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February 12, 1998
FireHampstead: Firefighters assisted Baltimore County at 9: 44 a.m. Tuesday, responding to a gas odor inside Hereford High School in the 17000 block of York Road. Units were out five minutes.Pub Date: 2/12/98
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
A man was injured when he was shot with a BB gun near Hereford High School at about 8 p.m. Wednesday night, Baltimore County police said. The victim, estimated to be in his 50s, had an upper-body wound and is expected to survive, police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter said. Police said initially that they were not sure whether the weapon was a BB gun or a low-caliber handgun. Authorities are searching the area of the 17300 block of York Rd. for a suspect, who might have also caused a nearby car crash, in which a vehicle left the road, police said.
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NEWS
February 26, 2014
The history of the "Hereford Zone" is widely known in Baltimore County. Growing up here, I have always heard the stories of many of the residents being bullies. I experienced it for myself last week during the Baltimore County PTA Council meeting. Several parents from Hereford High School bullied other high school parents in attendance and lobbied vigorously for their ballot to vote for the schedule resolution ( "PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change," Feb. 21)
FEATURES
By Samantha Iacia and For The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
Date: July 12 Her story: Jillian Jaffa, 23, grew up in Parkton. She is a mathematics teacher at Hereford High School, from which she graduated in 2008. Her parents, Carolyn and Sam Jaffa, live in Parkton. His story: Jordan Watkins, 25, grew up in Freeland. He is a software engineer at Johnson Controls, which offers energy solutions for buildings, automobiles and organizations, in York, Pa. His parents, Janet and Bryan Watkins, live in Freeland. Their story: Despite attending the same middle and high schools for nearly four years, Jillian and Jordan didn't meet until the summer of 2005, when they were both enrolled in sports camps held at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 20, 1996
TOWSON -- The county school board last night voted to contact Gov. Parris N. Glendening this morning and protest the Maryland Department of Natural Resource's recent opening of sections of Gunpowder Falls State Park to bow hunters.The bow-hunting season began in the park Oct. 28 and runs through January. But critics say the hunting is endangering students from nearby Hereford High School, who use the park for science experiments, cross-country track practice and other activities.The school prohibits students from using the park on days it is open to hunting.
NEWS
December 8, 2005
The family of Marine Cpl. Joshua David Snyder will receive visitors Monday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with graveside services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Corporal Snyder, 20, was killed in Iraq on Nov. 30. He was a graduate of Hereford High School, 17301 York Road, where a memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in the school's gymnasium.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | August 19, 2003
Hereford High School football coach Steve Turnbaugh, who shattered his left leg in four places while playing football in Myrtle Beach, S.C., three weeks ago, will discover from his orthopedic surgeon tomorrow whether he should coach from a wheelchair or possibly miss his ninth season. Turnbaugh's leg is immobilized with titanium rods and four pins. His wife, Becky, drives him to practice, where he coaches from a wheelchair and gets around on crutches. "I think he's [Dr. Scott Tarantino of Towson Orthopedic Associates]
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By Beth Reinhard and Beth Reinhard,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 23, 1996
When Phoebe Martin started working in the cafeteria at 5th District Elementary School in 1963, she would knead dough for fresh rolls, make hamburger patties and bake wonderful-smelling cinnamon buns.The students at the Upperco school, many of whom lived on farms and didn't know about pizza, favored hot roast beef sandwiches and peanut butter fudge.On Friday -- her last day at the Northwest Baltimore County school -- Martin nostalgically recalled the days before prepackaged pizzas and hamburgers were trucked to 5th District.
NEWS
By NICK SHIELDS AND RICHARD IRWIN and NICK SHIELDS AND RICHARD IRWIN,SUN REPORTERS | November 9, 2005
A woman and her grandson were killed yesterday afternoon in a head-on collision near Parkton in northern Baltimore County, Baltimore County police said. About 3 p.m., Jessica Crumpler, 19, of the 20300 block of Downes Road in Parkton was driving a 1998 GMC Jimmy sport utility vehicle south on York Road near Beetree Road when it crossed a double-yellow line at the crest of a rise and collided with a northbound 1988 Chevrolet Nova, killing both occupants of the Nova, said Sgt. Vickie Warehime, a police spokeswoman.
NEWS
August 28, 2014
Contrary to letter writer Marilyn Pettiway's claim that the media's coverage of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance has been unfair, The Sun and other outlets not only have reported fairly but have conscientiously followed Mr. Dance's outrageous actions that have cause havoc in every corner of Baltimore County over the last year ( "Stop beating up on county school superintendent Dallas Dance Aug. 25). In November, when the parents of Hereford High School sought to keep in place a schedule that has had proven success for 22 years and which was not only in place at Hereford but several other county schools as well, they contacted state Sen. James Brochin and Del. Wade Kach to assist parents in their efforts when Mr. Dance refused to meet with them.
NEWS
August 28, 2014
Contrary to letter writer Marilyn Pettiway's claim that the media's coverage of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance has been unfair, The Sun and other outlets not only have reported fairly but have conscientiously followed Mr. Dance's outrageous actions that have cause havoc in every corner of Baltimore County over the last year ( "Stop beating up on county school superintendent Dallas Dance Aug. 25). In November, when the parents of Hereford High School sought to keep in place a schedule that has had proven success for 22 years and which was not only in place at Hereford but several other county schools as well, they contacted state Sen. James Brochin and Del. Wade Kach to assist parents in their efforts when Mr. Dance refused to meet with them.
NEWS
February 26, 2014
The history of the "Hereford Zone" is widely known in Baltimore County. Growing up here, I have always heard the stories of many of the residents being bullies. I experienced it for myself last week during the Baltimore County PTA Council meeting. Several parents from Hereford High School bullied other high school parents in attendance and lobbied vigorously for their ballot to vote for the schedule resolution ( "PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change," Feb. 21)
NEWS
By Pat van den Beemt | October 11, 2013
While plenty of Hereford High School teams have won county or state championships over the years, it took a group of engineering students to bring national recognition to the school. Five students - four seniors and one junior - won the National Electric Car Challenge in Irvine, Ca. on Oct. 6. McKenzie Clark, Chris Paton, Joshua Perry, Nick Pindale and Maddie Westwater built the electric car last spring, using parts from several kits. They faced five other high schools in the national competition.
NEWS
June 20, 2013
Caitlin Ruth Abbott, Mary Claire Abbott, Ryan Edwin Abbott, Christopher Joseph Adams, John Merediethe Adams, Lacey Catherine Aghazarian, Joseph Robert Alexander, Michael Angelo Alongi, Courtney Nicole Amoroso, Anthony Keagan Anderson, Patrick Holden Anderson, Crysannia Brenna Andrews, Jayna Nicole Andrzejewski, Julianna Michelle Ashwood, Margaret Ann Aske, Alyssa Renee Asper, Rachel Morgan Auld Sarah Nicole Bacon, Elias Samuel Ball, Jonathan Montre...
EXPLORE
June 1, 2012
Hereford High School continues to be recognized as one of the best schools in the United States in high school rankings compiled by three news organizations. The Washington Post ranked high schools based on academic program with an emphasis on participation in Advanced Placement tests. Hereford ranked 33rd in Maryland and 628 nationally. It was the fifth-highest ranked Baltimore County school among 14 that made the list. Newsweek magazine's list of America's best high schools highlighted 1,000 schools, including 23 in Maryland.
NEWS
December 8, 2005
The family of Marine Cpl. Joshua David Snyder will receive visitors Monday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with graveside services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Corporal Snyder, 20, was killed in Iraq on Nov. 30. He was a graduate of Hereford High School, 17301 York Road, where a memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in the school's gymnasium.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 23, 2000
In Baltimore City Education department closes after break in sewer main The State Department of Education headquarters building was closed for the second day yesterday because of a sewer main break on the second-floor mezzanine, which forced water to be shut off. Most employees in the building at 200 W. Baltimore St., which also houses the State Workers' Compensation Commission, were sent home both mornings. State officials say they expect the building to reopen today. UM Dental School ranks sixth in nation in NIH grants The University of Maryland Dental School on West Lombard Street received nearly $6 million in federal research grants last year, making it the sixth-ranking school in the nation in awards from the National Institutes of Health, according to the school.
NEWS
By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer | September 23, 1994
Until school officials can find out what why one well is contaminated at Hereford High School, the students and staff there are drinking bottled water, and water is being pumped in for other uses.Water in the Baltimore County school's drinking fountains tested positive this week for fecal contamination, and the drinking fountains were shut down as soon as it was discovered, said Principal Ray Gross.The exact level of contamination isn't known yet, but any amount "is a health hazard," he said.
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