December 31, 2011
The Washington County Special Response Team took three people into custody following a 90-minute standoff Friday night at a home on Guilford Avenue in Hagerstown. In a news release issued early Saturday, the Hagerstown Police Department identified the three as Jacob Malachi Adams, 21, of Hagerstown; Andre Isiash-Robert Washington, 18, of Hagerstown; and Torez Anthony Tanner, 29, of Hagerstown. Adams was charged with various handgun violations, drug trafficking charges and burglary, while Washington and Tanner each were charged with one count of fourth-degree burglary, according to the release.
September 24, 2012
The following incidents were reported by the Hagerstown Police Department: Sept. 14 Vandalism was reported at 1029 W. Washington St. A yellow moped was reported stolen at 1029 W. Washington St. An animal bite was reported at Summit Avenue and Howard Street. Vandalism was reported at 133 Summit Ave. Tire stems were cut. A hit-and-run accident was reported at Dual Highway and South Colonial Drive. Sept. 15 An assault was reported in the 12000 block of Little Elliott Drive.
August 22, 2013
The Second Christian Church, 65 W. North Avenue, will celebrate “100 women in blue” for its Women's Day Program Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Elder Darlene Cooper, Greater Campher Temple, under Elder Mency, will be the guest speaker and will expound on this year's theme, “God's Women,” in honor of the women of God who have been called from labor to reward in 2013. In honor of this theme, the Rev. Rose Ann Duckett, Deaconess Edith Hart and Helen Dixon will be at this wonderful celebration.
July 19, 2011
Dump truck collides with school bus A dump truck ran into the back of a Washington County Public Schools bus on U.S. 40 in front of Dorsey Brothers Floor & Wall Covering Tuesday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. There were no children on the bus, and there was only minor damage to the truck and the bus, police said. Two adults on the bus were taken to Meritus Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Business Parkway vandalism reported The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating numerous reports of vehicles and other property along Business Parkway being spray-painted sometime Monday or Tuesday.
July 31, 2013
Hagerstown Police respond to incidents The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following incidents: Monday At 2:34 p.m., a personal injury accident occurred at Frederick Street and Kenly Avenue. At 2:44 p.m., a suspicious person was reported in the first block of West Franklin Street. At 2:46 p.m., a disorderly conduct/disturbance incident was reported in the 700 block of Lanvale Street. At 3 p.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported at Oak Hill Avenue and Country Club Road.
April 11, 2013
“Hooray to the BOE for moving their offices to the Allegheny Power building. It just makes sense.” - Fairplay “I've noticed, with taxpayers' money, of course, these new positions being formed, old positions being refilled, we're spending who knows how much money trying to help redo downtown. We're creating new positions in the city and the county government. Now, with all that money that's being spent, why hasn't somebody kept track of, say, who let the Hamilton Hotel get that terrible, the electric light plant, and that white elephant across the road from the electric light plant.
August 23, 2005
Summit Avenue will close for a short time this morning so a large platform can be removed from The Herald-Mail. Mark Kelly, the newspaper's operations director, said the road briefly will close around 6:30 a.m. Before and after that time, a crane will block part of the road, but traffic will be able to pass because certain parking spaces will become no-parking areas, Kelly said. On Aug. 16, The Herald-Mail used the platform to install an addition to the press, which will allow the newspaper to increase its production of color pages.
August 26, 2005
Summit Avenue, between Antietam and West Washington streets, will be closed from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, while air-conditioning equipment is installed on the roof of the Washington County Courthouse Annex. During the same time period, no one will be able to enter the Courthouse Annex Building at 24 Summit Ave., according to the release.