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February 25, 1996

Builder magazine opens Web site for Internet users

Builder magazine has joined the computer age with a new Internet service that is available free on the World Wide Web and through America Online, Prodigy and CompuServe.

Builder Online is designed to attract the magazine's 194,000 readers as well as new-home buyers seeking information.

The site has full-text stories direct from the monthly publication.

Builder Online features include daily breaking housing news, new product introductions, bulletin boards and chat rooms, a Guide to Building Products, and downloadable home plans.

Builder Online has an agreement with NETCOM Internet Services to provide free Netcruiser disks for people not already on an on-line service.

For a free disk, call NETCOM at (800) NETCOM1, Ext. 2600.

Builder magazine is published by Hanley-Wood Inc., a Washington-based firm that also publishes Remodeling, Building Products, Prosales, Custom Home and "The Hanley-Wood House Plan Collection."

Private housing agency gets grant for services to seniors

Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc., the neighborhood and housing development agency of the Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, recently received a grant from the Morris Goldseker Foundation to address the physical and social needs of senior citizens living in apartments.

CHAI is working with Jewish Family Services and the Jewish Community Center to develop a model for bringing programs and services to apartment buildings with a high concentration of senior renters.

For information about CHAI's Apartment Services Program in the Park Heights area, call (410) 466-1990.

May begins second term as head of Arundel builders

Chris M. May has begun a second term as president of the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Mr. May is the founder and president of Seaboard Builders Inc., a custom-home building firm that assists with lot selection, design and permit application.

Holder of a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Maryland, he spent four years on active duty and three years in the reserves with the Navy.

Before starting his firm in 1975, Mr. May worked as director of communications for United Way of America and as general manager of the National Parks Association. His affiliations include the Anne Arundel County Code Violation Review Board, the Governor's Task Force on Utility Regulation and the County Executive's Transition Committee.

News in Brief

Szpara Residential Design Architects has created two new designs for Castle Stone, the first Baltimore County development of Bob Ward Homes.

Supreme Title Company & The Law Offices of Howard B. Goren are now located at Woodholme Square, 1864 Reisterstown Road. Mr. Goren specializes in real estate law.

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