September 26, 2007
Departed this life peacefully on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at Cherry Lane Nursing Center, Laurel, MD. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Byrdie R. Jones. He is survived by three sons, William, Jr, Byron and John Jones; two grandchildren, Tanya Jones Austin and Justin Jones; two sisters, one brother, one daughter-in-law, Karen Jones, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the Queen's Chapel United Methodist Church, 7410 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville, MD on Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 6 to 9 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28th at 11 a.m. Rev. B. Kevin Smalls, Officiating Interment Maryland Nat'l Memorial Park Arrangements by Snowden Funeral Home
December 19, 2006
BYRDIE ROSS JONES (age 79) "Miss Byrdie departed this life peacefully on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at Laurel Regional Hospital.M-BM- She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, William E. Jones, Sr; three sons, William, Jr., Byron and John Jones; two grandchildren, Tanya Jones Austin and Justin Jones; three sisters, one brother, one daughter-in-law, Karen Jones, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.M-BM- A brother, Ernest Ross, predeceased her. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 20, 2006 at Queens Chapel United Methodist Church, 7410 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville, MD from 6-9 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Dr. Bruce F. Haskins, Officiating Interment MD Nat'l Memorial Park Arrangements by Snowden Funeral Home
September 17, 2001
LAUREL - First, they viewed the horror of terrorism in New York and Washington on their television screens. Now they're seeing the investigation unfold right in their neighborhood. Karl Rosip was watching television coverage of the terrorist attacks Wednesday in his apartment in the 9500 block of Muirkirk Road when he answered a knock on the door. FBI agents wanted to ask him some questions and show him some photographs. "That brought it much closer to home," said Rosip, 27. "Having FBI agents come to your door.
June 15, 2008
The Maryland/DC Anti-Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer a Free Vehicle Identification Etching from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Whiskey Bottom Shopping Center, 9105-G All Saints Road, North Laurel. A unique vehicle identification number will be engraved on all the major pieces of glass in each car as a deterrent to theft and to assist in returning stolen vehicles to their owners. Those who attend can register in the Watch Your Car Program, a national vehicle theft prevention program.
June 29, 2008
The Patuxent Research Refuge will offer "Birding for the Blind," a program for visually impaired people and their families and friends, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 12 at the refuge's North Tract entrance. The program for children ages 8 and older will introduce participants to birding through hands-on activities and exploration of outdoor habitats. Admission is free but registration is required. The refuge's North Tract is off Route 198 between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, east of Laurel.
July 17, 2005
Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen Professional Theatre will offer five performances of Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, Aida, at 7:30 p.m. July 28 and 29; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 30; and 2:30 p.m. July 31 at Reservoir High School in Fulton. The Teen Professional Theatre is a summer program for those ages 13 to 21 that provides workshops, mentorship and a final performance of a Broadway musical. Sixty young actors are participating in this year's program, which includes one-on-one and ensemble rehearsals with guest artists, and mentorships with professional teachers and other staff.