May 19, 2009
Washington County Sheriff's Department investigators were searching Tuesday for a man who robbed the Susquehanna Bank at 13418 Marsh Pike earlier in the day. The robber asked a bank teller for money but did not display a weapon or threaten violence, according to Investigator Dave Sanders, who said the man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Four employees were inside the bank during the robbery, which was reported at 11:39 a.m., but there were no customers inside.
May 6, 2011
APRIL 11, 1956-MAY 5, 2011 Michael L. Wolfe, 55, of Stottlemyer Road, Wolfsville, Md., passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Born April 11, 1956, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Elvin T. "Bunch" Wolfe of Wolfsville and the late Irma M. (Warrenfeltz) Wolfe. He was a graduate of Middletown High School Class of 1974. He was employed by Ellsworth Electric Co. for over 20 years. He attended Garfield United Methodist Church and was a member of South Mountain Rod & Gun Club and various snowmobile clubs.
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.
July 5, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 YOUTH BASEBALL Brandon Stotler had the game-winning RBI as Centra Bank defeated Susquehanna Bank 5-4 in eight innings to win the Hagerstown PONY League best-of-3 championship series, 2-1. Riley Lazich had three hits for Centra, while Josh Miller and Conner Litton combined for 10 strikeouts in the victory. Airin Martin had a home run and two RBIs for Susquehanna. Susquehanna had tied the series at 1-1 with an 8-3 victory. Martin had 11 strikeouts in a complete-game pitching effort, and Stephen Ashbury had a home run and three RBIs.
August 10, 2011
Selling lemonade, friendship bracelets and water, youngsters from Jami Morris' family child care home were out on Rutledge Court near Hagerstown Wednesday afternoon, raising money for a cancer patient they don't know. "It's really awesome to make an impact on other people's lives," said 9-year old Hagerstown resident Hannah Neal, daughter of Debbie and Paul Neal. The children have been raising money for 2-year old Alli Pinieski of Hagerstown, who has been diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma.
September 1, 2011
A Virginia man who police allege robbed the Susquehanna Bank on Frederick Street in Hagerstown Thursday morning was caught after a brief car chase that leveled fences and ended in a field behind Bester Elementary School. Carl Whited, 44, of 168 Rocky Road in Luray, Va., was charged with robbery, armed robbery, assault, reckless endangerment, theft, damage to property, possession of stolen property and failure of vehicle driver to stop after unattended property damage accident, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release.
November 16, 2012
Two men were arrested Friday morning and charged in connection to Thursday's armed robbery of Susquehanna Bank on Salem Avenue, according to Lt. Tom Langston of the Hagerstown Police Department. Jacob Malachi Adams, 22, of 330 McDowell Ave., Hagerstown, and Jared Jones Reeder, 25, of 3923 Duvall Ave., Baltimore, were taken into custody after a vehicle stop on East Avenue around 7:30 a.m., Langston said in a news release. Both men face charges of armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, theft of over $10,000, plus various handgun and related charges, Langston said.
September 27, 2012
The Corner Pub, a downtown gathering place for more than a quarter of a century is scheduled for a foreclosure auction in October, although co-owner Darryl Sword said an infusion of private funding could forestall a sale. Sword said a series of problems - having money embezzled, the bad economy and the closing of nearby Washington County Hospital - led to “a tight situation” for the business that opened on South Mulberry Street 26 years ago. The possibility of a sale, however, appears to have been averted, Sword said Thursday.
May 6, 2012
Sunday, May 6, 2012 COLLEGE SOFTBALL BALTIMORE - Hagerstown Community College's season came to an end Sunday with a pair of losses in the NJCAA Region XX Final Four tournament. The Hawks lost to Catonsville 10-5 in the winners' bracket final, then were bounced from the tournament in an 8-0 loss to Chesapeake in which they had no hits. Chesapeake's Amber Labille struck out three in the no-hitter. “The score's not really representative of the game or our at-bats,” said HCC coach Amy Sterner.
December 23, 2012
Susquehanna Bank Susquehanna Bank announces the following new employees: Darren T. Basore joined the company as vice president, commercial relationship manager in the Central Maryland Region, centered in Hagerstown. He will be responsible for developing new, and maintaining existing, commercial relationships. Basore will be based at Susquehanna's office at the Dual Highway corporate office in Hagerstown. Basore previously worked as a commercial portfolio loan officer with TD Bank and has 24 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry.