Glen Burnie

November 11, 1992

Conservation group receives award from Bush

President Bush has bestowed the nation's highest environmental honor on a Glen Burnie-based conservation group.

Maryland Save Our Streams will receive the President's Environment and Conservation Challenge Award for its volunteer efforts to identify and correct problems on the state's waterways.

"We're very honored to receive this recognition," said Brad Bradford, president of the Save Our Streams board of directors. "Since 1970, SOS volunteers have put their hands in the water and feet in the mud in order to care for their neighborhood rivers and streams."

Save Our Streams has sponsored stream surveys, monitoring programs and cleanups in Anne Arundel County along the Severn and Patuxent rivers, and Nabbs, Stony and Cox creeks.

The presidential citation was established in 1991 to promote a conservation ethic throughout the country.

Gunman robs fabric store

A gunman robbed a Glen Burnie fabric store Monday evening,--

county police reported.

According to police, the gunman walked into House of Fabrics in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway at 7:45 p.m. and demanded money from the clerk.

The clerk gave him money from the cash register and the robber left the store.

Police described the robber as a black man, about 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and wearing a blue hat, blue coat and jeans. He was in his late 20s.

Police charge man with kidnapping

County police have charged a Glen Burnie man with kidnapping after he allegedly forced his former girlfriend into his car at a school bus stop Nov. 4 and drove her to West Virginia.

According to the police report, Brian Lee Ark, 19, 1100 block of Nottingham Drive, drove to a school bus stop on Oak Manor Drive at 7 a.m.

Mr. Ark brought the girl back home the next afternoon, after the two spent the night in West Virginia, the police report said.

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