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By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | June 19, 2012
The Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to submit a statement in support of a Washington County Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, but said its implementation would be “fiscally irresponsible and financially unfeasible.” The Maryland Department of the Environment has required all municipalities in the county to submit a position statement about the Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan, which was put in place by theU.S. Environmental Protection Agencyafter pollution of the bay was identified as a major problem.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 2, 2012
The bond of a Hagerstown teenager accused of stabbing a man in the neck Sunday morning in an apartment on Robinwood Court was raised to $750,000 Monday during a bail review hearing in Washington County District Court. Mackenzie Richard Socks, 17, of 34 West Side Ave., Apt. 2, was charged as an adult with second-degree attempted murder, two counts each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, and single counts of first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property greater than $500, according to Washington County District Court records.
NEWS
April 5, 2006
Students from South Hagerstown High School and Boonsboro Middle School were named Youths of Month for February on Tuesday at the Washington County Commissioners meeting. Lindsay Nicole Steiner, a senior at South High, received the high school Youth of the Month award. Cortney Silvis, an eighth-grader at Boonsboro Middle School, received the middle school award. Lindsay has a 3.71 grade point average and has perfect attendance since kindergarten, according to a written statement.
NEWS
January 7, 2007
The following are some of the survey questions from the 2006 Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth and how students in the Greencastle-Antrim School District and nationwide answered the questions. 1. Physical violence (fighting, bullying, intimidation) is a big problem at my school. · Greencastle - 8.0 percent strongly agreed with the statement. · Nationwide - 11.2 percent strongly agreed with the statement. 2. In your personal life, how important to you is having a good moral character?
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | November 13, 2003
Washington County received nearly $600,000 toward a new water system that will serve about 80 homes in the Pen Mar area, according to a written statement from the Maryland Department of the Environment. Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich announced Wednesday that the Board of Public Works approved a $580,000 grant for the $2.5 million system along Pen Mar Road. The state already has given the county $497,835 toward the project through the Maryland Department of the Environment's Water Quality Infrastructure Program.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
The Valley Mall said in a written statement Wednesday that an Olive Garden Italian Restaurant will be built at the site of the Firestone Tire and Service Center and could open in late 2007. Read the full story in Thursday's Herald-Mail newspapers.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | December 27, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Berkeley County Circuit Court judge has ordered Kmart Corp. to turn over information needed to determine how much former Kmart employees in the Eastern Panhandle are owed for unpaid vacation benefits. On June 9 the West Virginia Supreme Court stated Kmart wrongfully denied pay to its former West Virginia employees for earned but unused vacation benefits, according to a prepared statement by the Martinsburg law firm of Hammer, Ferretti & Schiavoni. David Hammer, one of the attorneys representing former Kmart employees, could not be reached for comment on Monday.
NEWS
By DON AINES | August 30, 2010
HAGERSTOWN --The upper floor of the Washington County Courthouse reeked of gasoline Monday during the trial of a Frederick, Md., woman who was found not guilty of attempting to set fire to her ex-boyfriend's car. A Circuit Court jury found Riyan Faith Williams, 22, not guilty of second-degree attempted arson in the Jan. 15 incident on South Prospect Street in Hagerstown. "This is definitely a jury nullification case. ... The people decided they didn't want to hold her criminally responsible," Assistant State's Attorney Brett Wilson said.
NEWS
January 2, 2001
Hunt Field to get new hearing By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A judge has rejected parts of a petition filed by a Virginia developer who wants to build a controversial 3,300-home development in Jefferson County. continued At the same time, Jefferson County Circuit Judge Thomas W. Steptoe Jr. is requiring the county Planning Commission to hold another hearing on the proposed Hunt Field development. The Hunt Field developers said the Planning Commission should not have allowed two new members to vote on the proposed development on April 25 because they were not on the commission when Hunt Field officials presented their project last March.
NEWS
By DON AINES | June 7, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Two Hagerstown men were sentenced last week in Washington County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to related drug-trafficking charges, according to court records. James Andre Frye, 34, of 120-B Mount Valla Ave., was sentenced Thursday by Judge Donald E. Beachley to 15 years in prison with nine years suspended. Frye will be on probation for four years after his release from prison, Beachley ordered. Woody Jacob Kline, 53, of 10547 Rock Bottom Lane, pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy to possess narcotics with intent to distribute, according to court records.
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