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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:55
Sollers Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s Sollers Point branch,
323 Sollers Pt. Rd. (Info: 410-887-2485)
 
 
•   Superhero Saturday for patrons of all ages meets every Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call the library for titles and ratings. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Holiday closure: All Baltimore County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in honor of Labor Day.
•   Teen Tuesdays for youths age 11 to 17 meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. for crafts and activities.
•   Board Game Day for youths ages 6 to 16 meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. Games and snacks provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Tech 10, basic technology skills for patrons age 13 and older, meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call the library for details.
•   Wii kids gaming for youths ages 5 to 11 meets Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Xbox teen gaming meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. 
•   Wii teen gaming meets Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
•   Lego Fun for youths 6 to 12 meets Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supplies provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Boosters Story Time for infants and toddlers ages 23 months and younger with an adult meets Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Activities include movement, rhymes, stories and music, followed by play time. Registration required.
 
 
 
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 
 
•   Intro to the Internet for patrons ages 13 and older meets Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
•   Computer know-how, an introductory class for patrons ages 13 and older, is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Registration required. 
•   Paws to Read,  a reading session with a trained Pets on Wheels dog for youths ages 6 to 12, meets Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Firefighter meet-and-greet for patrons of all ages, with fire truck tour and equipment demonstrations, Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Holiday closure: All Baltimore County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in honor of Labor Day.
•   “Up in Smoke” smoking cessation program, sponsored by the Baltimore County Health Department, meets Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 3 to Oct. 8. The program is free and includes nicotine patches, gum and lozenges. Registration is required; call the library or visit www.bcpl.info/hours-locations/north-point.
•   Introduction to the Internet, Part III for advanced skills meets Thursday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
•   For Youth by Youth, a practical guide for teenage living for youths ages 11 to 17, meets Thursdays at 4 p.m.
•   One-on-One computer help is available for setting up e-mail accounts, online applications and more, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Story Time for toddlers 23 months and younger with an adult meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and rhyming, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Thursday Knit and Stitch, a drop-in knitting and crocheting group for patrons ages 13 and older meets every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your own projects or get ideas from the library’s large selection of craft books. This is not a class, but group leader Paula Dixon can answer basic questions.
•   Computer Room for independent work in a quiet environment for patrons ages 13 and older is open Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. A library card is required.
 
 
AARP New York trip to 9-11 Museum set for Sept. 12
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 11:15
     AARP is sponsoring a trip to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on Friday, Sept. 12. The trip includes shopping at the South Street Seaport and dinner at Mastori’s Restaurant.
    The cost for the museum and dinner is $112. The bus leaves the Dundalk Moose parking, 2800 Sollers Point Road, at 7:15 a.m. and returns at 11 p.m. For more information, call Karen Cruz at 410-285-7399.
 
ROLL CALL
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 11:14
U.S. Army Pvt. Allen D. Hawkins has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
    Hawkins is the grandson of Doris Adams of Columbia. He is a 2006 graduate of Dundalk High School.
 
60 years together
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 11:13

Joe and Charlotte Frank will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. The longtime Edgemere residents are active in their community. They have three children — Cindy Frank-Petrey, Joe Frank Jr. and Virginia “Ginny” Frank-Andreasik — and seven grandchildren.

 
Eastern Stainless Steel reunion set for Sept. 7
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:32
The 14th annual reunion of former Eastern Stainless Steel employees will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Hawks Pleasure Club, 430 Riverside Drive in Essex. Food, soda, beer and wine will be served.
    Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the door or by calling Len Carons at 410-687-8574.
 
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