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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | November 20, 2012
Effective this week, the Abingdon Social Security office has new hours. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning January 2, 2013, the office will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. The Abingdon Social Security office is at 3435A Box Hill Corporate Center Drive. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this shorter public window will allow them to complete face-to-face interviews and process claims work without incurring the cost of overtime, the office said in a news release.
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By Kevin J. Manning | April 10, 2014
The afternoon of Monday, March 31st was a typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m., when cell phones across campus suddenly displayed a text alert that we have never had to send before: "Active shooter on the Owings Mills campus. " The same warning popped up on office PCs and classroom computer projectors. Students, faculty and staff locked doors, piled desks and chairs to create barricades and hid under desks and in closets to protect themselves wherever they were on campus.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun Staff Writer | December 8, 1994
A man who briefly abandoned his child while attempting to flee security officers after reportedly stealing clothing from a department store at the White Marsh Mall was being held on bail, Baltimore County police said.Charged with theft, resisting arrest and assaulting the officers // and held in lieu of bail is David Tyler Bullock, 24, of the 5600 block of McClean Blvd. in Northeast Baltimore.Police said Mr. Bullock was shopping at Macy's last night when a security officer allegedly saw him place more than $100 worth of clothing inside a baby stroller that was occupied by his young daughter.
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September 1, 2013
Anne Arundel County police say a Baltimore teen was assaulted Saturday night while shopping at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover. The incident occurred at about 9:25 p.m., according to police. A male teen told police that he had been walking inside the mall when a group of six male juveniles passed him. One person in the group exchanged words with the victim and then punched him, according to the police account. When the victim tried to defend himself, the rest of the group surrounded him and assaulted him, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 2, 2004
One of Maryland's top anti-terrorism officials has been selected to coordinate homeland security programs across the Washington region. Thomas J. Lockwood will serve as director of the federal Department of Homeland Security's Office of National Capital Region Coordination, which oversees anti-terrorism efforts in Maryland, Washington and Virginia. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge appointed Lockwood on Friday. Lockwood, 44, began serving as a homeland security adviser to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in January last year.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 8, 1996
WASHINGTON -- Investigators for Kenneth W. Starr, the Whitewater independent counsel, have begun checking the fingerprints on hundreds of confidential FBI files improperly acquired by the Clinton White House, law enforcement and congressional officials said yesterday.The examination of who might have handled the materials, the officials said, could provide crucial answers to some questions surrounding the improper acquisition of files on nearly 900 former White House workers and officials, among them dozens of prominent Republicans.
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By Michelle Singletary and Ross Hetrick and Michelle Singletary and Ross Hetrick,Evening Sun Staff | April 17, 1991
Unable to get acceptable prices in a poor commercial real estate market, two financial institutions have bought back properties at auction after foreclosing on them.Security Office Park, a group of three Woodlawn office buildings containing 121,661 square feet of office space, was bought by Maryland National Bank after bidders failed to raise the stakes above $4.7 million. The partnership that owned the buildings filed for bankruptcy last August and owed Maryland National $9.87 million.The bank wound up buying the office park for $4.9 million.
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By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | June 20, 1996
WASHINGTON -- College-age interns and other volunteers had free access to hundreds of FBI investigative files kept in the White House security office during the first months of the Clinton administration, according to a former key employee of the office.Although there is no evidence that information in the files was misused, the disclosure yesterday that the security office was manned by people without security clearances provided more ammunition to White House critics."A frightening breach of privacy has occurred," said Rep. Constance A. Morella, a Maryland Republican.
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By McClatchy-Tribune | November 25, 2006
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Dogs have long been used to sniff out things that humans have a hard time smelling, such as drugs, cadavers and bombs. But an Israeli nonprofit believes that it has perfected the art of training dogs to detect explosives. Those highly trained dogs will soon be patrolling the streets of California cities. The state homeland security office is paying $411,000 to an organization called Pups for Peace so that eight handlers from California law enforcement agencies can travel to Israel to learn the bomb-sniffing training techniques.
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August 21, 1994
Flooding at mall closes Social Security officeThe Social Security office in Tollgate Mall closed Wednesday until further notice due to flooding.Workers are moving case files and office equipment to nearby Social Security offices to prevent further water damage, said Linda Benson, of the Social Security Administration in Baltimore.Clients who need assistance with pending cases should call the Social Security Administration in Baltimore at (800) 772-1213 to determine which office has their case files.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 10, 2013
Leon Nelson, a retired state security officer assigned to the Department of Health and Human Services, died of cancer April 4 at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. The Inner Harbor resident was 85. The son of John Leon Nelson and Rebecca Nelson, he was born in Sumter, S.C., and moved to Baltimore in 1935. He lived on Bradley Street in West Baltimore and attended Samuel Coleridge Taylor School. "He had to leave school in order to help support his mother," said his grandson, Kaon Nelson, a Gwynn Oak resident who was his caregiver.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | January 8, 2013
The Social Security office in Westminster will open at a new location Monday. The new office is in 125 Airport Drive, Unit 10, not far from the old location at 115 Airport Drive. The old office will take its last customer at 3 p.m. Friday. Partial service will start at noon Monday at the 125 Airport Drive location. Beginning Tuesday, the new office will provide full services. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The office is open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | November 20, 2012
Effective this week, the Abingdon Social Security office has new hours. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning January 2, 2013, the office will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. The Abingdon Social Security office is at 3435A Box Hill Corporate Center Drive. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this shorter public window will allow them to complete face-to-face interviews and process claims work without incurring the cost of overtime, the office said in a news release.
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November 11, 2012
Effective Nov. 19, Social Security Administration offices, including the office in Towson at 28 Allegheny Ave., will reduce hours to the public, and will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning Jan. 2, the office will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. In a release, officials said agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, but the shorter public window will allow them to complete face-to-face interviews and process claims work without incurring the cost of overtime.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | April 23, 2012
The Abingdon Social Security office, at 3435A Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, will be closed for two weeks beginning Monday, April 30, for renovations. The office will reopen on Monday, May 14. "We are contacting everyone who had an appointment to visit the office during the time we will be closed," District Manager Nicole De Campli said in a statement announcing the temporary closing. "Those appointments are being rescheduled. However, telephone appointments will not be affected.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2012
The Towson Social Security office will move on March 6 to 28 Allegheny Ave., the Social Security Administration said Tuesday. The current location, 110 West Road, will close at 3 p.m. March 2. No service will be available on Monday, March 5. Office hours at the new location, which officials said is more convenient to public transportation, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and free parking is available on the fifth floor...
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October 24, 2001
Arundel officer elected president of county police union Anne Arundel police Officer O'Brien Atkinson was elected president of the county's Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 yesterday, beating challenger Detective Ricardo W. Hawkins. Atkinson, who works in the Southern District, will serve two years as head of the union, which represents the county's nearly 600 police officers. He replaces Paul Ingley, a retired county police officer who stepped down from the president's post last month to move to Germany with his wife.
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November 17, 2006
The Social Security Administration is warning Baltimore area residents about a scam in which people pretending to be government workers are trying to obtain money from senior citizens. A statement from the agency says that numerous complaints have been received. "I find it very troubling that some of our most vulnerable citizens are being targeted by these unscrupulous people," Social Security Commissioner Jo Anne B. Barnhart said in the statement. "I caution everyone not to give money to people who show up at their front door and to be extremely careful about releasing personal information."
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2011
A Transportation Security Administration officer discovered 13 knives in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to board a flight at BWI Marshall Airport last week, leading to the man's arrest. TSA spokesman Kawika Riley said the passenger attempted to pass through a checkpoint at BWI's Pier D the afternoon of July 7 when an officer operating an X-ray machine noticed something suspicious. Riley said a luggage search found 13 knives of differing shapes and sizes. They included "a lot" of spring-operated knives and a butterfly knife, the spokesman said.
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