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Jeff Semler | extension educator | May 2, 2011
If we’re lucky today, the sun is shining and the mercury is flirting with the 70-degree mark. The ground has plenty of moisture and men and machinery alike are readying for field work. Most are probably in the field as you read this. Spring is a wonderful time of year for rebirth and renewal. Tiny seeds are being stuck in the ground right now that will yield the bounty of the summer and fall harvest. With the soaring cost of fuel and fertilizers, farmers will need to be even more frugal.
December 25, 2011
Jeffrey A. “Jeff” O'Toole, 31, of 14911 Baker Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.
By JENNIFER FITCH | November 18, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A local attorney is expected to address the Waynesboro Borough Council on Wednesday about the pending subdivision of the former Landis Tool Co. property on West Sixth Street. At issue is a potential lot that would be between the plant and adjacent land. "Unova is subdividing it, and there's a parcel in the center that Unova would like to go with one of the two parcels," attorney Tim Misner said. Unova, also known as Intermec Inc. of Everett, Wash., owns the property.
by VIVIAN SAFFECOOL | February 18, 2003
"Shameless Marketing for Brazen Hussies: 307 Awesome Money-Making Strategies for Savvy Entrepreneurs" by Marilyn Ross (Communication Creativity, August 2000) Marketing directors, entrepreneurs, anyone, male and female, wanting to increase business must have a copy of "Shameless Marketing for Brazen Hussies. " This is a book to keep at the ready when planning and carrying out your marketing strategies. It contains everything you need to know and more. Author Marilyn Ross covers the givens - image with logos and slogans, business cards, letterhead, newsletters, telephone use, catalog sales, etc. She also discusses maneuvering around radio and television advertising as well as securing an interview, holding special events, consumer education and all facets of advertising on the web. There are marketing ideas and steps to follow for companies with a sizable advertising budget along with countless ways to create free exposure.
March 8, 2002
A Hagerstown man was charged Thursday with stealing tools from vehicles in Washington County and selling them to people on the street. Richard Althea Mowery Jr., 44, of 13628 Pennsylvania Avenue, Room No. 24, was charged Thursday with theft over $500. He was being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $20,000 bond. Mowery was arrested Tuesday on drug charges, according to Hagerstown City Police Lt. Rick Johnson. City police, Maryland State Police and the Washington County Sheriff's Department pooled their resources to investigate the thefts, which started in February, he said.
August 24, 1997
By DON AINES Staff Writer MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A simulated hostage situation will be held Monday morning at Bedington Elementary School to hone the skills of a team formed to react to such a crisis. "Our goal is to be prepared," said James Holland, principal at Bedington Elementary and chairman of the Community Crisis Response Team. The scenario for the exercise is that an armed intruder, the older brother of a student, enters the school and takes hostages. Holland, who said the CCRT was formed two years ago, explained that participants in the drill will include fire and ambulance personnel from the Bedington Volunteer Fire Co., the SWAT team from the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department, school counselors and psychologists.
December 5, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Nine Penn State Mont Alto students who are taking an art course through the anonymity of the Internet had to face a bunch of elementary school kids Thursday and lecture on what they've learned about art on their computers. The Penn State students used Notre Dame Cathedral and its timeless artwork as the basis for their lesson to third-, fourth- and sixth-graders at St. Andrew School in Waynesboro. The college students used a large computer screen to portray images to the youngsters.
August 2, 2000
Tools stolen in Ranson By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town RANSON, W.Va. - Construction tools valued at more than $17,000 were stolen from a van and a truck Tuesday night, according to Ranson Police Capt. Mickey Ballenger. Ballenger said he believes the thefts were connected because tire tracks leaving the area of the two vehicles were identical. All of the equipment belonged to R.F. Kline Inc., a contracting company in Frederick, Md., Ballenger said.
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Several former employees of Landis Threading Systems, formerly Landis Machine Co., talked over old times Saturday at a new exhibit at the Waynesboro Industrial Museum. The exhibit, "Landis Machine Company: A Centennial Perspective," was mounted by the Waynesboro Area Industrial Heritage Trust at the museum on Philadelphia Avenue. Landis Machine Co. was founded in October 1903 and produced tools and machines. Over the years, its facilities expanded to include a new machine shop, a heat-treating shop, a tap plant and a research and development area.
By JAMES COATES | August 28, 2005
Q. Every day I receive one or two e-mails from some unknown address with a subject that is just meaningless words, and the body of the message is usually an ad for Viagra or other prescription meds or maybe a Rolex watch. I bounce and block each one I receive but they continue their daily barrage. Is there anything more that I can do short of changing my address? - Jan Olson, A. Two words: white list. That rather indelicate term commonly refers to the little known but hugely useful tools in most e-mail software and Web e-mail services that let one isolate desired messages in special and spam-free folders.
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