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By Angela Winter Ney and Angela Winter Ney,Staff Writer | February 28, 1993
D-Day neared last week at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, and people were happy.One man leaned from a ladder to dust the cross in the church's new sanctuary, in preparation for Dedication Day this morning. Other church members moved chairs from the old sanctuary into the new 575-seat sanctuary. They moved the grand piano over. They cleaned.After months of crowding into makeshift rooms, the 2,000-member congregation can finally stretch and enjoy its view."It's wonderful!" rejoiced Elsie Wilson, church secretary for 25 years.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2014
When Severn resident Joan M.E. Gaither was born nearly 70 years ago, the word "negro" was printed on her birth certificate. Gaither, an artist and retired educator, says she has channeled the hurt and humiliation she has endured from racism over the years into something positive - namely, her narrative quilt pieces, in which she aims to show the legacies and contributions of African-Americans and denounce the idea of racial segregation. "When I should die, I don't even care if my name is on my grave," she said.
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April 22, 2005
Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church will exhibit drawings and paintings in the exhibit Gifts of Good Pleasure in its gallery through May 8, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. The artists, Nancy Saarlas and Sharon West, have included traditional watercolor studies along with pen-and-ink drawings in this exhibit. Saarlas holds multiple degrees in fine arts from the University of Illinois. She is resuming her fine arts career after devoting the past 25 years to the church. West, who is employed by First Horizon Home Loans as a real estate manager for the Northeast and New England regions, lives in Severna Park.
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By From Sun news services | April 4, 2010
And your likely Kentucky Derby favorite is ... Eskendereya, the overpowering winner of the $750,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct in New York. Drawing away from a strong field in the stretch, Eskendereya pulled off a second straight blowout in a major Derby prep Saturday to state his case as the horse to beat on the first Saturday in May. And that would be fine with Todd Pletcher, the trainer who has won just about every race you can think of...
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By Robert Lee and Robert Lee,Staff writer | September 25, 1990
Up against a stained glass barrier, the congregation of the Woods Memorial Presbyterian church overwhelmingly has approved a proposal to move ahead with a 10-year, $6 million expansion project.The vote Sunday by 400 attending members of the 1,800-person congregation gave the go-ahead for a 28,000-square-foot addition -- including a 550-seat sanctuary -- in three phases over the next 10 years."We are just absolutely cramped beyond belief," Associate Pastor Timothy Stern said in an office below the present 340-seat sanctuary.
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August 23, 1993
Presbyterians aiding flood victimsLed by Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, several Presbyterian USA churches in the county are raising money for flood relief in the Midwest.The money is being sent to the Presbyterian World Services Office in Louisville, Ky., where it will be channeled to needy areas.To contribute, send a check marked for the relief project to Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park 21146.
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March 29, 2005
On March 28, 2005 BEVERLY R. JONES of Millersville, MD beloved wife of Paul A. Jones; devoted mother of Amy Buxton and Barbara Gusmer; devoted grandmother of Rachel Buxton and Grace Buxton. Funeral services will be held at Woods Presbyterian Church on Friday, April 1, 2005 at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be held at Woods Memorial Church Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Hwy., Annapolis, MD 21401, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church Severna Park, MD or Huntington's Disease Society of America, 158 West 29th St. 7th Flr., New York, NY 10001-5300.
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December 29, 2004
On December 24, 2004 EDNA LINTHICUM of Severna Park, MD., beloved wife of Robert C. Linthicum, loving mother of Charles Linthicum and Robert Linthicum, Jr., devoted grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to BARRANCO & SONS P.A. SEVERNA PARK FUNERAL HOME, Ritchie Hwy. at Robinson Rd., on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Wednesday 11 A.M. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
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March 20, 2005
On March 17, 2005, KATHARINE "KITTY" BROWN HOW of Annapolis; devoted wife of the late Edward King How; loving mother of Suzanne Troutman, Janet Accardo and Edward How, Jr.; beloved grandmother to six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers Fletcher and Henry Brown. A memorial service will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church on Tuesday at 2:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 B&A Blvd, SP 21146.
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October 31, 1995
The Mago Vista Area Civic Association will hold a Community Fall Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.Meet at the Belvedere Elementary School parking lot, 360 Broadwater Road, Arnold. Wear comfortable clothes and bring gloves.Information: 647-3417.5 area soloists to sing at Woods MemorialWoods Memorial Presbyterian Church will present a concert Sunday by five local soloists.The free 4 p.m. concert features soprano Marty Clayton, mezzo-soprano Margie Weidneer, contralto Nancy Bishop, tenor Tom Magette and baritone Bob Kennedy.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,SUN REPORTER | April 6, 2008
SOUTH OZONE PARK, N.Y. -- J Be K was recognized as the fastest horse in the Grade III, $150,000 Bay Shore Stakes yesterday at Aqueduct Racetrack and proved it over the seven-furlong race, leading from start to finish. But while other horses fell further behind the streaking son of Silver Deputy, Gattopardo, the Laurel Park-based 3-year-old kept digging, climbing from fourth to second, five lengths back. "I couldn't sleep last night, I was so excited about this race," said Gattopardo's owner Mike Ueltzen.
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By Arlene Baker | August 17, 2007
Oakwood Wesleyan to have movie night Oakwood Wesleyan Church, 505 Oakwood Station Road in Glen Burnie, will have a community movie night, featuring the movie National Treasure, at dusk today. This family-oriented event will include refreshments. Participants should bring lawn chairs and blankets. Information: 410-761-4530. Peach Festival opens today The Lutheran Women's Missionary League will hold its annual Peach Festival from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena.
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February 19, 2007
On February 15, 2007, EUGENIA M. DAUGHERTY; beloved wife of William E. Daugherty; loving mother of Susan Cahill; dear sister of Emily Rusinek; devoted grandmother of Erin Kennedy and Cristin Cahill; great-grandmother of Garrett Forhman, James Kennedy and Daniel Kennedy. A Memorial Service will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park, on Thursday at 1 P.M. Donations may be made to Gift Memorial Fund at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
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February 15, 2006
On February 9, 2006 WILLIAM DOUGLAS ANDREW of Pasadena. Beloved father of Ben Andrew; devoted brother to Karen Ann Andrew; also survived by his former wife Mary Andrew, and his companion of five years Sandy Wilde. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Capital Campaign, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD 21146. For more information please visit www.barrancofuneralhome.
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February 4, 2006
On February 2, 2006, WILLIAM R. HUDDLESTON, JR., of Severna Park, MD; husband of Ellen Barrie Huddleston; father of Emily Huddleston and William; brother of Susan Fisher and Thomas Huddleston. Also survived by seven nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, MD, Tuesday, February 7, 4 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Huddleston's name to Woods Work Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146.
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September 29, 2005
On September 27, 2005, FRANCIS "Fritz" JAMES HOLTZNER; beloved husband of the late Rosemary Holtzner (nee Daniel); devoted father of Charlie, Lou and Frannie Holtzner; loving grandfather of three and great-grandfather of three. Friends may call at the CVACH/ROSEDALE FUNERAL HOME, 1211 Chesaco Avenue, for a memorial gathering, Friday 6 to 7 P.M. Memorial Service to follow. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory to American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, PO Box 43025, Baltimore, MD 21236-0025.
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February 19, 2007
On February 15, 2007, EUGENIA M. DAUGHERTY; beloved wife of William E. Daugherty; loving mother of Susan Cahill; dear sister of Emily Rusinek; devoted grandmother of Erin Kennedy and Cristin Cahill; great-grandmother of Garrett Forhman, James Kennedy and Daniel Kennedy. A Memorial Service will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park, on Thursday at 1 P.M. Donations may be made to Gift Memorial Fund at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
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