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March 1, 2008
KIRRA FAITH BEALEFELD died Saturday, February 23, 2008, God opened the gates of Heaven and brought his precious and perfect daughter, Kirra Faith Bealefeld, in with gentle hands. Mother, Jennifer Ann Sheller, originally form Pottstown, PA and father, John James Bealefeld from Baltimore, MD, and brother, Ryder Michael Bealefeld-20 months old, are left to grieve for their loss but are comforted by knowing that baby Kirra is in HIS presence where she will remain with God forever in Heaven.
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March 1, 2008
KIRRA FAITH BEALEFELD died Saturday, February 23, 2008, God opened the gates of Heaven and brought his precious and perfect daughter, Kirra Faith Bealefeld, in with gentle hands. Mother, Jennifer Ann Sheller, originally form Pottstown, PA and father, John James Bealefeld from Baltimore, MD, and brother, Ryder Michael Bealefeld-20 months old, are left to grieve for their loss but are comforted by knowing that baby Kirra is in HIS presence where she will remain with God forever in Heaven.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 29, 2000
A federal jury in Baltimore has awarded $2.45 million to the family of an Eastern Shore man killed in 1994 when the airplane he was riding in crashed in icy weather in Pottstown, Pa. The family of John Powell, who was 39 when the crash occurred, was awarded the settlement Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. A National Transportation Safety Board investigation showed the pilot of the Piper Aerostar, Frederick G. Erb, didn't de-ice the plane before taking off from Pottstown Limerick Airport.
NEWS
April 26, 2005
JOANN DAWN (Surguy) Testerman, age 38, of North East, MD died on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at home. Mrs. Testerman was born on May 21, 1966 in Baltimore, MD. She was an avid church member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Elkton, MD. She liked computer games, pets and helping others. She is survived by a husband, Larry D. Testerman of North East, MD; a son, Thomas E. Townsend, III of Belcamp, MD; a daughter, Vanessa Townsend of Pottstown, PA; mother, Jean Wagner and her husband, Jack of Essex, MD; father, John Surguy and his friend, Kathy Maher of White Marsh, MD; a sister, Janice Kosiorek of Millers Island, MD; one grandchild, Damien Metzgar of Pottstown, PA; paternal grandmother, May Ulbig of Essex, MD; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
SPORTS
By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | January 28, 2003
Brandon Nixon, a 6-foot-7, 325-pound offensive lineman from Pottstown, Pa., became the 20th player to commit to Maryland's football program. Nixon, who chose the Terps over Penn State on Sunday, helped lead Pottstown to a 10-1 record in 2002, playing on both the offensive and defensive lines. Recruiting analyst Tom Lemming rates the player 25th nationally among offensive tackles. "I felt comfortable with Maryland for a while and I finally came out with a decision," Nixon said. "If I come in with a little knowledge, the only thing that separates me from playing is my strength, so there might be an opportunity to get some playing time."
NEWS
April 26, 2005
JOANN DAWN (Surguy) Testerman, age 38, of North East, MD died on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at home. Mrs. Testerman was born on May 21, 1966 in Baltimore, MD. She was an avid church member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Elkton, MD. She liked computer games, pets and helping others. She is survived by a husband, Larry D. Testerman of North East, MD; a son, Thomas E. Townsend, III of Belcamp, MD; a daughter, Vanessa Townsend of Pottstown, PA; mother, Jean Wagner and her husband, Jack of Essex, MD; father, John Surguy and his friend, Kathy Maher of White Marsh, MD; a sister, Janice Kosiorek of Millers Island, MD; one grandchild, Damien Metzgar of Pottstown, PA; paternal grandmother, May Ulbig of Essex, MD; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
NEWS
June 14, 2004
On June 5, 2004 EARL L. WENTWORTH of Pottstown, PA formerly of Baltimore beloved husband of Rev. Evelyn C. (nee Shiflett) Wentworth; loving father of Myrna Bruce, Earl L., Jr., Ray W. and Bruce W. Wentworth; admired brother of Barbara Kurtz, Gladys Steven, Mary Hawkens, Clarence W. and Richard Wentworth. Also survived by eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Ave. on Tuesday, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 11-12 p.m. with services to follow at noon.
NEWS
By Kathryn Masterson and Kathryn Masterson,KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE | October 29, 2000
PHILADELPHIA - The sight-seeing began in rural upper Montgomery County, Pa., where 20 men and women in a luxury tour bus drove past cornfields and brand-new $300,000 homes, looking out the window at razed farmland and half-empty parking lots. Some took notes. Others snapped photographs. For the group, all members of the Sierra Club, the recent "Tour de Sprawl" was a different kind of day-trip. Part of an environmental voter-education campaign, the trip provided the visitors with an up-close look at suburban sprawl.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 7, 2002
Jack L. Schanze, a former Baltimore Sun Co. advertising salesman who later was advertising production coordinator for many years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Sanatoga Center Nursing Home in Pottstown, Pa. He was 77. Mr. Schanze, a former longtime Northwood resident, had lived in Pottstown since 1998. He began his career as an advertising salesman with the now-defunct Baltimore News-Post in the late 1940s. He joined The Sun's advertising department in 1950. When he retired in 1988, he was the newspaper's advertising production coordinator.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | September 5, 1996
An article in yesterday's edition of The Sun in Anne Arundel incorrectly identified John C. Bodley's wife. Her name is Mary Jean Lopardo.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 9/06/96Remember when your history teacher almost bored you to death with a lecture on the period before the American Revolution?John C. Bodley likes to call that period in American history the "teen-age" years."[Teen-agers] are growing and they want to be independent, but they're not sure that they want to be independent," said Bodley, who teaches U.S. history at the Severn School in Severna Park.
NEWS
June 14, 2004
On June 5, 2004 EARL L. WENTWORTH of Pottstown, PA formerly of Baltimore beloved husband of Rev. Evelyn C. (nee Shiflett) Wentworth; loving father of Myrna Bruce, Earl L., Jr., Ray W. and Bruce W. Wentworth; admired brother of Barbara Kurtz, Gladys Steven, Mary Hawkens, Clarence W. and Richard Wentworth. Also survived by eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Ave. on Tuesday, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 11-12 p.m. with services to follow at noon.
SPORTS
By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | January 28, 2003
Brandon Nixon, a 6-foot-7, 325-pound offensive lineman from Pottstown, Pa., became the 20th player to commit to Maryland's football program. Nixon, who chose the Terps over Penn State on Sunday, helped lead Pottstown to a 10-1 record in 2002, playing on both the offensive and defensive lines. Recruiting analyst Tom Lemming rates the player 25th nationally among offensive tackles. "I felt comfortable with Maryland for a while and I finally came out with a decision," Nixon said. "If I come in with a little knowledge, the only thing that separates me from playing is my strength, so there might be an opportunity to get some playing time."
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 7, 2002
Jack L. Schanze, a former Baltimore Sun Co. advertising salesman who later was advertising production coordinator for many years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Sanatoga Center Nursing Home in Pottstown, Pa. He was 77. Mr. Schanze, a former longtime Northwood resident, had lived in Pottstown since 1998. He began his career as an advertising salesman with the now-defunct Baltimore News-Post in the late 1940s. He joined The Sun's advertising department in 1950. When he retired in 1988, he was the newspaper's advertising production coordinator.
NEWS
By Kathryn Masterson and Kathryn Masterson,KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE | October 29, 2000
PHILADELPHIA - The sight-seeing began in rural upper Montgomery County, Pa., where 20 men and women in a luxury tour bus drove past cornfields and brand-new $300,000 homes, looking out the window at razed farmland and half-empty parking lots. Some took notes. Others snapped photographs. For the group, all members of the Sierra Club, the recent "Tour de Sprawl" was a different kind of day-trip. Part of an environmental voter-education campaign, the trip provided the visitors with an up-close look at suburban sprawl.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 29, 2000
A federal jury in Baltimore has awarded $2.45 million to the family of an Eastern Shore man killed in 1994 when the airplane he was riding in crashed in icy weather in Pottstown, Pa. The family of John Powell, who was 39 when the crash occurred, was awarded the settlement Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. A National Transportation Safety Board investigation showed the pilot of the Piper Aerostar, Frederick G. Erb, didn't de-ice the plane before taking off from Pottstown Limerick Airport.
NEWS
July 7, 2006
On June 17, 2006 ALICE LOUISE KJER, beloved wife of the late Dell C. Kjer, loving mother of Daniel Kjer of Pottstown, PA and Timothy Kjer of Towson, MD, loving grandmother of Jessica Kjer of Cherry Hill, NJ, beloved sister of Jane Smith of Wichita, KS, loving mother-in-law of Elizabeth Crum of Pottstown, PA, beloved friend of Steven Coster of Towson, MD. A Memorial Service will be held at Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD...
NEWS
By Alec MacGillis and Alec MacGillis,SUN STAFF | January 30, 2005
It has been nearly 10 years since Stuart Berger was fired as Baltimore County's school superintendent, ending a three-year reign so tumultuous that he once had to leave a building by a window with a police escort to avoid a clutch of angry parents. Since then, Berger, who has remained in Baltimore, has kept a low profile locally. But he has still been generating plenty of controversy in education circles - in districts all around the country. Over the past six years, Berger has parlayed his expertise and professional contacts into a successful for-profit enterprise running publicly funded alternative schools for troubled students.
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