November 2, 2008
The State Highway Administration has opened three roundabouts and two new ramps and removed two traffic signals along Route 32. Traffic signals have been removed along Route 32 at Pfefferkorn and Ten Oaks roads. Motorists traveling along Route 32 can now use the ramps and roundabouts to access Burntwoods, Pfefferkorn and Ten Oaks roads. A new Burntwoods Road bridge over Route 32 is also open to traffic.
October 17, 2008
Suzanne K. Glover, co-founder of a Columbia development company, died of cancer Sunday at the Glenwood home of a daughter. She was 73. Suzanne "Sue" Kreyns was born in Pearl River, N.Y., and raised in Red Bank, N.J. She was a 1953 graduate of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School and earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Arizona in 1958. She was married in 1957 to Earl Gettens Glover, who also was a student at the University of Arizona. The couple lived in the South and the Northeast before moving to Columbia in 1974 and establishing General American Real Estate and Development Inc. "They were the principal developer of condominium conversions in Columbia and at Cross Keys in Baltimore," said a daughter, Suzanne Glover O'Melia of Glenwood.
October 12, 2008
The Glenwood Senior Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor "Stroke Survivors' Connection," a free support group for stroke survivors who want to live life fully, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The group will watch the DVD STARS - Steps Against Recurrent Stroke. A Stroke Survivors' "Reading for Life" group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5 and on the first Wednesday of each month. The group will discuss The Other Boleyn Girl. Discussion will be facilitated by speech pathologist Jennifer Triandafilou.
October 5, 2008
The Glenwood Senior Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a Halloween and Harvest Bingo at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 14. Take a Halloween or fall treat to be used as a bingo prize. Free admission. Registration is requested by Friday. The Glenwood Community Book Club will meet at the senior center at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Nov. 5. The group will discuss Peace Like a River by Leif Enger on Wednesday. The center will offer a Painting and Drawing Open Studio from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.
September 28, 2008
The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer "Teen Scene Event - Monster Mash," a chance for those in sixth through eighth grades to socialize with friends and dance to Halloween favorites, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets are $5. Advance purchase is recommended; some tickets may be available at the door, if space permits. www.highlandmd.org/arts&letters.html. Senior programs : Glenwood Senior Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer a program about hearing loss with Dr. Ron Kaplan, "This Isn't Your Mother's Hearing Aid," at 10 a.m. Oct. 7. He will discuss hearing loss, why it happens and the digital technology of hearing aids.
August 31, 2008
The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a talk by Fred Glueckstein, author of The '27 Yankees and Mickey Mantle: Rookie in Pinstripes, on the history of the World Series. The talk, which includes a display of photographs of the series' greatest players, will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 13. Information: 410-313-5577. A Web master needed A volunteer Web master is needed to update the Western Howard County Relay for Life Web site. The site uses a user-friendly template, and little experience is necessary.
August 17, 2008
The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a Back to School Ice Cream Social at 6 p.m. Sept. 6. Children will be invited to choose from a variety of crafts to make and take home while enjoying a bowl of ice cream. The cost is $3. The center is offering a "Back to School" fitness promotion that allows participants to purchase a 25-, 50- or 100-visit pass with no expiration date and no additional monthly fees. The promotion runs from Aug. 25 to Sept. 21. A medical clearance form and orientation is required before exercising.
June 8, 2008
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman invites residents to join him for an open public forum, to be held at 7 p.m. June 26 at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville. County department heads will be on hand to engage in dialogue. Residents are invited to ask questions, make comments or offer suggestions on any topic. Those who want to speak should sign up before the event and limit their comments to two minutes. Everyone is welcome. Information: 410-313-2022. Conservancy hosts nature walks The Howard County conservancy at Mount Pleasant Farm offers guided hikes on the second Saturday of each month from May through October.
May 25, 2008
Book club introduces biography category June book clubs at the Glenwood branch library include a new club focused on biography that will meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. The group will discuss The Death of Sigmund Freud: The Legacy of His Last Days, by Mark Edmundson, at 7 p.m. June 4. The library's Contemporary Fiction book club will meet at 7 p.m. June 2 to discuss The Whole World Over by Julia Glass. The group meets on the first Monday of each month. Around town Teen space : The Glenwood Community Center's game room for teens is open 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.