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October 4, 1991
A man was shot to death last night in the first block of Brubar Court in Woodmoor.Police said the victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives, died about 9:30 p.m. at Sinai Hospital of two gunshot wounds to the upper chest.Police said they had no motive for the shooting and no suspects.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2013
Woodmoor Elementary School in Lochearn was placed on lockdown briefly Monday after a 14-year-old boy was spotted with a BB gun outside the school, Baltimore County police said. School officials put the building at 3200 Elba Drive on lockdown shortly before 4 p.m., after classes were over for the day, said Cpl. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman. "At no point was the school threatened," Batton said. The boy had discussed the gun with some girls near the school as he waited for his little brother, she said.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | January 25, 2000
Police, community and county leaders gathered in Woodmoor yesterday to open the county's newest Police Athletic League center, a facility that officials hope will help curb juvenile crime. "We are giving an alternative to some of the things happening in the street," County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. "We must capture our youth and give them the opportunity." The center cost $1.2 million, with the cost being split by the county and the state.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2011
Baltimore County Police have identified the homicide victim found on the lawn of a Woodlawn home Tuesday. Ronald Thomas Givens, 55, a resident of the 3400 block of Woodmoor Road, lived about a block from where police, responding to a call at 7:19 a.m., discovered his body. Police said they are not releasing details on Givens' injuries to protect the investigation, but they are asking for the public's assistance. Anyone with additional information about the victim or his recent whereabouts should call 410-307-2020.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 17, 1996
A 15-year-old from western Baltimore County pleaded guilty yesterday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to second-degree murder in the slaying of John C. Robinson, 46, on March 12.The teen-ager, Michael A. Morrisey, could face a 30-year prison term when he is sentenced Jan. 13.Robinson, who lived in the 6900 block of Brightway Place in Woodmoor, was near Lantern Hills Drive at Aurora Lane in Woodmoor when Morrisey and Keon Tobin, 19, of the 3400 block of...
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By Charles Belfoure and Charles Belfoure,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 29, 1998
In his 13 years as pastor of the Epworth United Methodist Chapel, the Rev. Horace L. Wallace has seen what pride of homeownership means to the people who live in Woodmoor."
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,SUN STAFF | April 23, 1996
Woodmoor Shopping Center on Liberty Road is not considered a high-crime area, and residents from surrounding communities celebrated the opening of a Citizens-on-Patrol center there yesterday to keep it that way.The second-floor patrol center, which includes a police substation, takes up a 900-square-foot office -- a remodeled dental office leased to community organizations for $1 a year by Honolulu Ltd., which owns the Woodmoor and nearby Liberty Crest shopping...
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | May 19, 1992
The woman serving 30 years for kidnapping a baby from his mother's room at Sinai Hospital in 1989 tried unsuccessfully yesterday to win an appeal of her conviction in Baltimore Circuit Court.Karleane Wilkinson, a native of Jamaica, was arrested Nov. 16, 1989, at her home near Woodmoor -- with the missing Avery Norris. The boy, then 2 days old, disappeared Sept. 21, 1989, after a woman dressed as a nurse told his mother she was taking him to a hospital nursery, city police said.A jury convicted Wilkinson of kidnapping a child younger than 16, and she received the maximum sentence from Judge Joseph I. Pines in April 1990.
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By STAFF REPORT | May 7, 1996
Three teen-agers were charged as adults with first-degree murder yesterday in the shooting of John Charles Robinson, 45, during a robbery attempt as the victim walked near his Woodmoor apartment March 21, Baltimore County police said.Arrested at their homes in the neighboring Woodmoor and Haywood Heights areas were Ronald Larnell Hutchins, 16, of the 6100 block of Talles Road, and Michael Anthony Morrisey, 15, of the 3100 block of Fairview Road. The other suspect, Keon Tobin, 18, whose address was not available, already was jailed in an unrelated case.
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | July 20, 1995
Sid Mandel's Deli is gone now, the french fries and gravy momentarily replaced by dust and rubble that workmen are converting to a hair salon. The old Food Fair has become a Super Pride with a poster out front that says it honors a government food program. Read's Drug Store is now a Rite-Aid with a security camera inside the front door.This is Woodmoor Shopping Center on Liberty Road in northwest Baltimore County after its much-trumpeted and long-overdue face lift designed to change a whole community's perception of itself.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | March 8, 2010
Sidney "Sid" Mandell, the gregarious former owner of a large, New York-style Woodmoor kosher delicatessen that for decades served up juicy, hot pastrami and corned beef sandwiches and was known for its famous "Mandell's Four by Four," died Tuesday in his sleep at his son's Stevenson home. He was 93. Mr. Mandell, the son of immigrant parents from Austria and Russia, was raised on Bond Street in East Baltimore. "They were difficult times and the family, as most immigrants, lived in cramped quarters with bare necessities," said his son, Steve Mandell.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | October 7, 2003
A 16-year-old Baltimore boy has been charged with fatally stabbing a Woodmoor teen-ager Sept. 27 as a late-night party attended by about 200 people was breaking up, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Devin Dante Smith of the 600 block of N. Montford Ave. was being held without bail yesterday at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Smith is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Evan Hardy of the 3300 block of Fairview Road. Hardy was found by police lying on the ground in the 1900 block of Featherbed Lane bleeding from several stab wounds.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 29, 2003
A 17-year-old Woodmoor youth was stabbed to death late Saturday after leaving a party attended by about 200 people, Baltimore County police reported yesterday. During the party at a house in the 1900 block of Featherbed Lane near Woodlawn, police received several calls reporting arguments and noise that, over several hours, brought more than a dozen police to the dwelling, said Bill Toohey, a police spokesman. Toohey said the partygoers - ranging in age from 11 to the early 20s - cooperated for the most part with officers' requests to reduce the noise.
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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | January 25, 2000
Police, community and county leaders gathered in Woodmoor yesterday to open the county's newest Police Athletic League center, a facility that officials hope will help curb juvenile crime. "We are giving an alternative to some of the things happening in the street," County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. "We must capture our youth and give them the opportunity." The center cost $1.2 million, with the cost being split by the county and the state.
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By From staff reports | May 20, 1999
In Baltimore CountySchool board OKs starting classes after Labor DayTOWSON -- The county school board approved a calendar this week for the 2000-2001 school year that calls for classes to begin after Labor Day, the school system's first post-Labor Day opening since 1994.The 2000-2001 school year will begin Sept. 5, 2000, and classes are scheduled to end June 22, 2001 -- though that date could change depending on the severity of winter weather. The later starting date comes as a result of a new board policy to begin classes after Labor Day when the holiday falls on or before Sept.
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By Charles Belfoure and Charles Belfoure,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 29, 1998
In his 13 years as pastor of the Epworth United Methodist Chapel, the Rev. Horace L. Wallace has seen what pride of homeownership means to the people who live in Woodmoor."
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By Maryalice Yakutchik and Maryalice Yakutchik,Contributing Writer | November 21, 1993
For years, the dilapidated Woodmoor Shopping Center stood in marked contrast to the neatly kept homes in the neighborhood just behind it."If you looked at it, you would have thought, I wouldn't want to live in this neighborhood," said Joan McCain, who moved two years ago with her husband, Glenn, from a Mount Washington apartment to Doycron Court."
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By Elaine Tassy and Elaine Tassy,Sun Staff Writer | June 29, 1995
Until April, Woodmoor Shopping Center was blighted with potholes, trash and cracked sidewalks. Its sign was more than 30 years old, the area was poorly lighted and the parking lot was a mess.Everett Kerr, who manages the North Star Book Store there, said he knew area residents who wouldn't shop at Woodmoor, and he summed the place up in a word: "Horrid."But after Baltimore County and the shopping center owner invested a combined $1 million, the property at Liberty and Essex roads has taken on a fresh look.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,SUN STAFF | July 27, 1998
The Woodmoor Elementary School students who go bowling at the AMF Rolling Road Lanes in Catonsville each week this summer are getting some exercise and staying out of the heat -- but there's more to it than that.While these 7- to 11-year-olds knock down pins and eat popcorn, social worker Kim Morrill is keeping score -- in more ways than one.Morrill is one of six school-based social workers who continue working with students during summer recess, part of the county's 2-year-old School Link Family Services program designed to help troubled children and their families.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 17, 1996
A 15-year-old from western Baltimore County pleaded guilty yesterday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to second-degree murder in the slaying of John C. Robinson, 46, on March 12.The teen-ager, Michael A. Morrisey, could face a 30-year prison term when he is sentenced Jan. 13.Robinson, who lived in the 6900 block of Brightway Place in Woodmoor, was near Lantern Hills Drive at Aurora Lane in Woodmoor when Morrisey and Keon Tobin, 19, of the 3400 block of...
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