Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsQ a
IN THE NEWS

Q a

NEWS
November 4, 2002
Owners: George Whitehair Jr. and William Shifflet. Address: 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Formerly Ron's Deli. Opening date: Sept. 6. Products and services: Full-service menu lunch and dinner, sports bar, blues and jazz club. Market area: Tri-State. How did you get into your business or what motivated you to start it? Chef for 15 years - William Shifflet, graduate of Baltimore International Culinary/European Educational Center, Ireland.
Advertisement
NEWS
August 10, 2003
Owner: Joe Brandts. Address: Hagerstown. Opening date: June 2003. Products and services: Small and large home improvements of any kind. Market area: Washington and Frederick counties. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I studied construction management in college and worked over a decade for a custom home builder in Frederick. I have heard over and over from homeowners of the need for reliable home improvement.
NEWS
January 13, 2003
Owner: Betty E. Geyer. Address: 141/2 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Opening date: Sept. 1, 2002. Service: Permanent removal of unwanted hair. Market area: Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. What was your motive for starting your business? "Having had electrolysis myself, it made me feel like a different person. I have a strong desire to help others feel good about themselves. " Previous business experience: "I started this business July 21, 1997, in Greencastle, Pa. " Employees: One. Hours: By appointment only.
NEWS
December 5, 2004
Name of business: Mt. Nebo Christian Preschool Director: Mary Martin Address: 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro Opening date: Nov. 1 Products and services: Day care and preschool Market area: Boonsboro, Keedysville, Sharpsburg, Rohrersville, Smithsburg and the surrounding area How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church members started the process, hired me and we are moving forward with God's speed.
NEWS
August 8, 2004
Name of business: Frederick Glass Shop Owner: Tony Dodson Address: 525A Northern Ave., Hagerstown Opening date: April 15. Another shop has been in Frederick, Md., since 1961. Products and services: All commercial and residential glass needs. New products and service repair. Market area: Washington and Frederick counties How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Started working in the trade in 1973. Owned and operated glass shops in the Frederick County area since 1979.
NEWS
October 3, 2004
Name of business: Sharpsburg Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant Owner: Alberto Calderon Address: 208 S. Church St., Sharpsburg Opening date: April 18 Products and services: Dine-in restaurant with pizza, lasagna, stromboli, manicotti, subs, spaghetti, fettuccine, linguini, shrimp, calzones and Sicilian pizza. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Started working in restaurant in New York City. I love to cook, and was ambitious to have own store.
NEWS
September 5, 2004
Name of business: Franklin Street Grill Owners: Leslie Rosensteel and Mary Spells Address: 116 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown Opening date: July 26 Products and services: American grill cuisine (burgers, cheese steaks, wings, seafood) with weekly specials. Offers delivery in a limited area and fax ordering. Market area: Downtown businesses and residents How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Saw a need for this type of restaurant downtown.
NEWS
December 5, 2004
Name of business: New York Pizzeria & Pub Owner: Zach Tran Address: 61 Eastern Blvd. N., Hagerstown Opening date: Nov. 20 Products and services: Pizza, pasta dinners, salads, beer and spirits Market area: Hagerstown How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Good career opportunity. The chance to bring people a good product for a fair price. " Previous business experience: "Between the three guys in the shop, there is over 40 years of experience.
NEWS
November 7, 2004
Name of business: Upstairs Linen Closet Owner: Dosha Green Address: 672 Oak Hill Ave., second floor, Hagerstown (Business is above Bill's Other Yard Sale) Opening date: June 22 Products and services: Secondhand/vintage housewares, window treatments, linens, bath accessories and kitchen dcor. Market area: Hagerstown How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Sprang from the used furniture store my parents own. " Previous business experience: "Seven years at my parents' used furniture store, numerous customer service jobs around Hagerstown.
NEWS
February 11, 2003
Owners: Jodie M. Drum and Martha H. Hull. Address: 622 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Opening date: Dec. 9, 2002. Products and services: "Our specialty is consultations. They are thorough and time-intensive to help those who are having breast-feeding difficulties. Our products include breast pumps to rent or to buy, nursing bras and other breast-feeding aids. " Market area: Central Maryland, Chambersburg, Greencastle, Waynesboro, Shippensburg. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?
The Herald-Mail Articles
|