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November 6, 1998
Miriam Grace Hughes Gaylord: The date for graveside services for Miriam Grace Hughes Gaylord, a Baltimore homemaker and supporter of the arts, was reported incorrectly in Wednesday's editions of The Sun. Services will be at 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at Old Spring Hill Cemetery in Easton. The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 11/06/98
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 10, 2013
Richard A. Moore, former owner of Gaylord Brooks Realty who developed 65 communities throughout Maryland, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at his Monkton home. He was 78. The son of a bookbinder and a homemaker, Richard Allan Moore was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson. A 1953 graduate of St. Paul's School, Mr. Moore earned a bachelor's degree in 1958 from Washington & Lee University. An accomplished athlete who played football, basketball and lacrosse, he was selected a third-team All American in lacrosse.
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NEWS
June 28, 2000
Our question from "Rover": What is the family box that takes Rex, Cindy, Rover and their dog to the beach? Mt. Washington Elementary's Jessica Gaylord wrote us back with the correct answer: A car.
BUSINESS
By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | May 31, 2012
Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. has agreed to pay $210 million for the Gaylord Hotels brand and hotel management company, Marriott announced Thursday. Gaylord Entertainment Co.'s shareholders must approve the company's conversion to a real estate investment trust before the sale, according to a statement from Marriott. The vote is expected in August and the transaction should close by October, Marriott said. If shareholders approve the conversion, Gaylord will continue to own its existing hotels but Marriott will take over their management under long-term agreements; the initial term will be 35 years, the statement said.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF Sun staff writers Dail Willis and Dennis O'Brien contributed to this article | July 9, 1998
A woman dropping off her 3-year-old child and four other youngsters at a day care center was shot and killed outside an East Baltimore church yesterday just moments after a priest opened the doors for morning Mass.Baltimore police said Shara Gaylord, 30, was shot once in the head minutes before 8 a.m. as she stepped out of a Jeep Cherokee parked in a driveway near the front doors of St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church."This is one of the most senseless acts that I have seen in many years," said Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, hours before he planned to meet with the church's priest, who saw a man he believes was the gunman and then heard the shots.
TRAVEL
December 14, 2008
Christmas on the Potomac Where:: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, a 300-acre waterfront resort in Prince George's County. When:: Runs through Dec. 30. What:: "Christmas on the Potomac" is a celebration of the holidays. Highlights include a 60-foot-tall "Tree of Light," 50- to 150-foot sparkling icicles and a miniature train village. There also will be performances of holiday music by regional high school choirs and gospel groups, a Christmas market, a Christmas Day buffet and a tribute to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
BUSINESS
November 24, 1996
Lots for saleMagers LandingGaylord Brooks Realty Co. Inc., based in Phoenix, has begun selling properties at Magers Landing in Monkton, where 15 homes will be built on one- to two-acre lots on 90 acres.Lots in the Baltimore County community cost $112,000 to $135,000. Bordered by the Gunpowder River, Magers Landing will include a 63-acre land conservancy sheltered from development. Buyers will purchase lots from Gaylord Brooks Realty and select custom builders.While a minimum-square-feet figure is not required, houses must reflect "the tone and era of Monkton," according to Thomas R. Moore, vice president of marketing and sales.
BUSINESS
By Opinions on stocks offered by investment experts. Compiled by Steve Halpen for Knight Ridder | March 25, 1992
Ivax"Investors searching for an undiscovered 'wonder stock' that time will transform into a big winner should follow Ivax (AMEX, IVX, $34)," says The Ruta Financial Newsletter."
BUSINESS
September 30, 2001
Realtors' convention set Wednesday in Timonium The Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors will have its 15th annual convention Wednesday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will include information sessions on housing issues, an annual meeting and giveaways and prizes. Registration costs $35 and includes an afternoon cocktail reception. Register online at www.realtors baltimore.com or call 410-337-7200. News in brief NRT Inc., one of the largest real estate brokerage companies in the country and owner of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA, said it made its first entry into the New York City market by acquiring the Corcoran Group.
SPORTS
By Special to The Sun | June 19, 1991
One Third won the $22,000 Fairy Chant Purse yesterday, enabling trainer King Leatherbury to tie Dale Capuano in the Pimlico Race Course trainers' standings.One Third, ridden by 1990 apprentice champion Mark Johnston, completed 1 1/16-mile over a sloppy track in 1 minute, 45 3/5 seconds to finish 11 lengths ahead of Gaylord's Annie.The race was originally scheduled for the turf course, but was switched to the main track due to overnight rain.One Third, Leatherbury's 31st victory at Pimlico this spring, paid $4.80, $2.80 and $2.20.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman and The Baltimore Sun | May 4, 2011
Gaylord Hotels has launched the Rooms for Good program , which donates 10 percent of a room’s package rate to a designated charity for every night of your stay. The charity changes each month. For May, the beneficiary is the Wounded Warrior Project, and in June the program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Gaylord has hotels in Nashville, Orlando, Dallas and Washington (Gaylord National Harbor). Rooms For Good package rates start at $179 per night, plus taxes and fees.
TRAVEL
April 25, 2010
‘Mom Prom & Family Affair' at Gaylord National What's the deal? Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor is putting on a party for Mom with dancing, music, family photos and corsages. The "Mom Prom & Family Affair" package includes overnight accommodations for a family of four, admission to the party dance and a Mother's Day Morning Reception with milk and doughnuts. The two-day package is $199 per family and also includes resort fee, parking and souvenir family photo.
BUSINESS
February 4, 2009
PNC to cut 5,800 jobs after reporting 4Q loss PNC Financial Services Group Inc., which became a major banking competitor in the Baltimore region last year by acquiring Mercantile Bankshares, announced plans to cut 5,800 jobs as it disclosed a $248 million fourth-quarter loss. The job cuts announced by PNC cover about 9.7 percent of the combined banks' 59,595-person work force, PNC said. The company expects to complete the cuts by 2011 to help save $1.2 billion annually. AOL names new advertising chief AOL, struggling to remake itself as an advertising-based company, has named former Yahoo executive Gregory Coleman as head of its online advertising unit, making him the third person in that role in 17 months.
TRAVEL
December 14, 2008
Christmas on the Potomac Where:: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, a 300-acre waterfront resort in Prince George's County. When:: Runs through Dec. 30. What:: "Christmas on the Potomac" is a celebration of the holidays. Highlights include a 60-foot-tall "Tree of Light," 50- to 150-foot sparkling icicles and a miniature train village. There also will be performances of holiday music by regional high school choirs and gospel groups, a Christmas market, a Christmas Day buffet and a tribute to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
NEWS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 4, 2005
Gaylord A. Nelson, a former senator from Wisconsin who was one of the architects of America's modern environmental movement and the founder of Earth Day, died yesterday in Kensington, Md. He was 89. The cause was cardiovascular failure, Bill Christofferson, a family spokesman, told the Associated Press. A liberal Democrat who also served as governor of Wisconsin, Mr. Nelson was known for his candor and independence. He was one of three senators who voted against the $700 million appropriation that began the nation's expanded involvement in the Vietnam War. But Mr. Nelson was most distinguished on Capitol Hill as an early and ardent environmental leader.
FEATURES
By John Woestendiek and John Woestendiek,SUN STAFF | December 30, 2004
The movie is called Meet the Fockers, but finding true-blue American Fockers - as Universal Studios found out - is no simple task. Before the movie's highly successful Christmas-weekend opening, Universal's publicity people came up with the idea of holding a "Focker Family Reunion" - inviting anyone in the country who shared the "unfortunate" last name of the movie's central character to enter a sweepstakes. Twenty-five Focker families, the movie company said, would be chosen for an all-expenses-paid weekend and "reunion" at Universal Orlando Resort.
BUSINESS
February 4, 2009
PNC to cut 5,800 jobs after reporting 4Q loss PNC Financial Services Group Inc., which became a major banking competitor in the Baltimore region last year by acquiring Mercantile Bankshares, announced plans to cut 5,800 jobs as it disclosed a $248 million fourth-quarter loss. The job cuts announced by PNC cover about 9.7 percent of the combined banks' 59,595-person work force, PNC said. The company expects to complete the cuts by 2011 to help save $1.2 billion annually. AOL names new advertising chief AOL, struggling to remake itself as an advertising-based company, has named former Yahoo executive Gregory Coleman as head of its online advertising unit, making him the third person in that role in 17 months.
NEWS
June 18, 2003
On June 15, 2003, CRYSTAL E. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 East North Avenue on Thursdayy after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends on Friday at 6 P.M. Funeral services will follow at 6:30 P.M. See www.marchfh.com.
BUSINESS
March 22, 2002
In the Region Last-minute deals avert one-day strikes at 7 nursing homes Last-minute settlements at two nursing homes and contract extensions at five others averted a possible one-day strike yesterday of service workers at seven facilities in the Baltimore area. Larry Rubin of District 1199E-DC of the Service Employees International Union said contract agreements were reached late Wednesday at Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson and Mariner Post Acute Network Overlea. That means the SEIU completed bargaining at 15 of the 20 homes where contracts were to expire this month.
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