| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:14 PM
United Way of Washington County will host its 22nd annual Day of Caring on Thursday, Oct. 3.
The event mobilizes volunteers to work on a variety of service projects at local nonprofit organizations.
Tasks include painting, light construction and minor...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Workplace bullying, dealing with different demographics in the workforce and the impact of the most recent U.S. Census all were topics Friday at the 2013 Cumberland Valley Society for Human Resources Management Diversity Conference.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The CTA will receive a cash infusion of at least a half-million dollars a year that won't come from the farebox, and some of it will be paid by customers who are hit by fees from the new Ventra prepaid debit card.
The transit agency's Ventra fare system...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Fifteen years ago, Hagerstown’s eastern edge along Dual Highway near Interstate 70 was Washington County’s hotel hot spot, with four of its five busiest hotels.
But these days, the locations that dominate have swung to the city’s...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The CTA will waive a $5 fee for customers who obtain the new Ventra transit card in 2013 and it also will eliminate or reduce some of the controversial service charges related to the optional Ventra debit MasterCard account, officials said Friday.
| May 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Mr. Howard Scott Bell, 62, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Lori Webster Bell, his wife of 16 years.
Born Dec. 15, 1950, in Longmont, Colo., he was the son of the...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:49 PM
About 30 jobs have been cut at First Data in Hagerstown as part of a restructuring of the company, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the company.
Company officials have been restructuring First Data, and that has led to a “difficult...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Stephen Vanmeter of Greencastle, Pa., who will finish school at Hagerstown Community College this spring, went to the Mega Job Fair on campus Friday to look for a full-time job in the information technology field that he could work while pursuing his...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:17 PM
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown senior Samantha Sines is expecting to graduate this spring so she’s looking for a job.
In preparation for job interviews, Sines participated last month in mock interviews with business people who gave her...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:00 AM
CTA President Forrest Claypool on Monday appeared to alternate between playing the roles of an impartial party as well as a pitchman for the new Ventra transit card's controversial prepaid debit-account program.
Claypool told state officials at a public...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If the state could add $200 million a year to its coffers without raising tax rates, giving handouts to corporations, borrowing on Wall Street or begging the Feds for more cash, most people would say, "Do it!"
That's what a start-up firm from New York...