Glenelg students raising funds for travel

Western Howard

November 04, 2007

Mark and Patty Carroll, who own Town and Country Auto Repair in Dayton and are alumni of Glenelg High School, are offering Good Neighbor Savings Cards that include discount coupons for two oil changes and other services.

The cards, which are being sold by Glenelg High School students, are $20 each. The proceeds will help pay for the school's marching unit and drill team to attend out-of-state competitions.

River Hill boosters selling citrus fruit

The River Hill Music Boosters are selling Florida navel oranges, grapefruit, tangerines and variety packs.

The first delivery will be in mid-November. December orders are due Nov. 30. Sales will continue through March.

Information or to obtain an order form: www.riverhill music.org.

Around Town

Hayrides, pumpkins -- Sharp's at Waterford Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville, will offer free hayrides and pumpkin-picking from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, the last day the farm will be open to the public this year. An educational corn maze, a nature trail, observation beehives, a farm museum, fresh apple cider, scarecrow-making, face painting and a country store will be available. The farm will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fall tours continue through Nov. 16. 410-489-2572 or www.sharp farm.com.

Online newsletter -- The Glenwood library invites those ages 13 to 18 to add their voices to an online newsletter. Teenagers will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. 410-313-5577. To see a sample of "Teen 'Zine:" www.hclibrary. org/teenzine.

Historic tea -- Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor an afternoon tea at historic Waverly Mansion in Marriottsville from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Docents in period clothing will serve tea, sweets and savory dishes. The tea will be served in the restored mansion, which is furnished with period antiques. The cost is $25. Reservations are required. 410-465-8500.

POMS clinic -- The River Hill High School POMS squad invites students in grades two through five to a clinic from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the school. POMS squad members will teach dance and techniques. The $35 cost includes a T-shirt, a snack and participation in the halftime show during a River Hill High School varsity boys basketball game Dec. 5. Early registration is recommended, but walk-in registration is available if space permits. Students should take a lunch. Christie Ficke, 443-831-9525; or Diana Alvarado, 301-706-9412.

Road work -- The State Highway Administration is working to relieve congestion and improve safety along Route 32 at Burntwoods Road by constructing a $30 million interchange that will require lane closings. The new interchange will remove two traffic signals at Burntwoods and Ten Oaks roads, and relocate several private driveways and local roads that intersect Route 32. The Route 32-Burntwoods Road intersection will be relocated, and a roundabout, ramps, a bridge and a new access point will be added. Single-lane closings are planned along Route 32 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday. Single lanes also might be closed along Ten Oaks Road, Pfefferkorn Road and Burntwoods Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Traffic drums, signs and cones will guide motorists through work zones. The project is expected to be completed by fall 2009. 301-624-8100.

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