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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | February 7, 1996
WHEN ESTHER McCready finally entered the University of Maryland School of Nursing in 1950, two people approached her. One was another nursing freshman, who crossed the color line to welcome Ms. McCready warmly, putting her own career at the school in jeopardy.The other person was an instructor who saw Ms. McCready standing alone, approached and said:"If you don't pray to God, you won't get out of here, because nobody's here for you."Ms. McCready replied, "If God intends for me to get out, no one can stop me."
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April 12, 2009
Caitlin Elyse Iafolla and Jordan Michael Zaner were united in marriage on Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Antrim 1844 in Taneytown, Maryland. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Arthur Blecher. Caitlin is the daughter of Drs. Timothy and Kimberly Iafolla of Darnestown, Maryland, She is the granddaughter of Mario and Emily Iafolla, of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, and the late Jeanette and Paul Popovich, of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Jordan is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Zaner, also of Darnestown, Maryland.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | June 20, 1996
THE UNIVERSITY of Maryland at Baltimore, which has drawn praise in the past for its efforts to preserve and recycle old buildings on campus, is drawing criticism this year for a plan to raze three historically significant structures to make way for development.University officials notified the Maryland Historical Trust in April that they want to tear down the state-owned buildings at 513, 515 and 517 W. Lombard St. They have since begun to empty the buildings in preparation for demolition.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN REPORTER | November 9, 2005
J. Owen Cole, retired president of the old First National Bank and a fixture in the Baltimore business community for more than 45 years, died of cancer Nov. 2 at his vacation home in Lincolnville, Maine. The Annapolis resident was 76. Mr. Cole sat on numerous boards of local industries. He traveled extensively as a trade development consultant for then-Gov. William Donald Schaefer, a longtime friend who named him to the Maryland Transportation Commission, BWI Airport Commission and Maryland Port Commission.
NEWS
March 31, 1995
An article in Wednesday's editions of The Sun misidentified the plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging an affirmative action program at the University of Maryland College Park. Daniel J. Podberesky is now a student at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine.The Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
February 3, 1991
Beverly A. Baldwin, Ph.D., R.N., of Crofton, Md., is a prominent scholar in gerontological/geriatric nursing and has been doubly honored at the University of Maryland at Baltimore -- appointed to the Sonya Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair of Gerontological Nursing and named "eminent scholar" of the state of Maryland.The chair is one of the few endowed chairs in nursing and in gerontology at any university in the United States.The position was established to enable a renowned expert in gerontological nursing to conduct research, educate nurse-leaders on the graduate level and expose undergraduates to the specialty field of gerontology.
NEWS
February 25, 1992
Most callers to SUNDIAL (309 of 419, or nearly 74 percent) say the University of Maryland at Baltimore should not close because of baseball Opening Day at the new stadium April 6. Twenty-six percent (110 callers) agree with the decision to close.Fewer callers, but still a majority (231 of 404, or 57 percent), say traffic and parking problems will not be bad on Opening Day, while 173 (42 percent) disagree."It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as a scientific public opinion poll would be.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 1, 1993
Administrators at the University of Maryland at Baltimore will break ground at 9:30 this morning for a $50 million Health Sciences Facility, a key component of the campaign to make the downtown campus a center for the life sciences.The site at Pine and Redwood streets will house 86,000 square feet of research and medical education space, primarily for the University of Maryland School of Medicine."The Health Sciences Facility is yet another visible manifestation of the UniversityCenter neighborhood we are building and the life sciences vision we are pursuing," said Errol L. Reese, president of the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
NEWS
November 22, 1991
Virginia M. Mann, 87, a retired assistant registrar for the University of Maryland at Baltimore, died Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital after a cerebral hemorrhage.Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral establishment, 6500 York Road. Burial will be in Lorraine Park Cemetery.A native of Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Mann was a resident of Stoneleigh. She was a summa cum laude graduate of Vassar College in New York and came to Baltimore nearly 60 years ago.She began working at the University of Maryland to help out a friend.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | August 29, 1994
Missing student's car found on lotBALTIMORE -- A car owned by a missing University of Maryland Law School student has been found, county police said.A county policeman on duty Saturday night found the car, a dark blue 1985 four-door Honda Accord with Maryland tags BPD-119 and owned by Carmella Genene Pennington, 23, of the 600 block of S. Paca St., on the Park & Ride lot at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County.Police said the car had no signs of violence. It is being stored at a towing company lot on U.S. 40 west.
NEWS
August 6, 2004
On August 3, 2004, LAWRENCE JOSEPH MACHOVEC, SR., beloved husband of Virginia Machovec (nee Edwards); devoted father of Larry J. Machovec, Jr., and his wife Kathleen; loving grandfather of Kimberly Machovec. He was a police officer for 26 years in the Marine Division, Baltimore City Police Department, then a security officer for the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He served in the Navy and fought in World War II while aboard the U.S.S. Thomas Jefferson, from May 17, 1942 to November 22, 1945, and was awarded the Silver and Bronze Stars.
NEWS
February 22, 2004
County PTA council holds board meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow The Carroll County Council of PTAs will hold an executive board meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Board of Education offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster. The council's meeting March 1 will include nominations for 2004-2005 officers and presentations on "Info-share and Best Practices" and "Barriers to Volunteering." Information: 410-549-6959. Community college slates Transfer Fair this week Carroll Community College will hold its annual Transfer Fair on Wednesday in the Great Hall at the 1601 Washington Road campus.
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By William Patalon III and William Patalon III,SUN STAFF | October 22, 2003
Baltimore's biotechnology sector has undergone tremendous growth over the past decade, but it won't evolve into a major economic engine unless some key challenges are addressed, industry experts said yesterday. Overcoming those hurdles will be critical to the success of multimillion-dollar biotechnology parks planned for Baltimore's east and west sides, about 350 people attending a Greater Baltimore Committee "business outlook" conference were told. Walter H. Plosila of Batelle, the institute that operates a research center in Harford County, said Maryland is one of the top states in the country when it comes to the biosciences, largely because of the concentrations of companies in Howard and Montgomery counties.
NEWS
July 9, 2002
Charles T. Dubin, a retired attorney and auditor, died Friday at the Deaton Specialty Hospital and Home of injuries suffered after being hit by a car while crossing Harford Road on March 2. He was 88 and lived in Parkville. Mr. Dubin retired about 25 years ago from the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn, where he was an attorney and auditor. Born in Baltimore and raised on Aisquith Street, he was a 1932 graduate of City College. He earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland, College Park and received his law degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1943.
NEWS
May 13, 2000
`Front end' solutions can help stop crime As we grapple with the issues surrounding the Baltimore police department and commissioner, we need also to consider that studies have linked poverty and low levels of education with crime. Surveys indicate that, upon their entrance to prison, most inmates had less than an eighth grade education and lived in an impoverished environment. Poverty and lack of education are not excuses for crime, because many poor and "undereducated" people do not commit crimes.
NEWS
May 4, 1997
Zadye Williams, 89, Hopkins Hospital employeeZadye Williams, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital employee and a churchwoman, died Wednesday at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 89.She was born Zadye Lula Huntington in Thomasville, Ala., the youngest of 11 children. Her father, a Christian Methodist Episcopal minister, died when she was young. Her mother, a domestic worker, made sure that all the children were educated.She received a high school diploma from Payne University, a religious school in Selma, Ala., attended Tuskegee Institute from 1929 to 1931 and received a bachelor's degree from Alabama State College in 1941.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 25, 1996
Terry Anderson, the journalist held hostage in Lebanon for seven years, will speak about forgiveness at 7: 30 tonight at a national meeting of mental health professionals.To attend the speech at the Holiday Day Inn Inner Harbor Hotel at 301 W. Lombard St., the public can buy tickets at the door for $10 each no later than 7 p.m.The overall meeting, which runs through tomorrow, will address the use of forgiveness as a therapeutic intervention. The event is sponsored by the School of Social Work and the School of Nursing, the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
NEWS
By John E. Woodruff and John E. Woodruff,Sun Staff Writer | December 11, 1994
When Honora M. Freeman became the head of Baltimore Development Corp. in 1991, downtown Baltimore was abuzz with talk that she was too much a product of Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke's own political organization and too little versed in the city and its business community.She had an answer."Judge me on what I'm doing and how I do my job," she told a reporter at the time.Three years later, dozens of business executives, civic leaders and development experts interviewed by The Sun say that by precisely that standard, the agency she heads is in trouble.
NEWS
By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN STAFF | September 8, 1996
A Web site that debuts tomorrow makes a convincing case that Baltimore City and County are a "college town."Against all odds and their own preconceptions, college and university officials throughout the Baltimore area have put aside their traditional jostling to bind for a common cause: the Baltimore Collegetown Network."
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