September 2, 2012
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Jim Crumrine, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, were recognized as agents of the month for June in the Greencastle office.
The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales made and closed sales, as well as attendance at Realtor functions and continuing-education classes completed.
Palmer has been selling real estate for 26 years and is an associate broker. He lives in Greencastle with his wife, Dawn, and daughter.
Crumrine has been selling real estate since 1998. He holds the Graduate of the Realtor Institute designation and is a certified trainer for ERA. He lives in Greencastle with his wife, Betty.
West Virginia University Hospitals-East
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Eduardo D. Zamora, neurologist, joined the medical staff at West Virginia University Hospitals-East’s City Hospital and opened a neurology practice in Inwood, W.Va., on Aug. 1.
Zamora recently completed a fellowship in electrophysiology at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he also completed his neurology residency in 2011. He holds a fellowship in neuropathology from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore and a fellowship in neuroscience from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Zamora earned his medical degree at the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also completed his pathology training in neuropathology in Buenos Aires.
In his new practice, Zamora will be joining Inwood Medical and bringing neurology services, including electrophysiology labs, to south Berkeley County. He will be seeing patients at the former Apple Valley Family Medicine office until his new office is completed.
For more information, call 304-229-3300.
Jason Rakaczewski, general manager of the Olive Garden at 17410 Valley Mall Road in Halfway, recently was presented with Darden Restaurants’ top honor, the Joe R. Lee Diamond Club Award, named after the company’s retired chairman and chief executive officer.
Now in its 15th year, the award is presented annually to general managers throughout North America who delight guests with a genuine Italian dining experience while achieving top financial performance in the company’s previous fiscal year.
This is the third time Rakaczewski has received the recognition.
This year, Rakaczewski joined a group of 39 general managers selected from the more than 750 Olive Garden restaurants in North America.
West Virginia University School of Medicine
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Drs. Phillip B. Aguila and Feroz F. Noori received the Outstanding Clinical Faculty of the Year Award for the West Virginia University School of Medicine Eastern Division for academic year 2012.
They were chosen for their outstanding commitment to teaching. The award is voted on by Eastern Division medical students, and reflects the students’ appreciation for and recognition of the physicians’ skill, knowledge and combined ability to impart their medical knowledge to future medical professionals.
Aguila and Noori are board-certified pulmonologists practicing at West Virginia University Hospitals-East Pulmonology in Martinsburg, and are active members of the medical staff at City Hospital.
Aguila is a graduate of the WVU School of Medicine. He completed residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a pulmonology fellowship at the University of North Carolina.
Noori attended St. George’s University School of Medicine, and completed his residency and fellowship at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J.
Both physicians have WVU School of Medicine clinical volunteer faculty appointments as clinical assistant professors. They joined WVUH-East Pulmonology in 2010.
Advanced Chiropractic Care, P.C.
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Lynn Ann Cline recently joined the staff of Advanced Chiropractic Care, P.C., in Waynesboro as the receptionist and billing manager.
Cline grew up globally and currently lives in Hagerstown. She has more than 20 years of experience in the retail industry as a manager and customer-service specialist.
She recently attained a certificate in medical billing and coding, and an associate degree in health information technology from the Hagerstown campus of Kaplan University.
Cline recently received the certified billing and coding specialist certification from the National Healthcareer Association.
She also holds an associate degree in science and a Bachelor of Science in biology.
Pennsylvania State Police
HARRISBURG, Pa. — State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan recently promoted the following troopers:
• Robert F. Johnson of Somerset County, Pa., was promoted to lieutenant and named as station commander for Troop H in Chambersburg, Pa.
Johnson most recently served as the station commander of Troop G, Bedford, Pa.
A native of Johnstown, Pa., Johnson enlisted in the state police in 1991. Following his training at the State Police Academy, he was assigned to Troop G, Bedford. He also served at stations in Carlisle and Hollidaysburg, Pa., and as a canine handler with the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations. He was promoted to corporal in 2004 and to sergeant in 2007.
Johnson and his wife, Jennifer, have six children.
• Anthony Manetta of Shippensburg, Pa., was promoted to lieutenant and named commander of the Statewide Radio Implementation and Interoperability Office, at the Bureau of Communication and Information Services.
Manetta most recently served as the director of the public information office.
A native of Berwick, Pa., Manetta enlisted in the state police in 1994. Following his training at the State Police Academy, he was assigned to Troop H in Chambersburg. Manetta also served in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation. He was promoted to corporal in 2003 and to sergeant in 2007.
Manetta and his wife, Dawn, have two children.
• Jonathan Mays of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was promoted to lieutenant and named commander of the Criminal Investigation Section at Troop H in Harrisburg.
Mays most recently served as station commander at Troop H in Gettysburg, Pa.
A native of Northern Cambria, Pa., Mays enlisted in the state police in 1995. Following his training at the State Police Academy, he was assigned to Troop H in Carlisle. He also served at stations in Newville, Pa., Chambersburg and Bethlehem, Pa. He was promoted to corporal in 2002 and to sergeant in 2005.
Mays and his wife, Heidi, have two daughters.
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