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By Jim Haner and Andrew A. Green and Jim Haner and Andrew A. Green,SUN STAFF | May 2, 2001
NORTH EAST - A catastrophic fire swept through a string of luxury waterfront townhouses in Cecil County yesterday afternoon - severely injuring three volunteer firefighters, overcoming five more and causing approximately $1.5 million in damage. State fire officials said last night that a major contributing factor in the North East blaze was the absence of firewalls between the units, which may have been built before the advent of stricter state building codes. Used primarily as vacation homes, most of the units were vacant at the time, and officials reported no injuries to residents.
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The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2013
Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's lacrosse for the 2014-15 season, the Boston Herald reported on its website . The America East Board of Presidents unanimously approved accepting UMass Lowell as a member of the conference effective July 1, 2013. The move also received the unanimous support of UMass Lowell's Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Student Government Association.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 18, 1997
NEW YORK - Bundled up against bone-chilling cold, the two intrepid fishermen cast their lines into the swirling waters of the East River as traffic from a busy highway flowed nearby.It was 11 degrees as they walked the promenade along the river's edge in Manhattan, trying to keep warm."I am here almost every day," said Peter Wright, 51, an air-conditioning repairman wearing a New York Rangers jacket with a hood pulled up over his ears. "I'm a die-hard fisherman.""My big catch is striped bass," said his companion, Jose Rivera, 59, a construction worker sporting a bulky blue coat and woolen cap. "Sometimes we catch bluefish.
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By Melanie Lefkowitz and Melanie Lefkowitz,Newsday | October 12, 2006
NEW YORK -- A single-engine airplane owned by New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle sputtered out of the hazy skies and slammed into the side of an exclusive Manhattan apartment tower yesterday, killing Lidle and a flight instructor but miraculously leaving no one in the building seriously hurt. The fiery crash 30 floors above the street sent panicked residents and passers-by running as smoke, fire and aircraft parts rained down to the street. It evoked still-fresh flashbacks to Sept. 11, 2001, and sparked fears of terrorism across the city.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | June 29, 2003
NEW YORK - Alfredo Castellano stabbed his hook through a hunk of raw fish and cast bait and sinker toward Queens. Then he sat next to his wife, Carmen, their backs to the thigh-high retaining wall separating them from dense traffic on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive. The sun had just dipped behind the housing projects of East Harlem, offering slight relief from the evening swelter. Their 7-year-old son, Giovanni, jumped and giggled, dodging his friend Jasmine, 11, as she swung in a hammock strung between a plane tree and a lamppost.
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By Melanie Lefkowitz and Melanie Lefkowitz,Newsday | October 12, 2006
NEW YORK -- A single-engine airplane owned by New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle sputtered out of the hazy skies and slammed into the side of an exclusive Manhattan apartment tower yesterday, killing Lidle and a flight instructor but miraculously leaving no one in the building seriously hurt. The fiery crash 30 floors above the street sent panicked residents and passers-by running as smoke, fire and aircraft parts rained down to the street. It evoked still-fresh flashbacks to Sept. 11, 2001, and sparked fears of terrorism across the city.
SPORTS
By GARY DIAMOND | January 16, 1994
"We had about 4 inches of ice on the river the day before Christmas, but it's a lot thicker now," said North East resident and avid ice fisherman Herb Benjamin. "We're catching a few yellow perch, an occasional crappie and once in a while, we'll hook up with a legal-size largemouth, but they're kind of scarce this time of year."From Tuesday to Saturday, Benjamin is a full-time barber and tackle-shop owner in North East. This time of year, his days off are spent fishing through the ice at the nearby North East River.
FEATURES
By Glenn McNatt and Glenn McNatt,SUN ART CRITIC | September 9, 2003
At a Philadelphia gathering last weekend for supporters of the magazine Photo Review, a pleasant, middle-aged woman with a New York City accent came up to me, thrust a book in my hands and said: "I just published this. Please look at it." I sat down on a lawn chair, started turning pages, and was instantly transfixed by Midnight, Arlene Gottfried's poignant photographic account of her 20-year friendship with a handsome, charming man who, she later found out, was also tormented by the strange voices, frightening deliriums and savage, self-destructive impulses that chronically afflict victims of the severe mental disorder known as schizophrenia.
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By RUTH WEDGWOOD | June 30, 1995
New York -- What the United Nations needs is some good managers. It's made a start in hiring Joe Connor, the former CEO of Price Waterhouse, who has set about trying to fix the U.N. personnel system and budget process.Mr. Connor is faced with a Lake Wobegon organization in which 9 out of 10 U.N. employees are rated ''outstanding'' by their risk-averse bosses, who want to avoid the three layers of appeals that follow an adverse rating.Political appointments at the Turtle Bay Secretariat have been determined by a rather vulgar rotation by region.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | November 5, 2004
The River Hill cross country program took three of the four titles in contention at the Class 3A East regional championships yesterday at Centennial High in Ellicott City. Senior Sergiy Zubko and junior Bess Seelaus won the boys and girls crowns, respectively, while the top-ranked boys team collected its fourth regional crown in the last six years. Zubko overcame downpours and slick patches of mud to cross the finish line in 17 minutes, 37.47 seconds. Contributions from senior Nicholas Keane (fourth place in 17:52.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | November 5, 2004
The River Hill cross country program took three of the four titles in contention at the Class 3A East regional championships yesterday at Centennial High in Ellicott City. Senior Sergiy Zubko and junior Bess Seelaus won the boys and girls crowns, respectively, while the top-ranked boys team collected its fourth regional crown in the last six years. Zubko overcame downpours and slick patches of mud to cross the finish line in 17 minutes, 37.47 seconds. Contributions from senior Nicholas Keane (fourth place in 17:52.
FEATURES
By Glenn McNatt and Glenn McNatt,SUN ART CRITIC | September 9, 2003
At a Philadelphia gathering last weekend for supporters of the magazine Photo Review, a pleasant, middle-aged woman with a New York City accent came up to me, thrust a book in my hands and said: "I just published this. Please look at it." I sat down on a lawn chair, started turning pages, and was instantly transfixed by Midnight, Arlene Gottfried's poignant photographic account of her 20-year friendship with a handsome, charming man who, she later found out, was also tormented by the strange voices, frightening deliriums and savage, self-destructive impulses that chronically afflict victims of the severe mental disorder known as schizophrenia.
NEWS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | June 29, 2003
NEW YORK - Alfredo Castellano stabbed his hook through a hunk of raw fish and cast bait and sinker toward Queens. Then he sat next to his wife, Carmen, their backs to the thigh-high retaining wall separating them from dense traffic on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive. The sun had just dipped behind the housing projects of East Harlem, offering slight relief from the evening swelter. Their 7-year-old son, Giovanni, jumped and giggled, dodging his friend Jasmine, 11, as she swung in a hammock strung between a plane tree and a lamppost.
NEWS
By Jim Haner and Andrew A. Green and Jim Haner and Andrew A. Green,SUN STAFF | May 2, 2001
NORTH EAST - A catastrophic fire swept through a string of luxury waterfront townhouses in Cecil County yesterday afternoon - severely injuring three volunteer firefighters, overcoming five more and causing approximately $1.5 million in damage. State fire officials said last night that a major contributing factor in the North East blaze was the absence of firewalls between the units, which may have been built before the advent of stricter state building codes. Used primarily as vacation homes, most of the units were vacant at the time, and officials reported no injuries to residents.
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By Ellen Sweets and Ellen Sweets,DALLAS MORNING NEWS | February 7, 1998
Remember the General Slocum? Few do.As the movie "Titanic" steamed to the top of the charts, stories of the General Slocum have sunk to the bottom of remembered maritime disasters -- even though the fate of the excursion paddle-wheeler was no less horrific than that of the "unsinkable" royal mail steamer in which more than 1,500 perished.In 1904 -- eight years before the Titanic disaster -- a fire aboard the Slocum took more than 1,000 lives.Now, a band of determined New Yorkers, spearheaded by playwright, poet and lyricist Eric Blau, and including a 104-year-old survivor of the disaster, has organized to erect a memorial to those who perished aboard the Slocum.
NEWS
By LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 18, 1997
NEW YORK - Bundled up against bone-chilling cold, the two intrepid fishermen cast their lines into the swirling waters of the East River as traffic from a busy highway flowed nearby.It was 11 degrees as they walked the promenade along the river's edge in Manhattan, trying to keep warm."I am here almost every day," said Peter Wright, 51, an air-conditioning repairman wearing a New York Rangers jacket with a hood pulled up over his ears. "I'm a die-hard fisherman.""My big catch is striped bass," said his companion, Jose Rivera, 59, a construction worker sporting a bulky blue coat and woolen cap. "Sometimes we catch bluefish.
NEWS
By Ellen Sweets and Ellen Sweets,DALLAS MORNING NEWS | February 7, 1998
Remember the General Slocum? Few do.As the movie "Titanic" steamed to the top of the charts, stories of the General Slocum have sunk to the bottom of remembered maritime disasters -- even though the fate of the excursion paddle-wheeler was no less horrific than that of the "unsinkable" royal mail steamer in which more than 1,500 perished.In 1904 -- eight years before the Titanic disaster -- a fire aboard the Slocum took more than 1,000 lives.Now, a band of determined New Yorkers, spearheaded by playwright, poet and lyricist Eric Blau, and including a 104-year-old survivor of the disaster, has organized to erect a memorial to those who perished aboard the Slocum.
SPORTS
The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2013
Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's lacrosse for the 2014-15 season, the Boston Herald reported on its website . The America East Board of Presidents unanimously approved accepting UMass Lowell as a member of the conference effective July 1, 2013. The move also received the unanimous support of UMass Lowell's Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Student Government Association.
NEWS
By RUTH WEDGWOOD | June 30, 1995
New York -- What the United Nations needs is some good managers. It's made a start in hiring Joe Connor, the former CEO of Price Waterhouse, who has set about trying to fix the U.N. personnel system and budget process.Mr. Connor is faced with a Lake Wobegon organization in which 9 out of 10 U.N. employees are rated ''outstanding'' by their risk-averse bosses, who want to avoid the three layers of appeals that follow an adverse rating.Political appointments at the Turtle Bay Secretariat have been determined by a rather vulgar rotation by region.
SPORTS
By GARY DIAMOND | January 16, 1994
"We had about 4 inches of ice on the river the day before Christmas, but it's a lot thicker now," said North East resident and avid ice fisherman Herb Benjamin. "We're catching a few yellow perch, an occasional crappie and once in a while, we'll hook up with a legal-size largemouth, but they're kind of scarce this time of year."From Tuesday to Saturday, Benjamin is a full-time barber and tackle-shop owner in North East. This time of year, his days off are spent fishing through the ice at the nearby North East River.
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