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January 20, 1993
The county Department of Recreation and Parks is planning to form a youth recreation council that will sponsor activities and programs for Carroll youth.An organizational meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight in Room 117 of Carroll Community College, the Washington Road campus in Westminster.Anyone interested in youth programming is invited.The youth recreation council will attract people and organizations that have worthwhile youth programming ideas but may not have the means to promote them.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 3, 2014
Arthur E. Dase, a retired Chessie System supervisor and longtime Greater Baltimore Medical Center volunteer, died May 19 of heart failure at his winter home in Seminole, Fla. He was 91. "I always thought that Arthur was devoted to two things: his family and the railroad," said Robert W. "Bob" Breiner, who worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and later Chessie System. "He was also well-liked by the other railroaders. " The son of John Dase, a toolmaker, and Leona Dase, a homemaker, Arthur Earl Dase was born in Springfield, Ohio.
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By Sherry Graham and Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 1, 1998
FREEDOM AREA Recreation Council has been providing an ever-growing list of recreational opportunities to the South Carroll area since 1984.The council is able to offer such fine programs, thanks to its dedicated volunteers.For the past seven years, Sykesville resident Bill Schaefer has served as council president. Under his leadership, the number of council programs has grown more than 300 percent. He has been instrumental in meeting the council's goal of offering affordable recreation programs.
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By Nelson Coffin | April 17, 2014
Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball. The Towson Recreation Council-sponsored league is the nearest thing these aging boys of summer can find to the real thing, in that the rules - if not their reflexes - are pretty much the same as they have been since players first picked up a bat when they were kids.
NEWS
January 25, 1994
Registration for North Carroll Recreation Council spring soccer leagues will begin tomorrow.Registration will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the North Carroll Middle School gym lobby. The council sponsors a coeducational, intramural league that will play Sundays from the first week in April through mid-June. Divisions are available for children who were under 14, under 11 and under 8 as of July 31, 1993. The registration fee is $15 for North Carroll Recreation Council members and $17 for nonmembers.
NEWS
November 16, 1995
The next regular meeting of Union Bridge Area Recreation Council will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Union Bridge Town Hall.The council establishes and operates, in cooperation with the Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, recreational programs for which there is a need, interest or support.All interested individuals are welcome to attend. Local organizations may send representatives to meetings so council members can learn of their activities.Information: 775-7541 or 857-2103.PoliceDetour: A resident of Middleburg Road in Detour reported yesterday that someone broke into her home about 9:30 p.m. and stole a television, jewelry and several antiques.
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By Donna Abel and Donna Abel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 28, 1998
WOODBINE Recreation Council, in cooperation with Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, will offer a variety of classes this fall.Whether you're interested in shaping up, learning a skill, or simply having fun, the recreation council has something for all ages and skills. Below are a few of the classes being offered throughout Carroll County.Horseback riding lessonsInstructional and recreational horseback riding lessons start Sept. 19 for Saturday classes and Sept. 20 for Sunday classes at Holinker Farm, 5220 Equestrian Drive, Eldersburg.
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By Vicki Wellford and Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 5, 1997
THE GAMBRILLS Odenton Recreation Council will sponsor a summer soccer camp from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 11 through 15 for boys and girls ages 5 through 17.Instructors from the USA School of Soccer Excellence will teach passing, receiving, heading, shooting and dribbling to help young players develop their skills. The players will put their lessons into practice during scrimmages at the end of each day.Each child will receive a camp soccer shirt, a certificate of achievement award and a ticket to a Baltimore Bays soccer game.
NEWS
By SHERRY GRAHAM | April 11, 1995
Action seems to be the buzz word this week at the southern end of the county.I sprang into action this week on the home front when my husband and I finally granted a longtime wish of our middle son. This boy has asked for a puppy every birthday and Christmas almost from the time he could talk.With his ninth birthday approaching, son No. 2 got his wish -- a beautiful beagle puppy, which we have named Ginger.So far, Ginger has our household running in circles as we try to keep track of her and the three boys try to anticipate her every wish.
NEWS
By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | November 3, 1992
Three Carroll County recreation councils requested about $9,600 from the county commissioners yesterday to help pay for improvements to parks and ball fields.The projects are in Deer Park, New Windsor and Woodbine and are called "self-help projects" because volunteers from each community also contribute time and money to them.This support allows the county "to stretch our dollars," Department of Recreation and Parks Director John P. Little said.All three projects were submitted for the commissioners' approval last year, too, Chief of Recreation Jeff Degitz said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | April 1, 2014
After 40 years of waiting, there was no way Perry Hall would settle for a rain delay. Despite rain and biting cold, about 80 people attended a ceremony Saturday to mark the groundbreaking for the $3 million Soukup Arena, a new sports and recreation facility that community members have long anticipated — and even helped fund. The arena, which will be located on a 30-acre property in the Honeygo area, is the culmination of more than 40 years of fundraising by the Perry Hall Recreation Council.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2013
Angela M. Lidinsky, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Catonsville. She was 90. The daughter of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. manager and a homemaker, Angela Mary Miller was born and raised at 142 N. Luzerne Ave. After graduating in 1939 from St. Elizabeth's Commercial High School, she went to work as a secretary and bookkeeper at Bocek Brothers Electricians on North Collington...
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April 30, 2013
Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Baseball Leader's Baseball Camp is offering two weeks of high-level baseball training July 8-12 and July 22-26. Reservoir High School varsity baseball coach Adam Leader (2011 and 2012 District Coach of the Year) and his staff will run this camp designed to teach players the physical and mental game of baseball.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com | May 4, 2009
The new Watersedge Community Center in eastern Baltimore County means the youngest soccer hopefuls in the neighborhood can play the game indoors year-round. The $2.4 million brick building, which the county's Department of Recreation and Parks officially opened April 17, puts a long anticipated basketball program on a court in a school-sized gymnasium, and it gives the Watersedge Dancers a studio to call their own. "Basically, we can bring the whole council under one roof and expand our programs," said Todd Smith, president of the Watersedge Recreation Council.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com | November 16, 2008
With its elderly population growing more quickly than any other segment, Harford County will build a sixth senior center to serve its fast-developing western area. And no official could be more thrilled than Veronica "Roni" Chenowith, Harford's senior county council member, who learned at the groundbreaking Thursday that the $6.8 million center will be named in her honor. Although battling illness, Chenowith refused to miss the official start to a 30,000-square-foot project, which the Department of Parks and Recreation is sharing with Community Services, Office on Aging.
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By Steven Stanek | July 20, 2008
Andrew Edward Neubauer, a Franklin High School honor student, died suddenly of unknown causes Wednesday at Northwest Hospital Center. The Reisterstown resident was 16. Andrew, born in Towson and raised in Reisterstown, attended Reisterstown Elementary School and Sudbrook Magnet Middle School before attending Franklin, where he would have been a junior this school year. A member of the gifted and talented education program at Franklin, Andrew excelled in math and science. He played trumpet in the school's symphonic band and dreamed of pursuing a career in computer science after college.
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By KATHY SUTPHIN | April 13, 1995
Thanks to the spirit of voluntarism, Woodbine Recreation Council has been able to nurture many traditions that enrich the southwestern Carroll County community.One such tradition will continue Saturday when the council sponsors its 14th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Salt Box Park, on Gillis Road between Mount Airy and Woodbine.Members of South Carroll High School's Key Club will provide assistance at the kids-oriented event. Other volunteers, many of whom help with Woodbine Recreation Council activities, will help with the annual egg hunt, said community coordinator Nancy Stockdale.
NEWS
By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | February 5, 1997
The county Department of Recreation and Parks has dissolved the Mount Airy Recreation Council after six of its seven members resigned, leaving the town as the only Carroll community without a recreation council.The Recreation Department, which dissolved the council Monday after the mass resignations, pledged to continue programs in session. The Mount Airy Youth Athletic Association will take over council-sponsored spring sports, including soccer, T-ball and softball.Mount Airy is the second recreation council to be dissolved by the county after mass resignations in the past several years.
NEWS
June 22, 2008
Historic Savage Mill is presenting Art Jam, a weekend festival, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, featuring shows by resident artists (1 p.m. to 6 p.m.); free appraisals of antiques and collectibles (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.); demonstrations of photo restoration (2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.), 10-minute massages (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.); wine-tasting (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.); the art of grilling (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.); live music, snacks and a fashion show (3 p.m. to 4 p.m.); and clowns, face-painters and caricature artists.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen | May 16, 2008
Robert Dale Minick, a retired Social Security Administration worker and former longtime White Hall resident, died Saturday of cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 76. Mr. Minick was born and raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., and was a 1951 graduate of Sioux Falls Washington High School. In 1955, he earned a bachelor's degree in history from Augustana College in Sioux Falls. He played center on the basketball team and was inducted into the Augustana College Hall of Fame in 1985. During the 1950s, he served in the Air National Guard in Rapid City, S.D..
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