Circuit Court clerk to speak at Republican club...

News Digest

July 22, 1999

Circuit Court clerk to speak at Republican club meeting

Robert Duckworth, the clerk of the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County, will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the North Anne Arundel County Republican Club at 7 a.m. Friday. The meeting will be at Johnny's Family Restaurant, 3023 Mountain Road near Edwin Raynor Boulevard in Pasadena. Admission is free.

Duckworth is president of the Maryland Circuit Court Clerks' Association and has served as a policy adviser on Capitol Hill. Information: 410-437-2685.

Politicians to take stage in reading program events

Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens and County Council members are participating in summer reading programs at branches throughout the county for the first time in years. The program is expected to reach more than 15,000 children and runs through Aug. 6. The theme is "Catch the Reading Wave." Owens and council members will help with science experiments, puppet shows, comedy acts, sing-alongs and hula dancing.

Owens' appearance is planned for 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Annapolis Area Library at 1410 West St., where she will be part of a presentation, "Fizz, Foam & Flash."

Arundel, federal bureau join in arson investigations

Anne Arundel County has joined with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and Montgomery and Prince George's counties in creating an Arson Task Force.

The force will likely swing into action anytime a major fire or explosion, or series of seemingly connected incidents, call for long-term investigation.

Open house marks opening of BGE ash processing plant

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is holding an open house for Pasadena residents Saturday to mark the opening of its new ash processing facility.

Built to turn ash into concrete additive, the new Separated Technologies Inc. plant will be showcased along with the operations at the coal- and oil-fired Brandon Shores and H. A. Wagner power plants. These are normally closed to the public.

Entertainment, refreshments, wildlife, science and educational exhibits and the "Mad Science Electricity Show" are planned.

Directions, information: 410- 787-5000.

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