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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | October 28, 2002
Robert L. Hickerson, an engineer who enjoyed hiking and the natural habitat of his 7-acre home in Ellicott City, died Wednesday of a brain tumor at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 64. Mr. Hickerson was a patent awardee whose longtime work with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in North Laurel and at TCOM, a Columbia maker of airborne carriers of surveillance and communications equipment, took him to Antarctica, the South Pacific and Israel. He was grounded by his love of family and nature.
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By LOWELL E. SUNDERLAND | November 3, 2002
THIS IS a time of change in seasons, sports and life, and thus, a chance to be a bit reflective, as well as forward-looking. A sample of each: Looking back: We apply a liberal definition here to the word "play," understanding that some of you don't consider hiking a good fit with team and individual sports in which scores are kept. But walk eight to 15 miles, even on a surface as flat and trying on the feet as the otherwise lovely Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath, and you'll know that hiking rates as both a competitive and enjoyable experience.
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March 27, 1992
New York Mets pitcher David Cone allegedly lured two women into the bullpen area of Shea Stadium in 1989 and masturbated in front of them, a lawsuit filed yesterday said.The suit, filed in state Supreme Court in Rockland County, N.Y., is an amendment to a suit filed by three Rockland women last year accusing Cone of harassment and slander.The women were identified in the suit as Phyllis DeLucia of West Nyack, Debra Hittelman of Spring Valley and Joan Twohie of Wesley Hills, all 28.The suit also alleged that later in the 1989 season Cone went to a hotel where two of the women were staying and jumped into bed with them.
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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | October 28, 2002
Robert L. Hickerson, an engineer who enjoyed hiking and the natural habitat of his 7-acre home in Ellicott City, died Wednesday of a brain tumor at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 64. Mr. Hickerson was a patent awardee whose longtime work with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in North Laurel and at TCOM, a Columbia maker of airborne carriers of surveillance and communications equipment, took him to Antarctica, the South Pacific and Israel. He was grounded by his love of family and nature.
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By Rob Hiaasen | January 30, 1994
Former boxer has a good right, and an eye for antiquesFrom years of boxing, the top of Archie Hickerson's right hand looks as if another hand had melted onto it. At rest, his fingers fan out unnaturally. The skin feels like a tea-colored hide. There's no firm in his handshake."Taped my hands too tight," mumbles Mr. Hickerson, 75.In the 1930s and '40s, he was a welterweight fighter nicknamed "The Tampa Kid." Mr. Hickerson had a pencil-thin mustache and a good right hand. No title fights, but he kept high company.
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By LOWELL E. SUNDERLAND | November 3, 2002
THIS IS a time of change in seasons, sports and life, and thus, a chance to be a bit reflective, as well as forward-looking. A sample of each: Looking back: We apply a liberal definition here to the word "play," understanding that some of you don't consider hiking a good fit with team and individual sports in which scores are kept. But walk eight to 15 miles, even on a surface as flat and trying on the feet as the otherwise lovely Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath, and you'll know that hiking rates as both a competitive and enjoyable experience.
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By Amy Davis | July 2, 1995
Gettysburg, Pa. -- Consider this: You're standing at the crossroads of the Civil War, and you want to inspire tourists to imagine how 35 square miles in this tranquil Pennsylvania countryside were the stage for a three-day inferno of smoke and death with casualties that numbered about 51,000.As a rookie guide and history fan, you know that the Battle of Gettysburg, 132 years ago this weekend, was the turning point of the war and its bloodiest fight, costing Robert E. Lee more than a third of his men. But acquiring such knowledge is the easy part; you must learn to spin it into compelling narratives, find clever ways to captivate your audience -- and maybe even invent some historical jokes.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Kevin Rector and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 10, 2012
Maryland State Police have charged a 25-year-old Frederick County man with assault, driving under the influence and reckless endangerment in connection with a road-rage incident that involved four vehicles on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway Saturday evening. Police said Cody James Hickerson was driving a Nissan Titan truck erratically in a southbound lane of the highway in Baltimore City at about 8:30 p.m. when the driver of a Subaru Outback sounded his horn. Hickerson then drove his vehicle into the passenger side of the Subaru and continued driving, police said.
SPORTS
July 26, 1991
BASEBALL (NL)* Chicago Cubs -- Placed Dave Smith (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 23. Recalled Dave Pavlas (pitcher) from Iowa of the American Association. Sent Laddie Renfroe (pitcher) to Iowa.* Cincinnati Reds -- Activated Jose Rijo (pitcher) from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned Freddie Benavides (outfielder) to Nashville of the American Association.* San Francisco Giants -- Called up Bryan Hickerson (pitcher) from Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League. Optioned Greg Litton (infielder)
NEWS
January 19, 2007
Pilot who crashed helicopter is charged A pilot who crashed-landed a helicopter at the port of Baltimore in November was charged yesterday with two counts of reckless endangerment and several drug offenses, according to Maryland Transportation Authority police. Medical tests showed that the pilot, Kenneth Trivett, 34, of Fredericksburg, Va., was using an opiate-based drug while he was flying, said Cpl. Jonathan Green, a spokesman for the police. Officers who searched the damaged helicopter said they found a small toiletries bag containing methamphetamine, amphetamines and oxycodone.
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By Amy Davis | July 2, 1995
Gettysburg, Pa. -- Consider this: You're standing at the crossroads of the Civil War, and you want to inspire tourists to imagine how 35 square miles in this tranquil Pennsylvania countryside were the stage for a three-day inferno of smoke and death with casualties that numbered about 51,000.As a rookie guide and history fan, you know that the Battle of Gettysburg, 132 years ago this weekend, was the turning point of the war and its bloodiest fight, costing Robert E. Lee more than a third of his men. But acquiring such knowledge is the easy part; you must learn to spin it into compelling narratives, find clever ways to captivate your audience -- and maybe even invent some historical jokes.
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By Rob Hiaasen | January 30, 1994
Former boxer has a good right, and an eye for antiquesFrom years of boxing, the top of Archie Hickerson's right hand looks as if another hand had melted onto it. At rest, his fingers fan out unnaturally. The skin feels like a tea-colored hide. There's no firm in his handshake."Taped my hands too tight," mumbles Mr. Hickerson, 75.In the 1930s and '40s, he was a welterweight fighter nicknamed "The Tampa Kid." Mr. Hickerson had a pencil-thin mustache and a good right hand. No title fights, but he kept high company.
SPORTS
March 27, 1992
New York Mets pitcher David Cone allegedly lured two women into the bullpen area of Shea Stadium in 1989 and masturbated in front of them, a lawsuit filed yesterday said.The suit, filed in state Supreme Court in Rockland County, N.Y., is an amendment to a suit filed by three Rockland women last year accusing Cone of harassment and slander.The women were identified in the suit as Phyllis DeLucia of West Nyack, Debra Hittelman of Spring Valley and Joan Twohie of Wesley Hills, all 28.The suit also alleged that later in the 1989 season Cone went to a hotel where two of the women were staying and jumped into bed with them.
SPORTS
September 7, 1991
CHICAGO -- Frank Castillo pitched three-hit ball for 8 1/3 innings and George Bell homered as the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco 3-2 yesterday, sending the Giants to their fifth straight loss.Castillo (6-3) gave up an unearned run in the second inning and then retired 15 straight before Willie McGee singled to open the seventh. The rookie right-hander walked one and struck out 10 before Dave Smith got the last two outs for his 17th save.Castillo said he thought taking him out was the right move.
NEWS
By Dana Klosner-Wehner and Dana Klosner-Wehner,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 27, 2004
DO YOU secretly long to get behind the wheel of a police car? Or would you like a glimpse of the real life of a police officer beyond the television dramas and reality shows? For more than 10 years, the Howard County Police Department has invited the public to participate in its Citizens' Police Academy. The class, held in the Gateway Building, is designed to give Howard residents a basic understanding of law enforcement and build a positive relationship between the community and the police.
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