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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 17, 1999
WITH NEW YEAR'S Eve two weeks from today, many people still have not completed their planning on where and how they'll ring in 2000. But Pasadena residents Bill and Linda Hassell have their plans: They'll be walking in the new year.The Hassells will be participating in a hobby that they both love -- volksmarching. Along with several hundred others dedicated to the pastime, they will take part in Millennium Walks scheduled for Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.Linda Hassell is president of the Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarch Club, host of the Millennium Walks.
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April 1, 2007
The Columbia Volksmarch Club will hold a Spring Saturday Walk on April 14 that is to begin at Waverly Elementary School, 10220 Wetherburn Road. The self-paced walk will be on sidewalks in the village of Waverly and will include the Historic Waverly Mansion in Marriottsville. Walkers can choose a 5K (3.1-mile) or 10K (6.2-mile) trail. Start times are between 8 a.m. and noon. Information: 410-290-3777, or www.geocities.com/WalkColumbia. Sports camps to start June 18 The River Hill Boosters will sponsor summer sports camps to help young athletes improve basic skills.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Staff Writer | November 30, 1992
From novice to veteran, they walked.From infant to senior-senior citizen, they walked.From individuals to families of 10 to groups of 30, they walked.They came in all sizes, shapes and ages.They all walked in the 16th International Volksmarch held this weekend at Piney Run State Park in Eldersburg.The weekend event was sponsored by the American Volksport Association (AVA) and conducted by the Piedmont Pacers, a segment of the Westminster Recreation Council. The AMA, part of the International Vereinigen Verbund (IVV)
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By Lowell E. Sunderland | October 1, 2000
Name: John Dye Job description: Third year as president of Columbia Volksmarch Club, which has about 70 member families and conducts free spring and fall weekend walkingM-whiking events that have drawn more than 1,000 participants, as well as other walks in Howard County during the year. The next such event is Saturday and Oct. 8, with 5-kilometer, 10K and 15K trails starting at Rockburn Branch Park, 5400 Landing Road, Ilchester. The trails will take hikers, who can start these noncompetitive walks anytime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., through Rockburn Branch and neighboring Patapsco Valley State Park.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Staff Writer | November 30, 1992
From novice to veteran, they walked.From infant to senior-senior citizen, they walked.From individuals to families of 10 to groups of 30, they walked.They came in all sizes, shapes and ages.They all walked in the 16th International Volksmarch over the weekend at Piney Run State Park in Eldersburg.The weekend event was sponsored by the American Volksport Association (AVA) and conducted by the Piedmont Pacers, a segment of the Westminster Recreation Council. The AVA, part of the International Vereinigen Verbund (IVV)
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,SUN STAFF | January 2, 1997
As she fastened her parka, pulled on warm gloves and walked briskly toward a trail in Columbia yesterday, Deborah Seeger had a different article of clothing on her mind:Her bathing suit."
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By PAT BRODOWSKI | August 17, 1994
Hampstead is a great place to take a walk. Languid porch fronts meet bumpers of grass that roll along sidewalks. Pots of scarlet geraniums ignite doorways and ledges.Along any street, curious bits of architectural history seem to sprout.There's a tiny log house on Carroll Street, for instance.Roy's Clock Shop, in which a museum-like array of very old timepieces surrounds the new, is housed in a fortification once a bank, once a town hall.Stand on Houcksville Road behind Eline's Funeral Home and you can watch, from above, the freight trains that thunder through town.
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By Holton F. Brown | January 13, 1995
BIKERS' DELIGHT:What's newest in the world of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles and their stock and custom accessories will be on display this weekend at the International Motorcycle Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.You can check out customized, antique and classic bikes -- road and off-road, as well. Trophies will be awarded in 13 classes in the custom bike show.The show runs from 6 p.m. to midnight today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission. Information: (301)
NEWS
September 19, 1992
LAST STOP, KOREA:The season's last ethnic festival in the city takes place today only with performances by Korean entertainers and demonstrations of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art form.But don't go to Festival Hall, a frequent ethnic festival venue. This one's several blocks north, at Hopkins Plaza. If the music doesn't steer you in the right direction, the lingering smells of food will. Tempt your taste buds with kolbi (marinated ribs), kimchi (marinated, very spicy cabbage) and mando (fried dumplings)
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October 13, 1993
Howard County police are looking for two men in connection with the armed robbery of a Jessup gas station Monday afternoon.Police said shortly before 5 p.m. two men entered the Steuart Petroleum Co. in the 7300 block of Washington Blvd. After all the customers had left, the men, one armed with a handgun, approached the cashier and demanded cash from the register.The cashier was ordered to lie on the floor as the men took an undisclosed amount of money and fled. No injuries were reported, police said.
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By Pamela Woolford and Pamela Woolford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 18, 2000
LOOKING FOR a fun way to keep fit or a family-centered weekend activity? Try volksmarching. Derived from the German term Volk, which means "people," volks- marches are 10-kilometer (6.25-mile) walking and jogging events along scenic, historic or natural areas. "It literally means `walk of the people,'" said Karen Dye, an Owen Brown resident who has participated in the sport for 17 years and is a member of the Columbia Volks- march Club. "It's noncompetitive, so you walk if you want [or]
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 17, 1999
WITH NEW YEAR'S Eve two weeks from today, many people still have not completed their planning on where and how they'll ring in 2000. But Pasadena residents Bill and Linda Hassell have their plans: They'll be walking in the new year.The Hassells will be participating in a hobby that they both love -- volksmarching. Along with several hundred others dedicated to the pastime, they will take part in Millennium Walks scheduled for Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.Linda Hassell is president of the Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarch Club, host of the Millennium Walks.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1998
Take a walking or bicycling tour, visit a railroad museum or drop off old tires at Union Bridge's annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.The festival, a fund-raiser to help pay off the new town hall mortgage, will be held at Lehigh Park on the grounds of Lehigh Portland Cement Co., 117 S. Main St.The event begins with a breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 115 Penrose St. It will include crafts and flea market sales,...
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1998
Take a walking or bicycling tour, visit a railroad museum or drop off old tires at Union Bridge's annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow.The festival, a fund-raiser to help pay off the new town hall mortgage, will be held at Lehigh Park on the grounds of Lehigh Portland Cement Co., 117 S. Main St.The event begins with a breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 115 Penrose St. It will include crafts and flea market sales,...
NEWS
By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,SUN STAFF | January 2, 1997
As she fastened her parka, pulled on warm gloves and walked briskly toward a trail in Columbia yesterday, Deborah Seeger had a different article of clothing on her mind:Her bathing suit."
NEWS
By Holton F. Brown | January 13, 1995
BIKERS' DELIGHT:What's newest in the world of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles and their stock and custom accessories will be on display this weekend at the International Motorcycle Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.You can check out customized, antique and classic bikes -- road and off-road, as well. Trophies will be awarded in 13 classes in the custom bike show.The show runs from 6 p.m. to midnight today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission. Information: (301)
NEWS
By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1998
Take a walking or bicycling tour, visit a railroad museum or drop off old tires at Union Bridge's annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.The festival, a fund-raiser to help pay off the new town hall mortgage, will be held at Lehigh Park on the grounds of Lehigh Portland Cement Co., 117 S. Main St.The event begins with a breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 115 Penrose St. It will include crafts and flea market sales,...
NEWS
By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1998
Take a walking or bicycling tour, visit a railroad museum or drop off old tires at Union Bridge's annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow.The festival, a fund-raiser to help pay off the new town hall mortgage, will be held at Lehigh Park on the grounds of Lehigh Portland Cement Co., 117 S. Main St.The event begins with a breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 115 Penrose St. It will include crafts and flea market sales,...
NEWS
By PAT BRODOWSKI | August 17, 1994
Hampstead is a great place to take a walk. Languid porch fronts meet bumpers of grass that roll along sidewalks. Pots of scarlet geraniums ignite doorways and ledges.Along any street, curious bits of architectural history seem to sprout.There's a tiny log house on Carroll Street, for instance.Roy's Clock Shop, in which a museum-like array of very old timepieces surrounds the new, is housed in a fortification once a bank, once a town hall.Stand on Houcksville Road behind Eline's Funeral Home and you can watch, from above, the freight trains that thunder through town.
NEWS
October 13, 1993
Howard County police are looking for two men in connection with the armed robbery of a Jessup gas station Monday afternoon.Police said shortly before 5 p.m. two men entered the Steuart Petroleum Co. in the 7300 block of Washington Blvd. After all the customers had left, the men, one armed with a handgun, approached the cashier and demanded cash from the register.The cashier was ordered to lie on the floor as the men took an undisclosed amount of money and fled. No injuries were reported, police said.
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