Church of the Brethren Disasters Ministries, based in New Windsor, coordinates disaster relief project all the country, and even the world. Recent projects have included helping home owners in North and South Carolina rebuild after flooding related to Hurricane Matthew, according to Jeff McKee.
On Sunday, April 28, the McDaniel College Choir — led by Margaret Boudreaux, director of choral activities at the college and department chair — presents the concert, Of Wisdom and Folly, at 7 p.m. in Baker Memorial Chapel on the campus at 2 College Hill in Westminster.
A residential fire in Woodbine displaced a family, killed a dog and did significant damage to the house before firefighters from six companies brought it under control in a little under an hour Monday night.
There was something off in Robin Weber’s Feb. 13 evening class at Salisbury University, though she couldn’t quite tell what at first. The sophomore, originally from Westminster, said her instructor was normally upbeat, but seemed somehow unwell that day.
An early morning fire on Littlestown Pike displaced five occupants of two second story apartments, according to the Pleasant Valley Fire Company. None of the residents or firefighters were injured. The American Red Cross was summoned to help the displaced occupants.
A working house fire in the 3900 block of Ridge Road in Taylorsville Wednesday was brought under control in about 20 minutes. No humans suffered injuries, but five pet cats and a dog died as a result of the fire.
Charlene Harven has faithfully kept a “thankfulness journal” for the last two years. As a Red Cross volunteer working with victims of the California Camp Fire she says it’s easy to count her blessings.
"A Piece of My Heart" continues through Sunday, Nov. 18, at Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., off U.S. 3 South. Shows are 2 p.m. Sundays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; with a 2 p.m. performance on Nov. 10. Tickets run $17–$22; go to bctheatre.com.
The role of women in this country has been ever evolving, but one thing remains true. Even when their roles were limited or dictated by men, women made a difference, and that included the women of Carroll County.
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