May 17, 2013
An 18-year-old woman is accused of embezzling more than $1,000 in cash and merchandise from the Bon-Ton store at Martinsburg Mall, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Samantha Bowie, of 107 Autumn Leaf Drive in Martinsburg, was arraigned Friday on one felony count of embezzlement by Magistrate Betty Jo Hersh, according to court documents. Martinsburg Police Patrol officer C.M. Richmond said in a complaint that Bowie provided a written statement admitting she took $600 in cash and $435.12 in merchandise, according to court documents.
May 10, 2013
Monday, May 13 - American Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 13 - Maugansville Ruritan, 18007 Maugans Ave., Maugansville, 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 13 - Paw Paw Fire Hall, 44 Moser Ave., Paw Paw, W.Va., 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 - St. John's United Church of Christ, 215 E. Cumberland St., Clear Spring., 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 - American Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 - Mather Training Center, 51 Mather Place, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 17 - Williamsport High School, 5 S. Clifton Drive, Williamsport, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 17 - Knights of Columbus, 108 W. Stephen St., Martinsburg, W.Va., 1:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 - Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va., noon to 6 p.m.
April 29, 2013
Shepherd University to open center in Martinsburg SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University has received approval from its regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, to open an additional location in Martinsburg, W.Va., according to a news release from the school. The Martinsburg Center is anticipated to open June 16. “With the formal approval of the Higher Learning Commission, Shepherd will provide working adults convenient opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at its new center at 261 Aikens Center in Martinsburg,” Shepherd President Suzanne Shipley said in the news release.
March 8, 2013
Martinsburg businessman P.J. Orsini was feeling a lot of “good energy” at the Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association's Home Show Friday at Martinsburg Mall. “I'm getting a lot of good questions,” said Orsini, standing among several sleek and shiny appliances on display from Orsini's Appliances Sales & Service. The Home Show continues at 10 a.m. today. Admission is free and home-related seminars, which also are being offered Saturday at no charge, begin at 10:30 a.m. On Sunday, the show opens at noon and continues through 6 p.m. Bidding in the show's silent auction ends at 4 p.m., Sunday.
March 6, 2013
Despite the recent winter snow, spring is right around the corner and that means it's time for the 30th annual Franklin County Builders Show. “The builders show is a rite of spring. When the builders show is here, you know spring is not far behind,” said Tom Hanks, president of the Franklin County (Pa.) Builders Association. The builders show starts Friday at the Waynesboro Mall off Pa. 16. There's plenty of free parking, Hanks said. With 147 vendors on tap, there's something to pique everyone's interest at this year's show, he said.
January 13, 2013
Name of business: A Little Off The Top Owner: Marleen Mason Address: Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Suite 417, Martinsburg, W.Va. Opening date: Oct. 1, 2012 Products and services: Haircuts, perms, colors and waxing Target market: Children and adults How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? Great opportunity at the Martinsburg Mall Previous business experience: I owned three other beauty shops in the past, not concurrently, in Pennsylvania.