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April 10, 2006
Robert Lee Randolph, former director of development at the Calvert School, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The former Ruxton resident was 79. Mr. Randolph was born in Baltimore and raised in Garrison. After graduating from Calvert School in 1938, he enrolled at Episcopal High School in Richmond, Va., from which he graduated in 1945. He enlisted in the Navy in 1945 and served aboard the cruiser USS Macon as a pharmacist's mate. After the war, he entered Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1950.
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April 10, 2006
Robert Lee Randolph, former director of development at the Calvert School, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The former Ruxton resident was 79. Mr. Randolph was born in Baltimore and raised in Garrison. After graduating from Calvert School in 1938, he enrolled at Episcopal High School in Richmond, Va., from which he graduated in 1945. He enlisted in the Navy in 1945 and served aboard the cruiser USS Macon as a pharmacist's mate. After the war, he entered Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1950.
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FEATURES
By Dorothy Fleetwood and Dorothy Fleetwood,Contributing Writer | July 17, 1994
Kilted Scotsmen will crowd the streets of Alexandria, Va., next weekend as clans gather for the 21st annual Virginia Scottish Games, one of the largest exhibitions of Scottish culture in the nation.The stirring sounds of massed pipes and drums will open the ceremonies at noon Saturday. The two-day event at Episcopal High School re-creates the atmosphere of a Scottish country fair, with athletes, pipers, dancers, clan societies, crafts and food. Gates open at 8 a.m., and closing ceremonies are at 5 p.m.The primary attraction is the U.S. National Highland Heptathlon, in which world-class athletes take part in a seven-event contest with origins in the ancient Highland games of Northern Scotland, where chieftains demonstrated their strength at annual gatherings.
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By Dorothy Fleetwood and Dorothy Fleetwood,Contributing Writer | July 17, 1994
Kilted Scotsmen will crowd the streets of Alexandria, Va., next weekend as clans gather for the 21st annual Virginia Scottish Games, one of the largest exhibitions of Scottish culture in the nation.The stirring sounds of massed pipes and drums will open the ceremonies at noon Saturday. The two-day event at Episcopal High School re-creates the atmosphere of a Scottish country fair, with athletes, pipers, dancers, clan societies, crafts and food. Gates open at 8 a.m., and closing ceremonies are at 5 p.m.The primary attraction is the U.S. National Highland Heptathlon, in which world-class athletes take part in a seven-event contest with origins in the ancient Highland games of Northern Scotland, where chieftains demonstrated their strength at annual gatherings.
NEWS
February 23, 2006
On Sunday, February 19, at his residence in Falls Church. Former Headmaster of the Episcopal High School, in Alexandria. Beloved husband of the late Betsy Wright Thomsen. He is survived by his daughter Evelyn Thomsen Ruffin, son Richard Porter Thomsen, Jr., five grandchildren, a brother, Samuel Locke Thomsen, of Baltimore, and a sister, Anne Thomsen Abbott, of Texas. The son of Samuel Locke Thomsen and Adelade Porter, he grew up in Baltimore and at Gibson Island. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 25, at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, at 11am.
SPORTS
March 22, 2011
St. Mary's coach Megan Lewis told Kristen Lamon she wanted her to go to the goal more this spring, and the senior attacker responded with five goals and four assists in the season opener, a 14-12 come-from-behind win over Episcopal High School from Houston, Texas. In rallying the No. 12 Saints from six goals down, Lamon had nearly half as many points as she posted all of last season (14 goals, seven assists). Also a field hockey player for the Saints, she has a 3.95 grade-point average.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Karin Remesch | March 11, 1999
St. Patty's Day ParadeCelebrate the luck of the Irish, Eastern Shore style, with a St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday in Ocean City. Cheer on more than 100 parade participants, including bands, step dancers, floats and marching units, which will follow the parade route along Coastal Highway to the 45th Street Village. Enjoy a festival with a variety of food and drink before and after the parade.The parade steps off at noon and proceeds along Coastal Highway, from 61st Street to the 45th Street Village.
NEWS
May 28, 1992
Pieter A. Fisher, a native of Baltimore who was a partner in the Wall Street brokerage house of Goldman, Sachs & Co., died Sunday of prostate cancer at his vineyard in Rutherford, Calif. He was 61.Mr. Fisher had a home in New York City from 1957 to 1991. His business interests over the years included the Ramco Oil and Gas Co. of Oklahoma City, in which he was a partner.He and his wife recently bought the vineyard in the Napa Valley, where they built a winery, Clos du Montagne.He was a graduate of the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., and, in 1953, of Princeton University.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Rasmi Simhan | July 20, 2000
27th Annual Virginia Scottish Games Alexandria, Va., will show that it is forever plaid this weekend at the 27th annual celebration of the area's Scottish past. Bagpipers will entertain an expected crowd of more than 22,000, while clan societies, genealogy groups and living-history actors celebrate Scottish heritage. Athletes will compete in Highland games, including the caber toss - flipping a log the size of a telephone pole end over end. The festival also features a British car show, children's games and dancing.
NEWS
June 10, 2005
John Whitney Knight, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer and music fan, died of heart failure June 3 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Ellicott City resident was 79. Mr. Knight was born in Springfield, Mass., and raised in Charlottesville, Va. After graduating in 1943 from Episcopal High School in Richmond, Va., he served in the Army Air Forces for two years. He studied physics at Duke University and earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1951 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
NEWS
April 8, 1992
Donnell Middleton Smith, a retired Realtor and avid outdoorsman, died of a heart attack Monday in the room where he was born. He was 78.Services for Mr. Smith will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Lane in Owings Mills.He lived his entire life in the family home in Stevenson.Son of a Baltimore architect, Mr. Smith spent much of his life fishing and hunting game on the Eastern Shore. He pursued his favorite pastime right up to his death, bagging a goose in Cecil County on the last day of the goose season while hunting with his grandson.
NEWS
February 9, 1991
A memorial service for Charles Hopkins Reed, a Bel Air attorney, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bel Air.Mr. Reed, who was 73, died of cancer Feb. 2 at his home.He was a partner in the firm of Reed, Feinberg and Hatem and a former partner in the firm of Cameron, Close and Reed. Mr. Reed was a former president of the Harford County Bar Association and a member of the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission.He served two terms on the Democratic State Central Committee.
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