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By Thomas W. Waldron and Thomas W. Waldron,Evening Sun Staff | January 8, 1991
The billing clerk of a Montgomery County day-care center has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud in a scheme prosecutors say was so blatant that administrators at the center joked about going to prison together.The clerk, Jane Margolius of Silver Spring, entered the guilty plea to Medicaid fraud yesterday in Baltimore Circuit Court. Margolius has agreed to cooperate with the attorney general's office, which is investigating fraud at her former employer, the Oak Leaf Center in Bethesda.Much of the $1.6 million the center billed the state Medicaid program for juvenile psychiatric services between 1986 and May 1990 may have been improper, said Carolyn J. McElroy, an assistant attorney general prosecuting the case.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Brig. Gen. Linda Singh to head the Maryland Army National Guard. Singh, currently director of the Maryland National Guard's joint staff, will be the first woman and the first African-American to command the Army branch. She succeeds Brig. Gen. Peter Hinz, who is scheduled to retire on Sept. 30. O'Malley called Singh "an extremely effective leader with the drive to take the Maryland Army National Guard to new heights and keep the organization among the best in the nation.
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July 24, 1993
Roscoe Robinson Jr., 64, the first black four-star U.S. general, died Thursday of leukemia at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. The St. Louis native was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1951 and rose to a number of key military command and staff positions, including commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, culminating in his last assignment as representative to the NATO Military Committee at Mons, Belgium. Shortly after graduation from West Point, he saw action in the Korean War and was again in combat as a battalion commander in Vietnam.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 17, 2012
William Warner Staley, a decorated Army Air Forces gunner during World War II who became a mechanical engineer, died of prostate cancer Monday at Pines Genesis Eldercare in Easton. The one-time Bolton Hill and Pasadena resident was 90. Born Warner McConnell Staley in Gibbstown, N.J., his name was changed when he was 10 to William Warner, to honor an ancestor who emigrated from the Cotswolds of England to Philadelphia in 1683. Raised in Haverford, Pa., he was a 1939 graduate of Lower Merion High School.
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May 25, 1993
Gen. Johnson of Fort Meade to retireLt. Gen. James Houston Johnson Jr., commander of the 1st Army, headquartered at Fort Meade, announced yesterday his plans to retire in September."
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March 2, 2007
Charles J. Lowman Jr., a retired Army colonel who was later an engineer in the defense industry, died of a heart attack Feb. 22 at his Highland home. He was 77. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1947 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and worked for Westinghouse Corp. in Linthicum while taking electrical engineering classes at the Johns Hopkins University. He was a 1953 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Mr. Lowman spent 26 years in the Army, including a period from 1968 to 1969 as a battalion commander and combat surveillance officer in Vietnam where he worked on a system to assist helicopters in night combat.
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By Bob Mieszerski and Bob Mieszerski,Los Angeles Times | November 1, 1993
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Ending a losing streak that spanned 55 weeks, Zoonaqua caught pacesetter Mamselle Bebette in the final sixteenth of a mile and won the $75,000 Harold C. Ramser Handicap by two lengths at Santa Anita yesterday.After winning the Oak Leaf Stakes on Oct. 10, 1992, Zoonaqua tailed off badly, especially in her first four races this year. She beat only three horses in those four races and lost by a total of 85 1/2 lengths.Before yesterday, she had perked up considerably in the Sandy Blue Handicap Sept.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Brig. Gen. Linda Singh to head the Maryland Army National Guard. Singh, currently director of the Maryland National Guard's joint staff, will be the first woman and the first African-American to command the Army branch. She succeeds Brig. Gen. Peter Hinz, who is scheduled to retire on Sept. 30. O'Malley called Singh "an extremely effective leader with the drive to take the Maryland Army National Guard to new heights and keep the organization among the best in the nation.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 17, 2012
William Warner Staley, a decorated Army Air Forces gunner during World War II who became a mechanical engineer, died of prostate cancer Monday at Pines Genesis Eldercare in Easton. The one-time Bolton Hill and Pasadena resident was 90. Born Warner McConnell Staley in Gibbstown, N.J., his name was changed when he was 10 to William Warner, to honor an ancestor who emigrated from the Cotswolds of England to Philadelphia in 1683. Raised in Haverford, Pa., he was a 1939 graduate of Lower Merion High School.
NEWS
June 11, 2013
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports: Aberdeen Eric Christopher Briggs, 36, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was charged Friday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and possessing drugs with intent to distribute. Heather Merann Carlton, 32, of the 1800 block of Mitchell Drive, was charged Saturday with first- and second-degree assault. Kimberly Reed, 39, of the 100 block of Osborne Road, was charged Saturday with obstructing and hindering police.
NEWS
March 2, 2007
Charles J. Lowman Jr., a retired Army colonel who was later an engineer in the defense industry, died of a heart attack Feb. 22 at his Highland home. He was 77. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1947 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and worked for Westinghouse Corp. in Linthicum while taking electrical engineering classes at the Johns Hopkins University. He was a 1953 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Mr. Lowman spent 26 years in the Army, including a period from 1968 to 1969 as a battalion commander and combat surveillance officer in Vietnam where he worked on a system to assist helicopters in night combat.
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By Bob Mieszerski and Bob Mieszerski,Los Angeles Times | November 1, 1993
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Ending a losing streak that spanned 55 weeks, Zoonaqua caught pacesetter Mamselle Bebette in the final sixteenth of a mile and won the $75,000 Harold C. Ramser Handicap by two lengths at Santa Anita yesterday.After winning the Oak Leaf Stakes on Oct. 10, 1992, Zoonaqua tailed off badly, especially in her first four races this year. She beat only three horses in those four races and lost by a total of 85 1/2 lengths.Before yesterday, she had perked up considerably in the Sandy Blue Handicap Sept.
NEWS
July 24, 1993
Roscoe Robinson Jr., 64, the first black four-star U.S. general, died Thursday of leukemia at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. The St. Louis native was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1951 and rose to a number of key military command and staff positions, including commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, culminating in his last assignment as representative to the NATO Military Committee at Mons, Belgium. Shortly after graduation from West Point, he saw action in the Korean War and was again in combat as a battalion commander in Vietnam.
NEWS
May 25, 1993
Gen. Johnson of Fort Meade to retireLt. Gen. James Houston Johnson Jr., commander of the 1st Army, headquartered at Fort Meade, announced yesterday his plans to retire in September."
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By Thomas W. Waldron and Thomas W. Waldron,Evening Sun Staff | January 8, 1991
The billing clerk of a Montgomery County day-care center has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud in a scheme prosecutors say was so blatant that administrators at the center joked about going to prison together.The clerk, Jane Margolius of Silver Spring, entered the guilty plea to Medicaid fraud yesterday in Baltimore Circuit Court. Margolius has agreed to cooperate with the attorney general's office, which is investigating fraud at her former employer, the Oak Leaf Center in Bethesda.Much of the $1.6 million the center billed the state Medicaid program for juvenile psychiatric services between 1986 and May 1990 may have been improper, said Carolyn J. McElroy, an assistant attorney general prosecuting the case.
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July 10, 2013
Willard H. Blevins, a lifelong Fallston resident and World War II combat veteran, who served in the 90th Infantry Division and was honored with a Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star and a Good Conduct Medal, will celebrate his 90th birthday July 19. He still owns and operates Vale Body & Fender Shop in Fallston with his son, David. He is well beloved by his large family and many friends.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 9, 2010
Albert T. Schmith, a retired career Army officer who later was dean of students at the Johns Hopkins University, died of respiratory failure Feb. 23 at his Havre de Grace home. He was 75. Mr. Schmith was born and raised in Providence, R.I., where he graduated from La Salle Academy in 1951. He enlisted in the Army in 1951 and through the ROTC earned a bachelor's degree in economics in 1958 from Boston University and later a master's degree from George Washington University. Mr. Schmith, who was a graduate of the Naval War College in Newport, R.I., served two tours in Vietnam from 1964 to 1965 and from 1969 to 1970.
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