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By ROSALIE M. FALTER | April 24, 1995
The Friendly Thyme Herb Club is planning a gardening vacation to Massachusetts and Connecticut for Aug. 15 to Aug. 17.The group will travel by bus to a re-created New England farming village and several popular herb farms and historical sites.The club's primary destination will be Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts. Step back in time and explore the 200-acre living history museum where you can talk with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate the activities of early 19th century. The village contains more than 40 restored buildings, craft and gift shops, and medicinal and culinary herb gardens.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 11, 2002
Friendly Thyme Herb Club is sponsoring a delightful day of lectures, workshops and demonstrations at its second biennial herb symposium. "You Use Herbs for What?" is the theme of the event scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road in Linthicum. Madeline and Tom Wadja of Willow Pond Farm in Pennsylvania will be guest speakers. Their presentation, "Growing Herbs for Fun and Profit, or Can this Marriage Be Saved?" will cover their love of gardening and use of herbs as they journeyed from the farmland of Ohio, to service in the U.S. diplomatic corps, to their retirement occupation of organic gardening.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 11, 2002
Friendly Thyme Herb Club is sponsoring a delightful day of lectures, workshops and demonstrations at its second biennial herb symposium. "You Use Herbs for What?" is the theme of the event scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road in Linthicum. Madeline and Tom Wadja of Willow Pond Farm in Pennsylvania will be guest speakers. Their presentation, "Growing Herbs for Fun and Profit, or Can this Marriage Be Saved?" will cover their love of gardening and use of herbs as they journeyed from the farmland of Ohio, to service in the U.S. diplomatic corps, to their retirement occupation of organic gardening.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 16, 2002
THE FERNDALE-based Friendly Thyme Herb Club presented its first educational scholarship at its annual Student Awards Ceremony held recently at the Center of Applied Technology in Severn. Charles Campbell of Gambrills was the recipient of the scholarship. Barbara Sparks, scholarship committee chairwoman, presented a check for $500 on behalf of the club to Campbell, an agriscience student who graduated this year from the Center of Applied Technology. Campbell, 18, said he plans to attend Anne Arundel Community College in the fall, where he will take basic English, math, and science classes before going to the University of Maryland, College Park.
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By ROSALIE M. FALTER | August 15, 1994
It was "Picnic Thyme" for the Friendly Thyme Herb Club on Aug. 5. Forty-five members and guests attended the club's annual luncheon at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center.A lazy scarecrow lounged on a wicker chair, his picnic basket beside him. Baskets of fresh herbs and flowers decorated the porch. Accents of checkerboard ribbon, plastic cutlery and paper plates set the scene.No picnic would be complete without a straw hat. So, at each place setting, luncheon guests found a straw hat decorated with ribbons and dried flowers.
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By ROSALIE M. FALTER | June 5, 1995
The Friendly Thyme Herb Club has planned a wonderful day for you to immerse yourself in the fascinating subject of herbs. Get advice on herb gardens, watch demonstrations on making wreaths, potpourri, spreads and dips, and buy herbal items from the Members Marketplace. Herb Day is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Baltimore City Life Museums in the 800 block of E. Lombard Street.Lectures will be held throughout the day in the Counting Room of the Carroll Mansion and the 1840 House kitchen.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 29, 1998
THE CONTEMPORARY gospel group "Refuge" will give a concert at 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.The group has appeared at other churches, and its recordings have been played on Christian radio stations.Information: 410-859-0990.Linthicum AARP meetingLinthicum Chapter #2244 American Association of Retired Persons will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church on Maple Road.The speaker will be Anne Brooke, who is in charge of consumer affairs in the state attorney general's office.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 2, 1998
FERNDALE UNITED Methodist Church, 117 Ferndale Road, is having vacation Bible school Aug. 10 to 14 at the church.Crafts, games and Bible stories will be available for children. A light dinner will be served at 5 p.m., and classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Information or registration: 410-761-2880.Massage therapyMary Ann Roesler, a massage therapist, is offering five-minute massages to senior citizens Aug. 10 and 24 at Burwood Senior Housing, 6658 Shelly Road.Participants will have a choice of head, foot, back or neck massage.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 16, 2002
THE FERNDALE-based Friendly Thyme Herb Club presented its first educational scholarship at its annual Student Awards Ceremony held recently at the Center of Applied Technology in Severn. Charles Campbell of Gambrills was the recipient of the scholarship. Barbara Sparks, scholarship committee chairwoman, presented a check for $500 on behalf of the club to Campbell, an agriscience student who graduated this year from the Center of Applied Technology. Campbell, 18, said he plans to attend Anne Arundel Community College in the fall, where he will take basic English, math, and science classes before going to the University of Maryland, College Park.
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By RAOSALIE M. FALTER | July 5, 1994
The Ann Arundell County Historical Society is excited to announce a crab feast to benefit the society on July 23. It will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Kurtz's Beach.The all-you-can-eat menu includes steamed crabs, homemade crab soup, hot dogs, beef barbecue, cole slaw, vegetables, watermelon, desserts, beer and sodas. The tickets cost $23 a person.The crab feast is a major fund-raising event to help the society meet its increasing financial obligations. The society is developing an Interpretive Truck Farm at the Benson-Hammond House and supporting the continued growth of the society's Historical and Genealogical Research Center at Kuethe Library.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 24, 2002
LINTHICUM LIONS Club has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for an all new 2002 show. The circus will roll into town June 3. "This is an official announcement of our upcoming circus combined with a solicitation to area merchants to support our efforts by buying lots of children's tickets from our telemarketing people," said Thomas Durkin, president of the Linthicum Lions Club. Last year, working through local schools, tickets were donated to the North County Youth Outreach Coalition.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 4, 1998
IN CELEBRATION of the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Rev. Casimir Peterson of the Reparation Society of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will bring the Lady of Fatima Statue to St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Parish for a crowning ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church in Linthicum HeightsThe evening begins with the recitation of the rosary, followed by a solemn procession with the crown. The Knights of Columbus will provide an honor guard.Members of the St. Philip Neri Sodality, Catholic Daughters, Bible study groups and the Men's Club will participate.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,Special to the Sun | August 30, 1998
THE NORTH COUNTY community was saddened by the death last week of Gerry VanAirsdale, the longtime principal at Ferndale Elementary School and a former president and corresponding secretary of the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum.VanAirsdale, who also was active in St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Linthicum, "was the kind of guy who, if you needed something, he'd be the first one to raise his hand," said Jo Barker, president of the PAAL. "He was always willing to help, and he was a perfect gentleman."
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 2, 1998
FERNDALE UNITED Methodist Church, 117 Ferndale Road, is having vacation Bible school Aug. 10 to 14 at the church.Crafts, games and Bible stories will be available for children. A light dinner will be served at 5 p.m., and classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Information or registration: 410-761-2880.Massage therapyMary Ann Roesler, a massage therapist, is offering five-minute massages to senior citizens Aug. 10 and 24 at Burwood Senior Housing, 6658 Shelly Road.Participants will have a choice of head, foot, back or neck massage.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 29, 1998
THE CONTEMPORARY gospel group "Refuge" will give a concert at 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.The group has appeared at other churches, and its recordings have been played on Christian radio stations.Information: 410-859-0990.Linthicum AARP meetingLinthicum Chapter #2244 American Association of Retired Persons will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church on Maple Road.The speaker will be Anne Brooke, who is in charge of consumer affairs in the state attorney general's office.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 5, 1997
JOIN THE Friendly Thyme Herb Club on a four-day bus tour of North Carolina gardens. The group will depart early May 12 from the Ferndale Senior Center and return May 15.The group will stop in Richmond, Va., for a guided tour of Agecroft Hall, a 15th-century home that was dismantled in England and moved to the United States in 1925.Club members will tour Old Salem village in Winston-Salem, N.C., a restored Moravian community that prospered in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.Other tours on the agenda include the Reynolds House Museum of America, the campus and gardens of Wake Forest University, and the N.C. Botanical Gardens at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 4, 1998
IN CELEBRATION of the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Rev. Casimir Peterson of the Reparation Society of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will bring the Lady of Fatima Statue to St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Parish for a crowning ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church in Linthicum HeightsThe evening begins with the recitation of the rosary, followed by a solemn procession with the crown. The Knights of Columbus will provide an honor guard.Members of the St. Philip Neri Sodality, Catholic Daughters, Bible study groups and the Men's Club will participate.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,Special to the Sun | August 30, 1998
THE NORTH COUNTY community was saddened by the death last week of Gerry VanAirsdale, the longtime principal at Ferndale Elementary School and a former president and corresponding secretary of the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum.VanAirsdale, who also was active in St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Linthicum, "was the kind of guy who, if you needed something, he'd be the first one to raise his hand," said Jo Barker, president of the PAAL. "He was always willing to help, and he was a perfect gentleman."
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 29, 1996
JOAN KRAMMES will conduct her first meeting as president of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club at 10 a.m. Friday at Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.After business is conducted, club member Lola Zabetakis will lead a workshop on making a wall hanging with dried flowers, herbs, jute and an embroidery hoop. Materials will be provided. Members should bring a glue gun and scissors.Zabetakis is a talented craftswoman who shares her skills with a group of women from her church, First Christian Church of Glen Burnie, as well as the herb club.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1996
Members of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club got into the spirit of Halloween a bit early Friday as they turned themselves into good and bad witches to discuss the herbs witches used in their magic potions.Richard Hood, the club's president and the lone warlock, said he got the idea for the program from an article he read 12 years ago in The Herb Quarterly.In the article, a New Hampshire woman and her son turned 530 acres known as Rock Pool Estate into a showcase for herbs vTC found in supposed witches' gardens.
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