October 11, 2009
Philip Cushman Smith, a retired printing industry executive and World War II veteran who served in two branches of the service, died of respiratory failure Oct. 1 at Friend's Nursing Home in Sandy Spring. He was 90 and lived in Brinklow. Mr. Smith, the son of a University of Massachusetts-Amherst professor and a homemaker who was a Mayflower descendant, was born and raised in Amherst, Mass. He was a 1937 graduate of Amherst High School and a 1938 graduate of Williston Academy in Williston, Mass.
November 9, 2007
Scribbling this week's sports media notebook while wondering how soon ESPN will have to get separate desks for Stephen A. Smith and Bill Walton: On Tuesday at 10:30 p.m., four days before the annual renewal of a football series that began in 1897, HBO debuts Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry. It's yet another compelling sports documentary by the network that produces one after another. But that's just my opinion. Let's hear from someone who actually played in some of those games, former Buckeye Stan White: "Like Jim Valvano said, I had a good time.
September 16, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. -- Towson's special teams were anything but special in yesterday's Colonial Athletic Association opener at the University of Massachusetts. But that wasn't the only reason the Tigers suffered a 36-13 loss. Delaware @Towson Saturday, 7 p.m., 1570 AM
March 26, 2006
Free vehicle identification etching will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 22 at Amherst House in Kings Contrivance village. The Howard County Police Department will engrave a unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on all the major pieces of glass in each vehicle. Those who attend can also register in the Watch Your Car Program, a national vehicle theft prevention program. Information: Janet Stabile, 410-313-3337. `Kids' Clothes Swap' to be held April 22 The Long Reach Community Association will sponsor a "Kids' Clothes Swap" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 22 on the village center parking lot. The outdoor sale includes gently used children's clothes, toys, books and furniture.
December 17, 2005
James E. Ostendarp, a Baltimore native and former Amherst College football coach and running back for the New York Giants, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Soldier's Home in Holyoke, Mass. He was 82. A graduate of Polytechnic Institute, Mr. Ostendarp earned a degree in education from Bucknell University and a master's degree in counseling from Columbia University. At Amherst, he led the football team for 33 seasons, retiring in 1992 with a record of 168-91-5.
February 19, 2005
On February MARQUERITE SHEPARD HOOD, long time resident of Severna Park, MD. Beloved wife of the late Calvin Henry Hood, Jr. Loving mother of Carol and her husband Jay Baker and Calvin and his wife Tena Hood. Cherished grandmother of Miles, Howard and Joseph. Services and Interment in Amherst, MA with a memorial service for her Maryland friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Pelham Community Hall 351 Amhurst Rd., Pelham, MA 01002.