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By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas and Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 20, 1995
HAPPY Thanksgiving! Remember to take time this week to be thankful and count your many blessings.The Ministerial Alliance in Brooklyn-Curtis Bay will sponsor a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave. Everyone is invited.The alliance also will sponsor a community worship service at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave. at Third Street.The Rev. John Cooper, assistant pastor of the Brooklyn Church of the Nazarene, will preach; other clergy will participate.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | February 3, 2010
Dr. Russel E. Kacher, a former longtime English and philosophy professor who had taught at Anne Arundel Community College, died Jan. 26 of cancer at his St. Michaels home. He was 67. Dr. Kacher, the son of a Bendix draftsman and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised on Moyer Avenue in Parkville. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1960, he earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1964 from what is now Towson University. Dr. Kacher earned his master's and doctoral degrees in English from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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By Darren M. Allen and Darren M. Allen,Staff writer | June 23, 1991
Keeping an unregistered car on your property in Carroll County couldget you charged as an illegal junkyard operator.Despite losing arecent Circuit Court case against a South Carroll couple charged with violating the county's zoning ordinance, zoning officials continue to enforce a 1978 law classifying unregistered cars as junkyards."
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By Scott Calvert and Scott Calvert,SUN STAFF | July 16, 2002
Its critics cheered when the lights went out at the Tunnel, a downtown nightclub that police said has been a magnet for violence. But the Eutaw Street club probably won't stay dark for long. The Tunnel, closed by the city last month for zoning violations, could reopen soon, said city officials and the club's lawyer. Club owner Jay A. Benjamin has submitted paperwork to correct its zoning status and could be back in business within days if the club passes new building inspections, officials said.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | July 6, 2002
The Tunnel, a troubled downtown Baltimore nightclub long criticized by police for attracting violence, has been forced to shut its doors after city inspectors determined it was violating zoning regulations, officials said yesterday. Acting on complaints from the mayor's office and City Council members, zoning officials said they inspected the club - in the 300 block of N. Eutaw St. - on June 28 and found it was violating its "banquet hall" zoning designation. The violations were that the Tunnel was charging admission and operating as a nightclub, said Michael Savino, city superintendent for zoning enforcement.
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By Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Sun Staff Writer | April 11, 1994
The patrons show up in the parking lot under the harsh glare of mercury vapor lights. Some carry six-packs, some cradle fifths of liquor.Club 101 and Club Manhattan are ready for business. It's 2 a.m. and party time for those who just can't stop partying.The two after-hours clubs, in a small business park off Joppa Road at Orchard Tree Lane in Towson, are the first of their kind in Baltimore County.Neighbors and county officials are trying to figure out how to deal with the operations -- which appear to fall through the cracks of the county's regulations -- as well as an ownership muddle that makes it hard to figure out who's in charge of them.
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July 7, 1993
Firefighters seek more training spaceCarroll's volunteer firefighters need more classroom space for training programs, Director of General Services J. Michael Evans told the county commissioners yesterday.The commissioners gave Mr. Evans permission to consider renting or buying two modular buildings with a total of six classrooms. The Board of Education has no spare modular buildings for the firefighters to use, he said.Mr. Evans said he did not know how much it would cost to rent or buy modular buildings.
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By Ann LoLordo | October 26, 1990
The lawyers debating the legality of 1,300 billboards in Baltimore had just finished their arguments Wednesday. And as Circuit Judge Joseph H. H. Kaplan leaned back in his chair, Sylvia Fulwood leaned forward in her seat."
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January 28, 1994
Carroll County's Environmental Affairs Advisory Board will assess the environmental impact of a developer's request to increase housing density on a 205-acre farm near Eldersburg.The board reviewed Carroll Development Associates' rezoning request for the Belt Farm east of Linton Road at a meeting Wednesday. But board members said they needed to review reports on the plan before giving an assessment to the county planning commission.The planning commission gives recommendations on rezoning requests to the county commissioners, who make the final decision.
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