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June 9, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Army announced this week it will purchase 24 All-Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS) vehicles from JLG in McConnellsburg, Pa., according to U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster's office. The Army announced it will include the purchase order in its base budget, the press release stated. The Army's request is the result of a joint effort by Shuster, R-Pa., and JLG to promote the quality industries in central Pennsylvania to the U.S. military, and it reiterates the successful work JLG has already performed for the armed forces, according to the release.
NEWS
November 10, 2004
Melvin Moore gets some air Tuesday as he rides his all-terrain vehicle over a mound of dirt at his U.S. 11 home in Falling Waters, W.Va.
NEWS
September 28, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating an all-terrain vehicle accident that sent a 27-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries. Police were called to Brookens Road in Greene Township, Pa., at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The man was flown by helicopter to York (Pa.) Hospital, police said.
NEWS
December 20, 2009
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. -- Battling heavy snow, rescue officials worked for at least three hours Saturday night to find a man and his son in the 22,000-acre Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area after the all-terrain vehicle on which they were riding overturned, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department. One of the men called 911 but did not know where he was in the preserve, according to a news release. The land is along the Berkeley and Morgan county line, Dispatchers were able to get an approximate location of the men using a Global Positioning System (GPS)
NEWS
July 25, 2008
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - A woman who fell off an all-terrain vehicle as it was being ridden in the Keyes Ferry Acres subdivision last Saturday has died, a Jefferson County Sheriff's Department spokesman said Thursday. Deborah Nelson, 40, of Harpers Ferry, died Wednesday at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia, where she had been treated following the accident, Cpl. Ben Williams said. Nelson was a passenger on the ATV as it was traveling through the Blue Ridge Mountain subdivision about 5 p.m., Williams said.
NEWS
February 15, 2007
Boy hospitalized after ATV accident CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A 14-year-old boy was taken to Winchester (Va.) Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon with a head injury after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding in flipped, police said. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. in the Uvilla Road area, said Lt. Tom Hansen of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Uvilla Road extends off W.Va. 230 south of Shepherdstown, W.Va. No other details were available. Hagerstown police respond to incidents The Hagerstown Police Department recently responded to the following incidents: Monday · 4:15 a.m. - theft of wallet, 100 block of East Baltimore Street.
BREAKINGNEWS
October 10, 2012
A man was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after he fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree stand off Townsend Road south of Boonsboro Wednesday afternoon, rescue officials said. Rescue crews were discussing using an all-terrain vehicle to reach the man but they did not know if they could use the vehicle due to rough terrain, according to a Washington County 911 supervisor. Rescue crews had to end up carrying the man out of the wooded area, the supervisor said.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | April 2, 2010
ANNAPOLIS -- Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr. has pulled his support for a bill before the House of Delegates that would require the registration and titling of all-terrain vehicles. House Bill 445 was heard before the House Environmental Matters Committee on Feb. 16 but no action has been taken. Myers, R-Washington/Allegany, initially was listed as a co-sponsor of the bill, but pulled his support in response to his constituency, he said. "Being from Western Maryland, I have to pay attention to my constituents.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | October 14, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Fred Blackmer isn't holding back any punches in the race for West Virginia's 58th House of Delegates seat. Blackmer, a home remodeling businessman who tried unsuccessfully two years ago to unseat the incumbent, Del. Dale Manuel, criticizes the state for failing to address issues such as regulation of all-terrain vehicles, state debt, reliance on gambling for state revenues and huge deficits in the Public Employees Insurance Agency.
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BREAKINGNEWS
October 10, 2012
A man was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after he fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree stand off Townsend Road south of Boonsboro Wednesday afternoon, rescue officials said. Rescue crews were discussing using an all-terrain vehicle to reach the man but they did not know if they could use the vehicle due to rough terrain, according to a Washington County 911 supervisor. Rescue crews had to end up carrying the man out of the wooded area, the supervisor said.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 7, 2011
A U.S. Marine from Waynesboro injured in Afghanistan was expected to arrive at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday evening for continued treatment of fractured vertebrae. Lance Cpl. Matthew Shank, 21, was wounded when an MRAP all-terrain vehicle hit a roadside bomb Saturday, according to his mother, Kim Shank of Quincy Township, Pa. All five of the vehicle's occupants were expected to survive, Kim Shank said. "We were fortunate enough to receive a phone call from Matthew himself.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | April 2, 2010
ANNAPOLIS -- Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr. has pulled his support for a bill before the House of Delegates that would require the registration and titling of all-terrain vehicles. House Bill 445 was heard before the House Environmental Matters Committee on Feb. 16 but no action has been taken. Myers, R-Washington/Allegany, initially was listed as a co-sponsor of the bill, but pulled his support in response to his constituency, he said. "Being from Western Maryland, I have to pay attention to my constituents.
NEWS
December 20, 2009
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. -- Battling heavy snow, rescue officials worked for at least three hours Saturday night to find a man and his son in the 22,000-acre Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area after the all-terrain vehicle on which they were riding overturned, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department. One of the men called 911 but did not know where he was in the preserve, according to a news release. The land is along the Berkeley and Morgan county line, Dispatchers were able to get an approximate location of the men using a Global Positioning System (GPS)
NEWS
September 28, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating an all-terrain vehicle accident that sent a 27-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries. Police were called to Brookens Road in Greene Township, Pa., at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The man was flown by helicopter to York (Pa.) Hospital, police said.
NEWS
July 25, 2008
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - A woman who fell off an all-terrain vehicle as it was being ridden in the Keyes Ferry Acres subdivision last Saturday has died, a Jefferson County Sheriff's Department spokesman said Thursday. Deborah Nelson, 40, of Harpers Ferry, died Wednesday at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia, where she had been treated following the accident, Cpl. Ben Williams said. Nelson was a passenger on the ATV as it was traveling through the Blue Ridge Mountain subdivision about 5 p.m., Williams said.
NEWS
By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | May 24, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Bob Coss remembers the treehouse he helped build in the mulberry tree in the woods behind a neighbor's house off Pangborn Boulevard. "It was pretty big. I think we had three rooms -- two levels right above each other and a third level kind of at a kilter -- made out of old pallets and deteriorating rubber mats we found at an old factory," recalled Coss, now 48. "It was fancy. " And, he said with a laugh, "it was pretty high up, much to my mother's displeasure.
NEWS
February 15, 2007
Boy hospitalized after ATV accident CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A 14-year-old boy was taken to Winchester (Va.) Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon with a head injury after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding in flipped, police said. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. in the Uvilla Road area, said Lt. Tom Hansen of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Uvilla Road extends off W.Va. 230 south of Shepherdstown, W.Va. No other details were available. Hagerstown police respond to incidents The Hagerstown Police Department recently responded to the following incidents: Monday · 4:15 a.m. - theft of wallet, 100 block of East Baltimore Street.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | November 18, 2006
Editor's note: This is the final story in a six-part series about some of the people who will compete in the JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon today in Washington County. WAYNESBORO, PA. - "Am I running with anyone?" Larry Herman asks, then pauses. "At the JFK 50, I'll probably be running with 40 people, but I don't know any of them yet. " In that regard, the JFK 50 Mile will be like most races for Herman, 40, who owns a chiropractic business in Waynesboro. At the same time, America's oldest ultramarathon affects his spirit in a way others haven't.
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