| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Without a staffed air traffic control tower, “there is going to be an incident” involving aircraft at or near Hagerstown Regional Airport, one concerned business owner said Thursday.
“I feel very strongly that we are going to have an...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The control tower at Hagerstown Regional Airport is included on a list of 149 regional airport control towers that will close because of federal budget cuts known as sequestration, the FAA announced Friday afternoon.
“We got the word. We didn&...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fliers are slightly more satisfied with the service offered by U.S.-based airlines since last year.
But with the airline industry ranked below the U.S. Postal Service for customer satisfaction, it still has a way to go.
The findings come from an...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Motorists traveling on Route 30 later this month may think they have traveled back in time — at least judging by the cars around them.
Three caravans of classic cars are scheduled to travel the highway to recognize a milestone. The Lincoln...
| Jun 23, 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show.
But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
| Jun 18, 2013
As I read the June 6 letter to the editor by the Washington County Republican Central Committee, I was surprised by their promising new position on tax dollars. In the column, the local Republican party leaders clearly acknowledge the importance of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Bob Calhoun, a former state lawmaker said last week the Virginia Port Authority violated the spirit of a lobbying ban he helped craft in 1994.
Calhoun for seven years worked as the state lobbyist for another Virginia-based transportation authority,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Laguna Beach police officers will be at various checkpoints throughout the city this weekend to intercept alcohol and drug-impaired drivers, according to a police-issued news release.
Officers will staff areas with high frequencies of DUI-related...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Airline baggage fees still might not be popular, but fliers have been forced to accept them as an added cost of their flight.
I bet most of us, though, wouldn't be onboard with having to pay two fees for the same bag, as Allegiant Air charged John...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:15 PM
The Somerset County commissioners authorized planners to apply for federal and state grants that would pay for a new Amtrak train station in Rockwood Borough.
The estimated cost of the train station is about $2 million,Somerset County Planning...