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NEWS
February 13, 2007
FUNKSTOWN - Benjamin Art Gallery of Hagerstown has announced an "Art on Sight" partnership at several area locations including Interiors of Maryland at 2 Baltimore St. in Funkstown. Natasha Arnall, owner of the Funkstown design firm, said she was happy to participate in the new venture. "We have 15 or so on the walls here," Arnall said. "It's nice because it gives clients a chance to see what is available so they can choose between the different styles. " Arnall said she also has other pictures by local artists with local scenes available in her studio.
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NEWS
June 21, 2009
LEGION BASEBALL FREDERICK, Md. -- Frederick swept a Western Maryland District doubleheader with Funkstown on Sunday, winning the first game 15-5 and the second game 6-3. Tim Jacobson and Brandon Knight each had an RBI double and Tim Leather had an RBI single for Funkstown in the first game. Tyeler Presgraves had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs for Funkstown (6-3, 5-3) in the second game, while Todd Jacobson added two hits. Frederick improved to 9-2 (4-0)
NEWS
December 3, 2011
A Funkstown woman was injured Saturday morning when her car collided with a pickup truck on Interstate 81 south of Cearfoss Pike, Maryland State Police said. Frances Ecton of Funkstown was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, according to a state police news release. The driver of the pickup, David Durboraw of Greencastle, Pa., also was taken to Meritus Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, the release said.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | December 15, 2009
FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown officials opened bids Monday night for curbing work on Poplar and Chestnut streets, then decided to hold off on moving forward with the project until money becomes available. Town officials are considering changing the entrances to Poplar and Chestnut streets from Edgewood Drive. The blocks nearest Edgewood were made one-way in 2007 to prevent drivers coming through town on Edgewood from cutting through on the residential streets to avoid traffic signals.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | andrews@herald-mail.com | September 4, 2012
U.S. Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, R-Md., faced dozens of questions Tuesday at a town hall meeting he hosted in Funkstown. About 30 people attended. The audience used the opportunity to ask about a range of topics - health care, Social Security, education, illegal immigration, energy and more. Bartlett is trying to win an 11th term as the 6th District representative in Congress. He is facing two challengers in the November general election: John Delaney on the Democratic line and Nickolaus Mueller on the Libertarian line.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | October 10, 2011
Funkstown had another “smooth audit,” but Rodney L. Saunders told the mayor and council that town officials should work to increase the town's fund balance, which is the accumulation of surpluses over the years. At the end of fiscal 2010-11, which ended June 30, the town's fund balance was $38,854, according to Saunders and a copy of the draft audit that Saunders, a partner with McGladrey & Pullen, reviewed with the mayor and council during Monday night's meeting at Town Hall.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | andrews@herald-mail.com | June 19, 2012
The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to purchase a home and land on Frederick Street in Hagerstown as part of the plans for a road-improvement project. The county is lining up property it will need to build Southern Boulevard, which has been known over the years as the Funkstown bypass. It is planned to run from U.S. 40 to East Oak Ridge Drive. The first phase will connect East Oak Ridge Drive and Frederick Street. The commissioners voted 4-0 on Tuesday to spend $105,000 to buy 1244 Frederick St. Commissioner John F. Barr was absent.
NEWS
By | August 12, 2005
Funkstown couldn't make a 7-0 lead hold up as the Milltown Maulers eliminated Post 211 from the Mid-Atlantic American Legion baseball tournament Friday, 17-7. See Saturday's Herald-Mail newspaper for the full story.
NEWS
July 31, 2004
LEGION BASEBALL FREDERICK, Md. - Funkstown grabbed a 5-0 lead that held through four innings behind the pitching of Andy Taylor but Gaithersburg rallied to post an 8-7 win on Friday in the Maryland State Tournament at McCurdy Field. Taylor hit a solo home run to open the scoring in the second inning and Phillip Powell added homers in the fourth and sixth innings. Gaithersburg hit Funkstown with a five-run seventh inning, putting the loss on reliever Josh Bussard.
NEWS
by JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | June 21, 2006
FUNKSTOWN - The Funkstown Post 211 American Legion baseball team did not want to end the first half winless in the Western Maryland District. So out came the bats. A six-run third inning - capped by Matt Murray's grand slam - allowed Funkstown to play the role of spoiler Tuesday night, keeping Frederick Post 11 from moving into a first-place tie with Mount Airy Post 191 with an 11-5 win. Mount Airy (6-2) won the first-half title over Frederick (5-3) by one game. Funkstown finished 1-7 in the first half and is 6-9 overall.
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