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August 2, 2009
Readers are now able to search and purchase digitized microfilm copies of articles published in The Baltimore Sun from its first issue, on May 17, 1837, through the last day of 1945 - more than 100 years of historical material. To subscribe to this service, go to baltimoresunstore.com and click on "search for articles." In the past, Sunstore could only offer digitized article searches from September 1990. The Baltimore Sun is working to make available its articles from 1946 through September 1990 as well.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | May 30, 2012
With "VEEP and "Game Change" produced here, I have been writing a lot about Baltimore standing in for Washington. But Wednesday afternoon, the TV sleight of hand hit a little too close to home when the Calvert Street entrance to the Sun said in big bold letters "The Washington Herald. " Happily, it was not real institutional change -- just a little more TV magic as the crew for the $100 million Netflix seriesĀ "House of Cards" had "dressed" the building for scenes to be shot later this week.
NEWS
By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | April 22, 2011
For the second straight year, The Baltimore Sun has been named newspaper of the year in the annual Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association awards contest. The Sun won 39 first- or second-place awards in the editorial contest among papers with a circulation of 75,000 or more; The Washington Post won 22. Of those, The Sun won 10 "Best of Show" awards, including nods for staff coverage of spot news (the resignation of Mayor Sheila Dixon), sports story (2010 Preakness), special section (the 10th anniversary of the Ravens' Super Bowl victory)
NEWS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | June 11, 1997
In a move aimed at strengthening its regional business, The Baltimore Sun Co. announced yesterday plans to buy Patuxent Publishing Co., a Columbia-based publisher of weekly newspapers and other publications.Patuxent publishes 13 weekly papers in Howard and Baltimore counties, including the Columbia Flier, the Jeffersonian and the Northeast Times Reporter. It also publishes seven community telephone directories and two magazines, concentrated in Howard and Carroll counties. Combined, Patuxent publications have an average circulation of more than 250,000 a week.
NEWS
December 4, 1997
Services for Donald H. Patterson Sr., retired publisher of the Baltimore Sun newspapers and president of the A. S. Abell Co., )) who died of cancer Tuesday, are planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Anne Episcopal Church, Church Circle, Annapolis.Memorial donations may be made to the church; or Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Highway, Millersville 21108.Pub Date: 12/04/97
NEWS
By Staff Report | March 27, 1993
Effective April 5, The Baltimore Sun will no longer accept classified advertising for guns and gun shows.Company officials said yesterday that they hope the new policy will slow the unlicensed sale of guns. In the past, classified advertisements in The Sun and The Evening Sun have provided an unregulated market for the sale of handguns, rifles and shotguns. The new policy will eliminate that market.People who buy handguns from a dealer must wait seven days to pick them up while state police check the background of the purchaser.
BUSINESS
January 8, 1991
The Baltimore Sun named three current executives as senior vice presidents yesterday to serve as top aides to new publisher Michael J. Davies, who said the promotions were designed to create a more efficient senior management team.Diana Zinda, 34, previously the newspapers' advertising director, was named senior vice president for advertising and marketing.James Shaw, 41, chief financial officer of The Sun and The Evening Sun, was named senior vice president and business manager.The company's finance, administration, plant and facilities, and suburban zone operations will report to him.John Patinella, 43, the newspapers' circulation director, is now senior vice president for circulation and will assume responsibility for packaging operations.
BUSINESS
November 16, 1991
The Baltimore Sun Co. yesterday announced a voluntary buyout package that could apply to about 1,200 of the publishing company's 2,000 full-time employees.In an effort to reduce its work force, the company offered to pay eligible workers up to 15 months of their current salary, depending on seniority, and to pay for the majority of their health benefits for a certain period if they choose to resign by Jan. 7.In a notice to employees, publisher Michael J. Davies said that the offer was a response to the recession and the declines in advertising revenues in the past two years.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | July 1, 1994
Twelve Baltimore Sun staffers were named as recipients in the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild's "Front Page Awards," which honor exemplary efforts by union members in 1993.Photographer Garo Lachinian was awarded the grand prize for photography for a collection of photos he submitted, including several he took while visiting the war-torn country of Armenia.Mr. Lachinian also received several other awards in other categories, including best portrait photography, best picture story, and best sports photography.
NEWS
March 1, 1991
James Lee Tawes Sr., 61, an advertising department administrator at the Baltimore Sun for many years, died today at Franklin Square Hospital after suffering a heart attack last week.Mr. Tawes, an Air Force veteran, began working in the advertising department 35 years ago. He spent much of that time as the principal advertising makeup person.In that job, he would help decide how many pages each section of the newspapers would be allocated and where various ads would run. He would consult with managers in the papers' editorial departments and other departments to determine the makeup of the papers.
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