December 29, 2008
JAN. 29, 1927-DEC. 26, 2008 Betty Brenner Ballentine, of The Village at Robinwood and formerly of 311 Chartridge Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Dec. 26 at Ravenwood Lutheran Village. Born in Hagerstown on Jan. 29, 1927, she was the daughter of the late L. Donald Brenner and Blanche Hollingsworth Brenner, and granddaughter of the late Bertha K. Hollingsworth, who helped raise her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Ballentine, who passed away in 2004.
April 12, 2004
"Does anyone from Keedysville that went to Keedysville School have any pictures of the patrol men that helped the kids come across the street, from around the 1953 or 1954 year? If you do, put the picture in the paper. " "Someone needs to tell the mayor of Hagerstown that the Washington County Hospital is not the Hagerstown Hospital. It can go anywhere in the county. " "I am tired of reading about not enough parking at the hospital. You will have plenty of parking at Robinwood, the only problem is, you won't be able to get to Robinwood because of all the traffic, think about what you are saying.
June 29, 2003
City Hospital MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Dr. Robert Phares plans to open a family medicine practice on July 1 in Hedgesville, W.Va. Phares will take over Dr. Donald Jansen's family medicine practice in Hedgesville's Eagle Plaza. The office, which was called Hedgesville Family Medicine, now will be known as Hedgesville Family Practice. Phares is a 2000 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine and recently completed his family medicine residency at Washington (Pa.)
November 1, 2004
Did Hagerstown Councilwoman Penny Nigh shove Ed Lough or just brush up against him on her way out of the council chamber? Accounts of what happened differ - Lough said he would have been arrested for doing the same thing to Nigh - but there's another, more important point to be made here. Lough is one of the leaders of a coalition supporting the Washington County Hospital's move to Robinwood - an idea some councilmembers strongly oppose. Some members of the business community strongly opposed locating the University Systems of Maryland campus downtown, but they made their arguments in a dignified way that did not prevent them for working with UMS once the decision was made.
November 30, 1999
Arthritis seminars The Arthritis Foundation will present an educational seminar "Arthritis: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" at two locations in March. Dr. Raymond Malamet of Rheumatology Consultants will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Village of Robinwood in Hagerstown. Dr. Steven Klein, also of Rheumatology Consultants will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Western Maryland Health Systems Sacred Heart Campus in Cumberland, Md. Both sessions are free.
February 22, 2006
Stop obstructing the new hospital To the editor: For months, I have observed Washington County Hospital's effort to gain approval for a much-needed new hospital at Robinwood. Nearly, if not all, of the various challenges and criteria have been met. Provided the financials can be attained, I am a supporter of the new hospital at Robinwood. I offer the following two points: 1. Need and location. There can be no question that the time is now for a new hospital in order to meet the medical needs of our growing community over the next 25-plus years.
April 7, 2007
To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of the Washington County Hospital's move to the Robinwood medical campus and to make a personal request to the five appellants who currently stand in the way. In recent weeks, much has been written in the pages of The Herald-Mail about this highly debated topic, an evolving controversy that has pitted a group of appellants known as Citizens for Responsible Health Care against the Washington...
December 31, 2009
JULY 16, 1923-DEC. 24, 2009 Frances Thompson Meyer, 86, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, at the Village at Robinwood in Hagerstown. Born July 16, 1923, in Petersburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Julius and Mary (Pascal) Thompson. She attended Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hagerstown. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a pharmacist's mate. She retired as a secretary with Washington County Public Schools. She is survived by her loving husband, C. Robert Meyer; one daughter, Mary Kay Slechta and her daughter, Jennifer Slechta, of North Attleborough, Mass.
August 26, 2007
Editor's note: Each week, The Herald-Mail invites readers to answer poll questions on its Web site, www.herald-mail.com. Readers also may submit comments about the poll question when voting. Each Sunday, a sampling of edited reader comments will run in The Herald-Mail. There were two poll questions last week. The first question was: What should the five people challenging a plan to build a new hospital in Robinwood do now that they have lost an appeal in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals?
May 1, 2002
firstname.lastname@example.org Three Hagerstown women were honored Tuesday night by Women At The Table for their lifetimes of leadership. "If you're raised to be part of a community, you have a responsibility to be active in it," honoree Lois Smith Harrison said. Harrison, Louise Funk Beachley and Florence Hill Graff each received a certificate, a copy of the book "100 Most Important Women of the 20th Century," and a proclamation from Del. Sue Hecht, who could not attend the dinner banquet at the Fountain Head Country Club.