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By Peg Adamarczyk | April 5, 1991
In spring, a young man's thoughts turn to love. Yeah, yeah.For those of us in the thirty-something crowd, this glorious season gives rise to frightful thoughts of things to come. Cellulite dimpled thighs hanging out of swimsuits. Bellies draped over belts. What a wonderful sight!All of these warm and wonderful thoughts come to mind while composing this week's column. Every item seems to have food mentioned. Maybe the hunger pangs are getting to me since I've re-joined the calorie-cutting crowd for the umpteenth time.
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March 17, 2014
The Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Company recently accepted a grant of $6,400 from Exelon Energy Company to help purchase a new thermal imaging camera for the station. The cameras use infrared technology to see through smoke and darkness to assist firefighters in finding victims, pinpoint fires and recognize structural dangers. Pictured, from left, are Exelon Industrial Services Vice President Glen Robinson, Orchard Beach Chief James Evans, Company President Walt Snyder, Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Michael Cox, Lt. Frank Smith, volunteer firefighters Wayne Snyder and Susan Kirby and Senior Safety Consultant Dennis Conlan.
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July 25, 1999
Two people received second- and third-degree burns yesterday morning after trying to douse a fire aboard their 26-foot pleasure boat docked at the Hand Marina in Orchard Beach.Firefighters from Anne Arundel County's Orchard Beach station and the state Department of Natural Resources responded around 10 a.m. and quickly extinguished the fire, said Anne Arundel County fire spokesman Robert L. Rose.The victims, a man and a woman, were flown by Maryland state police helicopter to the Maryland Burn Center at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 27, 2013
Howard Thomas "Has" Sachs, a retired Crown Cork and Seal manager and a coach, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Feb. 24 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 77 and lived in Pasadena. Born in Baltimore and raised on Sidney Avenue in Westport, he was a 1953 graduate of Southern High School, where he earned varsity letters in baseball, football and basketball. Family said he played on the same team as Al Kaline, a Westport friend who went on to play for the Detroit Tigers and is in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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February 26, 1993
Orchard Beach man reports $8,800 theftA 33-year-old man told police that someone stole $8,800 from his home Tuesday -- money he kept hidden under a baseball cap on his dresser.Daniel Todd Selke, who lives in the 7800 block of Waterview Drive in Orchard Beach, told police that someone broke a front bedroom window and crawled inside.Once inside, police said, the thieves took only large denominations, leaving behind bills totaling $385 that were on a shelf nearby.Other items left behind included a videocassette recorder and a TV.The investigation is continuing, but police said a relative may be a suspect.
NEWS
July 7, 1994
POLICE LOG* Orchard Beach: Someone ran into the side door of Captain Buck's Bar in the 8200 block of Fort Smallwood Road Tuesday morning and grabbed a bag containing $582 before fleeing in a car.* Pasadena: Someone stole a $1,050 snow blower from a trailer near the Arundel Nursery in the 100 block of Ritchie Highway Sunday or Monday.
NEWS
November 27, 1992
The county Board of Appeals will hear testimony at 6:30 p.m. Monday from Orchard Beach residents opposed to a commercial marina on Stony Creek and county planners who denied Sterling Homes Inc. a building permit for the marina last summer.The Orchard Beach residents fear a commercial marina will overload Hilltop Road with traffic.The developer concluded his case before the board Monday.Sterling G. Leppo, owner of Sterling Homes, said that he wants to open 120 slips to serve residents of Stoney Beach, a 4-year-old, 450-unit town house development.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | November 14, 1996
A county firefighter from Glen Burnie collapsed and died Tuesday after responding to a call for a patient with a long-term illness, Fire Department officials said.William R. Chambers, 48, of the 900 block of Dogwood Road in Lombardee Beach collapsed shortly after 6 p.m. as he got out of the water tower truck he drove to the home of an ailing patient in the 8100 block of Edgewater Road in Orchard Beach. The water truck was sent to the home because it was closest when the call came in, a Fire Department spokesman said.
NEWS
December 28, 1992
* Pasadena: A resident of the 8300 block of Forest Drive reported to police that someone broke into his home at night last Monday, took the keys to his 1983 Ford Ranger and drove off.Orchard Beach: A resident reported to police that someone broke into an apartment building under construction in the 8200 block of Fort Smallwood Road Dec. 16. Nothing was taken.
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By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If informationhasn't been published about someone in your family who has passed away, please call Deborah Toich at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also fax your information to us at 332-6677 | July 10, 1991
Services took place for Orchard Beach resident June M. McLellan on June 8 at McCulley's Funeral Home in Pasadena.Mrs. McLellan, 66, died July 4 from complications due to Parkinson's disease at North Arundel Hospital.A 1943 graduate of Western High School, she was a homemaker and resident of Orchard Beach for 37 years.Mrs. McLellan was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Stony Creek, where she wasa former Sunday Schoolteacher and the Sunday School music director for 25 years.
NEWS
December 5, 2007
Woman, 18, charged in death of son, 2 ROCKVILLE -- The mother of a 2-year-old boy who was killed last week has been arrested in the child's death. Montgomery County police say Ruth Sendejas, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her son, Giovanni. Investigators believe the toddler was asphyxiated. Police say he was unresponsive when officers went to his home in the 3600 block of Bel Pre Road on Nov. 27. He died that day at a hospital. Officers went to the home after someone called 911, then hung up. Call takers couldn't reach anyone after that.
NEWS
August 7, 2007
2nd Anne Arundel teen dies of July 29 auto crash injuries A second Anne Arundel County teenager has died of injuries received in a July 29 crash that also injured two friends, police said yesterday. Ronald Jacob Houck, 19, of Orchard Beach, was pronounced dead Saturday morning at Maryland Shock-Trauma Center in Baltimore. A 2005 graduate of Northeast High School in Pasadena, he was engaged to be married and planned to begin classes this fall at Anne Arundel Community College, his father said.
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 20, 2002
FUND-RAISERS, flea-markets and benefits abound in the Pasadena area in the next few weeks, with proceeds going to support a variety of institutions and organizations. Church yard sale Chesapeake Christian Center Church of God, 7975 Tick Neck Road, is having its fall church yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow. Funnel cakes, chili, pit beef sandwiches and other food will be available. Proceeds will benefit church projects. Breakfast at church The United Methodist Men of Magothy United Methodist Church will be in the kitchen tomorrow morning getting ready for an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall, 3703 Mountain Road.
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By Robert F. Patrick and Robert F. Patrick,SUN STAFF | September 17, 2000
The ZIP code ties of Brooklyn Park and Orchard Beach to Baltimore will not be dissolved, the U.S. Postal Service has decreed - but Del. John R. Leopold vows to continue a 15-year quest for a change in their numeric identities. Residents of the Anne Arundel County areas have complained for years about postally muddled community identity, delivery confusion and higher auto insurance rates that they believe result from having a city ZIP. "For some people, it's a petty thing," said Woody Bowen, vice president of the Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association, "but try to battle your insurance company ... or direct someone to find your community."
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By Robert F. Patrick and Robert F. Patrick,SUN STAFF | September 17, 2000
The ZIP code ties of Brooklyn Park and Orchard Beach to Baltimore will not be dissolved, the U.S. Postal Service has decreed -- but Del. John R. Leopold vows to continue a 15-year quest for a change in their numeric identities. Residents of the Anne Arundel County areas have complained for years about delivery confusion and higher auto insurance rates that they believe result from having a city ZIP. "For some people, it's a petty thing," said Woody Bowen, vice president of the Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association, "but try to battle your insurance company ... or direct someone to find your community."
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 24, 2000
KNIGHTS OF Columbus Councils 10966 and 10881, from the greater Pasadena area, have announced 11 winners who will receive plaques at the third annual Community Service Awards bull-and-oyster roast at Kurtz's Beach on Sunday. "These men and women were nominated by their peers for outstanding service to the community, above and beyond their regular duties," said Len Switala, KC past grand knight. "We are happy to announce this year's honorees." Those to be honored are: Timothy Utzig, Eastern District police officer of the year.
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 20, 2002
FUND-RAISERS, flea-markets and benefits abound in the Pasadena area in the next few weeks, with proceeds going to support a variety of institutions and organizations. Church yard sale Chesapeake Christian Center Church of God, 7975 Tick Neck Road, is having its fall church yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow. Funnel cakes, chili, pit beef sandwiches and other food will be available. Proceeds will benefit church projects. Breakfast at church The United Methodist Men of Magothy United Methodist Church will be in the kitchen tomorrow morning getting ready for an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall, 3703 Mountain Road.
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By Robert F. Patrick and Robert F. Patrick,SUN STAFF | September 17, 2000
The ZIP code ties of Brooklyn Park and Orchard Beach to Baltimore will not be dissolved, the U.S. Postal Service has decreed - but Del. John R. Leopold vows to continue a 15-year quest for a change in their numeric identities. Residents of the Anne Arundel County areas have complained for years about postally muddled community identity, delivery confusion and higher auto insurance rates that they believe result from having a city ZIP. "For some people, it's a petty thing," said Woody Bowen, vice president of the Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association, "but try to battle your insurance company ... or direct someone to find your community."
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By Chris Guy and Devon Spurgeon and Chris Guy and Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF | September 15, 1999
One hundred fifty mourners filed past two tiny white coffins filled with stuffed animals at a Pasadena funeral home yesterday during services for 3-year-old Destiny Spicknall and her 2-year-old brother, Richard.State police say their father, Richard Wayne Spicknall, 27, of Laurel, confessed to killing the two last week on the Eastern Shore. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and is being held without bond in the Talbot County jail.Their mother, Lisa Fields Spicknall, 24, of Curtis Bay, sobbed in the front row during the funeral.
NEWS
July 25, 1999
Two people received second- and third-degree burns yesterday morning after trying to douse a fire aboard their 26-foot pleasure boat docked at the Hand Marina in Orchard Beach.Firefighters from Anne Arundel County's Orchard Beach station and the state Department of Natural Resources responded around 10 a.m. and quickly extinguished the fire, said Anne Arundel County fire spokesman Robert L. Rose.The victims, a man and a woman, were flown by Maryland state police helicopter to the Maryland Burn Center at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center.
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