September 28, 1995
CONGRATULATIONS to the College of Notre Dame of Maryland on its 100th anniversary. It enters its second century a peppy and confident representative of a dwindling species, the 84 remaining women's colleges in the country. It does so expansive in its role, sure of its self.The small residential Catholic college for women was a vanishing breed when Notre Dame and its constituents looked its future in the face a quarter-century ago. But thanks to the resolve of its leaders, the loyalty of donors and clear purpose of students, Notre Dame has retained and expanded its mission.
October 29, 2005
Sister Mary Dolores Linsenmeyer, a retired educator and a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a cerebral thrombosis Monday at Villa Assumpta, her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 94. Born Theresa Katherine Linsenmeyer in Curtis Bay, she attended city public schools. Two months after graduating from the Institute of Notre Dame in 1929, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame, and professed her vows in 1932. Sister Dolores taught at parochial schools in Washington and Ridgewood, N.Y., before being sent in 1935 to Puerto Rico, where she taught until 1945.
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.
November 29, 2008
Awards * Starcom Design/Build has won three awards in the Maryland Remodelers competition sponsored by the Maryland Home Builders Association. * Meetings & Conventions magazine announced that the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront was awarded the Gold Key Award for 2008. * System Alliance Inc. received two WebAwards from the Web Marketing Association in the site development category Kudos * Warschawski, the Baltimore-based public relations and marketing agency, was named by The Homes Report as one of the Top 20 best agencies to work for in the nation.
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.
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.
October 6, 1999
Justin U. Thomas, 27, tire technician, studentJustin U. Thomas, a Coppin State College student and tire company employee, died of a gunshot wound Sept. 29 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was 27 and lived in West Baltimore.Mr. Thomas was a victim of a random shooting. The incident occurred Sept. 29 in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St., and is being investigated by police.He was a tire technician for Klausmeyer Tire Inc., where he specialized in changing tires on aircraft and heavy equipment.
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.
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.
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."