April 18, 2013
“Throwing a no-hitter against Greencastle is something every pitcher from Waynesboro probably dreams of.” Waynesboro's Dylan Bryan spoke from experience as he stood against the fence, still drenched from the Gatorade bath that his teammates had given him following his no-hit, 10-strikeout performance in the Indians' 6-0 win over Greencastle on Thursday. “Feels good,” Bryan said as the beads of liquid dropped from his hat and onto the field. “I was pitching on varsity since I was a freshman and it was the first no-hitter I've ever thrown.” For Bryan, it will be a moment to cherish in his high school career, but for the Blue Devils, it was a somber end to an agonizing week.
October 2, 2012
Luke Bitner admits shooting falls very low on his job description. But it doesn't mean the Greencastle-Antrim defender doesn't know what to do with an opportunity when he gets it - especially when it falls on the end of his foot. Bitner popped in a deflection while standing at the goalmouth in the 12th minute for the only goal of the match on Tuesday in the Blue Devils' 1-0 Mid-Penn Colonial victory over rival Waynesboro. “I got it handed to me,” Bitner said. “I play center back.
December 8, 2012
Firefighters responded to a house fire early Saturday in the 200 block of Fairview Avenue in Waynesboro, a Franklin County Emergency Services dispatcher said. The dispatcher said the fire was reported at about midnight. The Waynesboro Fire Department said Saturday afternoon that further details were unavailable.
January 10, 2013
Martin's Food Markets corporate officials are developing plans to replace the Waynesboro store with a new facility in 2014. Chris Brand, spokesman for Giant/Martin's, said Thursday he could not confirm the new grocery store's location, but said the project is in the works. “Our plans are to build a replacement store for the Waynesboro store,” he said. “We're looking preliminarily at an opening in 2014.” Brand said he could not address the specific reasons for moving the store, but he did say the corporation takes seriously the customer feedback it receives via Facebook, email and letters.
August 29, 2012
The Waynesboro Borough Council received comments Wednesday about its proposed rental-inspection program, which has detractors concerned about perceived costs. The program, which has been discussed for four years, calls for routine inspections of the municipality's more than 2,000 rental units. It is designed to allow for a systematic way of getting into properties to ensure they have plumbing, electrical, heating and other systems that meet International Property Maintenance Code standards.
December 4, 2012
Waynesboro police are investigating several reports of shots fired Monday night. At approximately 8 p.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired into an occupied home on West Second Street, police said. Shortly after going to that home, police received additional calls about shots fired in the area of West North Street. Police said a vehicle parked in the area had been struck by several bullets. There were no reported injuries, police said.
February 4, 2013
Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire Monday night just off Buchanan Trail East (Pa. 16), a few miles east of Waynesboro, according to a Franklin County Emergency Services dispatcher. The call for the fire at 12066 North Ave., near Red Run Park in Rouzerville, went out at 8:09 p.m., the dispatcher said. Units are currently on the scene, with Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue Squad serving as the lead agency, the dispatcher said. Further details were not available. - C.J. Lovelace
June 8, 2012
Site work is under way for Otterbein Church's new 800-seat church on Welty Road in Waynesboro. The church, which currently meets on South Potomac Street, owns about 52 acres at the Welty Road location. The site also will include a community recreation park with space for football, softball and baseball fields, a paintball/airsoft area, a walking trail, a pavilion, restrooms, a play area for children and volleyball courts, according to the church's website.
April 10, 2011
A total of 353 tickets were sold to the “Waynesboro’s Got Talent” talent show and about $1,500 was raised Saturday for the nonprofit Communities That Care, according to organizer K. Marilyn Smith. Twenty acts performed at the event, which featured Jeb Keller of Waynesboro as the master of ceremonies, and judges Caroline Dean, Gerald Kowallis and Jennifer Vanderau. Results: Elementary school First place — Maggie Dennis Second place — Leah Morgan Third place — Andy Barkdoll Middle school First place — Erica Orndorff Second place — Courtney Sprading Third place — Trista Taylor High school First place — James Barciz Second place — Ben Dennis Third place — Taylor Davis
May 29, 2012
A Waynesboro man faces several criminal charges after an incident that apparently started at Break-Away Sports Lounge and ended when he ran his vehicle off the road early Sunday. Andrew Costlow, of 425 Seventh St., was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment, aggravated assault, fleeing and eluding police, and driving under the influence, Waynesboro police said in a news release. Costlow was “picking fights at the bar” on South Potomac Street, police said. He left in a vehicle, re-entered the parking lot and crashed, and left again, police said.