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July 5, 2013
 Residents and staff of Western Maryland Hospital Center were joined by members of the community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Fletcher Fitness Trail on Wednesday, June 5.   Started in the fall of 2012, the trail consists of five stations, each with exercise equipment suitable for able-bodied and wheelchair accessibility.   The Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Foundation provided funding for all of the equipment,...
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by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | June 27, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mike Callaghan, the former federal prosecutor challenging Republican Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito in the November general election, celebrated the opening of his campaign headquarters Monday in downtown Martinsburg. A Democrat, Callaghan was joined by Berkeley County Commission candidate Ryan B. Frankenberry, Morgan County House of Delegates candidate Gary Lee Nelson, Jefferson County Commissioner Dale Manuel and former Berkeley County Commissioner Robert Burkhart, among other supporters, at 123 S. Queen St. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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by TARA REILLY | September 27, 2005
A bridge in rural Washington County that has been closed for about two years is expected to open late this afternoon. Washington County Commissioner John C. Munson said Monday the Broadfording Road Bridge, which runs over Conococheague Creek near Hopps Landing Road, will open after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. "I'll be glad, for sure," Munson said. The bridge closed in June 2003 for repairs. It was to be finished later that year, but the county and the original contractor couldn't agree on the cost of additional work needed because of weather-related damage to the bridge.
NEWS
February 3, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. - Habitat for Humanity of Frederick officially opened its ReStore on Jan. 19. Federal, state, county and local elected officials, past and present Habitat board members, volunteers and the public attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the East Patrick Street site near the Fairgrounds. ReStore sells to the public at a fraction of retail prices overstocked, discontinued or used but still usable building materials, furniture and miscellaneous household items. Habitat hopes to generate income from sales to build additional affordable homes in Frederick County.
NEWS
November 18, 2011
A new U.S. Cellular retail store at 17163 Cole Road at Crosspoint Shopping Center opened Friday. The store opened for business at 10 a.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, including company officials, employees and members of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, was held at noon. The nearly 5,000-square-foot facility is the company's second retail store in Washington County. The new store will add eight associates and features consulting stations, product information displays and interactive phone demonstration stations, according to a company news release.
NEWS
November 20, 2006
Gandolfo's New York Deli last week held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new store at the Valley Park Commons at 1580 N. Wesel Blvd. in Hagerstown. The 2,200-square-foot restaurant, which has seating for 46 people, is the first in the Gandolfo's chain to open in the Tri-State area, said owner Russell Schwartz, the former owner and manager of the Old South Mountain Inn Schwartz plans to build and open two other Gandolfo's in Washington County. "One will be opening at the Centre at Hagerstown, near where the Best Buy is under construction.
NEWS
January 31, 2012
The Hagerstown City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution to rename an alley in honor of local TV and radio personality, Lou Scally. “Lou Scally Alley,” which was previously Alley 5-30 and 5-32, runs parallel to the 1300 block of Oak Hill Avenue and Hamilton Boulevard between Country Club Road and Magnolia Avenue. “It's an honor to Lou Scally and his years of commitment to this community, both on TV and on the radio,” said Mayor Robert Bruchey II, also highlighting his years of volunteer work around Hagerstown.” City officials surveyed nearby property owners, as well as fire and rescue agencies, none of whom opposed the proposal, according to City Engineer Rodney Tissue.
NEWS
January 13, 1999
By KERRY LYNN FRALEY / Staff Writer photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer HALFWAY - The new 360,000-square-foot Newgate Distribution Center on Hopewell Road will give the county an advantage in attracting distribution jobs, local leaders said Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project. More than half of the United States can be reached overnight by truck from the cavernous building, completed in the fall, said Donald M. Bowman, whose development company built it. But the distribution center, slated to grow to more than 1.2 million square feet as demand warrants, will cultivate not only jobs at the companies that move there but also jobs at businesses drawn to the area by those companies, Bowman said.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | April 4, 2013
Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter's new home at 5051 Letterkenny Road West officially was dedicated Thursday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The move from the former shelter at 2325 Country Road to the new $3 million, state-of-the-art facility at Letterkenny Army Depot was complete on Jan. 31. More than 100 people, including elected officials as well as community and business leaders, gathered outside the shelter's new home for its formal dedication....
NEWS
By BRUCE HAMILTON | October 7, 1999
Daycon Products Co. officially opened a new branch in Washington County Thursday, adding 15 jobs to the local economy. Delegate Robert McKee, R-Washington, County Commissioner Bert L. Iseminger and several economic development officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony. "I'm blown away. We're not Toyota," joked Daycon CEO Bobby Cohen, thanking the crowd for its welcome. "You've opened your arms to us. I just want to thank you for it. " Cohen's promise to tell other companies that it's a pleasure to do business in Washington County was greeted by applause.
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