| Feb 6, 2013
It's not unusual to lose your balance while standing on a peak.
And so it goes with the stock market. Investors suffered some fear of heights Monday and sent the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling. It was the worst day of this year, with a triple-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Cambria County commissioners demonstrated their commitment Thursday to the Cambria Somerset Authority by delivering a check for $190,000.
The payment ends months of worry among authority members who were concerned about Cambria County's ability to pay...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Name: William M. Breichner, Sr.
Date of birth: Oct. 6, 1931
Address: 1117 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown
Occupation: Retired (Water Utility Management)
Party affiliation: Democratic
Political experience: 4 years Mayor (2001-2005); 3 years City Administrator...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Berkeley County was shouldering $34.1 million in long-term debt at the end of the 2012-13 fiscal year, which ended June 30, according to the county’s annual financial statement.
The statement was reviewed Thursday by the Berkeley County Council....
| Apr 30, 2012
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| May 1, 2012
| 6:40 PM
The prospect of building a new multiuse sports and events center in downtown Hagerstown took another step forward Tuesday night.
In a joint meeting before a large crowd at City Hall, Washington County and city elected officials agreed on a potential...
| May 5, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Although Hagerstown and Washington County took a big step toward funding construction of a multiuse stadium last week, some Hagerstown City Council members say there are details that must be worked out before the facility can become a reality.
| May 7, 2012
| 4:15 PM
(Editor's note: The author of this letter was a candidate for Somerset County commissioner in 2011. He approved sending his letter to Somerset County officials for comment. Two responses follow.)
With a thunderous roar like the sound of God speaking to...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Interest rates for bonds sold to construct a new transit center at Bob Hope Airport came in lower than expected, reducing the annual debt obligation by more than $1.25 million, officials reported Monday.
About a half hour later, the Burbank-Glendale-...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:00 AM
Questions about Hagerstown’s proposed downtown multiuse sports and events center (MUSEC) have gone unanswered publicly for months, in particular those related to cost estimates for construction, property acquisition and management of the new...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:48 PM
Energy rates are going to go up … eventually.
However, for the next five months the power rates locally are set to stay stable before part of the rate goes up and the rest fluctuates monthly.
This would be the first base rate adjustment seen...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Paint Township supervisors won't get the $90,000 advance it requested from Windber Borough. But council members approved a measure Thursday that should allow police to continue patrolling the streets of Windber.
Borough council voted to release...