| Apr 15, 2012
On the Wings of Dreams
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — On the Wings of Dreams, at 139 W. German St. in Shepherdstown, recently donated $220 to the Potomac Valley Audubon Society.
This is the fifth year owner Laura Rau has set aside 3 cents from each...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Two Hagerstown men have been charged in connection with the theft of copper wire from trucks of a utility company which had come to Washington County to help the region deal with the after effects of Hurricane Sandy last month, according to a Washington...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Local electric company officials were patting themselves on the back last week at a hearing in Harrisburg to review how the utilities performed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Unlike many of you, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission...
| Oct 7, 2012
Norine Dagliano, owner of ekm Inspirations, a local provider of customized career-transition services, recently spoke at the annual conference of the National Capital Area Branch of the American Society for Laboratory Animal Science in...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Downhill skiers who planned to hit the slopes at state-owned Laurel Mountain Ski Resort in Ligonier Township will have to wait another season.
The 64-acre facility within Laurel Mountain State Park, has been closed since 2005 as efforts to reopen it...
| May 20, 2012
AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy Corp. on May 1 announced first-quarter 2012 basic and diluted earnings of $0.82 per share of common stock on a non-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP, basis.
This compares to basic and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The array of solar panels all facing south give the appearance of a shimmering lake. And by late December, the 300,000 solar panels, each roughly the size of a 46-inch flat screen television near the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown off...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Unprecedented. Historical. A nor’easter on steroids. And in keeping with the spirit of the season: Frankenstorm.
A steady stream of descriptors were being used by forecasters Friday to describe the impending arrival of Hurricane Sandy as county and...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 11:52 AM
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utilities Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), Penelec, Met-Ed, West Penn Power, Potomac Edison and Mon Power encourage all customers to prepare for the possible severe impacts of Hurricane Sandy early next week.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:28 AM
• Hurricane Sandy 2 p.m. update from National Hurricane Center
• Weather-related cancelletions, postponements
• For up-to-date local forecasts, go to the Herald-Mail.com Weather Page.
The Tri-State area was preparing for what could...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
More than 5,000 West Penn Power customers in Franklin County were still without electricity late Tuesday morning after Tropical Storm Sandy tore through the county Monday night and early Tuesday.
The majority of the outages were concentratted in St....