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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,SUN STAFF Sun staff writers Robert A. Erlandson and Larry Carson contributed to this article | June 19, 1997
When Tom Sutton paid $770,000 for a 20-acre slice of Baltimore County's horse country, he saw just one problem -- its low-slung Colonial didn't quite match the rolling pasture, tennis courts, pool and small barn on the property.So Sutton asked county firefighters to burn the house down, clearing the way for a new one.Last weekend's controlled destruction of the 12-room house on Geist Road has made Sutton the talk in John Brown's general store, at cocktail parties and across telephone lines.
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By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,SUN STAFF | February 25, 1996
The Loading Dock -- created to salvage trash to repair low-income housing -- has received a National Excellence Award from the United Nations and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.The Baltimore organization has been cited as the nation's "first successful, self-sufficient nonprofit recycler of building materials."Lumber, windows, solar panels. A maple gymnasium floor. A gargoyle water fountain. Toilets, tubs and kitchen sinks. These were among the stacks of construction supplies that the organization offered recently at about a third of retail price to eligible buyers.
NEWS
February 1, 1996
The Loading Dock Inc., a nonprofit recycler of building supplies, will accept materials from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Alpha Ridge Recycling Center in Marriottsville.The Loading Dock accepts latex paint, lumber, plumbing fixtures, doors, windows and other usable building materials.Receipts are available. Information: 728-DOCK.PoliceEldersburg: A resident of Sunset Drive reported to state police Friday that someone stole $960 from his coat pocket.FireEldersburg: Sykesville firefighters responded to a fire alarm in the 6200 block of Long Meadow Drive at 8:09 a.m. Monday.
NEWS
January 2, 1996
The Loading Dock, a nonprofit recycler of building materials, will be at Alpha Ridge Landfill in Marriottsville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday..It will accept lumber, plumbing fixtures, doors, windows and other usable building materials.Information: 728-DOCK.
NEWS
October 19, 1995
North Arundel Hospital is sponsoring Community Wheelchair Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.The hospital's environmental services department will clean and sanitize electronic and manual wheelchairs for area residents free of charge and also will check nuts and bolts and tighten loose ones.Each participant will receive a bottle of disinfectant and other free promotional items. No appointment is necessary. Wheelchairs should be brought to the loading dock near the home care department and the Renaissance Shoppe.
NEWS
May 16, 1995
Loading Dock to collect used building materialsThe Loading Dock, a statewide clearinghouse for surplus home building materials for nonprofit organizations, will be in Eldersburg Saturday.A truck will be in front of Wesley-Freedom United Methodist Church on Johnsville Road at Liberty Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accept used materials.People will be on hand to help donors unload items. Anyone with materials they cannot transport is asked to call 549-1978 or 795-2777 to arrange for pickup.
NEWS
February 1, 1995
The Loading Dock, a nonprofit recycler of building supplies, will accept materials from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Alpha Ridge Recycling Center in Marriottsville.The Loading Dock accepts latex paint, lumber, fixtures, doors, windows and other building materials.Information: 728-DOCK.POLICE LOG* Clarksville: 13400 block of Long Leaf Drive: A microwave oven and a stove were stolen from a house under construction after someone pried open a garage door to enter Friday, police said.
NEWS
December 28, 1994
An Arnold youth was killed early Monday when his car struck a brick wall near a loading dock of the Jumpers Crossroads Shopping Center, county police said yesterday.Joseph Michael Ruth Jr., 16, of the 200 block of Divinity Lane was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 12:30 a.m. Police said he was not wearing a seat belt when his 1984 Chevrolet Camaro slammed into the wall of the loading dock behind the Baby Super Store at Jumpers Hole road and Ritchie Highway. Mr. Ruth was driving at a high speed behind the shopping center when he apparently slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting the wall, police said.
NEWS
August 5, 1994
Someone stole a laser jet printer Wednesday morning from the loading dock of the Maryland Messenger Service in the 800 block of Airport Park Road, county police said yesterday.A manager at the company called police at noon Wednesday to report the theft, which police said occurred between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.James Fagan, 51, told police that the printer, a Hewlett Packard Laser Jet Plus 4, arrived in an 8 a.m. shipment. A half-hour later he noticed someone had switched the Hewlett Packard with another printer.
FEATURES
By The Hollywood Reporter | June 1, 1994
Averting what could have been millions of dollars lost to piracy, prints of "The Flintstones," "Maverick" and "Beverly Hills Cop III," stolen from the National Film Service in Boston, were recovered late last week by FBI agents and representatives of the Motion Picture Association of America's U.S. Anti-Piracy Office.The films were stolen from NFS's facility in the Dorchester section of Boston on May 22 or early the following morning.The theft was reported on May 23 but not publicly announced in order to facilitate the investigation by Boston police, the FBI and USAPO representatives.
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