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October 1, 1997
PoliceWestminster: Employees at Westminster Elementary School told police Monday that someone threw a rock through a window. Damage was estimated at $100.Westminster: A resident of Linzee Drive told police Monday that property was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at Englar Shopping Center. The loss was estimated at $180.Pub Date: 10/01/97
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February 17, 2012
Westminster, Winfield students get lesson in energy efficiency Students at Westminster and Winfield elementary schools have been participating in the "BTU Crew" interactive program, conducted by a team of associates from Boland, an office of the Trane company. During this program, students explored how to make the buildings more energy efficient and sustainable. Students participated in hands-on lessons to discover how they can make an impact on energy efficiency and conservation while learning about green career options.
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NEWS
December 31, 1997
FireReese: Firefighters from Reese and Westminster responded to a chimney fire in the 2100 block of Sandymount Road at 4 p.m. Monday. Units were out 35 minutes.PoliceWestminster: A business on East Main Street reported Monday that someone broke a window. Damage was estimated at $300.Westminster: An employee of Westminster Elementary School reported Sunday that several windows were were damaged. Estimated loss was $450.Westminster: A Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. employee of South Hanover, Pa., reported Monday that someone removed a cellular telephone from his truck while it was parked on West Main Street.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN REPORTER | October 17, 2006
Evan Fisher Joseph Bowers, retired supervisor of Carroll County middle schools and a co-founder of the Maryland Middle School Association, died of pneumonia Thursday at Carroll Hospital Center. The Sykesville resident was 97. Mr. Bowers was born in Linwood and was raised there and on his family's farm near Westminster. He was a 1926 graduate of Westminster High School and, in 1928, the old Towson Normal School. He earned a bachelor's degree from Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, and a master's in education from the University of Maryland, College Park.
NEWS
October 8, 2000
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults to improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them: Westminster Elementary School, 811 Uniontown Road, needs volunteers to work during the school day with individual or small groups of children on reading and math. Contact: Dot Dutterer, assistant principal, 410-751- 3222. If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800 and enter code 6130.
NEWS
By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | July 15, 1994
"Say no to drugs" advises the billboard off Route 31, about four miles south of Westminster. For good measure, it shows cigarettes and marijuana as objects of rejection.The idea is advocated by many, but the design belongs strictly to 11-year-old Brendan MacDaniel.The Westminster Elementary School student beat out more than 500 other fifth-graders from 15 county elementary schools who submitted poster designs, said Westminster Patrolman 1st Class Michael Bible, the billboard project coordinator.
NEWS
June 29, 1995
POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Wimert Avenue told city police Tuesday that her front door was kicked, damaging the lock. Damage is estimated at $20.A resident of West Main Street reported to city police Tuesday that his black 1986 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 was taken. Loss was estimated at $3,000.A resident of Union Street told city police Tuesday that a girl's aqua and pink 10-speed mountain bike was taken from her back yard. Loss is estimated at $106.A worker at Westminster Elementary School on Uniontown Road reported to city police Monday that school doors and a trash bin were damaged and a window on a rear door was broken.
NEWS
July 10, 1995
POLICE* Westminster: An employee of the county school system reported to city police someone broke a window of Westminster Elementary School in the 800 block of Uniontown Road on Wednesday. A bottle was thrown through the glass and damage was estimated at $200.An official of Luskin's in 140 Village Shopping Center told city police someone shattered a large showroom window of the store Tuesday. The damage was estimated at $1,000.FIRE* Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley, Taneytown and Westminster were dispatched to a house fire on Running Brook Drive at 5:50 p.m. Thursday.
NEWS
February 9, 1993
Jump rope event lassoes funds for cardiac healthMore than 100 third-, fourth- and fifth- graders at WEstminster Elementary School recently participated in the second annual " Jump Rope for Heart" event sponsored by the American Heart Association.Students supported by pledges participated in 180 minutes of jump rope activities and earned prizes through the pledges they raised.The event also was a part of the healthy-heart unit in the stidents' physical education class. * Westminster: Units from the Westminster and New Windsor stations fought a chimney fire in a house on Old New Windsor Pike at 8:43 a.m. Sunday.
NEWS
November 17, 1997
A Westminster man was released on an unsecured $2,500 bond Thursday after he was arrested by state fire marshals on charges of setting fire to a car at a local auto repair shop in August.Paul E. Lauer, 32, of Carrollview Avenue faces charges of malicious destruction of property and first-degree malicious burning, court records show.State fire marshals said a 1979 Chevrolet Caprice was destroyed about 5: 40 a.m. Aug. 31 on the lot at Stew's Auto Service on Gorsuch Road.FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 5: 16 p.m. Thursday to a fire alarm in the 300 block of N. Center St. Units were out 25 minutes.
NEWS
By Maria Blackburn and Maria Blackburn,SUN STAFF | November 12, 2001
Westminster's Common Council is expected to approve tonight rezoning 70 acres of the former Koontz property - a move that would allow smaller residential lots and provide more open space. The former Koontz property is a 100-acre parcel along Route 140 across from the College Square shopping center on Westminster's west side. The developer, Wyndtryst Development Corp. LLC, had asked that the land be rezoned to allow smaller lots - 1/4 -acre parcels instead of 1/2 -acre lots - more open space and larger buffer zones.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | February 20, 2001
Chrystal Marie Clifford, who excelled in her college journalism studies, was beginning her career at the Towson Times. She joined the Times staff in June, compiling listings of community events and a digest of school news. Her promotion to reporter was on the horizon, her bosses said. Saturday, Miss Clifford died of injuries suffered when the car she was riding in hit a telephone pole on Frederick Road west of Catonsville. She was 22 and lived in Reisterstown. "She had all the traits you look for in a good reporter," said James S. Keat, a retired assistant managing editor of The Sun who supervised her when she was a summer intern working under the auspices of the Maryland-Delaware-D.
NEWS
October 8, 2000
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults to improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them: Westminster Elementary School, 811 Uniontown Road, needs volunteers to work during the school day with individual or small groups of children on reading and math. Contact: Dot Dutterer, assistant principal, 410-751- 3222. If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800 and enter code 6130.
NEWS
By Brenda J. Buote and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF | August 16, 2000
Carroll County Superintendent William H. Hyde, who announced his decision to retire last month, is on leave for the remainder of his contract, which ends Sept. 1. "Mr. Hyde will not be returning," said Dona Voitelle, executive assistant to the superintendent. "He is on leave." His leave began yesterday, she said. Hyde's departure is seen by many parents and school board members as the first step toward regaining public trust and putting to rest more than a year of contention surrounding mismanaged building projects.
NEWS
March 5, 2000
Committee to present school boundary proposals The Long Range Facility Planning Committee of the Board of Education will present final recommendations for boundary adjustments affecting several schools at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Westminster High School. The adjustments are necessary in anticipation of the opening of Shiloh Middle School this year, Century High School in 2001 and the new Westminster area high school in 2002. The high school is at 1225 Washington Road. Information: 410-751-3179.
NEWS
July 21, 1998
A Westminster-area boy was found guilty of auto theft charges in Carroll County juvenile court yesterday and sentenced to the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School, a facility for juvenile offenders in Baltimore County.The boy, 17, who is not being named because of his age, received a harsher sentence because he had been charged in March in connection with a quantity of explosives found in a wooded area of Bennett Cerf Park behind Random House in Westminster.About 60 explosive devices also were in the youth's home, and his father also was charged, according to court records.
NEWS
February 16, 1992
Name: Harry T. FogleHonored by The Carroll County Sun for: his appointment as supervisor of special education for Carroll schoolsAge: 42Residence; hometown: WestminsterEducation: Bachelor's degree in physical education and health from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va.; master's degree with an emphasis on administration and special education from Western Maryland College; doctorate in educational administration from Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Family: Wife: Lorraine, an economics teacher at West Middle School; daughter, Amanda, 11, a fifth-grader at Westminster Elementary SchoolPlace of worship: New Life Four Square Gospel Church, WestminsterActivities/hobbies: Golf, community organizations, Bible studygroup at churchAccomplishments: Recent appointment was an accomplishment he "had hoped for for a long time"; publication of educationarticles; marrying his wife, who was his high school sweetheartRecipient's comments: "I feel very humbled and overwhelmed by the appointment.
NEWS
December 31, 1997
FireReese: Firefighters from Reese and Westminster responded to a chimney fire in the 2100 block of Sandymount Road at 4 p.m. Monday. Units were out 35 minutes.PoliceWestminster: A business on East Main Street reported Monday that someone broke a window. Damage was estimated at $300.Westminster: An employee of Westminster Elementary School reported Sunday that several windows were were damaged. Estimated loss was $450.Westminster: A Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. employee of South Hanover, Pa., reported Monday that someone removed a cellular telephone from his truck while it was parked on West Main Street.
NEWS
November 17, 1997
A Westminster man was released on an unsecured $2,500 bond Thursday after he was arrested by state fire marshals on charges of setting fire to a car at a local auto repair shop in August.Paul E. Lauer, 32, of Carrollview Avenue faces charges of malicious destruction of property and first-degree malicious burning, court records show.State fire marshals said a 1979 Chevrolet Caprice was destroyed about 5: 40 a.m. Aug. 31 on the lot at Stew's Auto Service on Gorsuch Road.FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 5: 16 p.m. Thursday to a fire alarm in the 300 block of N. Center St. Units were out 25 minutes.
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