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April 20, 1993
Uniontown Elementary School, one of the smallest and oldest schools still in operation in Maryland, will close permanently at the end of the month. Parents are invited to join the Uniontown community from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 30 for the closing ceremonies at the school, 3455 Uniontown Road.Because of the lack of parking spaces at the school, participants are asked to park at Francis Scott Key High School, 3825 Bark Hill Road, Union Bridge, and they will be transported by bus to the school and back.
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By Judy Reilly and Judy Reilly,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 25, 1997
Last week's Neighbors column by Judy Reilly reported on the retirement of Bob Devilbiss after 45 years of driving school Bus No. 5.Her column should have said that in the 1950s Devilbiss drove the bus to New Windsor High School. The Devilbiss farm was a dairy farm. Judy apologizes for the errors.Ed McDonough's Northwest neighborhood column appears Thursdays in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.Pub Date: 10/01/97BOB DEVILBISS remembers when a first-grader boarded the school bus to the old Uniontown Elementary School for the first time.
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NEWS
August 30, 1992
Mary E. StongPrincipalElmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementary schoolsAge; residence: 44; UniontownSalary: $64,174Education: Bachelor of science degree, Towson State University, master of education, Towson State University, 1976; doctor of education, University of Maryland, 1991Previous work experience: Principal at Uniontown Elementary; teacher at Manchester, Elmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementaries
NEWS
By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | June 25, 1993
To the children who filed out of Uniontown Elementary School yesterday, the last day in the life of their historic school was just, well, the last day of school.They signed yearbooks. They toted end-of-the-year spoils, such as colored chalk and plant cuttings. They were only a little sentimental, and only when asked about it."They have no comprehension," said Robin Hoff, 27, of Jasontown Road. Her daughter, Ashley Norris, is a third-grader at the school, which Ms. Hoff had attended.Judy Anton, of Old Taneytown Road, said it may take a while for the nostalgia to hit them, as it does her son, now in sixth grade at Northwest Middle School.
NEWS
October 21, 1990
The county Board of Education has chosen a site for the proposed Taneytown/Uniontown Elementary School.The County Commissioners are considering a 35-acre site on Route 140 and Mayberry Road, east of Taneytown, with a price tag of $267,000. The tract is owned by the Association For Retarded Citizens-Carroll County.The sale is pending the location of water on the property and state approval of a wastewater treatment plant on the site, said Lester P.Surber, supervisor of Carroll school facilities and planning.
NEWS
By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff writer | January 20, 1991
Naming schools is kind of like naming babies.And Carroll school officials, just like expectant parents, will spend considerable time over the next few weeks picking just the right name for an elementaryschool on tap for the Taneytown-Uniontown area.The school is not scheduled to open until fall 1993, but a committee of educators has already begun perusing a lengthy list of prospective names. The school board will chose a name from a committee's list of recommendations at its Feb. 13 meeting.
NEWS
By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,Contributing Writer | May 2, 1993
Gathered on the grounds of Uniontown Elementary School Friday evening, students and teachers from past and present celebrated the bond that has united their school and community for more than a century.Uniontown Elementary School is a tidy, four-room, red brick school that has been at the center of the town since 1883. The building houses four grades and kindergarten and is scheduled to be closed. Its students will be sent to a new, larger school, Runnymede Elementary, which is scheduled to open next fall.
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Staff writer | January 23, 1991
Carroll would receive $15.8 million for county and state projects, including $3.9 million for a new Taneytown/Uniontown elementary school, under the capital budget plan proposed by the governor Monday.Most of the money would be targeted toward state projects proposed forCarroll, including $6.9 million for a public safety training center in Sykesville; $1.9 million for additions to Western Maryland College's Lewis Science Building; $1 million for a cleanup of ground water contamination near Manchester; and $941,000 for expansion of the O'Farrell Youth Center in Marriottsville.
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By JUDY REILLY | January 7, 1993
The turn of the year brings new beginnings for some, and endings for others.At the Emmanuel Baust Church of Christ in Tyrone, parishioners said goodbye to the Rev. Dave Rogers, who had been their interim pastor for the last 19 months. Mr. Rogers preached his last sermon at the church Dec. 27.The church is still waiting for a new, permanent replacement for the Rev. Tom Golloday, their pastor for 23 years, who left the Carroll County congregation nearly two years ago and who now ministers to a church in Florida.
NEWS
By Judy Reilly and Judy Reilly,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 25, 1997
Last week's Neighbors column by Judy Reilly reported on the retirement of Bob Devilbiss after 45 years of driving school Bus No. 5.Her column should have said that in the 1950s Devilbiss drove the bus to New Windsor High School. The Devilbiss farm was a dairy farm. Judy apologizes for the errors.Ed McDonough's Northwest neighborhood column appears Thursdays in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.Pub Date: 10/01/97BOB DEVILBISS remembers when a first-grader boarded the school bus to the old Uniontown Elementary School for the first time.
NEWS
By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,Contributing Writer | May 2, 1993
Gathered on the grounds of Uniontown Elementary School Friday evening, students and teachers from past and present celebrated the bond that has united their school and community for more than a century.Uniontown Elementary School is a tidy, four-room, red brick school that has been at the center of the town since 1883. The building houses four grades and kindergarten and is scheduled to be closed. Its students will be sent to a new, larger school, Runnymede Elementary, which is scheduled to open next fall.
NEWS
April 20, 1993
Uniontown Elementary School, one of the smallest and oldest schools still in operation in Maryland, will close permanently at the end of the month. Parents are invited to join the Uniontown community from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 30 for the closing ceremonies at the school, 3455 Uniontown Road.Because of the lack of parking spaces at the school, participants are asked to park at Francis Scott Key High School, 3825 Bark Hill Road, Union Bridge, and they will be transported by bus to the school and back.
NEWS
By JUDY REILLY | January 7, 1993
The turn of the year brings new beginnings for some, and endings for others.At the Emmanuel Baust Church of Christ in Tyrone, parishioners said goodbye to the Rev. Dave Rogers, who had been their interim pastor for the last 19 months. Mr. Rogers preached his last sermon at the church Dec. 27.The church is still waiting for a new, permanent replacement for the Rev. Tom Golloday, their pastor for 23 years, who left the Carroll County congregation nearly two years ago and who now ministers to a church in Florida.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
Mary E. StongPrincipalElmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementary schoolsAge; residence: 44; UniontownSalary: $64,174Education: Bachelor of science degree, Towson State University, master of education, Towson State University, 1976; doctor of education, University of Maryland, 1991Previous work experience: Principal at Uniontown Elementary; teacher at Manchester, Elmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementaries
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Staff writer | January 23, 1991
Carroll would receive $15.8 million for county and state projects, including $3.9 million for a new Taneytown/Uniontown elementary school, under the capital budget plan proposed by the governor Monday.Most of the money would be targeted toward state projects proposed forCarroll, including $6.9 million for a public safety training center in Sykesville; $1.9 million for additions to Western Maryland College's Lewis Science Building; $1 million for a cleanup of ground water contamination near Manchester; and $941,000 for expansion of the O'Farrell Youth Center in Marriottsville.
NEWS
By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff writer | January 20, 1991
Naming schools is kind of like naming babies.And Carroll school officials, just like expectant parents, will spend considerable time over the next few weeks picking just the right name for an elementaryschool on tap for the Taneytown-Uniontown area.The school is not scheduled to open until fall 1993, but a committee of educators has already begun perusing a lengthy list of prospective names. The school board will chose a name from a committee's list of recommendations at its Feb. 13 meeting.
NEWS
By Darren Allen and Maria Archangelo and Anne Haddad and Ed McDonough and Amy Miller and Kerry O'Rourke and Greg Tasker and Darren Allen and Maria Archangelo and Anne Haddad and Ed McDonough and Amy Miller and Kerry O'Rourke and Greg Tasker,Staff writers | January 20, 1991
Carroll will spend less money on roads, bridges, buildings and schools during fiscal 1991 than it has in two years.Citing stagnant revenues, the Carroll Management and Budget Office trimmed nearly $48 million from the $93.4 million agencies wanted to spend on capital projects between July and June 1992.The resulting $45.3 million capital budget is 10.3 percent below the current $50.5 million level and nearly 18.5 percent below the $55.6 million spent on bricks-and-mortar projects during fiscal 1990.
NEWS
By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | June 25, 1993
To the children who filed out of Uniontown Elementary School yesterday, the last day in the life of their historic school was just, well, the last day of school.They signed yearbooks. They toted end-of-the-year spoils, such as colored chalk and plant cuttings. They were only a little sentimental, and only when asked about it."They have no comprehension," said Robin Hoff, 27, of Jasontown Road. Her daughter, Ashley Norris, is a third-grader at the school, which Ms. Hoff had attended.Judy Anton, of Old Taneytown Road, said it may take a while for the nostalgia to hit them, as it does her son, now in sixth grade at Northwest Middle School.
NEWS
By Darren Allen and Maria Archangelo and Anne Haddad and Ed McDonough and Amy Miller and Kerry O'Rourke and Greg Tasker and Darren Allen and Maria Archangelo and Anne Haddad and Ed McDonough and Amy Miller and Kerry O'Rourke and Greg Tasker,Staff writers | January 20, 1991
Carroll will spend less money on roads, bridges, buildings and schools during fiscal 1991 than it has in two years.Citing stagnant revenues, the Carroll Management and Budget Office trimmed nearly $48 million from the $93.4 million agencies wanted to spend on capital projects between July and June 1992.The resulting $45.3 million capital budget is 10.3 percent below the current $50.5 million level and nearly 18.5 percent below the $55.6 million spent on bricks-and-mortar projects during fiscal 1990.
NEWS
October 21, 1990
The county Board of Education has chosen a site for the proposed Taneytown/Uniontown Elementary School.The County Commissioners are considering a 35-acre site on Route 140 and Mayberry Road, east of Taneytown, with a price tag of $267,000. The tract is owned by the Association For Retarded Citizens-Carroll County.The sale is pending the location of water on the property and state approval of a wastewater treatment plant on the site, said Lester P.Surber, supervisor of Carroll school facilities and planning.
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