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June 18, 2002
Charles S. "Tod" Connor, a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager and longtime volunteer at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, died of a brain aneurysm Thursday at Sinai Hospital. The Randallstown resident was 71. Born and raised in Scarsdale, N.Y., Mr. Connor earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from Cornell University in 1953. After serving in the Army from 1953 to 1955, he moved to Baltimore and went to work for International Harvester Corp. In the late 1950s, he joined the industrial engineering department at Bethlehem Steel's Sparrows Point plant, and later became superintendent of its production scheduling department.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By LORI SEARS | January 4, 2007
THEATER `Virginia Woolf' visits Edward Albee's Tony Award-winning Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? makes a month-long stopover at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The touring production, which begins its five-city tour tonight in Washington, runs through Jan. 28 in the Eisenhower Theater. Starring 2006 London Evening Standard Award winner Kathleen Turner and 2005 Tony Award-winning actor Bill Irwin, the show revolves around bitter married couple George and Martha (Irwin and Turner)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2003
Sleeping with the fishes was never supposed to be this much fun. The National Aquarium in Baltimore is presenting a new overnight program in which visitors can take part in a "Sleepover With the Sharks," now through August. The adventure includes guided tours, behind-the-scenes access and hands-on activities. The event is geared to adults and children ages 8 and older. The event includes a guided tour throughout the aquarium, including a tour to the food-preparation area to see how the sharks and the rays are fed and cared for. Guests can take a walk along the Shark Catwalk and view the swimming sharks that are just inches below their feet.
NEWS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Sun Staff Writer | June 25, 1995
When Nicholas Brown was appointed in 1983 to take the helm of the National Aquarium in Baltimore, more than a few aquarium industry veterans were puzzled by the selection.A scion of the wealthy Brown family of Rhode Island, retired Navy captain, avid sailor and Renaissance man, Mr. Brown was an admittedly unconventional choice to head Baltimore's seven-story "world of water," then less than 3 years old.What set him apart most is that he lacked the academic credentials held by other zoo and aquarium directors.
NEWS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Sun Staff Writer | May 19, 1994
Gov. William Donald Schaefer waded last night in the dolphin pool at the National Aquarium, 13 years after his famous 1981 dip in the facility's seal pool.The occasion was a party for Frank A. Gunther Jr., who stepped down May 1 as chairman of the aquarium after two lengthy stints. Mr. Gunther swam in the seal pool with Mr. Schaefer -- then mayor of Baltimore -- in the summer of 1981 to make amends for its opening a month later than scheduled.Mr. Schaefer made his splash this time in the dolphin tank at the Marine Mammal Pavilion on Pier 4. Wearing a black baseball cap, blue aquarium staff shirt and hip-high galoshes, he stood in the shallow end of the pool and signaled to one of the dolphins, which surprised him by leaping out of the water.
NEWS
May 3, 1993
Tricia SlaterSchool: Glenelg High SchoolHometown: Ellicott CityAge: 18Her accomplishments: Tricia has been involved with class government for several years. She's senior class president and has served as junior class president, as well as freshman and sophomore class vice-president.She also serves as a peer mediator and features page editor for the school newspaper. Last year, she was activities page editor for the school yearbook.She plays varsity lacrosse and field hockey and runs indoor track.
FEATURES
By Liz Atwood | March 28, 2001
Beyond stews, soups Spring may be here, but that's no reason to put away the slow cooker. A new book from Lora Brody, "Slow Cooker Cooking," shows how you can use this appliance to make more than stews and soups. Recipes include Duxelles-Stuffed Mushrooms and Asian Short Ribs. To help seahorses You can have your cake and help a cause, too. Leroy Cox, executive chef at Pisces Specialty Seafood Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, has created a cake in honor of the opening of a seahorse exhibit at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
NEWS
By Staff Report | July 18, 1993
The opening of the movie "Free Willy," in which a whale is freed from a marine park by a youngster, attracted demonstrators yesterday to the National Aquarium in Baltimore's Inner Harbor to protest keeping dolphins and whales in captivity.About 35 protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and The Dolphin Project gathered at Pratt and Gay streets near the aquarium with banners and picket signs. They passed out fliers and shouted, "Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Dolphins' jails have got to go."
NEWS
September 25, 1990
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has begun planning for a late-December opening of the new $35 million Marine Mammal Pavilion.Aquarium spokeswoman Vicki Aversa said the grand opening will likely be on a date between Christmas and New Year's Day, perhaps Dec. 26.Although final construction is continuing on the new Pier 4 facility, Aversa said the aquarium's two beluga whales -- Kia and Anore -- have already been moved from the Pier 3 building into the...
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