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by TARA REILLY | March 21, 2007
WASHINGTON COUNTY - Six Sheriff's Department patrol deputies are among 34 new positions requested by the county in a $1.2 million proposal heard Tuesday by the Washington County Commissioners. County department heads originally requested 46 new positions at a cost of $2 million for the coming fiscal year, but County Administrator Gregory B. Murray and Acting Human Resources Director Dee Hawbaker cut the list to 34. The commissioners are in the process of reviewing the proposed budget for fiscal year 2008 and made no decision on the requests.
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April 4, 2010
Boy, girl flown from scene of U.S. 30 accident Frederick County Sheriff's Office deputy shoots German shepherd Katarina "Katie" Patricia Sylvia Stains, 18 Williamsport graduate remembered as being strong and special Washington County gets approval to advertise positions
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By TAMELA BAKER | January 13, 2006
ANNAPOLIS tammyb@herald-mail.com As Gov. Robert Ehrlich prepares to make a budget announcement regarding the state's prisons today, Western Maryland legislators are continuing to press the governor's office for action on persistent complaints about staffing and safety at the institutions. Ehrlich plans to make the announcement at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women at Jessup. Washington County legislators heard from a number of correctional officers about staffing concerns during their annual public meeting Saturday, which included continued charges that positions the legislature had approved in the state's budget for local prisons were not filled.
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By Elaine Gladhill | August 27, 2005
I would like to express my gratitude to The Herald-Mail and staff for covering the concerns of the employees of Maryland's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in the Hagerstown and Western Maryland region. In my 21 years as a state employee, 14 of them as a correctional officer at Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, I have learned something very important. There is no "I" in team. What was done in the last two years was done with a cumulative teamwork from the Hagerstown Region Department of Correction's staff.
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By DON AINES | September 19, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Although it was targeted toward veterans with disabilities, Thursday's job fair sponsored by Letterkenny Army Depot and hosted by the Burt J. Asper American Legion post was also open to the public, attracting about 300 people looking to find work or a better job. "Six months ago, we could have had a job fair and nobody would have shown up," said Josh Thompson, a recruiter for Aerotek Commercial Staffing. "Now, they're flocking to it. " With an hour left in the fair Thursday, about 250 people had inquired about employment opportunities with about two dozen companies and agencies.
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by MARK KELLER | August 7, 2003
keller@herald-mail.com Eric Michael had his sights set on one day becoming an administrator at the high school level, and had planned on making the 2003 football season his last as head coach at Williamsport High. So, when the opportunity presented itself this week, Michael chose to pursue his future and put football in his past one year early. Michael gave up the Williamsport football program after seven years Tuesday to accept a position as assistant principal at the school.
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By TARA REILLY | June 6, 2000
The Washington County Board of Education has proposed slicing $900,000 from its fiscal 2001 general fund budget, in part by eliminating instructional positions through attrition, reducing staff development funding and cutting two positions at the central administration office, Board Finance Director Christian South said Tuesday. cont. from front page Cuts are needed to make up for the $1.8 million under-appropriation from the Washington County Commissioners, South said.
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by ROBERT SNYDER | February 17, 2006
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A new salary structure approved Thursday by the Berkeley County Commission will improve the ability to attract and retain qualified applicants, the county's Human Resources Director told commissioners Thursday. "We will be competitive. We will see the impact of this new scale immediately when we try to recruit for positions under the new pay grades," said Alan Davis, who has been working to revise the county's job classification and compensation schedule since last year.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | June 17, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Waynesboro Police Chief Mark King compares scheduling shifts in recent weeks to a juggling act. "I understand the economy," he said. "We're trying to do more with less, and so is everyone else. " The borough force is comprised of 20 full-time positions, a school resource officer and a few part-time positions. However, two full-time positions were not filled after resignations, Officer Robert Stansfield is serving in Iraq, two full-time officers are out on leave and one full-time officer is dedicated to drug investigations rather than patrol.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | kate.alexander@herald-mail.com | March 23, 2011
The city of Hagerstown has continued to streamline its operations in 2011 by eliminating dozens of city positions, most of which were vacant, shifting employee duties and advertising for some new jobs. Hagerstown began restructuring in June 2010 by consolidating the departments of Parks and Engineering and by creating a new Department of Community and Economic Development, which includes planning, code enforcement, economic development and community affairs. In September 2010, the city listed 449 full-time employees on its payroll, according to documents provided to The Herald-Mail.
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