September 14, 2007
When house hunting, it's hard to overlook an area called Paradise. For Bob and Michele Evans, their first day of home shopping with a Realtor in the southwest Baltimore County neighborhood turned up the perfect place for them. "This house made the best impression on us," said Michele Evans, 40, of their brick, two-story rowhouse in the Catonsville neighborhood of Paradise. "We knew where we wanted to be," added her husband, Bob, born the same day as his wife. "We wanted an end-of group [house]
March 6, 2000
Bob Evans eatery scheduled to open in Columbia 100 park MDG Companies of Columbia and Naples, Fla., has announced the sale of several sites in its Columbia 100 Office/Residential Park. A Bob Evans Restaurant will open by April 30. The family-oriented chain restaurant -- the second to open in Howard County -- is under construction, adjacent to the Marriott Residence Inn. JPB Enterprises and Holland Properties broke ground March 1 for an 85,000-square-foot office building in the park. MDG Companies plans a 100,000-square-foot office complex for the last undeveloped portion of the park.
March 19, 1999
Public schoolsAberdeen Eagles1998 record: 2-10Coach: Michael O'BrienTop players: Joe Bender, Jr., A; Paul Blair, Sr., G; Chris D'Amico, Sr., A; Rudi Ferguson, Jr., D; Matt Goodwin, Sr., D; Dan Robertson, Jr., M.Outlook: First-year coach O'Brien has seen a noticeable increase in the Eagles' level of play in practice, which he hopes carries over to game action. D'Amico, Bender and Robertson are capable scorers, but all must contribute defensively.Bel Air Bobcats1998 record: 7-5Coach: Andrew CassillyTop players: Jason Kemper, Sr., M; Joey Madda, Sr., M; Pat Rose, Sr., A; Derek Sharph, Sr., A.Outlook: After a transition season in 1998, the Bobcats are on steadier ground.
September 25, 1997
The Cockey family is finally at rest.After being usurped by a Bob Evans restaurant, the remains of 31 family members -- including a Revolutionary War patriot and a founder of Cockeysville -- and 102 slaves and servants are now reinterred.Grand marble headstones and humble weathered stones line a new cemetery in Texas about a half-mile from the family's former, 257-year-old graveyard off West Padonia Road."From our standpoint, now we know where they are and that they will be preserved," said Joshua F. Cockey of B, 72, a 10th-generationCockey who uses the formal designation "of B" for "son of Bennett Cockey."
February 4, 1994
Driving home the other day, listening to the radio I heard a reference to the "key demographic marketing group, the 25 through 52s."Hmm, I thought, not bad.Ten minutes later I heard reference to the same group, only now it was "the 25 through 54s."Even better: The "key group" had matured two more years in 600 seconds. The baby boom -- epicenter of popular culture all these years -- is aging fast.We see that phenomenon reflected in coming movies, which tend to stress family values, togetherness, less risque (and risky)
January 24, 1993
Bob Evans Sr. and Bob Evans Jr. of Harford County posted a score of 1,714 to win the recent annual Adult/Youth 9-Pin No-Tap Tournament at Country Club Lanes. That mark surpassed last year's total by 155 pins.Both father and son bowled tap 300 games in the second game of their three-game series.Bobby, 13, who has an average of 156, threw games of 206, 300 and 211 for a 717 scratch series (862 handicapped).As a member of the All Star Travel League Bobby bowls out of Forest Hill Lanes; a week earlier he rolled his first 600 set at Country Club Lanes.