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February 1, 2007
Flora B. Keil, a retired quality-control worker and former longtime Anne Arundel County resident, died of pneumonia Monday at a hospital in Palm Desert, Calif. She was 93. Flora Louise Byron was born and raised in Baltimore, and she attended city public schools. She was a quality-control worker for many years at Koppers Co. and retired about 1980. Mrs. Keil was a Timber Ridge resident for 45 years, moving to Palm Desert in 1997. She was a longtime member and former officer of the Severna Park chapter of Order of the Eastern Star.
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By Richard Gorelick, The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2013
The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors. Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday), caterer and former restaurateur Connie Crabtree-Burritt (noon Sept. 28) and Bradley Willits, executive chef at the B&O American Brasserie (noon Sept. 29 ). The most recognizable names among the visiting authors are not necessarily associated with the world of cooking.
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May 8, 1997
Alvy Moore, 75, an actor best known for co-starring in the long-running television series "Green Acres," died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday. He played county agent Hank Kimball and co-starred with Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor in the CBS series from 1965 to 1971. The newspaper did not give the cause of death.David E. Scherman, 81, an editor and photojournalist whose Life magazine photos led to the sinking of a disguised Nazi warship responsible for torpedoing 22 civilian vessels, died of cancer Monday in Stony Point, N.Y. He took photos of the Atlantis from a lifeboat after the ocean liner he was on was sunk off the coast of Africa in 1941 and hid the film in toothpaste and shaving cream.
NEWS
February 1, 2007
Flora B. Keil, a retired quality-control worker and former longtime Anne Arundel County resident, died of pneumonia Monday at a hospital in Palm Desert, Calif. She was 93. Flora Louise Byron was born and raised in Baltimore, and she attended city public schools. She was a quality-control worker for many years at Koppers Co. and retired about 1980. Mrs. Keil was a Timber Ridge resident for 45 years, moving to Palm Desert in 1997. She was a longtime member and former officer of the Severna Park chapter of Order of the Eastern Star.
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By Richard Gorelick, The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2013
The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors. Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday), caterer and former restaurateur Connie Crabtree-Burritt (noon Sept. 28) and Bradley Willits, executive chef at the B&O American Brasserie (noon Sept. 29 ). The most recognizable names among the visiting authors are not necessarily associated with the world of cooking.
NEWS
December 7, 2003
Ellen Drew, 89, who went from working in a Hollywood Boulevard ice cream parlor to appearing in movies opposite some of the biggest stars of the 1940s, died Wednesday in Palm Desert, Calif. Hired at $50 a week by Paramount Studios, Ms. Drew had small parts until her breakthrough in 1938 opposite Bing Crosby in Sing You Sinners. Her film credits included Christmas in July opposite Dick Powell, Buck Benny Rides Again with Jack Benny, If I Were King and Reaching for the Sun. She also appeared on early television shows.
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By Photos by Doug Kapustin and Photos by Doug Kapustin,Sun photographer | February 19, 2007
Colors spring eternal at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens in Druid Hill Park. The city landmark includes five distinct areas: the Orchid Room and the Palm, Desert, Mediterranean and Tropical houses. The five-story Palm House was recently refurbished. It was designed by George Frederick, the architect who designed City Hall and the Mansion at Cylburn Arboretum. The facility is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. Information: 410-396-0180.
NEWS
December 31, 2004
On December 26, 2004, R. ELAINEMc ALEER (nee Williams); widow of the late James E. Mc Aleer, Sr.; mother of six beloved children, Anita M. Awalt of Somerton Park, Australia, Ruth E. Kirkley of Laurel, MD, Mary T. Campagnone of Palm Desert, CA, Kathleen A. Caylor of Dallas, TX and James E., Jr and Thomas J. Mc Aleer both of Nashville, TN; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; sister of Henry D. Williams of Linthicum, MD and John M. Williams of Baltimore....
TRAVEL
November 30, 2008
Top U.S. tennis resorts 1 Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa: , Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 2 Ponte Vedra Inn & Club: , Ponte Vedra, Fla. 3 The Broadmoor: , Colorado Springs, Colo. 4 Kiawah Island Golf Resort: , Kiawah Island, S.C. 5 Boca Raton Resort & Club: , Boca Raton, Fla. 6 Topnotch Resort and Spa: , Stowe, Vt. 7 The Sea Pines Resort: , Hilton Head Island, S.C. 8 The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa: , Carefree, Ariz. 9 Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort and Spa: , Palm Desert, Calif.
SPORTS
January 19, 2008
PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Robert Gamez, in the tournament on an exemption, missed some short putts but still shot a 5-under-par 67 yesterday to take the lead after three rounds of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Gamez went to 18-under 198, good for a one-stroke lead over Justin Leonard and D.J. Trahan through 54 holes. Leonard, the 2005 champion, shot a 67 to pull into the tie for second. Trahan shared the lead with Gamez after the second day and shot a third-round 68. Boo Weekley vaulted into contention with a 10-under 62 that put him at 201, three shots off the lead.
NEWS
May 8, 1997
Alvy Moore, 75, an actor best known for co-starring in the long-running television series "Green Acres," died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday. He played county agent Hank Kimball and co-starred with Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor in the CBS series from 1965 to 1971. The newspaper did not give the cause of death.David E. Scherman, 81, an editor and photojournalist whose Life magazine photos led to the sinking of a disguised Nazi warship responsible for torpedoing 22 civilian vessels, died of cancer Monday in Stony Point, N.Y. He took photos of the Atlantis from a lifeboat after the ocean liner he was on was sunk off the coast of Africa in 1941 and hid the film in toothpaste and shaving cream.
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By SPORTSTICKER | March 1, 1997
The NFL competition committee has approved a proposal to reinstate instant replay for 1997, ESPN Radio reported yesterday.The committee reportedly will present the replay proposal to NFL owners March 9-13 in Palm Desert, Calif.The proposal, which needs the approval of 23 of 30 owners, includes four types of reviewable plays: all scoring plays, sideline plays in or out of bounds, number of players on the field and fumbles or interceptions. Judgment calls on possible pass interference would not be subject to review.
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By Vito Stellino | May 16, 1992
Cornerback Darrell Green has decided not to defend his DHL/NFL's Fastest Man title, but the Washington Redskins still have a chance to retain the crown.Desmond Howard, the Heisman Trophy winner from Michigan who was drafted on the first round by the Redskins, will become the first rookie to compete in the contest that will be held on June 6 in Palm Desert, Calif.Green has won it all four years he has competed including last year, but decided not to enter this year because he's been busy with post-Super Bowl activity and doesn't have time to train.
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