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March 16, 2006
JAMES R. COOLEY, 53, of Reisterstown, died of Melanoma on Monday, March 13, 2006 at Gilchrist Hospice. Born in Middletown, CT on July 13, 1952, the son of the late James Love Cooley and Anita Gore Cooley, he lived in the Baltimore area since 1975. He was employed by the AAI Corporation for 28 years where he was a Principal Engineer in the Training and Simulation product area. He developed designs for radar applications, one of which earned him a US patent that is recognized internationally.
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By STEPHANIE DESMON and STEPHANIE DESMON,SUN REPORTER | August 13, 2006
Milton Griscom Jaques, a newspaper reporter who covered politics in Washington from the Eisenhower to the Reagan years, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Edgewater resident was 79. Mr. Jaques, who retired from reporting in 1983, went on to found the National News Speakers Bureau, an agency that helps secure speaking engagements for television and print reporters, and served as president of the company until his death. "He traveled with [presidents]
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By STEPHANIE DESMON and STEPHANIE DESMON,SUN REPORTER | August 13, 2006
Milton Griscom Jaques, a newspaper reporter who covered politics in Washington from the Eisenhower to the Reagan years, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Edgewater resident was 79. Mr. Jaques, who retired from reporting in 1983, went on to found the National News Speakers Bureau, an agency that helps secure speaking engagements for television and print reporters, and served as president of the company until his death. "He traveled with [presidents]
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March 16, 2006
JAMES R. COOLEY, 63, of Reisterstown, died of Melanoma on Monday, March 13, 2006 at Gilchrist Hospice. Born in Middletown, CT on July 13, 1952, the son of the late James Love Cooley and Anita Gore Cooley, he lived in the Baltimore area since 1975. He was employed by the AAI corporation for 28 years where he was a Principal Engineer in the Training and Simulation product area. He developed designs for radar applications, one of which earned him a US patent that is recognized internationally.
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By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE | September 14, 1997
"What about the rain?" I nervously asked the voice at the other end of the car phone as the deluge beat down on our minivan roof. "Rain doesn't stop anyone from hiking in the White Mountains," the Appalachian Mountain Club staffer replied, laughing.I wasn't laughing. We'd had reservations since last winter to stay at one of the Appalachian Mountain Club's famed back-country huts along the Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It never occurred to me it might rain.Now, it seemed, carrying our sleeping bags and clothes in our backpacks, we had to hike nearly two miles in a downpour up a steep mountain trail, over slippery rocks and logs, to dinner and beds.
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By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE HHTC | April 13, 1997
This was one time on vacation Nancy Ritger and Mark Dindorf were pleased to discover how much they'd over-packed. All the can't-leave-home-without gear they were convinced their children needed on the camping trip never made it out of the car."We didn't need all of those toys," said Ritger, the New Hampshire mother of a toddler, preschooler and second-grader. "There was so much for the kids to do: catching frogs, swimming, bug-hunting. They got excited helping to stir the macaroni and cheese in the big pot."
SPORTS
December 6, 2009
BEST BET Saturday Hike 7 3/4 miles on Prince George's County's Northwest Branch Trail of the Anacostia Tributary Trail with the Appalachian Mountain Club. Explore a secluded stream valley in urban setting. Step off at 10 a.m. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Activity List") or 410-263-1844. CHILDREN Tuesday Discover the wild world of wolves in an interactive program that will teach children how to howl like a wolf and why wolves howl, 2 p.m., at the Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel.
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December 23, 2012
First Day Hikes Jan. 1 . All 50 state park systems will offer free, guided hikes so individuals and families can get the new year off on the right foot. For information, go to americasstateparks.org/first-day-hikes. Urban stroll Jan. 5 . Join a 3.3-mile urban stroll through Locust Point and Fort McHenry with the Appalachian Mountain Club. Step-off at 10 a.m. Details: amc-dc.org (click "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844. Md. Half Marathon Registration is open for the fifth annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.
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By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE | September 14, 1997
"What about the rain?" I nervously asked the voice at the other end of the car phone as the deluge beat down on our minivan roof. "Rain doesn't stop anyone from hiking in the White Mountains," the Appalachian Mountain Club staffer replied, laughing.I wasn't laughing. We'd had reservations since last winter to stay at one of the Appalachian Mountain Club's famed back-country huts along the Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It never occurred to me it might rain.Now, it seemed, carrying our sleeping bags and clothes in our backpacks, we had to hike nearly two miles in a downpour up a steep mountain trail, over slippery rocks and logs, to dinner and beds.
FEATURES
By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE HHTC | April 13, 1997
This was one time on vacation Nancy Ritger and Mark Dindorf were pleased to discover how much they'd over-packed. All the can't-leave-home-without gear they were convinced their children needed on the camping trip never made it out of the car."We didn't need all of those toys," said Ritger, the New Hampshire mother of a toddler, preschooler and second-grader. "There was so much for the kids to do: catching frogs, swimming, bug-hunting. They got excited helping to stir the macaroni and cheese in the big pot."
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