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NEWS
May 22, 2010
Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a one-day Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic for motorcyclists Saturday, June 19, and again Saturday, Sept. 4. The clinic will teach participants a variety of skills including: o How to reduce fear while turning o How to position your body for optimum cornering o How to lean your bike with more comfort o How to control the throttle for smooth acceleration o How to modulate the brakes for controlled deceleration o How to transition easily through "S" turns o How to adjust your suspension for a better ride o How to increase ground clearance to eliminate dragging parts The clinic will be held at HCC's truck driving range at the Volvo Powertrain complex near Maugansville.
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EDUCATION
December 22, 2010
Hagerstown Community College’s Continuing Education and Community Services Division is offering a free motorcycle safety registration and open house on Thursday, Jan. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., at HCC’s Valley Mall Center. Participants can learn more about HCC’s motorcycle safety training program by meeting HCC’s certified motorcycle safety instructors and learning about upcoming classes that will be available in the spring. Participants can also register for motorcycle training classes and visit with vendors from local motorcycle businesses such as Harley Davidson of Williamsport, Twigg Cycles, Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic, Motorcycle Excitement Track Days and Riding School, and Motorcycle Center of Maryland.
NEWS
BY GREGORY T. SIMMONS | April 27, 2005
HAGERSTOWN In a rare move, Mayor William M. Breichner read a public statement Tuesday calling on officials in charge of operations at the city-owned ice rink to take time to address concerns of parents who are upset over a recent dismissal of two ice skating coaches. "Reach out to ... the parents of figure skaters and other citizens so that they have a better understanding" of the decision, Breichner said Tuesday, shortly before the mayor and City Council's monthly voting session.
NEWS
by CONNER GILBERT / Staff Correspondent | May 15, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - No. 4-seed Williamsport needed only two runs to defeat No. 5-seed Fort Hill 2-0 on Monday, thanks to the stellar pitching of Jessica Bennett. Bennett tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out eight in the Maryland Class 1A West quarterfinal. She retired 13 in a row after allowing a leadoff single in the first inning. "She had an outstanding game," said Williamsport coach Tom Dzur. "She was in total control. " Fort Hill starter Cierra Miller matched Bennett pitch for pitch until Williamsport (14-5)
NEWS
October 13, 2012
Name: Donald F. Munson Date of birth: Dec. 21, 1937 Address: 117 W. Magnolia Ave., Hagerstown Education: (highest attained): Bachelor's degree, Johns Hopkins University Occupation: Retired Party Affiliation: Republican Political Experience: Delegate, Maryland House of Delegates for 16 years; Senator, Maryland Senate for 20 years. Q: A significant amount of public taxpayer money over a long period has been committed to help pay for the local share of debt service on the proposed multiuse sports and events center.
NEWS
by DAN KAUFFMAN | February 28, 2004
kauffman@herald-mail.com CLEAR SPRING - If only Brunswick girls basketball coach Bill Martin could package Leah McCallum's performance Friday into a box and open it back up against Catoctin on Monday. McCallum dominated Clear Spring in a Maryland Class 1A West first-round playoff game, scoring 20 points, grabbing 17 rebounds, forcing seven steals and blocking three shots as the Railroaders steamed past the Blazers 71-24 to set up a home date with Catoctin in the quarterfinals.
NEWS
February 27, 2001
State budget amendment fails By LAURA ERNDE laurae@herald-mail.com ANNAPOLIS - Maryland lawmakers have chosen not to give themselves more power over state spending. The Maryland Senate narrowly defeated a proposed Constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would have changed the 85-year-old process that gives the governor almost total control over the state budget. Legislators can only make cuts to the budget. Any additions must come from the governor.
NEWS
April 27, 2001
Avoiding wasted effort in state budget process Maybe it's just a growing unwillingness to spend their time on efforts that don't accomplish anything, but this year lawmakers from Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia have all expressed problems with the way their state budgets are put together. Looking across state lines may provide each of them with some ideas for their reform efforts. The most recent gripes surfaced in Pennsylvania, where the Pennsylvania House passed a $20.8 million budget this week, a budget featuring hundreds of changes from the document originally submitted by Gov. Tom Ridge.
NEWS
By STEVEN T. DENNIS | February 26, 1998
City, county agree to keep talking A meeting called to consider creating a joint water and sewer authority ended with Hagerstown and Washington County elected officials agreeing to sit down and talk some more. Four options for creating a joint authority were presented by city and county water and sewer staff were virtually ignored by the City Council and the County Commissioners at a meeting Wednesday. City Councilman Lewis C. Metzner said talking about a joint authority was like Congress arguing about a balanced budget amendment without balancing the budget.
NEWS
August 28, 1998
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Charleston Alley Cats did their part to keep some intrigue in the South Atlantic League Northern Division race. The Alley Cats roughed up Hagerstown starter Leo Estrella for an early six-run lead and held on for a 6-3 victory which keeps the Suns one game behind first-place Delmarva in the division's second-half race with three games remaining. The second-half title will come down to a final three-game series between the Suns and Shorebirds, which begins tonight at Municipal Stadium.
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