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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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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.
BUSINESS
By Patricia V. Rivera and Patricia V. Rivera,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 29, 2002
Soon after Bob and Delores Wardwell finished paying off the mortgage on their home in Ellicott City in November 2001, they came to a painful realization. The tax break they earned with a mortgage was gone. "That's when we decided that we'd be better off buying a second home," said Delores Wardwell. They settled on a cozy duplex priced at $190,000 near Bethany Beach, Del. The Wardwells are part of a new wave of consumers helping to make a hot real estate market even better by investing in vacation homes.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
Barbara L. Daue, a homemaker and jewelry designer, died Feb. 19 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 59. The daughter of James C. Jones, who was the owner of the George W. King Printing Co., and Nancy Horner Jones, a homemaker, Barbara Lynn Jones was born in Baltimore and raised in Lutherville. After graduating in 1973 from Dulaney Valley High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in 1977 from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Va. After college, Mrs. Daue worked in sales at H.C. Garthe, a Cross Keys jewelry store, and later at a women's clothing store.
TRAVEL
June 27, 1999
Alaska's heritage in from the coldThe true history of Alaska lies in its remaining indigenous communities, which still live much the same way as their ancestors. These cultures are celebrated at the new Alaska Native Heritage Center, which opened last month in Anchorage.Because many of these communities are inaccessible to tourists, the center brought representatives from five cultural groups to the state's largest city. There, in re-created villages, they demonstrate their heritage with arts and crafts, dance and educational activities.
BUSINESS
By Susan L. Towers and Susan L. Towers,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 28, 2004
BETHANY BEACH, Del. - Bethesda resident Jean Holland's dream of owning a home by the ocean had been fueled by the decades she and her family had vacationed in Bethany Beach. It was a dream she never thought would come true. "Then, I made some money in the stock market, and my aunt left me some," recalled Holland, who retired last year after 22 years working for Talbots Inc. "My financial consultant told me to go ahead and follow my dream." Knowing the importance of staying within a budget, Holland knew she couldn't afford an oceanfront home.
NEWS
By Tom Pelton and Tom Pelton,SUN REPORTER | December 20, 2006
A New Jersey company is proposing to build about 200 wind turbines, each taller than the Statue of Liberty, in the Atlantic Ocean or Delaware Bay that would whirl within view of some of the region's most popular beaches. Officials with Bluewater Wind of Hoboken hope their $1 billion offshore wind farm will be the first in U.S. waters. Similar proposals are pending for wind farms off Cape Cod, Mass., and Long Island, N.Y., but they have drawn protests and lawsuits from homeowners who say their water views would be defiled by the towers.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | June 15, 2013
Et cetera Duke extends John Danowski's contract through 2018 The contract of Duke men's lacrosse coach John Danowski has been extended through the 2018 season. Last month, Danowski guided the Blue Devils to the 2013 NCAA championship with a 16-10 victory over Syracuse in the title game. In seven seasons at Duke, Danowski has guided the Blue Devils to a 111-31 (.782) record with two NCAA titles, six Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championships and four ACC tournament crowns.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2013
Mary F. Hewes, a former newspaper reporter and longtime Charles Village resident, died May 16 from cancer at Mount Pleasant Hospice. She was 81. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker, the former Mary Frances McClatchy was born and raised in Berwyn, Pa. After graduating from Villa Maria High School in Malvern, Pa., she earned a bachelor's degree in 1954 from what is now Immaculata University, also in Malvern. After a hitchhiking tour of the U.S. and Europe, she went to work as a newspaper reporter for The Stratford News in Stratford, Conn.
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