February 3, 1998
By AMY WALLAUER Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg man charged with aggravated robbery was bound over to a grand jury Tuesday. The charge against Evan Sears, 20, of 605 State Circle, stems from the Jan. 2 robbery of Antonio Feliciano at knifepoint, as Feliciano was returning home from the store with medicine for his sick child. A grand jury will determine if there is enough evidence against Sears for indictment. At a preliminary hearing Tuesday, Feliciano said he was walking from his car to his apartment at 401 East Road when a man asked him for a light.
May 31, 2013
An affiliate of a Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based real estate development company has acquired Martinsburg Mall, the company announced Friday. Eric Cornett, chief operating officer of Paramount Development Corp., said in a news release that the company recently completed commercial development projects in Winchester, Va., and Shippensburg, Pa., and had been looking at opportunities in Martinsburg “for some time.” Martinsburg Development Partners LLC,...
March 12, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer A Hagerstown man was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to eight years in prison for a May 3 incident in which a woman slapped away a sawed-off shotgun pointed at her head just before it went off. Floyd Edward Sears, 20, of the 300 block of Bethune Avenue, pleaded guilty in November to charges of assault and possession of a sawed-off shotgun. Charges of armed robbery, assault with intent to rob, reckless endangerment, theft and battery were dropped in exchange for the pleas.
March 9, 2013
When it counted most, the Hagerstown Community College men's basketball team was like dynamite. That's because Donte Thomas provided the spark, Kervin Rameau lit the fuse and Antonio Jenifer blew up. The Hawks exploded with two quick runs and dominated the final 10 minutes of the game on Saturday to ignite a 93-84 victory over ASA College, win the NJCAA District III playoff and earn their first appearance in the national tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.,...
February 25, 2008
The following recall has been announced: · About 6,600 Spider-Man water bottles manufactured in China by Fast Forward LLC, because screws under the lid can come loose and fall into the cup. This puts children at risk of choking. The company has received three reports of screws coming loose, but no reports of injuries. The cups were sold at Sears stores around the country between July and August 2007. For information, call 1-877-244-4433 or go to www.cpsc.gov . - The Associated Press
May 27, 2008
Teacher Larry Stockslager's team won the Western Region Stock Market games this spring. The Williamsport High School students who made up the winning team are, standing from left, Zach Zeger, Michael Lilly and Corey Moser. Seated is Mark Rohrer. The students, who won in the High School Division, were recognized at an awards presentation hosted by Citi Hagerstown on May 14. They "earned" more than 11 percent and turned their portfolio of an imaginary $100,000 into 111,062.38 in 10 weeks of the game.
November 20, 2012
"Coats for Kids" is sponsored by North Hagerstown Lions again this year from now through Thursday, Jan. 10. The big red drop container is at the Sears end of the Valley Mall in Halfway. All coats, clean and in good shape from newborn through adult sizes, will be accepted. Coats will be distributed to two local nonprofit groups Children in Need and Parent Child Center. If you need coats picked up or have any questions, call Carolyn at 301-991-3244.
March 7, 2009
Ronald E. Ayers Sr., 72 FEB. 7, 1937-MARCH 5, 2009 Ronald Eugene Ayers Sr., 72, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. He was born Feb. 7, 1937, in Hagerstown. He is survived by his wife, Rose Ayers; three sons, Allen Ayers, Ronald Ayers and Michael Ayers; one stepdaughter, Nancy Sears; two stepsons, Jason Shriner and Larry Shriner; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.
April 30, 2001
Five win drawing for diabetes benefit MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A drawing sponsored by City Hospital's Children with Diabetes Support Group produced five winners. Winners were Amy Cole, Amanda Jenkins, Candace Mathis, Rachael Peck and Matthew Scully. They received their prizes at a support group meeting. Sears, JCPenney, Wal-mart, Kmart and Roche Diagnostics donated gift certificates to go along with stuffed toys contributed by the volunteers of City Hospital. For more information about the support group, call 1-304-264-1383.
May 9, 2007
A mother duck and her nine ducklings that were rescued Monday along a busy Hagerstown street were taken to an animal shelter in Howard County, Md. Washington County Humane Society spokeswoman Katherine Cooker said Tuesday that the ducks went to Friskies Rescue for rehabilitation. Attempts to contact that shelter were unsuccessful. Eight of the ducklings slipped through a sewer drain Monday as they attempted to cross in front of traffic at Leitersburg Pike near the former Sears building at Long Meadow Shopping Center.