Seventh-graders raise $2,220 for hospital

January 09, 1995

Westminster West Middle School seventh-graders recently participated in the school's annual math-athon for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Braden Cadenilli, Becki Ridgway and Ikaika Kobashigawa were the top three fund-raisers for the program, which raised $2,221.65.

The students were given a math book with 200 problems to complete in a three-week period. Students got pledges for the number of problems worked. About 80 seventh-graders participated.

The Team 7 eighth-grade student government at the school also helped the needy by organizing a canned food drive last month, collecting 500 items to be donated to Carroll County Food Sunday. Class 3 will enjoy a pizza party for donating the most items in a competition between five social studies classes on the team.


* Westminster: A resident of Pennsylvania Avenue reported to city police someone stole a 26-inch Roadmaster 18-speed bicycle from in front of 33 Sullivan Ave. Thursday. The bike, purple with gray hand grips, was valued at $150.

A resident of View West Drive told city police someone stole her purse from a business on East Main Street Dec. 31. She estimated the loss at $82.


* Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley and Littlestown and Kingsdale of Adams County, Pa., were dispatched to investigate smoke in a house on Blacks Schoolhouse Road at 4:04 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 50 minutes.

* Westminster: Westminster responded to a trash fire on Washington Lane at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 30 minutes.

Westminster responded to a trash container fire on Pleasanton Road at 10:40 a.m. Friday. Units were out for one hour.

Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley, Manchester and Hampstead were dispatched to investigate smoke in a building in the 100 block of W. Main St. at 9:26 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 53 minutes.

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