Thursday, July 29, 2010

Weekly News from the Bowie Star

There is a lot of interesting news in this week's Bowie Star.

The Bowie community came together in the wake of Sunday's storm. Joe Iskow told the Bowie Star that multiple people helped him after a tree fell on his parents' garage on Superior Lane, and the Whitehall Pool & Tennis Club opened its doors to members of Bowie Swim & Racquet Club after downed trees forced the temporary closure of BSR.

A robbery occurred last Sunday night on Governors Bridge Road in Bowie two days after an attempted robbery occurred on Knowledge Lane. Guns were involved in both incidents.

High Bridge Elementary, Benjamin Tasker and Samuel Ogle schools have been placed on the state's "school improvement" list for failing to meet Maryland's reading and math proficiency targets for two consecutive years. Northview Elementary did not meet state targets for the first year in 2010.

Bowie mother and daughter Margaret and Fiona Moodie discuss running for public office.

The National Night Out crime prevention event will be held next Tuesday at Allen Pond Park.

The following stories appeared in this week's Bowie Star:

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