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Alleged Md. arson leader expected to plead out

HAGERSTOWN — A prosecutor says the alleged leader of a youthful arson gang in western Maryland is working out a plea deal. Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Murray of Williamsport had a hearing Monday in Hagerstown on an unrelated charge of malicious destruction ...

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Williamsport gets $275K grant for visitor center

WILLIAMSPORT — The town of Williamsport has received a $275,000 grant to build a visitor center near the C&O Canal National Historical Park. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports the grant comes from the Appalachian Regional Commission. The town has said ...

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A homecoming for Loeschke, Towson’s new president

Towson University’s newly appointed president, Maravene S. Loeschke, said Monday she plans to focus on workforce development and ensuring academic excellence once she begins work Jan. 1. Loeschke, 64, has been president of Mansfield University, a small liberal arts college ...

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Park service proposes C&O Canal upgrades in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — The National Park Service said Monday it aims to make the western Maryland town of Williamsport a star attraction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, complete with a turn-of the-20th-century town square and boat rides ...

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FirstEnergy to hire 30 to 40 at Williamsport headquarters

HAGERSTOWN — The president of FirstEnergy Corp.’s Maryland operations says the company will add 30 to 40 workers at its Williamsport office. James Fakult made the announcement Wednesday at a Washington County Chamber of Commerce meeting. He says the new ...

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Deafness no object for budding PA

WILLIAMSPORT — Marissa Clopper has learned many lessons in her 27 years. Her advice to others? Follow your dreams, don’t let anything hold you back, and be the best you can be. Taking that advice to heart, Clopper finds herself ...

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