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By JoAnne C. Broadwater and JoAnne C. Broadwater,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 25, 1999
Camp Glencoe is known for its midnight Super Soaker battles. Campers at TopSide Summer Program love the sailing. At Camp Jemicy, the kids have a blast with art, drama, crafts and dance.But the main attraction at these three Baltimore-area summer camps is the tutoring."I want to keep up my skills for school, improve my reading and have fun," says Steven Bascietto, 13, who is enjoying his second summer at Camp Glencoe, a six-week, Sunday-through-Friday overnight camp held at St. Timothy's School in Stevenson for children ages 9 to 13. "I don't really like doing the work but I know when I go back to school it will really help me a lot."
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 15, 2014
A disabled vehicle in the Sparks Glencoe area on Interstate 83 South at Cold Bottom Road has closed the southbound right shoulder for nearly two hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the I-695 Curtis Creek Drawbridge is slated to open at 8:45 a.m., 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 9:14 a.m. that...
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June 18, 2003
On June 16, 2003, NANCY JANE (nee Srygley), beloved wife of Everard Dudley Briscoe. Mother of Bonnie Greene, Barrie Reightler, Elizabeth Kriel and Rebecca Gurley. Sister of Polly Woodcock and the late Jean Evans. Also survived by six grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Rd., Glencoe, MD Friday 11 A.M. If desired donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Arrangements by ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A., Owings Mills.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 25, 2013
Mary K. McPherson, a retired private-school educator who had been on the faculty of Oldfields School and Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 5 of cancer at Roland Park Place, where she had lived for the past decade. She was 89. Mary King McPherson was born and raised in Toronto, where she graduated from Havergal College, a private girls school. After earning a bachelor's degree from Trinity College, part of the University of Toronto, Miss McPherson served with the Women's Royal Canadian Service at Halifax, Nova Scotia, from 1944 to 1945.
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January 23, 2004
On January 21 2004, WILSON TURNER BALLARD, JR., beloved husband of Cynthia Williams Ballard, devoted father of Wilson T. Ballard III, Benjamin W. Ballard, and Holly B. Kreutter; dear brother of Catherine Anne Cover; loving grandfather of Bahji, Amy, Jeff, Russell and Becky. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday, January 23, at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Road, Glencoe, MD 21152. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to your favorite charity or to Immanuel Episcopal Church.
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November 23, 2008
On October 16, 2008, MARY B. SHARP, 30 year member of the Home Interest Group of Baltimore County; beloved wife of the late Alfred E. Sharp, Jr., devoted mother of Reed, Louise and Alfred. Survived by five grandchildren, two step grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Road, Glencoe, MD, on Saturday, November 29 at 3 P.M. Arrangements by family owned Henry W. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home.
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June 12, 2005
On Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Barbara J. Egan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, MARY C. M. (nee Madden) LEYPOLDT, 88, of Shrewsbury, PA, formerly of Glencoe, MD. She was the wife of the late H. Reuben Leypoldt. After working for Western Electric, Mrs. Leypoldt devoted many years of volunteer service to various civic and community organizations including Planned Parenthood of York, York Hospital, Oldfields School Library of Glencoe, Shrewsbury Public Library and Paul's Place Soup Kitchen in Pigtown, MD in addition to many others.
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November 22, 2007
Polly Sattler Mowell, a former Postal Service worker and lifelong northern Baltimore County resident, died of cancer Monday at her Glencoe home. She was 85. Born Emma Pauline Sattler in her parents' Corbett Road home, she was raised on their turkey farm. As a young woman, she competed throughout the state in horse shows. A 1938 Sparks High School graduate, she was a member of the riding team and was captain of the field ball and basketball teams. She was recently inducted into the Sparks-Hereford High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | January 9, 2009
Emma Carroll, who established an antiques and consignment business at Glencoe Gardens in Baltimore County and headed the Daughters of the American Revolution in Maryland, died of a stroke Jan. 1 at her Sparks home. She was 90. Born Emma Mosner in Baltimore and raised on Walker Avenue, she was a 1936 Eastern High School graduate. She attended Towson University and was a Baltimore Business College graduate. She was office manager for the Prudential Insurance Co. many years ago. After her marriage to landscaper and Towson Nurseries owner William C. Price, she developed an antiques and Christmas decorating business at Glencoe Gardens, an 1830s brick and stone barn that stands on the west side of York Road in Sparks.
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April 9, 2005
On April 8, 2005, FRANCIS "Frank" CHAPMAN, III, beloved husband of Ellen H. Hall (nee Huffard), devoted father of Richard C. Hall of Sparks; loving grandfather of Rich C. Hall, Jr. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY, INC., 10 W. Padonia Rd, (at York Rd), Timonium-Cockeysville on Saturday, from 7 to 9 P.M. and Sunday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held in the Immanuel Episcopal Church on Monday, April 11 at 10 A.M. Interment Bosley United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | November 11, 2009
John Donald "Donnie" Stees, a former security expert and longtime Glencoe resident, died Saturday of kidney failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 78. Mr. Stees was born in Baltimore and raised on Seminary Avenue in Lutherville. His father was John Stees, the noted longtime Sun and Evening Sun cartoonist, who died in 1982. After graduating from Towson High School in 1949, he attended the universities of Maryland, Baltimore and Delaware, where he studied police management and administration.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | January 30, 2009
Duncan McCulloch III, a retired medical researcher and history buff, died of lung cancer Jan. 20 at his home in Hanover, Pa. The former longtime Glencoe resident was 82. Born in Baltimore, Mr. McCulloch was the great-grandson of Anna Austen McCulloch, who founded Oldfields School in Glencoe in 1867. His father, Duncan McCulloch Jr., had been the school's headmaster. Mr. McCulloch attended St. Paul's School and graduated in 1944 from St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Del. After leaving St. Andrew's, he enlisted in the Navy and served in the Pacific aboard a destroyer with the 7th Fleet.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | January 9, 2009
Emma Carroll, who established an antiques and consignment business at Glencoe Gardens in Baltimore County and headed the Daughters of the American Revolution in Maryland, died of a stroke Jan. 1 at her Sparks home. She was 90. Born Emma Mosner in Baltimore and raised on Walker Avenue, she was a 1936 Eastern High School graduate. She attended Towson University and was a Baltimore Business College graduate. She was office manager for the Prudential Insurance Co. many years ago. After her marriage to landscaper and Towson Nurseries owner William C. Price, she developed an antiques and Christmas decorating business at Glencoe Gardens, an 1830s brick and stone barn that stands on the west side of York Road in Sparks.
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November 23, 2008
On October 16, 2008, MARY B. SHARP, 30 year member of the Home Interest Group of Baltimore County; beloved wife of the late Alfred E. Sharp, Jr., devoted mother of Reed, Louise and Alfred. Survived by five grandchildren, two step grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Road, Glencoe, MD, on Saturday, November 29 at 3 P.M. Arrangements by family owned Henry W. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home.
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By Gina Davis | February 23, 2008
The head of Oldfields School has resigned in the wake of a financial crisis that has threatened to shut the 140-year-old all-girls boarding school in less than two years. George Swope Jr., who has led the school since 2003, confirmed yesterday that his resignation will be effective Friday. Swope declined to further discuss his decision. "I've been asked not to make comments," he said. As the school's leader, Swope earned about $250,000 for the 2005-2006 school year, according to forms filed with the IRS. His wife, Margaret Andrews, who is director of development, also has resigned, board member Sunny Adams confirmed yesterday.
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November 22, 2007
Polly Sattler Mowell, a former Postal Service worker and lifelong northern Baltimore County resident, died of cancer Monday at her Glencoe home. She was 85. Born Emma Pauline Sattler in her parents' Corbett Road home, she was raised on their turkey farm. As a young woman, she competed throughout the state in horse shows. A 1938 Sparks High School graduate, she was a member of the riding team and was captain of the field ball and basketball teams. She was recently inducted into the Sparks-Hereford High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
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November 10, 1990
A memorial service for John C. Lovell, a retired salesman, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Road, Glencoe.Mr. Lovell, who was 66, died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Sparks.He moved to Sparks from Berkeley Heights, N.J., in 1986 after retiring from a job as a salesman of air and hydraulic powered tools and equipment for the AirOyal Co.Born in Waterbury, Conn., and a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., he served in the Army during World War II.Mr.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | September 16, 1998
Clark MacKenzie stormed past two opponents yesterday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Senior Amateur championship for the second time in three years at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill.MacKenzie, 57, from Cockeysville and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club, defeated Donald Dupske, of Kirkwood, Mo., 4 and 3, and Todd Lusk, of Baton Rouge, La., 2 and 1.Pub Date: 9/16/98
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June 12, 2005
On Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Barbara J. Egan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, MARY C. M. (nee Madden) LEYPOLDT, 88, of Shrewsbury, PA, formerly of Glencoe, MD. She was the wife of the late H. Reuben Leypoldt. After working for Western Electric, Mrs. Leypoldt devoted many years of volunteer service to various civic and community organizations including Planned Parenthood of York, York Hospital, Oldfields School Library of Glencoe, Shrewsbury Public Library and Paul's Place Soup Kitchen in Pigtown, MD in addition to many others.
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April 9, 2005
On April 8, 2005, FRANCIS "Frank" CHAPMAN, III, beloved husband of Ellen H. Hall (nee Huffard), devoted father of Richard C. Hall of Sparks; loving grandfather of Rich C. Hall, Jr. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY, INC., 10 W. Padonia Rd, (at York Rd), Timonium-Cockeysville on Saturday, from 7 to 9 P.M. and Sunday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held in the Immanuel Episcopal Church on Monday, April 11 at 10 A.M. Interment Bosley United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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