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April 30, 1999
FireTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 12: 28 a.m. yesterday to a fire alarm on Mayberry Road off Route 140. Units were out 33 minutes.Pub Date: 4/30/99
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February 24, 2005
On Tuesday, February 22, 2005, OKIE (nee Billings), beloved wife of John H., devoted mother of John H. Jr. and James E. Yerkey; sister of Lawrence and Maiden Billings, Iva Lee Johnson, Virginia Johnson and Betty Ann Billings; beloved grandmother of Jennifer, Amanda and Scott. She was predeceased by brothers Wallace and La Vern Billings. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mary's United Church of Christ, 1441 E. Mayberry Road, Silver Run on Friday at 11 A.M. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
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NEWS
July 7, 1994
FIRE* Mayberry: Taneytown and Pleasant Valley responded to a report of a house fire on Mayberry Road at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 25 minutes.Taneytown also responded for two brush fires on Mayberry Road near Route 140 Wednesday afternoon. The first call was at 1:52 p.m. and kept units out of service for 30 minutes. The second was at 2:55 p.m. and kept units out of service for 35 minutes.* Taneytown: Taneytown responded to an auto fire on Harney Road at 4:56 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 15 minutes.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 4, 2001
A Westminster man and his year-old son were injured yesterday morning when their car struck a tractor-trailer on Route 140 east of Taneytown, closing the road for about three hours, state police said. The collision occurred about 9:30 a.m. near Mayberry Road, when a westbound 1988 Honda Accord driven by Robert Brightful, 27, of Union Street apparently crossed the center line into the path of the truck, according to Maryland State Police at the Westminster barracks. Wayne Harnock, 52, of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, was traveling east in a 1999 Kenworth truck, pulling a box-type utility trailer.
NEWS
June 11, 1998
FireTaneytown: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley, Harney, Union Bridge, and Barlow, Pa., assisted Taneytown at 3: 29 p.m. Tuesday, responding to a house fire in the 2300 block of Mayberry Road. Units were out two hours.Pub Date: 6/11/98
NEWS
December 13, 1993
POLICE* Mayberry: Seventeen large road sign stands at a road-paving site at Route 140 and Mayberry Road were stolen between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, an official of Wolfe and Sons paving company of Frederick told state police. The official said the Windmaster Road Sign stands are valued at a total of $2,550.
NEWS
November 25, 1996
FireTaneytown: Firefighters assisted Adams County, Pa., at 6: 33 a.m. Thursday, responding to a building fire in Littlestown, Pa. Units were out 30 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 10: 13 p.m. Thursday to an auto fire on Route 140 at Mayberry Road. Units were out 15 minutes.Pub Date: 11/25/96
NEWS
November 18, 1996
FireUnion Bridge: Firefighters from Taneytown and Union Bridge assisted Frederick County at 10 a.m. Friday, responding to a house fire in the 14000 block of Pearre Road. Units were out two hours and 40 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley assisted Taneytown at 2 p.m. Friday, responding to a house fire in the 2300 block of Mayberry Road. Units were out one hour and 15 minutes.Pub Date: 11/18/96
NEWS
August 21, 1996
Taneytown police Chief Melvin Diggs raised $1,806.62 for the Maryland Special Olympics in nine hours as a performer and master of ceremonies of a karaoke program.The Aug. 10 program was part of a statewide fund-raising effort by police chiefs.The Taneytown American Legion donated proceeds from food and drink sales. In addition, food counter and drink servers donated $45 they received from tips.FireTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 1: 49 p.m. Monday to a truck fire on Mayberry Road at Route 140. Units were out 41 minutes.
NEWS
February 24, 1991
The improvements to Arters Mill Road -- a 2.6-mile unpaved country thoroughfare -- are going to be all or nothing, the commissioners learned last week.The county had hoped to repave and bring up to highway standards the road, all at a cost of $1.5 million. However, about40 residents came out to a public meeting last month to complain that to do so would spoil the rural atmosphere along the road.County staff oppose reducing the project's scope, saying that notbuilding the road to accepted standards would put the county at riskin the case of accidents.
NEWS
April 30, 1999
FireTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 12: 28 a.m. yesterday to a fire alarm on Mayberry Road off Route 140. Units were out 33 minutes.Pub Date: 4/30/99
NEWS
June 11, 1998
FireTaneytown: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley, Harney, Union Bridge, and Barlow, Pa., assisted Taneytown at 3: 29 p.m. Tuesday, responding to a house fire in the 2300 block of Mayberry Road. Units were out two hours.Pub Date: 6/11/98
NEWS
November 25, 1996
FireTaneytown: Firefighters assisted Adams County, Pa., at 6: 33 a.m. Thursday, responding to a building fire in Littlestown, Pa. Units were out 30 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 10: 13 p.m. Thursday to an auto fire on Route 140 at Mayberry Road. Units were out 15 minutes.Pub Date: 11/25/96
NEWS
November 18, 1996
FireUnion Bridge: Firefighters from Taneytown and Union Bridge assisted Frederick County at 10 a.m. Friday, responding to a house fire in the 14000 block of Pearre Road. Units were out two hours and 40 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley assisted Taneytown at 2 p.m. Friday, responding to a house fire in the 2300 block of Mayberry Road. Units were out one hour and 15 minutes.Pub Date: 11/18/96
NEWS
August 21, 1996
Taneytown police Chief Melvin Diggs raised $1,806.62 for the Maryland Special Olympics in nine hours as a performer and master of ceremonies of a karaoke program.The Aug. 10 program was part of a statewide fund-raising effort by police chiefs.The Taneytown American Legion donated proceeds from food and drink sales. In addition, food counter and drink servers donated $45 they received from tips.FireTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 1: 49 p.m. Monday to a truck fire on Mayberry Road at Route 140. Units were out 41 minutes.
NEWS
By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | January 12, 1995
Two men were injured yesterday morning in a head-on crash between an antique pickup truck and a tractor-trailer loaded with grain on Taneytown Pike at Bear Branch, about a mile west of Mayberry Road.William Scott Miller, 38, of Taneytown was ejected from his 1948 Ford pickup when the front, including the engine and all connecting motor parts, was ripped from the frame. The parts were scattered on both sides of the road, which remained closed for several hours.Mr. Miller was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore in a state police MedEvac helicopter.
NEWS
August 22, 1994
POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Old New Windsor Road reported that someone broke into his auto and stole items from it while it was parked near his home on Wednesday. He estimated the loss at $370.An employee of the Shell gas station on Route 140 at Malcolm Drive told city police that a customer pumped gasoline into his car and left without paying on Wednesday. The loss was $10.FIRE* Silver Run: Pleasant Valley and Westminster responded to investigate a fire alarm sounding in a building on Littlerstown Pike at 6:44 p.m. Thursday.
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