April 25, 1991
Ten men who distinguished themselves in sports at Mount St. Joseph were enshrined in the school's athletic Hall of Fame last night. It was the eighth annual induction ceremony.Named were Charles Chaney, Jim Creamer, Jim Dew, now head coach of football and baseball at Valley City (N.D.) State University, Timmy Druzgala, the late John Fick, Frank Kozel, Kevin Kreis, Jose Prado, Jack Roberts and Paul Triplett.Mike Brennan, class of 1985, who played three years of varsity football at Notre Dame and was drafted in the fourth round by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1990, was the guest speaker.
November 24, 1996
25 years ago (week of Nov. 21-27, 1971):The Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., carrier of the Columbia Medical Plan, announced that another increase in monthly premiums would be necessary because the company was losing money on the plan. The need for the increase was attributed to increases in hospital costs, salaries and the cost of supplies, as well as inaccurate membership projections.50 years ago (week of Nov. 17-23, 1946):The Ellicott City Elementary School PTA met this week. The guest speaker was Dr. Theodore R. Shrop, public health officer, who spoke on communicable diseases and the use of sanitation measures for disease prevention.
November 2, 2011
Cross Creek Apostolic Church, 12511 Old Gunpowder Road Spur, Beltsville, will celebrate Friend Day to culminates a month of studies on friendship, Sunday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. The celebration includes music, praise and worship, with guest speaker the Rev. Bill Hobson, from Longwood, Fla. Children's ministry will provide special classes for ages 2 to 13. Refreshments will be served following the service. For information, call the church, 301-498-6006, or Pastor Overton, 301-498-1764.
January 9, 2012
The Mason Dixon Business Association will welcome in the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Buontempo Brothers at 1 South Main in Bel Air. Tony Belcastro, of WSMT Insurance, will be the guest speaker. He will be discussing the differences in personal and business insurance as well as the advantages of working with an independent agent. Guests are welcome. Lunch will be served at noon, cost is $15. For more information call Susan Miller at Dale Miller & Son, Inc. at 717-382-4811.
January 19, 2012
Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey will be the guest speaker at the Baltimore Catholic Leagu's 2nd Hall of Fame banquet, the league announced Thursday. Local broadcaster Keith Mills will be the emcee for the event, which will be held May 3 at the Rolling Road Country Club in Catonsville. The 2012 induction class includes Tim Coles (Cardinal Gibbons, '82), Leon Dickerson (Cardinal Gibbons), Darryle Edwards (Calvert Hall, '81), Darnell Harris (St. Frances, '04) Phil Lane (Saint Maria Goretti, '96)
June 18, 2002
Carroll County Health Department is gauging interest in the creation of an AIDS quilt that would memorialize area residents who have lost their lives while suffering from the disease. "We would like to know if there is a need here to remember those who have died from AIDS," said Lynda Niles, a county health educator who frequently lectures on disease prevention. "If there is, then Carroll County could have its own quilt." For many years, families of acquired immune deficiency syndrome patients have contributed to the national AIDS quilt, an artifact so large that it is rarely displayed in its entirety.
October 7, 2005
Rachel Ritz to speak at Unity by the Bay The Rev. Rachel Ritz will be the guest speaker Sunday at Unity by the Bay Church. Ritz is a former pastor of the church, and the musical guest is Lea Morris. The interfaith church is at 836 Ritchie Highway, Suite 18, Severna Park. Information: 410-544-7990. St. Paul's Lutheran to address aging St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Glen Burnie will hold a "Bless the Years Celebration" on Oct. 15-16, starting with a noon luncheon with a speaker on Saturday.
July 28, 1996
25 years ago (week of July 25-31, 1971):A proposed anti-loitering bill for Howard County was declared to be "of dubious constitutionality" by the Howard County chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. County Executive Omar J. Jones felt that the bill "skirts the constitutional right of peaceful assembly." It had been introduced principally to provide relief for shop owners on Ellicott City's Main Street, who had been plagued by repeated incidents of vandalism and burglary.50 years ago (week of July 21-27, 1946)
March 22, 2003
Fidel: The Untold Story, director Estela Bravo's reverent documentary portrait of Castro, branded by enemies as a despot and championed by friends as a man of the people, is this week's offering at Cinema Sundays. Bravo captures Castro swimming with bodyguards, visiting his childhood home and school, joking with Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali, meeting Elian Gonzalez and celebrating his birthday with members of the Buena Vista Social Club. Frank Pratka of the Baltimore-Cuba Sister City Project is guest speaker.
February 15, 1998
County offices to be closed for Presidents Day holidayCarroll County government offices will be closed tomorrow in honor of Presidents Day.Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.Northern Landfill and the recycling center will be open for regular business hours tomorrow.U.S. Senate hopeful to speak before Tri-District GOPThe Tri-District Republican Club will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday at Deer Park United Methodist Church.Guest speaker will be Thomas Scott of Baltimore County, who is running against U.S. Sen.Barbara A. Mikulski in the November 1998 election.