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.
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.
November 30, 2008
SHARPSBURG -- Harpers Ferry Road traffic will be sent on an eight-mile detour next spring and summer while the county rehabilitates the road's stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek, county engineering officials said. The project is scheduled to begin in early spring and will take about six months, project manager Jim Plummer said. The Washington County Engineering Department will host a community informational meeting Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Sharpsburg Town Hall to discuss the project, Plummer said.
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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
September 25, 2003
email@example.com The Hagerstown Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a site plan for a planned post office to be built across from the Long Meadow Shopping Center, on the condition the U.S. Postal Service pays for its share of infrastructure costs. The planned 18,000-square-foot post office on a 3-acre site off Leitersburg Pike would replace the 4,000-square-foot post office on Northern Avenue. The post office would be adjacent to the Cortland Park development now under construction across from the shopping center.