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January 29, 2006
On January 26, 2006 JAMES RICHARD PARSONS, SR. of Bel Air, MD devoted husband of Geneva Eades Parsons; beloved father of James Richard Parsons, Jr. and wife Ann, Trudy Parsons Dick and husband Donald, Jr.; loving brother of John C. Parsons, Charles Parsons and Eileen R. Kinder; survived by four grandchildren, John D. Pierce, Chad R. Parsons, Brooks J. Parsons and Hilary P. Dick and four great-grandchildren Ashley A. Parsons, Janet E. Pierce, Heidi C....
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2014
Richard William Parsons, a retired Baltimore County librarian who also spent nearly 50 years as a residential advocate for Towson, died of cancer Monday at his Woodbine Avenue home. He was 87. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, he was the son of Thomas Parsons, a commandant of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Laura Lyons, a homemaker. He earned a bachelor's degree in Slavic languages at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and had a master's degree in library science from McGill University.
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By From Sun news services | January 22, 2009
NEW YORK - Citigroup Inc. said yesterday that board member Richard Parsons - the former CEO of Time Warner - will soon be taking over as chairman. The appointment is effective Feb. 23, Citigroup said in a statement. Parsons succeeds Win Bischoff, who became chairman in December 2007. Bischoff is not putting himself up for re-election at the board's annual meeting this spring and will retire later this year, Citigroup says. The embattled bank has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses and received $45 billion in government aid as it struggles to stay afloat amid the credit crisis.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2011
They gathered before dawn in a hotel parking lot, determined to prove themselves right. A former state senator. The one-time leader of Maryland's most populous county. Several local business owners. Would the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's most expensive highway, be everything they had promised the public over decades of debate and planning? To answer the question Tuesday morning, just hours after the road opened, these pillars of the community staged a road rally of sorts, pitting two time-honored Gaithersburg-to-Laurel routes against the new highway.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | November 6, 1997
After months of speculation about his political career, Baltimore County Councilman Douglas B. Riley, a Towson Republican, has announced that he will not seek re-election next year.But the two-term councilman -- who says government works best when officials offer fresh ideas and perspectives -- is keeping open other opportunities."I would enjoy the challenges of a new office in the years ahead and hope to be kept in mind as the elections of 1998, 2000 and 2002 unfold," Riley said in a letter about his decision.
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By Newsday | November 1, 1994
NEW YORK -- Richard Parsons, who began his career as a protege of New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and went on to triumphs in the worlds of law and banking, was named president of Time Warner Inc. yesterday.Mr. Parsons will leave his current position as chairman of Dime Savings Bank, which is in the process of merging with Anchor Bank.The Brooklyn-born Mr. Parsons now becomes a potential contender for the top spot at the world's largest media and entertainment company.He also becomes the most highly placed African-American in corporate America.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2011
They gathered before dawn in a hotel parking lot, determined to prove themselves right. A former state senator. The one-time leader of Maryland's most populous county. Several local business owners. Would the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's most expensive highway, be everything they had promised the public over decades of debate and planning? To answer the question Tuesday morning, just hours after the road opened, these pillars of the community staged a road rally of sorts, pitting two time-honored Gaithersburg-to-Laurel routes against the new highway.
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2014
Richard William Parsons, a retired Baltimore County librarian who also spent nearly 50 years as a residential advocate for Towson, died of cancer Monday at his Woodbine Avenue home. He was 87. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, he was the son of Thomas Parsons, a commandant of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Laura Lyons, a homemaker. He earned a bachelor's degree in Slavic languages at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and had a master's degree in library science from McGill University.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | August 7, 2004
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Adelphia Communications Corp., the U.S. cable-television operator in bankruptcy proceedings, said yesterday that it will begin arranging a sale of the company after the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 6 and complete the auction by year-end. The company's bankers, UBS Securities LLC and Allen & Co., will solicit bids for the entire company and for individual cable systems, Adelphia said. The bankers have held "informal discussions" with potential bidders, the company said.
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By Dan Thanh Dang and Dan Thanh Dang,SUN STAFF | February 6, 1999
The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland approved yesterday a $28 million proposal to build a multisport complex on the Towson University campus, provided that school officials privately raise $8 million toward the cost and work with neighborhood residents who oppose the project.In return, the board agreed to support the university's request for $20 million in state funding from the General Assembly this year."We're very pleased," said Wayne Edwards, director of athletics at Towson.
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By From Sun news services | January 22, 2009
NEW YORK - Citigroup Inc. said yesterday that board member Richard Parsons - the former CEO of Time Warner - will soon be taking over as chairman. The appointment is effective Feb. 23, Citigroup said in a statement. Parsons succeeds Win Bischoff, who became chairman in December 2007. Bischoff is not putting himself up for re-election at the board's annual meeting this spring and will retire later this year, Citigroup says. The embattled bank has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses and received $45 billion in government aid as it struggles to stay afloat amid the credit crisis.
NEWS
January 29, 2006
On January 26, 2006 JAMES RICHARD PARSONS, SR. of Bel Air, MD devoted husband of Geneva Eades Parsons; beloved father of James Richard Parsons, Jr. and wife Ann, Trudy Parsons Dick and husband Donald, Jr.; loving brother of John C. Parsons, Charles Parsons and Eileen R. Kinder; survived by four grandchildren, John D. Pierce, Chad R. Parsons, Brooks J. Parsons and Hilary P. Dick and four great-grandchildren Ashley A. Parsons, Janet E. Pierce, Heidi C....
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | November 6, 1997
After months of speculation about his political career, Baltimore County Councilman Douglas B. Riley, a Towson Republican, has announced that he will not seek re-election next year.But the two-term councilman -- who says government works best when officials offer fresh ideas and perspectives -- is keeping open other opportunities."I would enjoy the challenges of a new office in the years ahead and hope to be kept in mind as the elections of 1998, 2000 and 2002 unfold," Riley said in a letter about his decision.
BUSINESS
By Newsday | November 1, 1994
NEW YORK -- Richard Parsons, who began his career as a protege of New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and went on to triumphs in the worlds of law and banking, was named president of Time Warner Inc. yesterday.Mr. Parsons will leave his current position as chairman of Dime Savings Bank, which is in the process of merging with Anchor Bank.The Brooklyn-born Mr. Parsons now becomes a potential contender for the top spot at the world's largest media and entertainment company.He also becomes the most highly placed African-American in corporate America.
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By CAROLINE ZAAYER and CAROLINE ZAAYER,CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE | October 12, 2005
The desire among individuals for control and independence in their careers has made Montgomery County one of the nation's leaders in entrepreneurs, business experts and census figures suggest. Montgomery is among the nation's top 50 counties with the highest number of businesses with no paid employees, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These nonemployer businesses are run by one or more owners with no workers on the payroll, and they make up almost three-quarters of the businesses in the nation.
BUSINESS
By Harry Berkowitz and Harry Berkowitz,NEWSDAY | August 12, 2003
"AOL" is all but O-U-T at AOL Time Warner Inc. America Online Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Miller has proposed to corporate Chairman Richard Parsons that the expanded name be shrunk to what it was before the ill-fated megamerger in January 2001. As a result, Parsons and senior managers are considering changing the name to Time Warner, but the decision will be made "in due course with the board," spokeswoman Mia Carbonell said yesterday. The 13-member board, including six members with AOL roots, meets next month and could take up the issue then.
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