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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | January 10, 1994
Staff at Runnymede Elementary School can begin moving in over the next month, but no date has been set for students to begin classes there, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school construction.But Dr. Surber said he is optimistic the school would open for students by early next month.County officials issued Thursday a "temporary use and occupancy permit" that allows staff to use the building and finalizes the move, Dr. Surber said. The Carroll County Health Department also approved the permit, he said.
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By CLARE LOCHARY and CLARE LOCHARY,SUN REPORTER | May 31, 2006
On the day of a race, Franklin High School's Michelle Donadio has a few good-luck rituals. She eats French toast for breakfast. She listens to techno music, using the pulsating beat to get into a smooth-running rhythm. And most importantly, she inks a few simple American Indian line drawings on her ankles. "It's our family symbol," said Donadio, who is of Comanche descent on her mother's side. Her American Indian heritage influences much of Donadio's life, including her sport. After four years of steady achievement in cross country and indoor track, Donadio has had a breakout senior season in outdoor track in all three of her individual events.
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May 4, 2005
On May 1, 2005, JOHN WESLEY; beloved husband of Ruth V. Sedicum (nee Cronhardt); beloved father of Susan Douglas and Donna Surber; father-in-law of Phillip Douglas and Tom Surber; grandfather of Sarah, Matthew and Emma Surber and Gordon and Amanda Douglas; uncle of Sondra Chandler and Gary Sedicum. Friends are invited to call at the ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A., 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, Monday 7 to 9 and Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Services at Carrolls-Gills U.M. Church, 11525 Greenspring Avenue, Wednesday at 2 P.M. Interment in Carrolls Cemetery.
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May 4, 2005
On May 1, 2005, JOHN WESLEY; beloved husband of Ruth V. Sedicum (nee Cronhardt); beloved father of Susan Douglas and Donna Surber; father-in-law of Phillip Douglas and Tom Surber; grandfather of Sarah, Matthew and Emma Surber and Gordon and Amanda Douglas; uncle of Sondra Chandler and Gary Sedicum. Friends are invited to call at the ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A., 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, Monday 7 to 9 and Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Services at Carrolls-Gills U.M. Church, 11525 Greenspring Avenue, Wednesday at 2 P.M. Interment in Carrolls Cemetery.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Sun Staff Writer | June 9, 1994
A Frederick County contractor has been selected to provide extensive site work and building renovations to Taneytown Elementary School.The Carroll County School Board awarded the $5.4 million general contract to Morgan-Keller Inc., which has worked on several other school projects."
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September 16, 1990
The last six of 12 new portable classroom installed at Carroll schools this summer are expected to open this week, school officials said.Although the school system ordered the units early this year to avoid delays, electrical and plumbing inspections and some minor construction problems have pushed back the openings of units at Taneytown Elementary Annex, Eldersburg, Carrolltowne and Manchester elementaries, and Sykesville and Northwest middle schools.In...
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December 16, 1990
WESTMINSTER - Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities for the Carroll County public schools, told members of the city Zoning and Planning Commission Thursday night that the new Friendship Valley Elementary will be at capacity when it opens in September 1992.The facility on Gist Road will absorb the students currently in portables from Robert Moton, Westminster and William Winchester elementaries, he said.Redistricting for the schools will begin in January 1992, Surber said.However, another elementary school will be necessary with the projected growth, he said.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | August 18, 1993
County school and New Windsor town officials are considering another way of assessing how much the town should collect in sewer and water impact fees for the middle school to be built on Green Valley Road.The building has always been planned as a replacement for the current school, not an additional one, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities and planning.At his second meeting with town officials yesterday, he asked them to reconsider the fees in that light.Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. has asked the schools to pay $228,000 in sewer and water hook-up charges, saying the project would have an impact equivalent to 57 dwelling units.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Sun Staff Writer | February 10, 1994
"Now, not later" is when Carroll County Schools Superintendent R. Edward Shilling said he wants Runnymede Elementary School's wastewater treatment plant fixed.School officials are taking a tougher stand with Triangle General Contractors Inc., giving the company 14 days to show some progress before they hire another contractor.Although the new school building was ready for students and staff to move in this month, the subzero weather in mid-January damaged the wastewater treatment plant. The ground around one tank froze, causing the tank to heave and shear some pipes attached to it.Last week, Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities, wrote a letter to Triangle of Hanover, Anne Arundel County.
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By Anne Haddad and Traci A. Johnson and Anne Haddad and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writers | September 3, 1993
As they work to find a way to pay the unexpectedly high water and sewer connection fees for the new middle school in New Windsor, school officials are forging ahead with construction plans to avoid expensive delays, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities."
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Sun Staff Writer | January 19, 1995
Olin L. Adams Jr., known for an economy of words, budget and educational programs during his 11 years as superintendent of Carroll County Schools, died of cancer Monday at his Westminster home. He was 73."He was a strong leader," said Robert E. Kersey, who was Dr. Adams' assistant superintendent for instruction. He took the helm between Dr. Adams' retirement and the selection of his successor."He knew what direction he wanted to take the school system in and he held firm to it," Dr. Kersey said.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Sun Staff Writer | June 9, 1994
A Frederick County contractor has been selected to provide extensive site work and building renovations to Taneytown Elementary School.The Carroll County School Board awarded the $5.4 million general contract to Morgan-Keller Inc., which has worked on several other school projects."
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Sun Staff Writer | February 10, 1994
"Now, not later" is when Carroll County Schools Superintendent R. Edward Shilling said he wants Runnymede Elementary School's wastewater treatment plant fixed.School officials are taking a tougher stand with Triangle General Contractors Inc., giving the company 14 days to show some progress before they hire another contractor.Although the new school building was ready for students and staff to move in this month, the subzero weather in mid-January damaged the wastewater treatment plant. The ground around one tank froze, causing the tank to heave and shear some pipes attached to it.Last week, Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities, wrote a letter to Triangle of Hanover, Anne Arundel County.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | January 10, 1994
Staff at Runnymede Elementary School can begin moving in over the next month, but no date has been set for students to begin classes there, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school construction.But Dr. Surber said he is optimistic the school would open for students by early next month.County officials issued Thursday a "temporary use and occupancy permit" that allows staff to use the building and finalizes the move, Dr. Surber said. The Carroll County Health Department also approved the permit, he said.
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By Anne Haddad and Traci A. Johnson and Anne Haddad and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writers | September 3, 1993
As they work to find a way to pay the unexpectedly high water and sewer connection fees for the new middle school in New Windsor, school officials are forging ahead with construction plans to avoid expensive delays, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities."
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | August 26, 1993
The water and sewer hookup bill for New Windsor Middle School has gone down, but it's still in the six-figure range.Before New Windsor will approve the start of construction, Mayor Jack A. Gullo wants $183,600 in hookup fees for the new school that will replace the building on Green Valley Road.The school system will have to go to county government for extra money, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities and planning.Mayor Gullo said he presented school officials yesterday with a figure reduced from the $228,000 he originally requested.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | August 13, 1993
Representatives from the Carroll County Board of Education and New Windsor Mayor Jack Gullo Jr. are meeting today to discuss construction plans for the town's new middle school.Mayor Gullo said they will address the annexation of the 30 acres on Green Valley Road where the school will be built and the permits needed to begin construction."There has been little or no negotiation done to finalize the details necessary for the town to issue its building permits," Mr. Gullo said. "There has been minimal discussion about the details that make up the town and school board arrangements."
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | November 12, 1992
Mount Airy Elementary is not the only school in Carroll County with no air conditioning, but its third story is one of the hottest spots in the system, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities.At least two county commissioners are a bit cool on the idea of spending $492,000 to air-condition the school."I don't know how to respond to that," said Commissioner President Donald I. Dell, who was surprised to learn yesterday that the Board of Education may ask for an additional $257,000 on Monday to pay for air conditioning.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | August 18, 1993
County school and New Windsor town officials are considering another way of assessing how much the town should collect in sewer and water impact fees for the middle school to be built on Green Valley Road.The building has always been planned as a replacement for the current school, not an additional one, said Lester Surber, supervisor of school facilities and planning.At his second meeting with town officials yesterday, he asked them to reconsider the fees in that light.Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. has asked the schools to pay $228,000 in sewer and water hook-up charges, saying the project would have an impact equivalent to 57 dwelling units.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | August 13, 1993
Representatives from the Carroll County Board of Education and New Windsor Mayor Jack Gullo Jr. are meeting today to discuss construction plans for the town's new middle school.Mayor Gullo said they will address the annexation of the 30 acres on Green Valley Road where the school will be built and the permits needed to begin construction."There has been little or no negotiation done to finalize the details necessary for the town to issue its building permits," Mr. Gullo said. "There has been minimal discussion about the details that make up the town and school board arrangements."
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