October 12, 2008
In celebration of American Archives Month, Washington County Free Library will present a workshop titled "Dusting Off the Past: Simple Steps to Organizing and Preserving Your Personal Archives" Wednesday, Oct. 22, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Western Maryland Room at the Central Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The workshop, led by Elizabeth Howe and Carol Appenzellar, will provide inspiration and practical ideas for taking care of your treasured photographs, books and documents.
September 19, 2006
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - CSX Transportation plans to clean up an old loadout facility in Berkeley Springs that has potential petroleum contamination, the Department of Environmental Protection said last week. The company has submitted an application for the work to the DEP. The 3.37-acre site at 107 Williams St. once was used as a raw lumber and wood pulp handling yard, according to a DEP news release. No areas of concern have been identified but there could be petroleum contamination because of the site's previous use, the DEP said.
August 13, 2008
The Washington County Division of Public Works-Capital Projects Engineering Department has advised that the contractor for the U.S. 40 at Mount Aetna Road intersection improvements project will install a new traffic signal pole and equipment today at the intersection of westbound U.S. 40 and Mount Aetna Road. Traffic on westbound U.S. 40 and westbound Mount Aetna Road can expect a delay of approximately 15 minutes, from approximately 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., to accommodate this work.
April 12, 2009
Sarah A. Lindsay and Christopher G. Kelly were married Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at Christ's Reformed UCC in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Cindy Lindsay of Smithsburg. The bridegroom is the son of George and Lois Kelly of Woodstock, Md. The bride is a 2002 graduate of Smithsburg High School, a 2004 graduate of Hagerstown Community College and a 2005 graduate of the diagnostic sonography program at University of Maryland Baltimore County. She is employed as a registered ultrasound technologist at Anne Arundel Diagnostics in Annapolis.
March 19, 2013
Jeffrey Lynn Swartz, 64, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 11, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born June 10, 1948, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Jacob Beckley Swartz and the late Anna Irene Myers Swartz. He was a 1966 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. In addition to his father, he is survived by two brothers and two sisters, Gary L. Swartz of Boones Mill, Va., the Rev. Daniel R. Swartz of Cadiz, Ky., Kathy A. Merritt of Smiths Station, Ala., and Pamela K. Markel of Williamsport, Md. He was particularly fond of and interested in the lives of his four nephews, 10 nieces, nine great-nephews and 12 great-nieces.
June 2, 1998
The first block of Hagerstown's North Potomac Street will be closed today as crews continue to upgrade downtown traffic signals, the project manager said. North Potomac Street between Franklin and Washington streets will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., said Gary Street, project manager for contractor Lockheed Martin. Allowing a contractor to shut down a main road during weekday business hours is unusual, said Assistant City Engineer Rodney Tissue. It's being allowed this time so crews can complete work in that area before the Western Maryland Blues Fest this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
February 26, 2007
Cline-Whitter Vicky L. and Robert Cline Jr. of Falling Waters, W.Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Victoria Cline, to Michael David Whitter. Miss Cline is a 2002 graduate of Hedgesville High School. She is pursuing a career in ultrasonography at Mountain State University. She is employed as a radiology assistant with Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. Mr. Whitter is the son of Virginia Rollins and step son of Christopher Rollins of Mount Airy, Md. He attended Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, Md. He is self-employed as a pharmaceutical driver with a delivery company in Hagerstown under Cardinal Health Pharmaceutical.
January 7, 2011
Mercersburg Family Medicine MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Dr. Pierre Turchi has joined Mercersburg Family Medicine, an affiliate of Summit Health, at 2 Keefer Drive in Mercersburg. Turchi, who practiced medicine in St. Thomas, Pa., for more than 27 years, joins Drs. W. David Kent and Timothy Owolabi, and certified Physician Assistant Heather Wolfe. The practice’s services include newborn visits, well baby exams, immunizations, health maintenance examinations, physicals, and care of acute and chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma.
February 23, 2009
Leadership Washington County Class XXIII Leadership Washington County is accepting applications for Class XXIII. An information session, where potential applicants can learn more about the program and speak with alumni and current class members, will be Thursday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The session will be in the conference room on the second floor of The United Way/Community Foundation building at 33 W. Franklin St. Coffee and doughnuts...
January 28, 2005
email@example.com CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Franklin County received eight requests to fund projects totaling more than $1.5 million through the federal Community Development Block Grants program for 2005, with four projects being recommended to split the $453,637 in available funding. The amount available for projects this year is $50,000 less than in 2004 as the federal government reduced entitlement grants by 10 percent, according to Dan Wolfe, the county's planning program manager.