Taneytown police chief raises $1,806 for the Special Olympics

August 21, 1996

Taneytown police Chief Melvin Diggs raised $1,806.62 for the Maryland Special Olympics in nine hours as a performer and master of ceremonies of a karaoke program.

The Aug. 10 program was part of a statewide fund-raising effort by police chiefs.

The Taneytown American Legion donated proceeds from food and drink sales. In addition, food counter and drink servers donated $45 they received from tips.


Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 1: 49 p.m. Monday to a truck fire on Mayberry Road at Route 140. Units were out 41 minutes.

Pub Date: 8/21/96

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