March 21, 2012
City police officers responded to the area of Bester Elementary School on South Potomac Street in Hagerstown Wednesday afternoon for a report of two men involved in a dispute. Police were told that one of the men had a tire iron and the other a knife, Hagerstown police Sgt. Rebecca Fetchu said. However, “neither one of them had anything on them,” Fetchu said. The dispute stemmed from an issue involving one of the men's children. It first emerged about two years ago, but apparently resurfaced Wednesday, Fetchu said.
October 15, 2012
Chakras School of Reflexology, 1423 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, provides a two-day certification program that includes a reflexology kit to start your own practice and covers the following syllabus: philosophy and theory behind American and Asian reflexology models, foot reflexology landmarks and techniques, anatomy of a reflexology session, contraindications, hand reflexology, Asian meridians, head/shoulder acupressure and massage, and breath and aromatherapy...
July 16, 2012
Two Maryland teenagers who are newcomers to national competition, and one veteran national titleholder from Hagerstown were honored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board with Touch of Class Awards for earning national titles in jousting, the official state sport of Maryland. The awards were presented at St. Margaret's Church Joust in Annapolis. Of the four national jousting titles, three are held by Marylanders. Corey Minnick, 30, of Hagerstown won his third national title in the professional division; Mikayla Miller, 13, of St. Leonard (Calvert County)
December 20, 2012
Firefighters were called to downtown Hagerstown Thursday morning for a report of a kitchen fire. At 11:38 a.m., the first block of North Potomac Street, near City Hall, was re-opened to traffic.
December 10, 2012
A building was struck by a vehicle on West Washington Street in Hagerstown on Monday morning, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. The front door jamb was damaged and part of the door casing was displaced in the accident in the 400 block of West Washington Street. Police responded to the accident at 8:25 a.m. Monday. The scene was cleared by 8:50 a.m.
March 6, 2013
Virginia Avenue Church of God will hold its annual Easter drama Saturday, March 16, Sunday, March 17, and Friday, March 22, Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the presentation starts at 7 p.m. The church is at 17306 Virginia Ave. in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-582-2243.
June 13, 2011
The City of Hagerstown will flush hydrants in the Halfway and Hagerstown areas through Friday. Hydrants will be flushed in areas along Virginia Avenue bordered on the north by Halfway Boulevard from Valley Mall to Downsville Pike, including such areas as Halfway Manor, Marbern Road, York Road and Rench Road. City officials caution water customers in those areas, particularly those using automatic washing machines, to check their water supply for discolored water that might occur because of this work.
April 5, 2013
A Hagerstown man charged with raping a woman last month at an apartment complex off Security Road has been ordered held at the Washington County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond. The bond for Montague Stephan Sutherland, 25, of 61 E. Franklin St., was set by a visiting judge during a hearing Friday at Washington County District Court. Sutherland appeared for the bond-review hearing via a closed-circuit television feed between the Detention Center and District Court. Before bond was set, Washington County Assistant State's Attorney Michele Hansen told the court that Sutherland had an extensive criminal background that included assault and burglary charges.
May 23, 2012
City officials said hydrant flushing in Hagerstown that began on Tuesday, May 8, is being extended through Tuesday, June 5 in the following area: Both sides of Dual Highway from Cleveland Avenue to All Star Court including Medical Campus, Beverly Drive, Brightwood, Hampton of Brightwoods, Greenwich Park, Youngstown and Londontown. Water customers in those areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, are cautioned to frequently check their water supply for discolored water.