George-WeltyName: George Welty

Birthday: Nov. 14

Eldersburg Resident Since: 2007

Occupation: photographer,

Short Bio: I grew up in Union Mills. I am a fifth generation Carroll Countian. The community of Gamber is named after my great-great-grandfather. I am self taught in photography. I spent over 34 years at the Carroll County Times in many positions including sports editor, city editor, photographer, photo editor, special sections editor and production editor. I am engaged to Shirley Snyder, an Eldersburg resident. I attended Frederick Community College.

Associations & Affiliations: AP Photo Editors, Eastern Motorsports Press Association, National Press Photographers Association

Favorite Thing to Do in Eldersburg: Go to Morgan Run with the grandchildren

Favorite Hobby: Reading and photography

Favorite Musical Artist: Bing Crosby

Favorite Book: Anything by Clive Cussler

Favorite Movie: To Kill A Mockingbird

Favorite Website:

If you could add one thing to Eldersburg, what would it be?
Staples or Best Buy

Last Updated: January 5, 2010