December 26, 2002
Today Eagles meet: Fraternal Order of Eagles Chapter 4378 will meet at 7:30 p.m. at 55 E. Main St., Westminster. 410-876-1743. PWP: Parents Without Partners will hold a new-member discussion on being single at 7:30 p.m. at a member's home. 410-876-6504. Tomorrow Bridge club: Cedarhurst Duplicate Bridge Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalist Church, 2912 Club House Road, Finksburg. The cost is $5. 410-833-0318. Saturday Train garden: Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company will open its train garden from noon to 4 p.m. at the firehouse, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road.
January 14, 1997
A Glen Burnie man was beaten and robbed of $80 Sunday on the parking lot of a convenience store on Quarterfield Road, county police said.Charles Davis Crook Jr., 37, told police he was at the Dash-In in the 7800 block of Quarterfield Road about 9 p.m. when four men approached and demanded money.As Crook reached for his wallet, the tallest of the assailants punched him in the face five or six times before taking $80 from Crook's wallet, police said.The men fled to nearby woods. Police did not have a detailed description of the robbers.
October 18, 1992
If you've ever wondered what it takes to be one of the Beautiful People, consider how Patricia Grimes became one:For more than five years she has talked to dozens of newly divorced, separated and widowed Carroll Countians, encouraging them into the fold of the local chapter of Parents Without Partners.Every month during those years she has organized and moderated a three-session series of orientation talks for new members.And there was the time last Thanksgiving when she hobbled around on crutches to supervise dinner for 120 despite a badly sprained knee.
August 4, 2002
Commissioners set public hearing on waste management The Carroll County commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Room 300A of the Carroll County office building. The purpose of the hearing is to hear residents' comments regarding the 10-year solid-waste management plan. The plan is the official document that governs the county's landfills and recycling efforts. Anyone wishing to file written comments for the public hearing record may do so before or during the hearing.
June 4, 2008
Leroy "Pat" Hauenstein, a retired letter carrier and longtime Towson resident, died of complications from dementia and diverticulitis May 27 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He was 95. Mr. Hauenstein was born in his parents' Smallwood Street rowhouse. He spent his early years growing up on Fulton Avenue before moving with his family to Hamilton in 1924. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1931, he worked at a Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. grocery store. "During the Depression, he used to bring dented cans of food home for his family to eat and worked cleaning movie houses to make extra money," said his daughter, Donna L. Bradshaw of Severna Park.
July 5, 1992
For a while, it seemed as if absolutely everyone were getting a divorce. Nowadays it seems as if absolutely no one can understand why anyone else would do such a thing.The same neighbor or co-worker who just a few years ago would have shaken her head in sympathy is more likely to shake her finger today, and say something like: "Why would anyone get a divorce with an AIDS epidemic and a recession going on? Why can't these people just, you know, get along?"A young divorced mother named Diane wrote from Seattle this week because she's experiencing first-hand the kind of loneliness that this attitude exacerbates.