FORMER STATE SENATOR PASSES

Former State Senator Ed Mason, who represented District 1 in Maryland from 1971 to 1982, has passed away. Senator Mason had served as Minority Leader from 1975 through 1982. As a local businessman, he and his family owned and operated Mason’s Barn, J.B.’s Steak Cellar, and Uncle Tucker’s Pizza, along Interstate 68. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.