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By From Staff Report | September 16, 1994
HUNT VALLEY -- Sunday in the Park, featuring family activities and band performances, will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in Oregon Ridge Park, off Beaver Dam Road. The event is the Baltimore County Police Athletic League's annual fund-raiser.Four stages will be set up for performances by Great Train Robbery, The Fringe, The Heat and Stonehaven Road. The Purple Dinosaur and Black Cherry Puppets will perform for children. Other events include police K-9 demonstrations, a classic car show, a jousting tournament, hot air balloon rides, pony rides and the Maryland Army National Guard Parachute Skydiving Team.
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FEATURES
By Ellen Hawks | November 12, 1991
CURRENT volunteers' news and needs.Maryland Food Committee is organizing its Bags of Plenty program in which citizens donate food to enhance a Thanksgiving day meal. Any Baltimore City resident can help until Nov. 15 by calling First Call for Help at 685-0525.White Marsh Red Cross Donor Center, 8114 Sandpiper Circle, is expanding its blood collection hours to include Mondays, beginning Nov. 18. Volunteers are needed Mondays and Saturdays. Call 764-4602.BARC, Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc. needs volunteers as wrappers at the Holiday Gift wrap booth open from Dec. 2 through Dec. 24 at Kenilworth in Towson.
NEWS
January 13, 1991
Funeral services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Joseph Roger Carey Sr. at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Singleton Funeral Home.Mr. Carey, 62, died Jan. 10 at home.A county resident for 30 years, he was retired as a maintenance technician for Baltimore Association of Retarded Citizens.Other interests included reading and family.He is survived by his wife of44 years, Theresa A. Roth Carey; his mother, Rose A. Fear of Pasadena; three daughters, JoAnn Watson of Brooklyn Park, Betty Taylor of Greenville, S.C., and Brenda Martin of Glen Burnie; five brothers, Francis Ruzicka of Pasadena, Richard Ruzicka of Pasadena, Albert Ruzicka of Towson, Robert Carey of Baltimore and Tyron Carey of Baltimore; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sam Sessa | August 18, 2005
Where: Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Why: You'd be surprised how much work goes into a song. Watch eight local songwriters play their original material for critique by the rest of the Baltimore Songwriters Association. In turn, the BSA offers lyrical and other advice that helps shape and polish the music. Information: 410-813-4039, www.baltimoresongwriters.org. Admission: Free.
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | May 10, 1999
Staring down a gun barrel in the Columbine High School library, Cassie Bernall was faced with one of Christianity's ultimate questions: Do you believe in God? Her answer in the shadow of death has transformed the 17-year-old into a powerful symbol of faith, particularly for evangelical Christians, who consider Cassie a modern-day martyr. In just under three weeks, since she was one of 12 students shot and killed at the Littleton, Colo., school, she has become the subject of sermons and the hot topic in youth group discussions throughout Christendom.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly | February 28, 2008
Dr. Joseph McKechnie, a retired Baltimore dentist, died of cancer Monday at his Towson home. He was 84. Born and raised in Cumberland, he earned a degree at what was then Potomac College in Herndon, Va., and served during World War II in the Army, where he received training as a dental technician. After the war, he graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School, where he later taught restorative prosthodonthic dentistry. In 1952, he opened a practice in the Marylander Apartments on St. Paul Street and later had a practice in Columbia.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 1, 2013
Dr. Vernon F. Ottenritter, a retired Baltimore dentist and World War II veteran, died Monday at his Timonium home from complications of a fall. He was 87. Vernon Francis Ottenritter was born in Baltimore and raised on Springfield Avenue in the city's Pen Lucy neighborhood. After graduating from City College in 1943, he enlisted in the Air Force. The flight officer was discharged in 1945. His decorations included the American Theater Ribbon, Victory Ribbon, World War II and the Good Conduct Medal.
NEWS
June 12, 1991
Carroll County Sun bowling columnist Don Vitek has been chosen by the Maryland Bowling Writers Association as Writer of the Year, an award sponsored by the Maryland State Women's Bowling Association.Vitek also won first- and second-place honors in both the senior and column categories. The column award was sponsored by the Frederick Women's 600 Club and the Senior awards category was sponsored by Greater Baltimore Bowling Association.All awards were announced at the Maryland Bowling Writers Association's annual meeting June 9.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2003
The 24th annual Butchers Hill house tour is scheduled next week, with the Southeast Baltimore neighborhood association opening 12 historic homes to the public. The Baltimore neighborhood is north of Fells Point and Canton. The event is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets are $15 the day of the tour and $12 in advance. For more information, log on to www.butchershill.org or call Anne Belcher at 410-675-2795 or Sue Noonan at 410-522-6773.
BUSINESS
December 13, 1991
Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, R-2nd, was named "Port Leader of the Year" by the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce for her efforts to improve the Port of Baltimore.Bentley received the award in ceremonies in Baltimore yesterday. She previously had won the award in 1974 when she was chairwoman of the Federal Maritime Commission.Noting the progress the port has seen this year, including the addition of several new shipping lines, the congresswoman said she believed 1992 would offer opportunities to strengthen the port's position in the Middle Atlantic and strengthen a sagging economy.
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