November 28, 2012
The property owner of the World Kitchen warehouse on U.S. 11 in Greencastle announced Wednesday the kitchenware provider has signed documents saying it will continue occupying the facility as it undergoes more than $10 million in improvements. Matrix Development Group, which is based in New Jersey, announced in a news release that World Kitchen has signed a full-building lease for the one million-square-foot distribution facility at 1200 South Antrim Way. Renovations will include 20,000 square feet of new corporate office space, replacement of HVAC systems throughout the facility, the incorporation of a new sprinkler system, new roofing, additional truck docks, and a new building envelope consisting of pre-cast concrete and metal panels, according to the news release.
July 16, 2007
A former Greencastle-Antrim High School football player was one of three men charged in connection with a home invasion robbery in Harrisburg, Pa., last week, police said. Michael Jemison, 24, of 419 Horton St., Philadelphia, and two other men were charged with robbery, burglary, aggravated assault, conspiracy, theft, reckless endangerment and unlawful restraint, according to a Susquehanna Township Police Department press release. Police said they received a call at about midnight on Wednesday from a man reporting that someone broke into his home in an apartment complex and might have shot his girlfriend.
May 4, 2013
A Martinsburg man was apprehended Saturday morning following an eight-hour standoff with police, according to a Martinsburg Police Department news release. Terry Lee Mason, 25, of 116 Wilt Drive, is charged with wanton endangerment and felon in possession of a firearm through Berkeley County Magistrate Court, according to the release. The incident began Saturday at about 1:30 a.m., when the Martinsburg Police Department responded to The Dirty Dawg Saloon at 1017 S. Queen St. in Martinsburg for a report of shots fired.
September 8, 2012
A 52-year-old Indiana man was killed overnight in a head-on collision between his vehicle and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 at mile marker 6 east of Hancock, Maryland State Police said in a news release. David R. Kassing, of Carmel, Ind., was driving a 2011 Porsche west at a high rate of speed, when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median and entered the eastbound lane of the highway at about 12:30 a.m., police said. Kassing's vehicle hit a 2004 Volvo tractor-trailer being driven by Delwin Laray Martin, 30, of Hagerstown, police said.
September 10, 2012
A head-on collision at the intersection of Scotland Road and Sycamore Grove Road resulted in injuries to a 91-year-old driver, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Police said Margy G. Tice of Chambersburg, Pa., was driving a Chevrolet Malibu that ran a stop sign at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday. She suffered major injuries, police said in the news release. Also severely injured was Cynthia J. Tiedemann, 52, of Harrisburg, Pa., police said. She was a passenger in the Honda Civic involved in the crash.
May 30, 2012
The Leitersburg Community Yard Sale scheduled for Saturday, June 9, has been canceled, according to a news release. The sale was canceled due to a lack of interest, the release said.
August 11, 2010
BERLIN, Md. -- The Worcester County (Md.) Bureau of Investigation was investigating Saturday's electrocution death of a Waynesboro, Pa., man, according to a news release. Harry Henry Jr., 45, of 8361 Stottlemyer Road, was working under a house trailer in Berlin at about 9:30 p.m., police said in the news release obtained by The Herald-Mail. Investigators believe he was electrocuted by a live wire under the trailer, the news release stated. Emergency medical personnel attempted to resuscitate Henry as he was transported to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, but they were unsuccessful, the news release stated.
October 19, 2012
A disorderly conduct charge filed against a Washington Township man in August has been withdrawn by Magisterial District Judge Duane Cunningham, Waynesboro police said Friday. James Horace Thrailkill, 77, of 13183 Shawnee Court, was charged with disorderly conduct on Aug. 18, according to a police news release. The charge related to an incident that occurred outside police headquarters that morning, the news release said.
July 18, 2007
Twigg Cycles was burglarized Tuesday, July 10, and police were searching for the burglar, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release today. Eleven generators were taken from the store, off Edgewood Drive in Hagers-town, police said in the news release. The burglar shattered a store window to get inside and was driving a white cargo van, police said. Anyone with information can call police at 301-791-2610.
August 13, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Guilford Township farm has been added to Franklin County's farmland preservation list. The Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Board on Thursday approved the 178-acre farm owned by Eldon and Ruth Helman, according to a news release from the county. More than 11,200 acres on 82 farms have been preserved in the county, the news release stated. More information about Franklin County's Agricultural Land Preservation Program is available at 717-261-3855.