July 12, 1992
Collectors with a sweet tooth should check out their local Dairy Queen for the 33-card Team USA set. It features members of the 1984, '88 and '92 teams. Cards come in packs of four with purchase of a sundae in a miniature Team USA helmet. Pictured is Orioles No. 1 draft pick Jeffrey Hammonds of Stanford.
May 17, 1994
POLICE LOGSevern: Someone stole a $358 bike from the driveway of a house in the 800 block of Miner Road sometime between 8 a.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.* Crofton Highlands: Someone used a BB gun to shoot out the driver's window of a car parked in the 1600 block of Hart Court Saturday night.* Odenton: Police arrested a 17-year-old Gambrills youth Monday morning and charged him with breaking and entering after he allegedly smashed open the window of a Knaack's Dairy Queen in the 1100 block of Annapolis Road, officials said.
December 31, 1995
Delicious opportunities: It seems that the way to a successful business is through Americans' stomachs. Entrepreneur magazine says food businesses are among the top 10 franchises for 1996. No. 1 on the magazine's list is Subway, followed by 7-Eleven, Burger King, McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, Dairy Queen, Snap-On Inc. hardware, Mail Boxes Etc., Baskin-Robbins and KFC.Winners and losers: The American Automobile Association has handed out its Red Light and Green Light awards for the dubious and laudable achievements in motoring during 1995.
November 27, 2005
SIGNSPOTTING Lonely Planet / $7.99 According to Doug Lansky, there are 406 million people in this world who claim English as their mother tongue and another 350 million or so who speak English as a second language. That's not the same thing as communicating with it, though, as Lansky demonstrates in Signspotting, a compilation of confusing signs from around the world. From Danville, Ill., for instance, comes the instruction for motorists: "To go left make 3 right turns." A roadside billboard for a Wisconsin Dairy Queen promises "Drive-Thru Seating."
January 20, 1992
"Bed of Lies" has murder, money, Texas, guns, sex . . . and Susan Dey in the shortest skirts and tightest tops this side of Julie Brown's "Club MTV."ABC is calling it an issue movie.Don't you love the way network executives think?Actually, there is an issue involved in the made-for-TV film, which airs at 9 tonight on WJZ-TV (Channel 13). And it's an important issue: domestic violence. Dey plays a woman repeatedly beaten by her husband until one night she picks up a gun and blows him away.
December 17, 2001
Chamber seeks donations of socks, mittens to help needy Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce is collecting new socks and mittens for the needy for its annual Sock Hop drive. Socks and mittens of any size and color will be collected at these drop-off points through Thursday: Help-U-Sell Real Estate, 572 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd; BankAnnapolis, Severna Park Village off McKinsey Road; Shoe Specialists, Benfield Village Shopping Center off Benfield Road; and Dairy Queen, Ritchie Highway in Arnold.
March 22, 1991
Bernard S. LongleyDid auto body repairA memorial service for Bernard S. Longley, a retired automobile body and fender repairman, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Mountain Christian Church in Joppa.Mr. Longley, who was 76, died Wednesday of cancer in his home in Long Bar Harbor.He retired more than 10 years ago after working for many years for Scott Pontiac, a Bel Air dealer.Born in Glen Echo, he was reared in Baltimore and in Long Bar Harbor, which was developed by a great-grandfather.
January 19, 2004
Patricia Ann Troyer Papania, who managed several area food-service operations, died Wednesday of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 46 and a resident of Dundalk. Born in Jarrettsville, Harford County, she moved to Essex as a young girl and graduated from Kenwood High School in 1975. In 1978, she married James A. Papania. The two were minority partners for four years in the Dairy Queen store in the Lynch Manor Shopping Center in Dundalk. For the past five years, Mrs. Papania and her husband managed the food-service contract at the state Motor Vehicle Administration office in Glen Burnie.
May 18, 2012
Managers of White Marsh Mall offered more details today about mall upgrades, a day after announcing that Boscov's department store will return to the shopping center in October. Boscov's had closed its store at the mall nearly four years ago after it filed for bankruptcy, but now is in expansion mode. Besides getting its former anchor back this fall, the mall will get a renovated food court, with construction starting Sunday. New stalls will include Charley's Grilled Subs and Yolavie Premium Frozen Yogurt, increasing the number of eateries to 13. Some vendors will remodel, including Cajun Café & Grill, G'lato d'Italia and Dairy Queen.
June 16, 1994
After 14 years of occupying the old Dairy Queen building in the 1700 block of West Street in Annapolis, Severn Savings Bank, is moving up the road to a new building, more than doubling its branch size.The bank's Annapolis branch at 1726 West Street will close permanently after banking hours tomorrow. The bank will be closed Saturday to complete its move by Monday to 1917 West St.The move will allow Severn's Annapolis branch to offer customers drive-through window service for the first time.