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By DON AINES | April 21, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- The cases against a Smithsburg man charged with demanding drugs from pharmacies in Maryland and Pennsylvania while claiming to have a bomb have been transferred from Washington County District Court to Washington County Circuit Court. Stephen Edward Munson, 29, of 13760 Franks Run Road, appeared Wednesday in District Court for a scheduled preliminary hearing, but the hearing was not held. Assistant State's Attorney Joseph Michael said later that the cases were consolidated and moved to circuit court.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | April 18, 2010
WAYNESBORO, PA. -- The Waynesboro Police Department has released surveillance camera photos from an April 2 robbery at Antietam Pharmacy. At 11:43 a.m., a man wearing a coat, gloves and ski mask entered the pharmacy at 730 S. Potomac St., brandished a handgun and demanded drugs, Waynesboro Police Department Sgt. Mike Bock said. As of last week, Waynesboro police had no suspects and were asking anyone with information to contact the department, Chief Mark King said. The challenge with the case is how well the man was concealed, Bock previously said.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | April 2, 2010
WAYNESBORO, PA. - Authorities were searching Friday for a man who robbed Antietam Pharmacy in Waynesboro that morning and got away with drugs, according to the Waynesboro Police Department. A man dressed in a multicolored coat, gloves and a ski mask entered Antietam Pharmacy at 11:43 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded the staff turn over drugs, Police Department Sgt. Mike Bock said. No one was hurt in the robbery, Bock said. Little was known of the robber other than his clothing and approximate height.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | June 4, 2009
HAGERSTOWN --Two men who robbed Schindel's Pharmacy on Thursday made everyone lie down as they stole cash and a prescription drug, an employee said. Karen Hartle, a pharmacy technician, said the men claimed they had a gun. After grabbing the prescription drug OxyContin, they stole money from the register, Hartle said. Schindel's is on Oak Hill Avenue in Hagerstown's north end. Four employees were in the store when the robbery happened shortly before 3 p.m., Hartle said.
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May 17, 2009
WASHINGTON. -- U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin, both D-Md., have announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently awarded a $10,054 grant to Hagerstown Community College to expand its pharmacy technician program. HCC's pharmacy technician program is 6 months old and has a growing enrollment, according to a release from Mikulski's office. ARC funds will be used to purchase laboratory equipment and materials needed to provide students in the program with advanced skills training, the release says.
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May 12, 2009
Girl charged with soliciting father's death seeks juvenile status Woman in Hancock standoff gets 12 years Two sought in robbery of Hagerstown pharmacy Credit union near Williamsport robbed Vacant Hancock house burns; no one injured
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May 11, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Police are looking for two males who robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy at 825 W. Hillcrest Road on Sunday afternoon. The robbery was reported at 4:23 p.m. Hagerstown Police say two white males entered the store. One jumped over the counter, said that he had a gun and demanded medication from the pharmacy, police said. The two then fled, taking an unknown amount of medication, police said. One man was wearing a black hoodie with a ski mask, the other a brown hoodie with a black baseball cap, police said.
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March 31, 2009
DEC. 25, 1942-MARCH 28, 2009 Kendrick Frank Fields, 66, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at his home. Born Dec. 25, 1942, in Watertown, N.Y., he was the son of the late Frank William and Barbara Vivienne Smith Fields. He graduated from Franklin Academy in Malone, N.Y., in 1961, and Albany (N.Y.) College of Pharmacy in 1969. He was employed by CVS in Hagerstown. He was a corpsman in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Vivian A. O'Brien Bartlett Fields, whom he married in 1980; one stepdaughter, Kelly S. Sharpe of San Jose, Calif.
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November 30, 2008
City Hospital MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Anthony P. Zelenka , vice president and administrator of City Hospital in Martinsburg, has been recertified as a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society representing close to 30,000 health care executives. Zelenka, who has more than 30 years of health care management experience, first achieved fellow status in 1983. Zelenka holds a master of health administration from Ohio State University, and a bachelor of arts from Marietta (Ohio)
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