Cumberland, Md., company wins paving contact

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration plans to improve pavement on several roads and highways in Allegany and Garrett counties. The work was to start shortly after Labor Day and end before winter. In Allegany County, SHA’s contractor, Belt Paving Inc. of Cumberland, Md., will patch areas to improve the following roads: • Interstate 68 (National Freeway) between Md. 144 (Naves Cross Road) and Orleans Road (22.4 miles). • Md. 53 (Winchester Road) between Alt. U.S. 40 (National Pike) and M. 658 (Vocke Road) (nearly one-mile). • Md. 51 (Oldtown Road) between Long Farm Road and East Wilson […]

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Frederick gears up for business showcase

FREDERICK, Md. — More than 1,000 attendees and more than 130 exhibitors are expected for Expo 2017, the largest trade show in Frederick County, Md. […]

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Best Lawyers in America ranked Steptoe & Johnson PLLC first in the U.S. in the area of Energy Law for 2018. Best Lawyers also ranked 95 firm attorneys in more than 70 practice areas, including litigation, energy, oil and gas, labor, health care, workers’ compensation and others. They represent 10 Steptoe & Johnson office locations in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The rankings included following attorneys from Steptoe & Johnson’s Martinsburg office: Kenneth J. Barton Jr., Tracey B. Eberling, Eric J. Hulett, Lucien G. Lewin and Alyssa A. Sloan. […]

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Brewing up business: It takes more than good beer to be a good craft brewer

The nationwide craft beer boom shows no signs of going flat, and the Crossroads area is part of that tide.

“I didn’t think it would happen as quickly as it did,” Bill Skomski Sr. of Antietam Brewery said of his company’s progress. “We really fell into the right place at the right time.” […]

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Myers Building Systems named to hall of fame

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Myers Building Systems recently was named to the Varco Pruden Buildings 2017 Hall of Fame.
Myers took the retail construction category with its Harbor Freight project, according to a news release. The Clear Spring, Md., company specializes in design/build services for commercial and industrial construction in the four-state area. […]

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Letter to the editor for October 2017

On behalf of the Franklin County Area Development Corp., I am writing to elicit your support for and passage of a comprehensive infrastructure bill. Infrastructure, to include highways, bridges, rail, ports (water and air), electric grids, telecommunication, water and sewer, is the foundation of our economy; consequently, nothing is more important to ensuring future economic growth, job creation and prosperity locally, statewide and nationally. […]

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Albert Daniel: ‘The keys to success are always changing’

Albert and Serina Daniel are partners in business, marriage and parenting. The New Market, Md., residents are the parents of three children, one still in school and two who are adults. They have owned the Milex Complete Auto Care franchise at 100 Bucheimer Road in Frederick, Md., for the past 10 years, and they added a Milex/Alta Mere co-branded store in Boonsboro, Md. in 2015. The company has named them Milex Franchisees of the Year three times, in 2013, 2014 and again this year. Albert attended high school in Prince Georges County and served in the military. Serina attended high […]

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