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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)
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
April 21, 2003
Owners: Ellis Lee Baker Jr. and Jennifer Leigh Baker. Address: 20 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Opening date: April 14. Products and services: American Indian items, lamps, dream catchers, pictures, T-shirts, small ornaments for all occasions. Market area: Tri-State. How did you get into your business or what motivated you to start it? "Need stores downtown for employment and convenience with kids, and to reach other goals. " Previous business experience: Owner of J&E Heating and A/C. Number of employees: Two. Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, closed Telephone: 301-745-3533.
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NEWS
November 4, 2012
The Herald-Mail recently posed a number of questions about the proposed downtown multiuse sports and events center (MUSEC). The following are the questions and the answers provided by city staff members - Administrator Bruce Zimmerman, MUSEC Project Manager Jill Estavillo, Finance Director Michelle Burker, Engineer Rodney Tissue and Communications Manager Erin Wolfe. Q. What properties would be acquired for the stadium/parking deck project? Provide specific locations please.
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NEWS
October 29, 2012
Editor's note: As part of its ongoing coverage for next Tuesday's general election, The Herald-Mail asked the five candidates seeking three open Jefferson County magistrate positions the following questions: Question 1: What is your legal experience and/or other qualifications for the position? Question 2: Why are you the right choice for magistrate in your county? Question 3: What are the key qualities and components of a good magistrate? Candidates were limited to 50 words for the responses to questions two and three.
NEWS
October 27, 2012
Date of birth : May 2, 1985 Hometown : Born in Chicago, currently in Baltimore Education : Bachelor of science in electrical engineering, 2007; Bachelor of science in mathematics, 2007; master of science in electrical engineering, 2009 Occupation : Research scientist Party affiliation : Libertarian Political experience : None Q : How important is it that the United States reduce its debt? How and when should that be done? Nickolaus Mueller, Libertarian : It is very important that the United States reduce its debt, and as quickly as possible.
NEWS
October 20, 2012
Date of birth: May 19, 1950 Address: 11 W. Water St., Smithsburg Education: B.A. in elementary education, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va.; M.A. in reading, Hood College, Frederick, Md.; post-graduate studies in curriculum and instruction and reading, University of Maryland Occupation: Retired educator; educational consultant Party affiliation: Republican Political experience: First run for political...
NEWS
October 14, 2012
Name: David Scott Gysberts Date of birth: Oct. 28, 1977 Address: 795 Hamilton Blvd., Hagerstown Education: Master of Arts, counseling Occupation: School counselor Party affiliation: Democrat Political experience: Five years on the city planning commission; previous run for mayor in 2009; applied for open council seat in 2006 Q: A significant amount of public taxpayer money over a long period has...
NEWS
October 13, 2012
Name: Jeffrey Coney Date of birth: July 19, 1961 Address: 201 Jackson Ave. Education: Graduate of York (Pa.) High School, 1980; holds industry certifications Occupation: Program manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Party affiliation: Republican Political experience: None Q: A significant amount of public taxpayer money over a long period has been committed to help pay for the local share of...
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