October 9, 1998
Heilig-Meyers Furniture Heilig-Meyers Furniture appointed Lewis A. Gerson manager of its Hagerstown location. Gerson, a Richmond, Va., native who has worked for the company for six years, last served as manager of the chain's Milwaukee location. Also, Hagerstown native Clif Barnhart has been named warehouse manager of the Hagerstown store, which is one of more than 850 Heilig-Meyers Furniture stores across the country, including two in Maryland. L.S. Grim Consulting Engineers L.S. Grim Consulting Engineers, at 41 Summit Ave. in Hagerstown, has announced that a residential project which the company worked on was featured in the August issue of Architecture Magazine.
March 22, 2009
Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau The Hagerstown-Washington County 2009 Visitor Guide is being distributed by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. More than 120,000 copies are available to visitors, CVB members, AAA offices, visitor welcome centers, travel bureaus, tour organizations and convention groups, malls, museums and tourism offices throughout the mid-Atlantic. The guide contains maps of Hagerstown and Washington County, directories of resorts, hotels, and campgrounds, restaurant listings, histories of the towns, museums and details about annual special events.
November 15, 1996
11/15/96 By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Ronnie Clifton Green was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for the brutal stabbing of grocer Lenzlea Fairfax Mosby Jr. in his grocery store. Green, 41, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of assault with intent to murder and armed robbery. Mosby said he was satisfied with the length of the sentence. But he said that nothing will ever put his life back the way it was. Green's attorney, David Littrell, told Washington County Circuit Judge Fred Wright that Green hasn't been out of the state prison system for a full year since 1978.
October 21, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Easter Seal Society of Franklin and Adams Counties Inc. is celebrating progress. In the five decades that the Chambersburg and Waynesboro, Pa., chapters have worked together to help the disabled become more self-sufficient, they have taken major steps. "Our mission is to help people with disabilities live a more independent life," says Robert S. Hoover, 70, who has been president/CEO of The Easter Seal Society of Franklin and Adams Counties since 1991.
May 10, 2004
firstname.lastname@example.org As many as 2 million people in the United States have unruptured brain aneurysms, according to statistics cited on the Web site of Boston-based Brain Aneurysm Foundation at www.bafound.org . An aneurysm is a weak, bulging spot on the wall of an artery - similar to a weak spot on a thin balloon or the inner tube of a tire. Aneurysms form from wear and tear on arterial walls over an extended period of time. Contributing factors include smoking, high blood pressure, traumatic head injury, family history and some connective tissue diseases.
October 18, 2007
Capito to host Academy Day on Sunday MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced that her office will host Academy Day in Hedgesville, W.Va., to give young West Virginians an opportunity to learn about admissions to U.S. service academies: Air Force, Military (West Point), Navy, Merchant Marine, and Coast Guard. The event will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Hedgesville High School auditorium. Similar to college fairs, Academy Days are a recruiting tool for the military academies to send representatives to address students regarding their particular academy.
February 11, 2003
O'Neill Physical Therapy Services Lorraine O'Neill , physical therapist and owner of O'Neill Physical Therapy Services in Hagerstown, recently completed a seven-week course titled "Differential Diagnosis for the Orthopedic Physical Therapist. " The course focused on diagnostic techniques for musculo-skeletal disorders and pain syndrome. Four Points Sheraton David Melugin , general manager of the Four Points Sheraton in Hagerstown, was named Hotelier of the Year - 2003 by the Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association at its annual "Stars of the Industry" awards ceremony Jan. 29 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
July 4, 2009
VanMeter-Stewart James and Pamela VanMeter of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrienne VanMeter, to Robert "Billy" Stewart, son of Christa Hoover of Maugansville, and Bob and Donna Stewart of Martinsburg. Ms. VanMeter is a 2005 graduate of Hedgesville High School and a 2009 graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in human performance and health. She plans to graduate in May 2010 from West Virginia University with a master's degree in occupational therapy.
July 7, 2013
The Washington County Teachers Association presented three $1,000 scholarships at its annual business meeting May 15. Scholarships were presented by Aline Novak, WCTA scholarship chairwoman. Siena Lund of North Hagerstown High School was awarded the Dot Truax Scholarship. She is the daughter of WCTA member Nancy Lund. Siena plans to attend Hagerstown Community College and major in early childhood education. Emily Irwin of North High is the daughter of WCTA member Sally Irwin.