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April 7, 1998
CASCADE - The Maryland Information Technology Center, in conjunction with the High Technology Council of Maryland, has transferred $50,000 to PenMar Development Corp. to be used in part to promote the future of Fort Ritchie, according to a press release. The funding is part of the state's $200,000 commitment to the 1998 World Congress on Information Technology, to be held in June in Northern Virginia. The vision of Fort Ritchie as a future technology and training campus will be enhanced by PenMar's participation in the World Congress by providing an international focus on redevelopment there, the release said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | August 10, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Budget concerns prompted the Berkeley County Commission on Thursday to freeze the planned hiring of a litter control officer, grant writer and traffic planner, but the commissioners agreed to move forward with hiring an in-house information technology manager. The county's full-time Director of Information Technology would reduce the need for contracted services that have amounted to more than $250,000 since 2004 and save more than $100,000 a year, according to Commission President Steven C. Teufel.
NEWS
March 25, 2004
The official Web site listing Maryland's registered sex offenders has been updated and expanded, the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said this week. The department's Information Technology and Communications Division made changes that allow users to more easily search through more than 3,600 offenders by first name, last name, category of offense or other factors. Also, Web site data now is updated daily instead of weekly, the department said. The Sex Offender Registry - which is at www.dpscs.
BUSINESS
July 8, 2012
After 30 years of working in information technology, Matthew Royer sought a professional opportunity that would allow him to be his own boss, put smiles on people's faces and spend less time in front of a computer. The Washington County native has replaced discussions about hard drives and motherboards with casual conversations about customers' taste preferences when it comes to shaved ice. On May 1, Royer became a Kona Ice franchisee. From his truck, from which resonates calypso music, he offers more than 10 flavors of shaved ice. He sells his products at parties, sporting events, schools, fundraisers and more in the Washington County area.
NEWS
April 25, 2012
Editor's note : This is another in a series of Eastern Panhandle candidate previews that The Herald-Mail has run over the last several months. The announcements also will be posted on our website, www.herald-mail.com, through the West Virginia primary on May 8. Reese Clabaugh, Republican candidate for Jefferson County Commission, believes that owning his own business for 26 years has given him insight on what businesses look for and need when moving to the county. Reese, 51, of Kearneysville, W.Va., owns Reese's Landscape Nursery on Mildred Street in Ranson, W.Va.
NEWS
June 10, 2004
Mark Kelly has been promoted to the position of director of Facilities Management at The Herald-Mail Company. Hired as Information Systems Manager in April 1999, Kelly was promoted to Operations director, overseeing the Information Technology and Pagination departments, in October of 2001. In his new capacity, he will oversee all of the company's production departments, IT, the building department and commercial print work. "Since joining the Herald-Mail, Mark has volunteered to lead some of our most challenging projects, such as the color committee, our conversion to total pagination and a key Partners Program that led to the redesign of our Advertising Department," said Publisher John League.
NEWS
September 3, 2006
(formerly Community and Technical College of Shepherd) Spring 2006 semester President's List (4.0 grade-point average) Automotive Technology - Robert E. Nofsinger. Board of Governors - Cynthia A. Carper, Christopher R. Dye, Penny L. Lambert, Kathy S. Lane, Dennis E. Streets, Anita D. Trout. Business - Sunny Ahsan, Crystal M. Beard, Mary K. Briggs, Damian C. Caldwell, Sarah A. Custer, Rhodia Y. Kress, Susan A. Landis, Taffiea A. Marshall, Jeanna L. Peer, Sandra L. Ryan, Amber N. Streets, Valerie M. Suits, Shirl M. Wilson.
BUSINESS
April 29, 2012
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new members: • Karen Horejs, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown • Hagerstown Home Depot, 17810 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown • M&T Bank, 32 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown • Reeders Memorial Home, 141 S. Main St., Boonsboro • Target Marketing, 7766 Ewing Blvd., Florence, Ky. ...
NEWS
September 5, 2002
Group seeks to combine services To the editor: The Consolidation of Government Functions Task Force, created by the Greater Hagerstown Committee, is considering ways that local government agencies might be able to consolidate and save money. The task force recently held a follow-up to its first initial meeting. The group is working together in a very positive way to find agreements in areas that have been targeted for possible consolidation. Rich Reichenbaugh is the task force chairman, and is a principal of Associated Engineering Sciences, Inc. of Hagerstown.
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BUSINESS
November 25, 2012
Nibble with Gibble's CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eldon Dieffenbach of Myerstown, Pa., announced recently that he has entered into an agreement to acquire Nibble with Gibble's of Chambersburg. Currently owned by Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe Inc., home of Martin's potato rolls, Gibble's is a producer of potato chips, pretzels, cheese puffs and popcorn. It has been a Central Pennsylvania institution since the late 1950s. This transition will mark a passing of corporate leadership from one well-known food manufacturing family to a member of another.
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BUSINESS
July 8, 2012
After 30 years of working in information technology, Matthew Royer sought a professional opportunity that would allow him to be his own boss, put smiles on people's faces and spend less time in front of a computer. The Washington County native has replaced discussions about hard drives and motherboards with casual conversations about customers' taste preferences when it comes to shaved ice. On May 1, Royer became a Kona Ice franchisee. From his truck, from which resonates calypso music, he offers more than 10 flavors of shaved ice. He sells his products at parties, sporting events, schools, fundraisers and more in the Washington County area.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | July 5, 2012
A Berkeley County employee who was hired last month through a federally-funded program that has since been cut will be laid off at the close of business on July 20. The Berkeley County Council voted 3-2 not to offer Litter Control Assistant Lewis Shifflett part-time employment, either. The council tabled a vote on whether to continue to employ information technology analyst Donald DeChalus, who, like Shifflett, was employed through the WorkForce West Virginia Employee Subsidy Program.
NEWS
April 25, 2012
Editor's note : This is another in a series of Eastern Panhandle candidate previews that The Herald-Mail has run over the last several months. The announcements also will be posted on our website, www.herald-mail.com, through the West Virginia primary on May 8. Reese Clabaugh, Republican candidate for Jefferson County Commission, believes that owning his own business for 26 years has given him insight on what businesses look for and need when moving to the county. Reese, 51, of Kearneysville, W.Va., owns Reese's Landscape Nursery on Mildred Street in Ranson, W.Va.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | August 10, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Budget concerns prompted the Berkeley County Commission on Thursday to freeze the planned hiring of a litter control officer, grant writer and traffic planner, but the commissioners agreed to move forward with hiring an in-house information technology manager. The county's full-time Director of Information Technology would reduce the need for contracted services that have amounted to more than $250,000 since 2004 and save more than $100,000 a year, according to Commission President Steven C. Teufel.
NEWS
September 3, 2006
(formerly Community and Technical College of Shepherd) Spring 2006 semester President's List (4.0 grade-point average) Automotive Technology - Robert E. Nofsinger. Board of Governors - Cynthia A. Carper, Christopher R. Dye, Penny L. Lambert, Kathy S. Lane, Dennis E. Streets, Anita D. Trout. Business - Sunny Ahsan, Crystal M. Beard, Mary K. Briggs, Damian C. Caldwell, Sarah A. Custer, Rhodia Y. Kress, Susan A. Landis, Taffiea A. Marshall, Jeanna L. Peer, Sandra L. Ryan, Amber N. Streets, Valerie M. Suits, Shirl M. Wilson.
NEWS
June 10, 2004
Mark Kelly has been promoted to the position of director of Facilities Management at The Herald-Mail Company. Hired as Information Systems Manager in April 1999, Kelly was promoted to Operations director, overseeing the Information Technology and Pagination departments, in October of 2001. In his new capacity, he will oversee all of the company's production departments, IT, the building department and commercial print work. "Since joining the Herald-Mail, Mark has volunteered to lead some of our most challenging projects, such as the color committee, our conversion to total pagination and a key Partners Program that led to the redesign of our Advertising Department," said Publisher John League.
NEWS
March 25, 2004
The official Web site listing Maryland's registered sex offenders has been updated and expanded, the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said this week. The department's Information Technology and Communications Division made changes that allow users to more easily search through more than 3,600 offenders by first name, last name, category of offense or other factors. Also, Web site data now is updated daily instead of weekly, the department said. The Sex Offender Registry - which is at www.dpscs.
NEWS
September 5, 2002
Group seeks to combine services To the editor: The Consolidation of Government Functions Task Force, created by the Greater Hagerstown Committee, is considering ways that local government agencies might be able to consolidate and save money. The task force recently held a follow-up to its first initial meeting. The group is working together in a very positive way to find agreements in areas that have been targeted for possible consolidation. Rich Reichenbaugh is the task force chairman, and is a principal of Associated Engineering Sciences, Inc. of Hagerstown.
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