Meeting to provide answers to Ferndale traffic questions

Neighbors/Ferndale/Linthicum

June 23, 1992|By Rosalie M. Falter

Many people have been asking questions about traffic patterns, road designs, light rail and other transportation changes taking place in Ferndale.

Bring your questions to the Ferndale Senior Center at 8 tonight and state Sen. Michael J. Wagner, D-District 32, and Beth Robinson of the MTA will be on hand to answer them for you.

The meeting is being sponsored by the Greater Ferndale Community Association. For information, call 761-4347.

If you are looking for a perfect way to end a summer weekend and get ready for the workweek ahead, the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights has a suggestion: Pack a picnic basket and head over to Linthicum Park for a free evening of music under the stars.

The Summer Concert Series has something for everyone.

Mike Surratt & The Continentals will open the series on July 5 with a performance of polkas, waltzes and other musics. Other series guests include the Paddyfields, a female country music trio, on July 12; the swinging sound of the Crabtown Big Band on July 19; the jazz group Moon August on July 26; the barbershop harmonies of Sons of the Severn on Aug. 2; and the Naval Academy Band on Aug. 9.

Concerts begin at 6 p.m. In the event of rain, concerts will be canceled.

Special thanks to the Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association, Linthicum Lions Club, Crestwood Improvement Association and the county Commission on Culture and the Arts for their support.

The Woman's Club music committee, under Co-chairwomen Jo Barker and Dolores Schuman, scheduled the performances, selected the musicians and will provide refreshments to the artists.

4 For more information, call 859-3308 or 789-7546.

North County High School seniors Martha Hill, Bobbi Boney and Michele Martin each received $500 scholarships from the

Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights.

Martha will attend the University of Delaware; Bobbi, Western Maryland College; and Michele, the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Lindale Junior-Brooklyn Park Middle School students Lawrence

Jennings and Nadra Wass each received $100 savings bonds for academic excellence.

Six dictionaries will be awarded to elementary school students for outstanding writing achievements.

St. Philip Neri School, 6401 Orchard Road, conducted its eighth-grade graduation exercises on June 7 at the 12:30 p.m. Mass, celebrated by Msgr. Francis X. Zorbach.

The following scholarships were awarded: Shawn Airey, Mount St. Joseph and Cardinal Gibbons high schools; Kathleen Brady, Mount De Sales High School; Dominick Floyd, Cardinal Gibbons High School; Jimmy James, Mount St. Joseph, Calvert Hall and Cardinal Gibbons high schools; Joseph Kern, Mount St. Joseph High School; R.P. Bowman, Archbishop Spalding and Cardinal Gibbons high schools; Tara Showalter, Mount De Sales High School; and Christine Endler, Catholic Daughters of America High School Scholarship.

NB The following eighth-graders were first runners-up in the 1992

Archdiocese of Baltimore Math Contest: Shawn Airey, Kathleen Brady, Dominick Floyd, Jimmy James, Joseph Kern, Jason Patten, Ronald Punte-Bowman and Tara Showalter.

In the Catholic Daughters of America Literary Contest, first place in the poetry category went to Melissa Biller and first place in the poster division to Kathleen Brady.

Awards for perfect attendance from kindergarten through the eighth grade were given to Joseph Hizon and Jennifer Hughes.

The Presidential Academic Achievement Award is given to students who scored in the 80th percentile in a national standardized test and maintained a B-average or better from fourth to eighth grade. Students winners are: Shawn Airey, Kathleen Brady, Curtis Caderette, Erin Elliott, Christine Endler, Dominick Floyd, Barry Huestis, Jennifer Hughes, Jimmy James, Jennifer Jarecki, Joseph Kern, Scott Keller, Frances McDermaid, Tracy Neubert, Jason Pattan, Lee Punte-Bowman, Philip Reisinger, Tara Showalter and Jennifer Svarczkopf.

Members of the Linthicum Senior Citizens Club enjoyed lunch at Snyders Willow Grove Restaurant last Tuesday. Known as the "Lunch Bunch," the group meets monthly at a different area restaurant.

Millie Gardner and Hazel Pulaski share the responsibility of planning these luncheons.

The club is a subsidiary of CASOS -- County Administered Senior Opportunities, which provides a minibus for seniors. Club member Margaret Hook planned a trip June 11 to the Mountain Gate Restaurant in Thurmont. On July 1, she has planned a lunch at Harrison's Restaurant on Tighlman's Island.

The club meets the second Monday of every month at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church.

Linthicum Baptist Church, 611 South Camp Meade Road, is having Vacation Bible School for children, from 3-year-olds through sixth-graders, from July 6-10.

The curriculum includes Bible study, singing, crafts and games. Refreshments will be served.

The school will conclude with a special service at 7 p.m., July 10, when children will demonstrate what they learned about Jesus and religious missions.

Call the church office for more information, 766-0204.

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