April 8, 2003
On April 5, 2003 FRANCES P. (nee Parks) beloved wife of the late Charles " Ben" Miller, devoted mother of Julie Laslett and her husband Ray and Lori Wroblewski and her husband Ron, sister of Shirley King and Carolyn Block, grandmother to Alexander, Lauren Anne and Caraline Laslett. Services at the Burgee-Henss-Seitz Funeral Home Inc., 3631 Falls Rd., on Wednesday at 10 A.M. Interment in Lorraine Park Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those desiring may make contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Timonium, MD. 21093.
March 10, 2003
On March 6, 2003; HARTLEY; beloved husband of the late Betty F. (nee Boso); loving stepfather of Josephine (Cookie) Miskimon; devoted brother of John A. Miller Jr.; Lynne Wittstadt, Charles G. Miller, Sr., Dawn Edmondson and the late Albert C. Miller. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned Hartley Miller-Stella Funeral Home, Chtd, 7527 Harford Road on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM, where Services will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery.
March 19, 2003
On March 17, 2003, RUTH JANET SCHMIDT, beloved wife of the late John Paul Schmidt; devoted mother of Thomas P. Schmidt and Margaret E. Percy; loving grandmother of Sharon E. Miller, Janet Lynn Collier and Thomas P. Schmidt, Jr.; and dear great grandmother of Charles Carroll Miller, IV, Joshua, Joel and Justin Collier. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Evans Chapel of Memories-Parkville on Friday 10 AM. Interment Baltimore Cemetery. Visiting Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.
July 12, 2006
Alexander named by conservancy Marianne Alexander, president emerita of the Public Leadership Education Network, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Howard County Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that preserves land in Howard County and offers environmental education programs for youth and adults. Jonas A. Jacobson, deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment, will also serve on the conservancy's board, as will W. Craig Engelhaupt, senior vice president of Commerce First Bank.
March 5, 2004
On March 3, 2004, ELSIE MARIE WILKENS loving wife of Raymond E. Wilkens, daughter-in-law of Grace Wilkens, mother of Geraldine Sadler and her husband Daniel, Charles J. Miller and his wife Valerie, and Billy R. Wilkens and his wife Heather, also survived by 17 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned Ambrose Funeral Home of Lansdowne, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M where a funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 A.M. Interment following at Loudon Park Cemetery.
December 10, 1995
25 years ago (week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1970)Howard County Executive Omar Jones was sworn in for his second term. Also taking the oath of office were council members Edward L. Cochran, William S. Hanna, James M. Holway, Ridgely Jones and Charles E. Miller.Twenty-eight speakers from 26 county organizations made a plea to the Board of Education for renovation of the county's older schools. It was suggested that the board request at least $1 million from the state to upgrade Ellicott City Elementary, Ellicott City Middle and Elkridge Elementary schools.
May 18, 2003
On May 17, 2003, ELIZABETH VIRGINIA (nee Smith); dear wife of the late George H. Miller; loving mother of Nancy Joyce Janda and Charles "Bud" Miller; sister of Doris M. Fields; cherished grandmother of William Janda, Joyce Anne Cole, Melanie Brown and Wayne Janda; great-grandmother of Chloe, Dicson, McKenzie Ann, Marshall and Nicolas. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall), on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, at Zion United Church of Christ, due notice of time.
August 20, 1995
25 Years Ago (Week of August 9-15, 1970)* Laurel area residents attended a Howard County Council meeting to voice their complaints about the Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Association plant, which had been continually violating the Water Resource Law by discharging wastes into the Hammond Branch of the Patuxent River.50 Years Ago (Week of August 12-18, 1945):* Charles E. Miller of Gray Rock Farm in Ellicott City sustained an estimated $14,000 loss when fire destroyed a barracks containing 50 tons of hay, 1,200 bushels of wheat and a large quantity of straw.