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May 21, 1993
The limestone deposits that snake through Carroll County's Wakefield Valley complex represent an important part of human history, as well as a geological legacy.Settlers quarried and processed the alkaline mineral to tame the acid soils in order to wrest a bountiful harvest from the tilled land. The limestone formations in the valley, which are among Maryland's finest, are still being mined from quarries today.Tucked into the hillsides in the Fenby Farm Road area of Westminster is an abandoned lime kiln and quarry, where the 19th century owner blasted and dug out the limestone, baked it at high temperatures with charcoal, and then watered it for application on the land.
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From Sun staff reports | May 26, 2014
Facing Trinity for the third straight time in the NCAA Division III final, the Salisbury women's lacrosse team won its second consecutive national title and third in five seasons with a 9-6 victory in Gettysburg, Pa. The Sea Gulls' defense led the way, holding the Bantams (19-3) scoreless in the first half and to just six shots before intermission. Sophomore attacker Megan Wallenhorst (Centennial) opened the scoring after catching a pass from senior attacker Shannon Carta (South River)
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By DOUGLAS BIRCH | April 16, 1995
They were one ancient Egyptian town's equivalent of memos and scrap paper and Post-It notes: smooth white limestone flakes that bear laundry lists and delivery receipts, attendance sheets for work crews, sketches and rough drafts of hymns.But for Egyptologists like Andrea McDowell, an assistant professor of Near Eastern studies at the Johns Hopkins University, these pen-and-ink scribblings form an imperishable record of a very perishable thing: the mundane joys, sorrows, frustrations and amusements of a people long vanished.
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By Glenn Graham | May 25, 2012
Learning the game of lacrosse in Baltimore City and playing for Walbrook during his high school days, Limestone College freshman Jamar Peete has come a long way. On Sunday, lacrosse will take him to Gillette Stadium as the Saints (17-1) take on Dowlin College in the NCAA Division II championship game set for 1 p.m. Seeing time at midfield for Limestone, which is located in Goffrey, S.C., Peete has scored one goal and added five assists in a reserve role this season. Limestone is making its first title game appearance since 2005.
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By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2005
When it comes to Division II men's lacrosse in recent years, the one thing fans have been able to count on is Limestone playing for the national championship. The Saints (15-1) will appear in their sixth consecutive title game and go for their third national crown as they take on New York Tech (9-2) today at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It's not just the championships (2000, 2002) and second-place finishes that are impressive for the program from Gaffney, S.C. It's that the team succeeds in a region in which the only two seasons are football and spring football, and that it does so with the expectation each May that its coach might soon be gone.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | May 30, 2005
PHILADELPHIA - Senior Joe Gabrysiak's goal with 2:04 remaining in overtime led the New York Institute of Technology to a 14-13 victory over Limestone yesterday in the NCAA Division II men's lacrosse championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. It was the third national title for the Bears and their second in three years. They also defeated Limestone in the 2003 finale at M&T Bank Stadium, 9-4. Gabrysiak beat the Saints' defense to the right side of the goal to settle a tight game that was tied nine times, the last at 13-13, after two straight scores by Limestone's Patrick Cardiff had sparked his team from its first two-goal deficit.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff writer | February 3, 1991
There's gold in the hills of Carroll County, but not much. Miners are more likely to find limestone, greenstone or shale.The county'smineral resources are spread throughout the county, with concentrations of limestone in Wakefield Valley, greenstone in the central area,and shale in the northwest, a county planning report says.Gold reportedly was found in five areas, including a ridge running from Cranberry Valley to north of Manchester and in copper mines inSykesville, the report says.The county never has had a comprehensive plan for handling its mineral resources and now is seeking inputfrom a committee of residents to help write a plan.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | February 16, 1998
By the time Redland Genstar Inc. finishes digging into the limestone of Wakefield Valley, all but 9 feet of the 40-story Legg Mason Tower in Baltimore could fit into the pit.The project is part of the stepped-up mining taking place in huge limestone deposits that stretch across the valley from Medford, southwest of Westminster, to near the Frederick County line, south of New Windsor.The increased activity by three major operators reflects long-range planning rather than a significant increase in demand for the road surfacing materials they produce, quarry officials say."
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | May 20, 2001
NEW YORK - The New York office of Corbis at Broadway and 20th Street, where the Bettmann and UPI archives are now stored, is a researcher's candy store and a conservator's nightmare. The place has an Old World scruffiness. It is full of old movie stills and yellowing logbooks. There are Otto Bettmann's thumbnail sketches of the items in his collection, little-known photographs of Diego Rivera with Frida Kahlo, never-seen pictures taken by Weegee at Coney Island and glass-plate negatives.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | May 23, 2003
The Limestone College men's lacrosse players are no strangers to Baltimore or the national Division II championship. When the Saints come marching into M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, they will be appearing in their fourth consecutive Division II title game, with two titles in the previous three seasons. The defending champions will bring with them 29 Maryland-bred players, including 20 from the Baltimore metropolitan area, where the South Carolina school's recruiting concentrates heavily on Anne Arundel and nearby counties.
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From Sun staff reports | May 20, 2012
NCAA Division II final Limestone vs. Dowling Next Sunday, 1p.m. At Foxborough, Mass. Randy Waugh (Severna Park) had a game-high three goals and Limestone led from start to finish to beat host Le Moyne, 10-8, in an NCAA Division II men's lacrosse semifinal Saturday at Niland Athletic Complex in Syracuse, N.Y. The Saints (17-1) advance to the title game for the first time since 2005. They will face Dowling (17-1) next Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. The Saints scored on six of seven shots in the first half for a 6-2 lead at the break.
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,joseph.burris@baltsun.com | May 3, 2009
If the 465-foot Lehigh Heidelberg Cement tower were in downtown Baltimore, it would be the fifth-tallest high- rise, an unassuming structure in a busy skyline. But the structure dominates Union Bridge, a pastoral Carroll County town of just over a thousand people that's known for its quaint antique stores. "At night, they light the tower up like Cape Canaveral," said Union Bridge Mayor Bret Grossnickle. "Opinions vary on whether it's an eyesore. It's been around so long that people are used to it."
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Sun reporter | April 25, 2008
A patch of Swiss cheese-like earth in Frederick collapsed in on itself along Interstate 70 yesterday, creating a large sinkhole that closed the two main westbound travel lanes and caused major delays for travelers. The sinkhole - described as being the size of a Ford Escort - developed near the South Street exit yesterday morning in a part of the Frederick Valley known for its unstable soils. State Highway Administration crews, alerted by a state police trooper, arrived at the scene even before the sinkhole fully developed.
BUSINESS
By Marie Gullard and Marie Gullard,Special to The Sun | February 22, 2008
Allison Severance grew up on a farm in Howard County. So when she and her husband, Rick Henry, began looking for a house, her childhood experience helped shape the search: It had to be special; it had to possess charm; and it couldn't be new. They found it over the mountains in Searchwell Farm, built circa 1800 in the Washington County town of Boonsboro. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the farmhouse, along with five outbuildings, was built of limestone by Germans who migrated south from Pennsylvania through the Cumberland Valley.
TRAVEL
By Molly Selvin and Molly Selvin,Los Angeles Times | February 10, 2008
HA LONG BAY, Vietnam -- Even if we hadn't already spent a week in the bustle and hustle of Hanoi, the mist-shrouded limestone peaks of Ha Long Bay, echoing birdcalls and the water lapping our ship would have been enchanting. But by the time we arrived at this UNESCO World Heritage site in northern Vietnam's Gulf of Tonkin, we badly needed a break from the mad motor-scooter traffic of the nation's second-largest city, the swarming pineapple vendors and the ceaseless capitalist hustle. Three days of swimming, kayaking and just chilling on the deck of the Dragon's Pearl, with drink in hand, were the ideal respite and one of the high points of our two-week trip to Vietnam in October.
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | May 30, 2005
PHILADELPHIA - Senior Joe Gabrysiak's goal with 2:04 remaining in overtime led the New York Institute of Technology to a 14-13 victory over Limestone yesterday in the NCAA Division II men's lacrosse championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. It was the third national title for the Bears and their second in three years. They also defeated Limestone in the 2003 finale at M&T Bank Stadium, 9-4. Gabrysiak beat the Saints' defense to the right side of the goal to settle a tight game that was tied nine times, the last at 13-13, after two straight scores by Limestone's Patrick Cardiff had sparked his team from its first two-goal deficit.
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By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | May 30, 2004
From the standpoints of Limestone and Le Moyne, today's Division II championship lacrosse game is for a title they should be defending. Last year, Limestone came to Baltimore hoping to follow up on its 2002 national title, only to head back to Gaffney, S.C., with a 9-4 loss to New York Tech. Just the week before the Saints' defeat, Le Moyne's Dolphins led Tech by a goal with one minute remaining in the national semifinals before being penalized for an illegal stick. That led to a game-tying goal, followed by the end of Le Moyne's season.
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By Sam Borden and Sam Borden,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2000
COLLEGE PARK - Although they were 450 miles from their campus, the players on the Limestone College lacrosse team felt right at home yesterday as they pulled off a 10-9 upset of No. 2 C.W. Post in the NCAA Division II championship game. With 30 of their 47 active players from Maryland, the Saints fed off the support of the crowd of 2,019 at Maryland's Byrd Stadium to give the tiny school from Gaffney, S.C., its first national title. Limestone's Rick Matthews (Oakland Mills) opened the scoring 32 seconds into the game with a rifle shot from the right wing, and by the 10:28 mark in the first quarter the Saints (14-2)
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By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2005
When it comes to Division II men's lacrosse in recent years, the one thing fans have been able to count on is Limestone playing for the national championship. The Saints (15-1) will appear in their sixth consecutive title game and go for their third national crown as they take on New York Tech (9-2) today at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It's not just the championships (2000, 2002) and second-place finishes that are impressive for the program from Gaffney, S.C. It's that the team succeeds in a region in which the only two seasons are football and spring football, and that it does so with the expectation each May that its coach might soon be gone.
NEWS
April 6, 2005
JOHN O. KLING, age 68, of Elkton, MD passed away on Monday, April 4, 2005. Born on May 28, 1936 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Josef and Anna Kling. John was a draftsman for the Bell System in Baltimore and marketing manager for AT&T in Wilmington, DE. He retired in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathleen Kling, his three children, Aileen Sabitini and her husband, Jeff, James Kling, John Kling and his wife Debra and his two grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Angels Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE. Visitation will be held on Friday evening between 7 and 9 p.m. at Mealey Funeral Home, Limestone and Milltown Roads, Wilmington, DE. Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, 1501 Casbo Mill Road #1, Newark, DE 19711.
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