| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Mark Halsey, Virginia Tech’s director of finance and administration for distance learning, has been named the new executive director of the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, the center announced Wednesday.
Halsey was charged with...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:29 AM
The Top Five
Showcase of the Stars
The show will feature lip-synching and choreographic talents of the top celebrities in the region. The show will be in the style of “American Idol.” Proceeds benefit San Mar Children’s Home. 6 p.m....
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As the Maryland General Assembly’s session nears an end, much of Washington County’s business has been sewn up.
The county delegation’s signature bill — establishing stricter financial accountability for the Washington County...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Eight candidates running for Hagerstown City Council participated Wednesday morning in a forum at which they fielded questions and offered their positions on the construction of a $30 million multi-use stadium and entertainment complex downtown.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The Top Five
Art show opening
“Spirits Unleashed” and “Maryland Memories,” exhibits by Spectrum Seven and Donna Godlove, will open with a reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Exhibits continue through Tuesday, Oct. 30....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Smithsburg resident Melissa Williams is running for a seat on the Washington County Board of Education, a position she said is perhaps a natural progression in her career as an educator.
Williams, 62, spent 35 years as a teacher and administrator in...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Day-care center owner Kim Ritchey thinks Maryland EXCELS might be a good thing for families and children.
She’s just not quite sure what the quality rating and improvement system entails or if she will be able to meet its requirements.
| Jul 8, 2012
Last year I started to do a series on leadership; my premise was to have some of our local elected officials comment on the subject and I would print in this column whatever was submitted.
What I quickly found out was I don’t have total control...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The downtown University Plaza was transformed into a miniature Renaissance festival Friday night, as part of the annual Elizabethtowne Feaste and Frolic fundraiser for the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown.
“I bumped into the Queen of...
| Jul 12, 2012
What must it be like to be pro-hunger?
To the editor:
I know many people who, in different ways, fight childhood hunger. I never dreamed I’d ever encounter someone who was for it. Then I read Tom Wilhelm’s letter on Friday, July 6....
| Sep 2, 2012
Job center orientation
Sept. 5 — Learn about the center and its services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Sept. 6 — Résumé review with a...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Blake Wolfe is entering the homestretch to receive an associate degree in business administration this spring, a degree from Hagerstown Community College that she has been working toward online.
“I chose the online classes because it’s more...