February 20, 1992
Jose Canseco said yesterday that he will ignore the Oakland Athletics' suggestion that players report to spring training ahead of the required date. Canseco says he will report March 4, the mandatory deadline.The A's had asked players to report voluntarily on Feb. 26."According to the rules, I can't be fined," he said. "Six weeks of spring training is too long, anyway. All they can do is spank me. What are they going to do, bench me?"Manager Tony La Russa said: "It's not good news for me. He's going to miss some work."
April 22, 2004
JOSEPH LANSING HEADLEY, JR., of Federalsburg departed this life at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE on Tuesday, April 20, 2004. He was 18 years old. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 17, 1986 the son of Joseph Lansing Headley, Sr. and Barbara Fitzpatrick Headley and brother of Christopher M. Headley and Amanda E. Headley all of Federalsburg. He was a junior at Colonel Richardson High School and was a member of the Class of 2005. He was a student in the carpentry program at the Caroline Career and Technology Center.
October 17, 1998
Olin Lansing Russum Jr., a Monkton potter and sculptor who was known for his tile and bas-relief murals, died Oct. 9 of pneumonia at Brightwood Nursing Center in Brooklandville. He was 79.Mr. Russum and his wife, the former Jean Taylor Bosley, began creating a stream of artwork in 1951 in the red cedar barn they converted into a studio and home near the Gunpowder Falls.He and Mrs. Russum, who operated a woodworking studio alongside her husband's ceramic studio, often collaborated until her death in 1986.
November 3, 2004
HOLLYWOOD - Sherry Lansing, a Hollywood pioneer who for three decades has been one of the most powerful figures in the movie business, plans to step down as chairwoman of Paramount Pictures when her contract expires at the end of next year. According to a source familiar with the situation, Lansing will stay long enough to help choose her successor and to aid in the transition. But after 12 years in one of the most high-pressure jobs in the business, Lansing has made it known that she does not plan to seek another entertainment industry job. Lansing's decision comes as she finds herself having to prove to her new boss, Viacom Inc. co-President Tom Freston, that she can reverse the fortunes of the struggling studio.
March 29, 2000
When did Michigan State's Morris Peterson become The Man? Ask his family and they'll tell the story of a 5-year-old Peterson who believed he was already a man until he had to lead his family into their darkened house one day. He cried and begged not to be a grown-up yet, but a lifelong nickname stuck: Man. Ask Peterson and he'll recall the time two months ago, when Peterson had a Chinese symbol emblazoned on his chest. It was a tattoo signifying "Man," a permanent reminder of how a former role player turned into this season's Big Ten Player of the Year.
November 25, 2009
Captain Thomas Preston Cocke A private memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at his home in Mason. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Lansing Food Bank, c/o NBD Commerce Bank, P.O. Box 16224, Lansing, MI 48901. The family is being served by the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 South Jefferson, Mason. On line condolences may be made at www.gorslineruncimanfuneralhomes.com
August 15, 2011
Lavanashell Jones, of Columbia, earned a law degree in May from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Lansing, Mich. She is also a graduate of Shaw University and Oakland Mills High School. Jones is the daughter of Grace Aytch and Michael Jones.
August 12, 1998
HittingJeff Kent, Giants: 2 HRs, 4 RBIs.Tony Batista, Diamondbacks: 2 HRs.Mark Kotsay, Marlins: 4-for-5.Edgardo Alfonzo, Mets: 4 hits, double.Mike Lansing, Rockies: 4 RBIs, HR.Vinny Castilla, Rockies: 4 RBIs.Todd Helton, Rockies: 4 RBIs, double.Dante Bichette, Rockies: 4-for-4.PitchingFrancisco Cordova, Pirates: 9 innings, 0 runs, 6 hits.Jesus Sanchez, Marlins: 6 1/3 innings, 0 runs, 5 hits.Pub Date: 8/12/98
January 21, 1992
In its first weekend of release, Ernest Dickerson's "Juice" did well at the box office, according to a Paramount Pictures spokesman, despite threat of and actual violence at several screenings. The spokesman said yesterday that the movie's 1,089 screens grossed $7.2 million and only four -- two in Little Rock, Ark., one in Omaha, Neb., and one in Lansing, Mich. -- yanked the film after violence erupted at other venues.
April 14, 1994
UMBC has received oral commitments from Matt Skalsky, a 6-foot-4 guard from East Lansing, Mich., and Anthony Thompson, a 6-2 guard from Allegany Community College.Skalsky was a sixth-team all-state selection in Michigan. A three-year starter, he averaged 18.6 points and 3.5 assists.Thompson, from Parkdale High in Riverdale, Md., was a Region XX all-star this past season, when he averaged 16.0 points and 3.5 assists.