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April 25, 2013
City officials have received a total of $300,000 from the state this year to support renovation, reconstruction and purchasing of equipment for the Laurel Armory Anderson Murphy Community Center, according to District 21 Democratic state Sen. Jim Rosapepe. A $200,000 matching funds grant was approved by the state Board of Public Works on April 17, and a District 21 bond bill in the 2013 legislative session awarded an additional $100,000 to the city for upkeep of the Armory. The Armory is used for city Parks and Recreation programs, and is located at Fifth and Montgomery streets.
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Sports Digest | April 19, 2014
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SPORTS
By Phil Jackman | February 18, 1992
The card for tomorrow night's boxing show at the Pikesville Armory topped by the 12-round battle for the USBA junior-middleweight title between Vincent Pettway (34-4) and Gilbert Baptist (23-12).* Eight-rounders: Les Johnson (14-1) vs. Willie Gallawango (15-1), middleweights; Eddie Van Kirk (23-6) vs. Jose Torres (11-5), welterweights.* Six-rounders: Aaron Smith (8-8) vs. Gerry Walker (6-4), middleweights; Curtis Sheppard (4-0) vs. Maxwell Keyes (8-4), heavyweights.* Four-rounders: Ed Griffin (0-0)
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | January 28, 2014
The 54th annual Bel Air Gun Show will return to the Bel Air Reckord Armory Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. The show will once again feature displays, sales and trades of antique and contemporary firearms, knives, coins, books and other hunting and outdoor accessories. Food will be available for purchase. Hours for the show are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students under 16. All proceeds from the show benefit conservation and education activities of the Harford County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, the show's sponsor.
NEWS
October 27, 1991
The South Atlantic Amateur Boxing Federation is sanctioning 15 boutsTuesday night at the National Guard Armory in Annapolis.The bouts, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Annapolis, begin at 7:30 p.m.Among the fighters on the card are Pasadena's Jose Chacon (119 pounds) and Dominick Minguzzi (139), and Millersville heavyweight BrianKimbal.Admission is $10 for everyone 13 and over, and $5 for those 12 and under.Tickets can be obtained at the Annapolis Paint Company, 1605 West St., 263-5072.VAN KIRK AT MICHAEL'SThe next Round One Promotion's boxing card is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14, atMichael's 8th Avenue in Glen Burnie.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,Sun Staff Writer | August 4, 1995
More than a dozen National Guard armories in Maryland aren't named after a person, including the one on Dorsey Road.Locals simply refer to it as the Glen Burnie National Guard. But they may soon find themselves calling it the Alfred J. Lipin National Guard Armory, after the man who organized the unit and served as its first commander in 1948. Mr. Lipin commanded the armory until 1951.Monday night, the County Council will vote on a resolution Councilman James E. "Ed" DeGrange introduced last month to name the armory after Mr. Lipin.
NEWS
August 30, 1995
The Maryland Army National Guard Armory board has rejected community efforts to name its armory on Dorsey Road after former state Sen. Alfred J. Lipin.The facility will be named the 1st Regiment Armory, "in honor of thousands of current and former members of the oldest continuously serving regiment in the . . . Guard," Lt. Gen. James F. Fretterd, adjutant general of the National Guard, wrote in a letter released yesterday.Last month, North County civic leaders and elected officials asked the Guard to name the armory for Mr. Lipin, who borrowed money in 1946 to build the armory and served in the Guard from 1948 to 1951.
NEWS
By Staff Report | November 9, 1993
Westminster's City Council chose its City Hall renovation architect last night to convert the former National Guard Armory on Longwell Avenue into additional city recreation programs and office space.The council awarded a $25,400 design contract to Daniels Jones Associates of Baltimore, the architectural firm that designed the changes now under construction at City Hall. The historic City Hall building will get a council meeting room restored to an 18th-century look, access to all building levels for the disabled and a formal entryway at the heavily used rear entrance.
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By GILBERT SANDLER | September 22, 1992
ON Thursday evening, March 6, 1952, more than 7,000 people were crowded into the Fifth Regiment Armory, at Preston and Howard streets. By 8:15, the house was full of people waiting to see the world's greatest ice skater (and, it was thought by many, the world's richest athlete), Sonja Henie.Henie was in Baltimore with her company of ice skaters -- 125 performers presenting the best ice-skating wizardry of that era in 14 acts -- the equivalent of today's traveling ice spectaculars. Henie herself was scheduled to appear in half of the show's acts.
SPORTS
By Phil Jackman | December 4, 1991
Eighth-ranked junior-middleweight Vincent Pettway will be looking to run his record to 33-4 tonight, when he takes on Frank Montgomery of Philadelphia in the featured 10-rounder of a Baltimore Professional Bouts card at the Pikesville Armory.Meeting in a pair of co-feature eight-rounders of the 10-fight show, which begins at 8 o'clock, are Les Johnson and Ray Ruiz, middleweights, and Percy Harris and Fabian Garcia, super-middleweights.Other matchups include Butch Kelly vs. Lou Benson (six rounds)
NEWS
December 3, 2013
Meet more than 35 local writers and artists and shop for unique gifts on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the free "Authors & Artists Holiday Gift Sale. " The event will be held at the Bel Air Armory at 41 N. Main St. in Bel Air., Shoppers will be able to choose artwork in all types of media, including oil paintings, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, photography, glass ornaments, prints, note cards, artisan gourds and hand sewn fabrics. Books will be available in various genres, including historical novels, suspense, genealogy, nature, fine photo journals and children's books as well as local poetry.
NEWS
April 25, 2013
City officials have received a total of $300,000 from the state this year to support renovation, reconstruction and purchasing of equipment for the Laurel Armory Anderson Murphy Community Center, according to District 21 Democratic state Sen. Jim Rosapepe. A $200,000 matching funds grant was approved by the state Board of Public Works on April 17, and a District 21 bond bill in the 2013 legislative session awarded an additional $100,000 to the city for upkeep of the Armory. The Armory is used for city Parks and Recreation programs, and is located at Fifth and Montgomery streets.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 1, 2013
A concert featuring the rapper Gucci Mane that was scheduled to occur Saturday at the Pikesville Armory has been canceled because promoters lacked the proper permit, according to officials at the state's Military Department, which owns the facility. "My understanding is that they didn't file the proper permits with the county, and we were directed that we should cancel it," said Lt. Col. Charles Kohler, a department spokesman. The concert was apparently scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Saturday, officials said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 24, 2013
Amelia J. Brooks, a retired store manager and active church member, died Feb. 16 from heart failure at a daughter's home in Buford, Ga. The former longtime West Baltimore resident was 90. The daughter of a cobbler and a housekeeper, the former Amelia Juanita Soden was born in Baltimore and raised near Harlem Park. Mrs. Brooks was a 1941 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School and at an early age began attending church at Union Baptist Church and Douglas Memorial Baptist Church.
NEWS
AEGIS STAFF REPORT | January 18, 2013
It was bitter cold outside in downtown Bel Air Friday evening, but that didn't stop a couple hundred Baltimore Ravens fans from rallying behind their team leading up to Sunday's AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. Dressed in purple and black from head to foot, many with faces painted to match, fans of all ages gathered at Armory Park on Main Street, chanting "R-A-V-E-N-S," led by the Ravens ultimate fans, Matt "Fan Man" Andrews and Rick "Ravin' Rick" Dixon, and yelled and screamed in support of their favorite football team.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | November 30, 2012
The Town of Bel Air has been awarded a $175,000 state Community Legacy Program grant to be used for the installation of infrastructure in the 1950s-era cinder block garages at the rear of the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street. The town plans to use the garages as temporary incubator spaces to encourage small business start-ups that could eventually more into permanent locations on Main or Bond streets or other downtown Bel Air locations, town Economic Development Director Trish Heidenreich said.
NEWS
By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,Evening Sun Staff Richard Irwin and Mark Bomster contributed to this story | January 18, 1991
Seven anti-war demonstrators were arrested last night after they scaled a stone wall at the Fifth Regiment Armory, climbed to a balcony and poured blood on a sign on the side of the building.Police spokesman Dennis S. Hill said the seven, all members of the Baltimore Emergency Response Network, were charged with trespass and destruction of property when they refused to leave the balcony at the home of the Maryland National Guard.Police arrested three more anti-war demonstrators later at Light and Pratt streets when they jumped onto moving cars in the intersection, causing minor damage.
NEWS
May 16, 1996
The Maryland National Guard Glen Burnie Armory at 14 Dorsey Road will be renamed the 1st Regiment Armory during a dedication ceremony at 4: 30 p.m. Sunday.The Guard also will dedicate the drill hall in honor of former state Sen. Alfred J. Lipin, who organized the Glen Burnie unit and served as its first commander in 1948. Lipin commanded it until 1951.The Guard rejected a request by residents and local politicians last year to name the armory after Lipin. Explaining his decision, Lt. Gen. James F. Fretterd, adjutant general of the National Guard, wrote that armories are named only for individuals "who were active participants in the Maryland National Guard both during and after their service."
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 4, 2012
The final open casting call for Season One of the Netflix Series "House of Cards" will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bel Air Reckord Armory at 41 N. Main St. Central Casting says it's looking for union and non-union extras for the original series starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. This will be the final open casting call for Season One of this series which is shooting in Harford County and elsewhere in the Baltimore area. In addition to extras, applicants may also be considered for recurring or featured roles, Central Casting said.
SPORTS
Sun Staff report | February 11, 2012
Former Broadneck star Matthew Centrowitz won the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games on Saturday night, finishing in a time of 3 minutes, 53.92 seconds to break the New York City Armory record. Centrowitz was followed by Americans Miles Batty (3:54.54) and Garrett Heath (3:55.24). The previous Armory record of 3:54.98 was set by Ireland's Mark Carroll in 2000. The Millrose Games were moved to the Armory this year after previously being staged at Madison Square Garden.
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