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September 18, 1991
Trinity School in Ellicott City is celebrating its 50th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 29.Mass will be followed by an open house.Parents, alumni and former faculty are invited.Information: 744-1226 or 744-1524.
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Editorial from The Aegis | August 29, 2013
These days, organizations march on the Mall in Washington, D.C., with relative regularity. Anyone who visits one or another of the Smithsonian museums on any given day no doubt will get a look at one or another small group exercising First Amendment rights of peaceable assembly and free speech. Larger gatherings of thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of people aren't everyday occurrences, but they happen with enough regularity that they're not all that noteworthy.
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SPORTS
April 14, 1997
Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color line in baseball, and The Sun will commemorate the event with a four-page section wrapping around the sports section that day. Coverage will include Robinson's impact on the civil rights movement and how today's players view Robinson's legacy.Pub Date: 4/14/97
NEWS
By Jonah Goldberg | August 28, 2013
Amid the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one complaint became almost a refrain: What about economic justice? After all, the official title of the event was the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The line "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character" resides in the rhetorical pantheon with "Four score and seven years ago" and "We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union.
SPORTS
December 21, 2008
Today we examine the year 1958 and what it was like in Baltimore and New York around the historic Dec. 28, 1958, game between the Colts and Giants. As the 50th anniversary approaches, we'll look at the game through the eyes of those who played in it and those who watched it at Yankee Stadium. In addition to The Baltimore Sun's coverage the next week, there will be events in Baltimore commemorating the game: Tuesday The Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is opening an exhibit honoring Baltimore's first football champions, the 1958 Baltimore Colts, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of "The Greatest Game Ever Played."
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | November 19, 2000
As soon as they entered the Renaissance Harbor Place Hotel, Baltimore Opera Company supporters were greeted by two costumed characters they knew well -- Madame Butterfly and Lieutenant Pinkerton from Puccini's opera. Upstairs, 375 guests celebrated the BOC's 50th anniversary at the "50 Grand" Opera Ball, and mixed with other famous figures. There were more of opera's legendary -- like "La Traviata's" Violetta and Alfredo -- and then there were the living legends -- international opera stars Renata Scotto and Renate Bahle, as well as Baltimore's own jazz virtuoso Ethel Ennis.
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,Sun reporter | August 8, 2008
A 50th anniversary celebration honoring the 1958 Baltimore Colts NFL championship team will be held Saturday, Dec. 27, at M&T Bank Stadium, organizers announced yesterday. Tickets will go on sale in October. Most of the 18 surviving Colts are expected to attend, along with members of the New York Giants, who fell to Baltimore, 23-17, in overtime. That game, played in New York on Dec. 28, 1958, is considered to have launched the NFL toward becoming America's most popular sport. "Nostalgia for the old Colts is still very heavy, but this is more than just a Baltimore event," said Dorsey Baldwin, co-chairman of the 50th Anniversary Greatest Game Ever Played Committee.
FEATURES
By Susan Reimer and Susan Reimer,SUN STAFF | December 12, 2003
Those novelty wall clocks offering bird calls on the hour must be a bigger hit than we imagined, because copycats (excuse the pun) abound. This holiday season, the Paragon catalog celebrates a classic car's golden anniversary with a 50th Anniversary Corvette Clock, featuring a distinctive engine sound every hour, including those of the original 1953 Corvette, the famous Sting Ray and the 2003 model. You, too, can feel like you are trapped in the garage with your favorite grease monkey while he works on his car. For a lesser roar, the Improvements catalog offers a grandparents' version of this timepiece.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | September 17, 1999
In Baltimore CityRepairs to disrupt light rail service north of North Ave.Central light rail service between North Avenue and Hunt Valley Mall will be disrupted today and tomorrow as maintenance crews continue to clear trees and repair overhead wires in the Falls Road and Mount Washington neighborhoods bordering the line.Regular service will remain in effect between North Avenue and Cromwell Station in Glen Burnie.Information: Mass Transit Administration, 410-539-5000, or Web site at www.mtamaryland.
ENTERTAINMENT
By KNIGHT RIDDER / TRIBUNE | January 12, 2006
Wedding Crashers [New Line] $28.99 Wedding Crashers, starring party boys Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn as otherwise presentable young professionals who crash weddings and receptions in search of turned-on bridesmaids and guests, was one of the few summer hits. It made more than $209 million stateside alone, making it the year's fourth most popular film (after Star Wars: Episode III, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and War of the Worlds). And few in the movie business doubt that its raunchiness - mostly verbal - played a major role in its success.
NEWS
August 26, 2013
They came and they came and they came. Streaming down 17th Street toward the Lincoln Memorial, about 100,000 of us, black, brown and light-skinned, some speaking languages other than English, they came together to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington. The young, holding onto the hands of the wise, were there in force, the future learning from the past ("Obama in gray area as he commemorates march," Aug. 26). Many of us were outraged and our signs witnessed those grievances - justice, merciful immigration laws, more jobs, better wages, fair development, peace in our cities, better schools for our kids, treatment and rehabilitation for prisoners.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2013
An exhibit at the Johns Hopkins Evergreen House that was thrown into doubt this week is back on, but without two artworks at the crux of a dispute between the artist and the curator. The two large pieces in question — one depicting a cross, the other a mosaic of the word "Jew" — were offered as part of an outdoor exhibit by Fells Point artist Loring Cornish called "In Each Other's Shoes," to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington.
NEWS
By Edward Gunts, The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2012
Decades after they joined the Girl Scouts, Kirsten Enzinger and Janet Brown still have fond memories of times they spent inside the giant tepee at Annapolis' Camp Woodlands. "It was the place for orientation, the place for meals, the place for meetings," recalls Enzinger, who was a Girl Scout in the 1950s and 1960s and later an assistant troop leader. "It was our gathering spot. People were coming and going all the time. " The distinctive form makes it instantly recognizable to anyone who gets lost, said Brown, a Scout leader since the mid-1970s.
EXPLORE
October 5, 2011
On Sept. 18, Barbara and Allen Walker, of Felton, Pa., were surprised with a party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their wedding. The two were married Dec. 16, 1961 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bel Air where they continued to live until their retirement. The party was at Jarrettsville Gardens. The couple's three children, Catherine Arnold and husband, Douglas, of Kearneysville, W.Va., Deanna Kipp and husband, Daniel, of Felton, Pa., and Allen Walker II and wife, Candace, of Bel Air, hosted the party.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | July 7, 2009
Andrew L. "Shad" Crockett, a retired postmaster and a highly decorated World War II infantryman who landed at Normandy on D-Day with the 29th Division, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Edward W. McGready Memorial Hospital in Crisfield. He was 85. Mr. Crockett was born on Tangier Island, the son of a waterman and a homemaker. After graduating from Crisfield High School, he moved to Baltimore and went to work in the Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Fairfield yard building Liberty ships. In 1943, he enlisted in the Army and was sent to England aboard the RMS Queen Mary, where he joined the 115th Regiment of the Army's 29th Division.
SPORTS
December 21, 2008
Today we examine the year 1958 and what it was like in Baltimore and New York around the historic Dec. 28, 1958, game between the Colts and Giants. As the 50th anniversary approaches, we'll look at the game through the eyes of those who played in it and those who watched it at Yankee Stadium. In addition to The Baltimore Sun's coverage the next week, there will be events in Baltimore commemorating the game: Tuesday The Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is opening an exhibit honoring Baltimore's first football champions, the 1958 Baltimore Colts, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of "The Greatest Game Ever Played."
NEWS
October 1, 1999
TODAY is the 50th anniversary of the moment when the revolutionary Mao Tse-tung climbed atop the gate of Beijing's Forbidden City and proclaimed the People's Republic of China. War preceded and tumult followed.He was the worst of Communists, embodying world revolution when Josef Stalin was rhetorically more restrained. He was the greatest of liberators, unchaining a giant from feudal slumber.He was the madman who proclaimed a great leap forward on sheer willpower that broke the nation. Where class, age and education were venerated, he was the paranoid who sicced teen-agers on parents and peasants on gentility, to destroy the social order and national genius.
NEWS
November 26, 2006
HCC department gets excellence honor The Department of Business and Industry Training at Harford Community College has been honored for excellence in the Best Business and Industry category by the Learning Resources Network, an international association dedicated to lifelong learning. The winning entry will be included in a showcase of programs at the LERN convention in Baltimore from Thursday through Saturday. Placement test Dec. 9 at John Carroll John Carroll School will be one of the sites where the Catholic High School Placement Test is administered.
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,Sun reporter | August 8, 2008
A 50th anniversary celebration honoring the 1958 Baltimore Colts NFL championship team will be held Saturday, Dec. 27, at M&T Bank Stadium, organizers announced yesterday. Tickets will go on sale in October. Most of the 18 surviving Colts are expected to attend, along with members of the New York Giants, who fell to Baltimore, 23-17, in overtime. That game, played in New York on Dec. 28, 1958, is considered to have launched the NFL toward becoming America's most popular sport. "Nostalgia for the old Colts is still very heavy, but this is more than just a Baltimore event," said Dorsey Baldwin, co-chairman of the 50th Anniversary Greatest Game Ever Played Committee.
NEWS
April 23, 2008
Library to end dial-up Internet service June 30 The Baltimore County Public Library system will stop offering dial-up Internet service subscriptions at the end of June, a library spokesman said yesterday. Begun in 1995, the service offered inexpensive dial-up service to county residents and nonresidents and peaked at 9,000 customers. But as Internet users have moved from dial-up access to far faster broadband connections, the subscriber list has dwindled to about 2,000 accounts, said Bob Hughes, a library system spokesman.
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