February 10, 2004
Helen Taustin, retired office manager for a chain of Ocean City-based candy stores, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at the Berlin Nursing Home. The Ocean City resident was 94. Born and raised in New York City, she moved to Baltimore in the late 1940s and worked with her brother, Sam Taustin, at the old Pixie Shoppes pizza and submarine sandwich carryout on Greenmount Avenue. She was also involved in management of the Pappy's Beef and Beer chain. Miss Taustin spent part of the year in Ocean City, where she was office manager for Candy Kitchen and managed her family's nightclub, the old Blue Dahlia at Ninth Street and the Boardwalk.
October 13, 1994
Sue Pakulla appointed sales office managerSue Pakulla of Ellicott City has been appointed sales office manager in Eldersburg for O'Conor, Piper & Flynn.Ms. Pakulla is certified in real estate brokerage management and as a career development specialist. She is a member of the Carroll County Board of Realtors.Bob Berndt joins Saval FoodsBob Berndt has joined Saval Foods in Dorsey to coordinate its expansion from deli to full-line food service distribution.He spent more than 5 years as the vice president and owner/partner in General Foods.
September 21, 2000
Edna M. Hollins, 88, office manager Edna M. Hollins, a retired office manager, died Monday of emphysema at Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. She was 88 and had lived in Woodlawn for more than 40 years. She retired as office manager for J.G. Edelen Co. about 27 years ago, when the wholesale furniture hardware company was on Commerce Street in downtown Baltimore. The firm is now on Erdman Avenue. Born in Baltimore, Edna Muzdakis attended local public schools. She was a graduate of Strayer Bryant & Stratton College, a business school, where she studied office skills.
November 21, 2001
Dolores L. Armstrong, 83, veterinary hospital owner Dolores L. Armstrong, retired office manager and co-owner of a Baltimore County veterinary hospital, died of cancer Saturday at Mercy Medical Center. She was 83. Mrs. Armstrong and her husband of 53 years, Dr. Albert B. Armstrong, operated Baltimore Animal Hospital on East Joppa Road in Parkville from 1960 until closing the practice in 1975. The couple lived in the Towson area. Dolores Esserwein was born and raised in Hampden, the daughter of a tavern owner.
October 25, 2010
Eugene S. Watson, an antiques dealer who traded in 20th-century American modern design and was later an office manager, died of an embolism Oct. 15 at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was 64 and lived in East Baltimore. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he served in the Navy from 1965 to 1969. During his tour of duty, he was chief computer operator of the Naval Security Station in Washington and served at times aboard the USS Wright. He served when his ship was known as the "floating White House" because President Lyndon B. Johnson used the vessel as his headquarters for a Latin American summit conference.
February 28, 2012
Lawrence R. "Larry" Sibley, a retired Baltimore County police officer who had a second career in security and as an office manager, died Thursday from heart disease at his home in Shrewsbury, Pa. He was 64. The son of an Old Bay Line seaman and a homemaker, Mr. Sibley was born in Baltimore and raised on Frankford Avenue in Gardenville. After graduating in 1965 from City College, Mr. Sibley entered the police academy, from which he graduated the next year. He joined the Baltimore County Police Department in 1967 and had worked as a detective.
October 2, 1992
In the review of the movie "Glengarry Glen Ross" in Maryland Live, the actor Alec Baldwin was identified incorrectly as Alex Baldwin.The Sun regrets the errors.You have to know the territory and David Mamet knows iwell: self-doubt, desperation, flaming greed, hunger, terror, and, finally, the will to close in for the kill. The hunter-gatherer's operative mind-set, be he a cave man stalking a mammoth, a Marine sniper stalking an enemy general, or a salesmanstalking a recalcitrant victim.Thus the real estate office of his "Glengarry Glen Ross" is less a warren of desks and files than some sort of primal glade.
November 19, 1990
New positionsI=Baltimore Spice promoted Simon G. Statter to president.Findings, a retail boutique affiliated with Rita St. Clair Associates, named Marilyn Esham manager.pTC CSL Intermodal, a business unit of CSX Corp. in Richmond, Va., appointed William W. Leedy director of intermodal sales-Midwest region. CSL Intermodal also appointed John Allen, Thomas Nolan and John Schlosser senior account executives and Neil Higham account executive.Greenhorne & O'Mara, an engineering, consulting and design firm based in Greenbelt, appointed Larry D. Caruthers vice president in charge of the Fairfax office, Terrence J. Smith office manager and division manager in the Leesburg office and Alan R. Dalton office manager for the Culpeper office.
April 19, 2013
Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013 Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit organization. His story: Sigmund Young, 32, grew up in Bethesda. He is an engineer at Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington Navy Yard. His father, Charles, is a physician, and his mother, Sue, is her husband's office manager.