Glen Burnie

March 05, 1993

Superblock panel plans to finish work this month

A committee of area residents and business officials working with the county to convey what the community wants to see developed on the 5.6-acre Superblock expects to complete its work this month.

The community has agreed to a mixed-use development that would include a public-use area, such as an outdoor stage, plus residences, stores and perhaps offices.

The committee may be done soon enough to discuss its work at the March 18 Glen Burnie Urban Renewal Advisory Committee meeting, said Patricia Barland, the county's commercial revitalization manager and the committee's leader.

More than a decade ago, the county hoped to put an office, shopping and parking complex on the site that fronts Ritchie Highway near Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard. Last

year, several developers said that only a primarily residential complex would work financially there. Meanwhile, the county has paved a small part of the block.

Proposals from developers interested in developing the lot will be evaluated by the county, probably by fall.

High schoolers perform with symphony

More than 30 county high school students participated in a recent concert with members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

From Glen Burnie High School, Julie Marie Ferrara on oboe, Amy Tubman on first clarinet performed in the Feb. 24 concert at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

The students, chosen in auditions, rehearsed since early January.

Police arrest 4 on drug charges

County police arrested four people and seized a quarter-ounce of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $198 during the search of a home on Laurie Drive Wednesday evening.

Joseph John Martinez-O'Hara, 42, Micah David Cane, 22, and Brian Martinez-O'Hara, 37, all of the 800 block of Laurie Drive, and Carter Lane Lifshutz, 38, of Richmond, Va., were charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie: Someone smashed the window of a 1991 Oldsmobile Tuesday while it was parked in front of the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building on Crain Highway.

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