May 15, 2013
Alexis “Lexi” Amy Bryan received a bachelor's degree in business supply chain and information systems from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. Bryan spent four years at the main campus in University Park, participating in Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity. She served an internship in 2012 with IBM and will begin her career with IBM as a consultant in July. She is the daughter of Tim and Kendra Bryan of Williamsport.
May 14, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 PREP BASEBALL BRUNSWICK, Md. - After losing two games to Brunswick during the regular season by healthy scores, Boonsboro turned the tables on the Railroaders in the postseason. After 12-2 and 10-1 losses during the regular season, Boonsboro put together one of its finest games of the season in turning back the Railroaders 6-1 in the Maryland Class 1A West region East section semifinals Tuesday. Boonsboro (8-11-1) will hit the road again today to face Clear Spring (14-4)
May 13, 2013
The Williamsport Town Council on Monday accepted a $30,000 Recreational Trails Program grant through the Maryland State Highway Administration to add a new fitness trail at Byron Memorial Park. Town Clerk/Treasurer Donald L. Stotelmyer said the town is still in the planning stages for the trail, but the plan is to have a design finalized and ready to present to the council in the next two months. The fitness trail will be designed to snake its way through the park, and include various pieces of stationary fitness equipment for public use. “It will be something unique,” Councilman Scott Bragunier said.
May 11, 2013
Geraldine Andrews had no idea last year at this time what she was in for in the months to come. She worked as a hair stylist and enjoyed tight-knit relationships with her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren. Then, in August, Andrews, 58, of Williamsport, became ill. She had had a mole removed from her leg and it wasn't healing as expected, but she didn't think much of it. It didn't take long after she felt sick for her condition to critically deteriorate. She became septic and spent about a month at Meritus Medical Center in and out of the intensive care unit, her daughter, Lea Michael said.
May 10, 2013
North Hagerstown's Max Ober carried his undefeated season into the finals of the boys singles bracket at the Washington County Tennis Championships at North Hagerstown on Friday. Ober, the top seed, dispatched Williamsport's Wornden Ly 6-0, 6-0 in the semifinals before rain washed out several matches late in the day. Two-time defending county boys singles champion Serge Aleshin-Guendel of Boonsboro, the second seed, beat Clear Spring's Jared Barnes 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals.
May 6, 2013
Hagerstown Kiwanis Club member John Roney welcomed new member Paula Shatzer to the club recently. Shatzer is chief financial officer at Cedar Ridge Children's Home near Williamsport.
May 5, 2013
Since her daughter's death a year ago, Jonna Vinci said she has been hearing stories about what a wonderful person Samantha Kelly was. “I've been proud all year,” Vinci said Sunday afternoon during an event at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport to raise money for a scholarship program in Kelly's honor. Members of the championship Williamsport High School girls volleyball team made the memories even sweeter for Vinci. Members of the team - of which Kelly once served as the captain - presented Vinci with a ring that had Kelly's name, team number and “in memory of” inscribed on it. Vinci showed the silver ring as she and her husband, Brian, checked people in at the fundraiser.
May 5, 2013
Name of business: Potomac Family Restaurant Owner: Imad Rababe Address: 1 E. Potomac St., Williamsport Opening date: March 9, 2013 Products and services: American and Mediterranean cuisine to be eaten in the restaurant or carried out; catering offered Target market: Families, children, schools and businesses; the restaurant does not serve alcohol How did you get into your business, and what motivated you...
May 3, 2013
Lillian Virginia Evans, 89, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Homewood of Williamsport in Williamsport, Md. Born Aug. 14, 1923, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of Arlie B. Hutzler and Lillian Nesmith Hutzler. She was a 1942 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, where she served on the altar guild. She was a member of the Gateway Garden Club and the Junior Civic League. Ginny was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.
May 3, 2013
Williamsport's Jesse Zeger and Cody Grams both found their form at the right time as the Wildcats successfully defended their boys team title at the MVAL Antietam Conference Track & Field Championships on Friday evening at Oakdale High School. Zeger was the champion in both 110-meter hurdles (15.46 seconds) and 300 hurdles (41.30). “Two weeks ago at Walkersville (at the Talley Zimmerman Invitational), I didn't even make the finals of the 110 hurdles and was only fourth in the 300 hurdles,” Zeger said.