June 19, 2013
“Made in Washington County: Our Rich Industrial Heritage,” an exhibit honoring local industry, past and present, showing local patent ingenuity and representing an employment base of thousands opens Friday with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The Miller House, at 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, home of the Washington County Historical Society, will host the exhibit through Saturday, July 27. “We hear much about the large industrial concerns...
June 14, 2013
The intersection at Security Road and Pangborn Boulevard in Hagerstown was closed for a short time Friday morning after two vehicles sideswiped each other. Hagerstown Police Lt. Paul Kifer said a woman was taken to Meritus Medical Center as a precaution. Neither driver had been charged as of Friday afternoon, Kifer said. The names of the people who were involved in the accident, which occurred at about 7:30 a.m., were unavailable.
June 13, 2013
Zachary and Holly Fraker of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., formerly of Williamsport, announce the birth of their first son, Elias Wayne Frake r, May 6, 2013. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Deborah Allen of Big Lake, Minn. Paternal grandparents are Dan Fraker of Greencastle, Pa., and Tammy Fraker of Williamsport. Maternal great-grandparents are Bart and Jan Skafte of Rockford, Minn. Paternal great-grandparents are Gary and June Fraker of Greencastle and Kenneth Anderson of Hagerstown and the late Virginia Anderson.
June 12, 2013
For Friday through Sunday Movie times listed are those provided as of noon Wednesday and may be revised by theaters at any time. MARYLAND LEITERSBURG CINEMAS 20145 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown • 240-329-2093 www.leitersburgcinemas.com 42 (PG-13) - Fri./Sun. - 10 p.m.; Sat. - 9:50 p.m. After Earth (PG-13) - Fri./Sun. - 1:30, 3:35, 5:40, 7:45, 9:55 p.m.; Sat. - 10:50 a.m., 1, 3:15, 5:25, 7:35, 9:45 p.m. Epic (PG) - Fri./Sun. - 1:40, 3:45, 6, 8:15 p.m.; Sat. - 10:40 a.m., 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:15, 9:20 p.m. Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)
June 7, 2013
Fridays@Five, set for tonight, in Martinsburg's town square has been canceled due to weather. The next Fridays@Five will be Friday, July 14, with Country Cadillacs.
June 6, 2013
1. Dance recital A & B Dance Dimensions present its annual recital, “Footloose!” Shows are 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9. Waynesboro High School Auditorium, 550 E. Second St., Waynesboro, Pa. $2. Tickets are available at the door. Call 717-762-4456 or go to www.abdancedimensions.com . 2. Calling all Corvettes Sixth annual Corvette show Sunday, June 9. Registration from 8 to 11 a.m. Awards at 2 p.m. Buchanan Auto, 1035 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. $15, auto registration.
May 31, 2013
Although the National Weather Service had anticipated Friday's temperatures in Hagerstown would rise above 90 degrees, the day's heat wasn't record-breaking, according to Hagerstown weather observer Greg Keefer. Friday's high was 90 degrees at 3:49 p.m., according to Keefer's website at http://i4weather.net . The record high temperature for May 31 in Hagerstown is 94 degrees, which was set in 1991, the website said. Friday's low was 68 degrees at 5:52 a.m., the website said.
May 28, 2013
Summer is still a few weeks away, but the region will be getting a preview as temperatures are expected to rise above 90 degrees in Hagerstown on Thursday and Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The mercury is expected to start climbing Wednesday, when the high temperature is expected to be about 89 degrees, according to the weather service. The hottest days are expected to be Thursday and Friday, with highs expected to be about 93 degrees both days, according to Kevin Witt, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service's office in Sterling, Va. The record high temperature for May 30 in Hagerstown is 95 degrees, recorded in 2006, according to Hagerstown weather observer Greg Keefer's website at http://i4weather.net.
May 24, 2013
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is sponsoring a special tour of Shepherdstown's new, high-tech wastewater treatment plant on Friday, June 7. The tour will begin at 10 a.m. and last about an hour. It will be free, and anyone with an interest is welcome to participate, including families with children. Tour participants will learn how wastewater plants work in general and get a first-hand look at the state-of-the-art features of the new Shepherdstown plant, which went on line last fall.