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June 25, 2012
Through the generosity of Harley-Davidson of Frederick, the Frederick County (Md.) Sheriff's Office is sporting two new police-package Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The motorcycles will be used for special events and details, rides, escorts and traffic enforcement. Since 2008, Michael Vantucci, owner of Harley-Davidson of Frederick, has provided motorcycles to the sheriff's office on three occasions through the company's law enforcement program. The latest contract was signed in May and provides the office with two police-package motorcycles for six months.
NEWS
August 18, 2010
Hancock Interfaith Coalition will hold a raffle to help the family of 14-year-old Taylor Lipinski pay her medical bills. Tickets cost $10. First prize is a 2011 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy LO, provided by Harley-Davidson of Williamsport. Second prize is a Weber Genesis Grill. Third prize is $500 in cash. Taylor, who lives in Hancock, is fighting leukemia. The drawing will be Saturday. For more information, contact Cathy Willison at 301-697-1671 or cwillison1@hotmail.com "> cwillison1@hotmail.
NEWS
December 9, 2007
Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson of Williamsport and Harley-Davidson of Frederick were given the company's 2007 model year Gold Bar & Shield Circle of Excellence award. They earned the award based on their quality levels of motorcycle and related product sales, an evaluation of customer service and satisfaction, their facility, skilled and well-trained staff, and overall operational measures, according to a prepared release. Harley-Davidson of Williamsport, in the Bowman Business Park on Governor Lane Boulevard, has been in business since 2003.
BUSINESS
July 28, 2013
Name of business: Caledonia Power Sports Owners: Jeffrey Katusin and Anthony McIntyre Address: 6210 Chambersburg Road, Fayetteville, Pa. Opening date: April 1, 2013 Products and services: Motorcycle repair and service, state inspections, tires, brakes and performance upgrades. Also offered are custom dynamometer tuning for bikes, trikes, all-terrain vehicles and utility vehicles, as well as motorcycle accessories and apparel. We specialize in Harley-Davidson repair, but work on all makes and models.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 4, 2013
Two people were killed Saturday in a crash involving multiple motorcycles that shut down eastbound Interstate 70 near Exit 9 in the Indian Springs area for more than four hours, according to Maryland State Police. The accident happened when a motorcycle slowed down and struck two other motorcycles, said Sgt. Phillip Martin of Maryland State Police. Megan R. Daymude, 19, of Inwood, W.Va., who was a passenger on a 2004 Harley-Davidson operated by Mark B. Stephens, 23, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died at the scene of the accident, troopers said.
NEWS
October 21, 2011
A judge Wednesday sentenced a Hagerstown woman to 18 months in jail after she pleaded guilty in July to stealing $167,000 from two Frederick County employers. Terri Lynn Dotson, 42, was sentenced in Frederick County Circuit Court to 15 years in prison, but Judge Theresa Adams suspended all but 18 months. Dotson will serve her time in the Frederick County Adult Detention Center's work-release program, followed by five years of supervised probation and 100 hours of community service, Frederick County State's Attorney Charlie Smith said.
NEWS
October 16, 2007
Nick and Pam Palm, and Charlie and Joanne Snyder traveled 1,200 miles through Alaska on Harley-Davidson motorcycles and had their picture taken in Fairbanks with The Herald-Mail on July 3. Nick and Pam Palm attended Orange County Choppers' Open House on Aug. 25-26 in Montgomery, N.Y., and had the chance to meet reality show host Paul Teutul Sr. They went on a group ride with the Teutuls through the hills of Orange County, N.Y.
NEWS
October 5, 2011
A motorcycle ride to benefit Toys for Tots will be Sunday, Oct. 9, starting at Harley-Davidson of Williamsport at 10210 Governor Lane Blvd. Registration will be from 10 to 11 a.m. The ride starts at 11:30 a.m. and ends at Barefoot Bernies in Hagerstown. A minimum donation of $20 per rider and $10 per passenger is required. To get a registration form, send an email to toysfortotswcmd@yahoo.com . For more information, call 301-694-8177 or send an email to marketing@hdfi.net .
NEWS
June 27, 2008
The fifth annual Bone to Be Wild Dave Alderson Memorial Motorcycle Ride benefit for the Humane Society of Washington County is scheduled for Sunday, July 20. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Harley-Davidson: Buell of Williamsport, 10210 Governor Lane Blvd. The ride will commence at 11 a.m. and the destination is Camp Harding Park. A picnic lunch will be served and riders will enjoy music provided by The Spotlights on You DJ. A specially designed ride pin will be given to the first 100 registered riders.
NEWS
April 8, 2009
Last year at this time, Jessica Watters was finishing her senior year at East Carolina University. This year, she'll be on the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, participating in the fundraising ride that will help her family pay her medical bills. Watters, a 2004 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia last fall and spent several months in and out of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She had a bone marrow transplant, with marrow from an anonymous donor through the National Marrow Donor Program.
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OBITUARIES
August 24, 2013
Steven Lynn Billman Sr., 55, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his home. Born Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1958, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Patricia Ann (Grams) Billman of Hagerstown and the late William Alexander Billman. He was a 1976 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He was a former employee of Statton Furniture and the town of Williamsport. Steve was a member of Virginia Avenue Church of God. Steve was a huge Harley-Davidson motorcycle rider, and he also enjoyed woodworking and gardening.
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BREAKINGNEWS
August 15, 2013
A Williamsport-area woman, who was a passenger on a motorcycle involved in a Wednesday afternoon collision with a pickup truck on Wesel Boulevard, has died, Hagerstown police said Thursday. Lana Patton, 61, was pronounced dead on Thursday at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, according to city police Officer Michael Alderton. Patton was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by her husband, Terry Patton, 54, police Sgt. Christopher Barnett said. Terry Patton was listed in fair condition at Meritus Medical Center on Thursday afternoon, according to the hospital.
BUSINESS
July 28, 2013
Name of business: Caledonia Power Sports Owners: Jeffrey Katusin and Anthony McIntyre Address: 6210 Chambersburg Road, Fayetteville, Pa. Opening date: April 1, 2013 Products and services: Motorcycle repair and service, state inspections, tires, brakes and performance upgrades. Also offered are custom dynamometer tuning for bikes, trikes, all-terrain vehicles and utility vehicles, as well as motorcycle accessories and apparel. We specialize in Harley-Davidson repair, but work on all makes and models.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | June 30, 2013
Jason Sheets spends a lot of time in his Jefferson Boulevard garage. A machinist by trade, he works full time for Central Precision in Boonsboro, but weekends and evenings are reserved for his own projects and customers. “I can do machining and welding on anything, lawn mowers, engines, it doesn't matter,” Sheets said. Sheets also uses his skills as a custom car and motorcycle builder. He got his motorcycle license when he was 18. He's been doing work part time out of his shop for about 10 years and recently took a two-week road trip to California with his wife, Jen Sheets, to participate in the Born Free 5 show.
NEWS
June 7, 2013
Two people suffered major injuries when their motorcycle got a flat tire and crashed on Interstate 81 Wednesday afternoon in Franklin County, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. Richard E. Weig, 56, and Patricia Leo, 54, both of High Falls, N.Y., were taken to Chambersburg Hospital to be treated for major injuries, according to a state police news release. Their conditions were unavailable Friday morning. Troopers said Weig and Leo were traveling north on a 2008 Harley-Davidson at about 7:15 p.m., when the motorcycle got a flat tire and crashed.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 4, 2013
Two people were killed Saturday in a crash involving multiple motorcycles that shut down eastbound Interstate 70 near Exit 9 in the Indian Springs area for more than four hours, according to Maryland State Police. The accident happened when a motorcycle slowed down and struck two other motorcycles, said Sgt. Phillip Martin of Maryland State Police. Megan R. Daymude, 19, of Inwood, W.Va., who was a passenger on a 2004 Harley-Davidson operated by Mark B. Stephens, 23, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died at the scene of the accident, troopers said.
OBITUARIES
January 29, 2013
Mrs. Mary Anna (Mathers) Merrick Eichelberger, 66, of 3367 Coseytown Road in Greencastle, Pa., and formerly of Muncy, Pa., died Tuesday morning, Jan. 29, 2013, at The Shook Home in Chambersburg, Pa. Born May 1, 1946, in Muncy, she was the daughter of the late William Laird and Eleanor (Sharrow) Mathers. Mrs. Eichelberger was a 1964 graduate of Muncy High School. She and her husband, CSM Warren S. "Ike" Eichelberger Sr., U.S. Army Retired, were married Oct. 16, 1990. She was employed as a cost estimator by GE Sylvania in Williamsport, Pa., and retired as a bank teller for Patriot Federal Credit Union in Waynesboro, Pa., in 1999.
NEWS
June 25, 2012
Through the generosity of Harley-Davidson of Frederick, the Frederick County (Md.) Sheriff's Office is sporting two new police-package Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The motorcycles will be used for special events and details, rides, escorts and traffic enforcement. Since 2008, Michael Vantucci, owner of Harley-Davidson of Frederick, has provided motorcycles to the sheriff's office on three occasions through the company's law enforcement program. The latest contract was signed in May and provides the office with two police-package motorcycles for six months.
OBITUARIES
November 29, 2011
Robert Henry Forsyth Jr., 55, of Sykesville, died on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at his home in Delaware. Born June 6, 1956, in Olney, Md., he was the son of the late Robert Henry and Doris Audrey Dixon Forsyth. He was the husband of Andrea Kathleen Forsyth (nee Garland) of Sykesville. Robert worked as a water/wastewater specialist for Maryland Environmental Services. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, golfing, spending time at the beach and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Surviving in addition to his wife are sons; Nicholas Forsyth of Berlin, and Zachary Forsyth and Vincent Forsyth, both of Sykesville; brothers: David Forsyth of Hagerstown and Michael S. Forsyth of Texas; and mother-in-law, Dorothy Long of Glenville, Pa. He was predeceased by a brother, William R. Forsyth.
NEWS
October 21, 2011
A judge Wednesday sentenced a Hagerstown woman to 18 months in jail after she pleaded guilty in July to stealing $167,000 from two Frederick County employers. Terri Lynn Dotson, 42, was sentenced in Frederick County Circuit Court to 15 years in prison, but Judge Theresa Adams suspended all but 18 months. Dotson will serve her time in the Frederick County Adult Detention Center's work-release program, followed by five years of supervised probation and 100 hours of community service, Frederick County State's Attorney Charlie Smith said.
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