BWI runway construction will divert night...

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April 24, 1994

BWI runway construction will divert night flights

Construction work to lengthen a runway at Baltimore-Washington International Airport will change night flight patterns through late September, according to a statement from the airport.

"There are people who will be exposed to the aircraft noise who otherwise would not be exposed to it," said Adrienne Walker-Pittman, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Aviation Administration.

Workers will close the runway periodically between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., and traffic will be diverted to Runway 15R/33L and Runway 4/22. Normal night operations are scheduled to resume in October, and the work is expected to be completed in November.

For more information or to lodge a noise complaint, residents may call the airport's noise abatement office at (410) 859-7021.

2 Millersville men face burglary charges

County police have arrested two Millersville men and charged them with daytime breaking and entering after officers found several items in the houses of both men that linked them to at least seven burglaries in the area, officials said.

Mark A. Anderson, 26, of the 8300 block of Norwood Drive and Christopher Michael Rush, 19, of the 600 block of Cog Court were arrested about 10 a.m. Thursday, police said. Mr. Anderson has been charged with two counts of felony daytime breaking and entering and two counts of theft. Mr. Rush has been charged with three counts of felony daytime breaking and entering, police said.

Police said they recovered $2,000 worth of property from the houses of both men.

Color guards to amass for Fort Meade event

Two hundred color guards from the Baltimore-Washington area are expected to honor the American flag at 2:30 p.m. today in the eighth annual Massing of the Colors ceremony at Fort George G. Meade.

The Gen. George G. Meade Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars invites the public to the hourlong ceremony in the Meade Senior High School auditorium.

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