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August 14, 1998
Quote: "I'm proud to put on a Phillies uniform. I've been here through tough times; I want to be here through the good times, too." -- Phillies manager Terry Francona after the team awarded him a new contract, through the 2000 season.It's a fact: With eight strikeouts against the Braves yesterday, the Padres' Mark Langston pushed his career total to 2,419, moving him past Luis Tiant and into sole possession of 25th on the all-time list.Who's hot: Cubs pitchers are on pace for more than 1,200 strikeouts.
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February 19, 2007
Mark Goodwin "Goody" Clarke, a human relations executive in Baltimore for 16 years who earned a mayor's citation for his work as a volunteer tutor, died of heart failure Tuesday at Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Baltimore. He was 82. Mr. Clarke, who was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pa., came to Baltimore in 1965 to take a job as vice president for American Bank Stationery. He also served in senior positions at E.F. Goetz Co., Becton Dickinson and Provident Hospital before retiring in 1981.
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By David Simon, Joe Nawrozki and Gary Cohn and David Simon, Joe Nawrozki and Gary Cohn,SUN STAFF Greg Tasker, Lisa Respers, Dan Thanh Dang and Jay Apperson contributed to this article | September 18, 1995
He needed a stamp -- a small detail in his elaborate plan -- and he found one at a Royal Farm store, walking into the Rossville outlet on Route 7 at about half past 2 the afternoon of Sept. 11. The letter went into a mailbox too late for that day's pickup, but no matter; it would get to his parents' house near Cumberland soon enough."For my family, I feel this is the only option I have left," he had written.What remained now was the last critical step, the one to give the letter meaning. Just before 6 that evening, Mark Alen Clark gathered everything he cared about -- the wife who had left him, the three children he felt he had lost -- collecting the essential elements of his life in a 1987 Ford station wagon and parking behind an Essex shopping center.
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | January 7, 1999
PUT YOURSELF IN Cathy and Rodney Holden's place -- but hold your nose while you're doing it. Picture yourself at their new house, on Oella Avenue off Frederick Road, where they saved all their money, and sacrificed convenience, and finally built this lovely split level brick home to raise their two daughters.And now they all have to share it -- with goats.This is not what they had in mind -- not in all the years the Holdens were saving their money, not in those 15 months Rodney Holden was building the house in Oella, not in those months when the family lived in a trailer to save money while Rodney finished construction.
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | January 7, 1999
PUT YOURSELF IN Cathy and Rodney Holden's place -- but hold your nose while you're doing it. Picture yourself at their new house, on Oella Avenue off Frederick Road, where they saved all their money, and sacrificed convenience, and finally built this lovely split level brick home to raise their two daughters.And now they all have to share it -- with goats.This is not what they had in mind -- not in all the years the Holdens were saving their money, not in those 15 months Rodney Holden was building the house in Oella, not in those months when the family lived in a trailer to save money while Rodney finished construction.
NEWS
February 19, 2007
Mark Goodwin "Goody" Clarke, a human relations executive in Baltimore for 16 years who earned a mayor's citation for his work as a volunteer tutor, died of heart failure Tuesday at Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Baltimore. He was 82. Mr. Clarke, who was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pa., came to Baltimore in 1965 to take a job as vice president for American Bank Stationery. He also served in senior positions at E.F. Goetz Co., Becton Dickinson and Provident Hospital before retiring in 1981.
SPORTS
September 27, 1998
Hitting Stan Javier, Giants: 2 HRs. Mark McGwire, Cardinals: 2 HRs. Gary Gaetti, Cubs: HR, 2 doubles. Pitching Mark Clark, Cubs: 8 innings, 1 run, 5 hits, hit 2 doubles. Pub Date: 9/27/98
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March 22, 1992
BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Optioned P Arthur Rhodes, P Mike Oquist and P Richie Lewis to Triple-A Rochester.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent OF Terry McDaniel to minor-league camp for reassignment.St. Louis Cardinals -- Sent P Donovan Osborne, P Mark Clark, P Fidel Compres, IF Stan Royer, IF Bien Figueroa, OF Chuck Carr, C Marc Ronan and C Don Prybylinski to minor-league camp for reassignment.Texas Rangers -- Optioned IF Jeff Frye and OF Dan Peltier to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Optioned OF Donald Harris, P Robb Nen and IF Jose Oliva to Double-A Tulsa.
SPORTS
April 18, 1998
Cubs: Mark Clark's loss was his second in 10 decisions since Chicago acquired him from the Mets last August.Dodgers: Chan Ho Park has given up two homers this season. He al lowed a team-high 24 last year.Padres: San Diego has won four more games than it did last April. San Diego has homered in each of its past 12 games, a franchise record. Left-hander Mark Langston will miss his scheduled start tomorrow due to stiffness in his left elbow and will be replaced by Pete Smith (1-1).Pirates: Pittsburgh has given up 17 homers, eight more than last April.
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By Sumathi Reddy and Sumathi Reddy,Sun Reporter | February 16, 2008
Controversy surrounding the divorce case of the Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant - the flashy, influential pastor of the Empowerment Temple - will likely be addressed at the annual conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church next month. Bishop Adam J. Richardson Jr., who presides over the Second Episcopal District, which includes Maryland, said that although he was not aware of any formal complaints about Bryant's pending divorce and his wife's allegation of adultery, Richardson planned to broach the topic at the conference in Baltimore.
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August 14, 1998
Quote: "I'm proud to put on a Phillies uniform. I've been here through tough times; I want to be here through the good times, too." -- Phillies manager Terry Francona after the team awarded him a new contract, through the 2000 season.It's a fact: With eight strikeouts against the Braves yesterday, the Padres' Mark Langston pushed his career total to 2,419, moving him past Luis Tiant and into sole possession of 25th on the all-time list.Who's hot: Cubs pitchers are on pace for more than 1,200 strikeouts.
NEWS
By David Simon, Joe Nawrozki and Gary Cohn and David Simon, Joe Nawrozki and Gary Cohn,SUN STAFF Greg Tasker, Lisa Respers, Dan Thanh Dang and Jay Apperson contributed to this article | September 18, 1995
He needed a stamp -- a small detail in his elaborate plan -- and he found one at a Royal Farm store, walking into the Rossville outlet on Route 7 at about half past 2 the afternoon of Sept. 11. The letter went into a mailbox too late for that day's pickup, but no matter; it would get to his parents' house near Cumberland soon enough."For my family, I feel this is the only option I have left," he had written.What remained now was the last critical step, the one to give the letter meaning. Just before 6 that evening, Mark Alen Clark gathered everything he cared about -- the wife who had left him, the three children he felt he had lost -- collecting the essential elements of his life in a 1987 Ford station wagon and parking behind an Essex shopping center.
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