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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | April 15, 1996
A Westminster citizens group this week will take another look at the West Main Street-Uniontown Road-Old New Windsor Road intersection after public opposition to a proposed realignment."
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1996
A plan to make West Main Street and Uniontown Road the "main" street at a three-way intersection near Western Maryland College will be introduced to Westminster area residents tomorrow.The plan includes making Union Street one way north from West Main Street to Pennsylvania Avenue and making Old New Windsor Road one way from the West Main-Uniontown Road intersection to West Green Street.Residents can hear an explanation, look at a design and make comments at a meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Westminster Fire Company social hall, 66 E. Main St.The three-way stop at the Uniontown Road intersection is "a very awkward situation," said Westminster planner Katrina L. Tucker.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | November 5, 1995
A Gospel Extravaganza has generated good news for Union Street Methodist Church. The $1,700 proceeds from the Oct. 28 concert will buy a new piano for the Westminster church."
NEWS
October 19, 1995
The West Main Street/Pennsylvania Avenue Task Force will review options concerning proposed Westminster road improvements at a November meeting.The section of West Main Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to Union Street will be reviewed. The project could be modified after traffic count information is received in early January.The meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to about 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at the State Highway Administration's Westminster Maintenance Shop at 150 Wyndtryst Drive.Two options for the section will be reviewed.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,Sun Staff Writer | August 28, 1995
With the reconstruction of Westminster's Pennsylvania Avenue banging, rumbling and rolling along ahead of schedule, the State Highway Administration is turning its attention to West Main Street.And the West Main Street/Pennsylvania Avenue Task Force is thinking about a way to link West Main Street and Uniontown Road as the major traffic channel at the triangle created by Uniontown Road, West Main Street and Old New Windsor Pike, which turns into Doyle Avenue at the city limits.The West Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue projects are part of an SHA plan to rebuild Main Street, which is state Route 32, then turn over ownership of it to city government.
NEWS
August 15, 1995
POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Union Street reported that someone broke into her auto while it was parked on East Main Street onSunday and stole property valued at $220.A Finksburg resident told police that someone broke into his auto while it was parked on West Main Street on Saturday and stole property worth $700.A Union Street resident reported that someone punctured the tires on her auto Saturday. She estimated the damage at $200.A resident of Carroll Street told police that someone broke the front window of her home Saturday.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Contributing Writer | May 23, 1994
The Rev. Joan Carter-Rimbach says leaving her position as pastor of Union Street United Methodist Church in Westminster fills her with "sweet sorrow.""It's hard to leave," Mrs. Carter-Rimbach said. "There have been some tears shed around here."She is leaving to become chaplain at the Board of Child Care, a United Methodist church residential group home in Baltimore County. She will preach her last sermon at Union Street on June 19 and step down as pastor on June 30.In her new job, Mrs. Carter-Rimbach will be responsible for religious activities and morality issues at the residential home.
NEWS
March 10, 1994
POLICE* Westminster: An employee of a video store on Bond Street told city police someone rented several movies and failed to return them on Tuesday. The loss is estimated at about $160.An employee of Domino's Pizza told city police someone fled with a pizza without paying on Sunday. The loss was $15.80.A resident of Union Street told city police someone damaged the door of her house on March 4. She estimated the damage at $75.
NEWS
December 10, 1993
A five-month-old Westminster girl remained in satisfactory condition at Carroll County General Hospital last night with multiple fractures of the skull, ribs and arm after her her 19-year-old father was charged with child abuse, Westminster police reported.Ronald E. Ashby of the 100 block of S. Center St. was arrested yesterday and charged with child abuse and battery. He was being held in the Carroll County Detention Center last night on lieu of $10,000 bond.Police said the infant, who was injured Nov. 15, also was suffering from malnutrition when she arrived at the hospital.
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By Donna E. Boller and Donna E. Boller,Staff Writer | November 29, 1993
Carol Maiello had nice neighbors on Pennsylvania Avenue, a young husband and wife. But after their car was repeatedly vandalized, they moved away.Christie Staples of West Main Street "liked the idea of people fighting crime in the neighborhood."Yvonne B. Cooper of Union Street worried about "oodles of teen-agers hanging around. We knew there was drug activity."When fliers were circulated in June inviting Westminster residents living in the area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Union Street and West Main Street to get together and learn how they could take back the streets, the three women joined about 50 other residents at a meeting.
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