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By Lita Solis-Cohen and Sally Solis-Cohen and Lita Solis-Cohen and Sally Solis-Cohen,Contributing Writers Solis-Cohen Enterprises | February 28, 1993
Q: How old and valuable is this clock advertising Calumet Baking Powder? Its front panel is painted black glass with gold letters. The clockworks, made by the Sessions Clock Co. of Forestville, Conn., still keep time, though the chimes no longer work.A: Two similar early 20th-century Calumet clocks fetched $450 and $880 at auction in recent years. "The higher price may be attributed to better condition," said auctioneer Noel Barrett (P.O. Box 1001, Carversville, Pa. 18913, (215) 297-5109)
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December 5, 1999
Although Richard "Moco" Yardley was a contemporary of Edmund Duffy, they might as well have lived on different planets, with Yardley inhabiting the more daft and distant of the two. Born in Baltimore in 1903, he became a hometown institution with his whimsical cartoons.He joined this newspaper in 1923 as an artist-retoucher for The Evening Sun and before the end of the decade had established himself as a backpage local cartoonist. His hilarious insights had Marylanders laughing as frequently as Duffy's angry cartoons moved them to outrage.
NEWS
By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Staff Writer Staff Writer Peter Hermann contributed to this article | April 19, 1993
A 22-year-old Howard County man remained in critical condition last night in a Washington hospital following Saturday's plane crash in Edgewater that claimed the life of one of his best friends.Frederickus "Fred" Johnannas Giltay of Ellicott City, suffered third-degree burns over 60 percent of his body. He was on a ventilator at the MedSTAR burn unit at the Washington Hospital Center.Meanwhile, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board spent yesterday in a hangar at Lee Airport going over the wreckage of the single-engine, 4-seater Piper Cherokee plane that Brian Keith Duffy, also of Ellicott City, rented in Frederick.
NEWS
June 10, 1999
Linda Lee Duffy, 46, machine operatorLinda Lee Duffy, a machine operator, died Monday at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del., of asthma. The Federalsburg resident was 46.She was a machine operator at Maryland Plastics Co. in Federalsburg, where she had lived since moving from Baltimore in 1995.The former Linda Lee Wells was born in Easton and raised in Fells Point. She was a graduate of the city school system.Her marriage to Peter Duffy ended in divorce.Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, 216 N. Main St., Federalsburg.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer | May 12, 1994
Taking the Baltimore County school board by surprise, its community liaison strongly endorsed his job but said he no longer wants it.In his regular report to the board Tuesday night, Leonard Duffy said he was "pleasantly surprised" by the part-time position, created in November, and considered it a "valuable, valuable resource for the system.""I certainly think . . . it [should] be continued as an independent position," he said. But, he added, "past June 30, I don't want to be considered."
NEWS
October 9, 2003
On October 6, 2003, ANN DIVEN (nee Duffy), beloved wife of the late Gordon L. Diven Sr.; loving daughter of the late Charles and Cora Duffy; devoted mother of Colleen Stielper and Gordon Diven Jr.; also survived by five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held at the family owned DUDA-RUCK FUNERAL HOME of DUNDALK INC. 7922 Wise Ave. on Friday at 10 A.M. Interment New Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday and Thursday 3-5 and 7-9pm
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By Scott Higham and Scott Higham,SUN STAFF | February 22, 1997
An Eastern Shore garbage hauler who swindled a string of banks and lending institutions out of nearly $3 million to keep his struggling company afloat was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Baltimore to three years and five months in prison without parole.David James Duffy, 55, also was ordered to pay $224,000 to the eight banks and two lending institutions and to serve three years of probation after he is released from federal prison.In a short, tearful plea, Duffy said yesterday that he was sorry for what he had done.
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By Laura McCandlish and Laura McCandlish,Sun reporter | January 7, 2007
The Carroll Child Care Centers Inc. in Westminster is trying to launch a fundraising campaign, after the United Way of Central Maryland unexpectedly denied the nonprofit day care center a $71,000 grant to serve low-income families. To brainstorm ideas and connect the center with donors, the Community Foundation of Carroll County is sponsoring a brown bag luncheon Friday for the center. "This is doable. It's not like they're trying to raise $1 million," said Audrey Cimino, the foundation's executive director.
SPORTS
By Stan Rappaport and Kevin Van Valkenburg and Stan Rappaport and Kevin Van Valkenburg,SUN STAFF | December 8, 2000
Erica Niemann, a three-time All-County goalie for Centennial, has verbally committed to a soccer scholarship at Loyola College. Loyola will graduate two goalies, including former Atholton standout Julie Kapcala, and Niemann should have a good opportunity to move into the starting lineup. "I'm really excited," Niemann said. "I can't wait." When Niemann took her official visit, she roomed with freshman Katie Elliott, a former All-County and All-Metro player from Mount Hebron. "I loved the coaches and the players, and when it came down to it, it was just the best place for me," said Niemann, who narrowed her choices among Loyola, South Carolina and James Madison.
NEWS
By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Sun Staff Writer | August 17, 1994
A survivor of a plane crash last year in Edgewater is seeking $10 million in damages in a civil lawsuit he filed last week against the manufacturer of the craft's engine.Frederickus Johannas Giltay III of Ellicott City contends in the suit that a faulty exhaust valve caused the plane to have engine problems and crash in a cornfield near Lee Airport on April 17, 1993.The makers of the engine -- Textron Inc. of Providence, R.I., and its subsidiary, Textron Lycoming Reciprocating Engine Division of Williamsport, Pa. -- are named as defendants in the suit, which was filed in Howard Circuit Court on Aug. 10.Officials at Textron declined to comment on the suit.
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