| Dec 3, 2011
In the 21st century, countries that prosper will have highly educated work forces that can compete in a global marketplace. Yet while the U.S. once led the world in the proportion of college graduates, in recent decades it has lost that advantage among...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:43 PM
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents identified two very good reasons not to move forward right now with a merger of Maryland's flagship campus in College Park with its professional schools in Baltimore. The first is that doing a merger...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:46 PM
If it has been a while since you've driven through the heart of this Eastern Shore city, the buildings might come as a shock. One after another, they tower shiny and modern above the chain restaurants and strip-mall shops that dominate Route 13.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A workshop on “Using Franchising as an Effective Strategy to Small Business Ownership” will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown on West Washington Street.
The workshop is free, but...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
City officials on Tuesday revealed preliminary designs for a downtown small-business incubator site on West Washington Street — a project that has been in the planning stages for years.
Downtown Manager Andrew Sargent said the plan is to build out...
| Aug 14, 2013
The ninth annual Aspiring to Serve golf tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 23, at Black Rock Golf Course.
Registration starts at 7 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
All proceeds will be used to support the Aspiring to Serve Community Center...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Friends of the Doleman Black Heritage Museum, Hagerstown-Washington County Conventions Visitors Bureau and the City of Hagerstown will present “A Night of Jazz” Thursday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. in University Plaza.
There is no cost to...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Carmen “Joey” Veneziano was known by different names to different people.
To family and friends, he was Joey.
In the world of academia, where he worked and studied, he was Carmen, named for one of his grandfathers, said his mother, Teresa...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Carmen Joseph Veneziano, 30, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Born Tuesday, June 21, 1983, in Silver Spring, Md., he was the son of Teresa Veneziano and Kathleen Veneziano...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Three recent retirements have forced the Hagerstown Police Department to move some officers off bicycle and foot patrols in the downtown area to cover mandatory patrol shifts throughout the city, according to city police.
Police Lt. Paul Kifer said...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Mark Halsey, executive director of the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, is on a planned medical leave recovering from open heart surgery, according to a university official.
Halsey, who had the surgery in late June, has hypertrophic...