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By Marie Marciano Gullard, For The Baltimore Sun | February 12, 2014
A stately colonial priced at $1.2 million will soon be available in northern Baltimore County's The Preserve at Hunt Valley. Custom built of stone and fiber cement siding in 2001, this home sits on a little more than two acres and backs into a wooded conservation area. Impeccably landscaped by Pinehurst Landscape Co., the property features a two-level terrace with a stone patio and fire pit. A spacious deck has been recently power-washed and stained. The property, at 104 Sagewood Court in Sparks, will be available for viewing starting next Sunday.
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By Lily Hua and The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2014
A terraced lawn accompanied by a stone patio and an in-ground pool makes spending summer outside this Colonial-style single-family home effortless. The interior of the home, which dates to 1800, gives a nod to its past with four wood-burning fireplaces, classic granite countertops, pine floors and extensive moldings. Tasteful and elegant pillars support the exterior balconies. The spacious abode has seven bedrooms, 5½  bathrooms, a smokehouse with a second-floor studio, and a detached garage with offices above.
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August 11, 1991
The town of Leesburg, Va. will step back in time 200 years at the annual "August Court Days" Saturday and next Sunday. August was time when the court was in session and a time for much socializing and merrymaking.The streets of Leesburg will be blocked to traffic and transformed into a street fair of colonial times with a town crier announcing the day's events, wandering minstrels, mimes, troubadours, and over 100 craftspeople. A reenactment play on the courthouse lawn recalls local events in 1791.
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By Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2014
No lead is safe for the Towson football team. For the second time this season, the Tigers could not prevent an opponent from scoring in the final minute of regulation. On Saturday night, Maine drove 72 yards in 12 plays and 1 minute, 47 seconds to escape Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson with a 27-24 win. An announced crowd of of 6,031 could only watch as the Black Bears - who snapped a two-game losing skid to improve to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the Colonial Athletic Assocation - converted three fourth downs, including a 37-yard scoring strike from sophomore quarterback Dan Collins to sophomore wide receiver Jordan Dunn with 52 seconds remaining in regulation.
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By Tom LoBianco | October 7, 1999
See the historic village of Jerusalem come to life as the Colonial Craftsmen Weekend is held in Kingsville on Saturday and Sunday. There will be 18th-century demonstrations of craft-making and cooking, and participants will be in 1770s garb as part of a living history encampment. Talk with historians and see blacksmiths at work, while the children go on a treasure hunt. There will also be guided hikes of Jerusalem Village, and food and drink will be sold.Colonial Craftsmen Weekend will take place Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Jerusalem Mill, Gunpowder Falls State Park, 2813 Jerusalem Road in Kingsville.
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | May 15, 2014
Colonial Players' current production of Melanie Marnich's "These Shining Lives" tells the story of four young women in the early 1920s and 1930s who seize their chance at the American dream by finding employment at the Westclox Radium Dial Company. Marnich's poetic rendering of this true story had its world premiere six years ago at Center Stage in Baltimore, where it became a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the Weissberger Award. The play's opening lines introduce its full dimensions: "This isn't a fairy tale, though it starts like one. It's not a tragedy, though it ends like one. It's something else.
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By Marty McGee | October 11, 1991
Some of the nation's top 3-year-old trotters will compete at Rosecroft Raceway tomorrow night. Two divisions of the Colonial Trot, each worth $123,175, are featured.The first division is a well-matched event, with the Lindy Farms entry of UConn Don and Beaurina ruling a 3-1 favorite over Anders Crown (7-2) and Downtown Man (4-1).In the second division, Crown's Invitation, already a winner of 13 races this year, was made the 6-5 favorite.Also on the 13-race card are two divisions of the Colonial Lady Trot.
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By ANDREA F. SIEGEL and ANDREA F. SIEGEL,SUN REPORTER | September 25, 2005
"They haven't found Emmanuel Drue's kiln. But sweat-drenched archaeologists - amateur and professional - who have been digging for the past week and a half at what might be the earliest Colonial pipe-making operation, have turned up just about everything else. Scraping through centuries of dirt for the sixth summer in a field east of Annapolis, they are unearthing everything from the rare to the mundane as they search for Drue's kiln. Drue, a tobacco planter whose artistic pipe-making was a sideline, died in 1669.
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August 2, 1992
Heritage Day at the 1719 Hans Herr House in Lancaster, Pa. on Saturday is a celebration of our Colonial past. Special attention will be paid this year to the bicentennial of the Lancaster-Philadelphia Turnpike and the founding of the Reber Wagon Works. There will be an exhibit of historic wagons from the museum's collection.Craftspeople will demonstrate the Colonial skills of broom-making, weaving, carpentry, wood-carving, blacksmithing and baking. There will also be workshops on decorative paper cutting and Colonial clothing.
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By a Sun Staff Correspondent | October 12, 1990
FORT WASHINGTON -- Two divisions of the Colonial Trot headline a 13-race program at Rosecroft Raceway tomorrow night.The $122,032 first division of the Colonial, for 3-year-old trotters, will be the sixth race, and the $122,033 second division will be the 12th.BThree divisions of the Colonial Lady Trot, for 3-year-old fillies, also are scheduled.The first Colonial division figures to be well-matched, with Jeanne's Somoli, Columnist and Armbro Iliad as favorites. Super Arnie is the 7-5 morning-line choice in the second division.
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Sports Digest | September 27, 2014
Et cetera Ben's Cat seeks third Laurel Dash victory Ben's Cat will run today in the $100,000 Laurel Dash with a chance to move ahead of Hall of Famer Safely Kept in earnings among Maryland-breds. The Dash is one of six stakes races on the 12-race card. The card will feature five open stakes races on the turf and the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred and/or sired runners. All the races drew double-digit fields. The Laurel Dash drew 11 entries, including one on the also-eligible list.
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By Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2014
Saturday's 31-20 victory over visiting North Carolina Central lifted Towson to a 2-2 record, marking their first time at .500 since the beginning of the season. The win also injected some much-needed confidence into the team, coach Rob Ambrose said Monday during his weekly conference call arranged by the Colonial Athletic Association. “These are college students with college-student problems and injuries,” he said. “Everybody's got problems. So it's about managing them as best we can and moving forward.
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Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
The Big Ten announced Monday morning that Penn State junior cornerback Trevor Williams, a Calvert Hall graduate, is the conference's Defensive Player of the Week.   Williams, of Baltimore, intercepted two passes in the Nittany Lions' 13-10 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night, becoming the first Penn State player to have multiple interceptions in a game since 2010. He also made five tackles. Williams is one of three former Calvert Hall players in Penn State's secondary. Senior Adrian Amos is the Nittany Lions' starting strong safety and has been an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection the last two seasons.
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By Mary Johnson and For The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
Colonial Players is not only launching its new season with its current production of "Rocket Man" but has also flipped the switch on impressive new staging technology that gives this show a distinctive touch of flash. The show by Steven Dietz relates the adventures of a protagonist in his mid-40s who transcends oppressive boundaries for a second chance at a better life. But the audience, too, blasts off into a season that celebrates Colonial's improved facilities, including a new lighting grid and instruments producing spectacular new effects.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2014
Towson released its first depth chart of the preseason Friday, and there were a couple notable surprises. The first entails the free safety position. Junior Christian Carpenter, an Aberdeen native and graduate who was a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection last season, is second on the depth chart. Carpenter, who tied then-sophomore strong safety Donnell Lewis for the team lead in interceptions with four and ranked fourth in tackles with 98, has been leapfrogged by redshirt sophomore Jordan Mynatt.
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | July 10, 2014
After Colonial Players recently closed a season that offered bold, horizon-broadening shows, the company is offering theatergoers even more with its new "This or That" One-Act Play Festival opening July 17 at Colonial Players Theatre on East Street. Colonial Players volunteers have been working on the biennial short play festival since mid-April. Described as "offering something to suit everyone's taste, including comedy, drama with poignant moments, and history," this eight-day series of nine short plays includes works that range from 10 minutes long to about a half-hour.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,Staff Writer | December 26, 1993
The 1990s are looking very good to the seventh-graders at North Harford Middle School in Pylesville. After all, they don't have to worry about being accused of witchcraft, getting whipped if they misbehave in school or giving up french fries because potatoes are thought to be poisonous.These are just a few of the things the modern-day students have found out about their Colonial counterparts."They didn't get a lot of Christmas gifts like we do," Amy Penny said. "They got spinning tops, cards and marbles."
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By Lourdes Sullivan and Lourdes Sullivan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 30, 1998
THE WEATHER was perfect, the troops in the two encampments brave and the apothecary's instruments gruesome.Colonial Day at Montpelier Mansion on Sunday was terrific.Built in 1783, Montpelier Mansion was the perfect setting for this re-creation of Revolutionary-era life.The British and the Loyalists looked stunning in their scarlet uniforms trimmed with silver piping.Complimented on his uniform, an officer replied, "These are no good in battle, but they do get us the ladies."At the time, the gentleman in question was surrounded by three adoring children and a young woman -- all in Colonial dress.
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
It's doubtful anyone attending Colonial Players' 65th season closer would react with "been there, done that" to playwright Sarah Ruhl's "Dead Man's Cell Phone. " Having enjoyed a bowl of lobster bisque in a cafe, a young woman answers the ringing cellphone of the man at the next table, who has just died of a heart attack, and she is drawn into the lives of his family and others who call his phone while it is in her possession. In trying to console them, she finds her life changed.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
The president of Washington College announced Tuesday that he will step down this fall to take a new post in Virginia. Mitchell B. Reiss, who has led the college in Chestertown for four years, will become the new CEO and president of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia in October, according to a release from the college. "This is sooner than I would have chosen to leave Washington College," Reiss said in a statement. "But the college is in a strong position for the future, with great senior leadership across the board, and this new opportunity - to lead a renowned living history museum that is so crucial to our nation's sense of identity - is one I simply could not turn down.
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