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August 28, 2008
On August 25, 2008, MARK STEVEN CHATHAM, SR. of Joppa, MD. Loving son of Shirley Frances Hart Chatham and the late Robert Junior Chatham. Devoted father of Mark Chatham, Jr. and Alexis Teel. Brother of Jerry Chatham, Hayes Robert Chatham and Penny Lawrence. Also survived by nieces Jackie, Kristy, Lindsay, Jennifer, Jamie, Amanda, Ciara and a nephew Wyatt and a host of family and friends. Services will be held at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Friends may call at the funeral home in Abingdon on Thursday from 6 to 9 P.M. and on Friday from 10 to 11 A.M. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.
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August 8, 2009
On June 17, 2009, in Towson, MD, LAUREL J. CHAMBERS (nee Eustace); formerly of Scotch Plains, NJ; beloved wife of the late Frederick John Chambers and devoted sister of Charlotte Fekete of Chatham, NJ.; dear aunt of Deborah Gianatasio and her husband, John of Chatham, NJ, and Robert Chambers and his wife, Mary Ann and their family. Mrs. Chambers had served as President of the Scotch Plains woman's club when she lived there, A memorial mass will be offered in Our Lady of the Fields Church, Chatham, NJ, on Saturday, August 8 at 10 A.M. Interment private.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | September 20, 1996
An 84-year-old woman was attacked while walking to her car from a K mart store at Chatham Mall yesterday afternoon, Howard County police said.The victim, Dorothy Hamer, was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where she was reported in stable condition late yesterday. Officers said she received injuries to her head and arm that were suspected stabbing wounds.Shortly after noon yesterday, Hamer left the store and was walking to her car when someone grabbed her from behind. The assailant took her purse and and personal items and fled, police said.
NEWS
By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | March 1, 2009
Nearly 60 years have passed since Bernard C. "Bernie" Webber and his crew of three Coast Guard lifeboatmen braved a vicious Atlantic nor'easter with 70-knot winds and pounding 60-foot seas for one of the most daring rescues in maritime history. Webber was coxswain of the CG36500 lifeboat, which responded to the SS Pendleton, a 503-foot oil tanker that broke up off Cape Cod. Webber died in January at his home in Melbourne, Fla. He was 80. After running away from the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill, Mass.
SPORTS
By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,Staff Writer | January 31, 1993
About a year ago, Jen Chatham realized a school record was within her grasp.The Harford Christian forward needed only 204 points to break the career scoring record of 972 and just 27 more to reach the 1,000-point mark.Going into Monday's game, Chatham was so close that the marquee outside the school announced, "Come see Jen Chatham score her 1,000th point today."That wasn't overconfidence -- Chatham reached the mark with her first basket of the game. She made it 999 with a free throw and 1,001 on a feed from point guard Suzanne Akers.
NEWS
By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,SUN STAFF | November 3, 1995
Magicians, clowns, musicians and dancers will visit the Chatham Mall tomorrow for the daylong Kids Fest '95, which will also feature information for parents, immunizations and health screenings."
NEWS
By Lourdes Sullivan and Lourdes Sullivan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 13, 1998
YOUNG ARTISTS at Forest Ridge Elementary School have been showing their work far from home.The art of Kellen McKay, Kevin Li, Aaron Foster, Alex Fleming, Katie Lugo and Rebecca Lee was on display as part of an exhibit, "Artist's Window," sponsored by the Howard County school system, at Chatham Mall on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City. The art is now being returned to the youngsters. Senior line dancingThe Savage Senior Center keeps getting busier.The newest class begins Wednesday, when you can learn to line dance from 11 a.m. to noon.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | February 18, 1999
The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning has approved a minor variance request that could lead to the redevelopment of Chatham Mall in Ellicott City, one of the oldest shopping centers in the county.The department agreed Fridayto allow Chatham Mall Co. LLP to reduce the required 100-foot setback from a public street right of way to 80 feet for two freestanding buildings totaling almost 151,000 square feet.The approval paves the way for the company to build a 14,820-square-foot building between the Giant and Kmart stores and a 136,000-square-foot building where Caldor is now.Caldor has declared bankruptcy and plans to close all eight Baltimore-area stores by mid-May.
NEWS
By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,Staff writer | March 4, 1992
County Council chairman Paul R. Farragut fought unsuccessfully Monday to stop what he called a $1.1 million financial boondoggle -- the connection of North Chatham Road to U.S. 40.Had Farragut prevailed, it would have been the first time the council had stopped a capitalproject after appropriating money for it.The fact that $730,000 had been authorized previously and nearly $100,000 already spent was cited by the four other council members asa compelling reason...
NEWS
By Michael James and Michael James,Staff writer | January 9, 1991
The recent arrests of seven people for various sex crimes at the Chatham Mall have prompted mall security to install a surveillance camera outside an illicitly used men's bathroom.Undercover county police officers began patrols of the restroom area approximately three weeks ago after getting reports that a group of homosexual men was using the restroom as a meeting place for sexual liaisons.Those arrested include residents of Columbia, Baltimore, Burtonsville and Marriottsville, although police and mall officials say that word is apparently getting out that the bathroom is off-limits.
NEWS
August 28, 2008
On August 25, 2008, MARK STEVEN CHATHAM, SR. of Joppa, MD. Loving son of Shirley Frances Hart Chatham and the late Robert Junior Chatham. Devoted father of Mark Chatham, Jr. and Alexis Teel. Brother of Jerry Chatham, Hayes Robert Chatham and Penny Lawrence. Also survived by nieces Jackie, Kristy, Lindsay, Jennifer, Jamie, Amanda, Ciara and a nephew Wyatt and a host of family and friends. Services will be held at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Friends may call at the funeral home in Abingdon on Thursday from 6 to 9 P.M. and on Friday from 10 to 11 A.M. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.
SPORTS
October 28, 2007
Moves Basketball KNICKS -- Exercised 2008-09 options on F David Lee, G Nate Robinson, F Renaldo Balkman and G Mardy Collins. SPURS -- Waived F Marcus Williams. Football JETS -- Placed LB Jonathan Vilma on IR. Activated LB Matt Chatham from physically-unable-to-perform list. Hockey CAPITALS -- Signed RW Alexander Semin to two-year contract extension.
NEWS
November 26, 2006
On November 24, 2006, Irene T. (Steele) James, Funeral Mass to be held Monday, November 27, at Church of the Resurrection, Paulskirk Drive and Chatham Road, Ellicott City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association, at www.lungusa.org.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 17, 2005
The Howard County Planning Board rejected yesterday a rezoning application that would have permitted adding 50 housing units to the 82 planned for senior citizens in Ellicott City. The Planning Board voted, 3-0, to oppose changing the zoning on a Chatham Road property from single-family residential to senior residential, which would have permitted age-restricted units. "I've got a lot of problems with all the traffic. ... To get to that site, we're going by everyone's neighborhood," said Planning Board member David Grabowski.
NEWS
May 26, 2004
On May 24, 2004 JEREMY ALAN FORSYTHE; beloved son of David L. and Charlotte Wilson and Gregory Forsythe; devoted grandson of Henry and Helen Harbin, Eldon Wilson, Catherine Gurley, Edith and the late Walter Forsythe; dear nephew of Harold Chatham, Mary Noonkester, Joann Harbin, Mark and Sherry Wilson and the late Michael Harbin; cousin of Jennifer, Michael and Joshua Harbin, Jeffery Sayers, Roland and Joseph Udich, Tiffany and Judson Chatham and Ashley...
NEWS
June 8, 2003
On Friday June 6, 2003 KATHERINE V. GEMMILL (nee Sanner), formerly of Baltimore, MD. Katherine lived in Chatham, NJ for the past 40 years. Beloved wife, of 67 years, to Franklin Gemmill III, of Chatham NJ, mother of Virginia Kraft and her husband Rudolf, of Florida. Services will be private. Arrangements by the William A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham, NJ 07928.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | February 5, 1999
Although a handful of Ellicott City residents raised some minor concerns yesterday about a proposed face lift of Chatham Mall on U.S. 40, many seemed to agree that a renovation is long overdue for one of the oldest shopping centers in Howard County."
BUSINESS
By Kevin Thomas and Kevin Thomas,Evening Sun Staff | September 4, 1991
The owners of Chatham Mall in Ellicott City are spending $2 million to renovate the 15-year-old shopping center that boasts a Caldor and K mart as anchor stores.TTC The project, which involves interior and exterior changes, is being handled by Whiting Turner, the Baltimore-based contracting firm. Completion is set for November.Part of the renovation involves enclosing the mall's central entryway, which was previously covered by a canopy. The new design calls for a 15-foot, glass-fronted structure that is expected to give the mall a brighter, more modern focal point.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | February 18, 1999
The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning has approved a minor variance request that could lead to the redevelopment of Chatham Mall in Ellicott City, one of the oldest shopping centers in the county.The department agreed Fridayto allow Chatham Mall Co. LLP to reduce the required 100-foot setback from a public street right of way to 80 feet for two freestanding buildings totaling almost 151,000 square feet.The approval paves the way for the company to build a 14,820-square-foot building between the Giant and Kmart stores and a 136,000-square-foot building where Caldor is now.Caldor has declared bankruptcy and plans to close all eight Baltimore-area stores by mid-May.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | February 5, 1999
Although a handful of Ellicott City residents raised some minor concerns yesterday about a proposed face lift of Chatham Mall on U.S. 40, many seemed to agree that a renovation is long overdue for one of the oldest shopping centers in Howard County."
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