March 17, 2009
A Baltimore County man who coaches field hockey at Towson University has been charged with having child pornography and a firearm accessible to a minor, police said yesterday. John Joseph Kovach Jr., 52, of the 14100 block of Longnecker Road in the Reisterstown area was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by county detectives revealed he had pornography of "young, nude female children," as well as a handgun to which a minor living in his home could gain access, police said in a news release.
September 18, 2008
Arundel man charged in attack on father 1 A Brooklyn Park man was charged with attempted murder after he was accused of choking his 80-year-old father with an electrical cord and beating him with a hammer, police said yesterday. Authorities gave this account: The father and son were having breakfast Tuesday morning when the son began behaving abnormally, and on the drive home, he became disoriented. When they arrived at their home in the 200 block of Exeter Court about 10 a.m., he began arguing with his father, Matthew Leland Bradley Sr., wrapped a cord around his neck, dragged him to the basement and beat him with the hammer.
January 16, 2008
New school's boundaries to be topic at forum The county school system and the Vincent Farm Elementary School Boundary Study Committee will hold a public forum to discuss the boundary lines for the school at 7 p.m. today at Stemmers Run Middle School, 201 Stemmers Run Road, Essex. Parents, business leaders and the community are welcome to learn about the boundary-drawing process and consider options for boundary lines for the new school. The school is scheduled to open in August. Public input will be used in setting the boundary options.
August 19, 2007
The Carroll County Board of Education will hold an administrative meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices at 125 N. Court St., Westminster. The regular meeting agenda is posted at www.carrollk12.org. Meetings will be broadcast on CETV, Channel 21 on Comcast cable TV and repeated at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and the following Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Information: 410-751-3020. Comcast donates supplies to school Robert Moton Elementary School has been selected as the recipient of the Comcast CARES Back to School Drive.
August 12, 2007
For Marie Atalla, the small, white-paneled house and green yard on quiet College Road in Sykesville represents the fulfillment of a dream. After searching for the right location, renovating and planning, Atalla, who grew up in Egypt, is set to open Ava Wanas Montessori School, for children 2 to 5 years old, this fall. The school follows the decades-old Montessori School of Westminster and Mount Airy's Misty Mountain Montessori, a program going into its fifth year, said Marliese Roth, its director.
July 15, 2007
Students' artwork on display at BWI Two Carroll County elementary schools students have artwork on exhibit at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on the Observation Level. Mikayla Maksum, a kindergarten student at Parr's Ridge Elementary School, taught by Lisa Duvall; and Breanna Gomez, a fourth grade student at Taneytown Elementary School, taught by Pam Gowen, have work in the exhibit. The exhibit includes artwork by students from nine counties around the state. Artwork for this juried exhibit was selected on quality, theme and its overall impact.