Kay, Ed Sheridan celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss


June 28, 1994|By NATALIE HARVEY

Congratulations to Kay and Ed Sheridan on celebrating their golden wedding anniversary, June 17th.

Originally from New York City, they have lived in East Columbia for the past 18 years. Their five children, nine grandchildren and many friends attended an anniversary marriage service June 19 at St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Oakland Mills.

The marriage of their grandson William DeBell on June 18 in Pasadena, was a highlight of the festive weekend.

Mr. Sheridan has retired from his supervisory position with Kodak; leaving free time for visiting their family in Ellicott City and Lisbon.


More good news about our students.

Scott Herdson, son of Chris and John Herdson, Owen Brown village, was named most valuable swimmer at York, Pa., College.

Holding a 4.0 for his spring semester, he was also honored with a Dean's Academic Scholarship for the second year. We can add another star to our East Columbia "pride list."


Amanda Beckenstein deserves kudos, too!

An Oakland Mills High School graduate this year, she received the $500 Owen Brown Community Service Scholarship.

Amanda has participated in middle school tutoring, Students Against Violating the Earth, peer leadership, student government, Children International and the Columbia Sister City Exchange Program.

A member of the National Honor Society, she was active in sports: cross country, indoor and outdoor track; music: OMHS Quartet, OMHS Orchestra and the Maryland All-State Orchestra.


Mount de Sales Academy student Marianna Russo received a cum laude certificate in the 17th National Latin Exam.

More than 86,000 students participated and 16 Mount de Sales students were honored for their knowledge of the language. Ann and William Russo are the proud parents.


Summer is the season to start the art lessons which you talked about all winter.

This week, four art classes begin at the Columbia Art Center in the Long Reach Village Shopping Center.

"Intermediate Drawing" begins tonight; "Introduction to Watercolor" starts tomorrow; "Painting" begins this Thursday, and "Introduction to Drawing and Sketching" begins Saturday at 10 a.m.

All evening classes begin at 7 p.m.

Registration and information: 410-730-0075.


The Columbia Teen Center and the Owen Brown Community Association are sponsoring a pool party for high school students on July 19, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Dasher Green pool on

Cradlerock Way.

Registrations are required by July 15.


Creative Daisy classes for children 2 1/2 to 5 years old begin at Owen Brown Community Center next month, twice a week, 9 a.m. to noon.

The three sessions begin: July 11, Aug. 1 and Aug. 22.

Playtime for Toddlers begins July 12 and Clay Club begins July 7.

Registration and information: 410-381-0202.


Jeffrey Bourne, director of county Department of Recreation and Parks, will be the guest speaker at the July 5 meeting of the Owen Brown Village Board, Owen Brown Community Center.

He will discuss pathways, parking and playing fields as they relate to the environment of the new east Columbia library.

All residents are invited to attend the 7:30 p.m. meeting. Information: 381-0202.


If you want to cut grass, weed, rake leaves, etc., pay a visit to Owen Brown Community Center on Cradlerock Way, leave your name, phone number and job preference.

They are compiling a list which will be available to residents.


Think cool.

"Christmas in July" a dried flower wreath class will be held at Amherst House, July 16, at 10 a.m.

Registration opened last week and space is limited; call 381-9600. There is no class fee; only a $12 materials charge.


Summer picnics, family reunions, sports and other events seem to add more recyclable items to households.

If you haven't been recycling, why not begin today.

There are several recycle locations; two in Columbia: Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Mall in Columbia, and Thursdays, at McDonalds in the Kings Contrivance Village Center, from 2:20 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Call 313-7678 for the schedule and a list of acceptable items.

And, apartment and condominium residents will soon have recycling at their complexes if residents request it.

It takes only a call to apartment and condominium managers. Enough calls, a request from management, and recycling could be picked up at everyone's complex.

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