Friday, February 10, 2012
Jay Schaefer wants to bring Venturing program to Halethorpe.
When Jay Schaefer and his son Jay Jr. of Halethorpe returned from the Philmont Scout Ranch in 2005, Jane Schaefer rekindled her interest in the scouts, based on what she heard from her father and brother. Once a Girl Scout, she had lost interest and moved on to other things, but she wanted the incredible experience they had. “It’s the ultimate camping experience in scouting,” said Jay Schaefer. Philmont Scout Ranch is a large, rugged, mountainous ranch located near the town of Cimarron, NM, covering approximately 137,500 acres of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. More than 950,000 scouts, venturers, and leaders have experienced the adventure camp since it opened in 1939. The ranch offers a range of activities, including …
Things to do, places to go.
Arbutus Town Hall: The menu for the Friday night dinner includes savory mushroom-stuffed pork, herb roasted red potatoes, honey roasted carrots and all the usual favorites such as hamburgers, hot dogs and mozzarella sticks, as well as assorted desserts. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Hollywood Theatre: Playing until Feb. 16 is The Woman in Black (PG-13), Red Tails (PG-13), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG), Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (in 3D, PG). Call 410-242-1188 or visit here for show times. Fish Head Cantina: Live music. Collect All 5 performs on Friday night, Tommy McGee & The Baby Please performs on Saturday night. BARCS: Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter is doing cat adoption at the Petco in Lansdowne Station, 3591 …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Sunrise Adult Medical Day Care Center holds open house at its Hollins Ferry Road location.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The nonprofit organization agreed to vacate its current Relay location by May 15.
Facing mounting opposition from the Relay community, the nonprofit organization Vehicles for Change said that it will vacate its present location on the 5200 block of Washington Blvd. and move to another site in Howard County by May 15. The nonprofit had requested approval for an outdoor used car sales area, which was denied by Baltimore County last year. In a Feb. 7 appeals hearing in Towson, an attorney for the organization said Vehicles for Change will leave Relay rather than risk enforcement action on code violation. "The little guys win one," Relay resident Andrew Plitt said after the hearing. Vehicles for Change refurbishes and sells cars to low-income families in order to overcome barriers to employment, selling them for an …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Social Security chorus, Korean dancers recently visit center.
Korean dancers from Greenmount Senior Center performed at Arbutus Senior Center on Jan. 25. About 51 seniors enjoyed a catered lunch from American Asian Restaurant on Francis Avenue before the performance. On Jan. 26. the Social Security Chorus performed at the senior center.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Meeting at Relay Town Hall at 8 p.m. Monday.
Relay Improvement Association is asking for help stuffing the association's newsletters. Members will gather at Relay Town Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday evening.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
One arrest, two sent to Shock Trauma after Friday night party at Violetville VFD.
Separate fights broke out early Saturday at a private party held at the Violetville Volunteer Fire Department, resulting in one person being stabbed and another being hit by a car, police said. One person was arrested. At around 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 4, a fight broke out in a large crowd of people attending a birthday party at the fire hall and one adult male was stabbed, officials said. The stabbing victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, according to fire department officials. Unrelated to the stabbing, another fight erupted shortly afterward that resulted in an adult male being struck by a car, according to police. This victim was also transported to Shock Trauma with non…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Final home games are against Golden Ring Middle School and General John Stricker Middle School.
The 8th grade basketball teams at Arbutus Middle School are playing their last two games of the season, both of them at home, according to coach Ben Fusco. The teams play against Golden Ring Middle School this afternoon, with girls playing at 4 p.m. and boys playing at 5 p.m. Adult admission is $3 and student admission is $2, with proceeds being donated to cancer charities.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
LIA president Brian Bailey accepts job in Arizona.
Lansdowne native and live-long resident Brian Bailey, elected president of Lansdowne Improvement Association last summer, announced on Jan. 19 that he accepted a job in Arizona and is leaving the area. "We'll really miss Brian," said LIA board member Christine Koloski, who has known Bailey since he was five years old while working as a teacher's assistant at Lansdowne Elementary School. "This is a very big opportunity for him," Koloski said. "He's a very kind and generous person, and I'm very proud of his accomplishments." Beginning March 1, Bailey will become executive director of the Phoenix-based Arizona Petroleum Marketers Association. Previously, Bailey worked in the government relations office of the American Urological Association. …
Friday, January 27, 2012
An Arbutus Patch guide to open houses in the area.
1233 Pleasant Valley Drive, Catonsville: A 3-bedroom, 2-bath home with a fully finished basement in the Woodbridge Valley neighborhood. Listed price: $284,900. Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3 p.m. 5620 Kallan Court, Arbutus: A 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with an unfinished basement. Listed price: $400,000. Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3 p.m. 6340 Ducketts Lane #1-6, Elkridge: A 3-bedroom home with one full bath and two half-baths in the Marble Hill neighborhood. Listed price: $230,000. Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3 p.m. 6456 Ducketts Lane #6-2, Elkridge: A 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath home in the Marble Hill neighborhood. Listed price: $213,900. Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3 p.m. 808 Rambo Court, Riverview: A 3-bedroom, 1-bath home. Listed …