July 3, 2008
On June 27, 2008 HENRIETTA M. POWDER (nee Shearer), beloved wife of the late John W. Powder, Jr., devoted mother of Jacqueline Powder Frank and John Derek Powder and his wife Tanya . Loving sister of Avril Haines. Cherished grandmother of Rebecca Frank. Memorial Service to be planned
October 27, 1995
"Powder" makes this promise: Someday, we'll all be the Amazing Kreskin.And that bit of insight, suggesting the ultimate aim of evolution is being able to read minds and wow 'em at cocktail parties, is just the least of its problems.There's also stilted dialogue, utter predictability, woefully undeveloped characters and a celestial ending that elicits more amusement than admiration.A bizarre mish-mash that's equal parts "Mask," "The Elephant Man" and "Ben-Hur," "Powder" is a major disappointment.
July 9, 2008
Henrietta "Etta" M. Powder, a retired secretary and Scottish immigrant, died of a heart attack June 27 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. The Lutherville resident was 83. Mrs. Powder was on vacation in Florida when she was stricken, family members said. Henrietta Marie Shearer was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, where she graduated from high school. During World War II, she worked as a secretary for a piano company while volunteering as a secretary with an American Red Cross unit.
June 4, 2000
A building at Baltimore-Washington International Airport that houses the U.S. Postal Service and Southwest Cargo was evacuated last night when a suspicious powder was discovered on a ramp. Anne Arundel County Hazardous Materials crews responded to Building C at 11: 10 p.m. when a half-dozen employees complained of throat irritation, said Jennifer Cassidy, a BWI spokeswoman. Cassidy said the building was evacuated when the powder was discovered on part of a runway ramp and indoor conveyor belt.
May 26, 1993
It's another rehearsal of a Paint and Powder Club musical. The singers can't be heard, chorus members crash into one another, someone sprains an ankle and the men dress in ladies' clothes.With a straight face, a stage technician says, "Ladies, I need to know whose tambourines are falling apart."It's another sign of spring in old, old uptown Baltimore when the men and ladies of the city's oldest amateur troupe are rehearsing for their annual charity fund-raiser production.This year's version, "Centennial Sensations," will be staged June 4 and 5 at Goucher College.
December 18, 2008
The FBI is investigating a suspicious envelope containing white powder sent to former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. The action is part of a broader probe into letters sent to more than 40 governors' offices and to 15 U.S. embassies in Europe. Mailroom workers in the Jeffrey Building in Annapolis, where State House mail is screened, discovered the envelope yesterday morning. Maryland State Police and the Annapolis Fire Department's hazmat unit responded, and the envelope was sent to a state laboratory for testing.