Richards Orthopaedic Center and Sports Medicine

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Richards Orthopaedic Center and Sports Medicine recently announced that Dr. Robert Holzshu joined the independent orthopaedic practice July 10. Holzshu, a Philadelphia native, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Duquesne University, and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012. He completed his internship year at the University of Medicine of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine and his residency program at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, N.Y., where he was chief resident from 2015 to 2016. His interest in sports medicine led him to a one year fellowship program […]

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Morgan-Keller to begin Meritus outpatient project

FREDERICK, Md. — Morgan-Keller announced that it will soon begin construction of the new Meritus Medical Center outpatient-services building in Hagerstown, Md. The project involves construction of a single-story, 52,000-square-foot medical office building for outpatient services, including primary care, lab, imaging, rehabilitation and urgent care. The project will also include full build-out of the interior as well as associated site work, Morgan-Keller reported. The developer is Ghattas Enterprises, and the architect is CallisonRTKL Inc. Construction was to start in August, and the project is scheduled for completion in September 2018. The Washington County Planning Commission approved a site plan for […]

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Sullivan Select Real Estate Services

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals has recognized the exceptional performance of real estate professional Cynthia Moler Sullivan as a Three Years 10 Best Real Estate Professionals for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals is a third-party rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Real Estate Professionals in each state. Professionals who are selected to the “10 Best” list must pass AIOREP’s selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOREP’s independent evaluation. Selection criteria focuses on professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of […]

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WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Abhishek Anand has joined WVU Medicine University Neurology and Neurosciences. He is also a member of the medical staff at Berkeley Medical Center, where he will provide inpatient neurological consultations. Anand completed his neurological residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he was chief resident his final year. He is a medical school graduate of the Mahatma Ghandi Institute of Medical Sciences in India. In addition to caring for neurological patients, Anand is an assistant professor at the WVU School of Medicine and will help teach medical students and residents in the Eastern Panhandle. […]

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Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area

FREDERICK, Md. — The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area recently hired new Assistant Director Emily Huebner. Huebner comes to the position after several years as a research archivist at the Maryland State Archives, where she collaborated on both the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland and the Maryland 400 Project. Through her work at the archives, she contributed over the years to the Heart of the Civil War as a Newcomer House Porch Program presenter and as a guest blogger on the Heritage Area’s blog, Bugle Call. A Frederick native, Huebner said she is eager to […]

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Manitowoc reports second-quarter results

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Crane and lifting solutions manufacturer Manitowoc Co. recently reported second-quarter net sales of $394.6 million. Second-quarter orders of $379.5 million, which included the initial production order related to a U.S. Army contract, were up 9 percent from the comparable period in 2016. Backlog totaled $491.2 million at June 30, 2017, up 25 percent from the second-quarter 2016 ending backlog of $393.5 million. Second-quarter 2017 net sales were $394.6 million, versus $457.7 million in the comparable period in 2016. The majority of the year-over-year decline was attributable to lower crawler crane shipments in the Americas, as the company […]

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Chinese delegation tours Frederick airport

FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick Municipal Airport’s general aviation business model proved educational for a delegation from China on July 25. Frederick Municipal Airport hosted a delegation from Chengde, China, on July 25. The group wanted to learn more about how general aviation works in the United States, according to a news release from the City of Frederick. Specifically, th e group wanted to gain a better understanding of airport management, facility development, project financing, business development and the role of local government. The Federal Aviation Administration’s Foreign Affairs Office assisted with coordinating the visit. The delegates heard presentations from Airport […]

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Closing the skills gap

Skills in today’s workplace come in two varieties: hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills are fundamental to the production of the good or service that a company produces. They require equipment, materials and physical activity. Welding, word processing, forklift operations, plumbing and carpentry are hard skills. They are easily observed and measured. Soft skills are much more difficult to define and measure — they are the interpersonal or “people” skills. They help employees to interact successfully with others in the workplace. In any industry, employees must interact with co-workers, vendors and customers for the organization to succeed. Competition in […]

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Nestlé Waters brings new beverage delivery service to Shenandoah Valley

STAMFORD, Conn. — Nestlé Waters North America announced recently that it is expanding its operations in Kearneysville, W.Va., with a new ReadyRefresh by Nestlé branch and service. ReadyRefresh is Nestlé Waters North America’s online shopping and delivery service that provides a variety of beverage options directly to the homes of consumers and local businesses. The new branch in the Shenandoah Valley will provide distribution of a wide variety of bottled water and related beverages to the growing number of residents, including those in nearby towns in Maryland. The new branch will bring jobs in both delivery and leadership, with the […]

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Keller Williams opens Martinsburg, W.Va., office

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Keller Williams has relaunched its real estate network in Martinsburg, W.Va., and surrounding areas with the opening of Keller Williams Realty Eastern Panhandle. The market center, as Keller Williams calls the operation, is led by Jay Deeds, operating principal and broker, and Stacy Lawing, team leader. The market center offers services for parts of West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The office is at 105 Tavern Road. The website is www.KWEasternPanhandle.com Keller Williams bills itself as the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the world. It was welcomed into the No. 1 spot on the […]

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