September 16, 2012
Among the 77 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Sept. 9-16 were the following: 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, 11:44 a.m. Sept. 12. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville career station responded to the report of a person with a gunshot wound in a vehicle on the parking lot of Catonsville High School. One seriously injured adult taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Westland Boulevard, 4700 block, 10:06 p.m. Sept.
September 14, 2012
A New York investment firm has given a $12.5 million short-term loan to the owner of an Arbutus industrial building to "stabilize the property for the longer term," according to one of the firm's managing directors. "Like many owners of Class-B and Class-C assets in the nation's middle markets, this sponsor needed a competitively priced, non-recourse bridge loan," said Geoffrey Smith, of Hudson Realty Capital Inc., in a statement Thursday. Hudson loaned the money for upkeep of a 689,000 square foot building in Arbutus on a 34-acre industrial site that currently houses a "prominent manufacturing company, mechanical contractor, logistics company and wholesaler of natural stone products," the statement said.
September 11, 2012
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Georgia Avenue, 2800 block, 4:30-5:44 a.m. Sept. 9. Two Kawasaki ATV dirt bikes stolen from garage. Park Avenue, 1700 block, between 11:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 6 p.m. Sept. 7. Weed whacker and leaf blower with charger taken from shed.
August 23, 2012
Several local business are among more than 30 insurance and financial professional firms that will be conducting a clothing drive beginning in September to support four metro area nonprofits. The drive will focus on collecting gently used and new business attire to assist House of Ruth, Suited to Succeed, Attire for Hire and Maryland New Directions. Each organization assists with resume writing, interview techniques and also allowing their clients to select the proper business attire for their first interview.
August 22, 2012
"We love our children with all our hearts," Gordon Livingston, psychiatrist, philosopher, author and twice-bereaved parent says from his home in Howard County. "We imagine that they will bury us. Then fate intervenes and we must bury them. Nowhere is the fragility of life or the randomness of death more apparent than in the deaths of children. " I contacted Livingston because of the train tragedy in Ellicott City - an event extraordinary in its randomness. A train pulling tons of coal derails on the bridge over Main Street.
July 11, 2012
Arbutus parade chairman deserves applause for job well done Again this year, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to George Kendrick and his team for organizing a great July 4 in Arbutus. The parade, band and children's activities made for a delightful family day. It was also good to see "Mr. George" riding as one of the grand marshals, along with Jeff Utzinger. A job well done! Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bukszar Catonsville
July 8, 2012
The University of Delaware named Arbutus students Zachary Adcock and Elizabeth Robey to the dean's list for the spring term.
June 27, 2012
I would like to thank everyone involved in the first Catonsville Kite Flying Contest, held at Charlestown retirement community May 19. This intergenerational event brought together our residents with families and students from Arbutus, Hillcrest and Lansdowne Elementary schools, along with Our Lady of Victory School, on a bright sun-splashed morning. In particular, much appreciation is extended to Charlestown resident and Rotarian Pat Kasuda for her vision and leadership in creating the contest.
June 24, 2012
Among the 77 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and emergency help during the period June 17-24 were the following: 1000 Hilltop Circle, 10:37 a.m. June 23. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville and Halethorpe career stations responded to a request for an emergency pumping action on the campus of theUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County, and removed 11 feet of water from a basement....
June 17, 2012
Among the 58 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical, fire and rescue service during the period June 10-17 were the following: Sulphur Spring Road, 1400 block, 5:16 p.m. June 14. Crews responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Arbutus. One person with non-life-threatening injuries taken to a local hospital. Circle Drive, 1200 block, 10:20 p.m. June 13. Crews responded to the report of an unconscious person in Arbutus and transported one seriously ill person to a local hospital.