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November 01, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

School magazine wins Marylander Award from press association

TOWSON -- Towson High School's 1999 Colophon, a creative arts magazine, won the Maryland Scholastic Press Association's Marylander Award recently.

In a competition open to all public and private schools in the state, the Colophon was honored for its design, art and writing samples. The magazine has won such an honor three times in the past nine years.

The editor of the 1999 edition of the Colophon was Lauren Whaley, who graduated in the spring. Faculty advisers were Linda Popp and Bill Jones.

2 teachers to be honored as technology educators

TOWSON -- Two teachers from the Baltimore County school system will be honored by the Technology Education Association of Maryland on Nov. 18 at Wyndham Gardens in Annapolis.

Dennis Hearn, a teacher from Parkville High School, and Kenneth Bradshaw, a teacher at Catonsville High School, will be presented with Distinguished Technology Educator Awards at an annual dinner to honor Donald Maley, a professor emeritus of the University of Maryland, College Park. Information: 410-685-1648.

Jalopy Round-Up Day to benefit charity is Nov. 13

DUNDALK -- United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland Inc. and Norris Ford in Dundalk are sponsoring a Jalopy Round-Up Day on Nov. 13 for people who wish to donate an old car, truck, van, motorcycle or other vehicle in exchange for a tax donation.

People who wish to donate can take their vehicles to the Norris Ford storage lot behind the dealership,off Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk. Arrangements will be made to pick up inoperable vehicles.

Information: Nancy Bozylinski, 410-484-4540, Ext. 4006.

Library branches to offer Internet demonstrations

TOWSON -- Baltimore County Public Library branches will offer demonstrations and talks about the Internet this week for people age 12 and older, beginning with "Advanced Internet -- Hands-on," at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Catonsville branch, 1100 Frederick Road.

On Saturday, the Randallstown branch at 8604 Liberty Road will offer "Advanced Internet" at 9: 05 a.m., and the Parkville-Carney branch at 9509 Harford Road has scheduled "Introduction to the Internet" at 10: 30 a.m.

In Baltimore City

Senators, Schmoke to speak at opening of townhouses

A grand opening ceremony is planned today for Riverfront Townhomes at the site of the former Hanover Park Apartments at the gateway to southern Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood.

Part of a $16 million redevelopment, the former 32-unit housing development overlooking the Patapsco River has been transformed into 126 townhouses for rental and future ownership.

The Cherry Hill redevelopment has included a high school, renovated shopping center, and Family Resource Center. More than 200 guests are expected at the event at 10 a.m. on Cherry Hill Road. Sens. Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski and Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke are expected to speak.

Knabe Piano Co. dome to be placed at museum

The dome is going to its new home.

Nearly 15 months after the cupola that adorned the old Knabe Piano Co. was hoisted by helicopter from near the new Ravens football stadium, the 6,600-pound crown will be taken by floating crane today to the Baltimore Museum of Industry Waterfront Promenade.

Built for the piano company that opened in 1869, the dome later adorned Sweetheart Corp. The 21-foot-tall cupola was airlifted in July 1998 to the Domino Sugar refinery. It is expected to arrive at the museum between 11 a.m. and noon.

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