City workers raise $2,053 for widow

June 27, 1994

City of Westminster employees raised $2,053.50 for Nancy Knight, the wife of former city employee Robert W. Knight, who was killed in March when his van plunged into a sinkhole on Route 31.

The accident occurred during the early morning of March 31, during Mr. Knight's shift at the Westminster sewage treatment plant.

City employees raised the funds for Mrs. Knight, who is pregnant, and her three children during a silent auction at the Westminster Flower Mart on May 7. Auction items were donated by Carroll businesses, and the auction was coordinated by Carol Baublitz, Carol Donovan, Dale Taylor and Kristin Walters.

Donations to the Robert W. Knight Memorial Fund should be addressed to: The Fund, c/o Firm Foundation Rock Church Inc., 2119 Coon Club Road, Westminster 21157.


Westminster: A Liberty Street resident told city police Wednesday that his car's stereo was stolen. The stereo was valued at $489.

An employee of Kentucky Fried Chicken reported to city police Wednesday that several people broke a window in the North Center Street restaurant by throwing rocks. The damage was estimated at $700.

resident of the 300 block of E. Main St. filed a theft report with city police Wednesday after an acquaintance failed to return five compact discs that had been borrowed. The CDs had a total value of $75.


Deer Park: Gamber, Reese and Westminster responded to a house fire on the 1700 block of Antler Lane at 4:07 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 52 minutes.

Westminster: Westminster responded to an alarm in the 800 block of Gist Road at 7:18 a.m. Friday. Units were out for nine minutes.

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