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November 18, 2012
The Continuing Education and Business Services Division at Hagerstown Community College has partnered with Mainstreet Waynesboro (Pa.) Inc.'s Economic Development Committee to offer business seminars in the Waynesboro area. Mainstreet Waynesboro is designated by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center to oversee Waynesboro's Main Street program. Main Street, a nationwide movement of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a comprehensive, community-based approach to revitalizing downtowns and central business districts.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 11, 2013
Steven E. Pappas took a tour of Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Tuesday, just minutes after he was hired as the building's new principal. The school board approved hiring Pappas, of York, Pa., at an annual salary of $87,500. He replaces Chris Dennis, who will return to a teaching position. Pappas told the board he and his wife, Davia, hope to build a home in the Waynesboro area. “We're excited. ... It's very positive,” he said. Pappas has been an assistant principal in the West Shore School District since 2008.
NEWS
July 25, 2011
Police believe a wanted man who eluded authorities Thursday could still be in the Waynesboro area. A man believed to be Asmar King, 33, was walking in the 200 block of West Second Street on Thursday afternoon when a Waynesboro police officer saw him, police said. Waynesboro Police Sgt. Mike Bock said King is described as “armed and dangerous” in warrant information. King is wanted in Washington County on several charges, including arson and malicious burning. Authorities used a Maryland State Police helicopter in their 2 1/2-hour search for King.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 26, 2013
The new faces at Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Monday were not just the freshmen. The school, which started classes Monday for the 2013-14 school year, has 11 new teachers, as well as a new principal and assistant principal. “Things seem to be going well,” Principal Steve Pappas said at lunchtime. Pappas, who is moving from York, Pa., said he appreciated hearing feedback from staff members who have been with the school district longer. He said that feedback about the start of school was positive, with the guidance office reporting fewer-than-average scheduling glitches.
NEWS
November 25, 2012
The Continuing Education and Business Services Division at Hagerstown Community College has partnered with Mainstreet Waynesboro (Pa.) Inc.'s Economic Development Committee to offer business seminars in the Waynesboro area. Mainstreet Waynesboro is designated by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center to oversee Waynesboro's Main Street program. Main Street, a nationwide movement of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a comprehensive, community-based approach to revitalizing downtowns and central business districts.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | November 28, 2012
Waynesboro-area government officials are continuing to gather information about possibly adopting a tax abatement program designed to spur economic growth. Representatives of the Borough of Waynesboro, Washington Township and Waynesboro Area School District plan to meet next Tuesday evening to further discuss bringing a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Abatement, or LERTA, program to the community. Their efforts mirror those from nearby Greencastle, Pa., where new LERTA zones were recently put in place.
NEWS
June 18, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Washington and Quincy townships and the Borough of Waynesboro are scheduled for mosquito sprayings Wednesday evening, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. A truck will spray Biomist 3 + 15 to control populations of adult mosquitoes, which can carry the West Nile Virus, the news release stated. State officials announced Friday that in Luzerne County, Pa., they found the first mosquitoes to test positive for the virus.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | August 6, 2008
Select items considered "priority actions" for the greater Waynesboro area · Secure land and buildings for industrial development. · Remediate and redevelop abandoned or underutilized industrial facilities, especially in the southern part of the borough. · Work with Franklin County, Pa., government to have satellite county facilities in downtown Waynesboro. · Study the potential for a southern traffic relief route. · Acquire the Pennsylvania National Guard armory on Pa. 316 for municipal use. · Initiate an Elm Street program to address needs of areas off Main Street.
NEWS
June 14, 2013
Members of the Waynesboro College Club gathered around a large birthday cake to commemorate eight decades of raising scholarship funds at the club's annual banquet at the Waynesboro Country Club on May 21. The club awarded $8,000 in scholarships that evening to outstanding Waynesboro Area Senior High School students who will attend college in the fall.  
NEWS
April 17, 2013
The Waynesboro Shade Tree Commission will host a tree-trimming workshop Saturday at 10 a.m. at 137 S. Phillips Ave. It is a hands-on demonstration open to anyone in the Waynesboro area. A Cumberland Valley Tree Service representative will teach attendees how to care for and trim trees until noon. An Arbor Day proclamation will be read by Waynesboro Mayor Richard Starliper at today's Waynesboro Borough Council meeting. The local library will have a display featuring the proclamation.
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NEWS
September 1, 2013
Additional input is being gathered for a time capsule expected to be encased when a Sept. 11, 2001, memorial is dedicated in Washington Township, Pa. The memorial at Red Run Park will be dedicated the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 11. The time capsule will be embedded in the memorial's floor after the dedication so that media coverage of the ceremony can be included. A website, www.tribute911.org , is set up to collect stories about how Waynesboro-area residents were affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept.
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NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 31, 2013
It's always about food, friends and fun at the Quincy Ox Roast, and Saturday was no exception. As soon as the kitchen opened at 4 p.m. at the Ox Roast Association grounds off Pa. 997 north of Waynesboro, Pa., crowds rushed to the screened windows for scrumptious roast beef and gravy sandwiches, ox burgers and french fries browned to perfection. While Lisa Price's roast beef dinner still was piping hot, she headed to the condiment table and seasoned it to perfection. Her $5.75 hot beef dinner was topped with gravy and french fries.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 27, 2013
The Waynesboro Area School District will purchase land adjacent to Fairview Elementary School under an agreement approved Tuesday by the school board. The Waynesboro Area School Board voted 8-0 to sign a contract for land that has not been and will not be appraised. The agreement stipulates the school district will pay $9,000 for the property on Fairview Avenue. The sale price was determined by the seller, according to school board Vice President Ed Wilson. Wilson said the vacant, residential land is about 40 to 50 feet wide on the elementary school's south side.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 26, 2013
The new faces at Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Monday were not just the freshmen. The school, which started classes Monday for the 2013-14 school year, has 11 new teachers, as well as a new principal and assistant principal. “Things seem to be going well,” Principal Steve Pappas said at lunchtime. Pappas, who is moving from York, Pa., said he appreciated hearing feedback from staff members who have been with the school district longer. He said that feedback about the start of school was positive, with the guidance office reporting fewer-than-average scheduling glitches.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 18, 2013
The Waynesboro Area School Board will be refinancing debt, but it expects the savings realized from the effort will be less than in the past. The district will refinance $8.6 million in principal in the coming months. The debt represents one of four bond issues done to obtain money for the $46 million expansion and renovation of Waynesboro Area Senior High School. The school board already refinanced the other three bond issues, experiencing significant savings due to lower interest rates in recent years.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 13, 2013
The Waynesboro Area School Board on Tuesday committed to offering tax savings to a potential new business at Wharf Road Industrial Park. Tax abatement will be offered through a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Abatement (LERTA) program. A manufacturer that could employ 50 to 60 people is looking to open a factory on Lot 8 in the industrial park in Zullinger, Pa., Washington Township (Pa.) Manager Mike Christopher told the school board. He did not identify the business during the meeting.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 1, 2013
The Waynesboro Stallions youth football team is coming home. After a few years of playing north of town in Quincy Township, Pa., 125 football players and nearly 100 cheerleaders ages 5 to 14 will soon be on their own field in the Borough of Waynesboro. “It'll be amazing to play on a field of our own,” said Greg Wade, president of the nonprofit organization. When a construction project at Waynesboro Area Senior High School started in 2007, the Stallions lost use of the field they were using.
NEWS
June 14, 2013
Members of the Waynesboro College Club gathered around a large birthday cake to commemorate eight decades of raising scholarship funds at the club's annual banquet at the Waynesboro Country Club on May 21. The club awarded $8,000 in scholarships that evening to outstanding Waynesboro Area Senior High School students who will attend college in the fall.  
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 11, 2013
Steven E. Pappas took a tour of Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Tuesday, just minutes after he was hired as the building's new principal. The school board approved hiring Pappas, of York, Pa., at an annual salary of $87,500. He replaces Chris Dennis, who will return to a teaching position. Pappas told the board he and his wife, Davia, hope to build a home in the Waynesboro area. “We're excited. ... It's very positive,” he said. Pappas has been an assistant principal in the West Shore School District since 2008.
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