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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | April 9, 1993
PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Scottie Pippen, John Stockton, Dennis Rodman, Dan Majerle and Kevin Duckworth are among the NBA starters with All-Star Game credentials who first drew the attention of pro scouts at the annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.This week, the list of 64 players competing for attention in the PIT includes two Maryland seniors, Evers Burns and Kevin McLinton, whom several scouts consider long shots to besecond-round picks in the June draft."Who the heck knew who Pippen or Majerle were before they played here?"
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2014
The first large, prefrabricated section of a new traffic tunnel planned in Virginia began floating down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore on Tuesday. Only a few feet of the concrete structure showed above the water as three tug boats pushed and pulled it south through the day - another 26 feet submerged below the surface. "It's like an iceberg," said Petty Officer Jonathan Lindberg, a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard in Baltimore. The Coast Guard escorted the tunnel piece and its tugs from Sparrows Point - where it was built by joint-venture partnership SKW Constructors - to near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,SUN STAFF | July 13, 1997
Usually, when my father and I set off on a summer vacation together, we've picked a place too far.It's always a well-known place or a beautiful place that requires us to drive a little too fast for too long to get there and then, after we've spent a few days sightseeing, demands a similar performance on the long drive home.But this time, when we got to the end of the driveway, we had no destination. Did we want to go north or south? We didn't know, so we flipped a coin and headed south -- toward Virginia.
SPORTS
By Sports Digest | April 6, 2010
Morgan State guard Reggie Holmes (St. Frances) and Maryland forward Landon Milbourne have been chosen to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, where they'll join 65 other seniors seeking to impress NBA and overseas scouts. The 12-game tournament runs April 7-10 in Portsmouth, Va. Both will play on the Sales Systems LTD team. Holmes, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year, is the first Bear to play at Portsmouth and is trying to become the first Morgan State player in the NBA since Marvin Webster (1975-1987)
NEWS
By Dan Fesperman and Dan Fesperman,SUN STAFF | July 15, 1997
PORTSMOUTH, N.C. -- This clapboard ghost town in the sand never mastered the tides that lapped at its prosperity for centuries. So when an 1847 hurricane set in motion the silting of its inlet from the sea, the port of 1,000 people was doomed, even if the last resident didn't pack up and leave until 1971.But perhaps the storm was a blessing in disguise.Spared from the latter day onslaughts of tourism and development, empty little Portsmouth now stands to outlive the other scattered towns of the Outer Banks, at least in terms of peace, charm and natural beauty.
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By Scott Harper and Scott Harper,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | May 19, 2002
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Wildlife biologists are baffled and intrigued by two incidents captured on videotape at a bald eagle nest in Portsmouth - an eagle parent attacks, kills, then eats its two scrawny young. "We've never seen anything like this," said Bryan Watts, director of the Center for Conservation Biology at the College of William and Mary, which was monitoring the nest with a 24-hour camera. Watts and colleague Mitchell Byrd, a renowned eagle expert in Virginia, contacted other scientists after viewing the footage and found that cannibalism among the nation's signature bird has never been documented or even suspected.
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September 25, 2005
On September 22, 2005, WILLIE LEE SR., died in his home in Portsmouth, VA. He is survived by his loving wife Eveyln, son Cedric; two daughters Cindy and Tammy Glover, all of Portsmouth, VA, one son, Willie Jr., who preceded him in death, sister Helen Byrd of Maryland and brother Dr. Bernard Glover (Juanita) of Suffolk, VA and a host of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Chatman-E. A. Hughes Funeral Home, Portsmouth, VA. on Sunday from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. Phone calls may be received at 1-757-393-0609.
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April 24, 1991
Graveside services will take place for Severna Park resident Howard Charles Growdon at 10 a.m. April 25 at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton, Fla.Mr. Growdon, 92, died of respiratory failure April 21 atKnollwood Manor Nursing Center in Millersville.He graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in engineering and was employed for 38 years as director of water works in Portsmouth, Ohio, until his retirement in 1968.Mr. Growdon also servedin the U.S. Navy during World War I.He was a member of Portsmouth City Council, First Presbyterian Church in Portsmouth, American Legion Post 23 in Portsmouth, Masonic Bodies, Lions and Elks in Portsmouth, and Scottish Rite Lodge 30 in Columbus, Ohio.
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June 29, 2004
On June 24, 2004, DEACONESS SUSIE SIMS VINSON, age 97, formerly of 1008 Centre Avenue, Portsmouth, VA; beloved wife of the late Deacon Clarence L. Vinson Sr.; and devoted mother of Marjorie Vinson-Crawford. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Corprew Funeral Home, 1822 Portsmouth Blvd., in Portsmouth, VA, on Tuesday, June 29, from 2 to 6 P.M. Family hour will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at 12 noon. Funeral Service will follow at 12:30 P.M. Interment in Lincoln Cemetery.
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April 19, 2009
On April 17, 2009, DOROTHY ELIZABETH BYERLEY; beloved daughter of the late John T. and Marie E. Byerley, loving sister of William J. Byerley of Portsmouth, VA. Also survived by cousins and friends. Arrangements by the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home.
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April 19, 2009
On April 17, 2009, DOROTHY ELIZABETH BYERLEY; beloved daughter of the late John T. and Marie E. Byerley, loving sister of William J. Byerley of Portsmouth, VA. Also survived by cousins and friends. Arrangements by the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home.
NEWS
By David Nitkin and David Nitkin,Sun reporter | January 8, 2008
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton exhaustively answered hours of questions from New Hampshire voters yesterday, displaying a cool mastery of topics from health care to global warming as she made a final pitch for her candidacy. But one query broke through her defenses. For a moment, the woman teetering on the cusp of a second consecutive defeat in the race for the Democratic nomination revealed an emotional side rarely seen in public. "My question is very personal," said Marianne Pernold, 64, a freelance photographer attending a Clinton breakfast for undecided voters at a coffee shop in Portsmouth.
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By Jill Zuckman and Jill Zuckman,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | April 26, 2007
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- With the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard at his back, Sen. John McCain, the former naval aviator and Vietnam prisoner of war, officially declared his candidacy for president yesterday, kicking off a key stretch in which he will be under pressure to revitalize a campaign that has gone far worse than many expected for a man once seen as the dominant Republican in the race. McCain offered sharp criticism of the Bush administration for its handling of the war in Iraq and promised that he has the experience to solve big problems and keep the nation safe.
NEWS
July 19, 2006
On Monday, July 17, 2006, RAYMOND F. SMITH, age 81, of Owings Mills. Born February 17, 1925 in Portsmouth, OH, he was the son of the late Stanley and Lucina Giles Smith, his beloved wife of 53 years Betty Jane Smith died in 2001. Mr. Smith served honorably with US Army in WWII, he was a conductor with the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Portsmouth. Mr. Smith along with his friends were part of the coffee community at the local Starbuck in Owings Mills every morning. He was an avid jazz fan and amateur photographer and a horse racing enthusiast.
NEWS
February 19, 2006
Dover, NH BURNHAM BURNEY JOSSELYN, 92, of 288 Dover Point Rd., died Tuesday Feb. 7, 2006 at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital. He was born on Jan. 27, 1914, in Malden Mass., the son of Herbert and Helen (Wiggin) Josselyn. He was raised in Colraine, Mass. and Newington, NH. He attended NH schools and graduated with the Portsmouth High School Class of 1931 while living in Newington. Additionally, he graduated from the New England Aircraft School in Boston. Burney was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1941, and served in the Signal Corps, being promoted to Captain and serving in the South Pacific until being honorably discharged when World War II was over in 1945.
NEWS
September 25, 2005
On September 22, 2005, WILLIE LEE SR., died in his home in Portsmouth, VA. He is survived by his loving wife Eveyln, son Cedric; two daughters Cindy and Tammy Glover, all of Portsmouth, VA, one son, Willie Jr., who preceded him in death, sister Helen Byrd of Maryland and brother Dr. Bernard Glover (Juanita) of Suffolk, VA and a host of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Chatman-E. A. Hughes Funeral Home, Portsmouth, VA. on Sunday from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. Phone calls may be received at 1-757-393-0609.
NEWS
July 19, 2006
On Monday, July 17, 2006, RAYMOND F. SMITH, age 81, of Owings Mills. Born February 17, 1925 in Portsmouth, OH, he was the son of the late Stanley and Lucina Giles Smith, his beloved wife of 53 years Betty Jane Smith died in 2001. Mr. Smith served honorably with US Army in WWII, he was a conductor with the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Portsmouth. Mr. Smith along with his friends were part of the coffee community at the local Starbuck in Owings Mills every morning. He was an avid jazz fan and amateur photographer and a horse racing enthusiast.
NEWS
August 23, 2003
On August 19, 2003, ELIZABETH SMITH PEMBROKE, beloved wife of Richard H. Pembroke, Jr. M.D. and devoted mother of Richard P. Pembroke of Baltimore, MD & Ann and Susan Pembroke of Portsmouth, NHFriends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc. 6500 York Rd. (at Overbrook) on Saturday from 6 to 9 P.M. Services private. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Pembroke's name to the Smith College Scholarship Fund, North Hampton, MA 01060.
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June 29, 2004
On June 24, 2004, DEACONESS SUSIE SIMS VINSON, age 97, formerly of 1008 Centre Avenue, Portsmouth, VA; beloved wife of the late Deacon Clarence L. Vinson Sr.; and devoted mother of Marjorie Vinson-Crawford. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Corprew Funeral Home, 1822 Portsmouth Blvd., in Portsmouth, VA, on Tuesday, June 29, from 2 to 6 P.M. Family hour will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at 12 noon. Funeral Service will follow at 12:30 P.M. Interment in Lincoln Cemetery.
NEWS
May 10, 2004
On May 7, 2004, KEVIN Mc ANDREWS, longtime partner of Joseph Menor of Silver Spring, MD. Brother of John Mc Andrews of Reading, PA. Terrence Mc Andrews of Ellicott City, MD, Timothy Mc Andrews of Scranton, PA and Karen Mc Andrews-Luft of Pateros of WA. Mr. Mc Andrews was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Maureen Brown of Portsmouth, N.H. Family will receive friends at the family owned Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City...
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