April 15, 1997
Washington County schools Superintendent Wayne F. Gersen has lost his second bid in as many weeks for a superintendent's job with a Pennsylvania school system. Cumberland Valley School District officials said Monday night the district's assistant superintendent, Anthony Colistra, had been named to the top job. Gersen had been a candidate for the post, according to Betty Heckert, executive secretary to the superintendent. Located in Mechanicsburg, Pa., about 12 miles from Harrisburg, the 12-school system has about 7,400 students, Heckert said.
March 10, 2001
Trojans take long fall from top spot By DAN KAUFFMAN email@example.com West Chester East 56 Chambersburg 45 WEST CHESTER EAST (56) Clark 11, Johnson 17, Anderson 15, Turbi 8, Ryan 2, Long 3. Totals 20 15-21 56. CHAMBERSBURG (45) Holmes 9, Riddle 11, Wingerd 9, Shank 4, Zoeller 8, Rice 1, Spoonhour 3. Totals 15 10-17 45. W.C. East761627-56 C'burg105822-45 Three-point goals - WCE 1 (Clark), Chambersburg 4 (Holmes 2, Wingerd, Zoeller)
February 22, 2012
Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex recently hosted the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Women's Division 1 and Division 2 hockey playoffs. It was the third year in a row the championship tournament was hosted by the ice rink. The women's hockey playoff teams included the University of Delaware; Slippery Rock University; the University of Virginia; the U.S. Naval Academy; Columbia University; Rutgers University; California University of Penn; West Chester University; American University; Liberty University; the University of Pennsylvania; and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
September 12, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Plans for 159 town houses on Pa. 16 were tabled by the Washington Township (Pa.) Planning Commission on Monday, five months after they were first submitted. The Glen Oaks development from Summit Partners LLC of West Chester, Pa., will go before the planning commission next month for final approval before being passed to the township supervisors. A representative of the developer said problems have formed with installing a public sewer line on adjacent property owned by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.
March 25, 2002
Guy Altieri attached a six-page essay to the three-page resume he sent to the presidential search committee at Hagerstown Community College. "In 29 years of community college work," he wrote near the start, "I have reported to six very different presidents and worked with many others in doing accreditation and other cross-institutional work. Through these experiences I have learned that to be the 'ideal' president one needs the wisdom of Solomon, the patience of Job, the political astuteness of Machiavelli and the strength of Hercules, but possibly most important, the persistence and tolerance of a SAINT.
June 1, 2009
PREP SOFTBALL Greencastle-Antrim 3, West Chester East 0 SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Autumn Appley and Rachel Kline combined to pitch a shutout and Greencastle-Antrim scored all three of its runs in the first inning as the Blue Devils beat West Chester East (18-6) in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA state tournament Monday. Katy Bobbitt started Greencastle's first-inning rally with a one-out triple. After Rochelle Christman drew a walk and stole second, Rachel Statler singled to score Bobbitt and send Christman to third.
November 25, 2006
Radiography students at Hagerstown Community College recently attended the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologists annual meeting in Baltimore. Six students won awards in the professional paper competition. Doug Eddy of Union Bridge, Md., won first place for his paper, "Radiography 2006-2011, The Profession in Five Years;" Vickie Brunner of Hagerstown won third place for her paper, "The Therapeutic Value of Effective Communication in Medical Imaging;" Bethany Hixon of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
December 30, 2011
Bell C. Burleigh, 93, passed away at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Ga., on Saturday, Dec. 24. She was a resident of Gentilly Gardens for more than three years, where she was affectionately known as "Ms. Bell. " Mrs. Burleigh was born in Rochester, N.Y., and was a graduate of Rochester University. She attained her teaching certificate from West Chester College in West Chester, Pa., in the late 1960s. Initially, she substituted at Collegeville, Trappe High School and later taught at Wissahickon High School in Ambler, Pa., teaching history, economics and sociology.
July 28, 2013
Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association awarded two $500 scholarships to local students. The awards were given at the chapter's annual meeting July 3. This year's winners were Natalie Rudisill of Williamsport High School and Sean G. Kreps of Clear Spring High School. Rudisill will attend University of Maryland, Baltimore County and major in engineering. Kreps plans to attend West Chester University and major in premed-anesthesiology. The awards were made by scholarship chairman Joe Startari and Commander Les Bishop.
June 29, 2011
Thelma V. Bittinger, 72, of Christy Avenue, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md. Born Oct. 14, 1938, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Hazel (Schroeder) McCauley. She attended Baltimore area schools. She was formerly employed by Westinghouse and also had a day care service at her home. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Greensburg, Md. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Wayne A. Bittinger, whom she married Aug. 24, 1971; daughter, Sandi L. Myers and husband, Chris, of Hancock, Md.; son, David L. Ruth of West Chester, Pa.; sister, Janet Wolf of Stevensville, Md.; and grandchildren, Kristen Myers, Nicholas Ruth, Nathan Ruth, Abby Ruth and Andrew Ruth.