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February 16, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Developer Horizon Homes LLC of Gettysburg, Pa., has plans for 14 single-family houses and three condominium buildings on a cul-de-sac just west of Church Street (Pa. 997). The project is being called Majestic Meadows. The single-family homes, which will cost $200,000 to $250,000, will be marketed to young families and empty nesters, according to Charlie Walker, owner of Horizon Homes. "We're trying to target the first- or last-time home buyers," he said.
NEWS
December 22, 2008
Found -- Cat. Where -- The cat was found on King Street near Washington County Hospital. When -- The cat has been being fed since Dec. 13. Description -- The large cat is black and white. Phone number -- If this is your cat, call 301-733-0150.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | May 31, 2006
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University and the town of Shepherdstown are joining forces on a streetscape project that will involve removing utility poles, relocating overhead utility lines and adding new walkway lights on King Street, a Shepherd official said Tuesday. The work is expected to begin next month and should be completed by the end of June, said Ed Magee, vice president for administration and finance at Shepherd. Shepherd University has facilities along King Street, and the university wants to bury overhead utility lines when it gets the chance to improve the aesthetics of the campus, Magee said.
NEWS
April 21, 2011
Chihuahua found near King Street Found — Chihuahua. Where — In the alley between King and Mulberry streets in Hagerstown When — Wednesday Description — The female dog is tan. It appears to be a younger dog. It was not wearing a collar. Phone number — If this is your dog, call 301-302-7389.
NEWS
April 26, 2010
Jimmy Foltz, owner of Peace in the Valley herb farm near Hedgesville, W.Va., waves goodbye to customer George Baker after a chat at the Shepherdstown (W.Va.) farmers market. The market runs on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on King Street behind the Shepherdstown Public Library, and features locally grown goods and live music.
NEWS
by Richard T. Meagher | November 13, 2003
Andrew King, 6, a first-grader at Country Day School in Charles Town, W.Va., works a chicken hand puppet with Joe Santoro of Wonderment Puppets. Santoro performed a puppet show on Wednesday at the Boarman Arts Center on King Street in Martinsburg, W.Va.
NEWS
December 2, 2011
East Baltimore Street between King Street and Mill Street is scheduled to reopen at 6 p.m. Friday, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . The street has been closed periodically since Monday, Nov. 14, while sections of the former Washington County Hospital along East Baltimore Street were being demolished, according to the advisory.
LIFESTYLE
April 7, 2013
Birthdays April 6 - Lexie Wilt, Greenbrier Road, Boonsboro, turned 8. April 7 - Virginia Kline, West Franklin Street, turned 95. April 8 - Katrina Nicole Smith, Big Spring Road, Clear Spring, turns 18; Rodney A. Guessford, King Street, Hagerstown, turns 58. Anniversaries April 7 -   LeRoy and Clara Mae Baker celebrated their 50th anniversary; Hazel and Dick Neibert, Hagerstown, celebrated their 51st...
NEWS
April 13, 1998
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - "Ship Shape Day" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in Shippensburg as part of the borough's Cleanup Week. Residents can help plant petunias in the tree cuts along King Street, pick up debris and make other improvements in the downtown area. To participate, stop by State Rep. Jeffrey Coy's office at 39 W. King St., or call the office at 1-717-532-1707 for more information.
NEWS
May 23, 2002
If you go: West Virginia's Wine and Arts Festival Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26; gates open at noon On the Lawn of Boydville 601 South Queen St. Martinsburg, W.Va. Directions: Interstate 81 south to exit 13, King Street. Stay on King Street to town center. Take right on Queen Street. Boydville is on the right. Admission: $10 includes wine-tasting, glass, access to all entertainment and artisans $5 for ages 12 to 20 and for those who do not intend to sample Free for children younger than 12 Proceeds benefit The Arts Centre, formerly the Boarman Arts Center.
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ENTERTAINMENT
September 2, 2013
1. Pickler in the Panhandle Pickin' in the Panhandle, a weekend festival of live music and barbecue, features music by Kellie Pickler, Davisson Brothers and Marty Raybon, Back Creek Valley Boys and Crossbonz, among others Friday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 8. Barbecue competitions Saturday and Sunday. Shiley Acres, 1446 Nadenbousch Lane, Inwood, W.Va. $75, three-day ticket; $45, Saturday. For complete schedule and ticket info, go to www.panhandlepickin.com . 2. French-Canadian music Genticorum will perform.
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NEWS
July 12, 2013
At least a portion of about a dozen streets in Martinsburg are slated to be paved as part of the city's annual street-improvement program. The seven-member Martinsburg City Council voted unanimously Thursday to award the contract to Charles Town, W.Va-based Jefferson Asphalt Products Co. Inc., which bid $431,427 for the work. The only other bidder was W-L Construction & Paving Inc., which bid $661,265 on the project, according to a memorandum from City Engineer/Planning Director Mike Covell.
LIFESTYLE
April 7, 2013
Birthdays April 6 - Lexie Wilt, Greenbrier Road, Boonsboro, turned 8. April 7 - Virginia Kline, West Franklin Street, turned 95. April 8 - Katrina Nicole Smith, Big Spring Road, Clear Spring, turns 18; Rodney A. Guessford, King Street, Hagerstown, turns 58. Anniversaries April 7 -   LeRoy and Clara Mae Baker celebrated their 50th anniversary; Hazel and Dick Neibert, Hagerstown, celebrated their 51st...
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | January 9, 2013
Witnesses to a fatal shooting Oct. 22, 2012, in the borough of Chambersburg took the stand in court Wednesday to describe the chaos that night. Three people who were inside an East King Street home when Victor Hugo Campos-Olguin died testified during a preliminary hearing for Jason C. Shauf, 38, of Sollenberger Road west of Chambersburg. Shauf is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and multiple counts of kidnapping, unlawful restraint, robbery and conspiracy.
NEWS
December 8, 2012
More than 50 patients were moved Saturday into new rooms at Chambersburg Hospital's new King Street addition. Cathy Layton of Chambersburg was the first patient to move into a room in the addition. When she arrived at her room at 8:07 a.m., she was greeted by a crowd of hospital staff awaiting her arrival.  “Everyone said hello and they treated me like a celebrity,” Layton said. “Everything was ready. It was well organized.” She said her favorite part of the new room is the recliner near the large window with a beautiful view.
NEWS
April 11, 2012
The Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission is inviting the community to attend an open house on April 21 for the mission's new 78-bed facility, which is set to open in May. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours of the new facility in the 600 block of West King Street will be offered and refreshments will be provided. “This is a special day for us,”  Mission president Harry Young said in a news release announcing the open house. “We'd like for everyone in the community to come out and see how their gifts of labor and financial support have come to fruition.” The new facility includes dormitory-style and private rooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen and dinning room, a computer room and a training room, among other features.
NEWS
December 2, 2011
East Baltimore Street between King Street and Mill Street is scheduled to reopen at 6 p.m. Friday, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . The street has been closed periodically since Monday, Nov. 14, while sections of the former Washington County Hospital along East Baltimore Street were being demolished, according to the advisory.
NEWS
August 1, 2011
King Street was closed to all traffic between Antietam Street and Baltimore Street at 7 a.m. Monday while demolition of former Washington County Hospital complex continues. The street closure had been planned in advance so a portion of the former hospital complex fronting King Street can be torn down, according to the City of Hagerstown. Detours have been set up for motorists to drive around the area, using Antietam Street, Mulberry Street and Cannon Avenue. Brandenburg Industrial was awarded the contract by Meritus Health to demolish the hospital, according to a published report in May. The company applied for a demolition permit from the city of Hagerstown in early March.
NEWS
July 25, 2011
As part of the demolition of the former hospital complex near the intersection of Antietam Street and Cannon Avenue, portions of the existing buildings along King Street must be removed. The contractor, Brandenburg Industrial Service Co., plans to demolish the structures over a three-day period beginning Monday, Aug. 1. Consequently, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, King Street will be closed to all traffic between Antietam and Baltimore streets. A detour plan will be implemented to direct motorists around the work area via other city streets.
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