Smithsburg Steam & Craft Show as Busy as Ever

Smithsburg, MD News (9/24/2022) – The Steam & Craft Show is back in Smithsburg and busy as ever! The two-day event returned to Smithsburg this weekend with amazing food, vendors, and of course, tractors.

Police Log News – 9/21 to 9/23


Commercial Burglary – East North Avenue, Hagerstown
Assault – 400 Block North Mulberry Street, Hagerstown
Motor Vehicle Theft – West Side Avenue, Hagerstown


Robbery – 400 Block North Mulberry Street, Hagerstown
Vandalism – 700 Block Northern Avenue, Hagerstown
Theft – 00 Block East Franklin Street, Hagerstown
Theft – 400 Block Wood Street, Hagerstown
Theft – 400 Block Wood Street, Hagerstown


Disorderly Conduct – 100 Block North Locust Street, Hagerstown
Disorderly Conduct – 1200 Block Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown
Fraud – 1000 Block Klick Way, Hagerstown

No, This Man is Not Cutting Catalytic Converters in Hagerstown or Anywhere Else

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/24/2022) – Small towns across the country are being plagued with catalytic converter thefts. Many posts are floating around social media such as Facebook and Reddit calling out a man holding a battery powered saw as being the culprit. However, this is in fact part of a different theft – identity theft.

Washington County Awarded Federal Grant for Firefighter Equipment

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/23/2022) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the Division of Emergency Services, in collaboration with Potomac Valley Volunteer Fire Company, has been awarded a “Regional” Assistance for Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the amount of $1.9 million. The funds will be used by various volunteer fire and EMS departments, the Division of Emergency Services, and the Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association to purchase portable radios.

Police Log News – 9/18 to 9/20


Vandalism – Summit Ave, Hagerstown


Burglary – 100 Block South Locust Street, Hagerstown
Assault – Linwood/Noland Drive, Hagerstown


Disorderly Conduct – 400 Block North Mulberry Street, Hagerstown
Burglary – 600 Block Potomac Ave, Hagerstown
Vandalism – North Burhans Blvd, Hagerstown
Motor Vehicle Theft – Eastern Blvd North, Hagerstown
Assault – 1000 Block Georgia Avenue, Hagerstown
Burglary – 400 Block Park Place, Hagerstown

Heaven Is A Halfpipe: Hagerstown Skate Park

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/21/2022) – Many residents have not had a chance to check out the brand new Hagerstown Skate Park located in Fairgrounds Park. Social media rumors can be wildly misleading and unfounded, so Radio Free Hub City has endeavored to get the inside scoop about what goes on at our city’s newest family friendly attraction. Rather than address any unfounded rumors directly, we wanted to know what visitors of all ages can expect from a visit to Hagerstown Skate Park. We must say, we are impressed. For our full review, view the full article on

Washington County Public Training Center Opened with Ribbon Cutting

HAGERSTOWN, MD (9/21/2022) – On September 20, 2022, Washington County Government, Washington County Division of Emergency Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Washington County Fire and Rescue Association hosted an open house and ribbon cutting for the Washington County Public Safety Training Center (PSTC). Representatives from each agency spoke regarding the positive impact the new Public Safety Training Center will have on the future generations of public safety in Washington County, Maryland.

Choosing an Internet Provider in the Hagerstown, MD Area

HAGERSTOWN, MD and the surrounding area have multiple internet providers available. A lot of residents will be limited to geographic area limitations, but fortunately there are typically several options available for most area residents. We’ve written a guide to local internet providers! Learn more at

Hagerstown to Host Ecycle Event for City Residents

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/21/2022) – On November 12, 2022, residents may bring unwanted electronics and documents to 274 East Memorial Boulevard (former Municipal Stadium parking lot) for Hagerstown’s Ecycles Day. The City of Hagerstown has partnered with Waste Management INC to provide disposal services at no cost to all residents of Hagerstown.

Fake Hagerstown In-N-Out Continues to Exist on Social Media, Intentions Unknown but Possibly Malicious

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/19/2022) – For almost a week, In-N-Out Burger in Hagerstown has been posting about their upcoming opening in Fall 2022. There’s just one problem – the Hagerstown restaurant doesn’t exist, and the social media page might be a scam.