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by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 29, 2006
Water overflowed the Antietam Creek, affecting residents and drivers in the Funkstown area.
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NEWS
July 29, 1998
photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer enlarge By BRENDAN KIRBY / Staff Writer A Hagerstown teenager drowned in a quarry just outside Hagerstown Tuesday afternoon after he jumped off a cliff 75 feet above the water, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Robert James Wells, 16, of 13545 Halifax Drive, went with four friends to swim in the quarry, which is off Hump Road on property owned by the Hagerstown Block Co. --cont from front page -- The boys began swimming at about 5:30 p.m. but were ordered out of the quarry by a company employee, deputies said.
NEWS
February 20, 1997
Dry Skin Low humidity, mild temperatures have made this a bad winter By TERI JOHNSON Staff Writer Don't be fooled by the calm face of winter. The season has a rough side, giving new meaning to the phrase "crack a smile. " This has been a bad winter for people with dry skin, says dermatologist Dr. James A. Schiro. Temperatures haven't been as low as in past years, and the humidity has been lower, he says. "People aren't taking the usual precautions," Schiro says.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | July 15, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - A Martinsburg, W.Va., man who drowned in a lake at Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area Saturday ate shortly before going into the lake to swim, said a Berkeley County Sheriff's Department official. It is possible that may have contributed to the death of Samuel Mykie Meyers, Cpl. Ron Gardner said Sunday. Meyers and some friends went to the lake for a picnic when he decided to jump from a metal dock and swim to a small peninsula, Gardner said.
NEWS
April 24, 2009
City of Hagerstown water customers in the area of Medical Campus Drive may experience discolored water because of a fire flow test that is scheduled to be performed Thursday, April 30, about 9 a.m. at the new hospital site, according to a city press release. Customers are cautioned to check water conditions, particularly before using automatic washing machines, according to the release.
NEWS
September 17, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin Wednesday and continue through Friday, Sept. 28, in the area north of Northern Avenue, east of Western Maryland Railroad and west of Marsh Pike including Cortland Manor, Foxleigh Meadows and Northbrooke Estates. Water customers in these areas are cautioned to continually check their water supply for discolored water that may occur because of this work, particularly when using automatic washing machines.  
NEWS
October 30, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown which began on Friday, Oct. 12. will continue through Monday, Nov. 5, in the following area: All of Maugansville including Marshall Street and Collegiate Acres, to the Hagerstown corporate limits and Maugans Avenue to Woodlands.   Water customers in these areas are cautioned to frequently check their water supply for discolored water that may occur because of this work, particularly when using automatic washing machines....
NEWS
November 13, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown, which began Tuesday, Nov. 6, will continue through Monday, Nov. 19, in the area along Pennsylvania Avenue north of Orchard Hill, Northridge subdivision, the Hagerstown Airport and Industry Drive. The city asks water customers in those areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, to frequently check their water supply for discolored water which may occur because of this work.
NEWS
October 11, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin Friday and continue through Oct. 19 in Maugansville, including Marshall Street and Collegiate Acres to the Hagerstown corporate limits and Maugans Avenue to Woodlands.   Water customers in these areas are cautioned to continually check their water supply for discolored water that may occur, particularly when using automatic washing machines.
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