September 22, 1995
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Throwing down the gauntlet to the telephone industry, Jones Intercable launched what it calls the world's most sophisticated cable television system here yesterday -- a network capable of providing services that compete directly with Bell Atlantic Corp.'s core business.Executives of the Englewood, Colo.-based cable company said the $35 million system will be capable of providing traditional dial tone and high-speed Internet access in addition to 120-channel capacity and vastly more reliable "self-healing" cable television service.
August 15, 1995
Plaid gets financing approvalPlaid Clothing Group Inc., the parent company of J. Schoeneman Inc., yesterday announced it has received approval its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case for $75 million in financing from a group of lenders led by Transamerica Business Credit Corp.The New York-based apparel company is closing the Schoeneman headquarters in Owings Mills by the end of September and laying off 50 workers.Jones Intercable trades 3 systemsJones Intercable Inc. tightened its grip on the Washington suburban market yesterday as it announced a cable system swap that will bring it two cable systems in Prince George's County and Reston, Va. In return, Jones traded cable TV franchises in Tampa, Fla.; Orangeburg, S.C.; and Carmel, Ind., to Time Warner Entertainment- Advance/Newhouse Partnership.
June 29, 1995
When Skip Carr drives the "Red Baron" through the streets of Severna Park next week during the Fourth of July parade, he will be showing off the 1948 red and white Buick Roadmaster to a crowd that will include more than the hundreds of spectators expected to line the route.This year, for the first time in the parade's 21-year history, Anne Arundel County residents will be able to watch the floats, bands and Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops on Jones Intercable, Channel 22.The parade, which gets under way at 10 a.m., will be broadcast at 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 p.m. Saturday, and each weekend in July.
October 2, 1994
Candidates for county executive will exchange views at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 13 during a one-hour debate televised live on Jones Intercable.The debate will be held at Anne Arundel Community College's Pascal Center for the Performing Arts in Arnold. Admission is free.The moderator will be Rod Daniels, co-anchorman of WBAL-TV News at Six and Eleven. The candidates will be questioned by Elise Armacost, an opinion writer for The Sun; Tom Marquart, an editor with the Capital of Annapolis; and Samuel "Sonny" Goldreich, a reporter with Baltimore Business Journal.
September 8, 1994
Coldwell Banker adds associatesThe Severna Park office of Coldwell Banker Realty has announced the addition of the following new associates:Nathy Bayuk, Joan Farnum, Alex Farnum, Donna Stout, Suzanna Augustine, Herb Tinley, Barry Allan, Pete Anderson, Sally Haines, Sherry Johns and Darlene Reiner.AACC board elects Hall as chairmanThe Anne Arundel Community College board of trustees has elected Walter J. Hall of Pasadena to a 1-year term as its chairman.Gene E. Floyd of Severna Park will serve a second consecutive year as vice chairman for the 1994-'95 term.
September 2, 1994
Jones Intercable Inc. is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who have been vandalizing the company's cable television equipment in Severn and the Maryland City/Laurel area.Nine incidents of vandalism have been reported to county police since Aug. 24.Jones Intercable repair crews have restored television service to all affected areas.The vandalism incidents included interruption of DC power supply in cable-television amplifiers, removal or damage of tap plates, which hook up individual homes with the main cable television line, and damaging other amplifier equipment.