March 24, 2012
Following are the responses to three questions The Herald-Mail posed to candidates for Maryland's 6th Congressional District seat. The candidates were asked to limit their responses to 75 words. Those responses that exceeded that limit were edited. Except for minor editing for clarity, the responses are as the candidates submitted them. Charles Bailey, 51 Dargan Democrat 1. What is the best way to create new jobs? We need to rebuild the entire length of the C&O Canal, the backbone of the Sixth District, making an international tourist attraction as they did in Europe (see gobarging.com)
February 24, 2003
Résumé: Operations manager, Fujicolor Processing Inc. President, Williamsport Rotary Club. Member, Greater Hagerstown Committee. Member, Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission. Board member, Hagerstown Business College. Board member, United Way of Washington County. Born: June 14, 1956. Married to: Shari. Education: Studied photography at East Texas State University. Mentor: Lew Talbot, operations manager at a lab in Texas, and Dave Rogers, a former boss.
May 11, 2001
Council candidate Q&A - Boyer Republican council candidate, incumbent Alfred W. Boyer , 65, 1142 The Terrace, Council member since 1997, retired external affairs manager for Western Maryland for Bell Atlantic, now Verizon. Q: What are your qualifications to serve as a City Council member? A: I have served the past four years as a City Council member. My experience provides insight to the workings of city government and has acquainted me with staff members and their responsibilities.
March 3, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Area School District Superintendent Joseph Padasak will participate in a question-and-answer session from 7 to 9 tonight in the middle school auditorium. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions during the event sponsored by the district Parent Advisory Council. The middle school is at 1151 E. McKinley St.
October 21, 2007
Name of business: Refresh! Owner: Dee Young Address: 400 Virginia Ave., 1B, Hagerstown Opening date: Jan. 17, 2007 Products and services: Painting, color coordination, decorating and staging Market area: Washington County How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? She said she wanted to provide a service for people on limited funds, so they could have "a beautiful home, a home to be proud of. " Previous business experience: Portfolio and references are available.
February 13, 2005
Name of business: Residential Roll-Offs Owners: John and Wanda Vaughn Address: 21627 Leiter St., Hagerstown Opening date: Sept. 1 Products and services: Twelve-yard roll-off-style mini-Dumpster rentals (about six pickup load capacity) Market area: Washington County and southern Franklin County, Pa. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Saw the need to help residential customers and home improvement contractors with their cleanup needs.
November 4, 2002
Owners/operators: Seth Stark, broker and managing partner; Jim Ward, sales manager. Address: 1101 Opal Court, third floor, Hub Plaza, Hagerstown. Opening date: Nov. 1. Products and services: Residential, commercial and investment real estate. Market area: Tri-State area. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "A desire to provide an experienced, customer-oriented real estate agency offering personalized attention, professional service and savings to consumers.
November 18, 2002
Owner: Kathy S. Varron. Address: Boonsboro, home-based. Opening date: April 2002. Services: Post-construction cleaning. "You build it, we'll clean it during and after. " Market area: Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania residential and commercial sites. How did you get into your business or what motivated you to start it? "I've always loved to clean and organize. Friends always said I was good and I should try to make a living off of what I do best and what I truly love to do. " Previous business experience: Housekeeper for 15 years.
October 22, 2006
Name of business: Calypso Kitchen Owners: Shawn and Nicole Payne Address: 116 W. Franklin St. Opening date: April 18 Products and services: Caribbean cuisine, eat-in or carry-out and catering. Market area: Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "We knew we wanted to start a business and Nicole was a great cook, so we decided to do the restaurant, especially with the diversity we saw in the area.