February 6, 2005
On February 3, 2005 CHARLOTTE "SNOOKIE" DIAMOND (nee Bulmash) formerly of Baltimore, passed away in Palm Springs, California. She was the loving mother of Ronny and Jodi Rubin; grandmother of Remi Rubin; sister of Myra Levine and Joel Bulmash; sister-in-law of Larry Levine and Helane Bulmash; daughter of the late Albert and Cecelia Bulmash. Funeral services will be held in Palm Springs on Sunday, February 6. It is requested that any donations be made to "Guide Dogs of the Desert".
November 11, 1990
Now the satellite dish, an eyesore on the suburban and rural landscape, can perch on a lawn disguised as a patio umbrella and table.Called Under Cover, the dish provides shade in the summer.Even in the winter, as incongruous as it may look outdoors, its synthetic covering protects the dish from snow while allowing signals to pass through.Under Cover was originally designed for residents of Palm Springs, Calif.The resort town had more than 90 country clubs but no satellite dishes until 1987, when Ron Roberge began selling the special dish.
August 3, 1991
The terrible news came by telephone: Shelly Bussey, a 17-year-old from Brooklyn Park, was one of the Girl Scouts riding in a chartered school bus that careened off a mountain highway in Palm Springs, Calif. Wednesday afternoon, killing seven passengers.Lisa Young, who lives next door to Shelly's family in the 300 block of Walton Avenue, heard the news Wednesday evening, when Shelly's mother called her."I couldn't understand what she was saying: 'Can you watch Jessie? Can you watch Jessie?
April 15, 1995
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- The matter of wrapping up a national tennis title taken care of, Dustin Friedman was trying to make a quick getaway.After blowing through the boys 14-and-under draw at the Easter Bowl tournament without dropping a set, Friedman, of Owings Mills, wanted to put Palm Springs behind him and get to Los Angeles for the O. J. Simpson trial, or at least see the courthouse where it's taking place.In the Easter Bowl event, Friedman upheld his top seeding with a 6-2, 6-2 rout of No. 6 William Boyles of Pensacola, Fla., in the final, earning a silver platter.
July 13, 2008
Thomas Stansbury and Laurence Fechter were married in a civil ceremony near Palm Springs CA on Friday June 20, 2008. Their marriage was preceded by a 16 year engagement, and became possible after an enlightened California Supreme Court overturned a ban on same-gender marriage. The couple met in 1991 when both were invited to a dinner party at the home of mutual friends in Baltimore. At the time, Dr. Fechter was on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and Mr. Stansbury was a flight attendant for USAirways.
March 5, 1991
Injured LSU's O'Neal will miss SEC tourneyLSU center Shaquille O'Neal, the nation's leading rebounder and Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, will miss the SEC tournament this weekend because of a hairline fracture in his left leg, the school announced last night.A news release said it wasn't immediately known whether the 7-foot-1 sophomore might be available if LSU advances to the National Collegeiate Athletic Association or National Invitation Tournament. The nation's leading rebounder with an average of 14.6 a game, O'Neal also is averaging 27.7 points and five blocked shots.