May 3, 2013
Hoarding lecture Randy O. Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College in Massachusetts and an expert on hoarding, will talk on "Understanding Hoarding" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Brook Lane Campus community room, 12318 Brook Lane Drive, Hagerstown. His discussion will include the difference between ordinary clutter and compulsive hoarding and cluttering. Hoarding behaviors and emotional attachments and beliefs about possessions will be presented.
November 14, 2012
Andrew Rolland Strock of Hagerstown, Md., entered into God's eternal care Nov. 14, 2012. Born Aug. 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Edgar Rolland Strock and Helen Moore Strock. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1966 in the top 1 percent of his class; from the University of Rochester in New York in 1970; and the Roosevelt School of Psychology of the University of Chicago in 1973 with a master's degree in clinical psychology. He worked for Elgin State Hospital of Psychology for two years in Chicago, Ill. He was vice president of Roman & Strock Inc. Neon Signs from 1965 to 1978.
June 29, 2012
The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College: Sara Braunstein of Myersville, Md., is a senior, and has a double major in economics and political science. She is the daughter of Lori L. Linthicum. Katie Despeaux of Thurmont, Md., is a senior, and has a double major in psychology and French studies. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant K. Despeaux. Rodney Everett of Hagerstown is a sophomore majoring in physics.
June 7, 2012
The state Supreme Court has suspended a Martinsburg attorney's license to practice law for one year due to “professional transgressions” stemming from complaints filed by former clients and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. During his suspension, Michael S. Santa Barbara, 52, is to undergo psychological and/or psychiatric counseling to “deal with depression and alcohol abuse issues until such time that it is determined by the treating psychologist or psychiatrist that treatment is no longer necessary,” the court concluded in a 23-page opinion filed Thursday.
March 6, 2012
Date of birth : Sept. 30, 1953 Hometown : Phoenix, Md. (Baltimore County) Education: Course work in psychology at Brooklyn College in 1973; bachelor's degrees in psychology, education and social science from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1977; course work in emergency management at Texas A&M in 2006 Occupation : retired; has worked at Citicorp, First Data Corp., MedE America Corp., PDS Research Associates, Maryland...
June 3, 2011
The following local students received bachelor's degrees May 21 at McDaniel College's commencement: Rachel Baumgarten of Ijamsville, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art-communication. Kellie Bolling of Union Bridge, Md., graduated with a degree in biology. Brett Bonneville of Ijamsville graduated with a degree in exercise science and physical education. William Brandenburg of Hagerstown graduated with a degree in biology. Kristen Brennan of Boonsboro graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology.
May 27, 2011
Nathan Jalazo told fellow graduates of Martinsburg High School Friday evening not to look back at what they will be missing as they are forced from their "nest," but to look forward at what is to come. "The only way we can reach our full potential is to step out of our comfort zones and experience it for ourselves," the school's National Honor Society president told classmates gathered at Shepherd University's Butcher Center to celebrate the school's 133rd commencement with a gymnasium full of family and friends.
May 20, 2011
The following local students graduated May 14 from Lebanon Valley College. Ann Marie C. Crider of Shippensburg, Pa., graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. Jessica M. Crusey of Shippensburg graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Elisabeth H. Hawbaker of Mercersburg, Pa., graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Julia C. Jones of Mount Airy, Md., graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.
April 16, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Four continuing education credits are available for participating in three psychology workshops Saturday, April 17. The workshops are for health care professionals and members of the public. Topics are "An Introduction to Dream Analysis" with Sandra Bassin from 8 to 9 a.m.; "Using Dreamwork to Help Ourselves and Our Clients" with Christine Duewel from 9 to 10 a.m.; and "Positivity" with Barbara Fredrickson from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The presentations will be at Holiday Inn Martinsburg, 301 Foxcroft Ave. The cost is $80. Go to http://www.
December 21, 2009
Hagerstown Community College students entering their second semester are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship from Prisoners Against Teen Tragedy (PATT), a community outreach and youth diversion program at Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must have been enrolled at HCC for at least one semester, must have a grade-point average of 2.5 or higher and must submit a 500-word essay on one of the following topics: o Describe how you have overcome an adversity in your life such as negative peer pressure, or problems associated with anger, depression, criminal activity or substance abuse.