May 28, 2011
In the fall of 2006, the Students for Disabilities Awareness club at St. Paul's School for Girls was searching for a way to use sports to bring its members together with students who are physically or mentally disabled. LuAnn Blackman, the club's faculty sponsor, reached out to League of Dreams founder Frank Kolarek to explore the possibility of a partnership. "To this day she laughs," Kolarek said, "because I don't think I answered her first email. " Blackman eventually did contact Kolarek, and, with the help of League of Dreams, St. Paul's has just completed its fifth annual spring baseball program with special-needs students from Ridge Ruxton School.
May 21, 2011
All week, George Bolton told anyone who would listen that Astrology was better than a 14-1 long shot in the 136th Preakness, even if he had run only two races as a 3-year-old, and even if he smashed his head on the starting gate last time out. Bolton, co-owner of the Kentucky-bred colt with Barbara Banke, did not tell them why, though. "We knew one thing the bettors didn't know," the Brooklandville native said. "We knew he had the best work he ever had as a horse 12 days ago. We knew … that he was really coming into this race thriving.
November 18, 2008
On November 12, 2008, Christina "Tina" Appel A Celebration of Life brunch will be held for friends at noon on Sunday, November 23 at the Mt. Washington Tavern. Donations may be made in her memory to Animal Rescue, PO Box 35, Maryland Line, Md. 21105, or Hopewell Cancer Support, PO Box 755, Brooklandville, Md. 21022.
September 15, 2008
Caroline C. Buck, a homemaker and volunteer, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 93. Caroline Cromwell was born in Baltimore and raised on Biddle Street and later in Roland Park. She was a 1932 graduate of Roland Park Country School and married Dr. Walter Bayly Buck, a Baltimore internist, in 1936. The couple lived for many years on Merryman Court in Roland Park before moving to Buckton, her father-in-law's Brooklandville estate, in the early 1970s.
March 6, 2008
On March 2, 2008, ELAINE B. VOGEL (nee Budacz), devoted wife of Charles C. Vogel, III; beloved mother of Stuart L. Vogel and his wife Helen K., Scott F. Vogel and his wife Heather M., and Spencer C. Vogel; loving grandmother of Grace L. and Emily S. Vogel, Connor S. and Blake T. Vogel. Friends may call at St. Paul's School Chapel, 11152 Falls Road, Brooklandville, MD 21022 on Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd and the interment at Druid Ridge Mausoleum will both be private.
September 8, 2007
Green shoestrings normally aren't allowed at the St. Paul's School for Girls, but the dress code was relaxed yesterday. Students also wore green hair ribbons, green-and-white knee-high socks and T-shirts in almost every shade of the color. They dressed to mark the Brooklandville school's new designation as an environmentally aware school, or Green School. To become a Green School, St. Paul's School for Girls took such steps as creating a butterfly garden and banning commercial water bottles from campus.