Rabies Vaccinations Set

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May 05, 1991

The Harford County Health Department will conduct rabies vaccinationclinics for dogs and cats from 2 to 4 p.m. today, at the following locations:

Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department, Route 7 and Mountain Road; Darlington Volunteer Fire Department, Darlington; CountyParks and Recreation Building, Old Aberdeen Elementary School, Howard and Franklin streets; Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Department, intersection of Route 136 and Old Route 23.

The vaccine administered at the clinics is effective for a periodof three years in dogs and cats one year old, provided previous rabies vaccines have not yet expired. The vaccine is effective for one year in dogs and cats three to 12 months old.

Dogs should be on a leash and cats in a carrying case.

Cost: $5 per dog or cat.

Information: 838-1500 or 879-8322.


The Bel Air Jaycees and town of Bel Air reopened the Farmer's Market at 7:30 a.m. yesterday for its 16th year.

Weather permitting, the market will remain open through November 9. The Farmer's Market is in the county parking lot at the corner of Bond and Thomas streets. The market closes around noon, or earlier if goods have sold out.

The Tollgate Mall Farmer's Market that operated on Wednesday afternoons will not be resumed due to location conflicts, said town officials. A Wednesday afternoon market will open when a suitable site is found.

Marketers'season permits, which grant the holder a regular spot for the entireseason, are available for $50. A one-day market license is available from the Jaycees for $10 per Saturday on a first-come, first-servedbasis.

The Bel Air Saturday Farmer's Market offers home-grown produce and flowers, homespun and home-made articles. Wholesale, retail,resale or commercially packed produce items will not be allowed for sale.

The Jaycees and the town are asking for assistance in keeping an up-to-date and current marketer's list. Marketers who no longer wish to be on the list are asked to call 838-8700 or 87909500.


A Florida man with 15 years of experience in municipal government has started work as Havre de Grace's first city manager.

Robert Lange, 46, started as the city manager on April 16. He was hired at an annual salary of $44,000.

The new manager worked as finance director in Cocoa, Fla., for the past three years. He previously worked as finance director in Hamden, Conn., for one year and as controller in Bridgeport, Conn. for two years.

Lange also worked for the city of Miami Beach for nine years, from 1976 to 1985, starting as a staff accountant and leaving as the chief accountant.

The administrator has a bachelor's degree in business administration. He also is certified in public management.

As the Havre de Grace manager, Lange will prepare annual budgets, carry out the City Council's decisions and oversee the city's 75-member staff, including the police, planning and public works departments.

Lange was the City Council's second choice for the manager's job. The first candidate, Dennis Sparks of Bowling Green, Va., did not take the job because of a disagreement over his contract.

Lange's wife, the former Gail Newman, is no stranger to Havre de Grace. She grew up in the city and is the daughter of the late David Newman, who owned City Pharmacy.


The commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground has ordered a review of operations at ammunition plants on the base, following the March 15 explosion at one plant that killed two men.

Maj. Gen. George H. Akin said that the review will be aimed at increasing the safety at the ammunition plants. The review is expected to be completed in 60 days.

The review is separate from an investigation into the explosion by the Army Safety Center in Fort Rucker, Ala., and the Technical Center for Explosive Safety in Savanna, Ill. Those investigations are to be completeddone by September.

In the explosion, John Zielinski, 41, of Aberdeen, and Norman Barcase, 40, of Abingdon, were killed as they attempted to put nitroglycerin propellent into a 105mm artillery shell.

Army officials suspended operations involving theloading and unloading of artillery and tank rounds in ammunition plants at Aberdeen after the explosion, pending the outcome of the review.

The APG investigators will review the process of loading artillery shells.

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