December 22, 2012
Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. Prince George's County Darwin Road, 6400 block, Dec. 16. Break-in. Arden Way, 13400 block, Dec. 16. Theft. Sweitzer Lane, 15100 block, Dec. 15. Theft. Old Gunpowder Road/eastbound Sandy Spring Road, Dec. 15. Theft from auto. Claxton Drive, 13100 block, Dec. 15. Theft from auto. Snowden Loop, 8600 block, Dec. 15. Vandalism.
November 12, 2012
Baltimore County police on Monday said a fight that erupted at the North Point Flea Market Sunday afternoon was between rival gangs, identified as the Demon Souls Motorcycle Club and Titan Motorcycle Club. Police have charged two men, Brandon Shane Quinet, 20, of Halethorpe and Allen Warren Lull Jr., 26, of Dundalk, after officers were called to the market in the 2400 block of North Point Road in Dundalk about 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Police spokesman Lt. Robert McCullough said Quinet and Lull are members of the Titan Motorcycle Club, while a victim, a 52-year-old man from Dundalk, was a member of Demon Souls.
November 11, 2012
A man was struck in the head with a rubber mallet at the North Point Plaza Flea Market on Sunday afternoon during what a police dispatcher initially characterized as a "motorcycle gang-related" fight. Officers responded to the market in the 2400 block of North Point Road in Dundalk about 1:10 p.m. for a report of a fight between two groups and found the man with a serious but non-life-threatening injury, said Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman. Wachter would not confirm a connection to a gang or provide more details on the nature of the fight.
September 27, 2012
A painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir that was recently rediscovered appears to have been stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1951. As a result of the discovery, the FBI has begun an investigation, and an auction scheduled for Saturday morning in northern Virginia has been canceled. "Paysage Bords de Seine," a 6x10 inch view of the Seine River dating from 1879, attracted worldwide interest a few weeks ago, in part because of the romantic story behind the artwork's discovery.
September 14, 2012
Flea market and sales Christ Episcopal Church's annual flea market, bake and book sale will be held, rain or shine, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at 6800 Oakland Mills Road. Grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, sodas, water and coffee will be available for purchase. Proceeds will be used to support the church's outreach, youth services and other goals. Information: 410-381-9365. AAUW networking The American Association of University Women hosts a networking and socializing event at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept.
September 10, 2012
A "lost" landscape thought to have been painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir will go on the auction block Sept. 29 on behalf of the Baltimore-born woman who purchased the artwork at a West Virginia flea market for $7. "Paysage Bords de Seine," a 6-inch by 10-inch canvas dating from about 1879, is expected to fetch $75,000 to $100,000, according to Anne Norton Craner, the fine arts specialist for the Potomack Company, the Alexandria, Va., auction house...
September 1, 2012
The Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary will host the sixth annual White Rabbit Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the hospital's Dixon Building parking lot, Stoner Avenue, Westminster. The day will feature entertainment, children's activities, food and a flea market. Spaces for craft vendors and flea market available; $25. Call 410-871-7280.
June 1, 2012
Flea market As part of a "Spring Fling Fundraiser," an outdoors flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 9, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road in Crownsville. The event includes a bake sale and take-out chicken and hot dog dinners. Information: 410-721-2881. Summer camp Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., offers a one-week day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-10 for children entering third through ninth grades to teach them how to express their faith through music, drama, movement and fine arts.
May 25, 2012
Sunday, May 27 Honoring America's finest Mission BBQ, 7748 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, will host forty veterans of World War II to honor their service and in observance of Memorial Day. For more information, call 410-773-9888. Thursday, May 31 Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Michael Wallace, will speak on nuclear energy and national security. Information: 410-956-7672. Friday, June 1 Open house Anne Arundel Community College offers a free open house for a preview of its 15 fall Peer Learning Partnership courses beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Room 100 of the Center for Applied Learning and Technology on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway.