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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | September 14, 2005
Development plan draws criticism WILLIAMSPORT - Spielman Road resident Barbara Hovermill urged the mayor and town council on Monday to speak out against a proposed 1,267-unit development along Sterling Road. Hovermill said the developer needs the county to designate the land as a planned unit development for the project to proceed as planned. "It could be a disaster waiting to happen," she said, encouraging town officials to attend a Sept. 19 hearing on the rezoning request.
May 28, 2013
The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said it was investigating the cause of a minor fire that was reported early Sunday at an apartment building at 42 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport. The fire started when someone set combustible clothing on fire that was being stored near the sidewalk of the building, according to a news release from the fire marshal's office. The fire, which was reported at 3:49 a.m. by a neighbor, caused an estimated $200 in damages. Authorities said the fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived.
By BOB PARASILITI | | July 18, 2012
The Williamsport Nationals are out to discover new frontiers. With that in mind, if you are going to blaze new trails, you might as well travel new paths. The Nationals will be doing both this weekend when they compete in the Continental Amateur Baseball Association (CABA) World Series, starting Friday in Euclid, Ohio. It is a new experience for Williamsport as they will be the first team from the Potomac Junior Legion Baseball League to venture into CABA competition and will be doing it with largely an inexperienced team.
December 8, 2012
Saturday, December 8, 2012 PREP INDOOR TRACK The Williamsport boys topped a field of 15 teams to win Boonsboro's Warrior Invitational at Hagerstown Community College on Friday. Williamsport scored 75 points, while Smithsburg held off Walkersville 57-50 for second. For Williamsport, Jesse Zeger won the 55 hurdles (8.02) and was second in the high jump (5-10), Kevin Zeger was second in the 55 hurdles (8.15), Gabe Auldridge placed second in 300 (38.04), Cody Grams was second in the 1,600 (4:42.82)
October 13, 2012
Saturday, October 13, 2012 PREP CROSS COUNTRY IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Williamsport had all seven of its runners in the top 25 as the Wildcats topped a field of 13 teams to win the boys title at the Urbana Invitational on Saturday. Cody Bowman placed fourth in 16:20.9 to lead Williamsport, which finished with 65 points. Century edged Oakdale 98-101 for second. Also for the Wildcats, Caleb Buchman was 11th (16:43.6), Scott Long was 13th (16:54.8), Austin Schetrompf was 18th (17:08.5)
July 20, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office was called to a possible suicide this morning in a parking lot on West Potomac Street in Williamsport, a Washington County 911 dispatcher said. The call came in at 8:39 a.m., the dispatcher said. A body was found in a truck and the incident was being investigated, according to the Sheriff's Office.
August 7, 2012
A tractor-trailer fire was reported on southbound Interstate 81 at Exit 2 to U.S. 11 near Williamsport, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police were responding to the fire at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interstate 81 remained open.
July 15, 2013
One southbound lane of traffic on Interstate 81 ear Williamsport was closed Monday morning while rescue workers responded to an accident that was reported at 7:46 a.m. today, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said. The supervisor said no one had been taken to the hospital. The lane had reopened by 9 a.m.
July 29, 2011
One person was injured Friday morning in a scooter accident on Tammany Lane in Williamsport, Deputy Socks of the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. An 18-year-old was driving the scooter, which skidded after making a sharp turn, according to Socks. A passenger on the scooter was not injured. The driver was taken to Meritus Medical Center with minor injuries.
November 8, 2012
Washington County Sheriff's Office authorities have charged a man in connection with about $8,965 worth of damage to vehicles in the Williamsport area. Daniel Alfred Lavasseur, 56, no fixed address, has been charged with 28 counts of malicious destruction of property over $500, according to a news release. On Nov. 6, the sheriff's office was notified about damage to tires of 28 vehicles parked in the area of North Conococheague Street in Williamsport, the release said. Security footage captured an image of a male puncturing the tires of several vehicles, the release said.
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