Glyndon, Maryland 21071

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Happy Easter and Blessed Passover

  • March 26, 2013 6:14 pm

I wish you and your families a very blessed Easter and Passover.   May this time remind us of the gift of our family and our neighbors.  I hope you find this break a time of spring a time of renewal and peace.  I look forward to the flowers blooming and all of us getting out of our houses to spend time with each other.  Rose

Community Meets February 8, 2012

  • January 25, 2012 5:54 pm

The general membership of the Glyndon Community Association will meet for its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 8, at the Glyndon Volunteer Fire Department.

The agenda will include election of officers and the board, a discussion about the Glyndon Post Office, and an update on the special Love & Diamonds in the Valley event at Sagamore Farm.

Don’t forget to pay your annual dues:  $25 per family or $15 an individual. Send your dues to

Glyndon Community Association,
No. 2 Railroad Avenue
PO Box 86
Glyndon, MD 21071-4200

Agenda

  • Welcome / Pledge
  • Secretary’s Report: Minutes and membership
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Committee Reports
    • Special Events
    • Dance: Love & Diamonds Over Valley Update
    • Safety
    • Park
    • ROG
    • Post Office
  • Old Business
    • Post office
    • Park Expenditures
  • New Business
    • Elections
    • Thank Yous
  • Other Community Announcements
  • Adjourn

Slate of Officers and Board Members

A nominating committee, led by Gary Lenz,  has recommended the following slate of  officers and board members for 2012:
  • President:  Nick St Amant
  • First Vice President: Sean Kriebel
  • Second Vice President: Lynn Maher
  • Secretary: Karen Cervino
  • Treasurer: Gary Lenz
  • Board of Directors:   Heather Donatelli
  • Board of Directors:   Christy Garman
  • Board of Directors:   Barbara MacLellan
  • Board of Directors:   David Hughes

Continuing on the board are

  • Immediate Past President: John Morris
  • Board of Directors:   Gale DeHaven
  • Board of Directors:   Bill Ziese

Post Office Reverses Decision

  • January 19, 2012 6:13 pm

The U.S. Post Office has reversed the decision to suspend General Delivery at the Glyndon Post Office.

John Cordell, manager of USPS Operation, initially announced that USPS would reverse the decision at a public meeting organized by Historic Glyndon Inc. on January 6, 2012.  About 100 Glyndon residents attended the meeting at the Forbush School off Central Avenue.

William L. Ridenour, re-stated the decision in a January 18, 2012 letter to the Glyndon Community Association.  “After careful consideration, it has been decided to rescind the January 30, 2012 cut-off date for General Delivery at this time,” Ridenour said in the letter. “This will enable management officials to investigate the ability to install sufficient P. O. Boxes for the affected residents. This action should allow all concerned a rightful resolution.”

About 70 Glyndon households received notices in late December that their General Delivery service would end January 30, 2012. Residents were instructed to either purchase a Post Office Box or request home delivery from the Reisterstown Post Office. Residents requesting home delivery would switch from the 21071 zip code to the 21136 zip code.

In addition to concern about General Delivery, many residents already using Post Office Boxes at the Glyndon Post Office expressed concerns at the January 6 meeting about the deteriorating quality of service to P.O. Box owners in the past two years.

The GCA is forming a committee, including a number of residents who signed up at the meeting, to follow up on the General Delivery and other Post Office concerns.

 

Special Valentine’s Event

  • November 13, 2011 12:03 pm

The Glyndon Community Association has planned an exclusive, black-tie optional, Valentine’s event: Love & Diamonds over the Valley.

Tickets now on sale for an exceptional evening, Saturday, February 11, 2012, 7 – 11 p.m., in an exceptional setting, the Sagamore Farm House at Sagamore Farms.

  • Every ticket holder has a one in 120 chance of winning a 1/2 carat diamond from Nelson Coleman Jewelers (value $1,200).
  • Hor d’overes and cocktails.
  • Music and dancing.
  • Silent auction.
Tickets are $100 per individual, $175 per couple. Only 100 will be sold.
To order tickets, send your checks to
Glyndon Community Association,
P.O. Box 86,
Glyndon, MD 21071

Breakfast in the Park

  • May 22, 2011 1:27 pm

About a dozen neighbors from the Glyndon Community Association turned out Saturday morning, May 21, 2011, for the annual Weed and Feed at Glyndon Station Park.

Lee Ottey grills breakfast sandwiches.

The volunteers hauled away a half-dozen bags of weeds, sticks and trash from the County park on Railroad Avenue. Under the umbrella of the Glyndon Community  Association,  neighbors will weed the flower beds and police the playground for trash every month throughout the summer.

Saturday’s volunteers included Barbara McClellan, Barbara Whitman, David Hughes, David Porter, Lee Wroe, Sean and Michelle Kriebel, Elise Armacost, John Morris, and Kim and Per Karlsen.

Constellation Films Advertisement in Glyndon

  • May 22, 2011 1:07 pm

Constellation Energy will be filming an advertisement on Glyndon Avenue on May 23 and 24.

The Glyndon Community Association’s water pipe project task force has coordinated with the County and the film production crew to make sure the two efforts do not conflict.

The 80-member film crew will park at Glyndon United Methodist Church and  Glyndon Village Center. The film production crew will have several local college students in safety vests as well as an off-duty policeman making sure parking goes smoothly and the actors find their way to the shoot.

The crew also has promised to scheduling loading and unloading so as not to conflict with the water pipe construction.