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By SHERRY GRAHAM | June 6, 1995
It seems that Eldersburg is growing by leaps and bounds, and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church is no exception.The church recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on a 6,500-square-foot multipurpose building.Representatives from three of the church's charter families participated, along with some of the church's newest members.The building is expected to be completed next winter.*The Freedom Optimist fall soccer program also is anticipating growth this year.
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By Will Fesperman, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2014
Northrop Grumman Corp. will break ground Monday on a new space engineering facility in Linthicum, according to a release from the defense contractor. The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed next summer. Eighty employees will work at the facility on space systems assembly, integration and testing, the release said. Sen. Ben Cardin and Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes are scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems' BWI Marshall Airport campus in Linthicum.
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NEWS
June 21, 1999
Howard County Executive James N. Robey will join Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin and U.S. Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes today for the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Elkridge post office.The post office, in the 6600 block of Santa Barbara Road, will serve 38,000 people and have 16 Elkridge carrier routes and nine rural routes. The 21,000-square feet facility will be built on a 3-acre site, and will include a postal store with retail services.Scheduled to open next summer, the post office, with ZIP code 21075, will consolidate several postal facilities residents have been using.
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By Mary K. Tilghman, mtilghman@tribune.com | May 8, 2014
By August, piles of earth will be transformed into the new Ridgely Manor Park with plenty of green space, places to walk and places to play. Construction on the Yakona Road site began early in April with a brief groundbreaking ceremony on the site on a sunny May 3. Now in the drainage stage with heavy earth movers and pipes scattered around the 2.5-acre site, construction is expected to last about eight weeks, according to Mandy Stepp, president...
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By Alice Lukens and Alice Lukens,SUN STAFF | January 25, 2000
Marian Iglehart braved the cold yesterday morning to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a $1.7 million child care center at Howard Community College -- and wished it had happened three years ago. Iglehart, who plans to graduate this spring, will not benefit from the child care center, which college officials hope will be open in time for the fall semester. The 14,800-square-foot building will serve 122 children ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Students will pay on a sliding-scale basis, and those in HCC's early childhood development programs will use the center as a lab school.
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By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,SUN REPORTER | September 29, 2006
Preservationists routinely lament the structures that have been swept from the Howard County landscape by time and development. But this year, one unusual 200-year-old wooden barn - currently stacked in 250 pieces in a Carroll County warehouse - is expected to return. Three years after it dismantled the Montjoy barn to save it from the path of a new housing development, the Howard County Conservancy is prepared to rebuild the structure in Woodstock. The conservancy will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the barn as part of its fall festival, which runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the group's Mount Pleasant Farm.
NEWS
March 29, 1994
Hospital groundbreaking ceremony set for April 22Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new outpatient mall at 3 p.m. on April 22.The ceremony will mark the start of construction for the hospital's $7.9 million renovation and expansion project. Completion is scheduled for March 1995.The public is invited to attend. Information: (301) 497-7914.
BUSINESS
September 7, 1991
A photo caption in The Sun Business section on Sept. incorrectly stated the date for a groundbreaking ceremony for a $28 million addition to Union Memorial Hospital. It is Sept. 20 at 10 a.m.The Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
April 28, 2007
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility for The Church of Christ in Woodlawn is scheduled at 2 p.m. tomorrow. The new church building will be at 6730 Dogwood Road. Church Design Concepts of Eagleville, Tenn., will oversee construction, which is to be completed in the fall. The Rev. Elmer V. Sembly III now conducts services at the Gala Center in Woodlawn.
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By Will Fesperman, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2014
Northrop Grumman Corp. will break ground Monday on a new space engineering facility in Linthicum, according to a release from the defense contractor. The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed next summer. Eighty employees will work at the facility on space systems assembly, integration and testing, the release said. Sen. Ben Cardin and Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes are scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems' BWI Marshall Airport campus in Linthicum.
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By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.com | October 1, 2013
A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Tuesday for the first phase of a skateboarding park in Hampden. The $180,000 "skatepark," as it is called, will be built within Roosevelt Park on West 36th Street near Falls Road, starting with a 5,000-square-foot concrete bowl for skateboarders, to be constructed by Artisan Skateparks. The skatepark is funded with $90,000 each from the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks and The Skatepark of Baltimore, Inc., a non-profit group that has been working on the project since 2006, according to board president Stephanie Murdock.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | May 6, 2013
A new computing facility at the National Security Agency will help the country better defend against cyber attacks , agency officials and members of Congress said Monday. The High Performance Computing Center-2 will assist in "front-line defense against immediate threats" in cyberspace, Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency and head of U.S. Cyber Command, said during a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at Fort Meade. The 600,000-square-foot facility, similar in function to an existing computer center, is scheduled to open in 2016.
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By Edward Gents, The Baltimore Sun | February 22, 2012
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the Freedom House, is one of the largest single objects planned for display inside the $500 million museum, for which ground was broken Wednesday. Other Maryland-related objects include a silk shawl given to abolitionist Harriet Tubman by Britain's Queen Victoria, a hymn book used by Tubman and a first edition of abolitionist Frederick Douglass' autobiography.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | December 9, 2011
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Saturday morning for a new fire station being built at the corner of Route 924 and Patterson Mill Road in the Emmorton community midway between Bel Air and Abingdon. The Bel Air Substation at Patterson Mill, as the facility will be known, will be operated by the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company and is the first fire facility in Harford County to be constructed solely with funding from the county government, Bob Thomas, manager of communications for the county, said Friday.
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August 29, 2011
Harford Community College and Turner Construction hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion and renovation of the college's Susquehanna Center on Aug. 23 for political and business leaders, student-athletes, and college employees. When renovations are completed in August 2012, the original 1968 athletic facility will have doubled in size and increase opportunities for fitness, health and physical education for county residents. HCC President Dennis Golladay and HCC Board of Trustees Chair Bryan Kelly along with Turner Construction Project Manager Doug Belling welcomed guests.
NEWS
April 28, 2007
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility for The Church of Christ in Woodlawn is scheduled at 2 p.m. tomorrow. The new church building will be at 6730 Dogwood Road. Church Design Concepts of Eagleville, Tenn., will oversee construction, which is to be completed in the fall. The Rev. Elmer V. Sembly III now conducts services at the Gala Center in Woodlawn.
NEWS
September 19, 2004
About 800 Marley Middle School pupils will perform a victory cheer for their new building at a groundbreaking ceremony to be held Tuesday. Construction of the $33 million building in Glen Burnie began in June. It is to open for classes in 2006, said Susan Cassidy, Marley's principal. The old building, constructed in 1958, will be demolished at that time. The new school will feature networked classrooms and a modern media center and science labs. Classrooms at Marley currently lack Internet access, Cassidy said.
NEWS
May 3, 1995
Students at The Young School, a private elementary in Howard County, will take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for a $3.1 million state-of-the-art facility by planting a tree in memory of the children who were injured and killed in the Oklahoma City bombing.The ceremony and tree planting will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the 9-acre site off Riverwood Drive in the Village of Kings Contrivance.Gov. Parris N. Glendening has been invited to join County Executive Charles I. Ecker in the ceremony.
NEWS
October 18, 2006
Work is set to begin on a project to enhance the entrance to a Dundalk community. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for today on a $40,000 landscaping project on St. Monica Drive, the main street through North Point Village, according to Baltimore County officials. Enhancements to the median are to include trees, ground cover, perennial flowerbeds and new grass. Members of the newly revitalized North Point Village Community Association worked with the county's Office of Community Conservation to design the landscaping features.
NEWS
By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,SUN REPORTER | September 29, 2006
Preservationists routinely lament the structures that have been swept from the Howard County landscape by time and development. But this year, one unusual 200-year-old wooden barn - currently stacked in 250 pieces in a Carroll County warehouse - is expected to return. Three years after it dismantled the Montjoy barn to save it from the path of a new housing development, the Howard County Conservancy is prepared to rebuild the structure in Woodstock. The conservancy will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the barn as part of its fall festival, which runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the group's Mount Pleasant Farm.
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