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August 1983

WMAR-TV News (WMAR)

Series II. News Stock Footage Video, 1982-1987


August 1983

Month
Date
Story
Description
August 1 Double Drowning, Bear Creek Video of search for two missing, one body found.
August 1 Rabbi Murray Saltzman, Civil Rights Live interview with Rabbi reacting to Reagan speech on civil rights.
August 1 North Avenue Shooting Video of chalk marks, etc., shot in afternoon, Wolfe and North Avenue.
August 1 Tommy D'Alesandro Birthday Party Feature on Tommy D'Alesandro's 80th party. Talks with him and wife, etc.
August 2 Mondale Hosts Maryland Supporters Mondale in Wash., hosts reception with Hughes, Sarbanes, Cardin, Mikulski, and others in attendance.
August 2 Downtown Businesses Downtown business celebrates end of construction that hurt their businesses.
August 2 Chesapeake Bay Money Bay pollution money gets tentative nod from House Subcommittee, Roy Dyson's proposal.
August 3 Goucher Body Body found at Goucher College. Someone killed one of the coeds ad dumped her body.
August 3 House Exterminator Exterminators not only get rid of termites, but chemical they use stays inside house, making it dangerous for fam..
August 3 Subway Preview Street construction for downtown subway ends. A party to celebrate the return to normal business life above the tunnel
August 3 Calcium A new device to help women detect calcium loss early.
August 3 Carnival Safety A look at problem of the safety of the rides at carnivals and fairs in Maryland.
August 3 Bronstein Hearing Two suspects plead innocent in the murder of elderly couple in Pimlico, the Bronstein's.
August 3 Murphy Buses Murphy shows up at City Hall with small businessmen accusing City of cutting them out of contracts - Murphy and Mayor..
August 3 Andy At Large Vets drive to your house to care for your pet.
August 4 Gas Consumption You are using less gasoline, reducing tax money for road repair and other construction.
August 4 Ryland Warehouse A look at Ryland Company, where they build homes on an assembly line and truck them to the lot of your choice.
August 4 Farm Prices Drought and heat wave are burning up crops, forcing produce prices to skyrocket.
August 4 Crop Damage A look at how much crop damage has been caused by the heat wave and drought.
August 4 Goucher Follow Goucher College coed found stabbed to death.
August 4 Douglass Campaign John Douglass gets big endorsement in his campaign for City Comptroller.
August 4 Andy At Large Andy tests the water of Mountain Spring Water, leaving the tapped stuff behind.
August 5 Greenbelt State wants to build a greenbelt around the Bay (no heavy industry) to protect it before, during and after Bay cleanup.
August 5 Black Business The Afram Festival kicks off. At the heart of it is the need to push importance of Black businesses in the city.
August 5 Mayors Race Kevin talks to voters to see if endorsements, accusations and trends are changing the way they plan to vote.
August 5 Watermelon Andy meets the Watermelon Queen.
August 5 Emergency Evacuation Federal bigwigs come to Maryland to see how our Statewide emergency medical system works.
August 5 Hospice Care Profile of hospice volunteers who care for terminally ill and their families.
August 5 Congress Ends Maryland Congressional types reflect on what Congress accomplished in last session.
August 6 Voters Record number of voters registered.
August 6 Schaefer/Murphy Campaign Tonight Murphy with MLK 3 and Andy Young at Morgan State University. Bite with both. Schaefer at Allen Center for Senior Citizens. Bite with him.
August 6 Rosedale Bee Hearing at County Council Tongue in cheek piece on Rosedale honey bees. County Council decides to let the bees stay despite residents' protests.
August 6 Grandison Pre-Trial Hearing Only new artwork is Grandison at defense table. Otherwise file video for this. Backgrounder package by Brad.
August 8 Barn Fire Barn fire in Northern Baltimore County
August 8 Harlem Park School Fire Video shows school sifted thru by firemen.
August 8 Horse Dates To Change Maryland Racing Picture Video of Timonium. Bite with horse racing expert. Changes at racing circuit changes Md. racing picture.
August 8 Naval Academy Plebes Attend Orioles Game Video of plebes at Oriole game, V/O.
August 8 CWA Strike Phone Company workers go on strike.
August 8 Naval Academy Jobs Federal cost cutting plan could eliminate thousands of Civil Service jobs at the Naval Academy.
August 8 City Arson Kevin looks at Baltimore City's arson problem and what is being done to stop it.
August 8 Animal Heat This heat wave isn't just hurting humans. The little dogs, cats, rats and other pets are dropping like flies, too.
August 8 Andy At Large What is life like on a minor league team. We follow Jim Palmer to the Hagerstown Suns as he works his pitching arm back.
August 8 Hot Dog Man charged with cruelty to animals after locking big dog in small car. Heat turned dog crazy and it jumped through...
August 8 CWA Strike Phone Company workers go on strike.
August 8 Rosalyn Shooting Woman shoots and kills man who broke into her home and bedroom in early morning hours.
August 8 Amtrak Follow Plan to make Amtrak Northeast Corridor more efficient is making trouble for people of West Twin River.
August 8 Plebes It's been a tough and hot summer for Naval Academy plebe class. Not everyone made it.
August 8 Aquarium Birthday Aquarium celebrates its second anniversary.
August 9 1199E Strike Brad live from hotel. Piece includes 1199E and nursing home management walking into closed door meeting.
August 9 Crofton Sewage Smells Video of plant. Bite with resident and AA County utility director.
August 9 National Peace Academy Columbia minister wants Peace Academy. Meeting video and bites with residents and minister.
August 9 Goucher Resident Memorial in Virginia Video from Virginia of memorial service.
August 9 Pot Bust At House And Penn Station Video is pot in police property room.
August 9 General Motors General Motors to close down its Broening Highway plant for five months for renovation.
August 9 Drunk Drivers State Police to begin crackdown on bars and bartenders who serve drunks that last drink before hitting the road.
August 9 Christine Craft Local reaction to Christine Craft sex discrimination decision.
August 9 Italian Frigate Italian frigate sails into town. Andy takes a tour of warship.
August 9 Fifth District Kevin profiles the race for City Council in the Fifth District.
August 9 Andy At Large A look at Women's Minor League Professional Tennis. The Satellite Tour comes to Towson State.
August 10 Bel Loc Shooting Brad updates condition of shooting victim.
August 10 Peach Bottom Nuke Cracks Residents Rea. Les shows us plant and talks to PA and MD residents who live near the plant which is showing signs of cracks in .
August 10 Cab Calloway Sings In Baltimore Joan profiles Cab Concert from WJZ, shows him in rehearsal and quick bite from him and his daughter
August 10 Bel Loc Shooting Police officer - 71 years old - severely wounded in domestic dispute in parking lot of Bel Loc Diner
August 10 Nicodemus Drowning Woman drowns in Liberty Dam Reservoir during moonlight swim.
August 10 Crime Stats Crime figures are taking a nose dive in Anne Arundel County.
August 10 Clarke/Burns Profile of Mary Pat Clarke vs. Clarence Burns for City Council president.
August 10 Andy At Large Andy jumps in the driver's seat to try out a new Italian sports car that just came on the market.
August 10 Phoenix Waste High cancer waste, probably caused by contaminated drinking water caused by chemicals from old missile base. Means laws.
August 10 Tobacco Drought How Maryland's tobacco crop has shriveled up in this year's drought. That means farmers won't make as much money.
August 11 Crops Damaged in Maryland Due To Heat Les looks at state crops. Corn. Bite with farmer and AG agent in Annapolis.
August 11 BG&E Outages and Car Accident VO includes BG&E crews working on lines at night and York Road accident.
August 11 BTU Hears Murphy and Schaefer BTU hears from Schaefer who is booed and from Murphy who fails to get the votes for BTU endorsement.
August 11 BLTO. County School Board Adopts Discipline... Video of tonight's meeting for VO.
August 11 1199E Prepares to Strike Nursing Homes Video shows hotel where 1199E is meeting only.
August 11 Baltimore Is Best Ceremony VO of Awards ceremony shows Brooks family with many others.
August 11 Yardley Is Honored As One of Balto's Best Joan profiles Jonathon Yardley, author who took up residence here 40 years ago. Video of ceremony and interview.
August 11 State AG Report The drought is doing its damage. State is predicting low crop yields this summer.
August 11 Eastern Shore Eastern Shore is already biting the bullet in the drought, asking farms to be declared Federal Disaster Areas.
August 11 Oregon Ridge Oregon Ridge is being made barrier free so the handicapped can go wherever they wish and take part in the fun.
August 11 Andy At Large New program called Pets on Wheels gives elderly a pet to keep them company. Doctors find it helps them stay healthy.
August 11 Wild Animals Controversy over pet owner's rights to keep her monkey .. and the danger of rabies, monkey bit man and owner put i..
August 11 Swisher Bill Swisher running for City Council president changes mind and endorses Mayor Schaefer instead of Billy Murphy.
August 11 Yardley Profile A Baltimore Best award winner. Jonathon Yardley is a writer who has written numerous articles praising the city.
August 12 CWA Strike Maryland's AFL-CIO officially backing the telephone workers strike.
August 12 1199E Contract talks broke down because owner Melchor is trying to force their union out of Bent Nursing Home.
August 12 Lutherville Move Elementary school closed and teachers moved furniture and books to be sold in September.
August 12 Teaching Values Superintendent Dubel says a more formalized system of teaching values will be drawn up.
August 12 Juvenile Murder Thirteen-year old charged with murder of a ten-year old after fatal shooting.
August 12 Chad Chad's emergency session called as war between Libya and Chad rage on.
August 12 Lourdes Bombing which destroyed statue of Pontius Pilate by anti-priest group.
August 12 Voting Trends Voting strategies between Schaefer and Murphy in their mayoral campaign.
August 12 Cop Hurt An Anne Arundel County cop injured in car accident.
August 12 Parents' Day Parents allowed to visit plebes for the first time in six weeks.
August 12 Clean Block Thank you party for helpers of the Afro-American newspapers' Clean Block Campaign.
August 12 Teaching Values Because of rise in juvenile crime and vandalism, Baltimore County will now begin teaching moral values in school.
August 12 Voting Trends Kevin profiles this city's voting trends. Can Murphy expect to win it all with Black vote, or won't he?
August 12 Juvenile Murder A 13-year old is charged with murdering his 10-year old playmate.
August 12 AFL CIO CWA AFL CIO throws its support behind the phone workers strike.
August 12 1199E Strike Strike at area nursing homes.
August 12 Eastside Profile Profile of Eastside Training Center .giving unemployed new skills to get back in job market.
August 12 Andy At Large A bike rodeo for kids ..using bicycles instead of horse and bulls.
August SKIPS to 8/17 SKIPS to 8/17  
August 17 Korean Shooting Korean store owner's wife is killed during a robbery attempt.
August 17 St Pat's Follow-up Parishioners of Saint Patrick's begin the rebuilding the day after their historic church burned.
August 17 Police Promotions NAACP says there are too few Blacks in the Police Department's top management.
August 17 Andy At Large Maryland man is first runner-up in the World Scrabble championships.
August 17 Class Size Petition drive to get referendum on the ballot. Referendum would limit class size in the city.
August 17 Campaign Fund Update on Murphy campaign fund raising effort.
August 18 Cox Cable Cox and Caltec Cable TV to abandon efforts to join forces in putting cable in the city.
August 18 Les Gals Club Les Gals goes on auction block in face of police threats to close strip joint down. But no sale because no one w..
August 18 Andy At Large Everyone wants to get into the Olympic act. Andy does story on M&Ms, official snack food of the Olympics.
August 18 Monkey Trial Man agrees to rabies shots rather than have daughter give up family pet monkey, which bit him.
August 18 Hutzler's Hutzler's is moving into new building downtown. Should be shot-in-arm for local economy.
August 18 Injection Device New medical device being pioneered in Anne Arundel hospital is shortening stay of patient.
August 18 Andy At Large Andy looks at the making of a political commercial, profiling William Swisher.
August 19 Ostend Street Fire Follow-up South Baltimore community pulls together to put Lewis family lives back together after fire in which kid killed.
August 19 Travel Travel to Northwest Oregon.
August 19 C&P Employment Strikers sign up to ask for Unemployment.
August 19 MACO Convention County officials meet in Ocean City. Trying to coordinate efforts to obtain State and Federal funds for local projects.
August 19 Ostend Street Fire Follow-up After losing child in fire, a South Baltimore family struggles to put life back together.
August 19 Andy At Large Andy profiles the upcoming Renaissance Festival.
August 19 Teacher Petition Petition to put question of class size on ballot fails, not enough legal signatures.
August 19 Ocean City Ocean City is trying new things to extend its tourism economy thru summer and into fall.
August 22 Korean Shooting Bail is set for three teens charged with killing a Korean shopkeeper's wife in robbery attempt.
August 22 DC Lottery The new DC lottery may be taking a bite out of Maryland's wallet, taking money that was spent on Maryland State Lottery.
August 22 Christian Athletes Christian Athletes gathering at Civic Center tonight to preach their message of The Lord in Sports.
August 22 John Clarke Profile of John Clarke, running for City Council president.
August 22 High School Football The return of football season. Andy checks it out in its purest form, making the high school team.
August 22 CWA Strike AT&T and labor reach tentative agreement on a contract. Now it's up to CWA members and C&P to make it permanent in m..
August 22 Marina Hearing New apartment buildings and a 400-boat marina are being planned for the Inner Harbor.
August 22 Back To School Everyone is getting ready to get back to school.
August 23 R&P Tissue Rare eye tissue is being flown to Baltimore for what doctors hope is a breakthrough in medical research.
August 23 Roadside Vendors State legislature is considering legislation that might do away with mobile roadside vendors.
August 23 Campaign Styles We compare the campaign styles of Mayoral candidates Schaefer and Murphy.
August 23 Andy At Large Sailing races on the Middle River.
August 23 Crop Damage Help is in the works for drought damaged farms in Maryland, looking for Federal and State disaster loans.
August 23 Insanity Task Force Task Force studying changes in State Insanity Plea laws.
August 23 Andy At Large Let's go to the cane arcade, largest collection of walking canes in the area.
August 24 Murphy Follow-up More money troubles for candidate Billy Murphy. IRS says he owes them back taxes and now phone company has cut off se..
August 24 March Anniversary Tree City pays special tribute to Martin Lut.....anniversary of his speech and ma...
August 24 Labor Anesthetic Warning to pregnant women about a certain type of anesthesia.
August 24 Historic Flag State begins its year-long party to celebrate 350th anniversary with presentation of a historic flag.
August 24 Signal 13 New group forms to help city police officers in financial difficulties.
August 24 Andy At Large Mickey Mantle goes to bat for a credit card company, makes a commercial for them.
August 24 Severn River Call today for stricter controls to protect the Severn River in AA County.
August 24 March on DC 20 years after the MLK March on Washington. We talk with some people who were there.
August 24 Jail-A-Thon Charity drive called a Jail-A-Thon . you can have someone arrested and they must meet bail to get free. Bail is charity
August 25 Murphy Bench Record More trouble for Bill Murphy amid court record of his work while sitting on the bench.
August 25 C&P Strike Despite national contract, C&P has not reached agreement, one of several local companies holding back end to national...
August 25 A.A. Civil Rights 20 busloads from Anne Arundel County will march on D.C. for 20th anniversary of MLK speech. They say mission of last march no .
August 25 Murphy/Jackson Jesse Jackson comes to town to support Billy Murphy for Mayor.
August 25 March Preps Large Baltimore contingent prepares for 20th anniversary of MLK March on Washington.
August 26 Snyder Funeral Officer Snyder is buried today.died of wounds suffered while trying to help break up domestic dispute at the Bel Loc..
August 26 March Details Preparation in Baltimore and Washington for this weekend's march marking 20th anniversary of MLK speech.
August 26 State Fair Preparation for the 100th annual Maryland State Fair.
August 26 Andy At Large Tired of the same old story? Andy isn't. We look at tires, recaps and retreads.
August 26 Baltimore Civil Rights Nelson talks with three people deeply involved in civil rights and MLK speech in DC 20 years ago.a then and now lo...
August 29 Disaster Inspection Farmers are suffering in worst drought since the 1930's. State-types tour the state to see how they can help push for D...
August 29 Church Lightning Church struck by lightning in Perry Hall burns to the ground, was a historic building.
August 29 Bee Keepers Battle to keep bee keepers out of residential areas. People are complaining about bee droppings all over their cars and ..
August 29 Bat. Co. Schools Summer vacation is just about ready (???) as schools prepare for a new year.
August 29 Piedmont BWI Piedmont is talking about beefing up its operation at BWI. That could add 100 jobs.
August 29 Market Center Pep rally to call attention to Market Center, the new name for the City's old downtown area. City merchants want sho..
August 30 Cong. Long on Mid East and War Powers Act Beirut video. Bites with Long on killing of 2 Marines and War Powers Act.
August 30 City Council President Debate Debates at Towson State and at Walters Art Gallery of all five council president candidates.
August 30 Hughes Endorses Schaefer at Rally Hughes endorses Schaefer at Fundraiser. Bites from both.
August 30 NAACP Asks Probe of City Hiring Practice NAACP asks justice to prove alleged discrimination in City hiring practices.
August 30 10-year Old Girl Shot by Man in Curtis Bay Video shows house where girl was shot, and park with police and body. Body carried to ambulance. VO only
August 30 Phone Rebate Pressman says C&P customers may deserve a rebate related to the strike.
August 30 Shanahan Grand jury indicts off-duty police officer who shot and killed Black motorcyclist during an argument over traffic violation.
August 30 Cornea New eye surgery that will save million by cutting down the length of a hospital stay for patients.
August 30 A.A. Teachers A.A. County schools open in one week, but they are far from ready and have no supplies..
August 30 Andy At Large Flower vending machine.
August 30 Prestman Fire Early morning fire in West Baltimore critically burns two small children.
August 30 Murphy Police Candidate Billy Murphy charges police and firefighters ignore calls for help from Cherry Hill after being pelted with rocks
August 30 Bee Hearing Ruckus over controlling bee litter gets official attention.. but no action.
August 31 Schaefer Rally at Steelworkers Hall Video of cheerleaders. "Rocky" music. Schaefer very animated, busts thru big sign. Large crowd of supporters. Lots of na..
August 31 Morgan State Dorm Location Reconsidered File video from 8/22 plus new bites from residents happy school to reconsider dorm location.
August 31 Naval Academy Change of Command Lou package. "Nat' sound of cannons. Bite from Larson, new superintendent. Video of ceremony, etc.
August 31 Benefit Softball Game Video of game. Bite with youth on accident. Bite with mother and benefit organizer.
August 31 Marine Bodies Bodies of US Marines killed in Beirut are flown back to Dover Air Force base.