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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN and FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN,SUN REPORTER | March 16, 2006
John Edward "Red" Sears, former Evening Sun executive sports editor and music fan, died of a stroke Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The longtime Lauraville resident was 70. Mr. Sears was born and raised in Springfield, Mass., where his father was a detective sergeant with the Police Department. He was a 1954 graduate of Cathedral High School and began his newspaper career the next year working in the circulation department of The Springfield Daily News. "He was always hanging around the sports department and then a reporter died and another got sick, and they told Red they needed somebody and would show him how to write," said his wife of 45 years, the former Jeanne M. Connelly, who was working in public relations in Springfield for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., when she became acquainted with her future husband.
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By Bruce Reid | December 31, 1991
Frederick A. Judd, a longtime Evening Sun copy editor who had a love affair with submarines since his days as a sailor on the USS Bowfin during World War II, died Dec. 13 of lung cancer in Florida.Before his death, Mr. Judd, who was 67, began making arrangements to have his cremated remains buried at sea by being shot through the torpedo tube of a submarine."He can join his brothers at the bottom of the ocean. That's what he always said," noted his son, Fred Judd Jr. of Littlestown, Pa.Petty Officer Demonica Porter-Musch, a spokeswoman for the Atlantic submarine force at the Norfolk (Va.)
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 16, 2001
Mary Helen "Bebe" Cadwalader, a former Evening Sun and Life magazine journalist who, after her professional career, became a prolific free-lancer and wrote on a variety of subjects, died Thursday of a heart attack at her Harford County home. She was 85. Since 1963, Miss Cadwalader had lived at The Mound, her 140-acre farm in Joppa near the Gunpowder River, which dates from the 18th century. She grew grains, managed a herd of Hereford beef cattle, boarded horses, hunted foxes and, in her spare moments, relaxed with the typewriter.
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May 26, 1995
Dear Readers,Yesterday, I announced that The Baltimore Sun will launch a completely redesigned morning paper on September 18,1995, featuring expanded and in-depth news coverage better organized for our readers. I also announced that we would cease publication of The Evening Sun on September 15,1995, so that we could reinvest our efforts and resources in the expanded morning paper.I'm sure you've heard this news through the Baltimore media, but as CEO and Publisher of The Baltimore Sun I wanted to also share my thoughts with you directly.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | August 18, 2001
Dudley P. Digges, a former Army intelligence officer and editorial pages editor of The Evening Sun, died of pneumonia Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Mr. Digges, who lived in Guilford, was 83. He was editor of The Evening Sun editorial pages from 1979 until his retirement in 1981, but from the day he took what he thought was a summer job with the paper in 1948, Mr. Digges produced 33 years of opinions on everything from the affairs of NATO to the dependability of Baltimore bus service.
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By Neal Thompson and Neal Thompson,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1998
William B. "Bill" Talbott, a legendary, bow-tied police reporter for The Evening Sun who was often waiting at crime scenes when police showed up, died of a heart attack Friday night while working at his farm in Upperco. He was 70.Mr. Talbott was found in a barn by his wife, the former Diane E. Denis, whom he married in 1986. He was pronounced dead at Carroll County General Hospital.Mr. Talbott worked at The Evening Sun from 1947 until it closed in September 1995. He then worked at The Sun until he retired in early 1996.
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By ERNEST F. IMHOFF | January 23, 1994
Ginger Glindemann and Judy Martin, old friends from another day, walked around Loudon Park Cemetery in southwest Baltimore at Christmas and noticed there was no holiday wreath this year at the Evening Sun Newsboys Band Memorial.''Where's the wreath?'' Ms. Glindemann asked shortly thereafter. got smaller and smaller and this year, there's none. Other people have noticed this, too.''Actually, it's been several years since The Sun put a Christmas wreath at the monument and flowers there on July 4, the anniversary of a grim and famous Chesapeake Bay disaster, 70 years ago this year.
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September 28, 1992
Today marks a milestone for this newspaper. In Howard, Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, The Evening Sun is increasing its scope of coverage and presenting it in a way to serve these communities better. The changes are dramatic and somewhat self-evident in the pages that follow.On this page, we also hope to offer the residents of Howard County something that is informative and unlike anything we have offered before. Monday through Friday, this space will be reserved for commentary on topics important to Howard County.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 8, 1998
Alfred Franklin Mason, a retired Evening Sun copy editor who was also an essayist, novelist and book collector, was found dead Tuesday of apparent heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 84.Mr. Mason began his newspaper career in 1949 as assistant librarian for The Baltimore Sun. In 1955, he was promoted to the financial desk as a copy editor for the afternoon paper.He also wrote "Some Business," a whimsical column that examined offbeat business news. He retired in 1978.A tall, scholarly-looking man with a slightly ruddy complexion, Mr. Mason favored horn-rimmed glasses and dressed in tweed sport coats, colorful shirts, knit ties and tweed caps.
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