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May 18, 2006
On May 14, 2006, JO ANN B. KNUDSEN, of Ellicott City, MD; beloved wife of C. Stuart Knudsen; loving mother of three children, Jana, Christian and Robert. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday May 20 at 11 A.M. at Catonsville United Methodist Church, 6 Melvin Avenue, Catonsville, MD. Interment private. Arrangements by STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC.
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June 10, 2007
Warm summer -- Sheppard Art Gallery, 8173 Main St. in historic Ellicott City, is showing paintings of airy, light-filled landscapes and seascapes by Barbara Gruber and Robert Knudsen through Aug. 1. Knudsen creates a tranquil atmosphere; Gruber, a sense of light, color, air and touch. One of the paintings in the exhibit is Centerport Beach (above). A reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
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SPORTS
By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer | April 15, 1993
The Knudsen Homes men's over-30 basketball team came up just short in its recent bid to win the M.R.P.A. "Limited" State Tournament in Ocean City.Knudsen, led by former UMBC standout and second all-time leading scorer Rick Moreland, went 5-1 in the 16-team double-elimination tournament before losing to Green Castle Sports, 76-65, in the April 4 championship game.Moreland led the way in the final with 18 points, former James Madison player Jeff Cross scored 17 and former Indiana University of Pennsylvania player Jim Stromberg added 13.The team also featured former Jacksonville State player Anthony Robbins and former Salisbury State players Pat Wynn and Brett Carter.
NEWS
May 18, 2006
On May 14, 2006, JO ANN B. KNUDSEN, of Ellicott City, MD; beloved wife of C. Stuart Knudsen; loving mother of three children, Jana, Christian and Robert. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday May 20 at 11 A.M. at Catonsville United Methodist Church, 6 Melvin Avenue, Catonsville, MD. Interment private. Arrangements by STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC.
NEWS
June 10, 2007
Warm summer -- Sheppard Art Gallery, 8173 Main St. in historic Ellicott City, is showing paintings of airy, light-filled landscapes and seascapes by Barbara Gruber and Robert Knudsen through Aug. 1. Knudsen creates a tranquil atmosphere; Gruber, a sense of light, color, air and touch. One of the paintings in the exhibit is Centerport Beach (above). A reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
FEATURES
By Pat Morgan and Pat Morgan,Knight-Ridder | April 17, 1991
Yes, yes, yes, already. Color vibrant, intense, traffic-stopping color is making its way back into fashion after being the proverbial stepchild for many, many seasons. But that, fashion readers, is tomorrow's headline.Today, we're talking about black. And white. And black and white.And how to make a bold, eye-catching statement without (necessarily) succumbing to fashion's love affair with all things colorful."Black and white is always right. Everybody loves black and white. It's so easy, and you can do so much with it," says image consultant Joyce Knudsen, owner of the ImageMaker in Rochester.
SPORTS
By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 15, 1996
Catonsville was so heavily favored to win the girls team title at yesterday's Class 1A-2A North regional championships that meet coordinator Brad Lear joked that he had already given the plaque to Comets coach Jeff McDaniels earlier in the week.Catonsville finished first in eight of the 12 events, took second in four of them and racked up 120 team points. The battle for second place on the girls side was more of a battle with Towson edging Hereford, 99-89.Who was going to leave the Fifth Regiment Armory with the boys' top prize was in doubt until the 800 run, but a first-place finish by Towson's Brian Knudsen helped the Generals stave off upstart Milford Mill, 88-74 1/2 ."
BUSINESS
By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | December 2, 1992
The Chesapeake Beverage Corp., closed since Oct. 30 and being liquidated under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, has been sold to the J. M. Smucker Co. and is scheduled to reopen next month, the court-appointed trustee said yesterday.Joel I. Sher, a lawyer at the Baltimore law firm of Shapiro & Olander, said in papers filed yesterday with the federal bankruptcy court in Baltimore that he approved Smucker's $2.5 million bid to buy the Havre de Grace bottling plant.Chesapeake creditors can challenge the sale anytime within the next 20 days.
NEWS
By KAREN NITKIN and KAREN NITKIN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 18, 2005
The Patuxent Research Refuge, long a popular and free destination for Scout troops, school trips and family outings, is cutting back its hours and activities because of budget constraints. "We have reduced the number of programs we offer here," said Brad Knudsen, manager of the 12,750-acre federal research refuge since 2001. The Scout workshops, which always fill up within minutes of opening for registration, will be cut to six in 2006, from more than twice that number in previous years.
NEWS
By KAREN NITKIN and KAREN NITKIN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 16, 2005
The Patuxent Research Refuge, long a popular and free-of-charge destination for Howard County Scout troops, school trips and family outings, is cutting back its hours and activities because of budget constraints. "We have reduced the number of programs we offer here," said Brad Knudsen, manager of the 12,750-acre federal research refuge since 2001. The Scout workshops, which always fill up within minutes of opening for registration, will be cut to six in 2006, from more than twice that number in previous years.
NEWS
By KAREN NITKIN and KAREN NITKIN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 18, 2005
The Patuxent Research Refuge, long a popular and free destination for Scout troops, school trips and family outings, is cutting back its hours and activities because of budget constraints. "We have reduced the number of programs we offer here," said Brad Knudsen, manager of the 12,750-acre federal research refuge since 2001. The Scout workshops, which always fill up within minutes of opening for registration, will be cut to six in 2006, from more than twice that number in previous years.
NEWS
By KAREN NITKIN and KAREN NITKIN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 16, 2005
The Patuxent Research Refuge, long a popular and free-of-charge destination for Howard County Scout troops, school trips and family outings, is cutting back its hours and activities because of budget constraints. "We have reduced the number of programs we offer here," said Brad Knudsen, manager of the 12,750-acre federal research refuge since 2001. The Scout workshops, which always fill up within minutes of opening for registration, will be cut to six in 2006, from more than twice that number in previous years.
BUSINESS
By BLOOMBERG NEWS | April 18, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- Morrison Knudsen Corp., a builder of power plants and industrial facilities, said yesterday that it has agreed to buy Raytheon Co.'s troubled construction and engineering business for $10 million in cash. The builder of the Hoover Dam and Trans-Alaska pipeline will also assume $500 million in liabilities. Raytheon, the third-largest U.S. defense contractor, will retain responsibility on four nearly completed projects and compensate Morrison Knudsen for any cost overruns on another.
SPORTS
By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 15, 1996
Catonsville was so heavily favored to win the girls team title at yesterday's Class 1A-2A North regional championships that meet coordinator Brad Lear joked that he had already given the plaque to Comets coach Jeff McDaniels earlier in the week.Catonsville finished first in eight of the 12 events, took second in four of them and racked up 120 team points. The battle for second place on the girls side was more of a battle with Towson edging Hereford, 99-89.Who was going to leave the Fifth Regiment Armory with the boys' top prize was in doubt until the 800 run, but a first-place finish by Towson's Brian Knudsen helped the Generals stave off upstart Milford Mill, 88-74 1/2 ."
BUSINESS
By New York Times News Service | March 21, 1995
Morrison Knudsen Corp. jolted the stock market yesterday with a double dose of bad news: Its 1994 losses are far larger than its recent pessimistic forecasts. And the giant construction company's acting chairman is quitting less than six weeks after he took the job.The company's stock, already battered by predictions that the annual loss for last year would hit $174 million, lost more than one-quarter of its value yesterday morning when the company announced that its losses for the last year would actually total $310 million, by far the highest in the company's 83-year history.
BUSINESS
By Bloomberg Business News | February 11, 1995
BOISE, Idaho -- William J. Agee, who made headlines in the 1980s for his role in takeovers and reports of an office romance, left the helm of struggling Morrison Knudsen Corp. yesterday under pressure from its board.Mr. Agee had said last week that he would retire as chief executive in November, but he was lobbying to stay on as chairman of the construction and engineering company until 1998.After two consecutive quarters of losses, though, with another expected for the fourth quarter, Morrison Knudsen directors apparently had enough.
FEATURES
By Pat Morgan and Pat Morgan,Knight-Ridder | April 24, 1991
Black, according to some fashion followers, is such a staple it has become a cliche. Such a notion causes those of us who have invested large sums in a wardrobe based on black to snicker.Truth is, black as a fashion basic will never die. It is not only visually slimming, as the image consultants say, it also is easy to dress up, hides dirt (for those times one must take an extended business trip with limited luggage) and goes with anything you can think of.Still, fashion moves in cycles. (How else to sell new clothes?
NEWS
By Pat Emory and Pat Emory,Contributing Writer | April 5, 1992
As soon as you enter the room you know this is no ordinary stay at the beach, for there's a bottle of wine beside a Victorian bed."It's like staying in your grandmother's home," says Jim Washington, who leaves a complimentary split of red or white wine in each room for his guests at the Snow Hill Inn.Across town at the River House Inn, you can take off for the beach in the morning, knowing owners Larry and Suzanne Knudsen will gladly call about your dinner...
SPORTS
By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer | April 15, 1993
The Knudsen Homes men's over-30 basketball team came up just short in its recent bid to win the M.R.P.A. "Limited" State Tournament in Ocean City.Knudsen, led by former UMBC standout and second all-time leading scorer Rick Moreland, went 5-1 in the 16-team double-elimination tournament before losing to Green Castle Sports, 76-65, in the April 4 championship game.Moreland led the way in the final with 18 points, former James Madison player Jeff Cross scored 17 and former Indiana University of Pennsylvania player Jim Stromberg added 13.The team also featured former Jacksonville State player Anthony Robbins and former Salisbury State players Pat Wynn and Brett Carter.
BUSINESS
By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | December 2, 1992
The Chesapeake Beverage Corp., closed since Oct. 30 and being liquidated under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, has been sold to the J. M. Smucker Co. and is scheduled to reopen next month, the court-appointed trustee said yesterday.Joel I. Sher, a lawyer at the Baltimore law firm of Shapiro & Olander, said in papers filed yesterday with the federal bankruptcy court in Baltimore that he approved Smucker's $2.5 million bid to buy the Havre de Grace bottling plant.Chesapeake creditors can challenge the sale anytime within the next 20 days.
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