Middletown Valley Bank donates to local charities

MIDDLETOWN, Md. — Middletown Valley Bank recently presented checks totaling $6,000 to several area organizations. The bank recently presented the Washington County Commission on Aging with a $2,000 contribution toward its first ever annual campaign. Also, the bank presented a $2,000 check to both the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund at Frederick Memorial Hospital and Breast Cancer Awareness — Cumberland Valley. During the month of October, the bank ran a campaign in which it donated $10 to the cause for every new account opened that month.  Between new account donations, the race to 1,000 Facebook likes and casual-day employee contributions, the bank was […]

Read More…

Resort staffers help people in need

FLINTSTONE, Md. — Rocky Gap Casino Resort team members participated in several volunteer charitable efforts during November to benefit Allegany County organizations. The effort culminated before Thanksgiving. Rocky Gap team members — who were given free turkeys as a holiday gift by the resort — had the opportunity to donate the meals to charity. More than 200 turkeys were presented to Human Resources Development Commission’s Laura’s Anchor, Western Maryland Health Systems, Associated Charities and YMCA Housing. Rocky Gap also sponsored a November food drive. Resort guests donated more than 40 boxes of nonperishable food items as part of the 29th […]

Read More…

Face Time for January 2018

Maryland Family Heritage Trust Co. hires COO FREDERICK, Md. — The Family Heritage Trust Co. recently appointed J. Randall Thompson as its chief operating officer. Responsible for directing future strategic growth initiatives, Thompson will also oversee day-to-day operations. He is one of the original governing board members of FHTC. Thompson is the founder and senior adviser of ThompsonGas, the 16th largest propane gas company in the United States. He is also the founder of Big Cork Vineyards in Rohrersville, Md., one of Maryland’s largest wine producers. Sargent, Freas graduate from Leadership Maryland ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Leadership Maryland recently announced that Andrew Sargent, senior business […]

Read More…

Face Time for December 2017

Family Heritage Trust Co. FREDERICK, Md. — Wanda Mounts has been promoted to Family Heritage Trust Co.’s vice president of trust administration, which correlates with her increased responsibilities in administering individual and business accounts. Mounts has served as the primary trust administrator for FHTC since the organization opened its doors in January 2008. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Shepherd University and received her certified trust and financial adviser certification from ABA National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University. Middletown Valley Bank MIDDLETOWN, Md. — Brian Ropp recently became chief financial officer of Middletown Valley […]

Read More…

On the Books

Multimillion-dollar deals in deed transfers Here’s a look at several large commercial real estate transactions that recently closed in the Crossroads area. The map above shows details about some of those deals, from a $9.5 million transaction for a building in Chambersburg, Pa., to a $740,000 agreement for a neighborhood shopping center in Hagerstown, Md. The information was taken from records maintained by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation as well as records held by county clerk’s offices in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The available details about property transactions varies among the states. […]

Read More…