Union Mills * Westminster * Finksburg


July 30, 1993

Westminster boy is hurt when his bike hits a car

A 12-year-old Westminster boy was injured when he collided with the side of car while biking at Mathias Lane and Milton Avenue about 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

David A. Brehm, of the first block of Pennsylvania Ave., was taken to Carroll County General Hospital after complaining of neck and back pain, Westminster police said.

Investigators said the boy was riding a 10-speed bicycle southbound on Mathias Lane and failed to stop before entering the intersection at Milton Avenue.

The youth's bicycle crashed into the driver's side of a 1991 Chevrolet Caprice traveling eastbound on Milton Avenue. The car was driven by Edna M. Drechler, 55, of the 600 block of Gahle Court.

Brehm, who was wearing a bicycle helmet, struck and shattered the driver's window with his head.

No charges were placed against the driver of the automobile, Pfc. Misty Runkles said.

Rotary Club installs officers in ceremony

The Rotary Club of Westminster recently installed officers for 1993-1994 as it began its 71st year.

New officers are: Helen Utz, president; Dwight Dingle, president-elect; Dwight Gorsuch, vice president; Bob Peterson, secretary; Russ Sellman, treasurer; Art Peck, Jim Dulany and Bill Finch, directors.

Outgoing president Larry Hogue, said the club contributed more than $12,000 to local charities over the past year.

The object of the Rotary Club is to foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.


* Westminster: Westminster and New Windsor responded to wires on fire on Old New Windsor Road at 1:57 a.m. Thursday. Units were out for 18 minutes.

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