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By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,Sun Staff Writer | September 23, 1994
General Physics Corp., on the heels of a merger with a former subsidiary, announced the resignation yesterday of its president and chief executive.Roger E. Klose's departure from the Columbia-based engineering and nuclear power services company comes less than a month after the completion of a merger with GPS Technologies Corp., a former subsidiary that splintered from General Physics in September 1991.Mr. Klose, who resigned his position of four years for "personal reasons," according to a company statement, will remain a senior consultant to the company through 1997.
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April 2, 2009
On March 29, 2009, CLEMENTS "CLEM" MARTINKUS, of Pottstown, PA, formerly of Ruxton, MD:, beloved husband of the late Ella Martinkus (nee McDonald), loving father of Patricia Klose and Richard Martinkus, dear brother of Leonard Martinkus, loving grandfather of Janet Hamilton and Elizabeth Klose. Clements was a Master Mechanic who owned and operated Clems Motor Service in Baltimore, MD for more than 50 years. He was a WW-II Merchant Marine Veteran. His memberships included the Pottstown YMCA Senior Center, The Knights of Columbus and American Legion, both in MD. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A)
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN STAFF | December 3, 2003
The late Joan B. Kroc loved the news. "If she wasn't on the Internet, she was listening to NPR, or watching the cables - or all three at once," says her friend and adviser Richard Starmann. In her will, the McDonald's restaurant heiress and philanthropist bequeathed $200 million to National Public Radio - the largest private donation in the broadcaster's history. Kroc died of brain cancer on Oct. 12 and NPR announced the gift early last month. The story of how the gift was made offers a glimpse of how in the world of philanthropy small human interactions may form the foundation of major financial donations.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN STAFF | December 3, 2003
The late Joan B. Kroc loved the news. "If she wasn't on the Internet, she was listening to NPR, or watching the cables - or all three at once," says her friend and adviser Richard Starmann. In her will, the McDonald's restaurant heiress and philanthropist bequeathed $200 million to National Public Radio - the largest private donation in the broadcaster's history. Kroc died of brain cancer on Oct. 12 and NPR announced the gift early last month. The story of how the gift was made offers a glimpse of how in the world of philanthropy small human interactions may form the foundation of major financial donations.
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By Diane Mikulis and Diane Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 26, 2000
For some children at Ilchester Elementary School in eastern Ellicott City, learning doesn't stop when the school bell rings at the end of the day. Twenty-eight schoolchildren are involved in after-school programs in which they perform science experiments and make crafts. The school's PTA oversees the program, which is offered to everyone enrolled at Ilchester. "We thought it would be great to give them a chance to pursue other areas of interest that aren't in the curriculum," said Doreen Klose, a PTA vice president and the program's coordinator.
NEWS
April 2, 2009
On March 29, 2009, CLEMENTS "CLEM" MARTINKUS, of Pottstown, PA, formerly of Ruxton, MD:, beloved husband of the late Ella Martinkus (nee McDonald), loving father of Patricia Klose and Richard Martinkus, dear brother of Leonard Martinkus, loving grandfather of Janet Hamilton and Elizabeth Klose. Clements was a Master Mechanic who owned and operated Clems Motor Service in Baltimore, MD for more than 50 years. He was a WW-II Merchant Marine Veteran. His memberships included the Pottstown YMCA Senior Center, The Knights of Columbus and American Legion, both in MD. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A)
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | February 26, 2003
By the time Kevin Klose arrived yesterday at a Baltimore Inner Harbor hotel to participate in a discussion titled "Israel and the Media: Balance or Bias?" the question had already been settled in the minds of many of those present. Klose, CEO and president of National Public Radio, had come to the annual national meeting of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to defend his network's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict against charges of bias against Israel. The organization is a coalition of advocacy groups committed to promoting Israel and issues important to American Jews.
NEWS
May 23, 1995
Jeffrey P. Klose Jr.Automobile mechanicJeffrey Peter Klose Jr., an automobile mechanic, died May 15 of injuries he suffered in a traffic accident on Bellona Avenue in Riderwood. The Lutherville resident was 20.He had worked at Ruxton Mobil Service since graduating from Towson High School in 1993."He was a super fellow, there is no other way to describe him," said Chip Miller, a fellow mechanic at the station."From the time he was a youngster, he was interested in automobiles," said his father, Jeffrey P. Klose Sr., a mechanic who lives in Lutherville.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | November 15, 2001
"Next, from Toledo, we have a call from Phyllis. Go ahead, Phyllis, you're on with the president of Russia ..." Tonight at 7:30, Russian President Vladimir V. Putin will entertain the questions of National Public Radio anchor Robert Siegel, and then take e-mails and calls from the rest of America. The NPR interview and ensuing discussion will be carried on regional affiliates WJHU (88.1 FM) and WAMU (88.5 FM). Under Soviet regimes, said Kevin Klose, NPR's president, "this would have been impossible to imagine.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | April 16, 2003
In 1959, A.M. Rosenthal of The New York Times was expelled from Poland for writing a series of stories that angered Wladyslaw Gomulka, then the country's Communist leader. But the risks were far greater for those on whom he relied for aid and tips. "Every day in a Communist country there are stories that a reporter must sit on for a while," Rosenthal wrote in an essay that year. "These are the traceable stories and a Western reporter owes it to his friends, and his own ability to live with himself later, to try to avoid getting people into trouble.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | April 16, 2003
In 1959, A.M. Rosenthal of The New York Times was expelled from Poland for writing a series of stories that angered Wladyslaw Gomulka, then the country's Communist leader. But the risks were far greater for those on whom he relied for aid and tips. "Every day in a Communist country there are stories that a reporter must sit on for a while," Rosenthal wrote in an essay that year. "These are the traceable stories and a Western reporter owes it to his friends, and his own ability to live with himself later, to try to avoid getting people into trouble.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | February 26, 2003
By the time Kevin Klose arrived yesterday at a Baltimore Inner Harbor hotel to participate in a discussion titled "Israel and the Media: Balance or Bias?" the question had already been settled in the minds of many of those present. Klose, CEO and president of National Public Radio, had come to the annual national meeting of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to defend his network's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict against charges of bias against Israel. The organization is a coalition of advocacy groups committed to promoting Israel and issues important to American Jews.
FEATURES
By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN TELEVISION WRITER | November 15, 2001
"Next, from Toledo, we have a call from Phyllis. Go ahead, Phyllis, you're on with the president of Russia ..." Tonight at 7:30, Russian President Vladimir V. Putin will entertain the questions of National Public Radio anchor Robert Siegel, and then take e-mails and calls from the rest of America. The NPR interview and ensuing discussion will be carried on regional affiliates WJHU (88.1 FM) and WAMU (88.5 FM). Under Soviet regimes, said Kevin Klose, NPR's president, "this would have been impossible to imagine.
NEWS
By Diane Mikulis and Diane Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 26, 2000
For some children at Ilchester Elementary School in eastern Ellicott City, learning doesn't stop when the school bell rings at the end of the day. Twenty-eight schoolchildren are involved in after-school programs in which they perform science experiments and make crafts. The school's PTA oversees the program, which is offered to everyone enrolled at Ilchester. "We thought it would be great to give them a chance to pursue other areas of interest that aren't in the curriculum," said Doreen Klose, a PTA vice president and the program's coordinator.
NEWS
May 23, 1995
Jeffrey P. Klose Jr.Automobile mechanicJeffrey Peter Klose Jr., an automobile mechanic, died May 15 of injuries he suffered in a traffic accident on Bellona Avenue in Riderwood. The Lutherville resident was 20.He had worked at Ruxton Mobil Service since graduating from Towson High School in 1993."He was a super fellow, there is no other way to describe him," said Chip Miller, a fellow mechanic at the station."From the time he was a youngster, he was interested in automobiles," said his father, Jeffrey P. Klose Sr., a mechanic who lives in Lutherville.
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By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,Sun Staff Writer | September 23, 1994
General Physics Corp., on the heels of a merger with a former subsidiary, announced the resignation yesterday of its president and chief executive.Roger E. Klose's departure from the Columbia-based engineering and nuclear power services company comes less than a month after the completion of a merger with GPS Technologies Corp., a former subsidiary that splintered from General Physics in September 1991.Mr. Klose, who resigned his position of four years for "personal reasons," according to a company statement, will remain a senior consultant to the company through 1997.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | December 25, 1992
On the last shopping day before Christmas, Baltimore-area retailers were in a truly Dickensian mood. Amid great expectations and Christmas carols galore, it was the best of times and the worst of times.Jonathan B. Klose -- manager of the Franklin Mint store in the Owings Mills mall -- was in a good mood. A very good mood.Sales this year have been "awesome," he said. For instance, he sold four $500 limited-edition Scrabble sets -- these are nice Scrabble sets, by the way -- all in one day last week.
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July 10, 2010
Germany vs. Uruguay Time/TV: 2:30 p.m., ABC. The buzz: This is not the way either team hoped to end its World Cup, but a lot is at stake in Saturday's consolation game in Port Elizabeth. For German striker Miroslav Klose, one goal would tie him with former Brazilian star Ronaldo at 15 for most World Cup scores. And Klose, Germany's Thomas Mueller and Uruguay's Diego Forlan, with four goals each, remain in the running for the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | December 25, 1992
On the last shopping day before Christmas, Baltimore-area retailers were in a truly Dickensian mood. Amid great expectations and Christmas carols galore, it was the best of times and the worst of times.Jonathan B. Klose -- manager of the Franklin Mint store in the Owings Mills mall -- was in a good mood. A very good mood.Sales this year have been "awesome," he said. For instance, he sold four $500 limited-edition Scrabble sets -- these are nice Scrabble sets, by the way -- all in one day last week.
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