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December 1, 1992
FIRE* Mount Airy: Mount Airy responded to a brush fire at Interstate 70 near Mount Airy at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.
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December 28, 2008
On Sunday, December 14, 2008, EMILY D. SACHS, 91, died peacefully at her home in Taylorsville (n. of Mt. Airy), with many members of her family present. She was born in Baltimore on November 18, 1917 to the late Irene Cunningham Phelps and William Phelps. She married Melvin G. Sachs Sr. on June 28, 1941. Formerly of Linthicum, she was a member of the Altar Guild at St. Johns Lutheran Church and the Anne Arundel Historical Society where she avidly researched her family history. She was a great seamstress and very artistic, working with ceramics in her younger days.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | January 31, 1997
Two men robbed a grocery near Taylorsville and fled with an undisclosed amount of money Wednesday night, state police said.A police dog unsuccessfully tried to track the suspects, who left through a rear basement door after they had forced two employees into a walk-in refrigerator, police said. Neither employee was injured in the 7 p.m. incident.One man was described as thin with reddish-brown hair. He was wearing a baseball hat, thick-framed sunglasses and a red bandanna over his face. He was armed with a can of chemical spray, police said.
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By Ellie Baublitz and Ellie Baublitz,Sun Reporter | April 27, 2007
A two-alarm fire destroyed a Taylorsville area home early yesterday, displacing the owners and causing $400,000 in damage, authorities said. A smoke alarm in the 2100 block of Timothy Drive alerted Robert and Vicki Frushour to the fire shortly after 4 a.m., said Allen Gosnell, deputy chief state fire marshal. Investigators said the fire appeared to have started on a wood deck behind the home's attached garage. Ten fire companies from Carroll, Howard and Frederick counties responded and controlled the fire in 45 minutes.
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October 5, 1993
POLICE LOG* Woodbine: Someone entered a rear basement door in the 16100 block of Carrs Mill Road between 7:12 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. Sept. 23 and stole a television, a video cassette recorder and an undisclosed amount of cash.FIRE* Mount Airy: Mount Airy helped Frederick County put out a house fire on Penn Shop Road at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 14 minutes.Mount Airy helped Frederick County put out an auto fire on Interstate 70 at 5:37 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 23 minutes.* Woodbine: Winfield responded for wires down on Gillis Road at 9:06 a.m. Monday.
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January 3, 2005
On Saturday, January 1, 2005 ALBERT RICHARD of Baltimore, beloved husband of Ruth Elizabeth (nee Penn), devoted father of Judith A. Whiting and Ronald P. Grimes, dear brother of the late Mary Grimes. Also survived by two grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Graveside service Tuesday, January 4 at 11 A.M. at Taylorsville Cemetery, Taylorsville, MD. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, 11518 Marriottsvile Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104.
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October 15, 2004
Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold a ham and oyster supper from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in the church hall, 15875 Frederick Road near Woodbine. The family-style meal will include fried oysters, ham, green beans, corn, rolls, relishes, beverages, homemade cole slaw, potato salad and gelatin salads. Tickets are $11, and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Carry-out orders are available. Information: 410-489-7245. Mount Airy vineyard plans jazz, wine festival Berrywine Plantations, Linganore Winecellars, will hold a Vintage Jazz Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.
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By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | August 26, 2004
The body of a woman thought to be a missing Montgomery County psychotherapist was found yesterday buried beneath a farm shed in southwest Carroll County, authorities said. Montgomery County police arrested David G. Kaufman, 36, of the 4000 block of Ridge Road -- just outside Taylorsville -- yesterday and charged him with accessory after the fact to a killing that police think occurred in Montgomery County. Kaufman is one of three people arrested in the killing of Joyce Hadl, 71, who lived in the 2800 block of Washington Ave. in Chevy Chase, police said.
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By Jessie Parker and Jessie Parker,SUN STAFF | July 21, 2004
For two weeks, a Taylorsville teen lived the life of a celebrity - dressing in full-length evening gowns, singing on stage, signing autographs, and getting police escorts when traveling. Then July 3, her 19th birthday, Brooke Poklemba watched herself on television competing in the America's Junior Miss National Finals. Poklemba won the Maryland Junior Miss pageant and $1,800 in scholarship money in March. She went on to compete in the national pageant right after graduating from McDonogh School in Owings Mills.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 28, 2003
Four sibling children were injured, one seriously, in a three-vehicle accident early yesterday on Route 27 north of Taylorsville, authorities said. John Schaufele, 8, of Taylorsville initially was listed in critical condition after being flown to Johns Hopkins Children's Center, but his condition was upgraded to serious yesterday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said. His sister, Jacqueline, 12, was in fair condition at Carroll County General Hospital, and a brother, Ryan, 10, and another sister, Stephanie, 14, were treated at the hospital and released, authorities said.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | January 24, 2003
Defense attorneys for a Mount Airy contractor charged in the fatal beating of a Taylorsville psychologist last year asked a judge yesterday to throw out key evidence against the man - including bloodstains found in the suspect's pickup truck. Arguing during a hearing in Carroll County Circuit Court that the evidence was obtained through illegal search warrants, attorneys for Randall Henry Gerlach also said that financial records showing that he owed the victim more than $300,000 should not be allowed at trial.
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July 5, 2002
Elk Run Vineyards will get a jump on Bastille Day celebrations with a French dinner from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 13 at the winery west of Taylorsville. Diners can watch the sun set over the vineyard while enjoying a six-course dinner under a tent. Elk Run wines, many of which will be older vintages, will be matched with each course. The cost is $85 per person, and reservations are required. Elk Run is at 15113 Liberty Road. Information: 410-775-2513. Mouse, fish, puppy at Mount Airy library The Mount Airy branch library, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer: "Year Round Story Time" at 11 a.m. today (Dynamite Dogs)
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | June 7, 2002
Bail was set at $1 million yesterday for a Mount Airy contractor accused of killing a Taylorsville psychologist he had worked for and owed $300,000. Randall H. Gerlach, 56, of the 13000 block of Manor Drive in Frederick County was arrested Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder of Rodney R. Cocking, a National Science Foundation official who disappeared Feb. 23. Carroll District Judge Marc G. Rasinsky said Gerlach is entitled to bail, but he set the amount at $1 million and ordered that Gerlach be placed on a home-monitoring program and surrender his passport if he posts bond.
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