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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | September 24, 1996
Bryn Awel Corp. filed an emergency motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Baltimore yesterday to dismiss an action by a competitor that would keep the Towson-based paving and construction company in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. If the motion is approved, the 33-year-old company would be free to sell its assets to an affiliate of the Driggs Corp.Bryn Awel was forced into involuntary bankruptcy Sept. 19 by competitor Redland Genstar Inc. and three other creditors. The same day, it signed an agreement to sell its assets to Driggs, a Capitol Heights-based construction company.
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January 21, 2005
On Wednesday, January 19, 2005, JAMES "Bubby" T. DOWNS, born in Texas, Md on October 19, 1924; beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Parrish) Downs; devoted father of F. Marie Franchetti and Dennis Dale Downs; brother of the late Russell Poe, Jr. and Marie Haines; grandfather of Michael D. Franchetti, Marisa D. Franchetti and Dawn M. Popp. Friends may call at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Center, P.A., 2325 York Road, Timonium, on Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 22, at 10 A.M. Interment to follow in the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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January 21, 2005
On Wednesday, January 19, 2005, JAMES "Bubby" T. DOWNS, born in Texas, Md on October 19, 1924; beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Parrish) Downs; devoted father of F. Marie Franchetti and Dennis Dale Downs; brother of the late Russell Poe, Jr. and Marie Haines; grandfather of Michael D. Franchetti, Marisa D. Franchetti and Dawn M. Popp. Friends may call at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Center, P.A., 2325 York Road, Timonium, on Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 22, at 10 A.M. Interment to follow in the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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By Scott Wilson and Scott Wilson,SUN STAFF | January 28, 1997
State Sen. Robert R. Neall, whose dual role as legislator and lobbyist has drawn howls from members of his own Republican Party, will no longer represent two major Anne Arundel County developers while serving in the State House."
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | September 27, 1996
In an emergency hearing yesterday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Bryn Awel Corp. defused a competitor's efforts to force the troubled Towson-based paving and construction company into bankruptcy.Bryn Awel executives and attorneys negotiated for about three hours behind closed doors at the bankruptcy court in Baltimore with officials from Redland Genstar Inc. and Driggs Corp.Redland Genstar, a Hunt Valley competitor and supplier that claims it is owed $2.6 million, filed documents on Sept. 19 with three other creditors to push Bryn Awel into bankruptcy.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,Sun Theater Critic | April 20, 1994
Vivian Gist and Margaret Barton Driggs are discussing what Harriet Tubman -- the runaway slave who helped lead 300 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad -- can teach audiences today."
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By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society | October 17, 1993
100 Years Ago* The row of buildings used by berry pickers in summer at Welham's Station on the Short Line railroad was destroyed by fire yesterday, entailing a heavy loss. -- The Sun, Nov. 14, 1893.* A special train will leave Annapolis next Thursday on the Short Line railroad for Baltimore for the showing of Nell Burges' great play "County Fair" at Harris' Academy of Music. A round trip ticket is $1. -- The Sun, Nov. 14, 1893.* The five Driggs breech-loading guns ordered for the Maryland oyster navy have arrived in Annapolis.
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By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society | November 14, 1993
100 Years Ago* The five Driggs breech-loading guns ordered for the Maryland oyster navy have arrived in Annapolis. Lt. W. H. Driggs, the inventor, will supervise putting them in place. -- The Sun, Nov. 20, 1893.* The St. John's College football team defeated Johns Hopkins ** University, 18-10, and claimed the collegiate championship of Maryland. -- The Sun, Nov. 23, 1893.* The summer rest home Fairview in Anne Arundel County sold yesterday at auction for $5,400. The place contains 117 acres, a new 40-room hotel, pavilion and other buildings.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Staff Writer | January 6, 1994
An $11 million runway extension project at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, stalled since the contractor was fired in October, will get back on track Monday when the Maryland Aviation Administration hires someone to finish the job.The MAA received permission yesterday from the state Board of Public Works to accelerate the bidding process and choose a replacement for Driggs Corp. The Capitol Heights-based contractor was dismissed after a dispute over the construction timetable.Airport officials want to tack 550 feet onto each end of the 9,500-foot, east-west runway so that it can accommodate 747s flying in from Middle East and Pacific Rim nations.
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By BARBARA EHRENREICH | September 4, 1995
Driggs, Idaho. -- Darn, Bill, if you didn't go and get yourself on the wrong side of the mountain.You had to vacation in Jackson Hole, which has been described as a ''high-altitude Palm Beach,'' when you could have come 35 miles over Teton Pass here to Driggs, where the people who make beds and wait tables in Jackson Hole live.Jesse Jackson has said that when you come to a fork in the road, Bill, you take the fork. But he was just being kind.When it comes to picking folks to spend your down-time with, you and Hillary invariably go for the big-time lawyers and Hollywood types, to the neglect of all the perfectly nice people in places like Driggs.
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | September 27, 1996
In an emergency hearing yesterday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Bryn Awel Corp. defused a competitor's efforts to force the troubled Towson-based paving and construction company into bankruptcy.Bryn Awel executives and attorneys negotiated for about three hours behind closed doors at the bankruptcy court in Baltimore with officials from Redland Genstar Inc. and Driggs Corp.Redland Genstar, a Hunt Valley competitor and supplier that claims it is owed $2.6 million, filed documents on Sept. 19 with three other creditors to push Bryn Awel into bankruptcy.
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | September 24, 1996
Bryn Awel Corp. filed an emergency motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Baltimore yesterday to dismiss an action by a competitor that would keep the Towson-based paving and construction company in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. If the motion is approved, the 33-year-old company would be free to sell its assets to an affiliate of the Driggs Corp.Bryn Awel was forced into involuntary bankruptcy Sept. 19 by competitor Redland Genstar Inc. and three other creditors. The same day, it signed an agreement to sell its assets to Driggs, a Capitol Heights-based construction company.
BUSINESS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | October 30, 1995
The owners of 550 acres of undeveloped land in northwest Anne Arundel County are proceeding with a plan to build as many as 1,400 residences, despite the continued softness of the area's housing market.As part of the planned Dorchester community project, the Washington-based owners of the property have contracted to sell the land to a partnership formed by Driggs Corp. owner John Driggs. Although neither side would reveal a purchase price, the land is valued at roughly $25 million, based on comparable land sales.
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By BARBARA EHRENREICH | September 4, 1995
Driggs, Idaho. -- Darn, Bill, if you didn't go and get yourself on the wrong side of the mountain.You had to vacation in Jackson Hole, which has been described as a ''high-altitude Palm Beach,'' when you could have come 35 miles over Teton Pass here to Driggs, where the people who make beds and wait tables in Jackson Hole live.Jesse Jackson has said that when you come to a fork in the road, Bill, you take the fork. But he was just being kind.When it comes to picking folks to spend your down-time with, you and Hillary invariably go for the big-time lawyers and Hollywood types, to the neglect of all the perfectly nice people in places like Driggs.
FEATURES
By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,Sun Theater Critic | April 20, 1994
Vivian Gist and Margaret Barton Driggs are discussing what Harriet Tubman -- the runaway slave who helped lead 300 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad -- can teach audiences today."
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Staff Writer | January 6, 1994
An $11 million runway extension project at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, stalled since the contractor was fired in October, will get back on track Monday when the Maryland Aviation Administration hires someone to finish the job.The MAA received permission yesterday from the state Board of Public Works to accelerate the bidding process and choose a replacement for Driggs Corp. The Capitol Heights-based contractor was dismissed after a dispute over the construction timetable.Airport officials want to tack 550 feet onto each end of the 9,500-foot, east-west runway so that it can accommodate 747s flying in from Middle East and Pacific Rim nations.
NEWS
By Scott Wilson and Scott Wilson,SUN STAFF | January 28, 1997
State Sen. Robert R. Neall, whose dual role as legislator and lobbyist has drawn howls from members of his own Republican Party, will no longer represent two major Anne Arundel County developers while serving in the State House."
BUSINESS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | October 30, 1995
The owners of 550 acres of undeveloped land in northwest Anne Arundel County are proceeding with a plan to build as many as 1,400 residences, despite the continued softness of the area's housing market.As part of the planned Dorchester community project, the Washington-based owners of the property have contracted to sell the land to a partnership formed by Driggs Corp. owner John Driggs. Although neither side would reveal a purchase price, the land is valued at roughly $25 million, based on comparable land sales.
NEWS
By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society | November 14, 1993
100 Years Ago* The five Driggs breech-loading guns ordered for the Maryland oyster navy have arrived in Annapolis. Lt. W. H. Driggs, the inventor, will supervise putting them in place. -- The Sun, Nov. 20, 1893.* The St. John's College football team defeated Johns Hopkins ** University, 18-10, and claimed the collegiate championship of Maryland. -- The Sun, Nov. 23, 1893.* The summer rest home Fairview in Anne Arundel County sold yesterday at auction for $5,400. The place contains 117 acres, a new 40-room hotel, pavilion and other buildings.
NEWS
By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society | October 17, 1993
100 Years Ago* The row of buildings used by berry pickers in summer at Welham's Station on the Short Line railroad was destroyed by fire yesterday, entailing a heavy loss. -- The Sun, Nov. 14, 1893.* A special train will leave Annapolis next Thursday on the Short Line railroad for Baltimore for the showing of Nell Burges' great play "County Fair" at Harris' Academy of Music. A round trip ticket is $1. -- The Sun, Nov. 14, 1893.* The five Driggs breech-loading guns ordered for the Maryland oyster navy have arrived in Annapolis.
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