September 15, 1991
Sunday was a day of celebration for well-wishers and the 250 parishioners of St. Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Catholic Church in Joppa,which opened its doors for Mass for the first time. The building wasformerly St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church in Fallston.
July 5, 2001
A Glen Burnie man died Tuesday after his motorcycle drifted off the road and slammed into two trees near Eldersburg, state police said. William Allan Puckett Jr., 38, of the 100 block of Janaelin Drive was heading west on Arrington Road about 10:45 a.m. when his 1979 Yamaha motorcycle struck a tree on the road's north side. The motorcycle came to a stop after striking a second tree about 30 feet off the road. Puckett was taken by helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died at 11:52 a.m. State police said no one witnessed the accident, and the preliminary cause is driver error.
April 16, 2004
SHIRLEY BENTON, 69, of RR 5, Keyser, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born Tuesday, July 10, 1934 at Atlantic City, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Florence (Smith) Ingersol. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Ann Benton, and two brothers: Bill Smith and Charles A. Smith. Mrs. Benton was a homemaker and a member of the Assumption Church where she served as church lector. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, William Donald Benton, Sr.; two sons, William Donald Benton, Jr. of New Creek and Bradford W. Benton, Sr. of Cumberland, MD; four grandchildren: Jesse C. Benton, Robert W. Benton, Bradford W. Benton, Jr. and Brady C. Benton.
December 19, 2011
The Washington Post used to have the best media reporter in the country in Howard Kurtz. Now it was Erik Wemple writing what the paper calls "a reported opinion blog on news media. " I'll leave it to others to speculate on what that might suggest about the trajectory of the Post. But I was on Kurtz's "Reliable Sources" CNN media show Sunday, and Wemple didn't like what I said about the debut of Chelsea Clinton as a "special correspondent" for NBC News. You can read his post here . In it, he called me "childish and misanthropic" for my criticism of Clinton.
July 23, 1993
IN CAMBRIDGE, Mass., a 15-year-old is accused of murdering a college student during a mugging, then bragging to his two high school-age accomplices that the knife went all the way through the body.After the boy's arraignment, some of his classmates cried. Not for the loss of a promising life, but for the high bail that had been placed on their friend. When a reporter asked one of them what the appropriate punishment for murder should be, he responded, "counseling." Said another, a girl, "What's the big bleepin' deal?
December 12, 2004
On November 15, 2004, MARTY, of New Smyrna Beach, FL, formerly of Baltimore, MD, is the beloved son of the late James Edward Allenbaugh and Gertrude Dailey; and the loving brother of Mary Ziegler, James Allenbaugh, Virginia Worthington and the late Thomas Allenbaugh. He is survived by his two children, Martin Allenbaugh, Jr. and Christopher Allenbaugh, and his three grandchildren. Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary of the Assumption (410-435-5900), 5502 York Rd., Baltimore, on Saturday, December 18, at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, 10038 or to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Florida, 32119.