May 11, 1998
BaseballAngels: Announced retirement of Single-A C Danny Serrano.Athletics: Optioned OF Ryan Christenson to Triple-A Edmonton. Recalled P Blake Stein from Edmonton.Expos: Optioned IF Jose Vidro to Triple-A Ottawa.Mets: Signed IF-OF Phil Plantier; assigned him to extended spring training. Signed C Steve Decker; assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk.Red Sox: Optioned P Brian Shouse to Triple-A Pawtucket. Purchased contract of IF Lou Merloni from Pawtucket. Moved P Butch Henry from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.White Sox: Placed P Matt Karchner (hernia)
December 11, 1990
Reinaldo Arenas, 47, a novelist who spent several years in prison in Fidel Castro's Cuba, committed suicide Friday in his apartment in Manhattan, police said. He had AIDS, according to his literary agent, Thomas Colchie. Mr. Aenas found success as a writer after a decade of struggle in the United States, having escaped from Cuba during the Mariel exodus in 1980. His novels included "Farewell to the Sea," "Hallucinations" and "Singing From the Well," which won the Prix Medici in France for the best foreign novel of 1969.
December 31, 2005
NFL injury report BRONCOS @ CHARGERS Broncos -- Out: RB Mike Anderson (ankle); DE Courtney Brown (shoulder/knee); CB Darrent Williams (groin); LB Al Wilson (hand). Probable: CB Roc Alexander (chest); LB Keith Burns (knee); S Curome Cox (shoulder); LB Ian Gold (groin); T Cornell Green (shoulder); WR Ashley Lelie (arm). Chargers -- Out: S Terrence Kiel (ankle). Questionable: S Bhawoh Jue (knee); DE Igor Olshansky (thigh); WR Eric Parker (foot); DT Jamal Williams (foot). GIANTS @ RAIDERS Giants -- Out: LB Antonio Pierce (ankle)
June 13, 2006
On On June 10, 2006 MARIYASMERTENKO (nee Slutskiy) loving wife of the late David Smertenko, beloved mother of Serafima Zak and Yaakov Smertenko, both of Baltimore, MD, devoted mother-in-law of Shmil Kushnir and Nadya Smertenko, beloved sister of the late Boris and Alexander Slutskiy, loving grandmother of Nellye and Simon Gorelik, Michael and Tanya Zak, Diana and Alex Nazmok and Luba and Igor Sokolov, loving great grandmother of Jason Gorelik, Allison and...
August 23, 2003
On August 21, 2003, DAVID A. SVEC of White Hall, MD., son of Igor and Robin W. nee (Abel) Svec; brother of Michael V. Svec. Also survived by his maternal grandparents Robert W. and D. Jean Abel; his maternal great grandmother Florence Slish and his paternal grandmother Vera Svec. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church, Timonium and Assistant Leader in the Shockwave Youth Ministry. He was in his second year as a business major and with a Presidential Scholarship at Towson State University.
August 28, 2003
Masterpieces from the musical traditions of France and Russia, along with contemporary American fare and three of the great concertos from the classical canon, will dominate the Columbia Orchestra's 26th season in Howard County. "We have excellent soloists, a variety of styles and a lot of ear-catching music to share," says conductor Jason Love. "We're excited about the season." A pair of great valedictory works highlights the opening concert Oct. 18, when the orchestra will perform the super-charged Pathetique symphony of Tchaikovsky and Elgar's last major work, the autumnal Concerto for Cello and Orchestra.
July 2, 2001
Baseball Blue Jays: Optioned P Brian Bowles to Triple-A Syracuse. Brewers: Optioned P Allen Levrault to Triple-A Indianapolis. Bought the contract of OF Robert Perez from Indianapolis. Transferred P Jeff D'Amico from the 15-day to the 60-day DL. Diamondbacks: Activated P Brian Anderson from 15-day DL; put IF Greg Colbrunn on the 15-day DL. Rangers: Activated P Ryan Glynn; put P Tim Crabtree on the DL. Royals: Optioned IF Carlos Febles to Triple-A Omaha. Activated IF Luis Ordaz from 15-day DL. Hockey Rangers: Signed free-agent D Igor Ulanov (Oilers)
May 1, 2006
On Friday April 28, 2006 CATHRYN MARY KENT (nee Butcher) beloved wife of the late Charles H. Kent, devoted mother of Cathy Rosensteel and her husband Rick, and Charlene Halsman and her husband David, loving grandmother of Igor Rosensteel, Chad and Chelsea Halsman. Friends may call at the Miller-Dippel Funeral Home Inc., 6415 Belair Rd, Baltimore, MD 21206, on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where a Vigil Service will be held at 4:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. on Wednesday at the SS. Philip and James R. C. Church, 2801 N. Charles St., Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
September 17, 1995
The Washington Capitals, who play their first preseason game in Hershey, Pa., tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers, trimmed their roster yesterday.The Caps returned eight players to their junior teams: goalie Sebastien Charpentier; left wings Scott Cherrey, Daniel Reja, Dwayne Hay, Benoit Gratton, and defensemen Joel Theriault, Joel Cort and Frederick Jobin.Caps defenseman Igor Ulanov, who is one of three Washington players not signed, is on the roster for tonight's game.Peter Bondra, Washington's leading scorer from last year who remains unsigned, and Michal Pivonka, who finished third in points and who is also unsigned, are not expected to play in any preseason games until contracts are worked out.Craig Berube (broken jaw)
October 25, 1995
BaseballToronto Blue Jays: Named Ronald Bronson Jr. assistant general manager.Los Angeles Dodgers: Will not renew contract of 3B Tim Wallach for 1996.BasketballBoston Celtics: Signed C Charles Claxton.Charlotte Hornets: Waived G Negele Knight.Portland Trail Blazers: Waived F Bob Thornton and G Derrick Chievous.Jacksonville Barracudas (USBL): Named Artis Gilmore president and Mike Strader vice president-marketing coordinator.College4( Patriot League: Named Navy sophomoresoccer F Mike Curtis Offensive Player of the Week.