August 24, 1993
Two men, including a double-amputee, burned to death yesterday when a Cadillac exploded after its gas tank ruptured in a collision with another car, Baltimore police said.Killed were John Anthony Vogel, 70, of the 4100 block of Balfern Ave., and a front-seat passenger in his car, Albert Delorenzo, 83, of the 3100 block of Acton Road, police said. The two men were friends, and Mr. Vogel picked up Mr. Delorenzo, a double amputee below the knees, to give him rides, police said.The collision occurred about 2:55 p.m. at White and Walther avenues in Northeast Baltimore.
June 2, 1991
Here's what to look out for if you're traveling in the Baltimore metropolitan area this week. The list of highway projects includes only newly announced work, not continuing construction, which is extensive on several highways, including Interstate 95, U.S. 50/301 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.New highway projectsThe bridge carrying U.S. 11 over the Potomac River must be closed from tomorrow until July 3 for urgent repairs, the State Highway Administration announced. A 7.3-mile detour using Route 68 (Conococheague Street)
January 5, 2007
Bookkeeper charged with stealing funds A federal grand jury in Baltimore yesterday indicted a 33-year-old bookkeeper from Silver Spring on charges that he stole more than $100,000 from the companies where he worked on a temporary basis. According to the indictment and other court documents, Raheim Jackson worked as a temporary bookkeeper or financial officer at several area companies, including the Rosen Group in Baltimore and Maxim Healthcare Services, which in Columbia.
August 25, 2005
For 22 years, crowds have danced and sweat to live shows inside the club at 8-10 E. Cross St. In that time, a handful of owners have torn it down, built it back and changed its name. While so much has altered aesthetically, the venue's mission to showcase local and national acts on the cusp of hitting it big is still intact. On Sept. 1, the club will change again, from the Funk Box to the 8x10 Club. Business owner Tim Walther made the call, which is both a nod to the venue's past and a move he hopes will attract a more diverse lineup.
April 29, 1997
Lorraine Walther's house teemed with people this past weekend. Some were scraping paint off of her second-story windowsills, others were sanding putty on her kitchen floor and still more were installing new gutters around the roof.And as the sunny morning progressed, all the renovations that Walther had wanted for months were quickly completed.Walther's was one of 32 Howard County homes that were renovated as part of Saturday's sixth annual Christmas in April, a day when volunteer groups worked on improving the safety and independence of low-income homeowners.
September 1, 2007
A Crownsville yearbook salesman pleaded guilty yesterday to bilking several high schools and colleges, including the Naval Academy, out of more than $400,000. Joseph M. Wenzl, 40, admitted to a scheme in which he negotiated highly discounted prices with the publisher, charged the schools the full retail price and pocketed the difference, according to U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein. He pleaded guilty to federal mail-fraud charges in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore yesterday and will be sentenced Jan. 4. He could receive a maximum of five years in prison.
May 25, 2004
On May 24, 2004, JOHN H., beloved husband of the late Anne L. Fetherston (nee Busch). The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road) Timonium-Cockeysville on Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M AND in the Chapel at Oak Crest Village, 8820 Walther Boulevard, Parkville on Thursday, May 27, 10 to 11 A. M at which time funeral services will be celebrated. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
March 18, 2007
On March 15, 2007, W. SCOTT PAYNE, beloved husband of Barbara R. Payne (nee Reid), devoted father of Judith P. Belland and her husband Robert, Patricia Dominguez and her husband Carlos, loving grandfather of Dylan Gallegos and Christina Jones; dear brother of the late Mary Mullins. A memorial service will be held at the Oak Crest Chapel on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at 10:30 A.M. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Oak Crest Scholarship fund, 8820 Walther Boulevard, Parkville, Maryland, 21234.
September 27, 1999
BRANDYWINE -- Moments before, thousands of feet had been stepping to the sounds of jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker. Now, after nearly two days of virtually non-stop funk, jazz, bluegrass and reggae-inspired jam, quiet has finally settled over Wilmer's Park.But before they head back to their tents in the nearby woods early Sunday morning, revelers at the Autumn Equinox Music Festival, like Ana Rodriguez, 17, and Susan Asay, 19, of Centreville, Va., bend down in unison to pick up small pieces of litter clinging to the trampled grass.
March 18, 1993
North Carroll General names jobs managerKaren Lynn Brien has been named employment manager at North Arundel Hospital.Previously an assistant personnel manager at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, Ms. Brien will be responsible for overseeing employment and recruitment at North Arundel.She will also help with labor relations and compensation issues.LaCrista chief honored in enterprise contestLinda Collison, president of LaCrista Inc., a manufacturer of natural skin products, has received top honors for the state in the Blue Chip Enterprise Initiative, an annual national contest that recognizes enterprise and initiative.