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by PEPPER BALLARD | July 28, 2005
Several gallons of sanitizer containing acid were accidentally dumped Wednesday into the sanitary sewer from Western Maryland Hospital Center in north Hagerstown, Hagerstown Fire Department Battalion Chief Richard T. Hopkins said. The product, LpH se, an aqueous acid phenolic detergent, had expired and when someone was attempting to dispose of it by diluting it in a drain, the drain backed up and it came out in an area on the first floor of the hospital, creating a "nuisance odor," he said.
NEWS
June 21, 1999
Due to the replacement of the sanitary sewer, Pangborn Boulevard between Pangborn Corp. and View Street in Hagerstown will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, according to a statement from the City Engineering Department. Access to local residences and businesses will be maintained, according to the statement.
NEWS
June 20, 2012
West Memorial Boulevard between South Potomac Street and Maryland Avenue will remain closed until further notice, according to Erin Wolfe, communications manager for the City of Hagerstown. The road was closed due to high water under the railroad overpass after heavy rains Tuesday, May 29. City workers began draining water from the street, but the water would not recede. Three weeks later, the water is still not receding, and city workers are still trying to identify the problem, Wolfe said.
NEWS
November 28, 2007
At 7 a.m. today, work crews from the City of Hagerstown's Water and Sewer Department will be repairing a sanitary sewer main on West Antietam Street. In order to allow crews to excavate the street, West Antietam Street will be closed to all traffic between South Burhans Boulevard and West Washington Street. Motorists will be forced to detour around the closure using other city streets. Motorists approaching the work zone will encounter cones, barricades and other traffic-control devices.
NEWS
September 28, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- The City of Hagerstown provided the following information about a road closure: The City's Wastewater Division will repair a sanitary sewer lateral in the 100 Block of Jonathan Street beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, weather-permitting. The work will require the closure of Jonathan Street between Franklin and Church streets. Motorists will be forced to detour around the work zone using other city streets. A detour plan will be implemented to direct traffic around the work area.
NEWS
December 5, 2011
Alley 1-130, which runs from Jonathan Street, behind University Plaza, to the North Potomac Street parking deck, is closed to all vehicular traffic until Wednesday morning. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Company are repairing a sanitary sewer main in the alley, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . Vehicles can still access the parking deck using Alley 1-135, also known as Hays Alley, beside the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, according to the advisory.
NEWS
August 9, 2012
The right lane of East Washington Street between Locust and Mulberry streets is scheduled to be closed today due to sewer main work, according to a traffic advisory from the city of Hagerstown's website at www.hagerstownmd.org . The closure is expected to be in effect today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the advisory. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Inc. are rehabilitating sanitary sewer mains in the street, according to the advisory. The left lane of East Washington Street will remain open, according to the advisory.
NEWS
December 8, 2011
Alley 1-130, which runs from Jonathan Street behind University Plaza to the North Potomac Street parking deck, remains closed at Jonathan Street. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Co. were repairing a sanitary sewer main in the alley earlier this week, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . Vehicles can still access the parking deck by using Alley 1-135, also known as Hays Alley, beside...
NEWS
June 27, 2012
Three alleys in Hagerstown are closed this week, including two through Friday, according to traffic advisories from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . • Hays Alley, which intersects with Wareham Alley and connects West Washington Street to West Franklin Street just west of Potomac Street (Md. 65), is closed between Wareham Alley and Franklin Street so work crews form Miller Pipeline Inc. can rehabilitate a sanitary sewer main at the rear of the North Potomac Street parking deck, according to one of the advisories.
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NEWS
August 9, 2012
The right lane of East Washington Street between Locust and Mulberry streets is scheduled to be closed today due to sewer main work, according to a traffic advisory from the city of Hagerstown's website at www.hagerstownmd.org . The closure is expected to be in effect today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the advisory. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Inc. are rehabilitating sanitary sewer mains in the street, according to the advisory. The left lane of East Washington Street will remain open, according to the advisory.
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NEWS
June 27, 2012
Three alleys in Hagerstown are closed this week, including two through Friday, according to traffic advisories from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . • Hays Alley, which intersects with Wareham Alley and connects West Washington Street to West Franklin Street just west of Potomac Street (Md. 65), is closed between Wareham Alley and Franklin Street so work crews form Miller Pipeline Inc. can rehabilitate a sanitary sewer main at the rear of the North Potomac Street parking deck, according to one of the advisories.
NEWS
June 20, 2012
West Memorial Boulevard between South Potomac Street and Maryland Avenue will remain closed until further notice, according to Erin Wolfe, communications manager for the City of Hagerstown. The road was closed due to high water under the railroad overpass after heavy rains Tuesday, May 29. City workers began draining water from the street, but the water would not recede. Three weeks later, the water is still not receding, and city workers are still trying to identify the problem, Wolfe said.
NEWS
December 8, 2011
Alley 1-130, which runs from Jonathan Street behind University Plaza to the North Potomac Street parking deck, remains closed at Jonathan Street. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Co. were repairing a sanitary sewer main in the alley earlier this week, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . Vehicles can still access the parking deck by using Alley 1-135, also known as Hays Alley, beside...
NEWS
December 5, 2011
Alley 1-130, which runs from Jonathan Street, behind University Plaza, to the North Potomac Street parking deck, is closed to all vehicular traffic until Wednesday morning. Work crews from Miller Pipeline Company are repairing a sanitary sewer main in the alley, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . Vehicles can still access the parking deck using Alley 1-135, also known as Hays Alley, beside the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, according to the advisory.
BUSINESS
November 13, 2011
WHAG-TV WHAG-TV weather anchor Lou Scally recently was given the Silver Circle Award by the Board of Governors for the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to honor his more than 25 years in broadcasting. Scally joined WHAG-TV in 1981 as a local weather anchor. In addition to being well-known throughout the community as a television personality, he is a host for WJEJ radio. For the past five years, he has been voted favorite local TV personality and favorite radio personality by Hagerstown magazine readers.
NEWS
September 28, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- The City of Hagerstown provided the following information about a road closure: The City's Wastewater Division will repair a sanitary sewer lateral in the 100 Block of Jonathan Street beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, weather-permitting. The work will require the closure of Jonathan Street between Franklin and Church streets. Motorists will be forced to detour around the work zone using other city streets. A detour plan will be implemented to direct traffic around the work area.
NEWS
November 28, 2007
At 7 a.m. today, work crews from the City of Hagerstown's Water and Sewer Department will be repairing a sanitary sewer main on West Antietam Street. In order to allow crews to excavate the street, West Antietam Street will be closed to all traffic between South Burhans Boulevard and West Washington Street. Motorists will be forced to detour around the closure using other city streets. Motorists approaching the work zone will encounter cones, barricades and other traffic-control devices.
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