February 1, 1994
An elderly woman was robbed of her purse Sunday afternoon as she walked to her car in a supermarket parking lot, county police reported.Olive Kay Tyler, 83, had just left the Farm Fresh store in the first block of Hammonds Lane at 4:53 p.m. when a woman walked up to her and demanded her purse, according to police.When Ms. Tyler refused to give it to her, the woman threatened to shoot, then grabbed the purse and drove away in a red Pontiac Firebird with Maryland license plates.The robber was described as a white female, between 20 and 30 years old, with shoulder-length blond hair and wearing a jean jacket.
September 4, 1991
You can help young cancer victims just by taking a trip to your local grocery store. Baltimore and Washington food brokers and grocery manufacturers have earmarked many popular products for a fundraising campaign to provide research for children with cancer and leukemia. The campaign, which runs from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31, is spearheaded by The Children's Cancer Foundation Inc.Participating products will be tagged with yellow "shelf talkers." A portion of each product's price will be contributed to the effort to raise $750,000.
March 6, 1992
RICHMOND, Va. -- An Australian syndicate that tried to corner a $27 million Virginia Lottery game handed over a pink ticket bearing the winning numbers yesterday. But state officials here said they would not pay the prize until they investigate the ticket's validity.The Lottery Department said last night that it would rule on the matter by the end of next week.Lottery officials said that the International Lotto Fund, based in Melbourne, Australia, bought 5 million of the 7 million possible numerical combinations in the Feb. 15 game.
January 13, 2012
BGR the Burger Joint has unleashed its new Burger of the Month for January, a Southeast Asian-inspired pile-on they're calling Sriracha Me Crazy. It's a burger topped with grilled onions, melted Swiss, bacon, tomato, grilled pineapple cilantro and a grilled jalapeno and the awe-inspiring Sriracha hot sauce. BGR is also offering a new Shake of the Month for January, the Coffee and Doughnuts. It's essentially breakfast in the form of a delicious drink, as farm-fresh ice cream is infused with doughnuts and a hint of coffee.
February 3, 2012
A 250-seat American bistro named Kettle Hill will open in the old Babalu space on the corner of Water Street and Market Place. Kettle Hill is partnership between area newcomer Keystone Hospitality and former Baltimore Oriole Rick Dempsey. The principal partners of Keystone Hospitality, formerly based New York City , are Desmond Reilly and Kristopher Karr. According to the press release from the property's landlord, Reilly and Karr were "inspired by local legend Rick Dempsey, who had been looking for some time to launch a restaurant project.
April 2, 1993
For the third year in a row, Steger's Farm Fresh Eggs of Hampstead is offering hard-boiled, dyed eggs during the Easter season."We thought it was something unique to do," said Evan Fogerty, Steger's marketing manager. "A lot of people like to dye their own eggs, and we think that's great. But for those who haven't had the opportunity, this is a real benefit to them."Plastic six-packs, complete with artificial grass, sell for 99 cents to $1.09, he said. Locally, the eggs are available at George's IGA, Miller's Market, Westminster Co-op, Weis and Giant.
October 29, 1992
4 charged with drug offenses in investigation of Taber's 0) TavernCounty police charged four people with narcotics violations after a drug investigation at a Pasadena bar this month.Edwin Harold Fortner, 34, of no fixed address, was charged with distributing crack cocaine, and Thomas Michael Gatton, 32, of ,, the 600 block of Cadberry Drive in Odenton, was charged with distribution of marijuana.Richard Earl Davis, 28, of the unit block of Chestnut Hill Ave. in Pasadena, and Alfred Nevin Kelly, 44, of the 100 block of Magnolia Ave., were charged with manufacturing narcotics earlier this month, police said.
November 2, 1994
If the only thing standing between you and a healthy diet is knowledge and you want to learn more about nutrition, one resource for Maryland residents is the "Food, Health and You" a bi-monthly nutrition newsletter published by the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Maryland. To receive a free subscription, call the Home Economists at the number for your county below:* Anne Arundel County (410) 724-3320* Baltimore City (410) 396-1780* Baltimore County (410) 666-0445* Carroll County (410)
April 27, 2003
The Bel Air farmers' market has opened for the season in the District Courthouse parking lot at the Mary E. Risteau State Office Building off Bond Street. The Bel Air market operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays through November. The Bel Air market is the first of four such markets to open in the county this season. Edgewood's farmers' market will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays from May 8 through Oct. 30, next to the MARC train station on Edgewood Road.
December 10, 1992
Cadden appointed to the House Appropriations CommitteeFirst-term state delegate Joan Cadden of Brooklyn Park has been appointed to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.Mrs. Cadden, a Democrat, had served on the Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee since she was elected two years ago. Legislative leaders dissolved that committee last month to streamline the General Assembly.A former school board member, Mrs. Cadden now goes to the appropriations panel that sets spending priorities for everything from transportation to education.