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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | March 1, 1999
Teen Challenge, a national Christian faith-based drug and alcohol treatment program for adults of all ages, has come to Baltimore.Teen Challenge of Baltimore has opened temporary administrative offices in the 1200 block of N. Calvert St. and will begin accepting clients in two months. The organization purchased a building in the 2100 block of St. Paul St., which it will renovate to accommodate as many as 22 men and three staff members. The program, for which radio station WCAO-AM raised more than $20,000 last month, will join a handful of religious-based rehabilitation programs in the city.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 26, 2012
Instead of a traditional Halloween haunted house filled with fog and ghoulish scenes, an outreach ministry in East Baltimore is offering stark glimpses into real-life issues, messages of hope and firm promises of help. The images portrayed at Reality House can be as haunting as any in a tale of horror, mostly because they are based on actual situations. Within a 46-foot-long tent pitched behind the Patterson Park Library, visitors can check out scenes that depict social ills like drug addiction, suicide and teen pregnancy.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | July 20, 1998
Wilde Lake High School officials hope a six-day bicycle tour of the Eastern Shore will expose four local students to the state -- and to their potential.The students are Howard County's first participants in Cycle Across Maryland's sixth annual Teen Challenge Program, which pairs students with mentors to prepare for the six-day, 300-mile tour that begins Friday.The goal is to increase the students' self-esteem and teach them commitment, said Pat Bernstein, the tour's executive director and founder.
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By KATIE WILMETH and KATIE WILMETH,CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE | November 25, 2005
A one-bedroom apartment in Maryland will run about $700 a month, the students were told - plus, there are car payments, entertainment expenses, and insurance and utility bills. "Ladies and gentlemen, I am telling you the truth. I am not lying, embellishing or exaggerating," said Magellan Westbrook, 35, ticking off living expenses to a classroom of ninth-graders at Milford Mill Academy this week. "These are true numbers, and I'm not done yet ... because we still have to eat." That's $400 more on the chalkboard list.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | July 20, 1998
Wilde Lake High School officials hope a six-day bicycle tour of the Eastern Shore will expose four Howard County students to the state -- and to their potential.The students are Howard County's first participants in Cycle Across Maryland's sixth annual Teen Challenge Program, which pairs students with mentors to prepare for the six-day, 300-mile tour that begins Friday.The goal is to increase the students' self-esteem and teach them commitment, said Pat Bernstein, the tour's executive director and founder.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 26, 2012
Instead of a traditional Halloween haunted house filled with fog and ghoulish scenes, an outreach ministry in East Baltimore is offering stark glimpses into real-life issues, messages of hope and firm promises of help. The images portrayed at Reality House can be as haunting as any in a tale of horror, mostly because they are based on actual situations. Within a 46-foot-long tent pitched behind the Patterson Park Library, visitors can check out scenes that depict social ills like drug addiction, suicide and teen pregnancy.
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By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,SUN STAFF | May 21, 1996
Marion Anderson, 14, cringed when she heard she might be cycling as much as 42 miles along the B & A Trail last Saturday morning as part of a weekly training ride with other Meade Senior High School students and their mentors.But then the ninth-grader filled a second water bottle, grabbed the purple Roadmaster on which she has been training and went to prod her cycling buddy to get ready for the day's ride.Anderson is one of ten Meade Senior High School students taking part in CAM Teen Challenge, a program that pairs students identified as at risk of dropping out of school with mentors who help them train for the 6-day, 360-mile First National Bank Cycle Across Maryland.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF Sun staff writers Tanya Jones and Andrea F. Siegel contributed to this article | March 21, 1997
To some students at Meade High School, Gorden David Ross Jr. was a mentor, who spent hours helping them prep for cross-state bicycle rides. Police, though, have charged the 67-year-old with using his connection to youngsters, along with drugs and alcohol, to lure them into sex acts and posing for nude pictures.During a monthlong investigation, police uncovered stories of how, over the past year, a man bought teen-agers at the high school marijuana and alcohol and took them to a "drinking spot" in Patuxent River Park.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Sun Staff Writer | July 16, 1995
While most people tried to find ways to beat the heat yesterday, a group of cyclists found enjoyment in 30 brutal miles of pedal-pushing in Baltimore County.It was a practice run for a much longer trip.The cyclists are participants in the CAM Teen Challenge, a program that links teens at risk of dropping out of school with mentors to train for the Cycle Across Maryland Tour, a six-day, 320-mile ride from Oakland to Baltimore planned for July 23 to July 29.The 4-year-old program has groups in Montgomery County and in Baltimore.
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By KATIE WILMETH and KATIE WILMETH,CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE | November 25, 2005
A one-bedroom apartment in Maryland will run about $700 a month, the students were told - plus, there are car payments, entertainment expenses, and insurance and utility bills. "Ladies and gentlemen, I am telling you the truth. I am not lying, embellishing or exaggerating," said Magellan Westbrook, 35, ticking off living expenses to a classroom of ninth-graders at Milford Mill Academy this week. "These are true numbers, and I'm not done yet ... because we still have to eat." That's $400 more on the chalkboard list.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | March 1, 1999
Teen Challenge, a national Christian faith-based drug and alcohol treatment program for adults of all ages, has come to Baltimore.Teen Challenge of Baltimore has opened temporary administrative offices in the 1200 block of N. Calvert St. and will begin accepting clients in two months. The organization purchased a building in the 2100 block of St. Paul St., which it will renovate to accommodate as many as 22 men and three staff members. The program, for which radio station WCAO-AM raised more than $20,000 last month, will join a handful of religious-based rehabilitation programs in the city.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | July 20, 1998
Wilde Lake High School officials hope a six-day bicycle tour of the Eastern Shore will expose four local students to the state -- and to their potential.The students are Howard County's first participants in Cycle Across Maryland's sixth annual Teen Challenge Program, which pairs students with mentors to prepare for the six-day, 300-mile tour that begins Friday.The goal is to increase the students' self-esteem and teach them commitment, said Pat Bernstein, the tour's executive director and founder.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | July 20, 1998
Wilde Lake High School officials hope a six-day bicycle tour of the Eastern Shore will expose four Howard County students to the state -- and to their potential.The students are Howard County's first participants in Cycle Across Maryland's sixth annual Teen Challenge Program, which pairs students with mentors to prepare for the six-day, 300-mile tour that begins Friday.The goal is to increase the students' self-esteem and teach them commitment, said Pat Bernstein, the tour's executive director and founder.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF Sun staff writers Tanya Jones and Andrea F. Siegel contributed to this article | March 21, 1997
To some students at Meade High School, Gorden David Ross Jr. was a mentor, who spent hours helping them prep for cross-state bicycle rides. Police, though, have charged the 67-year-old with using his connection to youngsters, along with drugs and alcohol, to lure them into sex acts and posing for nude pictures.During a monthlong investigation, police uncovered stories of how, over the past year, a man bought teen-agers at the high school marijuana and alcohol and took them to a "drinking spot" in Patuxent River Park.
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By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,SUN STAFF | May 21, 1996
Marion Anderson, 14, cringed when she heard she might be cycling as much as 42 miles along the B & A Trail last Saturday morning as part of a weekly training ride with other Meade Senior High School students and their mentors.But then the ninth-grader filled a second water bottle, grabbed the purple Roadmaster on which she has been training and went to prod her cycling buddy to get ready for the day's ride.Anderson is one of ten Meade Senior High School students taking part in CAM Teen Challenge, a program that pairs students identified as at risk of dropping out of school with mentors who help them train for the 6-day, 360-mile First National Bank Cycle Across Maryland.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Sun Staff Writer | July 16, 1995
While most people tried to find ways to beat the heat yesterday, a group of cyclists found enjoyment in 30 brutal miles of pedal-pushing in Baltimore County.It was a practice run for a much longer trip.The cyclists are participants in the CAM Teen Challenge, a program that links teens at risk of dropping out of school with mentors to train for the Cycle Across Maryland Tour, a six-day, 320-mile ride from Oakland to Baltimore planned for July 23 to July 29.The 4-year-old program has groups in Montgomery County and in Baltimore.
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February 15, 2005
On February 13, 2005, EARL W. VAN HORN, SR., beloved husband of Virgina Lee Van Horn (nee Clarke), devoted father of Earl W. Van Horn Jr., Gwedolyn Fabula, Anne Warzyniak, Dale Yvonne Henderson and Ronald C. Van Horn Sr. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Sterling-Aston-Schwab Funeral Home Inc., 736 Edmondson Avenue, Catonsville (1/2 west of beltway exit 14) on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held at the Eastern Assembly of God, 7923 Wise Avenue, Dundalk, MD, on Thursday at 11 A.M. Interment in Glen Haven Cemetery.
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August 27, 2009
On August 25, 2009, JASON L. BARLEY; beloved son of Jack K. and Joy A. Barley (nee Radakovic); loving brother of Jodie A. Barley; dear grandson of Emelia Radakovic and the late Marko Radakovic and Lewis and Juanita Barley; uncle of Zachary Barley and Cole Rzepnicki; dear soulmate of Tracy Kodesky; dear friend of Anthony Rzepnicki. Also survived by aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Friday at 10 AM. Interment Christ Lutheran Cemetery.
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