December 18, 1991
By day, Linda Abey is a secretary at the Ruth Parker Eason Special Education Center in Anne Arundel County, where she earns $51.74 a day.When the school day ends, Abey, a single mother of two teen-age daughters, rushes off to her second job, which she needs to make ends meet.Now Abey faces the possible loss of $206.96 of her school system salary this year because she and other Education Department employees may have to take an unpaid furlough of four days.County Executive Robert R. Neall proposed the furlough last month in an effort to cut the county's operating budget.
October 27, 1991
Bowling both duckpins and tenpins doesn't seem to bother Abey and Joey Abend.Abey's average in both sports is exceptional -- 138 in duckpins, 190-plus in tenpins.Jody carries a 170-plus average in tenpins, about 115 in ducks.The Abends reside in Taneytown, and both bowl in the Pussy Cats, a Friday night duckpin league at Thunderhead Lanes in Taneytown. On Monday nights, Abey bowls in the Commercial Men's League at Westminster Thunderhead.Abey, a plumber for his father's company, C.E. Abend and Sons, has a high tenpin game of 290. On Sept.