The old Hamilton Hotel building, located in the heart of downtown Hagerstown, has been condemned by the city. The reason? The building was without heat for the entire winter, causing the water pipes to freeze and then burst. The building’s lone tenant, Atomic Comics, Hagerstown’s lone comic book shop, has been forced to close indefinitely.
Hagerstown mayor David S. Gysberts was speaking to visiting high school students from Germany when he told them that sometimes he wishes Hagerstown had a war to “clear out” old buildings. He made the comment after telling the students that he had seen photos of Wesel, the city in Germany the students were from, and he
The city of Hagerstown is about to get another used bookstore. 2nd & Charles, a division of Books-a-Million, is opening a location in the former Borders store in the Centre at Hagerstown shopping center located on Garland Groh Boulevard. There’s a rather cryptic sign in the window at the old Borders promising a whole new
Former Hagerstown Mayor Bob Bruchey has been promoted by the Hagerstown Suns, a class A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, from Director of Sales, Marketing and Community Affairs to General Manager. Bruchey was hired by the Suns at the end of January by then General Manager Bill Farley. I wonder if Frarley knew he was
We stopped in at Hagerstown’s finest indoor shopping emporium, the Valley Mall, earlier this afternoon. There was a sports card show scheduled this weekend and since I missed most of the offerings at the Maugansville Card Show two weeks ago, I had the audacity to show up an hour and a half before it was
Yesterday was massively hot here in Hagerstown. I don’t know what it actually got up to, but the forecast was for 100 degrees. Our air conditioner decided to take a dump last night at around 9 PM. At least that was when we started to notice it was getting hot inside. I quickly checked all