July 15, 2008
The party at a fire hall in Joppa was advertised in splashy colors on the MySpace Web page, and dozens of people showed up for an event that promised a disc jockey, live music and a bar. But authorities said the Joppa-Magnolia Fire Company's hall had been originally booked by a man who disclosed only that he wanted throw his brother a birthday party - not a bash dubbed "Keeping It Live," where attendees were charged a cover fee. Shortly before midnight...
December 9, 2007
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department plans an all-you-can-eat breakfast with Santa Claus from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge. Adults pay $7; seniors ages 55 and older pay $6. Children ages 5 to 12 pay $5, and children younger than 5 get in free. Baked goods will be available to buy. Information: 410-313-4901. Santa and missus to visit Elkridge Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit Elkridge on a fire engine from Thursday through Dec. 17, weather permitting.
October 21, 2007
The Savage Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a Halloween costume party from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall, 6925 Lincoln St., Savage. A costume parade is planned. The cost is $5 for children ages 5 to 11. Games and prizes, hot dogs, chips, drinks, cupcakes and cookies are included in the price. Reservations are requested by Tuesday. Information: Jayne Wines, 301-604-2468. A craft and vendor show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at the fire hall.
September 16, 2007
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Savage Volunteer Fire Company Inc. will present a Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Savage Fire Hall, 8925 Lincoln St. Admission is $15 in advance; $17 at the door, if tickets are available. Admission includes 20 games and door prizes; two jackpot games are extra. Come hungry and patronize the kitchen. Information or to purchase tickets: 443-259-0565. CrossRoads Baptist moves to new home CrossRoads Baptist Church, known for many years as Laurel Baptist Temple, has moved to 10290 Old Columbia Road and adopted its new name.
August 26, 2007
Registration is open for fall Stressless Tests study-skills courses for middle- schoolers, to be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 10 through Oct. 1 at Burleigh Manor Middle School. Afternoon classes are to meet from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 2 at Burleigh Manor. Classes for high school students will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19 through Oct. 10 at Centennial High. The cost is $165, and includes a copy of the digital video disc Study for Success.
July 1, 2007
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a Beach Party Youth Dance for ages 9 to 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 14 at the firehouse, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge. Tickets, available only at the door, are $8 each. Information: 410-761-6633, Ext. 5. The fire department will hold a basket bingo fundraiser to help cover medical expenses for Ryan Kuehnl, 7, who has cerebral palsy and needs surgery and a wheelchair. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the firehouse.