June 13, 2013
Charges have been dropped against a Boonsboro man whose attorney said a case of mistaken identity led to his client being wrongly accused of robbing a Hagerstown bank last month. During a hearing that lasted only a few minutes Thursday in Washington County District Court in Hagerstown, Judge R. Noel Spence dropped the charges against Brandon Lee Rohrer, 24, that had stemmed from the May 10 robbery of the Susquehanna Bank at 940 Frederick St. Rohrer had been charged with one count each of robbery, second-degree assault and theft of $1,000 to under $10,000.
June 9, 2013
Sunday, June 9, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL Conococheague Little League Broad Run 5, Redmen 4 Broad Run: Kyree Smith HR; Jaustin Itnyre 10 Ks. Redmen: Ryan Greene 2 hits; Ryan Sharer 11 Ks. Hagerstown Colt League Western Enterprise 4, Antietam 2 Western: Tyler Reese 3 hits; David Moser, David Fisler 2 hits each. Antietam: Jeff Bennett 3 hits; Brandon Turnbaugh 2 hits. Western Enterprise 11, Antietam 8 Western: David Fisler 3 hits; Damien Nave 2 hits.
May 25, 2013
The Hagerstown Police Department is investigating a Saturday morning robbery at Susquehanna Bank at 940 Frederick St. A male robbed the bank at 9:22 a.m., Hagerstown Police Sgt. John Lehman said in a news release. The male demanded money from one of the tellers and left with an undisclosed amount of cash, Lehman said. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured, he said. The man is described as white and between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall with a thin build, Lehman said.
May 16, 2013
A man suspected of robbing the Susquehanna Bank on Frederick Street in Hagerstown on May 10 has been arrested, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Brandon Lee Rohrer, 23, of 20422 Mill Point Road in Boonsboro, faces charges of robbery, second-degree assault and theft from $1,000 to under $10,000. According to a report of the robbery in The Herald-Mail, the robber made off with an undisclosed amount of money May 10 after he handed a note to a teller demanding money. No weapons were displayed at the time of the robbery, according to police.
May 15, 2013
Chlorous Linda Little, 98, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., and formerly of Hancock, Md., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her daughter's home in Great Cacapon. Born March 14, 1915, in Cold Run Valley, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Underwood and Martha Irene Henry Hovermale. She was a Christian. She attended the Valley School in Cold Run Valley and worked seasonally at Milton Michael's Canning Factory. She was a member of AARP and had worked at the Interwoven Hosiery Mill in Martinsburg, W.Va.
May 12, 2013
The Washington County branches of Susquehanna Bank and its loan center recently held a two-week pet supply fund drive for the Humane Society of Washington County Inc. The donations filled delivery vehicles to the brim. On April 30, branch managers presented the donations to Mike Lausen, executive director of the humane society.
May 5, 2013
Christian Caine SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Jennifer Blackford Fountain has been promoted to general manager at Christian Caine in Shepherdstown. In her new position, Fountain is responsible for overseeing all store operations and staffing. Additionally, she will remain in charge of the gemology department and continue to lead the team in design projects. Fountain brings more than 20 years of experience in the jewelry business to her new role. She received her graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America in 2004.
April 18, 2013
Grants to teachers in Franklin County public schools will be awarded to encourage the innovative use of technology in kindergarten through 12th grade. The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation, an affiliate of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, is offering the Innovative Technology Challenge Grants to educators in all six school districts. The deadline for applications is June 28. Applicants will be evaluated based on three key criteria: innovation, value added to curriculum and advanced academics.
April 10, 2013
An exploding dye packet helped lead police to the arrest of two men in a bank robbery last year, one of whom pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court this week and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Jacob Malachi Adams, 22, formerly of 330 McDowell Ave., pleaded guilty Tuesday to armed robbery in the Nov. 15, 2012, holdup of the Susquehanna Bank branch on Salem Avenue. Judge Daniel P. Dwyer sentenced Adams to 20 years with all but 10 years suspended, court records said.