DDM Automotive in Monrovia adds U-Haul products

MONROVIA, Md. — U-Haul Co. of Maryland Inc. recently announced that DDM Automotive has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. Daryl and Angela Groft of DDM Automotive will be offering U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes at their establishment in Monrovia, Md. The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 strives to provide a more convenient and secure way to pick up and return a truck. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour, day or night. There are no membership fees. Truck sharing […]

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HCC receives $15K from First United

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The Hagerstown Community College Foundation recently received a commitment from First United Bank & Trust, for $15,000. The money will be paid over five years and will be used for a first-floor office in HCC’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Studies, which is under development on the HCC campus. The center is expected to open in late 2019 and will bring together HCC’s credit and non-credit business programs, HCC’s business incubator and area business and industry leaders. […]

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WMHS recognized for care for drug-exposed infants

CUMBERLAND, Md. — After a two-year collaborative effort through the Maryland Safety Patient Council, the staff of the Western Maryland Health System Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery has some new recognition to display. WMHS was recently recognized for completing the NAS initiative, which teaches standardized care for infants suffering from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. The syndrome is a group of conditions that occur when babies withdraw from drugs that they were exposed to in the womb. Sixty-six MWHS staff members underwent specialized computer training dealing with medication, withdraw situations and overall treatment during a baby’s stay in the hospital. WMHS […]

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Md. dealership offers car for hole-in-one prize

Hagerstown (Md.) Honda is the hole-in-one sponsor for the Myersville and Middletown Lions Clubs’ 16th annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 12 at Musket Ridge Golf Club in Myersville, Md. The prize is a new Honda Accord with additional prizes for the other par three holes. Proceeds from the tournament support many local charities, including the Middletown Food Bank, People Helping People, pre-school eye screening, local fire companies, the Leader Dog program and eye exams and glasses, among others. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., with a start time of 1 p.m. The tournament will have a shotgun start and a […]

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‘The world’s always changing’

Kristian Adams Johnson of Chambersburg Waste Paper talks about what she sees, from being an executive, a wife and mom. By Mike Lewis mlewis@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Kristian Adams Johnson knows a thing or two about balancing her work and family responsibilities. She’s vice president of the family-owned Chambersburg Waste Paper business in Chambersburg, Pa. She’s married to Rob Johnson. She’s mother of 3-year-old Cambrey. And in the time since this interview was conducted and photograph was taken, she’s given birth to a second daughter, Charleigh. Johnson said it’s important to be resilient and flexible at home and at work. “The […]

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Sharrett Subaru ‘shares the love’ with humane society

Sharrett Subaru of Hagerstown, Md., recently presented a check for $9,593 to the Humane Society of Washington County. The check represents proceeds from the 11th annual “Share The Love Event,” held Nov. 18 through Jan. 2. Throughout the event, Subaru donated $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals on Wheels America and the National Park Foundation as designated by the purchaser or lessee. In addition, for the sixth year in a row, Subaru offered dealers the option of choosing a hometown charity, which allowed customers the opportunity to support a local cause. To date, […]

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Community, FirstEnergy donate to FCMC dialysis center drive

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — The community has raised $100,000 toward Fulton County Medical Center’s new dialysis center, which will be in the former Specialty Service area. “It’s about the cause and what the community has enabled us to provide to the folks on dialysis close to home,” Mike Straley, executive director of the FCMC Foundation, said in a news release. “From the start of the fundraising campaign with a goal of $85,000, this community was in touch with what it meant to their family and friends who need dialysis to have a facility here in Fulton County. And the community responded […]

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Chamber hands out awards

Submitted photos Award winners during the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce annual awards breakfast are, from left, Jesse Whitney, Blake Truman, Patti Nitterhouse, Karen Johnston, Christy Unger and Kira Coy. CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce recently honored 11 of its members for outstanding achievements in 2018. More than 220 people attended the Annual Awards Breakfast. “We are proud to honor our business and community leaders for their exceptional contributions this past year,” said Stephen Christian, president of the Chamber. “We were blown away by the nearly $26 million of investment in the Chambersburg area and honored […]

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Meritus Healthcare foundation, Antietam Broadband partner for Safe Kids

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Antietam Broadband has been named the newest corporate roundtable founder through the Meritus Healthcare Foundation. The partnership will provide support to the Washington County Safe Kids program, a community needs-based initiative coordinated through Meritus Medical Center. The program offers car seat safety checks for families with young children, sports clinics, safety workshops and other projects to help keep kids safe in the community. Meritus Healthcare Foundation corporate roundtable partners show a commitment to the health of the community by ensuring Meritus Medical Center can thrive in the competitive and ever-changing health care market. […]

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