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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | June 2, 1996
The State Highway Administration has agreed to study Springfield Avenue's intersection with Route 32 and may decide to install a temporary traffic signal there to ease one of the most congested intersections in Sykesville.A permanent solution to the snarled traffic there, though, is probably years away.Residents disgruntled with traffic volume and what they consider unsafe conditions at Route 32 intersections met Friday with the SHA and county representatives. The residents asked for a moratorium on housing construction until new and better roads are built.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 9, 2004
With the design for a new intersection along Route 32 and access roads nearly complete, the town of Sykesville has yet to find all the money it needs for the $8 million project. Officials, both in the town and the county, would like businesses that stand to benefit from the roadwork to contribute to it. "We are trying to do what is right and fair," said Mayor Jonathan S. Herman. "The state does not want to pay for other people's responsibilities. We are trying to come up with justifiable expenses for all the players.
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NEWS
October 26, 1993
FIRE* Sykesville: Sykesville fire company responded for a trash container fire on Springfield Avenue at 2:15 a.m. Sunday. Units were out for 34 minutes.
NEWS
July 8, 2003
On July 5, 2003, FR. WILLIAM THOMAS HART of New Providence, NJ, dear brother of Lawrence Hart of Germany, Donald Hart of FL, Edward Hard and Michelle Morales, both of CA, George Hart and Sandra Christain and Deborah Nelson all of MD, and the late Michael Hart. The Funeral Mass will be offered in Our Lady of Peace Church on Wednesday at 10 A.M. The visitation was held in Our Lady of Peace Church on Tuesday. Interment will be on Thursday in Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Arrangements by Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial, 646 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Please make donations in his memory to the Monastery of the Rosary, 543 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ, 07901.
NEWS
March 20, 1994
An article in Friday's Carroll County editions of The Sun had erroneous information about the State Highway Administration'splans for widening Route 32 around Sykesville.The SHA said the work would only include widening the road shoulders along Route 32 from the Howard County line to Springfield Avenue, if money is available.The Sun regrets the error.
NEWS
March 28, 1994
FIRE* Gamber: Gamber assisted Baltimore County at a house fire in the 11200 block of Thompson Ave. at 10:32 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 28 minutes.* Sykesville: Sykesville responded to an automobile fire at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue at 11:13 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 22 minutes.
NEWS
March 9, 1999
FiresGamber: Firefighters responded at 12: 47 a.m. Sunday to a fire alarm in the 3600 block of Sykesville Road. Units were out 10 minutes.Sykesville: Firefighters responded at 11: 13 a.m. Friday to an auto fire at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue. Units were out 13 minutes.Pub Date: 3/09/99
NEWS
July 8, 2003
On July 5, 2003, FR. WILLIAM THOMAS HART of New Providence, NJ, dear brother of Lawrence Hart of Germany, Donald Hart of FL, Edward Hard and Michelle Morales, both of CA, George Hart and Sandra Christain and Deborah Nelson all of MD, and the late Michael Hart. The Funeral Mass will be offered in Our Lady of Peace Church on Wednesday at 10 A.M. The visitation was held in Our Lady of Peace Church on Tuesday. Interment will be on Thursday in Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Arrangements by Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial, 646 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Please make donations in his memory to the Monastery of the Rosary, 543 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ, 07901.
NEWS
August 27, 1993
FIRE* Sykesville: One engine from the Sykesville fire station responded for a trash container fire on Norwood Avenue at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday. It was out 22 minutes.One minute later a second engine was dispatched to a grass fire on Sandosky Road. It was out 20 minutes.Sykesville responded to a truck fire on Springfield Avenue at 6:19 a.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 40 minutes.
NEWS
November 14, 1995
FireSykesville: Sykesville investigated a report of smoke in the 1900 block of Gardenia St. at 1:05 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 30 minutes.Sykesville: Sykesville and West Friendship responded to an alarm in the 7300 block of Springfield Avenue at 5:37 a.m. Sunday. Units were out for 17 minutes.Eldersburg: Sykesville and Gamber responded to a fire alarm in the 1000 block of Johnsville Road at 2 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 18 minutes.
NEWS
March 9, 1999
FiresGamber: Firefighters responded at 12: 47 a.m. Sunday to a fire alarm in the 3600 block of Sykesville Road. Units were out 10 minutes.Sykesville: Firefighters responded at 11: 13 a.m. Friday to an auto fire at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue. Units were out 13 minutes.Pub Date: 3/09/99
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1998
Sykesville opens its doors today with its Historic Christmas tour.From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., municipal buildings and several residences -- 10 sites in all -- will be open to the public. Tickets are $10 and are available at the 115-year-old Town House, the seat of local government and the tour's first stop at 7547 Main St. Proceeds benefit the Sykesville Historic District Commission.Also open are the Gatehouse Museum, which is filled with town artifacts, and the Schoolhouse, once the only school for blacks in the area.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 29, 1997
Sykesville Mayor Jonathan S. Herman is asking the state to reconsider an $80,000 temporary traffic signal at Springfield Avenue and Route 32, even though underground wiring worth thousands of dollars has been completed.Herman said a light will not alleviate hazards at the dangerous intersection. He noted that motorists southbound on Route 32 approach the intersection from a blind curve. A hill impedes visibility from a distance for traffic on Springfield Avenue.The mayor has suggested that the state make improvements to nearby Cooper Drive, which also intersects Route 32.A few weeks ago, town and state officials got out of their cars and stood at the intersection.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 29, 1997
Sykesville Mayor Jonathan S. Herman is asking the state to reconsider an $80,000 temporary traffic signal at Springfield Avenue and Route 32, even though underground wiring worth thousands of dollars has been completed.Herman said a light will not alleviate hazards at the dangerous intersection. He noted that motorists southbound on Route 32 approach the intersection from a blind curve. A hill impedes visibility from a distance for traffic on Springfield Avenue.The mayor has suggested that the state make improvements to nearby Cooper Drive, which also intersects Route 32.A few weeks ago, town and state officials got out of their cars and stood at the intersection.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | June 14, 1996
The State Highway Administration has begun a traffic study that could result in a temporary signal at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue in Sykesville.Crews are gathering traffic counts, measuring sight distance and reviewing accident data. The study should conclude by the end of August."If signalization is warranted, a signal could be installed within a year," said George Miller, state traffic engineer.But, the light will be temporary, a short-term solution to traffic congestion that increases as each new development is completed in the town of 3,000 people.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | June 2, 1996
The State Highway Administration has agreed to study Springfield Avenue's intersection with Route 32 and may decide to install a temporary traffic signal there to ease one of the most congested intersections in Sykesville.A permanent solution to the snarled traffic there, though, is probably years away.Residents disgruntled with traffic volume and what they consider unsafe conditions at Route 32 intersections met Friday with the SHA and county representatives. The residents asked for a moratorium on housing construction until new and better roads are built.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1998
Sykesville opens its doors today with its Historic Christmas tour.From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., municipal buildings and several residences -- 10 sites in all -- will be open to the public. Tickets are $10 and are available at the 115-year-old Town House, the seat of local government and the tour's first stop at 7547 Main St. Proceeds benefit the Sykesville Historic District Commission.Also open are the Gatehouse Museum, which is filled with town artifacts, and the Schoolhouse, once the only school for blacks in the area.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 29, 1997
Sykesville Mayor Jonathan S. Herman is asking the state to reconsider an $80,000 temporary traffic signal at Springfield Avenue and Route 32, even though underground wiring worth thousands of dollars has been completed.Herman said a light will not alleviate hazards at the dangerous intersection. He noted that motorists southbound on Route 32 approach the intersection from a blind curve. A hill impedes visibility from a distance for traffic on Springfield Avenue.The mayor has suggested that the state make improvements to nearby Cooper Drive, which also intersects Route 32.A few weeks ago, town and state officials got out of their cars and stood at the intersection.
NEWS
November 14, 1995
FireSykesville: Sykesville investigated a report of smoke in the 1900 block of Gardenia St. at 1:05 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 30 minutes.Sykesville: Sykesville and West Friendship responded to an alarm in the 7300 block of Springfield Avenue at 5:37 a.m. Sunday. Units were out for 17 minutes.Eldersburg: Sykesville and Gamber responded to a fire alarm in the 1000 block of Johnsville Road at 2 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 18 minutes.
NEWS
March 28, 1994
FIRE* Gamber: Gamber assisted Baltimore County at a house fire in the 11200 block of Thompson Ave. at 10:32 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 28 minutes.* Sykesville: Sykesville responded to an automobile fire at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue at 11:13 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 22 minutes.
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