April 4, 2013
Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players will perform the hit musical “Cabaret” from Friday, April 19, through Sunday, April 21, at Kepler Theater on HCC's main campus. Show times are 8 p.m. on April 19 and 20. A matinee performance will be held Sunday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. General admission costs $10, but HCC students, staff and faculty can attend for free. Beginning April 15, advance tickets can be purchased at the HCC bookstore by calling 240-500-2271. Tickets will also be available at the door before each performance.
July 31, 2012
Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players will perform Neil Simon's “Rumors” from Aug. 3 to 5, at Kepler Theater. Performances will be Aug. 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. and an Aug. 5 matinee at 2:30 p.m. General admission costs $10, but HCC students, staff and faculty can attend free of charge. Advance tickets can be purchased through the HCC bookstore by calling 240- 500- 2271. Tickets also will be available at the door prior to the performance. This show is intended for those ages 18 and older.
May 22, 2012
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is ready to vote on a proposed $283.4 million budget following a public hearing Tuesday night on the spending plan at Hagerstown Community College, according to one commissioner. Commissioner William B. McKinley said after the hearing that the commissioners will consider the comments from about nine people who spoke at the 7 p.m. hearing at the Kepler Theater then vote on the plan. About 50 people were at the hearing. Oscar Evans of Sharpsburg criticized the commissioners' plan for planned improvements to roads like Robinwood Drive, saying there is no money for other road improvements in the county.
May 9, 2012
The widening of Robinwood Drive could begin as soon as this summer, but the price tag for some of the necessary land isn't sitting well with Terry Baker, president of the Washington County Board of Commissioners. The commissioners voted 3-1 on Tuesday to pay $133,710 for a strip of land across the front of the College Plaza shopping center. The price included easements, as well as the purchase of 8,058 square feet of land for $88,638, or $11 per square foot. Baker cast the “no” vote.
March 13, 2012
“Congratulations to the sixth-grade Williamsport girls basketball team, who went undefeated and won the championship. Way to go, coaches and girls. We are so proud of you.” - Hagerstown “Please don't close the urgent care on East Antietam Street. We need it on this side of town. Everything is for the North End or the Robinwood area. Close the one out at Robinwood, because they have the hospital there. They don't need that one out there. And we got one for Pennsylvania, on Pennsylvania Avenue, for the North End people.
January 27, 2012
Baby Blues and Beyond will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Robinwood Professional Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 142, east of Hagerstown. Learn about symptoms, risk factors, and medications during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Two speakers will be featured. The event is free, but registration is required. To register or for more information, call 301-790-8907.
January 15, 2012
U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., formally presented the books with the personal histories of nine constituents into the collection of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. Robert W. Patrick, director of the project, accepted the submissions during a ceremony with the veterans and their family members Dec. 15 in the Members Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. This is the third ceremony at the library that Bartlett has organized on behalf of his constituents who are contributors to the project.
December 5, 2011
The right turn lane of southbound Robinwood Drive at the intersection with Mount Aetna Road is closed. The sidewalk in that area is closed as well. Work crews from Pessoa Construction are working on the sidewalks in the area. According to a published report in October, sidewalk repair work is among the minor tasks that need to be completed as a result of the expansion project at the intersection of Dual Highway and Edgewood Drive. The project is substantially complete, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration.