May 20, 2006
Cy Feuer, 95, who with Ernest H. Martin produced some of Broadway's biggest hits including Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and the movie version of Cabaret, died Wednesday at his home in new York City. Feuer and Martin -- as they were billed -- had five hit musicals in a row, starting in 1948 with Where's Charley? It was followed by Guys and Dolls (1950), Can-Can (1953), The Boy Friend (1954) and Silk Stockings (1955). Nominated for nine Tonys, Mr. Feuer won three -- one for Guys and Dolls and two for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
January 26, 1993
PASADENA, Calif. -- It could be one of those heart-warming father-and-son Super Bowl stories.Linebacker Ken Norton Jr., the son of the former boxer, has a chance to become a champion in his own right Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys play the Buffalo Bills.But Norton Jr. won't have his father cheering him Sunday. He won't even talk to or about his father.They had a falling out last spring, and the rift hasn't been healed."I don't have much of a comment," he said last night, when he was asked about his father.
June 13, 1998
Earl Arthur Fisk, 77, Army officerEarl Arthur Fisk, a retired Army officer and former civilian employee at Aberdeen Proving Ground, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 77.He enlisted in the Army in 1939 and was an artilleryman in North Africa, Sicily and Italy during World War II. He was discharged with the rank of technical sergeant.He re-enlisted in 1948 and served in Korea with the Signal Corps. He later served in Japan and Germany and retired with the rank of major in 1962.
September 13, 1996
A man convicted 28 years ago of kidnapping and torturing a teen-age girl apparently was being sought last night by Baltimore County police in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of two women who were kept chained in the basement of a Rosedale house.Police said the women -- a 32-year-old abducted Saturday and a 29-year-old held since Wednesday -- escaped late yesterday afternoon from the home of Richard Paul Elliott in the 1500 block of Odell Ave.Authorities would not confirm that Elliott was the man being sought, but neighbors said he was the only person living in the house.
July 13, 2008
As the song says, forget your troubles, come on get happy. Summer and sunshine are here and, despite the price of gasoline and those annoying new airline fees, the urge to travel remains strong for most of us. Here is a potpourri of summery offers: *The Draycott Hotel in London and Cotswold House in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, are part of a four-night, two-address Town & Country Package at fixed rate in U.S. dollars - 3,400 of them, to...
February 28, 1997
Gregory Charles Helweg, 53, Loyola psychology professorDr. Gregory Charles Helweg, a psychology professor at Loyola College in Baltimore for 28 years, died of cancer Feb. 21 at home in Bayside Beach, Anne Arundel County. He was 53.Dr. Helweg began teaching at Loyola College in 1969 and served as psychology department head for the past 15 years. He also had a private practice at Psychology Consultants Associated for more than 25 years and was a consulting psychologist for area hospitals.He founded the Pastoral Counseling Program at Loyola College and the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food, and was a member of Food and Wine Society of Maryland.
December 9, 1994
In a legislative land rush, gaming companies are staking out territory in Annapolis in hopes of legalizing casino gambling during the 1995 Maryland General Assembly.With a new governor and legislature looking for ways to raise revenues without raising taxes, gambling interests believe the time is right for casinos in the state. In the past six weeks, the gambling giant Harrah's and a mid-sized Lake Tahoe, Nev., casino company have hired two of the state's top lobbyists to represent them when the legislative session opens Jan. 11.Although no bills have been filed yet, lawmakers and lobbyists expect a variety of proposals as the General Assembly takes its first serious look at the issue.
November 30, 1997
Deirdre Hamilton is no fan of snow or cold. She doesn't like heights either. Yet every winter she vacations at a ski resort."My kids ski, and my husband skis," explains Hamilton, who lives in Northern California. "I gave it a try -- I even took lessons -- but I just don't like skiing. It's too cold."That's not to say Hamilton twiddles her thumbs in a crowded ski lodge getting bored and grumpy. She doesn't. She stays busy gambling near Lake Tahoe or getting a massage at Snowbird in Utah. "I want to have fun, too."
September 17, 2006
Of all the decisions Liz Gillingham had to make for her wedding, one was easy. She did not want to be married by a member of the clergy. Her fiance, Keith Daily, felt the same way. "We're not religious people, so it didn't feel right to have one," Gillingham says. Two weeks ago, surrounded by family and friends on a bright afternoon, the couple had the wedding they wanted, on a beach at Lake Tahoe. They wrote their own vows. And instead of a minister, Gillingham's cousin -- a San Francisco teacher -- performed the ceremony.
August 3, 2007
CHICAGO -- On a recent afternoon, the Beverly Hills, Calif., paparazzi took to the skies. Held at bay from their target by a long, gated driveway, they had to resort to helicopter fly-overs to nail their shot. In this case, however, the elusive celebrity wasn't a person - it was a house. Not just any house, but rather the top dog of the realty moment. Its entry into the for-sale market July 9 merited a media stir because its $165 million asking price makes it the most expensive property in America.