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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,Sun reporter | November 7, 2007
A pair of Naval Academy graduates has sued the school's powerful alumni association, accusing the top leaders of flouting the board's bylaws and demanding they be thrown out for allegedly violating term limits. The two graduates, backed by a former commandant of the Marine Corps, who filed the lawsuit Monday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, accuse the board of the 48,000-member association of manipulating last year's election to keep the incumbent chairman in office.
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By Alejandro Zuniga and The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2014
On Tuesday, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association named center fielder Adam Jones as the Orioles' recipient of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award. The honor values athletes who “demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game” and is the only big league award voted on by former players. Jones, along with the 29 winners from the other clubs, was selected for his work ethic and passion for baseball. “He represents all the best qualities of a teammate and competitor,” Brooks Robinson, Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman and Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association president, said in a statement.
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By Christina Bittner and Christina Bittner,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 21, 2001
THE BROOKLYN Park High School Alumni Association invites everyone to attend the 8th Anne Arundel County Police Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Brooklyn Park Middle School, 200 Hammonds Lane. For the second year, the alumni association is organizing the event. "We thought that it would be a nice thing for the community. Especially this year when people are uneasy about traveling. It's something for the community to enjoy," said Richard Arnold, alumni association secretary.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | November 17, 2013
Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87. When her children told extended family members she had died, few believed them, according to her son, David Scher. She was the nurse her colleagues at Sinai Hospital called the "bionic woman" after she decided to walk to work during a blizzard because she believed people needed her. She was in her 60s at the time, Mr. Scher said.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2012
Armed with a plan for protests and petitions, phone banks and pep rallies, the Northwestern High School Alumni Association has set "Operation Hands-Off Northwestern" in motion. The association's leadership met Tuesday with parents and community activists to map out what they say will be a fight to the bitter end to save the large Baltimore City high school from closing - from a pep rally Friday to a legal injunction and civil rights lawsuit when the school board takes its final vote on the recommendation in the 2015-2016 school year.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,sun reporter | July 10, 2007
James G. Linz, a financial planner who had administered a medical practice, died of cancer Friday at his Timonium home. He was 54. Born in Baltimore and raised in Parkville, he was a 1971 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. He earned an accounting degree at Loyola College, where he also received a master's degree. While an undergraduate, he played soccer and as a freshman was a member of the school's 1971 championship team. He worked in grants and contracts at the University of Maryland in downtown Baltimore and later went on to be chief executive officer at a physicians practice based at its Shock Trauma Center.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | June 9, 1996
Hampstead's Tfc. Ronald W. Cullison Jr. has staked a claim to a bit of state police history in a little more than six years on the job.Cullison, a resident trooper in Carroll County, is the first honored as Trooper of the Year by both the Maryland State Police and its Alumni Association since the awards were instituted 35 years ago.In 1995, Cullison worked 97 cases as the primary investigator for the Criminal Investigation Division of the Westminster barracks....
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June 13, 1991
The alumni association of Morgan State University is sponsoring a cruise to the western Caribbean Aug. 17-24.Payment is due by July 1. For details, call 362-9417 or 444-3015.
NEWS
March 11, 2008
The chief executive officer of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association is stepping down, about four months after a lawsuit was filed relating to how the association is run. George Watt informed the board of directors of his decision Friday. The litigation concerns the governance of the alumni association. In May, two alumni voiced concern about the association's 2006 election and term limits for board members. Associated Press
NEWS
June 14, 1993
Five Western Maryland College graduates were honored recently for their participation in alumni and college affairs.Meritorious Service Award recipients were Lee D. Lodge, Class of 1943; Mary Todd Griffiths, '48; R. Peter Urquhart, '58; Gordon B. Shelton, '68; and Dennis L. Peters, '78.Mr. Lodge, a Frederick resident, has served as class president since the year of his graduation and has been a member of several alumni committees, including the reunion, nominating and reunion-fund committees.
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July 3, 2013
The 2013 North Harford High School Alumni Association's scholarships winners are Julianna Harvey, daughter of Jeffrey and Johanna Harvey of White Hall, attending University of Maryland' and Ariel Breidenbaugh, daughter of Albert and Valerie Breidenbaugh of Jarrettsville, attending Towson University.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2013
After a two-year detour to New York City, the ceremony to announce the winner of the nation's most lucrative undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, will be held in Baltimore this year. The decision marks the second time in three years that Washington College officials have moved the event, which was a staple of commencement on the school's Chestertown campus for the competition's first 43 years. The event was so successful in New York the past two years that chapters of the college's alumni association around the country put in bids to host future announcements, Washington College President Mitchell Reiss said.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2012
Armed with a plan for protests and petitions, phone banks and pep rallies, the Northwestern High School Alumni Association has set "Operation Hands-Off Northwestern" in motion. The association's leadership met Tuesday with parents and community activists to map out what they say will be a fight to the bitter end to save the large Baltimore City high school from closing - from a pep rally Friday to a legal injunction and civil rights lawsuit when the school board takes its final vote on the recommendation in the 2015-2016 school year.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2012
Prosecutors dropped charges Monday against Ryan Marcus Coleman, a former City College administrator accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student, saying they lacked sufficient evidence to take the case to trial. Coleman, 36, was charged in July 2010 with sex abuse of a minor, fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault. Assistant state's attorneys Michael Leedy and Katherine Smeltzer dropped all of those charges in Baltimore Circuit Court just before jury selection and a trial were slated to begin.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 23, 2011
Nicole McAllister, a longtime Johns Hopkins Club waitress whose grit and determination to see that her daughter received a college education paid off earlier this year when she had the pleasure of seeing her daughter receive her bachelor's degree, died Dec. 16 of a stroke at Sinai Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 44. The daughter of a construction worker and a teacher's aide, Nicole McAllister was born in Baltimore and raised on Newton Avenue. After graduating from Walbrook High School in 1985, Ms. McAllister worked as a teller for almost a decade at the old Union Trust Co., later Signet Bank, until she was laid off from her job In 1994, she took a job as a waitress at the Johns Hopkins Club, which is on the university's Homewood campus, where she quickly built a loyal and dedicated following.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | September 18, 2011
Dr. Joseph Giardina, a retired Baltimore County dentist who was an early advocate for understanding the educational needs of dyslexic students, died of kidney failure Sept. 9 at his Phoenix, Baltimore County, home. He was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette Street, he was a 1948 graduate of Polytechnic Institute, where he played football. He remained active in the school's alumni association. While in the Army and serving in Germany, he also competed on a military football team.
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By JAMIE STIEHM and JAMIE STIEHM,SUN REPORTER | November 29, 2005
In the latest round of an ongoing skirmish, a group of gay U.S. Naval Academy graduates is pressing the academy's alumni association to approve an anti-discrimination policy when its board of trustees meets Thursday - a step the association rejects as unnecessary. Jeff Petrie of San Francisco, a 1989 graduate, said yesterday that he and others plan to attend the board meeting in Alumni Hall to make the point - if only as silent observers - that some homosexual and transgender academy graduates favor having an explicit policy written into the 51,000- member alumni association's bylaws.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Laura Vozzella | June 20, 2011
What was with those "Blue Jays Forever" banners on the Warehouse at Camden Yards? A Johns Hopkins alumni association hosted some kind of fund-raising event staff meeting was taking place at a banquet facility at the Warehouse Thursday, so the entrance was festooned that morning with four gaily decorated vertical banners in Hopkins periwinkle blue, proclaiming “Blue Jays Forever.” It was quite colorful, a spy tells me. And quite...
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