September 12, 2012
Carson Institutional Advisory OMAHA, Neb. - Scott Ford, chief executive officer and founder of Cornerstone Wealth Management Group in Hagerstown, recently was added as a member of Carson Institutional Advisory's Investment Committee. As a member of the committee, Ford will be jointly responsible for the technical analysis component of the committee as it directs the “advance and protect” investment strategy employed by Carson Wealth Management, a wealth-management firm in Omaha.
August 27, 2012
HazMat crews rushed to the Winebrenner Wastewater Treatment Plant near Fort Ritchie on Monday morning after a malfunctioning valve caused chlorine to leak from a 150-gallon tank, according to Kevin Jones, a rescue sergeant with Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Co. He said the leak posed no danger to residents in the area. Emergency personnel received a call shortly after 7:30 a.m. for a chlorine leak that caused a cloud to form inside a building on the property, but Jones said the cloud had dissipated by the time responders arrived.
July 22, 2012
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. The band is the largest symphonic wind ensemble in the U.S. Air Force Band. The concert band presents more than 100 concerts annually and performs a variety of music from light classics, popular favorites and instrumental features to classical transcriptions and original works.
July 16, 2012
Kevin Simmers has seen a lot of crimes during his 25 years with the Hagerstown Police Department. But the one that sticks out the most, he said, occurred when he was serving on a prostitution detail. “One 85-year-old guy was on his way to visit his mother and picked up a female officer,” Simmers said. “That was kind of different.” Simmers, 47, retired from the department June 15 after serving in a variety of positions, most recently as the sergeant of the Downtown Squad.
September 9, 2011
Laurie Ann Grier Wasiljov of Hagerstown was presented with a membership certificate and officially inducted into Fitzhugh Lee Chapter 279 of United Daughters of the Confederacy, upon the verification of her great-great-grandfather Godfrey Funkhouser's participation in the Civil War. He was a sergeant in Co. K, 33rd Virginia Infantry. Wasiljov was inducted Aug. 27 by Chapter President Wanda Foster at the chapter meeting in Frederick, Md.
March 8, 2011
JAN. 16, 1953-MARCH 6, 2011 Richard Steven Rice, 58, of Hagerstown, Md., died on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at his home. Born Jan. 16, 1953, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Edith A. Rice of Hagerstown and the late Elmer K. Rice. He was a graduate of Smithsburg High School with the Class of '71. He served overseas during the Vietnam conflict as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1972 to 1976. He retired as a correctional officer sergeant from the Maryland Correctional Training Center in 1993.
December 30, 2010
Name: Sergeant Age: 11 months old Young Sergeant is a handsome white and seal-point male American rabbit. He came to us with his four "kids" a few weeks ago and is looking for a home to call his own. He is adorable, soft and so friendly. Sergeant will make a wonderful indoor friend. With time and patience he may even be trained to use a litter box. Sergeant will be neutered before adoption. Come in and see Sergeant and the other rabbits we have available for adoption.
September 2, 2010
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A Maryland State Police sergeant who was suspended without pay after an incident involving a former girlfriend has been reinstated, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday. Sgt. Timothy J. McKenrick, 45, has had his police powers reinstated and was back on the job, spokeswoman Elena Russo said. McKenrick's attorney, D. Benson Thompson III, said McKenrick learned Tuesday night of the reinstatement. McKenrick, a 22-year veteran of the state police, was suspended after former girlfriend Sarah E. Britton, 29, filed a private criminal complaint against him alleging he threatened her with a handgun in an Aug. 6 incident at his home northwest of Hagerstown.
September 1, 2010
Private criminal complaints filed against one another by a Maryland State Police sergeant and a former girlfriend have been dismissed in Washington County District Court. Sgt. Timothy J. McKenrick, 45, and Sarah E. Britton, 29, filed the complaints as the result of an Aug. 6 incident at McKenrick's home northwest of Hagerstown, according to the applications for statement of charges. Britton sought charges of first-and second-degree assault against McKenrick, who in turn sought charges of third- and fourth-degree burglary, trespassing and second-degree assault against Britton, court records show.
August 23, 2010
A Maryland State Police sergeant and a former girlfriend have filed criminal complaints against one another -- she claiming he pointed a gun at her earlier this month and he alleging she trespassed on his property. On Aug. 8, Sarah E. Britton sought charges of first- and second-degree assault against Sgt. Timothy J. McKenrick in an Aug. 6 incident, Washington County District Court records show. On Aug. 18, McKenrick filed a complaint seeking to charge Britton with third- and fourth-degree burglary, trespassing and second-degree assault, court records show.