Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


June 30, 1993

Finksburg man graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

Navy Ensign Andrew F. Palm recently graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned to his present rank in the United States Navy.

He was awarded a bachelor's degree with a major in political science.

Ensign Palm is a 1986 graduate of Westminster High School and is the son of Robert H. and Charlotte M. Palm Sr. of Finksburg.

Westminster City Police honored at luncheon

For the fifth consecutive year, the Westminster City Police Department won first place in their division for the 1993 Maryland Chief's Challenge.

The department received a plaque at a luncheon in Annapolis last Tuesday and was honored for "outstanding contribution to injury prevention and life-saving efforts to increase safety belt use in Maryland."

More than 60 police agencies around the state participated.


* Westminster: A city employee reported Friday that someone drove through the barricades at Green and Church streets. Estimated damage is $70.

A Cranberry Mall employee reported Friday that someone smashed the driver's side window of her vehicle as it was parked on mall lot. Damage is estimated at $100.

An employee of Duke's Car Wash on Railroad Avenue reported Sunday that someone sprayed an unknown substance into the bill changers. Estimated loss is $400.

A Manchester resident reported Saturday that someone damaged the trunk of her vehicle while it was parked at Cranberry Mall. The loss amount was not reported.

A Pennsylvania resident told police Friday that someone stole the rear license tag from her car while it was parked at the 140 Village Shopping Center. Estimated loss was $35.

A Westminster resident told police Thursday that someone stole his bike from his Manchester Road residence. Estimated loss is $250.

A Westminster woman reported last Wednesday that someone broke into her Young Way residence and stole $465 worth of property.

An employee of Re-entry Mental Health Inc. in Westminster reported last Wednesday that someone caused numerous sinks in the building to overflow in a bathroom. No damage estimate was given.


* Westminster: Westminster and Reese reponded to a fire alarm on Pennsylvania Avenue at 12:19 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 20 minutes.

Westminster responded to a brush fire on S. Center Street at 12:52 p.m. Monday. Units were out for 10 minutes.

Westminster and Reese responded to a fire alarm on North Center Street at 7:39 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 10 minutes.

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