March 24, 1991
* Several countians have completed naval training at their recruit centers.During their eight-week training cycle, the countians studied general military subjects designed to prepare them for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.Studies included seamanship, close-order drill, naval history andfirst aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.Navy Airman Recruit James E. Mohney, son of Jeannie M. Wroten of Sykesville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, San Diego.
December 15, 1991
* Navy Seaman Apprentice Brian M. Marousek, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Marousek Jr. of Sykesville, recently reported for duty aboard the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.The 1989 graduate of Liberty High School joined the Navy in January 1991.* Navy Airman Apprentice George H. Tutor, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class John D. McElroy and Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph L. Kahney, all stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS America, homeportedin Norfolk, Va., recently completed the NATO maritime exercise NorthStar '91.Tutor is the son of Nancy M. Tutor of Westminster and a1988 graduate of North Carroll High.
November 3, 1991
Navy Seaman Recruit Brian M. Marousek recently graduated from the Electronic Warfare Operator Technician School.Marousek, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Marousek of Sykesville, is a 1989 Liberty High School graduate. He joined the Navy in January 1991.NESBIT ABOARD USS WASPNavy Airman Recruit William G. Nesbit, son of James N. Nesbit of Ellicott City, recently reported for duty aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp.Nesbit joined the Navy in May 1991.ELY REPORTS TO LANGLEYAir Force Master Sgt. John A. Ely, a strategic/airlift maintenance superintendent, has arrived for duty at Langley Air ForceBase, Hampton, Va.Ely is the son of Richard and Nancy Ely of Marriottsville.
November 24, 1991
Kevin F. Shipley has been promoted in the Air Force to the rank of technical sergeant.Shipley, the son of Ronald and Katherine Shipley of Ellicott City, is a law enforcement supervisor at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.He is a 1976 Howard High School graduate.SCHAUMAN ENDS COURSENavy Petty Officer 2nd Class William H. Schauman, son of Charlotte and William Schauman of Columbia, recently completed the Navy SecurityGuard Course at the Naval Technical Training Center Detachment, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
December 4, 2005
South Carroll High School students in Spanish II and Child Development classes will participate in a cross-curricular lesson tomorrow. Spanish students have written bilingual children's stories that they will share with 4-year-old Child Development children. Sarah Hash, a sophomore in the Child Development program and a Spanish student, is creating a lesson for the preschoolers on "Knowing Your World/Community." Hash and Spanish teacher Patricia Keenan created a lesson in which the Spanish students, who wrote the storybooks, will be partnered with a small group of 4-year-olds to teach a Spanish word, then to read the story in Spanish and English.
October 21, 1990
* Navy Seaman Recruit Sean C. Hays, son of Nancy T. Hays of Sykesville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.During his eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects designed to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.His studies included seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.
October 4, 1995
Wiley Purkey is the newest member of the Sykesville Historic District Commission. His appointment last week brings to six the number of members of the commission.A seventh member, not yet appointed, will join the panel next month, said Councilman Garth Adams, liaison to the commission."Our town is growing and changing," said Mr. Adams. "Every consultant we have talked to has told us that the Historic District is Sykesville. We need more members to help with our activities."The panel will soon be organizing activities to raise money to renovate the Gatehouse, an aging building on Cooper Drive, into a municipal museum.
May 10, 1992
* Coast Guard Apprentice Robert R. Rieger, son of Robert R. Rieger Sr. of Hampstead, recently graduated from Coast Guard Recruit Training Center.During the training cycle at Coast Guard Recruit Training Center, Cape May, N.J., students are taught general military subjects designed to prepare them for academic and on-the-job training leading toward one of the Coast Guard's 26 occupational fields.A 1985 graduate of Mount Hebron High School, Ellicott City, Howard County, Rieger joined the Coast Guard in February 1992.
December 22, 1991
Service notesCoast Guard Seaman Toussaint Lewis was recently promoted to his present rank on graduation from Storekeeper School at the Coast Guard Training Center in Petaluma, Calif.Lewis, the son of Barbara J. Lewis of Columbia, is a 1990 graduate of Wilde Lake High School.EATON ENDS TRAININGNavy Fireman David E. Eaton recently completed training at Recruit Training Command in Orlando, Fla.Eaton, the son of Mary M. Eaton of Columbia, is a 1991 graduate of Wilde Lake High School.DAY RETURNS FROM DUTYNavy Airman Alex G. Day returned from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf aboardthe nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln.