April 9, 2003 – National styles of pulling down statues.

War stories Toppled National styles of pulling down statues. By Fred Kaplan Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2003, http://www.slate.com/id/2081309/ As I write this, 100 or so Iraqis are gathered in Baghdad's Firdos Square, trying to tear down an enormous statue of Saddam Hussein… […] I am reminded of 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed and the … Continue reading April 9, 2003 – National styles of pulling down statues.

Sept. 17, 2013: Westminster celebrates diversity at TriStreet block party

Sept. 17, 2013: Westminster celebrates diversity at TriStreet block party By Kevin Dayhoff, 3:45 p.m. EDT, September 17, 2013 Fully equipped with a spatula, sunglasses, hat and an apron, Darcel Harris was all smiles Sept. 15 as she answered questions, cooked hamburgers, and hot dogs and helped coordinate activities for over 300 folks who attended … Continue reading Sept. 17, 2013: Westminster celebrates diversity at TriStreet block party

First Thursdays film series takes on issue of voter suppression

First Thursdays film series takes on issue of voter suppression You may also find this information here: CC CAACP website https://ccnaacp7014.blogspot.com/2020/07/first-thursdays-film-series-takes-on.html Facebook: Carroll County NAACP “Our democracy hangs in the balance. This is not anoverstatement.” — Michelle Alexander in the NY Times, June 8, 2020 Attempts to interfere in our election by Russia and other … Continue reading First Thursdays film series takes on issue of voter suppression

NAACP opposes commissioner diversity commission

NAACP opposes commissioner diversity commission (In full disclosure I am on the board of the Carroll County NAACP) Carroll County commissioner withdraws diversity commission initiative after NAACP chapter president expresses opposition Akira Kyles Carroll County Times |Jun 29, 2020 at 5:00 AM In the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Thursday, Commissioner Eric Bouchat withdrew … Continue reading NAACP opposes commissioner diversity commission

Popular and well-respected community leader Thomas B. “TD” Dent has died

Popular and well-respected community leader Thomas B. “TD” Dent has diedThomas B. “TD” Dent, 69, of Westminster passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 25, 2020 of an apparent heart attack Thoughts and prayers for Tommy Dent: I am sad at the loss of my childhood friend Tommy Dent who died suddenly this morning, Thursday, June … Continue reading Popular and well-respected community leader Thomas B. “TD” Dent has died

Gilbert Year of the Woman Commission scholarship contest

Gilbert Year of the Woman Commission scholarship contest May 15, 2020 by Kevin Dayhoff with Ann Thomas Gilbert, Abby Gruber, and Heather Mullendore and Westminster Parks and Recreation. The commission would like for applicants to prepare a multi-media presentation or an essay of 500 words or less, about a woman that has had a positive … Continue reading Gilbert Year of the Woman Commission scholarship contest

The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation provides dinner to the Westminster Firefighters

The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation provides dinner to the Westminster Firefighters The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation provides dinner to the Westminster Firefighters. Courtesy The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation. On Friday, May 1, 2020: The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation had Genova's pizza delivered to the Westminster Fire Department. Photo by Kevin Dayhoff On Friday, May 1, … Continue reading The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation provides dinner to the Westminster Firefighters

The Westminster Fire Department remembers past Westminster Fire Department Chief Robert DuVall

The Westminster Fire Department remembers past Westminster Fire Department Chief Robert DuVall During World War II, he served with the 3rd Marines, 4th Air Wing in the Marshall Islands, Guam, and Pelilu. April 23, 2004 – April 23, 2020 by Kevin Dayhoff WW II Marine Veteran, Small Business Owner, Welder, and an Avid Motorcyclist The … Continue reading The Westminster Fire Department remembers past Westminster Fire Department Chief Robert DuVall

The Community Foundation of Carroll County is seeking applicants for the Mike Eaton scholarship fund.

The Community Foundation of Carroll County is seeking applicants for the Mike Eaton scholarship fund. By Kevin Dayhoff May 3, 2020 Since 2011 a Mike Eaton Scholarship has been awarded annually to recognize inspirational teachers, like Eaton, in the lives of the current graduating class of Westminster High School. The purpose of the fund is … Continue reading The Community Foundation of Carroll County is seeking applicants for the Mike Eaton scholarship fund.

Dayhoff: Gilbert commission on Year of the Woman

Just a few months ago, in January, Westminster Councilwoman Ann Thomas Gilbert gathered many leaders from throughout the county to a meeting to brainstorm how to celebrate the Year of the Woman in Westminster and the many milestones in our local community such as the first women jurors in May 1957. In Westminster, Gilbert assembled … Continue reading Dayhoff: Gilbert commission on Year of the Woman