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.
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.
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...
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 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 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.
May 19, 1995
Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. of New Windsor is making national news tomorrow. He will deliver political commentary on C-SPAN's "Saturday Journal."Although the 26-year-old Republican mayor of Carroll County's smallest town never shies away from the issues, it is his youth, and not any seething controversy, that earned him a call from Washington."
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.
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.
January 24, 2000
IT WAS A PERFECT winter day. The kids rode sleds down hills through the cushiony snow, kicking up spray. Thursday was a day to be out in the soft, clean weather, lungs filled with sharp air, heart flying. Gleaming-white winter days are rare in our neck of the woods. But when Catonsville resident Joseph S. Cugle Jr. was young, snow was with us all season. "It always seemed like it started snowing [at] Thanksgiving and snow stayed on the ground till March," he says. "Everybody had chains.