Hancock News

Gilbert brings new ideas to town hall

by Geoff Fox After a search by town officials that included 120 candidates, Hancock finally has their new town manager in Joe Gilbert. Gilbert officially started three weeks ago, he said. Gilbert replaces former Town Manager David Smith who resigned earlier this year during the January town meeting. Gilbert, who was born and raised in…

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Sidewalks to be made accessible, Main Street paving to follow

by Geoff Fox The sidewalks in Hancock will soon be getting an upgrade from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway administration. According to Media Relations Manager for MDOT SHA Charlie Gischlar, the project is currently being prepared for upgrades to make the sidewalks meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) rules in Hancock, Boonsboro and…

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Donald R. Bradshaw

Donald R. Bradshaw 1935-2019 Donald R. Bradshaw, age 84, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg, Pa. Born March 15, 1935, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late Marshall and Edna (Johnson) Bradshaw. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years,…

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Charles P. Nutwell

Charles P. Nutwell 1972-2019 Charles Patrick “Chuck” Nutwell, 47, of Needmore, Pa., died Saturday, May 4, 2019 due to auto accident in Berkeley Springs. Born May 3, 1972 in Annapolis, he is the son of Barbara Jean Shafer Nutwell and the late William Edwin Nutwell, Jr. He was a graduate of Annapolis High School, class of 1990. He was…

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Friday crash now has second fatality

A second person has now died as a result of a Friday morning head-on crash along U.S. 522 north of Berkeley Springs, according to police. Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer announced Saturday evening that the driver of a northbound pickup truck involved in the May 3 accident succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the…

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Two-vehicle crash Friday claims one

A crash involving two vehicles on Friday morning has resulted in the death of an unidentified female. The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. in the area of Brosius Hill along Hancock Road north of Berkeley Springs. Emergency response operations closed down that section of U.S. 522 for several hours. The road was reopened to traffic…

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Bikers talk about group’s role in child abuse prevention

by Geoff Fox Over the last few years, members of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) came to Hancock Middle-Senior High School as part of the annual child abuse awareness assembly with multiple agencies, but this year was different. This year, they had the stage to themselves. Led by Dogg, president of the West Virginia Chapter…

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