Route 32 traffic patterns change

November 02, 2008

The State Highway Administration has opened three roundabouts and two new ramps and removed two traffic signals along Route 32.

Traffic signals have been removed along Route 32 at Pfefferkorn and Ten Oaks roads. Motorists traveling along Route 32 can now use the ramps and roundabouts to access Burntwoods, Pfefferkorn and Ten Oaks roads. A new Burntwoods Road bridge over Route 32 is also open to traffic.

Motorists are urged to reduce speed and stay alert; variable message boards, barrels and arrow boards will guide them through the new traffic pattern.

The $27 million project is expected to be completed in the spring.

Information: 800-323-6742.

Prayer service set

The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will hold its third Community Prayer Service from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 9.

The nondenominational service is intended as a time of healing for cancer survivors, their families and friends. Light refreshments will be served.

The Rev. Paul Shoffeitt will speak; The Rev. Brian Schockey, the pastor, will preside.

Information: 410-313-4840.

around town

Educational maze : Sharp's at Waterford Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville, has a 7-acre educational "A-Maze-ing Corn Maze" for children and adults. The farm also offers free hayrides, a chance to pick pumpkins off the vine, visits with farm animals and a chance to feed sheep and goats. Visitors can walk along a scenic nature trail, observe beehives and visit the farm's museum. Apple and pumpkin butter, jams, salsa, honey, cider and apples, fall decorations and other items will be available in the farm's country store. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. 410-489-2572, or

Fit for life : Glenwood Senior Center in Glenwood Community Center is offering a Pilates class from 11 a.m. to noon Mondays. The class for all fitness levels aims to improve posture, balance and flexibility. The cost is $40 for eight weeks.

* A new Fit for Life exercise class is offered from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Fridays. The class includes 20 to 30 minutes of low-impact aerobics, 20 minutes of abdominal and mat work and 20 minutes of stretching. The cost is $40 for 12 weeks.

Information: Betty Frey, 410-313-5440.

Play group : The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville, is offering a new Kiddie Korner Play Group for children ages 5 and younger accompanied by an adult from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The group will meet to play games and make friends. Identification is required for adults. Information: 410-313-4840.

Teen event : The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer a "Craftastic Teens" program for ages 11 and older from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Registration is not required.

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