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.
March 29, 2013
Ebenezer AME Church, 40 W. Bethel St., will hold a Good Friday service Friday at 7 p.m. Fish sandwiches and light refreshments will be served. Neighborhood group to meet, plans event The Medal of Honor Group-Neighborhoods 1st Association will meet Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Gardens Community Center. The group will host an Honoring Our Veterans event Sunday, May 26, at 6 p.m., starting at the Triangle (North Jonathan and Church streets)
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.
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.
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 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.
March 10, 2013
International Association of Administrative Professionals The International Association of Administrative Professionals, or IAAP, recently announced that Donnell Householder of Cumberland, Md., earned certified administrative professional certification. The professional certification requires individuals to satisfy education and/or experience requirements and pass a comprehensive exam. Householder has been an administrative professional for 10 years and is an active member of the Hager Chapter of IAAP.
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.
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.