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January 30, 2004
Marita P. Menzies, coordinator of volunteers for Talbot County Hospice, died of an aneurysm Jan. 23 at University of Maryland Medical Center. The Easton resident was 56. Born Marita Ann Peck and raised in Bronxville, N.Y., she was a 1967 graduate of Mount Ida Junior College in Boston, where she earned an associate's degree. She worked for General Foods Corp. in New York City before her marriage in 1969 to R. Michael S. Menzies, president of Easton Bank & Trust Co. She moved to Easton in 1976 and worked as a real estate agent for Nily Realty for several years, and later owned and operated Marita's Fine Linens and Lingerie.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Priscilla Fuller Menzies, an equine painter whose subjects included the fabled thoroughbreds Native Dancer and Secretariat, died of complications from a stroke Aug. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Butler resident was 94. Born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville and Upperco, she was the daughter of Perry Wade Fuller, a stamp and coin dealer, and Anita Sherwood Fuller, a sports enthusiast. She was a 1938 graduate of Garrison Forest School. She earned a bachelor's degree at what is now the Maryland Institute College of Art and studied with Jacques Maroger, a French-born painter who explored the own paint medium using old techniques and had been on the staff of the Louvre.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 10, 2000
John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell and chairman of The Terminal Corporation who was active with the Red Cross, died Monday of kidney failure at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. He was 80. Mr. Menzies, who lived in Elkridge Estates, had previously lived on Western Run Road near Butler for many years. In 1929, his father, John T. Menzies Sr., established the U.S. headquarters and production facility of Crosse & Blackwell, the English-owned manufacturer of fancy foods and condiments, in the 6800 block of Eastern Ave. in Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2014
Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67. The son of John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell, and Priscilla Fuller Menzies, a homemaker, Robert Michael Stewart Menzies Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Broadway Road in the Worthington Valley. Mr. Menzies, who was known as "Mike," graduated in 1965 from Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 from Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va., and a certified public accountant certificate from what is now Loyola University Maryland.
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By Glenn C. Altschuler and Glenn C. Altschuler,Special to the Sun | July 27, 2008
1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance By Gavin Menzies William Morrow / 368 pages / $26.95 Between 1421 and 1423, according to Gavin Menzies, a former submarine commander in Great Britain's Royal Navy, four Chinese fleets organized by the great eunuch-admiral Zheng He circumnavigated the globe. Seventy years later, Menzies maintains, Christopher Columbus used the maps the Chinese voyagers prepared to "discover" America. Despite the skepticism and scorn of professional historians, Menzies' 1421 became a best-seller in 2002.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1996
Penelope Menzies has the requisite credentials to run Maryland's World Trade Center Institute and help broker the state's international commerce: overseas experience, a fat Rolodex of export contacts, seven years working in Maryland trade.But some of her best attributes, her admirers say, don't show up on a resume: Bargaining skills. Ability to drum up cash from private donors. Enthusiasm sufficient to shame a cheerleader.Menzies joined the institute at its creation in 1989 as assistant to its first director, Lisa Nitze.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | May 14, 1996
The Maryland International Center and the World Trade Center Institute, two nonprofit groups that promote Maryland to the planet, will merge June 1.The surviving organization will be called the World Trade Center Institute and will be run by Penelope Menzies, who's now director of the institute.Suzanne O'Hatnick, president of the Maryland International Center, has resigned to pursue a career in international conflict resolution.Although WTCI's focus is business and MIC's focus is culture and education, "we have actually been tossing this idea [to merge]
NEWS
December 5, 1996
Jim Coulter is to be installed next month as president of Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce.Coulter was elected last month at the chamber's fall general membership meeting. Other officers are: Garry Anderson, vice president; Judy Harris, second vice president; Tonya Hill, secretary, and Kenneth Menzies, treasurer.The chairman of the board is David McCollough.Pub Date: 12/04/96
BUSINESS
By John H. Gormley Jr | May 21, 1991
In his search for a new port director, Maryland Transportation Secretary O. James Lighthizer says he is also looking for a deputy director."I'm not looking for one guy. I'm looking for two," he said during an interview at week's end in his office at the World Trade Center at the Inner Harbor.Mr. Lighthizer, who has said that he considers management ability rather than experience in the maritime industry as the principal requirement, now is hinting that he may look for a deputy director with the maritime experience that the new port director might lack.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | May 30, 2003
WOMAN OF letters Susan Sontag summed up most science-fiction films when she called them "one of the purest forms of spectacle: that is, we are rarely inside anyone's feelings." It makes sense that many well-known sci-fi directors started out as production designers and art directors, including Eugene Lourie (who designed Jean Renoir's The River before he directed The Giant Behemoth and Gorgo) and Nathan Juran (who won an Oscar for art directing John Ford's How Green Was My Valley and went on to direct First Men in the Moon)
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 7, 2013
Kenneth Graeme Menzies, a retired Gilman School teacher and lacrosse coach, died of complications from an infection Sept. 1 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Stevensville resident was 84. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John T. Menzies, the London-born president of Crosse & Blackwell, a food processing firm that once made orange marmalade and other products at its Baltimore plant. His mother was Hilda May Ranson, a homemaker. They family lived at Braeside off Broadway Road in Baltimore County.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 21, 2013
John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr. Menzies was injured when a tram that connects his home on a bluff overlooking the Severn River to a dock 300 feet below malfunctioned. "Jock was returning on the tram and was nearly to the top when it lost its connection to the cable and ran back down the hill," said a brother, Scott S. Menzies of Upperco, who is CEO and president of The Terminal Corp.
NEWS
By Glenn C. Altschuler and Glenn C. Altschuler,Special to the Sun | July 27, 2008
1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance By Gavin Menzies William Morrow / 368 pages / $26.95 Between 1421 and 1423, according to Gavin Menzies, a former submarine commander in Great Britain's Royal Navy, four Chinese fleets organized by the great eunuch-admiral Zheng He circumnavigated the globe. Seventy years later, Menzies maintains, Christopher Columbus used the maps the Chinese voyagers prepared to "discover" America. Despite the skepticism and scorn of professional historians, Menzies' 1421 became a best-seller in 2002.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | May 3, 2007
Angela DiBeneditto scored the winning run and pitched a shutout as visiting John Carroll upset top-ranked Seton Keough, 1-0, yesterday in softball. The Gators fell to 10-2. With two outs in the first inning, DiBeneditto singled before Nicole Lowenstein doubled to center to drive in the winning run for the No. 14 Patriots (7-5). DiBeneditto, a right-hander, pitched seven innings, giving up two hits and striking out eight for the win.
NEWS
January 30, 2004
Marita P. Menzies, coordinator of volunteers for Talbot County Hospice, died of an aneurysm Jan. 23 at University of Maryland Medical Center. The Easton resident was 56. Born Marita Ann Peck and raised in Bronxville, N.Y., she was a 1967 graduate of Mount Ida Junior College in Boston, where she earned an associate's degree. She worked for General Foods Corp. in New York City before her marriage in 1969 to R. Michael S. Menzies, president of Easton Bank & Trust Co. She moved to Easton in 1976 and worked as a real estate agent for Nily Realty for several years, and later owned and operated Marita's Fine Linens and Lingerie.
FEATURES
By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | May 30, 2003
WOMAN OF letters Susan Sontag summed up most science-fiction films when she called them "one of the purest forms of spectacle: that is, we are rarely inside anyone's feelings." It makes sense that many well-known sci-fi directors started out as production designers and art directors, including Eugene Lourie (who designed Jean Renoir's The River before he directed The Giant Behemoth and Gorgo) and Nathan Juran (who won an Oscar for art directing John Ford's How Green Was My Valley and went on to direct First Men in the Moon)
BUSINESS
By John H. Gormley Jr | February 17, 1991
Longshoremen John Blom and Michael Strozykowski watched as the crane hoist slowly descended toward them deep in the hold of the Samar Victory, a ship unloading 15,600 tons of wood pulp in the port of Baltimore.When the chains dangling from the hoist came to rest on a tier obales stacked against the wall of the hold, the two dockworkers scrambled on their hands and knees into the narrow space between the hoist and the bales. Moving rapidly down the row, the men snapped hooks on the end of the chains to the wires binding the wood pulp.
BUSINESS
By John H. Gormley Jr | December 11, 1990
Horace W. Davis, head of one of the five dockworkers locals in the port of Baltimore, has called for a summit of port leaders from labor, management and the state to devise ways of defusing problems before they become harmful disputes."
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 10, 2000
John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell and chairman of The Terminal Corporation who was active with the Red Cross, died Monday of kidney failure at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. He was 80. Mr. Menzies, who lived in Elkridge Estates, had previously lived on Western Run Road near Butler for many years. In 1929, his father, John T. Menzies Sr., established the U.S. headquarters and production facility of Crosse & Blackwell, the English-owned manufacturer of fancy foods and condiments, in the 6800 block of Eastern Ave. in Baltimore.
NEWS
December 5, 1996
Jim Coulter is to be installed next month as president of Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce.Coulter was elected last month at the chamber's fall general membership meeting. Other officers are: Garry Anderson, vice president; Judy Harris, second vice president; Tonya Hill, secretary, and Kenneth Menzies, treasurer.The chairman of the board is David McCollough.Pub Date: 12/04/96
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