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January 24, 2012
Hundreds of dollars in tools that were being used by volunteers to build a home through Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle were recently stolen from a project site, leaders of the nonprofit organization said Tuesday. “We'd like to get our tools back,” said Brian Truman, the organization's operations director. The theft from a locked storage box at the construction site at Lair Way off Nadenbousch Lane south of Martinsburg was discovered on Monday, Jan. 16, Truman said.
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November 12, 2009
Power tools, painting equipment stolen in Frederick FREDERICK, Md. -- More than $4,500 worth of tools and painting equipment were reported stolen from a trailer in Frederick on Nov. 6, according to Maryland State Police. Those responsible cut a padlock to get into the trailer at 5627 Old National Pike in Frederick before 11:57 p.m. on Nov. 6, state police said in a release. A generator, paint sprayer, and two bags of DeWalt power tools were reported stolen. Anyone with information regarding this theft may call the Frederick barrack of Maryland State Police at 301-600-4151.
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by STACEY DANZUSO | February 25, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a Chambersburg man victimized nearly 20 area businesses in at least two counties over a period of months by writing bad checks. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Timothy Aaron Short, 36, of South Fourth Street, Chambersburg, and charges of theft by deception and writing bad checks already have been filed against him, Trooper Douglas Howell said. During the last three months, the man issued numerous bad checks to more than a dozen businesses in Franklin and Cumberland counties to purchase mostly power tools and tool accessories for more than $15,000, Howell said.
NEWS
May 11, 2002
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating thefts of about $8,000 worth of power tools from two construction sites in Franklin County last week. Between May 6 and Friday, someone removed numerous hand power tools from tool trailers at construction sites at 2674 Weber Road, St. Thomas Township, Pa., and 11035 Hades Church Road, Antrim Township, Pa., police said. Both thefts occurred after normal working hours, and about $4,000 worth of tools was removed in each incident, police said.
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June 13, 2011
More than $4,600 worth of power tools stolen from garage WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of more than $4,600 worth of power tools from a garage in Quincy Township. Police said in a news release that between June 4 and 8, the tools allegedly were taken from 7746 Burkholder Road. Among the tools allegedly taken were three Bostich nail guns, two Makita screw guns, a Makita shop kit, a three-piece Makita screw gun, a gas Stihl chop saw, a Dewalt hammer drill, a diamond tip concrete blade, a Milwaukee right-angle drill and a Makita power handsaw, police said.
NEWS
July 19, 2000
Police log for July 20, 2000 Tour bus, pickup truck collide in Pa. CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - One person was injured Tuesday evening in a collision between a tour bus and a pickup truck on Wayne Avenue in Guilford Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police. Police said a passenger in the bus, Phyllis Peters of Romney, W.Va., was treated at Chambersburg Hospital for minor injuries after the 6:15 p.m. accident. There were 48 passengers on the bus, police said.
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January 24, 2012
Hundreds of dollars in tools that were being used by volunteers to build a home through Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle were recently stolen from a project site, leaders of the nonprofit organization said Tuesday. “We'd like to get our tools back,” said Brian Truman, the organization's operations director. The theft from a locked storage box at the construction site at Lair Way off Nadenbousch Lane south of Martinsburg was discovered on Monday, Jan. 16, Truman said.
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NEWS
August 15, 2011
Tractor-trailer lodges under railroad bridge, closing Md. 75 MONROVIA, Md. - Md. 75 near Baldwin Road was closed for about three hours Monday morning after a tractor-trailer became lodged under a railroad bridge, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The accident at 7:03 a.m. involved a 2006 Freightliner hauling a 1998 Great Dane trailer, police said. The driver, Mohamed Adam Goley, 35, of Minnehaha, Minn., was not injured in the crash. He was issued citations as a result of the incident, the release said.
NEWS
November 13, 2009
Many people today find themselves depending on portable generators to provide power for a variety of uses. AT HOME -- Power outages are more than an inconvenience. They can result in financial loss due to spoiled food, frozen and broken pipes, and water damage to buildings and furniture. A portable power generator can avoid such losses and keep the family comfortable, safe and secure by powering refrigerator/freezers, sump pumps, heaters, microwave ovens, lights and small appliances.
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November 12, 2009
Power tools, painting equipment stolen in Frederick FREDERICK, Md. -- More than $4,500 worth of tools and painting equipment were reported stolen from a trailer in Frederick on Nov. 6, according to Maryland State Police. Those responsible cut a padlock to get into the trailer at 5627 Old National Pike in Frederick before 11:57 p.m. on Nov. 6, state police said in a release. A generator, paint sprayer, and two bags of DeWalt power tools were reported stolen. Anyone with information regarding this theft may call the Frederick barrack of Maryland State Police at 301-600-4151.
NEWS
October 29, 2006
Trades are still taught in schools To the editor: In light of recent concern about trades offerings at Washington County Technical High School, readers may not be aware of the many opportunities that exist at our school. Here is a summary of the types of skills and trades that our students learn. In Collision Repair, students learn to repair wrecked and damaged vehicles. Within this program, students learn five different types of welding: MIG, stick (electrical)
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