October 16, 2000
In Baltimore County Reisterstown man is promoted to major general WASHINGTON - Brig. Gen. H. Steven Blum of Reisterstown, commander of the Army National Guard's 29th Infantry Division (Light), was promoted to major general here yesterday. Blum, who has served in the Army for 32 years, received his second star in a ceremony at the National Guard Association of the United States Building. A lifelong resident of the Pikesville-Reisterstown area, he is preparing the division to assume command of Task Force Eagle in Bosnia in a year.
March 7, 1993
Towson State University's Office of Minority Affairs is honoring 10 men and women during Black Heritage Month with the Distinguished Black Marylanders Award: Wendell G. Wright, executive director, the Lois J. Wright Memorial Concert Series; Evelyn T. Chatmon, assistant superintendent, Baltimore County public schools; Idell Pugh, retired administrator, Baltimore public schools; Martha Allen, educator and community activist; Marcella Holland, an assistant state's...
June 11, 2000
Carroll Community College gives awards at graduation Carroll Community College presented several awards during commencement exercises last month. Rebecca Harman of New Windsor was awarded an honorary doctorate of public service for her efforts on behalf of the college and in her community. She was one of the first people to contribute $2,500 to the college's endowment fund and recently gave the college a large doll collection for the Learning Resources Center. Harman is a retired schoolteacher and a New Windsor Town Council member.
November 18, 1992
Spalding High Class of 1995 has food driveThe Archbishop Spalding High School Class of 1995 recently conducted a food drive that netted a van full of food, toiletries and clothing for its adopted charity, Sarah's House shelter at Fort Meade.The class project involved coordinating pick-up sites and delivering the goods to the shelter.Student coordinators for the drive were Jen Andylof, Stacey Seitz, Erika Shephard, Nicole Stodard, Cara Tracey, Nicole Trumpler, Michele Wozar and Dennise Yingling.
March 20, 2005
Edgewood pupil chosen to attend leadership event Amanda Merlock, a sixth-grader at Edgewood Middle School, has been selected to join 200 other pupils from throughout the United States at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington from April 23 to April 28, conference organizers announced last week. The conference, organized on the theme of "The Legacy of American Leadership," stresses the tradition of leadership in American history. Students will meet congressional staff members on Capitol Hill and visit historic national landmarks including Colonial Williamsburg.
November 10, 1991
Danielle Barbour, of Forest Hill, was selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference, being conducted through today in Washington.Having demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and citizenship, Danielle is among 350 outstanding high school students from across the nation at the conference, which is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.Highlights of Danielle's week in Washington have included a paneldiscussion led by prominent journalists at the National Press Club and remarks from members of Congress on the floor of the U.S. House ofRepresentatives.
March 1, 1994
Kelly Naylor's Milky Way is more than stars. Hers is the "Amateur Athletic Union/Mars Milky Way High School All American Award," which she earned through dedication and hard work.Kelly, an Oakland Mills High School senior, is one of two Maryland Regional recipients and one of eight national recipients chosen by a panel of Olympians, educators and community service achievers.Kelly, her parents, Kathleen and Richard, and a representative from Oakland Mills will be present when she will receive a $10,000 college scholarship at ceremonies in New York City, April 24. But wait, it can get better.
June 15, 1995
Happy Father's Day. Some of the dads in our area have plenty to crow about this spring, as young adults from our area graduate and move on with their lives.Twenty seniors graduated in an ceremony Friday at Glenelg Country School. Festive events led to graduation: Seniors had breakfast May 19 with the school trustees at the lovely French country restaurant Tersiguel's, a school business partner, in Ellicott City.Juniors joined seniors for a prom aboard the Harbor Belle May 20. May 25 juniors and seniors enjoyed a cookout at the school with Headmaster Ryland O. Chapman.
November 16, 2001
Kiwanis Club of Mount Airy will hold a pancake breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon tomorrow in the fellowship hall of Calvary United Methodist Church. The menu includes pancakes, eggs cooked to order, sausage and beverages. The cost is $4, $2 for children ages 6 to 12. Proceeds will benefit the Vauk/Ruth scholarship fund. The church is at 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy. Information: 301-831-5919. Lasagna dinner today at St. Paul's Church St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold its annual lasagna dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the church hall.
January 3, 1995
Todd Singleton used to think about playing college basketball at a school like Yale or Cornell, but never at a national power such as Duke. His impeccable academic standing at Old Mill could get him into any of those schools.As for basketball, Singleton, who played two years of varsity at Old Mill and averaged 10.0 points and 6.5 rebounds for the 12-9 Patriots his senior year, says, "When I decided on Duke, I pretty much reserved myself to playing rec ball, playground ball around Durham [N.C.