Liquor board rules
The county liquor board ruled on three cases at a hearing Tuesday:
* Michael R. Ball, owner of Michael's Fine Wines and Spirits at 1130 Baltimore Blvd. in Westminster, was given permission to transfer the license for his package goods store to a new location in the Finksburg Plaza at routes 140 and 91.
The new store will be called Finksburg Liquors.
* Harry Dougherty Jr. of Taneytown was given a license to sell beer, wine and liquor at the Taney Family Restaurant at 1 York St. in Taneytown.
* James Dorsey was allowed to transfer his license for the Cork 'N Bottle, a package goods store at 4305 Ridge Road in Mount Airy, to Lawrence R. Ladd of Westminster and Barney Fineblum of Silver Spring, Montgomery County.
Giant gives equipment
Giant Food Inc. presented computer and other educational equipment to 29 county schools as part of the "Apples for the Students" program.
Students participated by saving green register receipts from Giant stores and exchanging them for Apple and IBM computers, printers, disk drives, software packages, TVs, VCRs, camcorders, musical instruments, physical education equipment, microscopes, telescopes, calculators and encyclopedias.
The company presented more than 10,000 computers and software packages and 5,000 pieces of other educational equipment to schools in the Baltimore and Washington areas this year.
In Carroll, Westminster Elementary collected the most money in tapes, with $482,870.
Other county schools that participated were: Carroll Christian, Carrolltowne Elementary, Charles Carroll Elementary, East Middle, Eldersburg Elementary, Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary, Freedom Elementary, Hampstead Elementary, Manchester Elementary, Mechanicsville Elementary, Montessori of Westminster, and Mount Airy Elementary.
Mount Airy Middle, New Windsor Middle, North Carroll High, North Carroll Middle, Piney Ridge Elementary, Robert Moton Elementary, Sandymount Elementary Annex, South Carroll High, Spring Garden Elementary, St. John Catholic, Taneytown Elementary, Uniontown Elementary, Westminster High, Westminster West Middle, William Winchester Elementary and Winfield Elementary.
Group elects officers
HAMPSTEAD -- The Hampstead Business Association has elected two new officers and one new board member. They are: president Ed Cross of C & D Garage Doors; treasurer Shirley Zumbrum of Union National Bank; and board member Bart Stevens of True Value Hardware.
The group is looking for speakers for its meetings.
0$ Information: Ed Cross, 374-5114.
Agents make team
HAMPSTEAD -- Long & Foster Real Estate has made Barbara Gordon-Utz and Paul Steger, both of the Hanover Pike office here, members of its Gold Team.
The team is composed of the top 6 percent of the company's 5,600 sales associates and is divided into two groups: the Chairman's Club for production of more than $5 million and the President's Club for production of $3 to $5 million.