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By New York Times News Service | October 18, 1993
Increases in child abuse and child poverty have driven the nation's social well-being to its lowest point in two decades, according to a study being released today by social scientists at Fordham University.The scientists also evaluated Americans' confidence in their quality of life, and they said it was strikingly low.The seventh annual report, "The Index of Social Health," attempts to monitor the well-being of American society by examining statistics from reports by the Census Bureau on 16 major social problems, including teen-age suicide, unemployment, drug abuse, the dropout rate and the lack of affordable housing.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
The Towson University student who died over the weekend after being found unresponsive at an off-campus apartment was a talented artist who made a difficult decision to attend a different college than her twin sister, according to her high school counselor. Baltimore County police said Monday they were investigating the circumstances that led to the death of 18-year-old Julia Margaret Ratnaraj, a freshman from Sewell, N.J., outside Philadelphia. Emergency responders were called to an apartment on the 300 block of E. Joppa Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday for a report of an overdose, according to a police report.
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August 19, 1996
Leo Plowden McLaughlin,84, a former Jesuit priest and the one-time president of Fordham University during the 1960s, died Thursday at an infirmary on the school's Bronx, N.Y., campus. He took up the presidency at Fordham University in 1965 and during his four years opened up the curriculum beyond the traditional theological courses, encouraged academic experimentation, fought for higher teacher salaries and took control of the university out of Jesuit hands.Pub Date: 8/19/96
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October 20, 2004
Martin Gerard Corry, a retired insurance executive, died of a heart attack Thursday at St. Agnes HeathCare. The Catonsville resident was 77. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he served in the Navy at the end of World War II and then earned a bachelor's degree from Fordham University. After working as a salesman at Northern Insurance Co. in New York, he moved to Catonsville in 1963. He later worked for Weaver Bros. Inc. in downtown Baltimore and retired in 1992 as president of Sovran Insurance Co. in Gaithersburg.
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October 20, 2004
Martin Gerard Corry, a retired insurance executive, died of a heart attack Thursday at St. Agnes HeathCare. The Catonsville resident was 77. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he served in the Navy at the end of World War II and then earned a bachelor's degree from Fordham University. After working as a salesman at Northern Insurance Co. in New York, he moved to Catonsville in 1963. He later worked for Weaver Bros. Inc. in downtown Baltimore and retired in 1992 as president of Sovran Insurance Co. in Gaithersburg.
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December 8, 1992
* The Rev. James C. Finlay, 70, a Jesuit priest who was president of Fordham University from 1972 until his retirement in 1984, died of a heart attack Saturday in Murray-Weigel Hall, an infirmary for retired Jesuits on the university's Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, N.Y. As president, he emphasized the importance of providing career opportunities for women. In an interview in 1975, he said that earlier, when he had begun to realize obstacles that women were facing, he became incensed. When he was awarded an honorary doctorate from New York University in 1984, he was lauded as "a priest, scholar, teacher, counselor" who "rebuilt and vitalized an urban university."
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August 19, 2002
Stephen P. Yokich, 66, the former two-term president of the United Auto Workers known for never shying away from a fight to improve the lives of union members, died Friday, a day after suffering a stroke. Mr. Yokich, born six days before the founding of the UAW, served as its president from 1995 until his retirement in June. "The last seven years have been the most satisfying years and the hardest years I've had in my whole career," Mr. Yokich said in his June 6 farewell address at the UAW convention in Las Vegas.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
The Towson University student who died over the weekend after being found unresponsive at an off-campus apartment was a talented artist who made a difficult decision to attend a different college than her twin sister, according to her high school counselor. Baltimore County police said Monday they were investigating the circumstances that led to the death of 18-year-old Julia Margaret Ratnaraj, a freshman from Sewell, N.J., outside Philadelphia. Emergency responders were called to an apartment on the 300 block of E. Joppa Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday for a report of an overdose, according to a police report.
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June 12, 2005
On Thursday June 9, 2005 JOHN H. MOELTER, age 88, of Mc Lean, VA at Manor Care, Potomac. He was preceded in death by his wife Catherine M. Moelter. He was a Fordham University graduate, a former Senior Vice President of SIPIC, a WWII Veteran, a Captain in the U.S. Army. Beloved uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at MONEY & KING FUNERAL HOME, 171 W. Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, on Tuesday June 14 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday June 15 at 11 A.M., at Fairfax Memorial Park.
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November 3, 2011
Ann Rochford, of Columbia, and Klaus Deutsch, of Berlin, Germany, announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessie Anne Rochford, to Tyler Petrini, son of Janis and Andrew Petrini, of Grand Rapids, Mich., on Oct. 1, 2011, in Traverse City, Mich. The bride is a 1999 graduate of Wilde Lake High School, a 2004 graduate of the University of Maryland and a 2006 graduate of Fordham University. She is currently employed as the Hispanic achievement liasion at Oakland Mills High School. The groom is a 2004 graduate of Byron Center High School and a 2008 graduate of Calvin College.
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August 19, 2002
Stephen P. Yokich, 66, the former two-term president of the United Auto Workers known for never shying away from a fight to improve the lives of union members, died Friday, a day after suffering a stroke. Mr. Yokich, born six days before the founding of the UAW, served as its president from 1995 until his retirement in June. "The last seven years have been the most satisfying years and the hardest years I've had in my whole career," Mr. Yokich said in his June 6 farewell address at the UAW convention in Las Vegas.
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August 19, 1996
Leo Plowden McLaughlin,84, a former Jesuit priest and the one-time president of Fordham University during the 1960s, died Thursday at an infirmary on the school's Bronx, N.Y., campus. He took up the presidency at Fordham University in 1965 and during his four years opened up the curriculum beyond the traditional theological courses, encouraged academic experimentation, fought for higher teacher salaries and took control of the university out of Jesuit hands.Pub Date: 8/19/96
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By New York Times News Service | October 18, 1993
Increases in child abuse and child poverty have driven the nation's social well-being to its lowest point in two decades, according to a study being released today by social scientists at Fordham University.The scientists also evaluated Americans' confidence in their quality of life, and they said it was strikingly low.The seventh annual report, "The Index of Social Health," attempts to monitor the well-being of American society by examining statistics from reports by the Census Bureau on 16 major social problems, including teen-age suicide, unemployment, drug abuse, the dropout rate and the lack of affordable housing.
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December 8, 1992
* The Rev. James C. Finlay, 70, a Jesuit priest who was president of Fordham University from 1972 until his retirement in 1984, died of a heart attack Saturday in Murray-Weigel Hall, an infirmary for retired Jesuits on the university's Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, N.Y. As president, he emphasized the importance of providing career opportunities for women. In an interview in 1975, he said that earlier, when he had begun to realize obstacles that women were facing, he became incensed. When he was awarded an honorary doctorate from New York University in 1984, he was lauded as "a priest, scholar, teacher, counselor" who "rebuilt and vitalized an urban university."
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | October 15, 1995
NEW YORK -- An index devised by a group of social scientists at Fordham University reports that six social ills, including child abuse and the gap between rich and poor, are at their worst recorded levels and have dragged the nation's well-being to its fourth lowest point in 24 years.The scientists also tracked their social well-being index against the Gross Domestic Product, the output of all goods and services, and concluded that the nation's economic prosperity and its social health, as measured by the index, are no longer linked.
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October 8, 1990
A Mass of Christian burial for Sister Helen Barbara Schild, a retired teacher and principal, will be said at 2 p.m. today at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.Sister Helen, who took the religious name Mary Ersilia when she joined the School Sisters of Notre Dame more than 50 years ago, died Friday night in the infirmary at Villa Assumpta after a long illness. She was 79.Sister Helen had been living at Villa Assumpta, the mother house of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.Born in Braddock, Pa., Sister Helen became a nun in 1928 and professed her vows in 1932.
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