Glen Burnie post office move long overdue for some patrons

NEIGHBORS

August 18, 1999|By Donna Koros Stramella | Donna Koros Stramella,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE GLEN BURNIE post office can't relocate soon enough for me.

On two trips last week, every parking spot was filled, and visitors sat in their cars waiting for an open space -- much like last-minute Christmas shoppers at the mall.

When the post office moves just up Ritchie Highway to the old Harundale Mall, parking has to improve, and I hope more space will be inside.

School orientations

Glen Burnie High School incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to an orientation at 7 p.m. Aug. 25.

The evening will include details on the new school year and a tour of the campus.

Freshmen and other new students report to the high school at 7: 15 a.m. Aug. 30.

Returning students report Aug. 31.

The most dramatic change this year is a switch to a four-period day.

Information: 410-761-8950.

Corkran Middle School will host an orientation for new pupils and their parents at 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Those attending will tour the school and receive details on classes, schedules and more.

Sixth-grade pupils report for the first day of school Aug. 30. Other pupils begin Aug. 31.

Doors open at 7: 45 a.m. and classes begin at 7: 55 a.m.

Information: 410-222-6493.

Marley Middle School invites incoming sixth-graders and their parents to attend one of two orientation sessions, scheduled at 9 a.m. and 10: 30 a.m. tomorrow.

Guidance counselor Harry Shafer will present details on the new school year.

Attendees may ask questions and tour the school.

Sixth-graders report Aug. 30, and seventh- and eighth-graders Aug. 31. Doors open at 8: 05 a.m. and classes begin at 8: 16 a.m.

Two administrative changes are in store at Marley Middle.

Susan Cassidy, former assistant principal at Chesapeake Bay Middle School, will be principal, replacing John Kozora, who retired. Vickie Wardell, previously a teacher at Severna Park Middle, will fill the slot of assistant principal vacated by William Liptak, who also retired.

Information: 410-761-0934.

Fall fashion show

Stylish clothes for cooler temperatures will be showcased at the North Arundel Hospital Auxiliary's Fall Fantasy Luncheon Oct. 8 at LaFontaine Bleu.

Doors open at 10: 30 a.m. for the event, followed by the show at 11: 30 a.m. and a luncheon at 1 p.m.

Models will show off new fashions from retailers, including Gantos, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Old Navy, P. S. Plus and The Giant Peach.

Tickets are $22.

Chances for a 50-50 raffle are available. The raffle has brought in more than $2,000.

Information or ticket purchases: 410-787-4504.

Computer users meeting

ABCUG (Another Baltimore Computer Users Group) invites computer-savvy wannabes to its general meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the North County Area Library.

The agenda will include a demonstration of "Links Extreme," a golf game by Microsoft.

ABCUG members are mainly people who use their computers to surf the Internet, design graphics, play games and use productivity software.

To learn more about the group, visit its Web site at http: //members.xoom.com/ qom50/abcug.html or call Pat Anthony at 410-760-2047.

Pub Date: 8/18/99

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