April 3, 2006
The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter, held its meeting March 23 at Dutch's Daughter in Frederick, Md. The speaker for the event was John Gregg, business development specialist at Fort Detrick. Gregg spoke about the construction future at Fort Detrick, and on the various construction projects taking place now. He answered numerous questions from the members. ABC is a national trade association with more than 24,000 firms across the nation.
November 10, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Bunitsky, social studies curriculum specialist for grades six through 12 for Frederick County (Md.) Public Schools, was named Social Studies Leader of the Year by the Maryland Council for the Social Studies. Bunitsky earned this year's award for contributing exceptional service to Maryland social studies programs, and exhibiting outstanding professional qualities working with students, colleagues and the community, according to a prepared release. Bunitsky received the award and plaque on Oct. 17 at the council's statewide convention in Prince George's County, where he began his teaching career more than 30 years ago. Bunitsky went to Frederick County to teach at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School.
December 21, 2008
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - The following local residents recently received the Departmental Bronze Medal and other awards from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). · Sharon W. Cook of Boonsboro, an administrative officer in the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory, received the Bronze Medal. · Linda C. Acierto of Knoxville, Md., a program analyst in the Office of the Director, received the Bronze Medal. · Eric P. Whitenton of Knoxville, an engineering technician, received the Bronze Medal.
October 14, 2002
The Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission has announced a reorganization of its staff's duties and responsibilities. "This new structure will better focus the EDC's resources and talents toward the primary mission of the organization - to be a strategic partner for the existing business community as well as recruit quality companies to Washington County," said Douglas S. Wright Jr., EDC chairman. The reorganization includes the creation of two new staff positions - a business development specialist and a fiscal/research specialist.
May 10, 2009
Kimberly Joyce Viger and Peter James Tucker were married Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Conococheague Grace Brethren Church in Greencastle, Pa. The bride is the daughter of Donna Viger of Dundalk, Md., and Steve Viger of Frederick, Md. The bridegroom is the son of James and Leona Tucker of Smithsburg. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Thomas Johnson High School. She is employed as an account specialist at Wolters Kluwer in Frederick. The bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Smithsburg High School and a 2003 graduate of Hagerstown Community College with an associate degree in office technology.
September 9, 1998
The Washington County Commissioners named two staff members to the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission. Two other positions in the five-person office - assistant director and marketing specialist - remain unfilled, said John Howard, executive director of the commission. Corey E. Stottlemyer was named administrator for the commission and Linda A. Spence was named administrative specialist, said County Administrator Rodney Shoop. The commission administrator primarily works as an office manager, said Howard.
June 6, 2006
Army Pvt. Jesse L. Tolbert, son of Jan A. Warner of Boonsboro, has graduated from the field services specialist advanced individual course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. This new Army military occupational specialty incorporates both the laundry and shower specialist and the fabric repair specialist courses into one career field. The soldier is trained to operate and perform preventive maintenance on laundry and shower units, delousing equipment, and decontamination gear; and use washing formulas and materials cleaning procedures; learns to inspect, mark, classify, resize, and repair Army clothing as well as repair of canvas and webbed equipment; sew, patch, darn and baste worn or damaged fabrics; and operate and maintain sewing, darning, and button machines.
March 29, 2009
Katie Murray-Starliper and Nick Mollo were married Saturday, June 7, 2008, at Christ's Reformed Church. The bride is the daughter of Craig and Linda Murray of Hagerstown. She is a 1998 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and received an Associate of Arts degree from Hagerstown Community College. She is employed as a referral specialist at Hagerstown Heart P.A. The bridegroom is the son of Sharon Mollo of Hagerstown and the late Arthur Mollo. He is a 1996 graduate of Williamsport High School and Career Studies Center and attended Hagerstown Community College.
April 28, 2008
Specialist joins Fulton County Medical Center staff McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - The Fulton County Medical Center announces the addition of Dr. Elliott J. Bilofsky as an ear, nose and throat specialist to their medical staff. Bilofsky will see patients at FCMC Specialty Services Center in Penn's Village Shopping Center. Appointments can be made by calling 866-641-9550. Cao completes course on extremities WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dr. May T. Cao of Advanced Chiropractic, Foot & Ankle Care recently attended a two-day continuing education course in Pittsburgh on extremity adjusting protocols given by Dr. Mark Charrette.
November 30, 2000
Hagerstown hires former School Board spokeswoman The former spokeswoman for the Washington County Board of Education, Donna Messina, was introduced Tuesday as the City of Hagerstown's new benefits coordinator in the Human Resources Department. Messina spent about 23 years working for the Board of Education before resigning this month. Her last day at the Board of Education was Nov. 17. Messina left the School Board as the community relations specialist, and in that position Messina often acted as spokeswoman for the School Board.