Briefs
50 years of marriage
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:57


Denny and Carol Urbach of North Boundary Road recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Las Vegas. They were married April 4, 1964 at St. Rita Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Urbach, son of the late Albert and Alma Urbach, is retired from Lucent Technologies. Mrs. Urbach is the daughter of the late William and Alma Price. They have two children, Denise Caravello and J.D. Urbach, and four grandchildren.

 
Dundalk Art Show and sale set for May 17 in Veterans Park
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:56
    The Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society and the Dundalk-Eastfield Recreation Council will sponsor the 48th annual Dundalk Art Show and Sale, Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Veterans Park. The rain date is Sunday, May 18.
    The show is open to both professional and non-professional artists in the art, sculpture, photography, graphic arts and crafts categories.  
    Seniors, students and schools are encouraged to submit entries. Artwork will be judged and monetary prizes and ribbons awarded. To submit artwork, or for more information, call 410-284-2331.
 
SCHOOL NEWS
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:41
    The Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts senior theatre’s production of Doctor Death, a zany comedy with extreme characters, will be performed Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. at the school’s Black Box Theatre, 8100 Wise Ave.
    Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 410-887-7060, ext. 269 or e-mail kcarlson@bcps.org.

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    The Baltimore County Board of Education will hold its next public meeting on Tuesday, April 22, at the Dundalk High School–Sollers Point Technical High School campus, 1901 Delvale Ave. The Building and Contracts Committee will meet at 3:15 p.m. in the school auditorium, followed by a convening of the full board at 4:15 p.m. Topics of discussion include upcoming school board association events and other matters. The board’s annual Spring Recognition Ceremony will be held in the auditorium from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The meeting resumes at 7 p.m.
    The public is welcome to attend. Meetings are live-streamed at www.bcps.org.

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    Applications for the Baltimore County Public Schools Scholarship Loan Program are now available for high school seniors intending to pursue professional teaching careers in mathematics, science, special education, technology education and world languages. The program offers successful applicants a loan scholarship worth $4,000 per year for up to four years. Yearly renewal of awards are automatic, pending transcript verification of grade point average and full-time status. The award may be used for tuition, fees, books and education supplies.
    Qualifying applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.80, submit an application consisting of student information, a personal résumé, letters of recommendation and an essay. Once accepted, recipients must sign a promissory note agreeing to teach one year full time in a county school for each year of the award; enroll full time in an approved teacher education program at a Maryland institution; maintain state residency and begin employment within six months of college graduation.
    Interested students can obtain scholarship loan program brochures and applications from their school counselor or by visiting www.bcps.org/students/pdf/ScholarshipLoanFlyer.pdf and www.bcps.org/students/pdf/scholarshipApplication.pdf. Applications are due by Friday, April 25. Scholarship recipients will be notified by Monday, May 5.

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    Stevenson University students Daniel Scotten of Dundalk and Francesca Ullen of Edgemere were recently inducted into the school’s Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Society.

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    The 4th annual Mayhem in the Middle volley ball tournament between Holabird Middle School and Dundalk Middle School faculty takes place Thursday, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Ave. Admission is $2. The event includes door prizes, face painting, half-time games and concessions. The public is invited. For more information, contact the Holabird Middle PTSA at holabirdptsa1011@verizon.net or Chrystal Chamberlain at joejrps7j@verizon.net.
 
SHOP TALK
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:39

What’s new in the business community

Wawa celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 16 with celebrations and free coffee for customers at its store at 4017 North Point Boulevard and other locations. 

CONTACT US: Send in your business news items and people photos. See the Deadlines box on page 8 if you need to reach us.

 
Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group to hold weekly flea markets
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:37
    The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group will hold a  series of flea markets each Saturday through April at the Thomas and Martha Allmond Economic Development Center (Speed’s Grocery Center), located  at the corner of Main Street and Avon Beach Road in Turner Station.
    The flea markets will be held, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday.
    All proceeds will go toward the preservation of significant land, buildings and other items of historical importance in the Turner Station community.
 
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