February 28, 2013
This will be Flight Test No. 40. In the center of the contraption — a 90-pound, human-powered helicopter made mostly of carbon fiber, balsa wood, foam and string — is University of Maryland doctoral candidate Colin Gore, decked out in orange cycling clothes and safety goggles. Gore will pedal, as he would on a bicycle, until the craft they call the Gamera II XR lifts off the floor. A student stands at each of the four massive propellers as they wait for the cue. "Tension on, take off," comes the order, and Gore's face turns red with effort as he pedals.
September 12, 2007
African-American photo exhibit Learn about the African-Americans who settled in Howard County in the exhibit Native African American Families of Howard County, Maryland: 1875-1950, at James Clark Library, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The exhibit, which includes more than 300 photos, is based on photos and information submitted by families in the area. Library hours today are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Information: www.hccaacres.org. FYI Sun art critic Glenn McNatt is on assignment.
February 19, 2005
On February 15, 2005 MARION ELLS (nee Smith) of Timonium beloved wife of Denton C. Anderson; loving mother of James Clark, Deborah Jean and Susan Anderson Gury; devoted grandmother of Kevin Thompson and Bryan Anderson Gury; loving sister of Jean Haskell Godfrey. Interment private. A Memorial Service will be held in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY, INC., 10 W. Padonia Rd. (at York Rd.), Timonium-Cockeysville on Monday, February 21 at 11 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be directed in Marion's name to the American Lung Assoc.
March 28, 2005
On March 22, 2005, CORA APPLER CLARK of Ellicott City, beloved wife of the late James S. Clark, devoted mother of James S. Clark, Joan C. Thielemann, and the late Sonia C. Cutts, dear sister of Robert Appler. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 2, 11 A.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: First Lutheran Church or St. Agnes Hospice.
March 7, 2004
On March 5, 2004 SR. ANNE JAMES CLARK, S.N.D. de N., devoted daughter of the late James and Anne Clark. In addition to her religious community, she is survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the SISTERS OF NOTRE DAME, VILLA JULIE, Residents, 1531 Greenspring Valley Rd., on Monday 2 to 5 and 6 to 7 PM. Vigil Prayers at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment will follow in the Sisters of Notre Dame Cemetery, Illchester, MD. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Sister of Notre Dame Development Fund, (above)
January 18, 2006
On January 13, 2006, JAMES CLARK TASSALLO of Essex. Loving son of Helene M. Tassallo (nee Clark) and the late Joseph Louis Tassallo, Sr. Husband of Bobbi Tassallo. Devoted father of Anthony Tassallo. Brother of Joseph L. Tassallo, Jr. and wife Angela and Eve Firmani and husband Robert. Also survived by one niece and two nephews. He was preceded in death by brother Philip Tassallo. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 20, 1:30 P.M. at the Jeffrey N. Zunbrun Funeral Home & Monument Company, 6028 Sykesville Road, Eldersburg, MD. Interment will be private.
July 12, 1994
Sharing your success with your alma mater is ingrained in American higher education. But until recently, the University of Maryland hadn't been a big winner. Now it has.To mark the 100th anniversary of UM's College of Engineering, builder A. James Clark is giving his old school $15 million. That's UM's largest gift ever. Within construction circles, Mr. Clark's empire is a behemoth. His company's revenues last year topped $1.1 billion. His best-known local project: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
February 17, 2005
On February 14, 2005, DANIEL SYLVESTER; beloved husband of Ola M. Perkins; devoted god-father of Deborah Daniel, Yvonne Green, Wile D. Etheridge, and Kanika Smith. He is also survived by one brother-in-law, Eddie James Clark; sister-in-law Fannie Clark; one niece; and a host of cousins and friends. Friends may call at the GARY P MARCH FUNERAL HOME, 270 Fredhilton Pass, on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Family will receive friends at Douglas Memorial Community Church, Madison and Lafayette Avenues, Friday from 10:30 to 11 A.M. Funeral Services to follow.
October 24, 1993
*TC 25 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 13-19, 1968):* Four Guernsey calves were rustled from a barn at Doughoregan Manor. The following day, Sen. James Clark reported that four of his Holstein calves had been stolen. Two men were arrested the next day and charged with grand larceny.50 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 17-23, 1943):* The final report on the sale of war bonds in the county showed that Howard County sales totaled $393,345.25, or 196.5 percent of the $200,000 quota set for the county.* A woman was found dead in a tourist cabin on WashingtonBoulevard in Laurel, and her husband was found semi-conscious on the floor of the cabin.