May 17, 1995
FIRE* New Windsor: New Windsor and Union Bridge investigated a fire alarm at Uniontown Elementary School on Uniontown Road at 11:07 a.m. Monday. Units were out for 25 minutes.
August 26, 1992
Name.. .. .. .. .. .. ... .. .School assignmentSherrill S. Blackiston.. .. ..Spring Garden ElementaryJudith A. Clark.. .. .. .William Winchester ElementarySylvia M. Griswold.. .. .. .. Spring Garden ElementaryCharlene F. Handley.. .. .. .. .. .. .Westminster HighAnn S. Harden.. .. .. .Carroll County Education CenterMiriam J. Larson.. ... .. .. .. ..Hampstead ElementaryPatricia B. Lichtfuss.. .. .. .Robert Moton ElementaryGretchen O. Milchling.. .. .. ..Elmer Wolfe ElementaryElizabeth A. Miller.
August 30, 1992
Robert R. BonnerPrincipal, Westminster Elementary SchoolAge; residence: 46; ReisterstownSalary: $64,135Family: Children: Laurie, 19, and Barbie, 16Education: Bachelor of science degree, University of Baltimore, 1968; master of education, Towson State University, 1974; additional graduate study at TSU, Western Maryland College, University of Maryland and Goucher CollegePrevious experience: Baltimore City public school teacher 1968-1974; Winfield Elementary School...
November 14, 1990
The County Commissioners will have a public hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the County Office Building to discuss three proposed changes to the water and sewer master plan.With financial assistance from the state and county, Union Bridge plans to extend its water system to serve 29 homes outside the town limits.The homes now are served by a private system on Big Spring Farm, which is owned by the Bowman family.The commissioners also will consider amendments to the plan to support the expansion of Winfield Elementary School and construction of a new Taneytown/Uniontown Elementary.
November 4, 1990
The county Board of Education, on a 3-1 vote, approved designs for the 66,000-square-foot Taneytown/Uniontown Elementary School.Board member Carolyn L. Scott voted against the plans because of concerns about the lack of window space in the school office work area.Board member Robert L. Fletcher was absent.Plans for the $7.2 million facility, slated to open in 1993, include a centrally located media center, computer area and separate kindergarten loading and unloading areas.County Commissioners are considering a 35-acre site on Route 140 and Mayberry Road, east of Taneytown, for the new school.
April 22, 1993
"Hope is Alive!" is the theme of a regional concert to be presented tonight in the auditorium of Francis Scott Key High School, on Bark Hill Road in Union Bridge.Student choruses from Francis Scott Key, Elmer Wolfe Elementary, Uniontown Elementary and Taneytown Elementary schools will perform individually and together.The concert begins at 7 p.m. and will last about an hour.There is no charge for admission.The elementary schools will open the program with patriotic songs, including "You're a Grand Old Flag" and "Sing a Song of Peace."
February 17, 1991
The Carroll County Vocational-Technical Center has a new name. The school board unanimously chose to rename the facility the Carroll County Technology and Career Center.The change was recommended by the school's faculty and the administration to better reflect technological changes in the workplace and improve the image of the vo-tech center.Superintendent R. Edward Shilling said the name also is consistent with changes at the state level. The state Department of Education, for example, has changed the name of its Division of Vocational-Education to the Division of Career and Technology.
July 12, 1992
Name: Bryan BrilhartHonored by The Carroll County Sunf for: Winning the stock car category of the Soap Box Derby, which took place July 4 at Bennett Cerf Memorial Park in West minster, and earning the right to represent Carroll County at the national competition in Akron, Ohio, next monthAge: 11Residence; hometown: FrizzellburgEducation: Sixth-grader at New Windsor Middle School; graduate Uniontown ElementaryFamily: Mother: Lallah, homemaker; father: Walter,...
February 10, 1991
A report on proposed redistricting options for the new Piney Ridge Elementary School, slated to open in September, will be among the items on the county Board of Education's agenda Wednesday.The meetingwill be 9 a.m. at South Carroll High School.In other business, the board will consider a proposal to change the name of the Carroll County Vocational-Technical Centers to the Carroll County Career and Technology Center.School officials said the name changes follows a trend across the state and the nation and better reflects the changing role of vo-tech programs.
February 10, 1994
School board members are willing to take a second look at the former Telemecanique building on Route 140 in Reese for school offices and want to learn more about the pollution problems there.Superintendent R. Edward Shilling said the county will not put school offices into portable buildings donated by Martin Marietta Corp.Given that, he said, and the amount of space available at Telemecanique, the board should reconsider before rejecting the former factory."This is the first time we've ever been in a position to talk about one facility that could hold" all school offices in one place, Mr. Shilling said.