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June 20, 2002
Kevin R. Connor, 42, community affairs specialist Funeral services for Kevin R. Connor, a community affairs specialist in the Baltimore County Office of Fair Practices, will be held at 11 a.m. today at New Psalmist Baptist Church, 4501 1/2 Old Frederick Road in Catonsville. Mr. Connor, who was 42, died Sunday in an automobile crash on the Baltimore Beltway. He was a Randallstown resident. "Kevin was such a vibrant and enthusiastic person," said Baltimore County Executive C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger.
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By Candus Thomson and Monica Lopossay and Candus Thomson and Monica Lopossay,Sun reporters | July 14, 2007
Although she has never played an inning in the Orioles' farm system, Vi Ripken knows a thing or two about the minor leagues as the wife of a player-manager and the mother of two boys who came up through the ranks. "Did I ever think minor league baseball would look like this? No, never," says Ripken, nursing a soft drink as she stands on the concourse behind home plate at the stadium named for her husband. "When Rip and I went to Salisbury for my first modern minor league game, I was amazed.
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NEWS
March 16, 1998
Westminster Councilman L. Gregory Pecoraro will head the Committee on Housing and Community Affairs, recently created to fill a gap in the council's committee responsibilities.The committee will consider areas such as economic development, urban renewal, building standards, social services, landlord-tenant disputes, publicly supported housing and agriculture.Pecoraro also heads the Finance Committee, which oversees the city budget, taxes and user fees, local bond authorizations, employee benefits, investments and procurement.
NEWS
December 13, 2006
Dhanraj chosen to coordinate outreach Vidia Dhanraj, a resident of North Laurel, has been named outreach coordinator for the Multiservice Center in the Whiskey Bottom shopping center in Laurel. The center, a pilot project supported by The Horizon Foundation to assess delivery of human services in the Savage-North Laurel area, provides legal help, translations, counseling, crisis intervention and other services. Palmer appointed to chamber post Jennifer H. Palmer has been appointed director of Government & Community Affairs by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | March 27, 2003
Mary Eva King, an Arbutus homemaker who was active in community affairs and raised money for charities by selling homemade Easter candies, died of heart failure Monday at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 76. She was born Mary Eva Chew in Baltimore and raised on Leeds Avenue in Arbutus. A 1944 graduate of Seton High School, she worked for several years as a dispatcher at the B&O Railroad's Camden Station. In 1947, she married Vernon J. King, her childhood sweetheart and next-door neighbor.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | October 21, 2001
John F. Doyle, a retired purchasing executive and Catonsville community leader, died Thursday at his home after a 20-year battle with cancer. He was 73. He was chief purchasing agent for Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Linthicum-based Electronics Systems Aerospace, which makes radar-related devices. He retired in 1988 after 36 years of service. He represented Westinghouse with two defense-related trade groups, the Aerospace Industry Association and the Electronic Systems Group. He often addressed groups on topics related to purchasing materials.
NEWS
November 26, 2002
An article Sunday on Baltimore County Executive-elect James T. Smith Jr. said the vice chairwoman of his transition team, Del. Adrienne A.W. Jones, was not interested in a post in Smith's office. However, Jones, who has been a county employee for 26 years, does intend to keep her current job as head of the county's Office of Fair Practices and Community Affairs.
NEWS
August 28, 1995
Dr. Benjamin W. Watkins, 73, a podiatrist and chiropractor who played a prominent role in politics and community affairs in New York City and who served for years as the honorary mayor of Harlem, died on Friday at his home in Queens, N.Y. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Watkins oversaw a broad array of health, educational and recreational programs in and around Harlem.
NEWS
December 13, 2006
Dhanraj chosen to coordinate outreach Vidia Dhanraj, a resident of North Laurel, has been named outreach coordinator for the Multiservice Center in the Whiskey Bottom shopping center in Laurel. The center, a pilot project supported by The Horizon Foundation to assess delivery of human services in the Savage-North Laurel area, provides legal help, translations, counseling, crisis intervention and other services. Palmer appointed to chamber post Jennifer H. Palmer has been appointed director of Government & Community Affairs by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.
BUSINESS
March 19, 2002
New positions Benelogic data posts go to Bergener, Brooks Benelogic LLC announced the appointments of Jason Bergener as data exchange coordinator and Angela Brooks as data exchange administrator for the Timonium-based software applications and services provider. Bergener is a former project manager/program analyst with Allfirst Trust and is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Brooks, a graduate of the Watterson Business Institution, was a systems analyst with e.spire Communications.
NEWS
July 16, 2004
On July 5, 2004, CAROLYN ANNE ABELL (nee Dodge) passed away peacefully at the Hospice by the Sea, in Boca Raton, FL., after a short illness. Formerly of Baltimore, MD., Carolyn was a resident of Florida for over 29 years. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Robert, in 1999. She is survived by her loving children, W. Robert Abell, of Wilmington, DE; J. Aleta Unverzagt and Wayne R. Abell of Baltimore, MD.; four grandchildren, Nancy, Ronald, Eric and Amy, and one great-granddaughter, Abigail.
NEWS
March 1, 2004
Steele to address chamber luncheon meeting March 9 Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele will be the keynote speaker at the Howard County Chamber of Commerce general membership luncheon at noon March 9 at Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center in Ellicott City. Steele will discuss the General Assembly session and the Minority Business Enterprise program. The event is open to the public. The cost is $35 for chamber members; $50 for nonmembers. Guests who are accompanied by a member pay $35 for this event only.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | September 12, 2003
Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin P. Clark announced last night another reshuffling of his top commanders, drawing criticism from city police union officials who say the changes are creating instability among the rank and file. "We picked talented people for very important positions," said Matt Jablow, the Police Department's chief spokesman. "We are confident these changes will help us continue the dramatic reduction in crime we've seen in recent months." Dan Fickus, president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, said the changes were unsettling -- echoing complaints he has leveled at Clark after several sweeping command staff moves.
NEWS
By GREGORY KANE | August 6, 2003
KEVIN CLARK, the commissioner of Charm City's Police Department, continues his lessons in "Baltimoreans 101." What he's learned lately is that Baltimore folks are a churlish lot when we think we've been dissed. Wayne Kraft, Darlene Stauch and Melissa Techentin consider themselves three of the dissees. They met recently at a Highlandtown restaurant, only days after a Sun article appeared about poor morale in the Police Department, a state of affairs some attribute to Clark's leadership.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | March 27, 2003
Mary Eva King, an Arbutus homemaker who was active in community affairs and raised money for charities by selling homemade Easter candies, died of heart failure Monday at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 76. She was born Mary Eva Chew in Baltimore and raised on Leeds Avenue in Arbutus. A 1944 graduate of Seton High School, she worked for several years as a dispatcher at the B&O Railroad's Camden Station. In 1947, she married Vernon J. King, her childhood sweetheart and next-door neighbor.
NEWS
November 26, 2002
An article Sunday on Baltimore County Executive-elect James T. Smith Jr. said the vice chairwoman of his transition team, Del. Adrienne A.W. Jones, was not interested in a post in Smith's office. However, Jones, who has been a county employee for 26 years, does intend to keep her current job as head of the county's Office of Fair Practices and Community Affairs.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | September 12, 2003
Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin P. Clark announced last night another reshuffling of his top commanders, drawing criticism from city police union officials who say the changes are creating instability among the rank and file. "We picked talented people for very important positions," said Matt Jablow, the Police Department's chief spokesman. "We are confident these changes will help us continue the dramatic reduction in crime we've seen in recent months." Dan Fickus, president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, said the changes were unsettling -- echoing complaints he has leveled at Clark after several sweeping command staff moves.
NEWS
March 1, 2004
Steele to address chamber luncheon meeting March 9 Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele will be the keynote speaker at the Howard County Chamber of Commerce general membership luncheon at noon March 9 at Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center in Ellicott City. Steele will discuss the General Assembly session and the Minority Business Enterprise program. The event is open to the public. The cost is $35 for chamber members; $50 for nonmembers. Guests who are accompanied by a member pay $35 for this event only.
NEWS
June 20, 2002
Kevin R. Connor, 42, community affairs specialist Funeral services for Kevin R. Connor, a community affairs specialist in the Baltimore County Office of Fair Practices, will be held at 11 a.m. today at New Psalmist Baptist Church, 4501 1/2 Old Frederick Road in Catonsville. Mr. Connor, who was 42, died Sunday in an automobile crash on the Baltimore Beltway. He was a Randallstown resident. "Kevin was such a vibrant and enthusiastic person," said Baltimore County Executive C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger.
BUSINESS
March 19, 2002
New positions Benelogic data posts go to Bergener, Brooks Benelogic LLC announced the appointments of Jason Bergener as data exchange coordinator and Angela Brooks as data exchange administrator for the Timonium-based software applications and services provider. Bergener is a former project manager/program analyst with Allfirst Trust and is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Brooks, a graduate of the Watterson Business Institution, was a systems analyst with e.spire Communications.
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