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By Carrie Wells and Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
A gas station clerk was fatally shot in an early morning robbery in Hanover on Thursday, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Spokesman Lt. T.J. Smith said that officials received a 911 call at about 1:35 a.m. from a customer at an Exxon gas station at 7898 Ridge Road. Smith said the caller reported that the clerk, Rajinder Kumar, 49 of Glen Burnie, was injured and unconscious. Police, fire and EMS officials responded to the scene and found the man had died from apparent gunshot wounds, Smith said.
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By Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun | September 29, 2014
Deck work on Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge south of Federal Hill will close the span in stages beginning Tuesday, according to the Baltimore Department of Transportation. Southbound lanes of Hanover Street between East McComas Street in Riverside north of the bridge, and Waterview Avenue in Cherry Hill south of the bridge, will close around 10 a.m. Tuesday, and will remain closed through 5 a.m. Monday morning, the department said. Northbound lanes in the same stretch will close Friday night, at midnight, and also remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, the department said.
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BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts, The Baltimore Sun | October 18, 2010
A French company, Delsey Luggage, plans to move its U.S. headquarters next year from Elkridge to Hanover. Delsey, a maker of luxury luggage, has leased 186,053 square feet of office and warehouse distribution space at the Preston Gateway Corporate Park and plans to move there in early 2011. Delsey will have approximately 100 employees at the Hanover site.
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
A man's body was found floating Monday evening in the water under the Hanover Street bridge in South Baltimore, police said. An officer was flagged down at 5:40 p.m. by a person who first saw the body. The Baltimore City Fire Department recovered the body from the water. Police did not identify the victim, pending next-of-kin notification. No obvious signs of foul play were apparent, police said. The man's body will be taken to the Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2010
A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he sped through a red light in Hanover Friday night. Gustin Samuel Page of 7500 block of Lemon Tree Court in Hanover died after his 2004 Suzuki GSX R 600 motorcycle drove through a red light, striking another driver, Anne Arundel County Police said. Page was pronounced dead at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, the other driver, Norman Walter Faber, Jr., 52, of 5600 block of Vancouver Court in Churchton, suffered non-life threatening injuries, according a police news release.
BUSINESS
By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | March 23, 2011
Engineering and manufacturing company ITT Corp. is closing an Anne Arundel County location it opened just last summer, cutting 48 jobs. The company's information-technology center in Hanover will be shut down by the end of the year as ITT splits into three separate companies and will no longer need shared IT support, spokesman B.J. Talley said Wednesday. He said 48 employees will either be laid off or will leave voluntarily with a severance package, while about 20 are being transferred to other divisions.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2010
A Hanover woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend was arrested Sunday and charged with attempted second-degree murder, reckless endangerment and assault, according to Anne Arundel County police. Officers first spoke to the boyfriend of Jenna Russell, 25, of the 1400 block of Misty Lake Court about 9 a.m. Sunday, when he went to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for treatment of stab wounds, police said. The 21-year-old Severn resident initially told police that he had been stabbed in the upper torso at a party Saturday night, and he was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for further treatment.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2010
A Hanover-based maker of components for power transmissions, oil rigs and steel mills said Monday it will shut its manufacturing operation in the next 12 months to 15 months and lay off 125 hourly and salaried workers. Kop-Flex Inc., a division of St. Louis-based Emerson Electric Co., will phase out manufacturing at the Anne Arundel County location on Harmans Road, a decision based on "global economic and competitive pressures," Dave Baldridge, an Emerson spokesman, said Monday. Baldridge said the shutdown, expected by September 2011, will affect 87 hourly and 38 salaried employees.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2011
Frank Parsons Inc., an office-supply company that moved to Hanover two years ago with plans of expansion, said Friday that it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Its filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Maryland reported debts in the range of $10 million to $50 million, including more than $6 million in claims it is disputing. The firm, which calls itself the largest employee-owned company in the country focusing on office supplies, business products and technology equipment, estimated the value of its assets in the same $10 million to $50 million range.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2014
Two Gambrills men were arrested and charged with attempted murder and other charges after shooting a barrage of bullets into a Hanover man's home and cars while he stood in his driveway Monday morning, Anne Arundel County police said. Police identified the two suspects as Kingsley Anthony McLean, 20, of the 900 block of Autumn Valley Ln., and Kendall Alonzo Govan, 24, of the 2400 block of Cheyenne Dr. The two drove past the victim's home in the 1400 block of Gesna Dr., and fired multiple shots into his home and several vehicles while he was with his family around 10:20 a.m., police said.
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By Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
Baltimore has received a $1.1 million federal grant to create a plan for the reconstruction or revitalization of Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge and other parts of the busy South Baltimore corridor, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The project is one of 72 nationwide that will receive funding under the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program for 2014, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Friday. Earlier this week, Sens.
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By Carrie Wells and Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
A gas station clerk was fatally shot in an early morning robbery in Hanover on Thursday, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Spokesman Lt. T.J. Smith said that officials received a 911 call at about 1:35 a.m. from a customer at an Exxon gas station at 7898 Ridge Road. Smith said the caller reported that the clerk, Rajinder Kumar, 49 of Glen Burnie, was injured and unconscious. Police, fire and EMS officials responded to the scene and found the man had died from apparent gunshot wounds, Smith said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | June 28, 2014
The Hanover Street Bridge in Baltimore is closed for repair work Saturday, one of several weekend road closures in the city that could cause traffic congestion for drivers. The bridge will be shut down between Waterview Avenue and Cromwell Street until about 8 p.m., and detours will be set up for drivers, the city department of transportation said. The two running lanes on the north side of Fayette Street from Howard to Eutaw Streets will also close from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.
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By Will FespermanThe Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2014
Anne Arundel County officials say a section of Race Road in Hanover will be closed for eight to 12 weeks for emergency repair, beginning Thursday morning at 10 a.m.. The county's Department of Public works will close the road between Hanover Road and Park Circle Drive, according to a press release. The area is near the Baltimore Washington Parkway and Route 100 near the Howard/Anne Arundel county line. The repair work is needed to stabilize a slope along Race Road that has been weakened by erosion from the nearby Deep Run stream and recent heavy storms, officials said.
ENTERTAINMENT
Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2014
The owner of Blob's Park, the storied 81-year-old Jessup beer garden that played its last polka in March, will take over the Hanover restaurant space that was Gunning's Seafood Restaurant. Max Eggerl, whose great uncle Max Blob founded Blob's Park, will open a restaurant named The Bavarian Brauhaus this summer following renovations to the restaurant space on Parkway Drive. The Bavarian Brauhaus will feature a menu of German food in a fine-dining atmosphere, Eggerl said. The bar area is being redone to create a rathskeller-like atmosphere.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | April 6, 2014
Anne Arundel police said a man robbed a Red Roof Inn Saturday in Hanover after telling a hotel clerk that the room rates were just too high. About 9 p.m. Saturday, a man entered the lobby of the Red Roof Inn in the 7300 block of Parkway Drive in Hanover and asked how much the nightly rates were. When the clerk answered, the man brandished a handgun and demanded money. The clerk gave the suspect money from a cash drawer, police said. The suspect fled on foot after finding a second cash drawer empty, police said.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 5, 2012
A 41-year-old man died early Monday when his car struck a guard rail and caught fire in Hanover. The Anne Arundel County police department identified the deceased driver as Vernon Bryant Jr. of the 7500 block of Maiden Head Drive in Hanover. According to police, officers responded at 1:07 a.m. to a report of an accident involving a vehicle striking a guard rail on Corporate Center Drive near Old Stoney Run Way. Officers reported finding a 2011 GMC SUV on fire and severely damaged by the guard rail.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | April 14, 2010
Anne Arundel County police have identified the man who was killed Monday morning when slabs of granite fell on top of him at a Hanover countertop company. Police said Stacy Carl Moody, 41, of Turbeville, S.C., a trucker for South Carolina-based McKenzie Trucking, was delivering slabs of granite to American Countertop. As he prepared to unload the slabs about 9:15 a.m., they slid from his flatbed truck, killing him, according to police. Moody was pronounced dead at the scene, and police said they believe the incident was an accident.
BUSINESS
By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2014
Verizon Wireless said Friday that it is adding more than 100 retail and customer service jobs in Maryland, a move that comes on the heels of plans to cut about 380 jobs at a Hanover call center. The new positions will be full time and come with health insurance, Verizon said. They're part of a 300-job expansion the company plans in Maryland, Washington and Virginia. Verizon said the hiring is unrelated to cuts at the Hanover location, announced last week in a call-center restructuring.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
As Alice Ross rumbled across Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge early on the morning of Baltimore's most recent snowstorm, her Subaru smashed into a large pothole obscured by the accumulating snow. The 61-year-old Halethorpe resident, on her way to drive a friend to a medical appointment, instead continued directly to her car dealership in Glen Burnie, she said - where she was met with a $1,100 mechanic's bill. "I was petrified," Ross said of the incident, which nearly sent her off the bridge.
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