March 10, 2010
An Atlanta-based power company plans to build a recycling plant for ash produced by two of its coal-fired power plants in Southern Maryland. But spokeswoman Misty Allen denied a report that Mirant Mid-Atlantic plans to close its coal-ash landfill there, which is the focus of a state lawsuit alleging pollution of a Chesapeake Bay tributary. Allen said Mirant plans to build a processing plant in Charles County that would be able to treat all of the ash from the company's Morgantown and Chalk Point power plants.
October 18, 2006
On October 17, 2006 ALICE MAY SWANN (nee Benjamin) beloved wife of the late Richard Stanley Ash, Sr.; beloved mother of Richard Stanley Ash, Jr. (Mary Catherine), Carolyn L. Bankert, Ronald Douglas Ash (Patsy), Brenda J. Forgrave (Christopher P.), Ralph P. Ash and Robert B. Ash; sister of Norman Benjamin and sister-in-law of Joan Benjamin. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville.
October 24, 2007
On October 22, 2007, IDA MAE ASH. On Thursday, friends may call at VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (RANDALLSTOWN), 8728 Liberty Road. from 4:00-8:00PM. On Friday, Mrs. Ash will lie instate at Leadenhall Baptist Church, 1021 Leadenhall Street, where the family will receive friends from 10:30-11:00AM, with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-655-0015.
October 12, 2004
On October 9, 2004, JAMES F. ASH, SR., beloved husband of the late Mary E., loving father of June Stielper, the late James F. Ash, Jr. and the late Patricia Lynn Fesseden, dear brother of Edward W. Ash and the late Gladys M. Fruhling. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Avenue on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday 11 A.M. at the funeral home.
March 4, 2010
Question: Can I use the ash from wood stove pellets on my plants? My friends say the glue that holds the pellets together is unnatural and unsafe to use. Answer: If the pellet particles are bound together by lignin, a natural component of wood, as is commonly done, then they should be safe to use. Check the label on the pellet bag. If the label does not answer your question about pellet composition, then contact the manufacturer to...
February 27, 1995
A North County neighbors column named the wrong church that has scheduled Ash Wednesday services at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. today. The church is St. John Lutheran at 226 Washburn Ave.The column also gave the wrong date for the Park Elementary School children's fashion show. The show is scheduled at 6 p.m. March 10.The Sun regrets the errors.The Lenten season begins Wednesday, and many area Christian churches will be holding special services. Everyone is invited to participate. St. John United Methodist Church, 226 Washburn Ave., will have two services on Ash Wednesday.