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Linthicum: Snyders head for higher ground with new restaurant

Linthicum: Snyders head for higher ground with new restaurant

When the flooding on March 30 destroyed the interior of Snyder's Willow Grove Restaurant owners Vernon and Helen Snyder and their family and had a decision to make: Rebuild on land that had flooded four straight years, give up the 77-year-old family business altogether, or move to a new location. To start again on that ground would have required extensive repairs and rebuilding, "a total reconstruction," said Vernon. "I couldn't imagine doing that again." To give up and close would mean that the employees who lost their jobs when the business closed would have to find new livelihoods. "We were upset that everybody lost jobs," said Vernon's...

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