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December 2, 2004
On Monday, November 29, 2004, MELISSA ELAINE YOURKOVIK of Brooklyn Park, loving wife of Kurt Yourkovik, cherished mother of Brandon and Kurt Yourkovik Jr., devoted daughter of George and Lorraine Neumeister, caring sister to Mary Lou Sachs, Karen Cowger, Cindy Davis, Laura Propert, George Neumeister and Julia Johnston. Also survived by 20 nieces and nephews. The family will receive visitors at the family owned Singelton Funeral Home, 1 Second Avenue S.W., (at Crain Highway) Glen Burnie, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M on Wednesday and Thursday.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2014
Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, country legend Kenny Rogers and rock group Train have been added to the talent lineup for Sept. 13's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Pavilion. Also just announced: singer Jordin Sparks will join John Lithgow to co-host the event. The Star-Spangled Spectacular concert -- a celebration of the bicentennial of our national anthem to be televised live as part of PBS' "Great Performances" series -- also features performances by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, country group Little Big Town, a cappella group Pentatonix, Motown legend Smokey Robinson, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves-Montgomery and performers from the off-Broadway show "Stomp.
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August 17, 2011
Melissa and Jeffrey Simmons, of Bowie, announce the birth of their son, Kenzo Braylon Simmons, on Aug. 8, 2011, at 11:47 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and has three siblings. Kenzo is the grandson of Jean Manall, of Laurel; and Grace and Jeffrey Simmons Sr., of Upper Marlboro.
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By Jessica D. Evans and The Baltimore Sun | July 21, 2014
It's the holiday season in New Jersey! In this week's episode we got a glimpse of how the ladies of the Garden State celebrate the Christmas season. Teresa: The episode started off with Teresa and her family setting up and decorating their Christmas tree. Correction, it was Joe setting up the tree. Milania said to her father, “I'm a girl, I'm not a boy, you set up it up.” Way to reinforce traditional gender roles, Milania… For Christmas, Teresa got Milania an Easy Bake Oven and I'll admit I was very jealous of the 7-year-old.
NEWS
February 8, 2004
On February 4, 2004, MELISSA ANNE MARTIN; beloved daughter of Sharon McArdle; sister of Joseph and Christopher McArdle; devoted mother of Justin Martin. Also survived by a large loving family.Friends are invited to call at the Burgee-Henss-Seitz Funeral Home, Inc., 3631 Falls Road, on Monday from 9:30 to 11:30 A.M. Services to follow at the funeral home, on Monday, 11:30 A.M. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Mt. Airy, MD.
NEWS
December 7, 2004
On December 3, 2004, MELISSA O'FERRALL (nee Mann); beloved wife of David M. O'Ferrall; darling daughter of Alcide and Audrey Mann, from Elkton, MD; sister of Alcide, III and James Mann. She is also survived by nine nieces and nephews and two grandnieces. A Memorial Service and Wake will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made on her behalf to the Make A Wish Foundation of America-Gift Processing Center, PO Box 29119, Phoenix, AZ 85038-9119. Arrangements by Leonard J. Ruck, Inc.
NEWS
December 24, 2005
On December 22, 2005, MELISSA S. SPICER of Linthicum; beloved mother of Anne Brownson and her husband Jack, Edgar B. Sellers and his wife Brenda; loving sister of Mary Helen Farmer and her husband Guy Cone; dearest grandmother of four and great-grandmother of seven. The family will receive visitors at the family owned Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Avenue S.W. (at Crain Hwy), Glen Burnie on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 P.M. A graveside service will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday at Glen Haven Memorial Park.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2014
It's the one weekend in Baltimore when people riding large objects through land, water, sand and mud is a common sight. It's time again for American Visionary Art Museum 's Kinetic Sculpture Race. Kinetic veterans Melissa and Phillip Smith will be competing in the race, entering with their sculpture, Chessie, a front-wheel drive, rear steering, reverse trike that resembles a sea monster. "We build it with as little new material as possible and use lots of items we find on the roadside and construction Dumpsters, calling it 'sculpture treasure,'" said Melissa Smith, 35, of Catonsville.
NEWS
March 27, 2014
Melissa Blessing, a public safety dispatcher III and training specialist with the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, has received the first "Above and Beyond the Call" award for the department. Blessing, a 14-year veteran of the department, was nominated by Robert B. Thomas Jr., coordinator of community outreach. The "Above and Beyond the Call" award was established by Director Russell J. Strickland to recognize and pay tribute to employees who go beyond the requirements of their job duties or assignments and assists the department as necessary to fulfill its mission.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2013
Davidsonville author Melissa Stanton once had the world's best excuse for cutting work meetings short. "I have to go," she would say. "George Clooney is on the line. " It worked because it was true. Stanton, now 48, spent more than a decade at Time Inc., where she was a senior editor at Life and People magazines and worked on special projects such as the annual "Sexiest Man Alive" issue of People. Then came the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Stanton's husband went into work late that morning.
SPORTS
By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2013
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals. At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic Association championships twice in her four years. Otterbein, who grew up outside Philadelphia and has remained in Baltimore after graduating four years ago, has another goal that appears a little more challenging: She is trying to get the Tour de France to hold a race for women.
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By Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? The importance of leadership and guidance. "In a job as tricky as this, people need that. I've always tried to make myself available for people. " What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? She's a vegetarian and likes to bake. What do you do to relax? Running, often accompanied by her shepherd-mix dog. "I love to exercise," she said. Your (other) dream job would be: "I always thought if the Police Department didn't work out I might be a firefighter.
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By Tionah Lee | July 3, 2013
“What is it about those four pretty girls that attract so many corpses?” Is that really the plan new Lieutenant Tanner? Everyone wants a little face time, and the new state police want to pick everyone's brain about everything … literally everything. At the start of the episode, a very tense Hanna confronts Caleb about all of the detective work he has been doing for her, and all of the clues that lead directly to her mom. Hanna also confronts Spencer when she admits to not having the chance to give Melissa the mask.
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January 30, 2013
Larry and Pam Wieciech of Forest Hill, along with Dave and Dorothy Caporaletti of Olney, announce the engagement of their children, Kevin Wieciech and Melissa Caporaletti. Wieciech, a 2003 Fallston High School graduate, graduated with a business finance degree from the University of Maryland College Park and is pursuing his career in sustainable food development. Caporaletti is also a graduate of the University of Maryland and earned her master's degree in physicians assistant sciences at Saint Francis University.
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