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December 24, 1997
Python stolen from pet store By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 2-foot-long male ball python snake was stolen from a Chambersburg pet store Monday afternoon by three white males between the ages of 16 and 20, according to Chambersburg Police. The thieves were seen in the area of the snake's cage at the entrance to the reptile room of JS&K Pets, 133 Derbyshire St., police said. One of them wore a black trench coat and one had black, shoulder-length hair and a goatee, police said.
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November 11, 2007
Name of business: Canine Cuts Dog Grooming and Boarding Owner: Amy Weber Address: 8 Laura Grace Lane, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Opening date: April 1, 2007 Products and services: Dog grooming, including breed cuts, all-over shaves, trims, shampoos, puppy packages and more. Boarding, small and large kennels, outside fenced exercise area. Market area: Tri-State area How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?
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By BRENDAN KIRBY | November 21, 1998
Five frogs, each the size of a quarter and selling for less than $6, may end up costing a Hagerstown pet store $120. Pugh's Petcetera, on Pennsylvania Avenue, was slapped with the fine on Friday for selling green treefrogs without a permit, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Agents from the department this week cited 24 pet shops across Maryland for selling reptiles without a permit. The fines concluded a six-month investigation of the state's pet store industry.
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by JOSEPHINE "MAMABEAR" BENTON | August 10, 2005
WILLIAMSPORT - Names and nicknames add interest to life. Down at Twin Oaks 44 we were recently having a conversation of "the bears": While waiting to make a resident visit, the eucharistic minister from St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Jim Baer, was chatting with the Williamsport Retirement Village chaplain, me, commonly known as Mamabear. People familiar with Williamsport Nursing Home residents on Golden Age Terrace know when they hear "Ticky" spoken to, that's Ethel Baker. All recognize "Jackie," although her name is Doris Keckler.
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May 5, 2008
Name of business: Cozy Critters Pet Sitting Owners: Tracy Bambrick and Roxanne Maloy Address: 328 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown Opening date: July 2007 Products and services: Pet sitting in clients' homes while on vacation or away for any other reason. Also offer additional house-sitting services such as mail pickup, plant watering, etc. Market area: Hagerstown and some surrounding areas How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?
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By DAVE McMILLION, Charles Town | January 4, 1999
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Charles Town officials are proposing an extensive revitalization effort downtown that would include building new sidewalks, planting trees and burying power lines. [cont. from front page ] Matt Ward, a member of the Charles Town Planning Commission, said sidewalks in town are starting to deteriorate and the flowering trees along Washington Street will have to be replaced eventually. Now is a good time to make sure the downtown shopping area is in good shape before more growth occurs, he said.
NEWS
February 23, 2005
Women charged in theft of puppy Two women have been charged in the theft of an 8-week-old golden retriever puppy reported stolen on Monday from Pugh's pet store, at 13338 Pennsylvania Avenue, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. Felicia Sheridan, 24, and Adel Torrez, 21, both of 418 Summit Ave. in Hagerstown, were each charged with felony theft, conspiracy to commit felony theft, misdemeanor theft and conspiracy to commit misdemeanor theft, police said.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | June 28, 2004
shappell@herald-mail.com Hundreds of snakes, rodents and crickets made their way into the first floor of the Plaza Hotel in Halfway Sunday. There was no panic, however, because they were all part of the first Hagerstown Reptile Show & Sale held there. Many customers who turned out for the reptile show and sale said such events are rare in Maryland. Baltimore resident Kevin Loeb, a Lehigh University (Pa.) student, said that is why he made the 90-minute trip to Hagerstown with two of his roommates.
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April 20, 2001
New furry friend will stand in for girl's lost stuffed dog By ANDREA BROWN-HURLEY andreabh@herald-mail.com MYERSVILLE, Md. - Kiley Slimmer's hopes raced when she saw the brown fur peeking through the crack in the box. Had her best friend come home? As it turned out, he hadn't. Someone who heard about Kiley's loss had sent a replacement. Kiley, 4, of Myersville, Md., lost her constant companion - a stuffed dog named Rusty - on March 11 at the Family Skating Center in Hagerstown.
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By HEATHER KEELS | heather.keels@herald-mail.com | October 21, 2011
Two retailers, Dollar General and Hearty Pet Inc., are expanding their operations in Washington County. Dollar General, a variety store chain, has leased 9,100 square feet for a new store in the former Nabisco distribution center building at 415 S. Conococheague St. in Williamsport, said Paul Crampton Jr., who owns the building with Gregory Snook as Williamsport Adventures LLC. And Hearty Pet Inc., a local, family-owned distributor of pet...
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NEWS
May 5, 2008
Name of business: Cozy Critters Pet Sitting Owners: Tracy Bambrick and Roxanne Maloy Address: 328 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown Opening date: July 2007 Products and services: Pet sitting in clients' homes while on vacation or away for any other reason. Also offer additional house-sitting services such as mail pickup, plant watering, etc. Market area: Hagerstown and some surrounding areas How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?
NEWS
March 10, 2008
Troopers have charged two people in connection with the Saturday theft of a boxer puppy from Pugh's Pet Center. The puppy was later released near the C&O Canal towpath. Stephen Peplinski, 21, of Clear Spring, and Kayla McCarty, 19, of Williamsport were charged, Maryland State Police said in a news release. Peplinski was charged with theft of more than $500 and McCarty was charged with both theft and animal cruelty, troopers said. Both were released on $2,500 bond. The 11-week-old, brown and black boxer puppy was taken just after noon from Pugh's Pet Center on Pennsylvania Avenue, police said.
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November 11, 2007
Name of business: Canine Cuts Dog Grooming and Boarding Owner: Amy Weber Address: 8 Laura Grace Lane, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Opening date: April 1, 2007 Products and services: Dog grooming, including breed cuts, all-over shaves, trims, shampoos, puppy packages and more. Boarding, small and large kennels, outside fenced exercise area. Market area: Tri-State area How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?
NEWS
April 10, 2007
Hagerstown Police respond to calls The Hagerstown Police Department recently responded to the following incidents: Monday: At 1:28 a.m., a second-degree assault and an incident of resisting arrest were reported in the 700 block of Salem Avenue. Sunday: At 3:13 a.m., a theft of a cell phone was reported in the 1000 block of Noland Drive. At 10:45 a.m., a sex assault was reported in the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue. Saturday: At 9:07 a.m., a store window was reported damaged in the 1500 block of Potomac Avenue.
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by TARA REILLY | September 19, 2005
A large pet store and a bridal shop are two of seven new businesses planned for Crosspoint shopping center near Valley Mall in Halfway. Christopher Bell, senior vice president of Hekemian and Co., the shopping center's developer, said PETCO and David's Bridal will be moving into the center on Cole Road near Massey Boulevard. Bell said he couldn't reveal what other businesses are coming to Crosspoint because leases have yet to be signed. He said he expects construction to be finished by the end of the year.
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by JOSEPHINE "MAMABEAR" BENTON | August 10, 2005
WILLIAMSPORT - Names and nicknames add interest to life. Down at Twin Oaks 44 we were recently having a conversation of "the bears": While waiting to make a resident visit, the eucharistic minister from St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Jim Baer, was chatting with the Williamsport Retirement Village chaplain, me, commonly known as Mamabear. People familiar with Williamsport Nursing Home residents on Golden Age Terrace know when they hear "Ticky" spoken to, that's Ethel Baker. All recognize "Jackie," although her name is Doris Keckler.
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by MALINDA SHAVER of HomeSource | February 24, 2005
Sharing your home, sweet home with pets requires the flexibility to blend the practical and the artistic. Today there are dozens of furnishing and decorating options that offer easy maintenance, durability, and style at the same time. It's important to make choices that protect your pet's health and safety, too. Chewing, for example, can be bad for your pet as well as your furniture if fragments either get stuck in the animal's mouth or get swallowed. Here is a three-part plan for peaceful co-existence.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | June 28, 2004
shappell@herald-mail.com Hundreds of snakes, rodents and crickets made their way into the first floor of the Plaza Hotel in Halfway Sunday. There was no panic, however, because they were all part of the first Hagerstown Reptile Show & Sale held there. Many customers who turned out for the reptile show and sale said such events are rare in Maryland. Baltimore resident Kevin Loeb, a Lehigh University (Pa.) student, said that is why he made the 90-minute trip to Hagerstown with two of his roommates.
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