Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


February 02, 1993

Flower and Jazz Festival planned

Planning is starting now for the Westminster Flower and Jazz Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 in downtown Westminster.

The festival committee is accepting applications from crafters interested in having a space, either indoors or outdoors. Spaces inside the Westminster fire hall are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are approximately 8 feet by 8 feet, with optional table provided.

Outdoor spaces on Main Street are approximately 10 feet by 10 feet.

All spaces are $20.

Information: 848-6962.


* Westminster: A video camera valued at $750 was stolen from Sears Roebuck at Cranberry Mall on Friday.

Thirty-two greens flags and poles were stolen from the Wakefield Valley Golf Club on Friday. Officials set the value at $960.

The windows of two cars were shattered, apparently by an air gun, on Saturday. Eric Roberge of East Main Street estimated his damage at $175. John Vogel of Baltimore said his car was parked on East Main Street and estimated his loss at $250.

Property valued at $390 was taken from the car of Douglas Mott while it was parked near his home on Gallatin Court.

Joseph Hoffman of Willis Street told police that someone removed articles valued at $1,025 from his car while it was parked at Becker's garage on East Main Street on Saturday.

A painting was removed from a dentist office in the 200 block of E. Main St. on Wednesday. Paul Keener told police the value of the painting was $25.

Pat Fallon of Reisterstown told police someone stole her wallet from a cart while she was shopping at K mart on Englar Road on Friday. She said the loss was $25.


* Westminster: A trash container fire along Main Street in Westminster brought firefighters from the city at 12:53 a.m. Monday. Four such fires were discovered last Wednesday night and early Thursday morning on Main Street and Oak Hill Court between 9:32 p.m. and 12:02 a.m. An investigation into the cause of the fires is continuing.

* Pleasant Valley: Three woods or brush fires within 21 minutes kept firefighters from the Pleasant Valley fire station busy Sunday evening. The first fire was discovered on John Owings Road at 9:20 p.m. and kept firefighters busy for nearly 90 minutes. Seven minutes later, a brush fire was discovered on Hughes Shop Road and, at 9:41 p.m., another fire was discovered on John Owings Road. The last two fires were extinguished in less than 15 minutes. Fire officials are investigating the cause of the fires.

Pleasant Valley battled a brush fire on Littlestown Pike at 12:32 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 44 minutes.

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