September 1, 2009
On August 29, 2009, Harry Sparks Interment private. Arrangements by the CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF ESSEX.
March 16, 2010
One of Baltimore County's newest green buildings has earned a gold certification, the second-highest award given by the U.S. Green Building Council. Cignal Corp and KCI Technologies, Inc. earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for the technology company's new headquarters in Sparks. Cignal included recycled elements throughout the 120,000 square feet of office space it built for KCI. The builder diverted more than 75 percent of the construction debris away from landfills, selected interior finishes from recycled materials and products derived from renewable resources and reduced chemical and pollutant emissions by eliminating carpet adhesives and using organic paints.
July 19, 2005
On July 12, 2005, GENEVIEVE M. SPARKS (nee Deskins), beloved wife of the late Louis Charles Sparks. She is survived by five sons, four daughters, two sisters and many other relatives and friends. Viewing on Thursday from 3 to 8 P.M. at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, 2222-26 W. North Ave, where a Wake will be held on Friday from 10 to 10:30 A.M., when Funeral Service will begin. Interment Garrison Forest Cemetery.
April 22, 2010
Baltimore County police identified the person killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday as Richard Joseph Freeburger Jr., 30, of the first block of Shelby's Path Road in Sparks. Police said speed probably was a factor in the crash that occurred at about 4 a.m. in the 14700 block of York Road in the Sparks area. Freeburger was driving a 2005 Volkswagen GLT south on York Road, just north of Ridgebrook Road, when he topped the crest of a hill and lost control of the car, said Louise Rogers-Feher, spokeswoman with county police.
October 27, 2012
A man driving a motorcycle died Saturday after a head-on collision with a SUV in Sparks, police said. The motorcyclist was driving east on Shawan Road near Beaver Dam Road at 7:57 a.m. when he lost control and struck a Toyota 4Runner, Cpl. John Wachter said. Four occupants in the SUV, including two adults and two juveniles, were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. email@example.com twitter.com/yvonnewenger
November 23, 2005
On November 18, 2005, JULIA MAE WETHINGTON-SPARKS; beloved wife of Leo L. Sparks, Jr. On Friday friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Balto. Nat'l Pike, from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. On Saturday, Mrs. Sparks will lie in state at John Wesley UMC, 6922 N. Ritchie Hwy, where the family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:00 P.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to (410)233-2400.