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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | April 17, 1998
Seeking to build on newly reconstructed public housing in East Baltimore and other improvements, Baltimore's economic development agency wants to create a downtown business park to attract companies that can provide jobs for city residents.Baltimore Development Corp. intends to spend up to $3.5 million in voter-approved economic development bond funds to purchase up to 71 properties along a four-block stretch of the Fayette Street corridor, across the street from the main post office.The agency wants to raze the buildings, many of which are underused and derelict, consolidate the lots into three to five development parcels, and offer the properties to businesses willing to move to the area.
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March 2, 1997
Hammond High's restrooms not up to Third World'sOn Feb. 18, at 1: 55 p.m., I arrived for a scheduled appointment with a guidance counselor at Hammond High in Howard County. After an extended ride around the Capital Beltway, I attempted to utilize the men's restroom located next to the main office at Hammond High prior to the 2 p.m. appointment.However, I found the restroom too unsanitary to be used by humans or animals. Both urinals were extremely dirty and one had overflowed.The two toilets were even worse.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | October 20, 1996
Mount View Middle School was notified by telephone three times Friday morning that 13-year-old Steven Duane Tucker, who died that day after collapsing during recess, was wearing a heart monitor and should avoid physical activity, his mother's fiance said yesterday.Steven, a 6-foot, 189-pound eighth-grader from Ellicott City who loved basketball and dreamed of becoming an NBA star, collapsed about 12: 30 p.m. in the Marriottsville school's gym playing the game he loved so much. About 140 students were in the gym at the time.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | September 17, 1996
Relief is a step closer for the school and court workers who for nearly a decade have shared cramped quarters at 55 N. Court St.Work on a new home for the Carroll County Schools central offices could begin as early as November, and builders and designers from at least five companies have shown interest in submitting a bid, said J. Michael Evans, director of public works for Carroll County.The project includes adding 30,000 square feet to the County Office Building on 225 N. Center St. The county has estimated the cost for the two projects at $4.5 million, although no bids or proposals have come in yet.The school offices will move from the Courthouse Annex one block north on Court Street to the Winchester Building, after 30,000 square feet are added and the whole building designed to accommodate the schools.
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By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 29, 1995
TWO FORMER home businesses have moved into the fast lane -- opening an office on Main Street in Hampstead. On Friday from noon to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., they're opening their door to show the public what they can do.Eagle Embroidery, co-owned by Chris and Cathy Cavey and Kym and David Cavey, took root four years ago in the family basement.J&K Graphics, owned by John and Kathy Rampolla, started about 12 months ago.The two businesses have moved to joint quarters at 838D S. Main St., between Dean's Restaurant and Pearson Signs.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Ivan Penn contributed to this article | April 25, 1995
The 24,500-square-foot brick building with green trim and tinted windows has just what the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks needs: lots of space.After many years of tending to business in its Ellicott City headquarters and three branch offices around the county, the 25-year-old department has moved its headquarters and branches to one building at 7120 Oakland Mills Road in the Guilford community of East Columbia."We think we can deliver a better service by having everyone under the same roof," said Gary J. Arthur, the acting director of recreation and parks.
BUSINESS
By David Conn and David Conn,Sun Staff Writer | March 14, 1995
NationsBank Corp. has received the go-ahead to move its local bank headquarters from Maryland to Virginia, and merge its operations in those two states and Washington, D.C., into one seamless bank, with branches in each jurisdiction.The federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) approved NationsBank's two-stage application. The Charlotte, N.C.-based company first wants to move the main office of its subsidiary NationsBank of Maryland from Bethesda to McLean, Va. The second step calls for the merger of that subsidiary with Richmond-based NationsBank of Virginia.
BUSINESS
By David Conn and David Conn,Sun Staff Writer | October 20, 1994
First Fidelity Bancorp. of New Jersey has asked regulators for permission to move the main office of its primary bank from New Jersey to Maryland in a legal maneuver that would allow the company to own one bank with branches in three states.Under the plan, submitted as part of First Fidelity's proposed purchase of Baltimore Bancorp, customers of the Bank of Baltimore could do their banking in Philadelphia or Newark, N.J., as easily as in Towson or Dundalk.First Fidelity has its headquarters in Lawrenceville, N.J., but it moved the "main office" of its subsidiary, First Fidelity Bank, to Salem in southern New Jersey earlier this year.
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By Susan Baer and Susan Baer,Washington Bureau | January 22, 1993
WASHINGTON -- In a break with tradition that signifies her unprecedented involvement in policy matters in the new administration, first lady Hillary Clinton's office will be near the Oval Office in the West Wing of the White House, her press secretary confirmed yesterday.The location of Mrs. Clinton's office in the small wing, which houses only the offices of the president and his most senior officials, makes more formal -- and more public -- the powerful role the first lady will play as a policy-maker and adviser over the next four years.
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By Timothy J. Mullaney and Timothy J. Mullaney,Staff Writer | July 25, 1992
The port of Baltimore got a boost yesterday as NSCSA (America) Inc., general agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, said it would move its North American headquarters to Baltimore from New York and increase the amount of cargo it moves through the port."
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