April 15, 2012
Susquehanna Bank Michael E. Hough was recently named chief executive officer in the Maryland Division of Susquehanna Bank. Hough will oversee all banking operations in Maryland, West Virginia, and Bedford, Fulton and Franklin counties in Pennsylvania. Additionally, he is responsible for all large commercial real estate transactions throughout Susquehanna's four-state market territory. Hough has offices in Hagerstown and Baltimore. Hough was previously president of the Maryland Division, and he has more than 22 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry.
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.
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.
March 7, 2013
Mr. Tracey Lynn Potter, 48, of Greencastle, Pa., died suddenly Tuesday evening, March 5, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa He was the husband of Mrs. Kimberly Ann Goetz Potter, his wife of 22 years. Born Oct. 15, 1964, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Mrs. Mary Ann McCleaf Potter of Hagerstown and the late Mr. Arnold Dale Potter, who died in 2010. He was a 1982 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School. Mr. Potter was the owner and president of Hagerstown Aircraft Services Inc., which he acquired in 1997.
July 24, 2011
Each year, students and parents are faced with many options when it comes to deciding how to pay for college: financial aid, applying for scholarships, student loans or a combination. For those who have determined that a student loan is necessary as part of their college-financing package, Susquehanna Bank offers some tips: Apply early - June is a month that sees a high volume of student loan applications. Lower rates - Look for loan programs that allow you to get a lower rate by applying with a credit-worthy co-signer and/or establishing automatic debit to make payments.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.