November 11, 2007
School plays -- Bel Air High School drama students will perform 1960s suspense thriller Wait Until Dark, Thursday and Saturday in the auditorium, 100 Heighe St. Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, including Ivan Plis (left) as Petruchio and Kara Procell as Kate, will be performed Friday. Shows start at 7 p.m. $8 for adults, $7 for students and $6 for age 12 and under and 60 and over. 410-638-4600.
July 19, 1996
The explosion that obliterated a Trans World Airlines jet over Long Island, N.Y., Wednesday took the lives of at least four Marylanders as well as a highly regarded composer who graduated from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore.Relatives and friends confirmed that Bel Air resident Paula Carven, 42; her 9-year-old son, Jay; James Hurd III, 29, the manager of a family automotive shop in Glen Burnie; and 28-year-old Pamela Crandell, a first-grade teacher in Crownsville were among the 230 aboard the TWA flight.
July 1, 2006
Mary Elizabeth Sudbrink, a retired Harford County educator and former Bel Air resident, died Sunday at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque of injuries she suffered in an April automobile accident. She was 68. Mary Elizabeth Wimmer was born in Baltimore and raised in Joppa. She was a 1955 graduate of Bel Air High School. In 1959, she earned a bachelor's degree in education from what is now Towson University. She returned to Towson to earn a master's degree in writing in 1991.
September 23, 1990
Nearly 20,000 people lined the streets of Bel Air Sept. 15 to watch the parade celebrating the centennial of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Co.The parade, which lasted about two hours, featured performances by 16 marching bands, the Mummers from Philadelphia and the Colts Marching Band.The parade started on Lee Street and followed Bond Street to the Bel Air High School complex.Meanwhile, a flea market tempted festival-goers with fire company collectibles and memorabilia like shirts, key chains.
April 13, 2003
Harford County's schedule for starting public discussions of land-use planning has come under criticism from the Jewish community for setting meetings on Jewish holy days. Stuart Jay Robinson, president of the Jewish Council of Harford County, said that two of the four kickoff meetings presented conflicts: The meeting Wednesday at Joppatowne High School coincides with the start of Passover and the meeting April 23 at Bel Air High School coincides with the last day of Passover. Robinson asked that the two meetings be rescheduled or that additional dates be offered to allow for Jewish participation.
August 18, 1991
The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble will perform today and next Sunday.Today's concert takes place 7 p.m. in the band shell on the grounds of the Bel Air Town Hall. The free event is sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee.In case of rain, the performance takes place at Bel Air High School.The ensemble will present another outdoor concert 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the Great Bowl at Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, in Monkton.Tickets, on sale at the gardens the day ofthe concert only, include admission to the concert as well as the 22acres of gardens.