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By BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS | December 23, 1996
QUINCY, Fla. -- In 1922, tobacco farmers here hauled in a bumper crop and, at the urging of local banker Mark Monroe, plowed their profits into shares of Coca-Cola Co."Coke had just come public and Daddy liked the taste," said Julia Woodward, Monroe's 80-year-old daughter. "Plus, he figured the stock would be good collateral because folks would always have a nickel to buy a bottle."For the progeny of the farmers who heeded the banker and never sold, the payoff is dazzling. Today, they own 7.5 million shares valued at $375 million.
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By Tanika White and Tanika White,Sun Reporter | December 31, 2006
This time of year, the phrase "the more the merrier" doesn't just apply to the guest list at festive holiday parties. It also extends to winter wear. Layering is a major trend this season, so that means the more clothes the better. But it has to be done right. Few things are worse than too many of the wrong items piled on haphazardly. WONDERING IF YOU WERE GLIMPSED? / / Check out baltimoresun.com / glimpsed for additional photos of fashion-forward locals and a critique by fashion writer Tanika White of the styles she saw around town.
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SPORTS
November 27, 1992
QUINCY, Ill. -- Cardinal Gibbons fell in its opener to host Quincy, 74-63, in the first round of the Quincy Blue Devils Thanksgiving Tournament last night.Gibbons will meet St. Frances de Sales from Chicago tonight in )) the round-robin tournament.
NEWS
March 17, 2005
On March 13, 2005, QUINCY LYONS, SR. On Friday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (EAST), 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 P.M. On Saturday, Mr. Lyons will lie instate at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Chapel, 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M., with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
NEWS
July 16, 2004
GRACE LOUISE (WEESIE) RICE, 96, formerly of 519 Goucher Boulevard, Towson, Maryland, died on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at the Quincy United Methodist Home in Quincy, Pennsylvania where she was a resident. Born May 31, 1908 in Beaver Creek, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Frank L. and Laura Manges Burger Funk. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell B. Rice on December 29, 1961. She graduated from Frostburg University. She was retired from the Social Security Administration in Baltimore after more than thirty years of employment.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | October 17, 2003
A teen-ager was arrested and charged yesterday with attempted murder in the shooting of an 11-year-old boy who was playing football in the front yard of a Northeast Baltimore apartment complex in August. Detectives arrested Earl L. Rich, 17, while he was lying on his couch about 6 a.m. in the living room of his home in the 1600 block of E. Belvedere Ave. in Baltimore. Rich was being processed last night on adult charges at the city jail. Sgt. Deirtra Pitts of the Northeastern District said a witness implicated Rich in the shooting, which occurred about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Quincy Lewis, his brother and friends were playing football in the 1800 block of Ramblewood Road when a car approached, police said.
NEWS
September 15, 1990
Services for Ross O. Patten, who had retired as a quality control supervisor at Baltimore's main post office and headed two organizations of retired persons, will be held at 9 a.m. today at the Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.Mr. Patten died Wednesday after an apparent heart attack at his home in Catonsville. He was 77.He retired in 1981 after more than 20 years with the Postal Service. Earlier, he had worked in shipyard offices in Quincy, Mass., and then as a cabinetmaker for Hopeman Brothers, a subcontractor that finished interior spaces in newly built ships.
NEWS
By Donna Weaver and Donna Weaver,Contributing writer | July 3, 1991
The pressure was on.Should 12-year-old Quincy Caldwell cover part of his house with brick? Or, should he leave it bare?He couldn't decide. But he had to do something quickly. His Macintosh computer class was having a contest to design the best house andQuincy was behind.Most students already had printed their home designs and placed them on the blackboard."Hurry up," said teacherCindy Stallings.She only had a few minutes before the end of class, when students would exchange their computers for a hairbrush or awelding tool.
FEATURES
By Dave Barry | March 27, 1994
Today we have a heartwarming human-interest story about some guys in Texas who are fulfilling a dream. These guys are building a device that will be capable of hurling a Buick 200 yards.Needless to say, the origin of this idea involved beer. A lot of great ideas originated this way. Take the electric light. One night in 1879 at a bar in a town called Menlo Park, N.J., some men were drinking beer, when suddenly one of them announced that he was going to invent an electric light. The others laughed, but that man got up, put on his coat, and accidentally walked into the fireplace, thereby setting his coat on fire.
FEATURES
By Roger Moore and Roger Moore,ORLANDO SENTINEL | May 14, 2004
They say that breaking up is hard to do. Now we know that it's true. Breakin' All the Rules, a comedy about breaking up, proves it. A charming cast, engaging setting and clever conceit for a story aren't enough to make Rules break the run of unfunny romantic comedies this spring. It's a movie with very good-looking people trying to find something funny to say or do. And it's more proof that Jamie Foxx is mellowing into somebody who may yet become a good dramatic actor but is no longer an interesting comic one. Foxx plays Quincy Watson, a magazine editor whose girlfriend dumps him just as he is reassigned to the task of finding ways to lay off 15 percent of his colleagues.
NEWS
July 16, 2004
GRACE LOUISE (WEESIE) RICE, 96, formerly of 519 Goucher Boulevard, Towson, Maryland, died on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at the Quincy United Methodist Home in Quincy, Pennsylvania where she was a resident. Born May 31, 1908 in Beaver Creek, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Frank L. and Laura Manges Burger Funk. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell B. Rice on December 29, 1961. She graduated from Frostburg University. She was retired from the Social Security Administration in Baltimore after more than thirty years of employment.
FEATURES
By Roger Moore and Roger Moore,ORLANDO SENTINEL | May 14, 2004
They say that breaking up is hard to do. Now we know that it's true. Breakin' All the Rules, a comedy about breaking up, proves it. A charming cast, engaging setting and clever conceit for a story aren't enough to make Rules break the run of unfunny romantic comedies this spring. It's a movie with very good-looking people trying to find something funny to say or do. And it's more proof that Jamie Foxx is mellowing into somebody who may yet become a good dramatic actor but is no longer an interesting comic one. Foxx plays Quincy Watson, a magazine editor whose girlfriend dumps him just as he is reassigned to the task of finding ways to lay off 15 percent of his colleagues.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | October 17, 2003
A teen-ager was arrested and charged yesterday with attempted murder in the shooting of an 11-year-old boy who was playing football in the front yard of a Northeast Baltimore apartment complex in August. Detectives arrested Earl L. Rich, 17, while he was lying on his couch about 6 a.m. in the living room of his home in the 1600 block of E. Belvedere Ave. in Baltimore. Rich was being processed last night on adult charges at the city jail. Sgt. Deirtra Pitts of the Northeastern District said a witness implicated Rich in the shooting, which occurred about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Quincy Lewis, his brother and friends were playing football in the 1800 block of Ramblewood Road when a car approached, police said.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | August 13, 2003
Quincy Lewis and his older brother, Harold Queen, were playing football with some friends in the front yard of a Northeast Baltimore apartment complex Monday night when they saw a sedan driving slowly down the street. Suddenly, Harold said, bullets blazed out of the car's passenger window. The boys ran and dove, but not before a bullet struck 11-year-old Quincy in the back -- leaving family members and police wondering how the boy became the latest child caught in the city's violence.
NEWS
By Andrew Ratner and Andrew Ratner,SUN STAFF | May 18, 2003
QUINCY, Mass. -- After weeks of crowds like she had never seen at the historic home of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their descendants, National Park Service ranger Nancy Yourell welcomed a new group hurrying up for a tour: "Welcome to the David McCullough National Historic Site." No one corrected her because, of course, they were there thanks to McCullough. Or, more precisely, because of his acclaimed 2001 biography of John Adams, the second president of the United States, which won a Pulitzer Prize and has single-handedly turned the Adams attraction into one of the hottest landmarks in the National Park Service collection.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Greg Kot and Greg Kot,Special to the Sun | November 4, 2001
If only for his role in shaping Sarah Vaughan's immortal version of "Misty," Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon" or Michael Jackson's pop landmark "Thriller," Quincy Jones' place in music history would be assured. But perhaps a better barometer of Jones' abilities -- not just as the consummate behind-the-scenes music man, but as an amateur psychologist, motivational speaker and conjurer of minor miracles -- are those sessions when he was working with material of far lesser quality than "Misty."
SPORTS
August 15, 1991
Mount St. Mary's completed its recruiting for the 1991-92 basketball season when it received a letter of intent from Phil Galvin, a 6-foot-4 guard from Antioch, Calif.Galvin spent 1990-91 at Santa Rosa (Calif.) Junior College, wherehe averaged nine points and five rebounds, and made 49 percent of his field goal attempts. As a senior honor student at Antioch High, Galvin averaged 18 points and 4.5 rebounds. He received little interest from Division I recruiters coming out of high school.In other basketball signings, Towson Catholic High grad Calvin Scruggs is headed to Quincy (Ill.
FEATURES
By Ann Hornaday and Ann Hornaday,SUN FILM CRITIC | April 21, 2000
"Love and Basketball" is "Hoop Dreams," "A Star is Born" and every John Hughes movie you've ever seen, all rolled into ... well, a ball. In anyone else's hands, this would not be a good thing. But first-time director Gina Prince-Bythewood has taken the conventional coming-of-age romance genre and invigorated it with such vivid characters and such alertness to the culture she's representing, that she makes what might have been derivative into something brand new. Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan play Quincy McCall and Monica Wright, who meet as 11-year-olds and bond over their mutual love for basketball.
FEATURES
By Ann Hornaday and Ann Hornaday,SUN FILM CRITIC | April 21, 2000
"Love and Basketball" is "Hoop Dreams," "A Star is Born" and every John Hughes movie you've ever seen, all rolled into ... well, a ball. In anyone else's hands, this would not be a good thing. But first-time director Gina Prince-Bythewood has taken the conventional coming-of-age romance genre and invigorated it with such vivid characters and such alertness to the culture she's representing, that she makes what might have been derivative into something brand new. Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan play Quincy McCall and Monica Wright, who meet as 11-year-olds and bond over their mutual love for basketball.
NEWS
By Neil A. Grauer | December 14, 1997
He knew Washington and Lincoln. As a boy, he stood with his mother on a Boston knoll and witnessed the Battle of Bunker Hill; later he would serve as a U.S. ambassador to King George III, the monarch against whom we had rebelled.He had set eyes on Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington, victor over Napoleon at Waterloo. He had his portrait painted by John Singleton Copley and Gilbert Stuart - and lived long enough to be photographed by Matthew Brady.He was acquainted with each of the first 16 presidents of the United States.
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