Police Log News – 9/16/2022

Assault – 1000 Block Bramly Drive, Hagerstown
Vandalism – 700 Block Washington Ave, Hagerstown
Assault – 200 Block Church Street, Hagerstown
DUI – 100 Block N Potomac Street, Hagerstown
Assault – 100 Block W Franklin Street, Hagerstown

Police Log News – 9/15/2022

Aggravated Assault – 400 Block Park Place, Hagerstown
CDS Sale/Manufacturing – Church Street/N Prospect, Hagerstown
Trespassing – 600 Block W Franklin Street, Hagerstown
CDS Sale/Manufacturing – 400 Block Park Place, Hagerstown
Assault – 100 Block North Cannon Ave, Hagerstown
Assault – 400 Block Mitchell Ave, Hagerstown
Motor Vehicle Theft – 800 Block Hamilton Blvd, Hagerstown

Hagerstown Masons Working with Local Charity to Feed Those in Need

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/15/2022) – From now until November 1, 2022, Washington County Maryland Masons AF & AM have partnered with the local charity It’s a Blessing to be a Blessing to provide food to needy families. Drop off boxes are available at 11227 Pipe Lane and 70 E. Washington Street in Hagerstown, MD. An additional drop off location is available at 304 W. Patrick Street in Frederick, MD.

Governor Hogan Announces More Than $13 Million in Highway Safety Grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD News (9/12/2022) – Governor Larry Hogan today announced more than $13 million in federal and state highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities. The state funds were disbursed at the start of the fiscal year, and the federal funds will be distributed October 1 by the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office. In all, more than 90 organizations, agencies, and programs will receive funds.

Opinion: Killing Satire, and Threats Thereof

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/12/2022) – On September 4, 2022, after 7 years of thriving satirical content, The Hagerstown Report was non-peacefully laid to rest due to violent threats from an angry local resident named Andrea who took issue with its ridicule of local residents for continuing to ignore warnings regarding underpass flooding, as well as additional mostly-non-violent threats from social media outlets and fact-checkers who fail to understand the definition of satire.

County to Discuss Acquiring Additional Land at Airport, Demolish Old Fire Station

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/12/2022) – On Tuesday, September 13, the Washington County Commissioners will discuss and vote on a proposal to approve land acquisition for FAA Runway Visibility Zone (RVZ) and Runway Object Free Area (ROFA) compliance by exercise of the power of eminent domain. The sellers are anticipated to consent to the acquisition, and a public hearing on the proposed acquisition was held on August 30, 2022.