October 12, 1997
Domestic Violence Facts: Every three days in Pennsylvania, a woman or child is killed in a domestic violence-related homicide. A woman is battered every 15 seconds in the United States. At least 25 percent of domestic violence victims are pregnant when battered. Domestic violence is the leading cause of serious injury to American women, more common than mugging and car crashes combined. Women are more likely to be murdered when attempting to report abuse or trying to leave an abusive relationship.
June 8, 2007
Note: All times were either recorded by FAT (fully automatic timing) or converted into FAT. For handheld times, .24 seconds are added for events less than 400 meters, and .14 seconds are added for events 400 meters and longer. BOYS FINAL TRACK & FIELD LEADERBOARD 2007 100 - 1. Brown (Smithsburg) 10.74; 2. Hasan (North Hagerstown) 10.76; 3. Exeter (Mercersburg) 11.04; 4. Reed (Hedgesville) 11.10; 5. Cato (Martinsburg), Hummer (James Buchanan) 11.24. 200 - 1. Hasan (North Hagerstown)
January 27, 2006
Games played thru Jan. 25 BOYS SCORING AVERAGE Dee Mency, North Hagerstown 22.5; Vance Hosby, Jefferson 19.5; Shannon Strange, St. James 18.3; Colin Cubit, Mercersburg Academy 17.7; Josh Brown, Jefferson 17.3; Steven Barthalow, Heritage Academy 16.9; Brandon Bryan, James Buchanan 16.4; Shane Rife, James Buchanan 16.2; Scott Keeney, Clear Spring 16.2; Jonathan Motichka, Chambersburg 16.0; Alex Tyler, Mercersburg Academy 15.1;...
February 3, 2006
Tri-State Records (wrestlers at .500 or better; records submitted by coaches) Through Feb. 1 Wrestler, School W-L 103 Danny Armstrong, Hedgesville 33-7 Josh Connor, Berk. Springs 32-6 Zach Witmer, Greencastle 22-9 Chris Ho, Jefferson 21-10 Delon Agee, N. Hagerstown 18-2 Dane Devin, S. Hagerstown 15-14 112 Colton Gustines, Jefferson 24-1 Bradley Reed, Berk. Springs 24-10 Earl Neville, Williamsport 21-10 Derick Boerstler, S. Hagerstown 14-11 Joe Breehl, N. Hagerstown 11-6 Bobby Rush, Greencastle 10-9 119 A.J. Blankenship, Berk.
March 17, 2003
email@example.com Referring to the federal No Child Left Behind act, Hagerstown Community College President Guy Altieri jokingly calls the college's new job training program for at-risk adults, "No Adult Left Behind. " The need for the Job Training Institute, however, is no laughing matter. "Many of these adults are being left behind, quite frankly," Altieri said. "The best thing we can do for them is to help them get that first good job. " HCC officials support the need for more funded, short-term job training opportunities in Washington County with the following statistics: 9.5 percent of all county residents were living below the poverty level in 1999, according to the 2000 U.S. Census.
September 9, 1997
By BRENDAN KIRBY Staff Writer The crime rate for the first half of this year jumped in Washington County, according to statistics released Monday by the state. Comparing the first six months of 1997 with the same period a year ago, Washington County recorded increases in all eight major categories of crime. At the same time, most of Maryland's counties and the state as a whole saw decreases. When figures from the Maryland Uniform Crime Reports showed an increase in Washington County for the first three months of the year, officials said they hoped it did not indicate a trend.