October 29, 2012
A 38-year-old man was being treated for a partially amputated finger Monday night in Hagerstown's South End, according to Washington County Emergency Services. The man's finger was amputated to the first knuckle after it was slammed in a door, the 911 supervisor said. The man was expected to be taken to Meritus Medical Center, he said. The call to the 1000 block of Virginia Avenue came in shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday, the 911 supervisor said. - Julie E. Greene
January 27, 2013
The Country Western Dance Association holds line dance lessons on Tuesdays at St. Joseph Catholic Church on the corner of Virginia Avenue and Halfway Boulevard. The next session will be Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. The classes are open to the public. They run for 10 weeks and cost $5 for each class. For more information, send an email to email@example.com .
February 13, 2012
A suspect in a Feb. 7 armed robbery on Virginia Avenue was apprehended Friday in McKeesport, Pa., Martinsburg Police Department officials said Monday in a news release. In the release, city police thanked the community for its help in finding Jason Lee Johnson, 21, of no fixed address. Johnson was found in a house in McKeesport, a community southeast of Pittsburgh, and was being held in Allegheny County, Pa., awaiting court proceedings, the release said. Johnson was accused of pointing what appeared to be a firearm at a woman in the 400 block of Virginia Avenue and demanding her purse as she was unloading her children from her vehicle just after 11 p.m., police said.
August 10, 2012
Four charged in series of burglaries CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Four people have been charged in a series of burglaries in the borough, the Chambersburg Police Department said Friday. The four have been charged in connection with burglaries July 15 and 25 at Jennings Auto Body at 247 Grant St., and July 30 at Jim's Country Market at 225 Grant St., police said. Anthony Proctor, 23, no fixed address, is charged with three counts each of burglary, criminal conspiracy and theft in the break-ins, police said.
September 12, 2007
The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls on Tuesday, according to Lt. Mark Knight: · Reported at 8 a.m., a break-in at Ebenezer Christian School on Virginia Avenue in Halfway. Several small portable radios were taken. · Reported at 9 a.m., a bicycle was stolen from the 11000 block of Coventry Lane in Halfway. The estimated value of the bicycle was $100. · Reported at 9:30 a.m., a 1997 Dodge Avenger was damaged in the 100 block of Sundown Court, in a development behind the Four Points Sheraton.
September 2, 2011
The Jaycees 5K and Dog Jog will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Hagerstown City Park's West Pavilion, off Virginia Avenue. The 5K is a timed event for walkers and runners. The dog jog is for runners and walkers with their dogs, and it is not timed. Registration is $20; $25 after Saturday, Sept. 10; $10 for children 12 and younger, $15 after Sept. 10. To register go to www.jayceesofhagerstown.com . For more information, call 301-665-4005 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
December 16, 2007
Bowers Marine Sales Inc. on Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, enjoyed a special visit from Santa Claus on Saturday, Dec. 1. Santa sat with children and discussed gift ideas and ways to enjoy the holidays. Sitting on a new 2008 Pro Team 190 TX boat for these meetings with Santa enthused both children and adults. Santa planned to visit Bowers Marine again on Saturday. Complimentary refreshments were to be served and pictures with Santa were to be available. Among those participating in the Dec. 1 event were Bowers Marine store manager Jocelyne Melton, rigging associate Daniel Lightfoot, title administrator Shauna Price, sales associate Archie Findley, parts associate Kevin Mills and lead mechanic Nick Zdziera.
January 17, 2012
The following incidents were reported Monday by the Washington County Sheriff's Office: • At 2:41 a.m., a phone, medication and cash were stolen in the first block of Hopewell Road in Williamsport. • At 8:38 a.m., a burglary in the 1300 block of Dual Highway. • At 12:52 p.m., identity theft in the 11200 block of Youngstoun Drive. • At 12:59 p.m., copper was stolen from a residence in the 7100 block of Sharpsburg Pike. • At 1:32 p.m., a trailer was stolen in the 16500 block of Virginia Avenue.
October 6, 2011
Money stolen from 14000 block of Haven Road No one was injured when two men stole money from a home early Wednesday in the 1400 block of Haven Road in the North End of Hagerstown, Detective Sgt. Jim Hurd said. Hurd said a woman was upstairs getting ready for bed at about 1:30 a.m., when two men entered the home and stole less than $1,000. Police don't believe the victim knew the intruders, who likely thought no one was home because the occupant's vehicle wasn't parked in front of the house.
July 15, 2011
Thomas the Tank Engine Day Children may ride on Thomas the Tank Engine, plus Thomas-themed activities and giveaways. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Railroad Museum at City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call to confirm events and for information, 301-739-7393 or 301-739-8577, ext. 180. Arts at Old Market Day Daylong street festival of music, arts, crafts and food. Entertainment at Courthouse Plaza beginning at 9 a.m. today with Grandpoint Station performing from 9 to 9:45 a.m., Launies with Jamie O'Brien from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the Chris Dean Band from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Entertainment also on the Capitol Theatre stage from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Part of ChambersFest.