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Teen Center gets new director and supervisor

Rene Buckmon and Linda Landis have been appointed to new positions with the Columbia Association's Teen Center.

Ms. Buckmon has been appointed Teen Center director, replacing Mindy Orenstein, who has accepted a position with the county school board.

Ms. Buckmon previously served as the supervisor of programming for the Teen Center.

She also worked for the Columbia Association's before- and after-school care program.

Ms. Buckmon, who has a degree in recreation from the University of Maryland, began her career with the Department of Recreation in Gaithersburg.

Ms. Landis is the new supervisor of programming at the Teen Center. She comes to this position from the before- and after-school care program.

Before joining the Columbia Association, Ms. Landis was director of a Youth Services Center in Schwaebisch, Germany, which served the children of the 1,400 U.S. military families stationed there.


Long Reach 8600 block of Open Meadow Way: Someone took tools and stereo equipment Thursday. There was no sign of forced entry.

8500 block of Pine Run Court: Someone took a white 1988 Yamaha FZR 1000 motorcycle Thursday.

The Maryland tags are 1900D6.

Owen Brown: 8800 block of Stanford Blvd.: Between Oct. 2 and Oct. 6, someone attempted unsuccessfully to pry open an office door.

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