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By SYLVIA BADGER | October 13, 1995
THE "PENNSTATION Sensation" is coming your way Dec. 2. Hundreds of city and county residents are expected to gather that night at our wonderful old train station to toast its revitalization and celebrate the opening of the new parking garage. Wait 'til you see what they are doing at the station!If you'd like to hobnob with Baltimore politicos and movers and shakers in the business community, come on down. The black-tie event is being chaired by Kay MacIntosh, editor of Style Magazine, and Paul Wolman, president of P.W. Feats.
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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2010
"I'm so happy my husband doesn't know who I am," Carolyn Williams said. No, she's not a misbehaving housewife on some tacky TV show. Williams was attributing her fresh rush of cheer to her participation in the inaugural BSO Academy, which will wrap up an intensive week of activities for adult amateur musicians with a "donor appreciation concert" and party on Saturday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Nearly 50 people from around the region paid up to $1,650 for this new community outreach venture by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, a camp for grownups who wanted to take their musical interests to a different level.
FEATURES
By Chris Kaltenbach and David Zurawik and Chris Kaltenbach and David Zurawik,SUN STAFF | September 29, 1999
Nestor Aparicio's year-long experiment in all-sports radio ends tomorrow, with his last broadcast at WNST-AM (1570).Nestor and the gang are inviting listeners to drop by an open house at the studios, 1550 Hart Road in Towson (off Providence Road), for food and reminiscing tomorrow. On the air, the morning team of Spiro Morekas and The Swami ("The PC Banknet Sports Guys") will broadcast from 7 a.m.-noon, followed by Nasty Nestor himself, from noon-7 p.m. (a little longer than usual, but hey, it's his last day)
SPORTS
By John Steadman | November 18, 1992
NOTEworthy Day:Changing of the guard continues for the Orioles with the departure of Bob Brown as director of publications (he'll continue to edit the Oriole Gazette with a high degree of professionalism) and Ken Nigro as director of special projects. Nigro will remain in charge of the midwinter fantasy camp and the team's promotional cruises. Had they been placed in the expansion draft, both would have represented first-round choices.* If you're interested, the football referee who made the appropriate but unusual call that extended the Towson State-Northeastern game to one more play, which was decisive, was Robert Lynch of Ridgewood, N.J. . . . No man has done more for sports in Baltimore than Zanvyl Krieger, once an owner of the Colts, Orioles and Clippers and helpful in the building of Towson Golf and Country Club, but more important his philanthropic work at the Krieger-Kennedy Institute transcends the fun and games.
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By LAURA CHARLES | January 20, 1991
THE O'S ZONE: Rock singer and avid Orioles fan Joan Jett is one of the participants in the Orioles Fantasy Camp 1991, which gets into full swing next Sunday in Sarasota, Fla.About 100 fans will play with such pros as Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, former manager Earl Weaver and former O's such as Boog Powell and Al "the Bee" Bumbry.We hear Miss Jett is a left-handed hitter who's said to have a lot of pop in her bat. Probably good on base as well.OUR HALL OF FAMER spy Jim Palmer reports from sunny Florida that some people will do just about anything for a, er, bagel.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1996
Happy 187th, Mr. Lincoln.* "The American Experience" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- "The Wright Stuff" is a quiet look at Wilbur and Orville Wright, who took time from their jobs making bicycles to invent the airplane. Not the best or most enthralling "American Experience," it's still interesting stuff. PBS.* "Partners" (9:30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- In a sweeps week coup that can't be making NBC happy, Jennifer Aniston of "Friends" shows up as a new girlfriend who asks Bob (Jon Cryer)
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Evening Sun Staff | August 2, 1991
EMMITSBURG -- We are ready for the worst. People who had been through it before said it would be tough. Grueling. We smile, innocently. And after the first session of Wes Unseld's/Gatorade Fantasy Camp, we pooh-pooh, "Piece of cake!"THE ORDEAL: The 35 campers -- 33 men and two women -- ardivided into four teams as Unseld, the Washington Bullets coach, thanks all for signing up, explaining, "I have to thank you, because I don't have any idea why anybody would want to do this."No sooner is the welcoming address over when we are stretching and knocking off two laps around Knott Arena on the Mount St. Mary's campus.
SPORTS
By JOHN EISENBERG | March 10, 1994
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Most of the Orioles took the winter off. They worked on their golf swings. They bought new cars. They did whatever it is that 25-year-olds do when they earn more than 25 schoolteachers put together and don't have to get up until noon.But what did Jack Voigt, the hardest-working man in show business, do on his winter vacation?Played ball. Fought a batting slump. Got ripped in the papers. Worried about dodging election-related violence in Venezuela. Oh, and got shaken awake one night by an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale.
SPORTS
By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | April 3, 1998
The Ravens believe they are on the verge of making the NFL playoffs, and by the midpoint of the 1998 season, they should have a pretty good idea about the validity of those projections.The regular-season schedule released yesterday by the NFL shows the Ravens will be tested early and often, particularly by their AFC Central Division rivals.The team will christen its new stadium at Camden Yards at 1: 01 p.m. on Sept. 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the reigning divisional champions who have beaten the Ravens in three of their four meetings.
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