April 22, 2008
On April 18, 2008, JASMINE MAE JONES - ALI. On Wednesday, memorial services will be held at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Chapel, 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 11-11:30 A.M., with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
July 27, 2004
On July 26, 2004; LAZINA ALIBOODHOOSINGH, of Glenwood, MD; beloved wife of the late Frederick B. Boodhoosingh; mother of Farida K. Ali-Overholt, Yasmin S. Boodhoosingh and step-son Ralph B. Phillips; sister of Zalina Monaysar Also survived by two sons-in-laws, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Friends may call at National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA, on Tuesday, July 27 from 11 AM until Service Time at 1 PM. Internment to follow in National Memorial Park.
February 1, 2005
On January 28, 2005 SYLVIA JOHNSON ALI, Age 106; devoted mother-in-law of Thelma Smith; loving grandmother of Warran, Donald and Michael. She is also survived by five great grandchildren, nine great-great children, two great-great great grandchildren, niece Dorothy Alford, nephew Ernest Briscoe and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Ave. on Tuesday after 8:30 A.M. where the family will receive friends from 6 until 7 P.M. Services will be held on Wednesday, February 2 at St. James Episcopal Church, 1020 W. Lafayette Ave. at 10 A.M. followed by funeral services at 10:30 A.M. See www.marchfh.
October 8, 1991
Two quotes ring with particular resonance in a new biography of former heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali premiering on cable tonight."I'm actually too good for my time," we hear him saying at a 1967 press conference regarding his banishment from boxing, for refusing on religious grounds to be drafted into the Army.And near the end of this edition of the Arts & Entertainment network's "Biography" (at 8 p.m. and again at midnight), in a clip of fairly recent vintage, he says in sadly halting fashion, "I'm happy to be getting out [of boxing]
October 14, 2006
When Marconi's restaurant closed in June last year, its patrons worried about what would happen to Ali Morsy, the Baltimore institution's beloved waiter who memorized their drink preferences and always knew which people wanted to skip the anchovies in their chopped salads. Morsy took three weeks off last summer and joined the staff of the Capital Grille at Pratt and Gay streets in the Inner Harbor. He says he's busier than ever and helps serve the 400 people who might show up on a packed Saturday night.
November 26, 1991
CHICAGO -- Ali Gubs proved strongest in the stretch run yesterday, defeating Explosive Type by one length in the featured Lithe Purse at Hawthorne Race Course.Martini Up took third in the 1-mile, 70-yard race for fillies and mares.Ridden by Fernando Valenzuela and timed in 1 minute, 47 1/5 seconds, Ali Gubs paid $9.40, $6.80 and $4.40. Explosive Type returned $12.40 and $8.20, while the show price on Martini Up was $9.20.