September 5, 2010
How it works Each month, The Herald-Mail publishes the findings of initial food establishment inspections by the Washington County Health Department. Food service facilities are inspected on a regular basis to make sure they are following the regulations that govern such establishments. Location of establishments is Hagerstown unless otherwise noted. Inspectors also conduct follow-up inspections and monitoring inspections, and investigate complaints and food-borne outbreaks.
May 19, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Members of the West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th Airlift Wing and Federal Emergency Management Agency held a joint inspection exercise at the air base May 12 to ensure that if a disaster strikes anywhere in the world, equipment and supplies can be delivered expeditiously and safely. With time of the essence when responding to a crisis, FEMA officials based in Frederick, Md., teamed with Airmen from the 167th Airlift Wing's Logistical Readiness Squadron's Small Air Terminal to inventory all items in the Prepositioned Equipment Program, including hazardous materials, that would be shipped out aboard one of the Airlift Wing's 11 assigned C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft.
November 4, 2009
The Washington County Division of Public Works, Capital Project Engineering Department, announced Wednesday that Kemps Mill Road is scheduled to close to through traffic at the bridge over the Conococheague Creek, on Monday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for routine bridge inspection work. Manor Church Road is scheduled to close to through traffic at the bridge over the Antietam Creek on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for routine bridge inspection work. Appropriate detours will be posted and maintained, according to a county release.
October 15, 2009
HANCOCK -- Hancock town officials, who are uspet with how Washington County government officials conduct inspections on building projects in town, decided Wednesday night to pursue setting up another inspection program for the town. Officials said at a Hancock Town Council meeting that county building inspectors have been slow to arrive at project sites. Mayor Daniel A. Murphy said in a telephone interview Thursday that one inspector did not show up at all to one project and he was concerned about the overall situation creating "roadblocks" to projects.