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May 5, 2003
Sr. ELIZABETH MAGDALEN CLAYTON SUSC, in Fall River on May 2, 2003. The former Charlotte Anne Clayton, daughter of the late J. William Clayton and the late Mary E. (Braun) Clayton. Aunt of Margaret, Mary Elizabeth, Paul, William and Andrew Shipley, sister of the late Edwin C. CLayton and Martha Shipley. Her funeral will take place on Monday May 5, 2003 at 4 P.M. from the Holy Union Convent, 570 Rock St., Fall River, MA., followed by a funeral mass at 5 P.M. in St. Mary Cathedral, Spring St., Fall River.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2010
The Patapsco River doesn't get a lot of love. Pronounced Pa-taps-i-co by many locals and sometimes used as a punch line to an urban joke, the waterway winds about 50 miles from its headwaters to the Chesapeake Bay. It's not a Blue Ribbon trout stream, like the Gunpowder, nor does it enjoy "Wild and Scenic" status like the Youghiogheny in Western Maryland. And it's not the Potomac — nicknamed America's River by conservation groups. But it provided the juice to power 19th century textile and grain mills.
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April 6, 2003
Sr. Mary Florence Lawrence SUSC in Fall River March 26, 2003 formerly known as Sr. Joseph Winifred. Daughter of the late Paul Lawrence and the late Mary (Hebert) Lawrence. Survived by several nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews among whom is Sr. Mary Margaret Rommal SUSC of Attleboro, MA and Marie Scheile of Baltimore, MDHer funeral will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 4 p.m. from the Holy Union Convent, 570 Rock St. Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 5 p.m. in St. Mary's Cathedral Spring St. Fall River.
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July 25, 2007
DONALD E. ADKINS, age 76, of Fall River, Kansas died Sunday, July 22, 2007. Donald was born on June 11, 1931 in Laurel, Delaware, the son of Charlie H. and Ollo B. (Carey) Adkins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Kay Pettigrew, one brother Elmer Adkins and one sister Isabelle Funkhouse. Survivors include five sons Danny Adkins of Maryland, Mike Wallace of Park City, KS, Mitch Adkins of Fall River, KS, Kevin Adkins of Fall River, KS and James Adkins of Paradise Valley, AZ., one daughter Libby Adkins of Fredonia, KS., one sister Irma Mack of Portsmouth, Va., 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
NEWS
July 25, 2007
DONALD E. ADKINS, age 76, of Fall River, Kansas died Sunday, July 22, 2007. Donald was born on June 11, 1931 in Laurel, Delaware, the son of Charlie H. and Ollo B. (Carey) Adkins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Kay Pettigrew, one brother Elmer Adkins and one sister Isabelle Funkhouse. Survivors include five sons Danny Adkins of Maryland, Mike Wallace of Park City, KS, Mitch Adkins of Fall River, KS, Kevin Adkins of Fall River, KS and James Adkins of Paradise Valley, AZ., one daughter Libby Adkins of Fredonia, KS., one sister Irma Mack of Portsmouth, Va., 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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By John Eisenberg and John Eisenberg,Sun Reporter | September 16, 2006
His last words came over the control tower radio at Dundalk's Harbor Field on Sept. 20, 1956: "75-Hotel. I'm going into the water." The voice belonged to Tom Gastall, a 24-year-old reserve catcher for the Orioles. Married with a young son, he had been taking flying lessons on the sly, hoping to obtain his pilot's license in time to fly his plane to Venezuela for winter ball. But 50 years ago Wednesday, he crashed into the Chesapeake Bay while on a day-off solo flight on a windy afternoon.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2003
Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one. There are certain mysteries over time that never seem to lose their appeal. Earlier this summer, I was having dinner with two newspaper colleagues and an author, all three of whom are serious mystery fans, and it wasn't long before the discussion turned to several of the old classics. They and other enthusiasts of the genre never seem to tire of talking or reading about the 1920s disappearance of Judge Joseph F. Crater (never found)
NEWS
June 2, 1991
A 34-year-old Baltimore man died after falling into the Susquehanna River from the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge in Havre de Grace Thursday at 4:30 p.m., state Department of Natural Resources police said.Oscar A. Valdez was standing on a scaffold to paint the bridge when he fell about 80 feet into the river, said Thomas Freeburger, a spokesman for the state Transportation Authority. Investigators are notsure what caused Valdez to fall from the scaffolding.Valdez was a worker for Odyssey Contracting Co. of Havre de Grace, Freeburger said.
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By Lois R. Shea and Lois R. Shea,BOSTON GLOBE | October 29, 1995
On the morning of Thursday, Aug. 4, 1892, breakfast at 92 Second St. in Fall River, Mass., was mutton.The very same mutton that had made its debut Sunday and resurfaced daily, without refrigeration in between.Some family members already appeared to have suffered food poisoning. But Abby Borden ordered the remains of the mutton served in broth for breakfast.By 9:30 that morning, Abby Borden was dead, hacked to death with a hatchet.By 11:15, her husband Andrew had met the same fate.Lizzie Andrew Borden, his daughter, was tried and acquitted of the murders.
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By Eileen Canzian and William F. Zorzi Jr | July 5, 1991
Just seconds after the first fireworks brightened the sky above Chestertown last night, the celebration came to a halt as authorities learned that a 4-year-old boy had toppled from his family's boat and disappeared into the Chester River while waiting for the display to begin.Divers from several local fire departments and the state police combed the river for more than three hours looking for the boy, while a helicopter hovered over the dark waters shining a spotlight to assist the would-be rescuers.
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By John Eisenberg and John Eisenberg,Sun Reporter | September 16, 2006
His last words came over the control tower radio at Dundalk's Harbor Field on Sept. 20, 1956: "75-Hotel. I'm going into the water." The voice belonged to Tom Gastall, a 24-year-old reserve catcher for the Orioles. Married with a young son, he had been taking flying lessons on the sly, hoping to obtain his pilot's license in time to fly his plane to Venezuela for winter ball. But 50 years ago Wednesday, he crashed into the Chesapeake Bay while on a day-off solo flight on a windy afternoon.
FEATURES
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2003
Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one. There are certain mysteries over time that never seem to lose their appeal. Earlier this summer, I was having dinner with two newspaper colleagues and an author, all three of whom are serious mystery fans, and it wasn't long before the discussion turned to several of the old classics. They and other enthusiasts of the genre never seem to tire of talking or reading about the 1920s disappearance of Judge Joseph F. Crater (never found)
NEWS
May 6, 2003
Sister Elizabeth Magdalen Clayton, a longtime member of the Holy Union Sisters, died of natural causes Friday at the Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River, Mass. The Baltimore native was 87. Born Charlotte Ann Clayton, she graduated from Western High School. She entered the Holy Union Novitiate in Fall River in 1934 and made her final profession of vows in 1941. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Manhattan College in New York City and a degree in science education from Catholic University of America in Washington.
NEWS
April 6, 2003
Sr. Mary Florence Lawrence SUSC in Fall River March 26, 2003 formerly known as Sr. Joseph Winifred. Daughter of the late Paul Lawrence and the late Mary (Hebert) Lawrence. Survived by several nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews among whom is Sr. Mary Margaret Rommal SUSC of Attleboro, MA and Marie Scheile of Baltimore, MDHer funeral will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 4 p.m. from the Holy Union Convent, 570 Rock St. Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 5 p.m. in St. Mary's Cathedral Spring St. Fall River.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | November 11, 1999
Goals by Kelsey Cronin and Ashley Hooper 47 seconds apart in the 55th minute of play broke open a scoreless game and River Hill held on to defeat South River, 2-1, in the Class 3A East region championship last night at Howard. The third-ranked Hawks (16-1) will play Thomas Johnson at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the first game of the state tournament semifinal doubleheader at Sherwood in Montgomery County. The last time River Hill and South River met was two years ago in the 2A-3A state championship when seven yellow cards were issued and the game ended in a 1-1 deadlock.
FEATURES
By Lois R. Shea and Lois R. Shea,BOSTON GLOBE | October 29, 1995
On the morning of Thursday, Aug. 4, 1892, breakfast at 92 Second St. in Fall River, Mass., was mutton.The very same mutton that had made its debut Sunday and resurfaced daily, without refrigeration in between.Some family members already appeared to have suffered food poisoning. But Abby Borden ordered the remains of the mutton served in broth for breakfast.By 9:30 that morning, Abby Borden was dead, hacked to death with a hatchet.By 11:15, her husband Andrew had met the same fate.Lizzie Andrew Borden, his daughter, was tried and acquitted of the murders.
NEWS
By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2010
The Patapsco River doesn't get a lot of love. Pronounced Pa-taps-i-co by many locals and sometimes used as a punch line to an urban joke, the waterway winds about 50 miles from its headwaters to the Chesapeake Bay. It's not a Blue Ribbon trout stream, like the Gunpowder, nor does it enjoy "Wild and Scenic" status like the Youghiogheny in Western Maryland. And it's not the Potomac — nicknamed America's River by conservation groups. But it provided the juice to power 19th century textile and grain mills.
NEWS
By Eileen Canzian and William F. Zorzi Jr | July 5, 1991
Just seconds after the first fireworks brightened the sky above Chestertown last night, the celebration came to a halt as authorities learned that a 4-year-old boy had toppled from his family's boat and disappeared into the Chester River while waiting for the display to begin.Divers from several local fire departments and the state police combed the river for more than three hours looking for the boy, while a helicopter hovered over the dark waters shining a spotlight to assist the would-be rescuers.
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