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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | January 19, 1997
NEW YORK -- In a novel ruling that has startled both sides in the abortion debate, a federal judge has decided that two anti-abortion protesters committed no crime when they blocked access to a Westchester County clinic because they were motivated by "conscience-driven religious belief."The protesters, a retired Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop and a Franciscan friar, could have been found in criminal contempt of an order by the judge, John Sprizzo of U.S. District Court in Manhattan.He had told them to abide by a 1994 federal law that protects the entries and exits of clinics.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | January 19, 1997
NEW YORK -- In a novel ruling that has startled both sides in the abortion debate, a federal judge has decided that two anti-abortion protesters committed no crime when they blocked access to a Westchester County clinic because they were motivated by "conscience-driven religious belief."The protesters, a retired Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop and a Franciscan friar, could have been found in criminal contempt of an order by the judge, John Sprizzo of U.S. District Court in Manhattan.He had told them to abide by a 1994 federal law that protects the entries and exits of clinics.
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By From Staff Reports | November 21, 1992
Jarrad Smith, Morgan State's center, will be suspended for one basketball game, most likely an exhibition next week, for his involvement in an on-field fight that followed the Bears' football victory over Johnson C. Smith on Sept. 26.Smith, a 6-foot-11, 300-pound sophomore from Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., who averaged 8.4 points and a team-high 6.7 rebounds last season, came on the field and participated in the fight between Johnson C. Smith and Morgan State football players.Morgan State basketball coach Michael Holmes said he is attempting to arrange an exhibition game sometime next week.
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August 31, 2005
On Monday, August 29, 2005, MIRIAM "Mimi" SHERMAN (nee Heller) beloved wife of Malcolm Sherman, devoted mother of Andrea Sherman of Dobbs Ferry, NY, and Wendy Sherman of Bethesda, MD and the late Douglas Sherman, dear mother-in-law of Kevin Gormley and Bruce Stokes, loving sister of Jeannette Fedder of Pikesville, MD, Jay Heller of Los Angles, CA and Louis Heller of Boynton Beach, FL, devoted grandmother of Erik Sherman Gormley and Sarah Renee Sherman-Stokes....
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November 4, 1990
Lindsay Rogan-Gilligan, a Jungian psychotherapist in Washington for about eight years and a Columbia resident, died Oct. 21 of cancer at the Stella Maris Hospice.Mrs. Rogan-Gilligan, who was 47 and lived on Currycomb Court, was a former president of the Washington Society for Jungian Psychology.A native of Glendale, Ohio, the former Lindsay Rogan was raised in Charlottesville, Va. She was a graduate of the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., and the Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York City.
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October 29, 1991
Mary Elizabeth Barrett, a teacher in Baltimore schools for more than 30 years, died in her sleep Oct. 14 at her home in the 3000 block of St. Paul St., where she had lived since 1907. She was 90.A memorial mass for Miss Barrett will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at SS. Philip and James Roman Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.Baltimore native, she attended Catholic schools and was a graduate of the College of Notre Dame. She also did graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University.Miss Barrett taught preschool classes all of her professional life, mostly at the then-Montebello Demonstration School and at the Francis Scott Key School.
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September 11, 1992
Ellen B. Baker, who rode to the hounds until she was 79, died Wednesday of heart failure at her home, Manor Hill Farm.A memorial service for the 89-year-old Monkton resident are at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. James Episcopal Church, 3100 Monkton Road.The former Ellen Baker was born in Buckeystown to a Maryland family that was prominent in banking and the lime and cement business.Mrs. Baker attended the Bryn Mawr School and graduated in 1922 from the Master's School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.In 1925, she married Joseph Dill Baker, an executive with Standard Lime and Cement Co. who died in 1977.
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July 22, 2004
Ellen Bruce Bordley, a homemaker and benefactor of the arts, died in her sleep Tuesday at Roland Park Place. She was 96. She was born Ellen Bruce Fisher in Baltimore and raised in the 700 block of Park Ave. and at a summer home in Ruxton. She attended Bryn Mawr School and the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. "After leaving Masters, she traveled in Europe for a year before returning to Baltimore, where she made her debut in 1926 at the Bachelors Cotillon," said a daughter, Ellen Bruce Gibbs of Sparks.
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July 15, 1991
Leyland tested for chest painsPittsburgh Pirates manager Jim Leyland was taken to a Columbus, Ohio, hospital last night after complaining of chest pains while flying from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh, an airline spokesman said."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 26, 2009
Nancy M. Wagner, who had been alumni director at several Maryland colleges, died of cancer July 19 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 80. Nancy McNaughton, the daughter of an advertising executive and homemaker, was born in Detroit and raised in Bronxville, N.Y. After graduating from Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.) High School, she attended Goucher College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in 1951 in Spanish. The former longtime Towson resident, who moved to Rodgers Forge two years ago, was alumnae director at Oldfields School in Glencoe from 1966 to 1973.
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August 30, 2005
Miriam "Mimi" Sherman, a real estate sales agent who sold condominium units, died of a hemorrhagic stroke yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 81. Born Miriam Heller in Baltimore and raised in the Pimlico area, she was a 1941 graduate of Western High School. After working in the old Hub department store's advertising department, she became a secretary to a general stationed at a Marine base at Quantico, Va., during World War II. She moved to San Francisco, became executive assistant to the director of the Office of War Information's Japan division and attended the founding conference and signing of the United Nations charter in 1945.
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