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July 21, 1995
After almost a week's worth of Evening Sun stories on a multimedia education company's $5 million bid to the Baltimore County school system, Superintendent Stuart Berger finally went on the record about the controversy with reporters Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard.And promptly put his foot in his mouth."I just don't see anything wrong with it," Dr. Berger said of the fact that more than 70 school officials and teachers accepted expenses-paid trips to resort areas from Educational Management Group Inc. of Scottsdale, Ariz.
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By Jacques Kelly | May 30, 2008
Michael Ernest Logsdon, the former owner of an environmental engineering business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Reisterstown resident was 55. Born in Louisville, Ky., he moved with his parents to Woodlawn when he 7, and he was a 1970 graduate of Woodlawn High School. He served in the Navy's nuclear submarine program for a decade and earned an engineering degree at the State University of New York. Mr. Logsdon founded EMG, formerly Environmental Management Group, an environmental and engineering consulting firm in Hunt Valley, in 1987.
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By Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writer Mike Bowler contributed to this article | July 16, 1995
On a hot afternoon last week, several dozen teachers sat in a crowded library at Hillendale Elementary School firing questions into a telephone about lesson plans they had faxed to Arizona a short time before.Their answers came via the library's television, from a young woman time zones away who chatted with them in an easy give-and-take. They could see her. They could hear her. She could hear them, and she acted as if she could see them, though she couldn't.The session provided a peek at long-distance interactive learning by Educational Management Group Inc., the Scottsdale, Ariz.
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May 4, 2008
On May 3, 2008, DORIS EMGE of Joppa, MD. Beloved wife of David E. Emge. Devoted mother of David J. Emge and wife, Patsy, and Dale S. Emge and wife, Deborah. Also survived by seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Services will be held at McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the funeral home in Abingdon on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,Sun Staff Writer | August 4, 1995
Baltimore County's interim school superintendent canceled negotiations yesterday on a proposed $5 million, no-bid contract with an Arizona technology firm that financed trips to the company's headquarters for more than 70 of the school system's teachers and top officials.Taking quick action in his second day as superintendent, Anthony G. Marchione said he recommended that the school board not extend a contract with Educational Management Group Inc. out of concern for the costs rather than the controversy over the trips.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Sun Staff Writer | July 25, 1995
Gail Richardson is courting Baltimore County schools, and he's good at courting.The entrepreneur whose Arizona-based company is seeking a $5 million no-bid contract in the county has already spawned a successful day-care chain and two educational technology companies -- selling all three to large corporations.When the affable founder of Educational Management Group Inc. talks, he distills the subject of technology to how his daughter, a ninth-grade English teacher, might use it. He impresses clients by remembering their first names.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer | July 20, 1995
Is the Baltimore County schools flap over a $5 million no-bid technology contract really an attempt to do in Superintendent Stuart Berger once and for all?The man who's taking the heat -- and generating some of it -- says so."I think that's exactly what's going on," Dr. Berger said this week, defending the more than 70 trips that school system employees took courtesy of Educational Management Group Inc., an educationaltechnology company seeking a three-year school contract."Almost everything we try to do is criticized.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers Mike Bowler and Howard Libit contributed to this article | July 15, 1995
Arizona wasn't the only destination for Baltimore County school administrators in travel financed by Educational Management Group Inc., a company seeking a $5 million no-bid contract from county schools.The multimedia education company, which has bankrolled dozens of trips to its Scottsdale, Ariz., headquarters -- also picked up the tab for county school representatives on visits to Orlando. EMG sponsored at least two trips to Florida this year to show educators its programs in Orange and Broward county classrooms, a company spokesman acknowledged yesterday.
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By Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki,Sun Staff Writers | July 12, 1995
With picturesque prose and visions of virtual reality field trips, Baltimore County school personnel pushed hard last night for a $5 million contract that would put the county on the cutting edge of high-tech learning.But board members weren't necessarily sold.In a lengthy discussion, they questioned the educational results and the possibility of other firms doing the job cheaper and better, or at least as well. The school officials are negotiating a three-year contract with Educational Management Group Inc., of Scottsdale, Ariz.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writers | July 14, 1995
About three dozen top executives and administrators from the Baltimore County school system were flown to Arizona and lodged at a four-star hotel by a multimedia education company being considered for a $5 million, no-bid school contract.The company also paid for training trips by 33 county teachers, school system spokesman Donald Mohler said yesterday.Mr. Mohler said the 72 board members and employees visited the headquarters of Educational Management Group Inc. in Scottsdale, Ariz., between October 1994 and May 1995.
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December 5, 2007
On November 28, 2007 CHRISTINA K. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Wednesday after 10 A.M. The family will receive friends at Central Church of Christ, 4301 Woodridge Rd. on Thursday at 10 A.M. Funeral Services will follow at 10:30 A.M.
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February 6, 2007
On January 31, 2007, BEATRICE DARGAN; wife of the late Gerald V. Emge Jr. She is survived by her children Valerie Robinson, Maria Williams, Christina Emge and Kesha Carmichael; 16 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Wednesday after 8 A.M. The family will receive friends at Central Church of Christ, 4301 Woodridge Rd., on Thursday at 11:30 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 P.M.
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November 1, 2005
GERALD V. EMGE, SR., age 94, of Rehoboth Beach, DE died Sunday, October 30, 2005, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Rehoboth Beach. Mr. Emge was born May 31, 1911 in Baltimore, MD son of the late Frederick and Julia (Mc Rae) Emge. Mr. Emge retired from Black & Decker in the Towson, MD area in 1974 where he had worked as a accountant. He was also a former member of the American Legion. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Virginia in 2003 and his son Gerald V. Emge, Jr. He is survived by his daughter Donna Merrill of Kiowa Island, SC; his son Kirk J. Emge of Falls Church, VA; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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December 3, 2003
On November 30, 2003 LAWRENCE ELRIDGE, SR. "Ellie", 81 years old, the beloved husband of Phyllis Emge (nee Monath) and devoted father of Jeanne Emge and the late Lawrence Emge, Jr. Loving grandfather of three granddaughter Jeanne and Ernest Adelung, Diana and Steven West, Kelly and Gregory Davis and great grandfather of DJ, Robert, Daniel, Angelina, Bradley, Nicholas, Solomon, Nathan and Hannah, brother of Herbert Emge and wife Blanche and the late James,...
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October 26, 2003
On October 22, 2003, ALBERT A. EMGE; beloved husband of the late Wilma V. Emge, devoted stepfather of Judith Madkins, Robert Ralston, Sue Baker, Rick Simmons, and the late Jeffrey Emge, dear brother of Beverly Svoboda, loving grandfather of Brandon Emge. Funeral Services private. Interment at a later date. Arrangements by the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 410-687-7100.
BUSINESS
September 2, 2003
Banking and Finance Hunt is Provident manager of small-business banking Provident Bank appointed Richard J. Hunt Jr. manager of small-business banking. He is responsible for small-business development and the generation of new loan and deposit relationships. A graduate of Loyola College, he was most recently director of banking for Spherion Corp. and was the former president and chief executive officer of Towson-based AmericasBank. Active in several community organizations, Hunt is a member of the board of Catholic Charities Young Professionals and serves on the major gifts committee of Mount St. Joseph High School.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writers | July 13, 1995
Baltimore County's school board, which is considering a $5 million no-bid contract for an Arizona-based multimedia education firm, is investigating travel by school officials flown to the Southwest and booked in a deluxe hotel -- courtesy of the company.Among the guests of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Educational Management Group Inc. were Superintendent Stuart Berger and the head of the school system's office of technology, an administrator who led Tuesday's presentation to the school board on the proposed contract.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard and Joe Nawrozki and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writers | July 19, 1995
Baltimore County's school superintendent yesterday defended as "marketing" the trips he and at least 70 other school system employees took to Arizona or Florida, courtesy of a company seeking a $5 million no-bid school contract.Publicly discussing the controversy surrounding Educational Management Group Inc. for the first time, Superintendent Stuart Berger said, "I believe what's going on here is EMG is trying to sell a product. If EMG wants to take them to Phoenix . . . I don't have a problem with that."
NEWS
June 18, 2003
VIRGINIA M. EMGE, age 79, of Lewes, DE, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at Harbor Healthcare and Rehab. Center in Lewes. Mrs. Emge was born in Baltimore, MD; daughter of the late James Schaffer and Eleanor (Alimony) Shaffer. She had been employed by a moving company as a clerical employee. She is survived by her husband Gerald V. Emge; a daughter, Donna L. Merrill of Plano, Texas; a son, Kirk J. Emge of Falls Church, VA; and four grandchildren. She was also predeceased by a son Gerald B. Emge, Jr. in February 2002.
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