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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 16, 1998
Baltimore County police investigating the fatal shooting Saturday night of a Rockdale man said last night that no arrest had been made and that a motive remains unknown.Police said Raymond Martin Wallace Jr., 19, of the 3600 block of Valley Terrace was walking alone in the 3600 block of Yennar Lane at Church Lane in Rockdale about 8: 45 p.m. when someone shot him at least once in the upper body.Police said Garrison Precinct officers responding to a report of shots fired near the intersection found Wallace, who was taken to Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
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By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2011
Maia Woods had long wondered about the strange-looking house on Rolling Road in Rockdale, the one that sits off Liberty Road, boarded up and neglected. On Saturday, she found out about its years as a station on the Underground Railroad, how it's been moved twice in its 200-plus-year history by family members well aware of its historical importance, and how it was bought by a couple 30 years ago determined to see it preserved — even though it's been so contaminated by pesticides that no one will ever be able to live in it again.
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By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2011
Maia Woods had long wondered about the strange-looking house on Rolling Road in Rockdale, the one that sits off Liberty Road, boarded up and neglected. On Saturday, she found out about its years as a station on the Underground Railroad, how it's been moved twice in its 200-plus-year history by family members well aware of its historical importance, and how it was bought by a couple 30 years ago determined to see it preserved — even though it's been so contaminated by pesticides that no one will ever be able to live in it again.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 19, 2009
Charles Leroy Widerman, who owned and operated a Baltimore County recreational vehicle business for more than 40 years, died Wednesday in his sleep at his Rockdale home. He was 81. Mr. Widerman was born and raised in Rockdale and was a graduate of Randallstown High School. He served as a sergeant in the Army from 1950 to 1953. After being discharged from the service, Mr. Widerman worked as an auto parts salesman for Mid-Atlantic Automotive in Baltimore before establishing his own company, Charlie's Camping Center, in 1964 on Liberty Road in Randallstown.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 19, 2009
Charles Leroy Widerman, who owned and operated a Baltimore County recreational vehicle business for more than 40 years, died Wednesday in his sleep at his Rockdale home. He was 81. Mr. Widerman was born and raised in Rockdale and was a graduate of Randallstown High School. He served as a sergeant in the Army from 1950 to 1953. After being discharged from the service, Mr. Widerman worked as an auto parts salesman for Mid-Atlantic Automotive in Baltimore before establishing his own company, Charlie's Camping Center, in 1964 on Liberty Road in Randallstown.
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July 9, 2005
Barbara E. Stewart, a homemaker and painter, died of pulmonary failure Tuesday at her Rockdale home. She was 72. Barbara E. Mills was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly. After graduating from city public schools, she was married in 1951 to George Benson Stewart. She lived with her husband, a career Marine Corps sergeant, in Hawaii and California before moving to Rockdale in the 1960s. "She was a completely self-taught painter who worked in oils. She accepted commissions - portraits and landscapes.
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July 9, 1992
Ruth C. Marriott, a longtime Liberty Road resident who soldchildren's clothing well into her 80s, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a heart attack at her home.Services for Mrs. Marriott, who was 92, were being held today at the Loring Byers Chapel, 8728 Liberty Road."Miss Ruth," as she was known to many neighbors and customers, lived and worked for many years in the Rockdale section of Liberty Road in Baltimore County.In the mid-1930s, she and her husband, William Saum Marriott, operated Marriott's Confectionery and Lunch in Rockdale.
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June 10, 2005
Robert C. Baker, a former project superintendent for Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. and a World War II combat pilot, died of lung cancer June 2 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Randallstown resident was 83. Mr. Baker was born in Baltimore and raised in Rockdale. He graduated in 1939 from Catonsville High School attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and, after completing flight training at Pensacola, Fla., was commissioned as an ensign in 1944.
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By From staff reports | November 17, 1998
WOODLAWN -- The County Council approved a transfer of funds last night to pay for the extension of Lord Baltimore Drive from Security Boulevard to Dogwood Road, a move expected to open more land for industrial and commercial use and provide a bypass to congested Rolling Road near Interstate 695.The council approved the transfer of $800,000 from nine other capital projects with surplus funds to pay for the extension, which is to begin construction in the...
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By David Conn and David Conn,Annapolis Bureau of The Sun | February 16, 1991
ANNAPOLIS -- The fat lady has neither danced nor sung yet for the owners of Body Talk, a striptease club in Rockdale, but a House committee tried yesterday to bring the curtain down on the controversial club.Baltimore County residents have been trying to shut down the club, located in the 8100 block of Liberty Road, since May, when new management turned the former Al's Billiards into a nightclub with nude dancing.Body Talk owner Dominic Stenti was fined $33,000 in November for zoning and building-code violations, but he has continued to operate the club while appealing the Baltimore District Court ruling.
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July 9, 2005
Barbara E. Stewart, a homemaker and painter, died of pulmonary failure Tuesday at her Rockdale home. She was 72. Barbara E. Mills was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly. After graduating from city public schools, she was married in 1951 to George Benson Stewart. She lived with her husband, a career Marine Corps sergeant, in Hawaii and California before moving to Rockdale in the 1960s. "She was a completely self-taught painter who worked in oils. She accepted commissions - portraits and landscapes.
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June 10, 2005
Robert C. Baker, a former project superintendent for Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. and a World War II combat pilot, died of lung cancer June 2 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Randallstown resident was 83. Mr. Baker was born in Baltimore and raised in Rockdale. He graduated in 1939 from Catonsville High School attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and, after completing flight training at Pensacola, Fla., was commissioned as an ensign in 1944.
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By From staff reports | November 17, 1998
WOODLAWN -- The County Council approved a transfer of funds last night to pay for the extension of Lord Baltimore Drive from Security Boulevard to Dogwood Road, a move expected to open more land for industrial and commercial use and provide a bypass to congested Rolling Road near Interstate 695.The council approved the transfer of $800,000 from nine other capital projects with surplus funds to pay for the extension, which is to begin construction in the...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 16, 1998
Baltimore County police investigating the fatal shooting Saturday night of a Rockdale man said last night that no arrest had been made and that a motive remains unknown.Police said Raymond Martin Wallace Jr., 19, of the 3600 block of Valley Terrace was walking alone in the 3600 block of Yennar Lane at Church Lane in Rockdale about 8: 45 p.m. when someone shot him at least once in the upper body.Police said Garrison Precinct officers responding to a report of shots fired near the intersection found Wallace, who was taken to Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | October 20, 1992
Baltimore County police and prosecutors said yesterday that they will not file charges against a Milford Mill man who was shot in his bedroom Sunday morning when he went for his gun as four policemen burst into his home with a search warrant.But police refused to release the officers' report of the shooting.Clarence Billy Gould Sr., 52, of the 3800 block of Milford Mill Road in Rockdale, was listed in stable condition at Sinai Hospital last night, with a bullet lodged in his lung, according to his wife, Lena, who was at work during the 6 a.m. shooting.
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July 9, 1992
Ruth C. Marriott, a longtime Liberty Road resident who soldchildren's clothing well into her 80s, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a heart attack at her home.Services for Mrs. Marriott, who was 92, were being held today at the Loring Byers Chapel, 8728 Liberty Road."Miss Ruth," as she was known to many neighbors and customers, lived and worked for many years in the Rockdale section of Liberty Road in Baltimore County.In the mid-1930s, she and her husband, William Saum Marriott, operated Marriott's Confectionery and Lunch in Rockdale.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Baltimore County Bureau of The Sun | November 30, 1990
The owner of a controversial Rockdale striptease club was ordered yesterday to pay $33,000 in fines, and faces 90 days in jail if he continues to operate the club, which caused an uproar when it opened last May.Baltimore District Judge Kathleen M. Sweeney found Dominic Stenti, owner of Body Talk, guilty of violating Baltimore County's zoning and building codes when he opened a striptease club in the 8100 block of Liberty Road at the site of a former pool...
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By Deborah I. Greene and Deborah I. Greene,Baltimore County Bureau of The Sun | April 26, 1991
Rockdale residents won their long and fervent battle to stop nude dancing at Body Talk yesterday when the nightclub's owner was fined $10,000 for liquor and building code violations and agreed to stop featuring striptease acts by July 10.As part of a last-minute deal with Baltimore County attorneys, club owner Dominic Stenti was convicted of violating a new state law that prohibits customers from bringing alcohol to Body Talk, which has no liquor license.Circuit...
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