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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
Madeleine S. Alban, a volunteer at local schools and hospitals, died of cardiac arrest July 12 at her Palm Beach, Fla., home. She was 94 and also lived in the Orchards in North Baltimore. Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Clarence Schauman, an executive of the old C.D. Kenny coffee and tea firm, and Ethel Schauman, a homemaker. She was a 1936 Friends School graduate. In 1939, she married James C. Alban Jr., who for many years owned the Alban Tractor Co. in Rosedale.
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NEWS
August 18, 1991
More castles in the sandIf you missed the Castle in the Sand's annual sand sculpture contest in June, take heart. Another contest will be held Thursday on the beach at 92nd Street.Registration is slated for 10 a.m., and contestants will be given a pail, shovel and hat. Trophies will be awarded in a variety of categories, including most creative and most elaborate, and competition is divided into four age groups: age 7 and under, ages 8 to 11, ages 12 to 15 and age 16 and older. Awards will be presented at 1 p.m.Sand sculptor Randy Hofman, who creates a religious tableau every night on the beach at First Street, will be on hand to zTC demonstrate sculpting techniques and to create a giant castle as a centerpiece for the event.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 22, 2011
Elizabeth C. "Betty" Michaels, a former registered nurse and homemaker who enjoyed baking and cooking, died Saturday of an embolism at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 103. She was born Elizabeth Colburn, the daughter of a Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. employee and a homemaker, and raised in Bolton Hill. She was a 1927 graduate of Bryn Mawr School and earned her nursing degree in 1931 from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She worked in the hospital's Robert Garrett Dispensary until her 1938 marriage to Albert Hillsman Michaels.
NEWS
November 16, 1990
Services for Albion K. Parris III, retired executive director of the Maryland-District of Columbia-Delaware-Virginia Hospital Association, will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles Street and Melrose Avenue.Mr. Parris, who was 79 and lived on Cardington Way in Cockeysville, died of pneumonia Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital.He retired in 1976 after having worked for the association since 1947. Earlier, he spent a year doing public relations work for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland and worked as a reporter and copy editor for The Sun.He came to Baltimore in 1936 from Cincinnati, where he had worked two years for the Enquirer.
NEWS
April 14, 2011
Two-for-one from Wyndham Vacation Rentals What's the deal? Wyndham Vacation Rentals (ResortQuest) is offering customers who book a minimum five-night beach vacation rental at a qualifying beach destination — including the Charleston islands, Delaware beaches, Hilton Head Island, Myrtle Beach and Northwest Florida — a complimentary seven-night vacation certificate. A qualifying Delaware property is the SeaColony resort in Bethany Beach, and you have to call 888-500-4271 to book.
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By John Fritze and John Fritze,Sun reporter | February 18, 2008
OCEAN CITY -- Diane Hafferman figured she was safe -- she was outside, after all -- but as she stood along the windswept beach here, cigarette in hand, she began to wonder if a place where people come to relax would continue to be so easygoing about her habit. Maryland residents are just getting used to a smoking ban imposed Feb. 1 in restaurants and bars, but the public debate over lighting up may not end with inside spaces. A small Delaware town is preparing to ban smoking on its beach and boardwalk, and other municipalities along the coast are taking notice.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2013
Frank R. Palmer III, who rose from a plasterer to president of a Remington plastering and drywall firm, died June 18 from complications of lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 90. The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. streetcar motorman and a Hutzler's department store manager, Frank Reynolds Palmer III was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden. Mr. Palmer was a 1941 graduate of City College and enlisted in the Army Air Force. He joined the VIII Bomber Command based in England.
TRAVEL
June 24, 2007
WHAT TO DO Five things to do in Ocean City 1. COUNT DOLPHINS / / Volunteer to help staff from the National Aquarium in Baltimore conduct Maryland's annual dolphin count Thursday. The count, which helps assess the health of the bottlenose dolphin population, is part of the aquarium's Beyond the Boardwalk summer program, which includes a fundraiser at Seacrets on Friday and Family Fun Day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Park. Call 410-371-9802 for locations and details. 2. TAKE A LEAP / / Go skydiving high above the shore at Ocean City Skydiving Center.
NEWS
By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | December 20, 2004
George Garland Norris, a weapons technician at Edgewood Arsenal and a World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at the home of his daughter in Punxsutawney, Pa. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident, who lived for many years in Baltimore County, was 77. Born in West Baltimore, Mr. Norris attended Polytechnic Institute before running away at age 14 to join the Army. His mother tracked him down about a year and a half later and ordered him to come home. In 1944, Mr. Norris joined the Navy, with his mother's blessing, and went to war aboard destroyers.
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By Heather Dewar and Heather Dewar,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2000
SOUTH BETHANY BEACH, Del. - Standing on the deck of his rented stilt house, looking out on the fastest-eroding beach in the second-fastest-eroding state in the nation, vacationer Matthew Slifko has a question: "What are the state and the Corps of Engineers going to do about it?" The state of Delaware and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' $22 million answer: They plan to build a 16-foot-high artificial dune - with a 150-foot-wide swath of sand behind it - along a two-mile stretch of shoreline.
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