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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | May 26, 1996
County police arrested a Westminster man Thursday on charges of shooting a Pylesville man during an argument in Annapolis.Robert Lance Tucker, 25, of the 1400 block of Allen Way in Westminster was charged with assault with intent to murder. He was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.He is accused of shooting Robert Lehr, 18, of the 2300 block of Harkins Road in Pylesville. Lehr was in stable condition in the Prince George's Hospital Center's shock trauma unit in Cheverly with a gunshot wound to the chest.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 9, 2013
The death of a 51-year-old Harford County man, whose body was found along a highway in Cecil County near Conowingo Dam early Friday, was the result of a hit and run with a motor vehicle, Maryland State Police said Tuesday. The body of Mark T. Grubbs, of the 400 block of Wheeler School Road in Pylesville, was found along Route 1 after Maryland State Police received a call around 2:40 a.m. Friday that a body was lying in the roadway. Grubbs was pronounced dead at the scene emergency medical personnel after attempts by troopers from the North East Barrack to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, according to an initial State Police news release issued Friday.
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By Staff report | August 25, 1991
The 16-year-old son of a Harford sheriff's deputy died in a one-car accident on Harkins Road near Pylesville Monday, state police said.Justin N. Taylor, who got his driver's license about two weeks ago,was pronounced dead at the scene, said state police from the Benson barracks. He would have been a junior at North Harford High School this fall.He was the son of Deputy J. Randall Taylor, of the 4800 blockClermont Mill Road, Pylesville.Police said Justin was speeding south on Harkins Road at 8:50 p.m. when he lost control of his 1986 Dodge Shadow.
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June 10, 2013
The Izaak Walton Sportsman Chapter in Pylesville held a free fishing derby for the community youth. The participants began fishing at 10 a.m. and the derby concluded at noon. Prizes were given to the child who caught the most fish, the largest fish and the least number of fish - but every child who participated received a prize. Approximately 20 youth from the North Harford area attended.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | June 12, 2003
A 38-year-old Harford County woman who is accused of planning to have her husband killed this month for $5,000 is being held without bail in the Baltimore County Women's Detention Center on attempted-murder charges, police said yesterday. As down payment in the suspected murder-for-hire plot, Baltimore County police said, the Pylesville woman paid one of their informants $42 and two tablets of Percodan, a painkiller. Rebecca Lynne Fender of the 600 block of St. Mary's Road was arrested and charged shortly after meeting the police informant Friday, allegedly to arrange her husband's killing, according to court records.
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September 28, 2011
Brian and Nicole Dougherty of Pylesville, announce the birth of their son, Oliver Westley Dougherty. Born July 31 at 8:47 p.m., he weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. Grandparents are Albert and Ila Dukes, of Bel Air; Dave and Peg Dougherty, of Pylesville; and great-grandmother is Margaret Dougherty, of Pylesville.
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March 20, 2006
On March 17, 2006 FRANK J. PUENTE, of Pylesville, MD beloved husband of Rebecca Riley Puente; devoted father of Mark Puente, Philip Puente, and Jeffrey Puente. Also survived by three granddaughters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pylesville, MD on Tuesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the Mc Comas Funeral Home, P.A., in Bel Air on Monday, March 20 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pylesville, MD. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to The American Heart Association.
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April 16, 1991
Howard W. Miller Jr., a civil engineer for Harford County, died Saturday at his home in Pylesville after a long illness. He was 60.Services for Mr. Miller are to be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Britain Presbyterian Church in Peach Bottom, Pa.Mr. Miller went to work for the Public Works Department in Harford County after retiring in 1986 from the Army Corps of Engineers in the Baltimore office.He is survived by his wife, the former Ione Groff; two daughters, Christine Frost of Lampeter, Pa., and Amelia Miller of Pylesville; two sons, Gregory Miller of Dallastown, Pa., and Kent Miller of Pylesville; and six grandchildren.
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May 23, 2003
On May 20, 2003, GREGORY DAVID, of Pylesville, MD.; son of David Albrecht and Melanie and Jeffrey Sipes; grandson of Wayne and Maggie Basil and Patricia Kansler; great-grandson of Dorothy Basil. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 24, at 10 A.M., at St. Mary Catholic Church, Pylesville. Interment in St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kurtz Funeral Home, P.A., Jarrettsville, MD., Thursday, from 6 to 9 P.M., and Friday, from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Evening Sun Staff | December 17, 1990
A Harford County firefighter was fatally injured when a fire engine responding to a medical call struck a car at Five Forks and overturned, State Police said today.Four other firefighters and the driver of the car were injured in the accident, which occurred shortly after 9 o'clock last night at Md. 24 and Md. 136, between Pylesville and Fawn Grove, Pa., police said.Thomas Hicks, 44, of Pylesville, who had been riding on the back of the fire engine, was trapped under the vehicle when it turned over, police said.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | December 6, 2012
A Pylesville man died of smoke inhalation after a small electrical fire in his bedroom Thursday afternoon, state fire marshals said Sheldon "Sam" Deller, 52, was killed when a fire broke out in the first floor bedroom of his home in the 5000 block of West Heaps Road in Pylesville. The 12:41 p.m. fire caused $200 damage to the two-story, wood frame dwelling, according to a news release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. Monitored Harford County emergency radio broadcasts reported a fire with rescue; however, the first arriving unit reported "nothing evident" showing outside of the dwelling.
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June 6, 2012
Ray and Peggy Spencer, of Perryville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah M. Spencer, to Andrew A. Hugo, of Bel Air. Spencer received her master's degree from Towson University and is employed with Cecil County Public Schools. Hugo, the son of Toni Hugo of Bel Air and Mark Hugo of Pylesville, received his master's degree from the University of Baltimore and is employed with Safeway Markets Inc. The couple are planning a March 2013 wedding.
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By Lisa Kawata | October 3, 2011
Everybody knows where Café 165 is. When owner Phil Day was choosing a name for his new restaurant on Pylesville Road, he went with something everyone could remember. Café 165, simply put, is on Rt. 165. “It's short, catchy and summed it all up,” says Day, who opened the eatery in March 2010 and now has northern Harford residents eating out of his hand, uh, plate. Café 165 is a place where the burgers will keep you coming back as much as the crab pretzels or stuffed rockfish.
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September 28, 2011
Brian and Nicole Dougherty of Pylesville, announce the birth of their son, Oliver Westley Dougherty. Born July 31 at 8:47 p.m., he weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. Grandparents are Albert and Ila Dukes, of Bel Air; Dave and Peg Dougherty, of Pylesville; and great-grandmother is Margaret Dougherty, of Pylesville.
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July 29, 2011
When Elizabeth Zinser, 30, of White Hall, first joined the 4-H club at 8 years old, her family only had a few dogs as pets. But that quickly changed. The Zinser family had recently packed up and moved to Pylesville from Baltimore County and Zinser's mother, Rosemary Amos, wanted her daughters to become involved with the club. "I thought it was a well - rounded thing for kids to do," Amos, 59, of Delta, Pa., said. "She was in the second grade when we moved to Harford County, and I wanted to get [she and her sister]
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By AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 29, 2011
A 14-year-old Pylesville girl died Thursday after she was hit by a car while crossing Route 136 in northern Harford County, Maryland State Police said. The victim, Heather Greer, was struck in the 2200 block of Harkins Road (Route 136) shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday. Initial Harford County radio dispatches said the victim was in some kind of "arrest" and, a short time later, a chaplain was requested. Maryland State Police troopers responded to the scene and, according to a news release from the Bel Air Barrack, ordered a Medevac to the scene to fly Ms. Greer to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
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January 5, 2005
On January 4, 2005, MARLANE E. BONDARENKO, of White Hall MD; beloved wife of Alex L. Bondarenko; devoted mother of Nicholas D. Bondarenko and Kathleen M. Webb and her husband Joshua; devoted daughter of Marie E. (nee Zoch) Miller and the late Gordon Donnelly and stepfather William Lewis Miller; dear sister of Lewis Miller. A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Friday, January 7, at 10 A.M. from St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 1021 St. Mary's Road, Pylesville. Burial in St. Paul U.M. Cemetery, Pylesville.
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November 27, 2005
On November 25, 2005, ROYSTON R. SMITHSON, of Norrisville, MD, devoted husband of Gloria A. (nee Grein) Smithson, beloved father of Ricky L. Smithson, Larry R. Smithson, Garry G. Smithson and Judy A. Sommer, dear brother of Mary E. Petty, Robert Bruce "Pat" Smithson, B. Marie De Ran and Robert Dunnick. Also survived by ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 29 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul & Telegraph Roads, Pylesville, MD. Burial is in the church cemetery.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2011
A 14-year-old girl from Pylesville was killed by a vehicle while she was crossing Harkins Road Thursday afternoon, Maryland State Police said in a statement. The girl was hit by a sport utility vehicle shortly after 3:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Harkins Road, near the intersection of Amos Mill and W. Heaps roads. The accident was several miles south of the Maryland-Pennsylvania border. The driver of the SUV, who was not hurt in the accident, has been identified and is a Pylesville resident, according to an initial investigation by police.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 9, 2011
Katherine V. "Kitty" Endslow, a retired educator who had taught in public schools in both Baltimore and Harford counties and had been active in Democratic Party politics, died Jan. 29 of cancer at Citizens Care Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Havre de Grace. The former longtime Bel Air resident was 103. Katherine Viola Archer, the daughter of farmers, was born on the family farm in Joppa. In 1909, she moved with her family to Pylesville when her father purchased another farm, Fairview, and established the Charles S. Archer Co., a cannery.
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