Glen Burnie

January 15, 1993

Improvement group, North Arundel Hospital plan health fair, 0) race

The Glen Burnie Improvement Association and North Arundel Hospital have agreed to cooperate on the association's fall health and safety fair and on the hospital's 10K race (6.2 miles).

The association will have its second health and safety fair on Oct. 2, featuring health screenings, exhibits and the like, many offered in conjunction with the hospital.

That afternoon, runners in the Oct. 3 10K race will pick up information packets at the GBIA building on Crain Highway near First Avenue, GBIA President Muriel Carter said.

The race, in its fourth year, will start at 9 a.m. behind the GBIA building, head down Greenway to Harundale Mall, then take the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail to Jumpers Junction Mall parking lot, and follow the same route back to the GBIA, hospital spokesman Kevin Murnane said.

Proceeds from the race, co-sponsored by the county Department of Recreation and Parks, will benefit the hospital's pediatric unit, he said.

Vandals shoot through Fox Chase Lane home

County police were looking yesterday for vandals who shot a bullet through a home in the 7900 block of Fox Chase Lane early Tuesday.

Investigators said people inside the home were awakened at 12:56 a.m. by the sound of a loud bang.

They found a bullet hole in the wall of a back bedroom. The bullewent through the rear upstairs bedroom wall, through an open doorway, down the hall, through another wall into the bathroom and finally through another wall to the outside.

Police searched the area along the B & A Bike Trail and Route 100 but found no suspects.

Ex-federal employees open assistance center

The Glen Burnie Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will open an assistance center at 1:30 p.m. today at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay.

The opening ceremonies will be at the Bachelor Officers Quarters.

The service center will operate from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday in Building 100, the administration building. The telephone number is 636-3866.

Volunteers will provide assistance on benefits-related matters to federal retirees and their families.

The chapter will open an assistance desk at the Pascal Senior Center on Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie on Tuesday, Feb. 2. It will be staffed from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday.

Auction will benefit high school band

The Glen Burnie High School Band Parents Association's is having an auction tonight in the school's cafeteria, at 7550 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

Admission is $2. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

A silent auction begins at 7 p.m., with the live auction scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. A variety of items are available for bidding, including dinner for two on the Spirit of Baltimore; a copy of "We The People" autographed by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, and eight landscape prints donated by Gov. William Donald Schaefer.

Cash, checks, Visa or Mastercard will be accepted.

Refreshments will be available throughout the evening.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit the band's general fundwhich supports an annual operating budget of $8,600.

This year the musicians, poms and flags are raising money to attend the Orlando Band Fest in April.

Information: Donna Ferrara at 766-8066.


* Brookfield: Burglars broke into a home in the 7500 block of Jacquill Road Friday and took jewelry and appliances of undetermined value.

* Southgate: Someone broke into a 1984 Ford Ranger parked in the 300 block of Highland Drive Monday and took stereo equipment valued at $1,271.

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