Countywide dance for ages 12 to 18 is Saturday


Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company will hold a countywide dance for youth from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall.

Ages 12 to 18, or in grades seven to 12, are welcome. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Soft drinks will be sold for 25 cents and hot dogs for 50 cents.

The fire hall is at 8 W. Locust St.

Information: 410-775-7780.

Union Bridge election scheduled for May 13

Union Bridge will hold a town election May 13 for mayor and two council members.

To vote, residents must be U.S. citizens, age 18 on or before election day, must have lived in the town 30 days before the election, and be registered. Voter registration closes April 14.

To run for office, candidates must have lived in the town for at least a year, be at least age 18 and be a qualified town voter. The term of office is four years.

Candidates must file a Certificate of Nomination with the town clerk by 4 p.m. April 14.

The election will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 104 W. Locust St.

Information: 410-775-2711.

Library programs include stories, rubber-stamping

The Taneytown library branch, 10 Grand Drive, will offer:

Family Story Time for all ages (ages 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 9:45 a.m. today on "Tick Tock" and 7 p.m. Wednesday on "Down in the Jungle."

"Creating Beautiful Walls with Rubber Stamps" for adults at 7 p.m. today. Rubber-stamping techniques to use on walls will be demonstrated as an alternative to stenciling.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Union Bridge volunteers announce officers for 2003

Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company has announced its 2003 officers.

Administrative officers are Thomas Garber, president; Edgar Wentz, vice president; Linda Bostian, secretary; Mike Kreimer, treasurer, and Daniel Cartzendafner, assistant; Barbara Warehime, recording secretary; and the Rev. Richard Michael, chaplain.

Executive board members are Rick Etzler, Jim Harris, Jim Sinnott and David Nelson.

Trustees are Richard Gesell, Jamie Hooper, John Keeney and Rick Wetzel.

Executive committee members are Doug Bostian and Jerry Harris.

Fire officers are Chad Green, chief; Dan Zile, assistant chief; Freddie Green Jr., captain; Eddie Arnold, first lieutenant; and Brian Hooper, second lieutenant.

Rescue officers are Mike Cartwright, captain; Steve Keeney, first lieutenant; and Dwayne Stine, second lieutenant.

Emergency medical services officers are Brenda Burdette, EMS captain; and Steve Redcliff, first EMS lieutenant.

Resident trooper assigned to duty in New Windsor

New Windsor residents who attended the Town Council meeting this month met the town's new resident trooper.

Mayor Samuel Pierce introduced Trooper Chip Leonard to the council and those present.

Leonard grew up on Stone Road in Westminster and has served at the Maryland State Police Westminster barracks for five years.


Taneytown: Kevin Click and Jennifer Young are the parents of a 6-pound, 15-ounce son, Landen Ray Click, born March 13 at Carroll County General Hospital.

Public meetings

Taneytown planning: Taneytown Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. 410-751-1100.

New Windsor council: New Windsor Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Office, 211 High St. 410- 635-6575.

Around town

Taneytown rec: Taneytown Area Recreation Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Taneytown Senior Center, 220 Roberts Mill Road. 410-386-2103.

Church news

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday with guest Pastor Mervin Eyler preaching. Church school is at 9 a.m. A Lenten soup supper will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m. and Holy Communion at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. 410-751-1203.

Keysville Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Deacon Charles Barnhart Jr. preaching on "Keep the Tail Wagging." Church school is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 7301 Keysville Road, Keymar. 410-756- 6064.

St. Luke's (Winter's) Lutheran: Lenten services will be held Wednesdays through April 9. A soup and bread supper will be served at 6:45 p.m., followed by worship in the sanctuary at 7:30 p.m. A Service of the Word will be held at 8:30 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Sundays. Church school and adult Bible class are at 9:45 a.m. The church is at 701 Green Valley Road, New Windsor. 410-635-6177.

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