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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | December 24, 1996
Barbara G. Balter, who with her husband founded an engineering consulting firm in the basement of their home and who later was hailed as one of the country's leading businesswomen, died of cancer yesterday at her Pikesville home. She was 68.From 1982 until she became ill last year, she was chairman and president of the Robert B. Balter Company -- Geotechnical Environmental Engineers in Owings Mills. The firm was named ** for her late husband.The firm was founded in 1963 as Robert B. Balter Soil and Foundation Consultants and was operated for many years from the basement of their Northwest Baltimore home.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2013
Most of the planning that went into the new Ducketts Lane Elementary School came courtesy of grown-ups, but Principal Heidi Balter let students come up with a finishing touch: the school mascot. For those assuming the kids would simply take their cue from the first four letters of the school's name, think again. "It's not a duck. It's an owl, because we make wise choices here at Ducketts Lane," said Balter, principal of Howard County public schools' 41st elementary school, which welcomed its first enrollees when classes convened Monday.
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October 4, 2003
On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, PAUL FELDMAN, beloved husband of Betty Feldman, (nee Greenspun), beloved father of Mrs. Abbie Braitman of CA, Douglass Feldman of PA, father-in-law of Larry Braitman, Barbara Feldman, stepfather of Robin Balter and Dr. Neil Napora, stepfather-in-law of Arthur Balter and Shelley Napora, beloved brother of Marvin Feldman of California, loving grandfather of David Braitman, Amanda Braitman, Joshua Napora, Carly Napora, Rachael...
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By MATTHEW DOLAN and MATTHEW DOLAN,SUN REPORTER | June 17, 2006
Lawyers for a Western Maryland police officer charged with threatening public officials with anonymous letters and phone calls persuaded a magistrate judge this week to free the officer from jail pending his federal trial. Yesterday, a federal judge overturned the ruling and ordered the officer held. "This is not an easy case," U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz said yesterday, adding that he had "real concerns about the precariousness" of the accused officer's mental state. The unusual reversal also prompted more disclosures in the case, providing new details in the case against Jeffrey S. Shifler.
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By Michael Enright and Michael Enright,Special to The Sun | January 21, 1991
Barbara Balter says she didn't need any expensive consultants to teach her how to run the family business when her husband, Robert, died unexpectedly in 1982."
BUSINESS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | August 7, 2005
At 102 years and counting, Dick's Castle may be the longest-running construction project ever. Vast, odd, sometimes even beautiful, the vaguely Moorish poured-concrete folly sits in Garrison, N.Y., like an old pasha on a hill overlooking that jog of the Hudson River between West Point to the west and the Shawangunk Mountains to the north. Thus sited, Dick's Castle claims as its home what is perhaps Garrison's most stunning vantage point - which may explain why the place has been wrestled with by so many for so long.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 4, 2001
PUPILS AT ROCKBURN Elementary School raised $1,193.32 for the American Cancer Society, a penny and a nickel at a time. The "penny power" project was organized by teacher Anita Lomax, the third-grade team leader, said Heidi Balter, the school's assistant principal. Posters around the school urged kids to bring in money to place in buckets around the school. Each morning from May 14 to May 18, pupils used the school's public-address system to remind their peers to contribute. "The buckets were filled to the rim with change," Balter said.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | July 25, 1991
On direct examination, the young woman had spoken softly as she told a federal jury how Keith W. McCormick Jr. abducted her at gunpoint in Towson, threatened her and raped her twice as he forced her to drive him on an overnight journey to Georgia.On cross-examination by McCormick's defense lawyer, she had fire in her eyes and loathing in her voice.The witness, testifying at McCormick's kidnapping trial in U.S. District Court in Baltimore over the past two days, said the defendant "choked me until I passed out" in a Virginia motel room, then made her shower with him, raped her and forced her to perform other sexual acts with him.That night, he bound her hands with shoestrings and raped her again in another motel room in North Carolina.
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By Gail Gibson and Gail Gibson,SUN STAFF | April 16, 2002
A federal judge yesterday ordered Eric D. Stennett jailed until his trial on drug and weapons charges, saying that the teen-ager who was acquitted last year in the death of a city police officer could pose a significant risk to the community if he were released from jail. U.S. Magistrate Judge James K. Bredar said that Stennett's high-profile acquittal in the death of Officer Kevon M. Gavin was not a factor in his decision to deny bail. But that earlier case loomed large yesterday as Stennett's attorneys began outlining a defense that will scrutinize the actions of city officers in bringing the new case.
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By Eric Siegel and Eric Siegel,SUN STAFF | October 23, 1999
A 33-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced yesterday in federal court to life in prison for the bludgeoning death of an elderly Bolton Hill man during a 1998 carjacking -- a crime that stunned the mid-town community.The jail term imposed on Robert Lane in U.S. District Court -- which under the federal system carries no possibility of parole -- was part of a plea bargain reached in July, in which Lane agreed to accept the sentence and prosecutors agreed to drop efforts to seek the death penalty in the case.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | August 7, 2005
At 102 years and counting, Dick's Castle may be the longest-running construction project ever. Vast, odd, sometimes even beautiful, the vaguely Moorish poured-concrete folly sits in Garrison, N.Y., like an old pasha on a hill overlooking that jog of the Hudson River between West Point to the west and the Shawangunk Mountains to the north. Thus sited, Dick's Castle claims as its home what is perhaps Garrison's most stunning vantage point - which may explain why the place has been wrestled with by so many for so long.
NEWS
October 4, 2003
On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, PAUL FELDMAN, beloved husband of Betty Feldman, (nee Greenspun), beloved father of Mrs. Abbie Braitman of CA, Douglass Feldman of PA, father-in-law of Larry Braitman, Barbara Feldman, stepfather of Robin Balter and Dr. Neil Napora, stepfather-in-law of Arthur Balter and Shelley Napora, beloved brother of Marvin Feldman of California, loving grandfather of David Braitman, Amanda Braitman, Joshua Napora, Carly Napora, Rachael...
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By Gail Gibson and Gail Gibson,SUN STAFF | April 16, 2002
A federal judge yesterday ordered Eric D. Stennett jailed until his trial on drug and weapons charges, saying that the teen-ager who was acquitted last year in the death of a city police officer could pose a significant risk to the community if he were released from jail. U.S. Magistrate Judge James K. Bredar said that Stennett's high-profile acquittal in the death of Officer Kevon M. Gavin was not a factor in his decision to deny bail. But that earlier case loomed large yesterday as Stennett's attorneys began outlining a defense that will scrutinize the actions of city officers in bringing the new case.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 4, 2001
PUPILS AT ROCKBURN Elementary School raised $1,193.32 for the American Cancer Society, a penny and a nickel at a time. The "penny power" project was organized by teacher Anita Lomax, the third-grade team leader, said Heidi Balter, the school's assistant principal. Posters around the school urged kids to bring in money to place in buckets around the school. Each morning from May 14 to May 18, pupils used the school's public-address system to remind their peers to contribute. "The buckets were filled to the rim with change," Balter said.
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By Eric Siegel and Eric Siegel,SUN STAFF | October 23, 1999
A 33-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced yesterday in federal court to life in prison for the bludgeoning death of an elderly Bolton Hill man during a 1998 carjacking -- a crime that stunned the mid-town community.The jail term imposed on Robert Lane in U.S. District Court -- which under the federal system carries no possibility of parole -- was part of a plea bargain reached in July, in which Lane agreed to accept the sentence and prosecutors agreed to drop efforts to seek the death penalty in the case.
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | December 24, 1996
Barbara G. Balter, who with her husband founded an engineering consulting firm in the basement of their home and who later was hailed as one of the country's leading businesswomen, died of cancer yesterday at her Pikesville home. She was 68.From 1982 until she became ill last year, she was chairman and president of the Robert B. Balter Company -- Geotechnical Environmental Engineers in Owings Mills. The firm was named ** for her late husband.The firm was founded in 1963 as Robert B. Balter Soil and Foundation Consultants and was operated for many years from the basement of their Northwest Baltimore home.
NEWS
By MATTHEW DOLAN and MATTHEW DOLAN,SUN REPORTER | June 17, 2006
Lawyers for a Western Maryland police officer charged with threatening public officials with anonymous letters and phone calls persuaded a magistrate judge this week to free the officer from jail pending his federal trial. Yesterday, a federal judge overturned the ruling and ordered the officer held. "This is not an easy case," U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz said yesterday, adding that he had "real concerns about the precariousness" of the accused officer's mental state. The unusual reversal also prompted more disclosures in the case, providing new details in the case against Jeffrey S. Shifler.
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By Scott Higham and Scott Higham,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1996
The star witness in the maritime union corruption case against Harry Seidman is heading to federal prison -- despite helping prosecutors and investigators crack an elaborate kickback scheme that cost union members more than $800,000.Ronald Schoop, 60, was ordered to serve eight months behind bars yesterday for his role in the scheme, which siphoned the money from the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots in Linthicum Heights for nearly 15 years.Sending a signalU.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg said he wanted the sentence to send a signal that white-collar corruption is a serious crime, and Schoop and Seidman betrayed the trust of of the 7,000-member union that represents ship captains and deck officers around the world.
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By Scott Higham and Scott Higham,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1996
The star witness in the maritime union corruption case against Harry Seidman is heading to federal prison -- despite helping prosecutors and investigators crack an elaborate kickback scheme that cost union members more than $800,000.Ronald Schoop, 60, was ordered to serve eight months behind bars yesterday for his role in the scheme, which siphoned the money from the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots in Linthicum Heights for nearly 15 years.Sending a signalU.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg said he wanted the sentence to send a signal that white-collar corruption is a serious crime, and Schoop and Seidman betrayed the trust of of the 7,000-member union that represents ship captains and deck officers around the world.
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By Stephen Wigler and Stephen Wigler,SUN MUSIC CRITIC | December 10, 1995
American Voices: The African-American Composers' Project, Works of Billy Childs, David Baker and William Banfield, performed by the Akron Symphony, Alan Balter conducting (Telarc CD-80409).This CD is the result of a National Endowment for the Arts challenge grant, matched by the Knight Foundation, that made possible a three-year project to commission and record three works by African-American composers. Childs and Banfield are composers still in their 30s; the 64-year-old Baker is a long-distinguished senior figure in American music, whose music has had champions as important (and diverse)
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