May 21, 1996
Someone stole a $175 bicycle Saturday night from a New Jersey man who had locked the bike outside his Annapolis hotel room, county police said.Gary Christopher Boyajian, 42, of Little Ferry, N.J., had chained his 26-inch Murray men's mountain bike to a tree outside his room at the Courtyard by Marriott in the 2500 block of Riva Road about 6 p.m. Saturday, but when he got up at 7 a.m. Sunday, the bike was gone.Police logEdgewater: Someone drilled holes in the bottom of a 30-foot cabin cruiser that was sitting on a trailer in front of a house in the 1700 block of Millstone Road Sunday morning.
April 20, 2003
Martha Lambert Patrick, a retired administrator at Catonsville Community College, died of pancreatic cancer Thursday at her home in Port Orange, Fla. The former Pasadena resident was 77. A Maryland resident for all but the last two years of her life, Martha Quandt was born in Baltimore and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1944. Known to family and friends as Marty, she received a bachelor's degree from the Johns Hopkins University in liberal arts and a master's degree in modern studies from Loyola College.
December 15, 2009
A fire Monday morning at a Baltimore marina damaged two boats and caused a fuel spill in the Middle Branch, authorities said. The fire broke out on a boat at the marina in the 3100 block of Waterview Ave. and spread to a 40-foot cabin cruiser, which was heavily damaged by flames, said Chief Kevin Cartwright, a city Fire Department spokesman. An unknown amount of fuel also leaked into the water, according to Cartwright, and fire officials requested assistance from the Maryland Department of the Environment and the U.S. Coast Guard for the cleanup.
March 1, 1991
Services for Charles F. Strauss, a retired model maker for the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus.Mr. Strauss, who was 75 and lived on Greystone Road in Arbutus, died Monday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital.He retired in 1981 after 20 years of making wooden models of missiles, satellites and their parts at the laboratory.He was given an achievement award by the director of the laboratory for his work.
November 18, 2003
Belvirino D. Legum, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed gardening and flower arranging, died of pneumonia Thursday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. She was 86 and lived in Pikesville. She was born Belvirino Doran in Ruston, La., and raised in St. Petersburg, Fla. She attended St. Petersburg Junior College and Vanderbilt University, then worked as a hotel clerk in St. Petersburg. After her marriage in 1943 to Edgar Legum, she moved to Baltimore and worked during World War II for his father, a part-owner of the old Park Circle Motors.
October 20, 1993
A guernsey cow grazing on a South County farm was shot and killed Sunday, and county police are searching for a suspect.Farmer Harry James Smith Jr. told police he was inside his house in Tracy's Landing about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he heard several gunshots.He got into his car and drove until he found one cow on the ground and other cows running across the pasture.Police said the cow, worth an estimated $1,000, was shot once in the head and once in the neck. The cow died a short time after being hit.Mr.
January 16, 2008
Helen R. Banghart, a retired elementary and special-education teacher whose Howard County classroom was visited by first lady Barbara Bush, died of cancer Jan. 7 at Howard County General Hospital. She was 67. Helen Rene Ashton was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. She moved to Key West, Fla., in 1958. She earned a bachelor's degree in education from the former Bowie State College in 1975 and a master's in education from the Johns Hopkins University in 1977. She began teaching in Howard County public schools in 1973.
August 20, 1993
5 boats found; link to 3 other thefts suspectedMaryland Natural Resources Police recovered yesterday five more boats reported stolen since last weekend, all linked to three other stolen vessels found this week, including Pat Sajak's 26-foot Sea Ray cabin cruiser.Police said yesterday that they think all eight thefts are related. The five boats were recovered yesterday in Stoney Creek, some adrift and others beached on private property along the shore.Three 25-foot Bayliners owned by Pasadena and Glen Burnie HTC residents had been stolen from the Stoney Creek Bridge Marina.
July 13, 2003
Bernard Legum, a retired Annapolis businessman who bought and sold real estate, died Tuesday of cancer at the Ginger Cove retirement community. He was 91 and had lived in the Annapolis area since 1918. Born in 1912 in Portsmouth, Va., he moved to Maryland as a boy and was a 1930 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School, where he was a fullback on the football team. Mr. Legum had several business enterprises, including manufacturing, grocery stores and distributorships, said a daughter, Beverly Aaron of Atlanta.
July 29, 2004
David L. Pipkin Jr., a retired city firefighter who later became a nursing home personnel director, died of kidney failure Monday at his West Baltimore home. He was 73. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lauretta Avenue, he was a 1949 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School and served in the Air Force in Alaska. He later studied at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. In 1953 he joined the Baltimore City Fire Department and served for a quarter-century, spending much of the time at Engine 8, Lafayette Avenue and Stricker Street.