabtree worked his way to a 3-under-par 72 and a three-stroke advantage. The final 18 holes are scheduled for Sunday with Thatcher teeing off at 1:30 p.m. and Crabtree at 9:20 a.m. The championship tees are around 6,900 yards played to par 71 and the flights are at 6,600 to par 72. Thatcher started his round with two bogeys in the first three holes before he nailed an eagle on the par-4 No. 4 with a flop shot from 30 yards.
BREAKINGNEWS
August 20, 2013
A 12-year-old, hearing-impaired boy who had been reported missing earlier Tuesday, was found along Frederick Street at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office had sought public assistance in finding the boy, who had last been seen around 10 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Rose Hill Avenue in Hagerstown's South End. Kendre Daymon White was reported missing at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to a sheriff's office news release. A Washington County 911 supervisor said White was found unharmed as he appeared to be walking home.
OBITUARIES
August 20, 2013
Frederick H. Kegarise Jr., 42, of Apple Blossom Court in Hagerstown, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Feb. 26, 1971, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Melodie Ann Pryor of Maugansville and the late Frederick H. Kegarise Sr. He attended South Hagerstown High School. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Temple. He was a restaurant manager by trade. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Lee (Bear) Kegarise; children, Katelynn Lee Kegarise and Frederick Harold Kegarise III; half brothers, Tyson Kegarise and Timmy Kegarise, both of Hagerstown; maternal grandmother, Violet Toms of Hagerstown; and stepmother, Debra Kegarise of Hagerstown.
LIFESTYLE
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | August 18, 2013
Getting a straight answer out of legendary comedic actor Tim Conway is about as easy as corralling cats. For instance, the question “What state are you in?” is responded with a depanned, “Depression.” But it's that silly humor and quick one-liners that have made the 79-year-old Conway a much-loved fixture on TV, in movies and onstage during his more than 50 years in the business. Conway will bring his humor to the Weinberg Center for the Arts stage 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. So when did Conway realize he was funny?
NEWS
August 7, 2013
A 16-year-old Clear Spring resident was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore following a single-car crash early Tuesday on National Pike west of Green Valley Road, the Frederick County (Md.) Sheriff's Office said. The injured person was riding in the back seat of a 2002 Saturn that went off the road and came to rest along the westbound shoulder, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. The release did not provide the individual's name, and it was not available from the sheriff's office Wednesday night.
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