June 14, 2012
Interstate 81, both north and south directions, will be shut down at exit 23 (Marlowe) in Berkeley County between 8 and 9 p.m. Thursday, due to emergency repairs of a cable that is crossing both north- and southbound lanes. This is done in conjunction with the W.Va. Department of Highways with the help of W.Va. State Police, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department and Berkeley County Deputy Reserves. Expect delays and use alternate routes. Also, U.S. 11 at exit 23 will be closed due to bridge construction.
June 1, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns' scheduled 7:05 p.m. game Friday against the Delmarva Shorebirds is being postponed due to the forecast of rain and possible strong thunderstorms tonight, the team's owner said. A double-header is scheduled at 6:05 p.m. Saturday. The team, which is dedicating their 2012 campaign to 18-year-old Mitchell Akers, who died April 11 after an accident while working at Municipal Stadium, will recognize the late Smithsburg High School senior on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. instead, Suns majority owner Bruce Quinn said.
May 4, 2012
Washington Nationals pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, will make a rehabilitation start for the Hagerstown Suns tonight, the Suns announced in a news release. The Suns will play Rome Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Municipal Stadium. Wang, a native of Taiwan, has yet to pitch for the Nationals this season after going 4-3 with a 4.04 earned-run average for Washington in 2011. The righthander pitched four innings for the Potomac Nationals on April 28 in his only rehab start thus far this season.
October 21, 2011
Volunteers from Franklin County, Pa., took part in a home renovation project featured on tonight's episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” airing from from 8 to 10 p.m. on ABC, Mark Buchanan of Buchanan Painting of Upper Strasburg, Pa., his brother Joel Buchanan of Greencastle, Pa., and Kevin Statler of Statler Painting, Greencastle, rolled up their sleeves to help paint a house for the Keefer family of Etters, Pa., whose 23-year-old son...
August 27, 2011
Two paving projects slated to begin tonight and Monday night will cause delays on Eagle School Road and East Moler Avenue in the Martinsburg area, the West Virginia Division of Highways announced this week. The removal of existing pavement from than a half mile of Eagle School Road, beginning at the intersection of U.S. 11, is scheduled to begin today at 8 p.m. and continue until Monday at 6 a.m., according to DOH officials. The removal of existing pavement might resume again Monday night, if necessary.
July 22, 2011
Due to a heat advisory in effect today, this week's Wind Down Friday concert will be held indoors at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., according to an email from Marci Howes of The Pedestal Design Group. The concert, featuring the music of River Knot, will be held from 5:30 until 8 p.m. today, Potomac Street will not be blocked off this evening and the theater courtyard will be open, Howes said. Admission to Wind Down Friday concerts is a $5 donation for adults and $2 for children ages 12 and under.
June 29, 2011
Mosquito spraying has been scheduled for this evening in Hamilton and Greene townships, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Truck-mounted spraying will be conducted Thursday if weather is poor today. Crews will spray Biomist 3+15 to try to reduce the spread of West Nile virus.
May 11, 2011
The next meeting of the South High Alumni Association will be today at 7 p.m. in the South High media center. On the agenda are 2011 scholarship recipients, golf tournament (June 23) and the Mega Reunion (June 25). The association's website is www.shhsrebelalumni.org/ . The organization is open to all South High alumni. For more information, call association President Sherry Itnyre at 240-675-3388 or send an email to email@example.com. Yard sale planned at Williamsport church St. Andrew Presbyterian Church at 10813 Donelson Drive in Williamsport will host its annual yard sale Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The men of the church will host the yard sale, and the women of the church will serve pulled pork sandwiches, steamers, hot dogs, soups, cakes, pies, candy and drinks.
May 5, 2011
Teachers and support staff could be the latest victims of the educational budget crunch. With time running out until a 2011-12 budget is passed and the Greencastle-Antrim School District faced with a $2.3 million budget deficit, teaching and support staff positions could face the chopping block. Superintendent C. Gregory Hoover said the school board asked him to prepare a list of possible budget cuts. Those lists included four teachers and 30 support staff from across the district, he said.
March 17, 2011
It’s not enough that Dave Foltz works a full-time job, coaches some basketball and finds some time to say hello to the wife and kids. Over the past few weeks, he’s found enough spare moments to put together the rosters for the sixth annual Buffalo Wild Wings Roundball Classic. Tonight, senior players from Washington County public and private schools will meet at North Hagerstown High School. The girls game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the Subway 3-Point Shootout.