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NEWS
September 19, 1997
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - United Way organizations located in counties with large commuter populations will provide train riders easy access to their local campaigns by bringing campaigns to rail stations along the route. The United Ways of Berkeley and Morgan counties and Jefferson County will join the United Way of Frederick County and the United Way of Montgomery County for a day at the stations, Wednesday, Sept. 24 beginning with the 5:30 a.m. train that originates in Martinsburg, organization officials announced.
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NEWS
March 5, 2013
Kimberly Robinson, a Greencastle building contractor, former retirement home owner and restaurateur since August 2000, won approval Monday night to add on to her Highline Restaurant and Railway Lounge. The council voted to grant Robinson a waiver to add an $86,000 addition to the restaurant at 101 W. Washington St., described on the Internet as a “premium dining destination.” Robinson said after the meeting that she needed more room to expand the dining room and kitchen and to add a new lounge.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | March 13, 2008
Health department terminates Hancock lease HANCOCK - The Washington County Health Department plans to terminate its lease of space in the Hancock Town Hall and Community Center effective in August, Mayor Daniel A. Murphy announced Wednesday night at the Hancock Town Council's monthly meeting. The health department cited lack of participation in its programs in Hancock as the reason for the lease termination, Murphy said. The mayor has spoke with Rod MacRae of the health department about the continuing need for services in Hancock, Murphy said.
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | August 13, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Five projects from the Eastern Panhandle are still being considered for $200 million of state grant money, including requests to build a second Jefferson County high school, restore the Martinsburg Roundhouse complex and build a terminal at Eastern Regional Airport. After a four-hour meeting Monday night, the state Economic Development Grant Committee agreed to consider 66 proposals totaling $410 million out of 195 requests received.
NEWS
December 10, 2004
Idoni's 10-minute absence is noted MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Beleaguered Martinsburg City Councilman Frank Idoni attended the council's meeting Thursday night, where no reference was made to a petition signed by 175 people demanding that he be removed from office. Also, no mention was made of a unanimous vote taken by City Council members a month ago asking that Idoni resign. Mayor George Karos did halt the meeting at one point to ask that the record reflect Idoni had walked out of the council chambers.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | January 11, 2009
SHARPSBURG -- The Antietam train station along Sharpsburg Pike has had a varied - and sometimes threatened - existence over the years. It was closed in the 1950s and at one time, railroad crews started to tear it down, according to members of a model railroad club working to restore it. But the demolition crews did not have the correct permit for the work and the building was converted into apartments in the 1960s, members of the group said....
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | July 21, 2003
charlestown@herald-mail.com HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Rapid commercial development following new transportation systems is not a new scenario. In the Tri-State area these days, growth often sprouts along new highway and road systems. One hundred and sixty nine years ago, it was the railroad coming through Harpers Ferry that spurred the growth. At that time, the B&O Railroad and the C&O Canal were competing to bring their transportation systems through the natural gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Harpers Ferry, said David Fox, a park ranger with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
NEWS
October 10, 2002
Schedule of events Saturday, Oct. 12 9 a.m. - Parade begins at Berkeley Springs High School, continues north through town square to the old train station on Williams Street. 10:30 a.m. - Festival begins with apple butter making displays, exhibits, gallery show and sale at the Ice House and children's carnival. 11 a.m. - Turtle race at courthouse 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. - Dixieland jazz by The Professors at the bandstand 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. - Critton Hollow String Band performs at the bandstand 2:50 p.m. - Beard and Mustache Contest at the bandstand 5 p.m. - Festival closes Sunday, Oct. 13 Noon - Festival opens 12:15 p.m. - Morgan Community Concert Band 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - Egg toss.
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | June 8, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com An official with the Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum asked Sharpsburg officials for financial help Monday night because more than $31,000 is needed to finish the project. Delays and other circumstances beyond the group's control have caused the project's cost to be far more than original estimates, according to a letter the museum's vice president, Denise Troxell, presented to the mayor and Town Council at Monday night's meeting. "We're running out of cash.
NEWS
May 6, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A documentary that chronicles Martinsburg's history and the 1994 film "Lassie" will be shown Saturday evening at the historic Boydville estate as part of Martinsburg Heritage Day activities, the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Monday. The documentary "Road Trip to History" will be shown outdoors on a large screen at 8 p.m., followed by the family film featuring the famed fictional collie. Admission is free and includes a bag of popcorn.
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