May 12, 2005
Dylan Watson, 4, tries to catch a Frisbee thrown by his father, Ron Watson, Wednesday in the front yard of their home on Preston Road in Hagerstown.
March 8, 2005
Ryan Rau, 18, of Hagerstown, made good use of Monday's warm weather by practicing his basketball dunking techniques in front of his home on Preston Road in Fountain Head.
August 10, 2011
Martha Grimes, 85, of Preston Road in Hagerstown, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at her home. A graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Culpeper (Va.) National Cemetery. Arrangements are by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.
October 10, 2012
A Hagerstown man has been arrested after a 13-month-old child belonging to the man's girlfriend suffered a skull fracture on Oct. 3 at a house in the 18800 block of Preston Road, police said Wednesday night. David Michael Malekar, 25, is charged with first- and second-degree child abuse, first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, Washington County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carly Hose said. Malekar was being processed to enter the Washington County Detention Center Wednesday night, a Washington County central booking facility spokesman said.
July 30, 2004
The Washington County Commissioners approved a road overlay contract on Thursday. According to the Washington County Engineering Department, the roads to be repaved are: Club Road from Preston Road to Fountain Head Road Fountain Head Road from Hillandale Road to Fountain Head Road Extended Fountain Head Road from Club Road to Hillandale Road Fountain Head Road from Northern Avenue to Preston Road ...
December 23, 2009
The director of utilities for the City of Hagerstown said Wednesday night that two 6-inch water lines broke within about a seven-hour period earlier in the day. The first line broke at about 11 a.m. on Fairfax Road off Northern Avenue, according to Michael Spiker. The line was repaired by about 3:30 p.m., Spiker said. Spiker said he did not know if anyone was affected by the break. The second line break was on Preston Road off Pennsylvania Avenue, Spiker said. That line ruptured at about 6 p.m. and was repaired by about 8 p.m., Spiker said.
November 16, 2005
Deborah J. Plume, 204 E. Irvin Ave., Hagerstown, to Sherry A. Keller, for $280,000. Raymond and Susan Dillion, 18735 Preston Road, Hagerstown, to Diane and Joseph Fleischman, for $325,000. Joseph C. Barnes, 742 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, to Jason and Deanna Becker, for $429,000. Floyd R. and Vivian J. Kline, 1120 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, to S&H Partnership, a Maryland General Partnership, for $200,000. John E. and Joanne M. Himes, 20732 Gapland Road, Rohrersville, to Michael W. Smith and Carolyn P. Kilgarrff, for $299,900.
October 22, 2007
The following animals recently were found and taken to the Humane Society of Washington County. If you think your pet is among those listed, you may visit the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road. The shelter's business hours are: Sunday, closed; Monday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. These animals may be made available for adoption after five days.
September 24, 2003
Week of Sept. 21, 1953 Two 13-year-old youths - Gerald N. Barnhart, 1550 Jefferson Heights, and John Urner, 629 Preston Road - were issued hunting licenses this week. Our inquiry yielded the information that a license will be issued to anyone regardless of age except that lads under 14 need the consent of parents or guardians. Also, the law makes no distinction as to sex and a girl can get a license as well as a boy. Mrs. Marshall Woodcock of Hopewell has noted the strange behavior of her Dominique hen. Either the hen is trying to imitate a rooster or she may be changing sex. The hen crows like a rooster and flaps its wings just like one. Otherwise, she looks like the female of her species and lays eggs every day. There was frost on the pumpkins in Washington County early today just as the Hagerstown Almanac said there would be. The forecast by the Almanac, made a year in advance, hit the nail on the head: "September 22, 23, 24 and 25: Fair and frosty.
March 14, 2003
Juvenile playing with fire blamed in blaze A juvenile playing with fire has been ruled the cause of a garage fire Wednesday evening that caused approximately $1,000 damage, Maryland State Fire Marshals said Thursday. The detached one-car garage is at 19318 Longmeadow Road, almost directly across from the Long Meadow Fire Co., which responded to the 4:49 p.m. call along with Maugansville personnel. Lt. Jason Eckstine of Long Meadow said the fire damage was confined to the second floor level of the building.