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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | January 13, 2009
J. Stanley Rotz, a retired FBI agent who later worked in the legal department of the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died of a heart attack Jan. 5 at his Carney home. He was 92. Mr. Rotz , the son of a cabinetmaker, was born and raised in Fort Loudon, Pa. In his youth, he apprenticed with his father, helped run the local mill that supplied electricity to the town and maintained the ice house that kept the milk of local dairy farmers cold. After graduating from Lemaster High School, he enrolled at Shippensburg State College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1938.
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By Evan Siple | February 18, 2014
For as much media coverage as our snow days in Baltimore seem to receive it's often interesting to note that there is a very short list of goals on any given winter day in which the accumulation brings everything to a grinding halt. 1) dig out your car, 2) reserve parking space with furniture, 3) proceed to the nearest bar and drink copiously (but preferably responsibly according to the legal department). Considering the topic of this weekly column, goal No. 3 is our focus. The other day I made an earnest attempt at walking to the Inner Harbor or possibly beyond for some obligatory snowtography - hey look!
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Evan Siple | February 18, 2014
For as much media coverage as our snow days in Baltimore seem to receive it's often interesting to note that there is a very short list of goals on any given winter day in which the accumulation brings everything to a grinding halt. 1) dig out your car, 2) reserve parking space with furniture, 3) proceed to the nearest bar and drink copiously (but preferably responsibly according to the legal department). Considering the topic of this weekly column, goal No. 3 is our focus. The other day I made an earnest attempt at walking to the Inner Harbor or possibly beyond for some obligatory snowtography - hey look!
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | January 13, 2009
J. Stanley Rotz, a retired FBI agent who later worked in the legal department of the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died of a heart attack Jan. 5 at his Carney home. He was 92. Mr. Rotz , the son of a cabinetmaker, was born and raised in Fort Loudon, Pa. In his youth, he apprenticed with his father, helped run the local mill that supplied electricity to the town and maintained the ice house that kept the milk of local dairy farmers cold. After graduating from Lemaster High School, he enrolled at Shippensburg State College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1938.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | April 21, 1997
An escalating number of lawsuits filed against Baltimore police officers has exhausted the department's budget for hiring outside law firms, and officials are asking the city for an additional $750,000 to cover expenses.City and private lawyers could not explain the surge, in which 15 lawsuits seeking $67 million in damages have been filed against officers this year.Seventy-five civil suits seeking $1.8 billion are pending against the department."Officers in many cases wind up going to full trials," said Gary May, chief legal counsel for the Police Department.
BUSINESS
October 11, 1994
Ernst & Young fires 240 peopleErnst & Young, one of the nation's largest accounting firms, said yesterday that it had dismissed about 240 people involved with its legal work, including 37 of its 65 lawyers. The firm also disclosed that it had replaced its general counsel, Carl D. Liggio, on Oct. 1.Under Mr. Liggio, Ernst & Young's legal department grew sharply beginning in 1989.@
NEWS
April 11, 2010
There will be a presentation on depression/anxiety and self-defense for women from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Jenkins Memorial Church, 133 Riviera Drive, Pasadena. Program will feature speakers from the Domestic Violence Crises Center, Legal Department, Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman's office and the States Attorneys Office. Information: 410-437-2846.
NEWS
January 11, 2007
JANE BOLIN, 98 Pioneering N.Y. judge Jane Bolin, whose appointment as a family court judge by New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia in 1939 made her the first black woman in the United States to become a judge, died Monday in Queens, N.Y. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association and the first to work in the office of the New York City corporation counsel, the city's legal...
NEWS
September 4, 2003
Harford County Executive James M. Harkins received approval Tuesday night to hire a Missouri law firm for help in rewriting the county's development regulations. The County Council voted 6-1 to approve spending as much as $50,000 to hire the firm, Freilich, Leitner & Carlisle, to review the county's 20-year-old zoning and subdivision rules. Nancy Giorno of the county's legal department had made it clear that the administration would not agree to a memorandum of understanding, proposed by Councilman Robert G. Cassilly, that proposed an outline for the revision process.
NEWS
October 9, 1997
Imagine an audience that walks, makes noise, distracts the performer and then walks away. That was Mark Simons' audience yesterday in the rotunda of City Hall, where he performed classical guitar pieces. Every plink-plink-plink of Simons' six-string guitar had to compete with clanging keys, clopping shoes and the not-so-hushed chatter of people walking by."It's a very delicate instrument with limited dynamic range," Simons said of his guitar. He said that playing under such circumstances was "a challenge to the concentration."
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | April 21, 1997
An escalating number of lawsuits filed against Baltimore police officers has exhausted the department's budget for hiring outside law firms, and officials are asking the city for an additional $750,000 to cover expenses.City and private lawyers could not explain the surge, in which 15 lawsuits seeking $67 million in damages have been filed against officers this year.Seventy-five civil suits seeking $1.8 billion are pending against the department."Officers in many cases wind up going to full trials," said Gary May, chief legal counsel for the Police Department.
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By James Bock and James Bock,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writers Ann LoLordo, Michael A. Fletcher, Ivan Penn and Dana Hedgpeth contributed to this article | August 22, 1994
No one knew it then, but the end of the Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.'s stormy 16 1/2 months as NAACP executive director began June 30 with some shuffling of paper in the clerk's office of District of Columbia Superior Court.That day Mary E. Stansel, who worked so briefly at the civil rights group's Baltimore headquarters that few members of the NAACP board of directors even remember her, filed suit. Ms. Stansel, a 49-year-old lawyer whom Dr. Chavis fired in May 1993, charged him and the NAACP with breach of contract.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN REPORTER | November 2, 2005
Sylvia Scott, host for 17 years of an afternoon television talk show in Baltimore, died in her sleep Thursday at her home in Oxford on the Eastern Shore. She was 83. The show, The Woman's Angle, was already a staple of WMAR-TV's afternoon lineup when she took over in 1959. Opening with a logo of a lighted cigarette and cup of coffee, it soon featured a perfectly coiffed and immaculately attired Miss Scott interviewing performers from the old Ford's Theatre, guests from garden clubs, local chefs, physicians and the like.
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