November 28, 1997
Hagerstown City Council members unanimously approved on Tuesday an agreement to allow Long Meadow Rotary Club to create a park on Northern Avenue. The park is expected to be ready by spring, club officials said. The club will clean up about three acres along Hamilton Run near the Morris Frock American Legion post, plant trees and provide benches, club officials have said.
April 12, 2012
Speed cameras that were installed last month on Northern Avenue between Fountaindale Elementary and Northern Middle schools in Hagerstown will go live Monday. The cameras were installed and activated March 13 to give motorists a 30-day warning period, according to a city news release. Beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, vehicles traveling 12 mph or more above the speed limit will be issued a $40 citation. That amount will be reduced to $35 if the fine is paid within 10 days of the ticket being mailed.
February 26, 2013
Roger “Denny” Marks, 70, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his home, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born March 11, 1942, in Hagerstown, son of the late Woodrow Wilson and Ola Fay “Sweetheart” (nee Poffenberger) Marks. Denny graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1960 and was employed by Mack Truck for 30 years. He was an Air Force veteran, a member of the Virginia Avenue Church of God, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Elks Lodge 378, and an AMVETS life member.
January 3, 2012
The North Hagerstown High School Show Choir visited Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown to perform a Veterans Day tribute show.
August 3, 2004
Beginning today and continuing through Friday, a contractor for the City of Hagerstown will be replacing the concrete median in Northern Avenue east of Pennsylvania Avenue. This construction will require closing the southbound left-turn lane, from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Northern Avenue, to all traffic, according to the city. All other movements will be maintained, but through a single lane. For information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 125.
October 5, 2009
Cats Adult DMH, black and orange, found on West Washington Street Adult DSH, orange and cream, found on Washington Avenue Adult DSH, brown, black and white, found on Eastern Boulevard and Klick Way Adult DLH, white and gray, found on Madison Avenue Juvenile DSH, black, found on Hunters Green Parkway Juvenile DSH, gray and buff, found on Ashton Road Juvenile DSH, brown and black, found on Northern Avenue ...
June 20, 1997
Hagerstown City Police announced that the following streets will be closed today from about 8 a.m. to about 11 a.m. for the YMCA 5K Summer Run: North Potomac Street from the YMCA building north to Oak Hill Avenue and Oak Hill Avenue north to Northern Avenue.
April 25, 2002
If you want to walk: March of Dimes WalkAmerica Saturday, April 27 8 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. Walk begins at Long Meadow Shopping Center Northern Avenue and Leitersburg Pike Hagerstown For information, call 301-722-3867.
January 21, 2008
Tuesday, Jan. 22 Antietam Exchange Club meets at Always Ron's on Burhans Boulevard, 7:30 a.m. Hagerstown Lions Club meets at Morris Frock Post 42, Northern Avenue, 12:15 p.m. Hancock Rotary Club meets at Park-N-Dine Restaurant, 189 E. Main St., 12:30 p.m. Food Bank and Second Time Around Clothing Shop open at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, 1 to 2 p.m.
August 9, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin Monday, Aug. 13, and continue through Wednesday, Aug. 22, in the following area: Pennsylvania Avenue from Park Lane to Northern Avenue, including the Carroll Heights, Hamilton Homes and Hyde Park residential areas. Water customers in those areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, are cautioned to frequently check their water supply for discolored water that might occur because of this work.