Westminster police seek Frock's thiefMore than $300 worth...


June 22, 1993

Westminster police seek Frock's thief

More than $300 worth of food and liquor was taken Sunday from a Westminster catering facility, Maryland State Police in Westminster reported.

Police said someone pried open the front door of Frock's Sunnybrook Farms, in the 100 block of Bond Street, sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 7:45 a.m. Sunday.

Food and beverages valued at $357 were taken from the kitchen and banquet rooms, police said.

Anyone with information about the burglary should call the state police in Westminster at 848-3111.

Park and Rec board to meet tomorrow

The Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks Advisory Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Carroll County Education Center, 495 S. Center St., Westminster.

On the agenda is the director's report, presentation of capital projects for the five-year capital program and public comments on the proposed Aeromodeler's site at the Speigel Property near Rinehart Road and Kowomu Trail.

Information: 857-2103.

Davis appeal bond hearing is postponed

Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Bruce C. Williams postponed a hearing yesterday, at which he was to consider releasing marijuana rights advocate Pamela Snowhite Davis from state prison pending an appeal in her felony drug conviction.

The hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow instead, said Judith S. Stainbrook, one of Davis' attorneys.

Davis' other attorney, Stephen P. Bourexis, filed papers requesting the appeal bond last week. But Assistant State's Attorney Barton F. Walker III told the court Friday he had not been properly notified of the filing and asked for a delay of the hearing to allow him to prepare for it.

Host families sought for Fresh Air Fund kids

The Fresh Air Fund, which has provided free summer vacations to underprivileged children from New York City for 115 years, is looking for Carroll County families to host children for two weeks this summer.

Host families welcome children ages 6 to 16 into their homes for two weeks of simple fun, said Gretchen F. Hyneckeal, of Manchester, a host and local representative of the Fund.

The program gives children from the inner city a chance to ride a bike, play in a yard and sample other pleasures Carroll County residents might take for granted, she said.

For more information, call Mrs. Hyneckeal at 239-6263.

Calling trivia buffs for July 4 contest

Someone will win a pair of All Star baseball tickets and a water bed in the WTTR Human Trivia Challenge as part of the Old Fashioned July 4 celebration at the Carroll County Farm Museum.

As many as 150 participants will take the challenge at 1 p.m. July 4. They will be asked trivia questions and those answering correctly will advance to the next round. The last person left wins the tickets and water bed.

To qualify for the contest, you must fill out an entry form and listen to WTTR-AM radio for your name. When you hear your name, call the station within 14 minutes and 70 seconds to qualify.

For a complete list of businesses carrying the entry forms, listen to the station.

Giant Food trucker wins championship

John Chamberlain of Westminster recently took first place in the five-axle division of the Maryland State Truck Driving Championships sponsored by Maryland Motor Truck Association.

For the past 19 years, Mr. Chamberlain has been employed with Giant Food in Jessup. He has been a driver for 34 years. With 2.7 million safe miles behind him, he has won the annual competition for the ninth time.

He is to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships in August in Denver. He won second place in the nationals in 1991.

The state competition includes a written examination, personal interview and driving test. Judging was done by state law enforcement and government officials.

Mr. Chamberlain and his wife, Ann, have two children and two grandchildren.

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