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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | 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.
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By Kristina Schurr and Kristina Schurr,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 24, 1997
Annapolis and South County residents could be watching town-hall-type discussions and Board of Education and County Council meetings on local cable television, if some members of city council have their way.At a public hearing today, the city council will examine whether to transfer local cable television operation from Tele-Communications Inc. to Jones Intercable Inc.Alderman Carl O. Snowden, a Ward 5 Democrat, said he expects that the council will vote...
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BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | 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.
SPORTS
April 24, 1996
Extraordinary circumstances call for extraordinary measures and the possible absence of the local NHL team from the airwaves for a critical game in a series certainly qualifies as extraordinary, for puckheads, at least.Tonight's fourth game of the Washington-Pittsburgh Eastern Conference quarterfinal series was headed for oblivion, thanks to long-standing baseball commitments on the part of Home Team Sports and ESPN.However, HTS and the Capitals got together and worked a little deal to place tonight's game on a second satellite transponder, so that interested fans could get the game, provided their cable carriers could free up the space.
NEWS
By Kristina Schurr and Kristina Schurr,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 24, 1997
Annapolis and South County residents could be watching town-hall-type discussions and Board of Education and County Council meetings on local cable television, if some members of city council have their way.At a public hearing today, the city council will examine whether to transfer local cable television operation from Tele-Communications Inc. to Jones Intercable Inc.Alderman Carl O. Snowden, a Ward 5 Democrat, said he expects that the council will vote...
NEWS
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.
NEWS
April 15, 1992
Jones Intercable Inc. received the National Cable Television Association's Seal of Good Customer Service recently from County Executive Robert R. Neall.Jones Intercable was awarded the seal in recognition of its yearlong performance of high-quality service to its customers.A buffet luncheon and a brief ceremony were conducted at the company's office in Gambrills.SENIORS PROGRAMS VIDEOThe county Department of Aging offers a videotape explaining programs and services available to county seniors.
FEATURES
By Eric Siegel 1/8 1/8 | November 27, 1991
A locally produced two-hour comedy special to benefit Maryland's homeless will air tomorrow night at 8 on 18 state cable systems from Allegany to Worcester counties."
BUSINESS
By Bloomberg Business News | November 23, 1993
WASHINGTON -- MCI Communications Corp., Jones Lightwave Inc., Jones Intercable Inc. and Scientific Atlanta Inc. said yesterday that they would offer phone services over cable networks for the first time, beginning in March.The service would initially be offered on a trial basis. If successful, it could mean big savings for MCI and less revenue for the seven regional Bell operating companies.MCI, Jones Lightwave and Jones Intercable plan to use broadband cable television networks to provide phone services in Alexandria, Va., and a Chicago suburb.
NEWS
April 13, 1993
For proof that competition keeps businesses lean, imaginative and responsive to customers, consider the running skirmish between a pair of cable TV companies in Anne Arundel County.North Arundel Cable Television and Jones Intercable vie for some 40,000 households in the northern half of the county. If you weren't aware that this is one of the few areas where cable providers square off, you might have guessed from the two companies' relatively low fees.Subscribers of North Arundel pay a monthly bill of $22.15 for 46 channels on expanded basic service (48 cents per channel)
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | 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.
BUSINESS
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.
NEWS
By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | 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.
NEWS
By Sun staff writer John A. Morris compiled this report | 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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff writer | November 2, 1990
North Arundel Cable TV is raising its basic rate for the second time this year, boosting the price for its 42-channel service to $17.90 a month.But even with the latest $3 increase, company officials boast the service still is the best bargain in town because the basic package includes Home Team Sports.Neighborhood rival Jones Intercable Co. offers 60 channels for $16.95 a month, but charges extra for the popular sports network, which shows Baltimore Oriole and Washington Capital games.Determined to keep sports fans happy and add at least one new channel by next February, North Arundel CATV was forced to raise its rate, said Robert J. Salem, vice president of Acton Corp.
NEWS
April 13, 1993
For proof that competition keeps businesses lean, imaginative and responsive to customers, Howard countians should note the running skirmish between a pair of cable TV companies in neighboring Anne Arundel County.North Arundel Cable Television and Jones Intercable vie for some 40,000 households there. If you weren't aware that this is one of the few areas where cable providers square off, you might have guessed from the companies' relatively low fees.Subscribers of North Arundel pay a monthly bill of $22.15 for 46 channels on expanded basic service (48 cents per channel)
NEWS
By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Sun Staff Writer | June 22, 1994
Del. Elizabeth Smith Anderson, a five-term legislator and one of the first two women in Anne Arundel County to be elected to the House of Delegates, says she won't seek re-election."
NEWS
By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Sun Staff Writer | March 24, 1994
After talking more than a year with TCI Cablevision and still reaching no firm agreement, Annapolis officials say they plan to solicit proposals from other cable television companies."
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