April 14, 2013
Sunday, April 14, 2013 COLLEGE BASEBALL Potomac State 5, HCC 2 Tanner Everton struck out 10 over 8 1/3 innings, and Jamie Miller came on in the ninth with two runners on and struck out the final two hitters to give Potomac State (22-10) a victory over Hagerstown Community College on Sunday. Garrett Sprankle drove in both runs for the Hawks (25-19) with a sacrifice fly in the fourth and a single in the sixth. Devin Schaeffer was the only player with two hits for HCC. COLLEGE TRACK HCC men finish second MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - The Hagerstown Community College men's team finished second in the team standings Saturday at the Messiah Invitational at Messiah College.
April 8, 2013
Police captured a man early Monday near the Potomac Edison substation along Williamsport Pike within minutes after responding to a burglary alarm at the property, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Gary Allen Cooper, 39, of 98 Brandewine Circle, Martinsburg, was arraigned by Magistrate Betty Jo Hersh on single counts of breaking and entering, conspiracy to commit a felony and fleeing on foot, according to court documents. West Virginia State Police Trooper M.C. Morgan said in a criminal complaint that Cooper admitted to breaking into the property at 3380 Williamsport Pike, but also implicated a second, unnamed suspect.
April 2, 2013
The left lane of North Potomac Street is closed between Franklin Street and Washington Street while the sidewalk on that side is closed between Franklin Street and the M&T Bank property at 32-34 N. Potomac St. so work crews can install a new water service at 36-40 N. Potomac St., the City of Hagerstown said in a traffic advisory. The sidewalk and the street require excavation for the project, according to the city. Closure is expected to remain in effect until 4 p.m. Friday, according to the city.
April 1, 2013
Potomac Heights Elementary School recently honored 12 students for exemplifying the character traits of a respectful student. The students ate lunch at the Golden Table, highlighted by ice cream sundaes, with counselor Jacklyn Kinzer. The students honored were Sean Donley, Katie McNulty, Nora Lewis, Andrew Neisser, Lucy Clemente, Airyana Phoebus, Nicholas Bofenkamp, Anastasia Gracie Wallace, Peyton Carroll, Grant Anderson, Madalen Morton and Tiffani Turner.
March 7, 2013
Potomac Heights Elementary School recently honored 12 students for exemplifying the character traits of a respectful person. The students shared lunch, including ice cream sundaes, at the Golden Table with counselor Jacklyn Kinzer. The honored students were Beka Caldwell, Drayven Cline, Grayden Scibilia, Leah Stotlemyer, Asher White, Madelynn Tregoning, Dahlia Skopek, Emma Beal, Emily Askin, Mina Foutch, Carlyn Smith and Anabella James.
March 3, 2013
The Potomac Center gets state funding for its services for intellectually disabled clients, but center officials say they continually have to go to the community to raise money for all their clients' needs. Hearing aids, literacy training and transportation services are among the needs that must be met through fundraising, said Lisa Lynn, volunteer coordinator for the Potomac Center on Marshall Street. The annual Leap Out of Cabin Fever event was held at Cortland Mansion Sunday afternoon to raise money for the center, which serves about 58 clients.
February 10, 2013
A legal wrangle over where Maryland ends and Virginia begins is continuing, despite a Washington County circuit judge's recent ruling that Maryland's border ends at the water's edge on the south side of the Potomac River. Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. granted a motion by river-ride operators River & Trail Outfitters Inc. of Knoxville, Md., and River Riders Inc. of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., to dismiss a lawsuit by Potomac Shores Inc., which owns a section of the river bottom. In its suit, Potomac Shores claimed that river-rafting operators were using land on the Virginia shore that was within the boundary of Maryland, due to changes in the river's level and course over the years.
February 6, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 BOYS BASKETBALL Saint James 43, Potomac 40 ST. JAMES - Saint James recorded a second close win over Potomac School in the Mid-Atlantic Conference. Saint James (9-10, 4-3) outscored Potomac (11-11, 4-6) 8-5 in the final quarter to break a 35-all tie after three quarters. Obi Enechionyia led the Saints with 13 points, 20 rebounds and six blocks. Nnamdi Enechionyia had 11 points, 15 rebounds and four assists and Sherman Harris added nine points and seven assists.
February 5, 2013
Southbound Interstate 81 was closed Tuesday morning following a single-vehicle accident on the bridge over the Potomac River, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police were responding to the accident at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday. Earlier, a tractor-trailer accident caused the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 81 to Exit 2 (Virginia Avenue/U.S. 11) near Williamsport to be closed, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police responded to that accident at 6:16 a.m. Tuesday.