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March 10, 1996
The Washington National Cathedral will conduct Lenten and Easter services through Easter Day, April 7.To accommodate as many worshipers as the cathedral can safely hold, free advance passes for the 8 a.m. and the 11 a.m. Easter Day services will be available by mail order. To request passes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Easter 1996, Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Aves. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016--5098. Include your name, address and daytime phone number; specify the service you prefer and the number of passes needed no more than six per service.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2011
BEDFORD, Pa.—The Steel Curtain that hangs across this section of the Keystone State is sturdy and true. To the south and east live the flocks that take comfort in Ravens and Eagles. To the far west, color football happiness and loyalty Cleveland brown. Despite being at about the halfway point between Baltimore and Pittsburgh, this town of 3,100 that knows a thing or two about ugly border conflicts has pledged its allegiance to the boys in black and gold. But there is a tiny rip in the Steel Curtain, a hint at an insurrection that started with one and is growing.
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FEATURES
April 14, 1996
Get your hands into the real dirt at Jefferson's retreat home in Bedford County, Va., at the Eighth Annual Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology.Offered by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia, the field school enables adults to experience the excitement of discovering Jeffersonian history at his villa. The program, designed to teach fieldwork in historical archaeology, will be offered June 17 through July 13, with an optional fifth week.The cost is $295, and student housing is available at area colleges.
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July 21, 2008
Do NASCAR collectibles qualify as legal tender? Or, in this case, illegal tender? A Pennsylvania man jailed on a charge of selling painkillers allegedly wanted a witness against him rubbed out. After finding his "hit man," however, he was planning to pay him off in bobbleheads. Allen Bridges of Everett was asking around the Bedford County Jail, searching for someone to kill for him, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. "I want him fed to the pigs," said Bridges, apparently a Hannibal Lecter fan. But Bridges seems to have blabbed too much, and another inmate tipped law enforcement officials, who then set up a state policeman to pretend he was interested in murder for hire.
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July 21, 2008
Do NASCAR collectibles qualify as legal tender? Or, in this case, illegal tender? A Pennsylvania man jailed on a charge of selling painkillers allegedly wanted a witness against him rubbed out. After finding his "hit man," however, he was planning to pay him off in bobbleheads. Allen Bridges of Everett was asking around the Bedford County Jail, searching for someone to kill for him, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. "I want him fed to the pigs," said Bridges, apparently a Hannibal Lecter fan. But Bridges seems to have blabbed too much, and another inmate tipped law enforcement officials, who then set up a state policeman to pretend he was interested in murder for hire.
NEWS
August 17, 2003
Thomas L. Getzendanner Sr., a salesman and stockyard engineer, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Aug. 10 at Beechwood Assisted Living in Catonsville. He was 86 and had lived for almost 50 years in Woodlawn. Born in Baltimore, he dropped out of Forest Park High School to work as a Bromo Seltzer salesman for Emerson Drug Co. in South Florida in the late 1930s. Mr. Getzendanner, who was known as Roy, returned to Baltimore and held jobs running machines at two area meatpacking companies.
NEWS
July 1, 1993
Search goes on for man who fled courthouseCUMBERLAND -- Authorities continued yesterday to look for a former Cumberland man who escaped from a second-floor window of the Bedford County District Courthouse in Pennsylvania.When his attorney turned his back at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, Ronald Eugene Matthews, 24, jumped through the open window and landed in shrubbery and bushes about 25 feet below, said Bedford County Sheriff Max Norris.Matthews, who was in court on charges of breaking and entering and receiving stolen property, was described as a white male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 150 to 170 pounds.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2011
BEDFORD, Pa.—The Steel Curtain that hangs across this section of the Keystone State is sturdy and true. To the south and east live the flocks that take comfort in Ravens and Eagles. To the far west, color football happiness and loyalty Cleveland brown. Despite being at about the halfway point between Baltimore and Pittsburgh, this town of 3,100 that knows a thing or two about ugly border conflicts has pledged its allegiance to the boys in black and gold. But there is a tiny rip in the Steel Curtain, a hint at an insurrection that started with one and is growing.
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By Karen M. Laski and Karen M. Laski,Special to the Sun | May 14, 2000
Scores of well-wishers, curiosity seekers, relatives and friends constantly tramped through Thomas Jefferson's house and over the grounds at Monticello. One lady even poked out a window with her parasol for a closer look inside the mansion. Jefferson longed for "the solitude of a hermit," and a retreat free of distractions. He fulfilled his wish at Poplar Forest, his estate 90 miles southwest of Monticello near Lynchburg, Va. When his wife, Martha, died in 1782, Jefferson inherited the 4,812-acre plantation in Bedford County, Va., from his father-in-law.
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By Tom Horton and SUN STAFF | January 1, 1999
EVEN AS MARYLAND makes long-overdue headway reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution from poultry manure, its upstream neighbor, Pennsylvania, threatens to offset it by inviting a huge buildup of factory hog farms.Pennsylvania's governor, Tom Ridge, has traveled as far as Asia to solicit investment in large, and largely unregulated, corporate pig factories.This at a time when his state is failing to meet goals for reducing bay pollution from existing agricultural operations.To meet goals of reducing by 40 percent the polluting nitrogen flowing to the bay from its Susquehanna and Potomac River drainages, Pennsylvania banked on a 1993 law. That law required that 4,178 farms have pollution-reduction plans by 1998.
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August 17, 2003
Thomas L. Getzendanner Sr., a salesman and stockyard engineer, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Aug. 10 at Beechwood Assisted Living in Catonsville. He was 86 and had lived for almost 50 years in Woodlawn. Born in Baltimore, he dropped out of Forest Park High School to work as a Bromo Seltzer salesman for Emerson Drug Co. in South Florida in the late 1930s. Mr. Getzendanner, who was known as Roy, returned to Baltimore and held jobs running machines at two area meatpacking companies.
TRAVEL
By Karen M. Laski and Karen M. Laski,Special to the Sun | May 14, 2000
Scores of well-wishers, curiosity seekers, relatives and friends constantly tramped through Thomas Jefferson's house and over the grounds at Monticello. One lady even poked out a window with her parasol for a closer look inside the mansion. Jefferson longed for "the solitude of a hermit," and a retreat free of distractions. He fulfilled his wish at Poplar Forest, his estate 90 miles southwest of Monticello near Lynchburg, Va. When his wife, Martha, died in 1782, Jefferson inherited the 4,812-acre plantation in Bedford County, Va., from his father-in-law.
FEATURES
April 14, 1996
Get your hands into the real dirt at Jefferson's retreat home in Bedford County, Va., at the Eighth Annual Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology.Offered by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia, the field school enables adults to experience the excitement of discovering Jeffersonian history at his villa. The program, designed to teach fieldwork in historical archaeology, will be offered June 17 through July 13, with an optional fifth week.The cost is $295, and student housing is available at area colleges.
FEATURES
March 10, 1996
The Washington National Cathedral will conduct Lenten and Easter services through Easter Day, April 7.To accommodate as many worshipers as the cathedral can safely hold, free advance passes for the 8 a.m. and the 11 a.m. Easter Day services will be available by mail order. To request passes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Easter 1996, Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Aves. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016--5098. Include your name, address and daytime phone number; specify the service you prefer and the number of passes needed no more than six per service.
NEWS
July 1, 1993
Search goes on for man who fled courthouseCUMBERLAND -- Authorities continued yesterday to look for a former Cumberland man who escaped from a second-floor window of the Bedford County District Courthouse in Pennsylvania.When his attorney turned his back at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, Ronald Eugene Matthews, 24, jumped through the open window and landed in shrubbery and bushes about 25 feet below, said Bedford County Sheriff Max Norris.Matthews, who was in court on charges of breaking and entering and receiving stolen property, was described as a white male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 150 to 170 pounds.
NEWS
September 15, 2004
On September 13, 2004 LOUISE (nee Wonders); beloved wife of Glenn P. Morse; devoted mother of Connie S. Jarboe and her husband Robert M. Jarboe and Cathy M. Cohen and her husband Mitchell J.M. Cohen; loving grandmother of Nicholas P. Villa, Michelle L. Villa, Tyler M. Cohen and Spencer M. Cohen; dear sister of Quinton Wonders. Also survived by many other family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Schimunek Funeral Home Inc., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall) on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Friday, due notice of time.
NEWS
May 7, 2002
Frances P. Norris, a retired nursing home aide, died of kidney failure Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 66 and lived in Baltimore's Park Heights area. Mrs. Norris retired several years ago as a nurse's assistant after working at Baltimore nursing homes. Born in Bedford County, Va., Frances Price attended schools there and moved to Baltimore in 1970. Services will be held at noon tomorrow at Chatman-Harris Funeral Home, 5240 Reisterstown Road. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, LeRoy Norris; a daughter, Linda H. Payne of Lynchburg, Va.; two brothers, Joseph Price and John Price, both of Alvista, Va.; six sisters, Rosa Hunt of Lynchburg, Va., Shirley Tardy of Hurt, Va., Betty Waller of Halifax, Va., Betsy Waller of Danville, Va., Edna Pitts of Alvista and Doris Robinson of Lynch Station, Va.; and four grandchildren.
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