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By Joel McCord and Joel McCord,Sun Staff Correspondent | January 15, 1991
ANNAPOLIS -- The Annapolis City Council gave the Elks lodge last night eight more months to open its doors to women and minorities or lose its liquor license, stretching out even further a battle that has gone on here for nearly two years.The extension is the latest frustration in local and statewide battles by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Coalition for Open Doors to force open the membership rolls of private clubs. In the two years since the effort began, little has changed.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff Writer | May 28, 1992
Two Annapolis women and the American Civil Liberties Union yesterday won the right to appeal a ruling that overturned a law denying city liquor licenses to private clubs that discriminate.An Anne Arundel Circuit judge, who blocked the 1990 law last month, granted a motion to intervene filed by the ACLU on behalf of the women, the Maryland Human Relations Commission and a coalition of women's rights groups.But Judge James C. Cawood Jr. did not allow four Annapolis lawmakers to join the appeal.
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November 7, 1990
A memorial service for Charles J. Huck, a retired insurance agent and railroad conductor, will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Towson Elks Lodge, 4 W. Pennsylvania Ave.Mr. Huck, who lived on Airway Circle in Towson, died of cancer Friday at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 72.He had been associated with the insurance firm of Gosnell and Hviding and with Security Mutual Life of New York, of which he was an honorary general agent. He retired as a general agent for Security about six years ago, having represented the New York company in this area since 1972.
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By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 14, 1995
THE COUNTY Department of Recreation and Parks is grateful to five young men who chose service projects along the B&A Trail Park to complete their work toward becoming Eagle Scouts.The new Eagle Scouts are Michael Bowen of Troop 955, Philip Duker of Troop 672, Andrew Johnston of Troop 993, Donald Lippy of Troop 822 and Andrew Messmore of Troop 446.The Scouts and others from their troops spent hundreds of hours designing, building and installing their projects.One of the projects resulted in the installation of three picnic tables beside the trail behind Severna Park Elementary School.
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By Kristi E. Swartz and Kristi E. Swartz,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | September 15, 1997
The two-story iron skeleton of a new District Court building has taken over the intersection once dominated by an Elks Lodge and the Naval Academy stadium.The building, to be completed next summer, will give judges, lawyers and other court personnel more than double the space they have had in the cramped Tawes Office Building across Taylor Avenue from the new building."It's overcrowded there," said Betty Thompson, clerk for Chief District Judge Martha F. Rasin.On a typical day, the entrance to the Tawes building is jammed with police officers, judges, lawyers and people with traffic tickets awaiting hearings in one of the three small courtrooms.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | April 17, 1992
ANNAPOLIS -- An Anne Arundel County judge has overturned a landmark Annapolis law denying city liquor licenses to private clubs whose membership bylaws discriminate on the basis of race, gender or ethnic background.An Annapolis lawmaker who two years ago helped usher the bill into law amid controversy decried the decision as a setback for civil rights in Maryland's capital.The ruling yesterday by Circuit Judge James C. Cawood Jr. was in response to a challenge to the law from an all-male Annapolis Elks lodge, whose liquor license expires at the end of this month.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff Writer | May 12, 1992
ANNAPOLIS -- Amid emotional charges of racism and sexism, the City Council decided last night not to challenge a recent court ruling that overturned a landmark 1990 ordinance denying liquor licenses to private clubs that discriminate.The narrow vote sparked sharp exchanges between supporters and opponents of an appeal. Two of the council's three female members and both black members decried the 5-4 vote, which was taken in executive session and announced in public, as a setback for civil rights in Annapolis.
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By Staff Report | July 15, 1993
LeRoy E. Matthews, a retired investigator in the Maryland attorney general's office who in 1948 was arrested during an attempt to integrate the Druid Hill Park tennis courts, died Saturday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of head injuries received in a fall at his Elks Lodge.He was 64 and lived in the Hoes Heights area of Baltimore.He retired about five years ago after many years in the attorney general's office. Since retiring, he had worked part time for the law firm of Hassan, Hassan and Tuckman.
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By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 16, 2001
IT'S FRIDAY NIGHT IN Greater Severna Park. Do you know where your teen-agers are? Chances are, if they're middle schoolers, they're at the Severna Park Dance Club at the Severna Park Elks Lodge on Truck House Road. In the lodge's large auditorium, the young teens listen to their favorite recorded songs and watch music videos on a big screen. Sometimes, they even practice a couple of moves like they think the older teens are doing at the Columbian Center on Ritchie Highway or the Holy Grounds Youth Center on Old B&A Boulevard.
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May 15, 1992
Judge voids Va. crabbing feeMaryland watermen praised a federal judge's decision this week barring Virginia from charging them a $1,150 fee for crabbing in the lower Chesapeake Bay."It was unconstitutional, what they were trying to do to us," said Glenn Evans, a Smith Island crabber who is president of the Tangier Sound Waterman's Association.On Jan. 1, the fee rose from $350 to $1,150. Commercial fishermen who are residents of Virginia did not have to pay the increase.Mr. Evans' group and several watermen filed suit in December challenging the boost.
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