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May 30, 1999
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and to assist in related projects.Among them is:Phillips School for Contemporary Education, 8920 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, a nonprofit special education school, which needs volunteers from 9: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays for reading and tutoring in the classroom for students ages 8 to 21. Contact: Leneen Alston, 410-880-0730.If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800, and enter code 6130.
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August 20, 2014
Residents of the neighborhoods around the soon-to-open Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore are right to be upset that the city is diverting $3 million of the money set aside in state law to help mitigate the impact of casinos on the surrounding communities to instead move a steam pipe under the street. Any argument that this expenditure fits the spirit of the law is incredibly weak. But the city says that it has explored all other options, and without the project, which the Board of Estimates approved today, the casino won't open on time next week.
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NEWS
June 3, 2001
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and to assist with related projects. Among them: Vision Christian Academy and Little Visions Child Development Center, 818 N. Franklintown Road, Baltimore, need reading, language and math tutors for pre-kindergartners through eighth-graders, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Contact: Die- tre Epps or Roshanne Redmond, 410-362-1406. If your school or organization seeks volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410-783-1800, and enter code 6130.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2013
Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell? Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door. So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of spiffing up your home. In the Baltimore metro area, the survey says, replacing your door costs about $1,120 and has a resale value of $1,040. "That's the entrance of the home," said Dave MacLean, director of sales at Brothers Services Co., a Hampstead-based remodeling firm.
NEWS
December 2, 2001
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills, and to assist with related projects. Among them: Sparrows Point Middle School, 7400 North Point Road, seeks reading tutors willing to work flexible hours during the school day to tutor students in grades six, seven and eight in remedial reading. Information: Kim McMenamin, 410- 887-7524. If your school or organization would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial at 410-783- 1800 and enter code 6130.
NEWS
October 31, 1999
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them is:Francis Scott Key Technology Magnet School, 1425 E. Fort Ave., Baltimore, which needs tutors to work one on one with pupils students in grades one through three in reading weekdays during school hours. Contact: Nancy Collins, PTA president, 410-396-1503.If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800 and enter code 6130.
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