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July 27, 2003
Consultant picked to study school construction funds The Harford County Board of Estimates approved a contract last week for a consultant to study potential revenue sources for school construction. The $8,500 award was given to Tischler & Associates Inc. of Bethesda. The vote followed discussions among County Executive James M. Harkins, County Council members and members of the Harford County delegation to the General Assembly about financing school construction. The consultant will issue a study, "Capital Facilities Revenue Reconnaissance," analyzing alternatives for increasing funding for school construction in the capital budget.
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NEWS
February 20, 2007
ELIZABETH K. HAMILTON (BETTY) wife of Frederick J. Hamilton (Ted) died February 18, 2007 in Danbury, CT with her family by her side. Betty was born in Baltimore, MD on July 2, 1929 as the youngest of five children born to James and Adelle Kennedy. In addition to her husband, Betty is survived by six children and their families: Bob and Susan Hamilton of Orinda, CA, Joe and Loryn Hamilton of Rutland, VT, Mary Ann and her husband Jeffrey Haines of Bethesda, MD, Meg and Jim Barlow of Fairfield, Beth and Rick Davis of Newtown, CT, Patty and Mark Robinson of Roseville, CA; 16 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
NEWS
August 21, 2001
Sister Mary Esther, 92, parochial school teacher Sister Mary Esther Kehoe, who taught in area parochial schools, died Thursday of leukemia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 92. In a teaching career that began in 1932, Sister Esther had assignments at St. Teresa in Washington, and at St. Brigid, St. Matthew and St. Thomas Aquinas, all in Baltimore. At St. Mary's in Govans, she taught religion, math, reading and social studies from 1973 until 1988. She was active in community service at St. Mary's parish until 1995, when she did similar work at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | April 25, 1998
For most of her life, Alice Harwood Houstle's world was defined by plays, actors, designers, the aroma of greasepaint and nervous opening nights.Mrs. Houstle, a longtime artistic director of Baltimore's Pumpkin Theatre and a drama professor at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at Brightwood-Genesis Elder Care. She was 85.A former Mount Washington and Roland Park resident, she taught drama, acting and directing at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland from 1962 until she resigned in 1982.
FEATURES
By Glenn McNatt and Glenn McNatt,Sun art critic | January 31, 2007
The art of landscape is by definition poetic and symbolical. We respond to pictures of field and forest, mountain and sea because the varied moods of nature somehow seem to echo our innermost thoughts and feelings. Landscape as metaphor is a recurring motif in Terra Incognito/Terra Cognito, an exhibition of recent works by painter Ruth Pettus and photographer Michela Caudill at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Pettus' atmospheric ink drawings and Caudill's spare, black-and-white photographs are mounted on opposing walls, where they activate a subtle visual dialog between the two media.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Aaron Chester and Brad Schleicher | November 15, 2007
International music Music of Spain and South America makes its way to the College of Notre Dame of Maryland on Saturday. The concert will feature guitarist Ronald Pearl and soprano Carolyn Black-Sotir. The concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. Call 410-532-5386 or go to ndm.edu.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | September 17, 2005
Sister Marie Xavier Looymans, who instructed prospective elementary school teachers for more than three decades at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died of pneumonia Monday -- her 91st birthday -- at St. Joseph Medical Center. Born Frances Ann Looymans in Baltimore, she grew up on 22nd Street and attended St. Ann's parochial school, where she was taught by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the order she later entered. After her 1932 graduation from the Institute of Notre Dame, she earned a teaching certificate from what is now Towson University.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1995
Susannah D. B. C. Federico, an artist, a poet and a scion of the Cockey family that settled Cockeysville, died Tuesday of complications of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 66.The former Susannah Delilah Brown Cockey was married in 1956 to Anthony S. Federico Sr., an attorney, and lived in Homeland.She was a longtime volunteer at Union Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center and Hospice, and the old Veterans Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard, where she taught art to the patients.
BUSINESS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Evening Sun Staff | February 25, 1991
A. Samuel Penn, the head of a special Governor's Insurance Commission to investigate insurance issues, will become the number-two person at the state's insurance division, according to William A. Fogle Jr., Secretary of the Department of Licensing and Regulation."
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tim Smith | February 3, 2002
The next program from the Concert Artists of Baltimore, planned long before the September tragedy unleashed a fresh wave of patriotism, seems doubly appropriate now. This "American Sampler," conducted by Edward Polochick, offers quite a cross-section of the country's rich reservoir of music. Among the attractions will be Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto, with its exquisitely smooth, lyrical fusion of jazz and classical idioms; David Drosinos will be the soloist. And there will be a rare opportunity to hear Darker America, a 1924 symphonic poem by the great African-American composer William Grant Still, whose output has been absurdly neglected.
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