Archive for Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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Death
December 31, 2002
Plant clog causes sludge to spill into Tauy Creek
December 31, 2002
A problem at the Baldwin Wastewater Treatment Plant ended up sending several hundred gallons of sludge into Tauy Creek last week. City Administrator Larry Paine said there was a sludge pump failure at the treatment plant last Tuesday.
Fire departments receive big grants
December 31, 2002
Two Baldwin fire departments got early Christmas presents last week. Baldwin City Fire Department and Palmyra Township Fire Department received more than $111,000 in grant money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help update and purchase new equipment and improve fire prevention and safety programs.
Renovations complete on Collins Library
December 31, 2002
The wait is almost over. Collins Library has been closed for nearly a year and a half, but it’s only a matter of days before it’s open once again. The final stages of the renovations to Baker University’s library, which began in September of 2001, are nearly complete. Bonnie Postlethwaite, Baker’s Director of Information Services, said the plan is to have the library open by Jan. 24, in time for the start of the spring semester. Postlethwaite said it’s just a matter of installing furniture, equipment and computers before the books and materials can be moved from the temporary library at Mabee Hall to the newly renovated Collins Library.
2002 was the year for state at BHS
December 31, 2002
When the year 2002 is recalled, it will always include the word state. There was never a year for Baldwin High School sports where that term applied in one way or another by almost every team.
Baker basketball team takes trip to Greece
December 31, 2002
While most Baker University students will be home for the holidays, the Baker University Wildcat cagers will bring in the new year in Athens, Greece, as part of a Mediterranean tour that will see the Cats play three games against international competition in Greece and Italy.
A look back through the year in Baldwin — 2002 in review
December 31, 2002
In years past, the annual year-in-review story was a look at the top 10 news items in Baldwin. In 2002, there was so much news that not even a top 15 or top 20 can do the year justice.