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May 10, 2013
Police are searching for a man who made off with an undisclosed amount of money in a robbery Friday afternoon at a Susquehanna Bank on Frederick Street in Hagerstown, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department. The robbery at 940 Frederick St. occurred at 3:58 p.m., the release stated. According to police, upon entering the bank, the man handed a teller a note that demanded money. The man then fled the scene.  The suspect is being described as a white male approximately 6-foot to 6-foot 2-inches in height, with a thin build, the release stated.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
July 26, 2013
The Inwood, W.Va., branch of Susquehanna Bank was robbed Friday morning. Deputies responded to the bank at 5091 Gerrardstown Road at about 10:30 a.m., the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office said. A man approached a teller in the bank and demanded money. The teller complied, and the robber took an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank, the sheriff's office said. Witnesses told deputies that the robber fled west toward Interstate 81 in a white four-door sedan with Kentucky registration.
BUSINESS
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.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | November 15, 2012
Two males covered “head to toe” with clothing robbed the Susquehanna Bank on Salem Avenue Thursday morning in the third robbery in the city in about a 17-hour period, a city official said. One of the males held two handguns while the other male, also armed with a handgun, jumped over a counter and grabbed money from drawers, said Lt. Tom Langston of the Hagerstown Police Department. Three schools - Salem Avenue Elementary, Winter Street Elementary and Western Heights Middle School - were on modified lockdown after the band robbery occurred, said Washington County Public Schools spokesman Richard Wright.
BUSINESS
April 1, 2012
Representatives from Susquehanna Bank presented a $25,000 donation to members of the Greencastle-Antrim Maximizing Arts and Athletics X-cellence, or G-A MAAX, committee during halftime at a recent Greencastle-Antrim High School basketball game. The G-A MAAX five-year plan includes three phases aimed at maximizing arts and athletic opportunities while strengthening community pride. Funds will be used to upgrade facilities, fulfill a “wish list” of items that enhance arts and athletic opportunities for the Greencastle-Antrim School District and community, and create an endowment for upkeep and continued support of arts and athletics initiatives.
NEWS
June 23, 2008
Susquehanna Bank has extended the deadline for applications for the Strikeout for Straight A's Scholarship Fund to July 31. The extension was made to give more Washington County college-bound students the chance to win one of six $1,000 college scholarships. To apply, students may visit www.susquehanna.net and click on the Strikeout For Straight A's logo. Applications are due at Susquehanna Bank by July 31. Winning students will be invited to a Hagerstown Suns home game and will join Susquehanna Bank officials on the field to receive their Strikeout for Straight A's Scholarship award check.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 13, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Susquehanna Bank is preparing to scale back its downtown Hagerstown branch and move to a new headquarters building. The bank has a full-service branch and its local headquarters at 59 W. Washington St. Starting Jan. 4, the branch only will be open as an outside teller window, where common transactions can be done. Susquehanna spokesman Steve Trapnell said the volume of customer traffic at that branch has dropped. Also, there are other branches within a few miles.
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NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | August 5, 2013
A Hagerstown man whose surveillance camera photos led to his arrest in two bank robberies this spring pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. Deputy State's Attorney Joseph Michael said the state was seeking a 12-year state prison sentence for 50-year-old Jeffrey Irvin Sheffler for the April 22 holdup at the Susquehanna Bank on Frederick Street and the May 7 robbery of PNC Bank on Dual Highway. “He obtained the money to pay off his drug debts,” Michael told Circuit Judge Daniel P. Dwyer.
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NEWS
July 26, 2013
The Inwood, W.Va., branch of Susquehanna Bank was robbed Friday morning. Deputies responded to the bank at 5091 Gerrardstown Road at about 10:30 a.m., the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office said. A man approached a teller in the bank and demanded money. The teller complied, and the robber took an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank, the sheriff's office said. Witnesses told deputies that the robber fled west toward Interstate 81 in a white four-door sedan with Kentucky registration.
SPORTS
July 8, 2013
Monday, July 8, 2013 YOUTH SOFTBALL Sharpsburg 6, Chesapeake City 2 CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. - Karly Payne pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead Sharpsburg past Chesapeake City in the winners' bracket final at the Maryland 11-12 state tournament Monday. Payne helped her own cause with a double and a triple and Jossie Minnick had a hit and an RBI for Sharpsburg, which finished with eight hits. Sharpsburg will play for the championship on Wednesday at 7. YOUTH BASEBALL Hagerstown PONY League Eagles 6, Susquehanna Bank 5 Eagles: Harrison Barger HR; Gage Kyler 3 RBIs.
SPORTS
June 30, 2013
Sunday, Jnue 30, 2013   YOUTH BASEBALL HANCOCK - Hancock used four walks and a hit batter to score five runs in the seventh inning for a come-from-behind 8-4 victory over Maugansville on Sunday in a Maryland District 1 Junior League losers' bracket game. Maugansville trailed 3-2 but scored twice in the sixth to take the lead. Dakota Reed had two hits to lead Hancock. Maugansville, which was eliminated from the tournament, was led by Ben Quirple and Brady Munson with two hits each.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | 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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
OBITUARIES
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.
BUSINESS
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.
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