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January 20, 1997
The board of library trustees is seeking applicants to fill a volunteer position on the board that will become available in July. The person will represent residents of the Elkridge area -- which encompasses the 1st District.The board sets policy, approves the budget, advocates for library services and participates in the development of the library's long-range plan.Trustees serve a five-year term and may be reappointed to a second five-year term.Information: 313-7750. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Norma Hill, director, Howard County Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, by Feb. 28.Police logEllicott City: 3100 block of Wheaton Way: A red 1986 Pontiac Firebird, Maryland license plate ACW-835, was stolen between Monday and Thursday.
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NEWS
January 20, 1997
The board of library trustees is seeking applicants to fill a volunteer position on the board that will become available in July. The person will represent residents of the Elkridge area -- which encompasses the 1st District.The board sets policy, approves the budget, advocates for library services and participates in the development of the library's long-range plan.Trustees serve a five-year term and may be reappointed to a second five-year term.Information: 313-7750. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Norma Hill, director, Howard County Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, by Feb. 28.Police logEllicott City: 3100 block of Wheaton Way: A red 1986 Pontiac Firebird, Maryland license plate ACW-835, was stolen between Monday and Thursday.
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NEWS
June 2, 1991
Dr. Dennis M. Pelletier was elected chairman of the Harford County Board of Library Trustees for the 1991-92 term.Pelletier is vice president for Student and Academic Services at the University of Baltimore. A resident of Havre de grace, he has served on the library board since January 1989.Bruce G. Berkey, of Bel Air, was elected vice chairman, and Woodrow B. Grant Jr., of Aberdeen, was named treasurer.The new officers will begin their duties in July.
NEWS
August 28, 1994
College names Muolo as acting vice presidentGreg Muolo, director of fiscal affairs at Harford Community College, was named acting vice president of administration and finance Thursday by the college's board of trustees.The temporary position was created when W. Stephen Pannill became interim president of HCC earlier this month. Former HCC President Richard J. Pappas left the college Aug. 15 to become president of Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Mich.Mr. Pannill will resume his duties as vice president of administration and finance when a permanent president is hired.
NEWS
September 22, 1991
The Harford County Board of Library Trustees has begun a search for candidates from three areas of the county to be considered for appointment to the board.Positions will be open in the Bel Air, Joppa/Edgewood, and northern areas of Harford County.Anyone interested in serving as a library trustee may obtain an application form and information about qualifications from one of the library's nine branches.Trustees are appointed to a five-year term by the county executive from a list submitted by the board of trustees.
NEWS
By Staff report | June 14, 1992
Christopher Graves said he used to hate going to the library, especially the Central Library in West Columbia, because he just didn't like the crowds."
NEWS
August 28, 1994
College names Muolo as acting vice presidentGreg Muolo, director of fiscal affairs at Harford Community College, was named acting vice president of administration and finance Thursday by the college's board of trustees.The temporary position was created when W. Stephen Pannill became interim president of HCC earlier this month. Former HCC President Richard J. Pappas left the college Aug. 15 to become president of Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Mich.Mr. Pannill will resume his duties as vice president of administration and finance when a permanent president is hired.
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By Shirley Leung and Shirley Leung,Sun Staff Writer | August 21, 1994
The Harford County Board of Library Trustees has chosen Irene Padilla as the county's new library director.The trustees unanimously selected Ms. Padilla at its meeting Thursday. The 41-year-old Joppatowne resident replaces Philip A. Place, who resigned.Her appointment is effective immediately.Ms. Padilla is Harford's fourth director in its 48-year history. She has been deputy director of the county system since 1990. She was acting director for six months last year and again after Mr. Place left.
NEWS
By Elise Armacost and Elise Armacost,Staff writer | January 11, 1991
County library officials, hoping to avoid cutbacks in services and book purchases during this difficult economic period, are seeking a 50percent increase in overdue fines and photocopying fees.Director Edward Hall has recommended that the fine for overdue materials be increased from 10 to 15 cents per day and that the maximum charge for a single overdue item be raised from $4 to $6. The cost of photocopying would rise from 10 to 15 cents per page.The 24-member Board of Library Trustees is scheduled to decide onthe fee increases at its Thursday meeting.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Staff Writer | February 21, 1993
The Highland library, which had been scheduled for closing, will remain open at least another year as a result of a compromise accepted by the Harford County Board of Library Trustees.The compromise, approved Thursday, came after County Executive Eileen M. Rehrmann promised to add about $15,000 to the fiscal 1994 budget to finance the tiny branch another year. The money would cover rent and other costs of running the library, which would be staffed by community volunteers.The compromise was engineered last week by Bruce Berkey, president of the trustees; Jim Richardson, president of the Highland Community Association; and Mrs. Rehrmann.
NEWS
By Shirley Leung and Shirley Leung,Sun Staff Writer | August 21, 1994
The Harford County Board of Library Trustees has chosen Irene Padilla as the county's new library director.The trustees unanimously selected Ms. Padilla at its meeting Thursday. The 41-year-old Joppatowne resident replaces Philip A. Place, who resigned.Her appointment is effective immediately.Ms. Padilla is Harford's fourth director in its 48-year history. She has been deputy director of the county system since 1990. She was acting director for six months last year and again after Mr. Place left.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Sun Staff Writer | June 26, 1994
Philip A. Place, director of the Harford County Public Library for more than five years, has resigned to become director of the Warioto Regional Library Center in Clarksville, Tenn.Mr. Place, whose resignation is effective July 29, said he's looking forward to "a less stressful job" in a "lovely area of the country.""The kids are raised, and we're going to do things differently," he said.Mr. Place said the location will put him much closer to Louisville, Ky., where his wife, Diana, plans to enroll at Southern Baptist Seminary.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Staff Writer | October 24, 1993
Harford County's public library is suffering from outdated books, too few hours of operation and a bare-bones staff. The ailing system needs an infusion of funds, its advocates told the County Council last week -- about $3 million more than it's been getting annually from the county.The Board of Library Trustees described the library's poor condition to council members in a pre-budget workshop.While the council does not have authority to increase the library's budget, it does have to approve the county budget and can lobby the administration in support of budget requests.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Staff Writer | February 21, 1993
The Highland library, which had been scheduled for closing, will remain open at least another year as a result of a compromise accepted by the Harford County Board of Library Trustees.The compromise, approved Thursday, came after County Executive Eileen M. Rehrmann promised to add about $15,000 to the fiscal 1994 budget to finance the tiny branch another year. The money would cover rent and other costs of running the library, which would be staffed by community volunteers.The compromise was engineered last week by Bruce Berkey, president of the trustees; Jim Richardson, president of the Highland Community Association; and Mrs. Rehrmann.
NEWS
By Staff report | June 14, 1992
Christopher Graves said he used to hate going to the library, especially the Central Library in West Columbia, because he just didn't like the crowds."
NEWS
September 22, 1991
The Harford County Board of Library Trustees has begun a search for candidates from three areas of the county to be considered for appointment to the board.Positions will be open in the Bel Air, Joppa/Edgewood, and northern areas of Harford County.Anyone interested in serving as a library trustee may obtain an application form and information about qualifications from one of the library's nine branches.Trustees are appointed to a five-year term by the county executive from a list submitted by the board of trustees.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Sun Staff Writer | June 26, 1994
Philip A. Place, director of the Harford County Public Library for more than five years, has resigned to become director of the Warioto Regional Library Center in Clarksville, Tenn.Mr. Place, whose resignation is effective July 29, said he's looking forward to "a less stressful job" in a "lovely area of the country.""The kids are raised, and we're going to do things differently," he said.Mr. Place said the location will put him much closer to Louisville, Ky., where his wife, Diana, plans to enroll at Southern Baptist Seminary.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Staff Writer | October 24, 1993
Harford County's public library is suffering from outdated books, too few hours of operation and a bare-bones staff. The ailing system needs an infusion of funds, its advocates told the County Council last week -- about $3 million more than it's been getting annually from the county.The Board of Library Trustees described the library's poor condition to council members in a pre-budget workshop.While the council does not have authority to increase the library's budget, it does have to approve the county budget and can lobby the administration in support of budget requests.
NEWS
By C. Fraser Smith | September 22, 1991
With "The Second Commandment" by Lawrence Sanders as her quest, Eugenia High strode resolutely into the Catonsville branch of the Baltimore County Public Library yesterday.She was there on a Saturday, knowing that today the Catonsville library would be closed, along with 12 of the other 15 Baltimore County library branches.Only the central library in Towson will be open today, from noon to 5 p.m. Beginning Oct. 13, two more branches, in Randallstown and North Point, will be open on Sundays.
NEWS
June 2, 1991
Dr. Dennis M. Pelletier was elected chairman of the Harford County Board of Library Trustees for the 1991-92 term.Pelletier is vice president for Student and Academic Services at the University of Baltimore. A resident of Havre de grace, he has served on the library board since January 1989.Bruce G. Berkey, of Bel Air, was elected vice chairman, and Woodrow B. Grant Jr., of Aberdeen, was named treasurer.The new officers will begin their duties in July.
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