December 29, 1996
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Tony Boselli is only a second-year player. For a player chosen second in the 1995 NFL draft, yesterday's assignment was his biggest yet.Boselli's mission? Take on Buffalo Bills right end and 12-year veteran Bruce Smith, perhaps the league's most dominant defensive player over the past decade.Smith, who has long been among the game's top pass rushers, entered yesterday's contest with more postseason sacks (12) than anyone else in NFL history.
April 21, 1998
A state prison inmate was in fair condition at a Baltimore hospital yesterday after being stabbed at the Central Laundry Facility at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville, state police said.Charles A. Royster, 29, was found with two knife wounds about 8: 15 a.m. in a bathroom, police said. He was taken by state police MedEvac helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was evaluated and transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital, a spokeswoman at the trauma center said.Royster's condition was stable, a hospital spokeswoman said yesterday evening.
November 3, 2005
On November 2, 2005 NANCY L.; beloved wife of Bales (Bud) Elza; dear mother of Brian Elza and Teri Parks; sister of John W., Jr., David, Ronald, Timothy and Bruce Smith, Darlene Harris and Susan Schmincke and the late Peggy M. Smith; grandmother of Justin Elza and survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family owned Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway, on Thursday and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Services on Saturday and 10 A.M. Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
January 23, 1992
MINNEAPOLIS -- Bruce Smith, the Buffalo Bills' All-Pro defensive end, issued a revised version of the trade demand he made this week. Although it made front-page sports news -- which focused on the racial hate mail he has received from time to time -- Smith said the whole thing was overblown."
January 21, 1997
A state medical examiner has ruled that a Winfield man who was stabbed in the face Friday and found dead at home Saturday did not die because of the assault, state police said yesterday.Family members found the body of Terry L. Mabe, 32, at his home in the 1700 block of W. Old Liberty Road on Saturday afternoon, police said.Mabe had been assaulted at 2: 45 p.m. Friday on Johnsville Road in Eldersburg near the entrance to the Freedom Swim Club. A man smashed the side window of Mabe's 1989 Buick and stabbed him in the head and face with a screwdriver, police said.
May 20, 1997
State police are looking for three men who kidnapped two Hampstead residents early Saturday and forced them to go to a nearby bank machine to remove money.Police said George Yezulinas, 34, and Jeffrey Sellis, 21, of Gross Mill Road, suffered minor injuries.Yezulinas was treated at the scene for a head injury after being struck with an unknown object, police said. Sellis, who was struck with a golf club, did not require treatment.Police said the men entered the home through an unlocked door at 3 a.m. and forced the residents to leave with them.