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January 1, 2008
On December 30, 2007, ELIZABETH B. RITZ (nee Zmijewski), beloved wife of Jack M. Ritz, loving sister of Regina Bates and her husband Cleve, sister in law of William Ritz and his wife Barbara, Edward Ritz and his wife Sheryl, Julia and her late husband Donald Ritz and the late Norien Wiegard and her husband Charles, also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Thursday at 11A.M.
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ENTERTAINMENT
Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2014
Almost six years after the first tenants moved in, the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a luxury condominium complex on Key Highway, has announced its major restaurant tenant. It will be Sip Wine Shop & Restaurant, a combination retail wine market and tapas restaurant. Based in Milton, Ga., Sip began as separate concepts - a wine shop owned by Amy and Foster Smith, and a tapas restaurant and wine bar owned by Ann and Mark Jacobs. In partnership, the Smiths and the Jacobses now operate two Sips in the Atlanta area.
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NEWS
November 4, 2004
On November 2, 2004, EMMA ZELMA RITZ TUCKER, of Linthicum; beloved wife of the late Kenneth Ritz, Sr. for 32 years and the late Frank Tucker for 7 years; devoted mother of Ken F. Ritz, Jr. and his wife Doris and Kevin L. Ritz and his wife Christina; loving grandmother of Lauren Detorie and Kristen Ritz, Daniel Ritz and Nicole Ritz; caring great-grandmother of Sophie Detorie. The family will receive visitors at Singleton Funeral Home, P.A., 1 Second Avenue, S.W., Glen Burnie (at Crain Highway)
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By Marie Marciano Gullard, For The Baltimore Sun | March 14, 2014
For two busy surgeons, the home they have created offers a serene retreat at the end of the day. Troy Pittman's and Michael Somenek's sleek condo at the Ritz-Carlton Residences provides a chance to relax and renew mind, body and spirit. The couple achieved this level of comfort with a simple design style: a clever use of natural and artificial light along with neutral decor and a discriminating use of color. One of their first tasks after moving in was to place every light switch on a dimmer.
NEWS
July 20, 2004
On July 18, 2004, GEORGE C. RITZ of Baltimore Highlands, beloved husband of Ruth R. Ritz (nee Riley) and devoted father of Susan Kuhl, stepfather of Gary M. Elliott. Dear brother of James Ritz, Mary Zeitchel, Katherine Robinson and the late Theresa Hager. Loving grandfather of Michael Elliott and Travis Kuhl. Dear friend of Dawn Nichols. Friends may call at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, P.A. 421 Crain Hwy., S.E., Glen Burnie on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Prayers will be offered on Wednesday at 1 P.M. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Park.
NEWS
January 13, 2006
On January 5, 2006, ANNE MARIE RITZ of Yardley, PA; beloved mother of Kathleen Marie Ritz and Michael Ian Ritz; beloved sister of Charles Stewart, Paul, Lawrence, Philip, Timothy and Christopher Imwold, Alice Spencer, Patricia Clay, Muriel Crabbs, Kathleen Pollard, Mary Hirsh and Judith Jackson. Also survived by 28 nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC., 1630 Edmondson Avenue (1 mile west of Beltway exit 14)
NEWS
March 5, 1995
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Special Events Series, the Harford Community College Foundation will present a benefit gala, "Puttin' on the Ritz," next Sunday, beginning with a champagne brunch at noon in the Edgewood Hall Apprenticeship and Training Center on campus.At 3 p.m., the Palm Court Theatre Orchestra will perform dance band music from 1900 to the 1940s in the Chesapeake Theater. The colorful British troupe sings, dances, whistles, and it is known to display a "Monty Python type of humor."
NEWS
October 31, 1990
Henry C. Ritz, retired vice president for sales of the Baltimore Paint and Chemical Co., died of cancer Sunday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 84 and lived in the Dulaney Towers Condominiums and Apartments.A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Ritz was being offered today in the chapel at the Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road.He retired from the paint and chemical company about 18 years ago, ending a career that began when he went to work as a youth for the Murphy Varnish Co. in Newark, N.J., a predecessor of Baltimore Paint and Chemical.
NEWS
December 16, 2008
On December 14, 2008, DOROTHY M. RITZ, devoted mother of Betty Adelung and her husband Tom and Susan Kuhl, beloved grandmother of Gwen, Tom, Jr. and Travis, loving great grandmother Sherry, Cyndie, Zach and Jennifer, dear great-great-grandmother of Blaize and Genesis. Visitation for Family and Friends will be held in the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore on Wednesday, December 17th from 3 to 5 and 7 and 9 PM with the funeral service on Thursday, December 18th at 10:00 am. Interment in Loudon Park Cemetery.
NEWS
By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | December 8, 2008
Joseph A. Ritz Sr., a retired Teamsters official and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at Franklin Square Hospital Center. He was 86. Mr. Ritz was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where he graduated from Hanover High School in 1940. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served as a ground crew chief with the 412th Thunderbolt Fighter Squadron, 375th Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force in England and later in Europe. Mr. Ritz was a lifetime member of the Owings Mills Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and helped organize and attend reunions of the 412th Fighter Squadron.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | January 6, 2014
Pro lacrosse Max Ritz scores last-minute winner for STX in LXM Pro Attackman Max Ritz (Maryland) scored the winning goal off a helper from his brother, Xander , in the final minute as Team STX defeated Maverik United, 16-15, on the LXM Pro Tour on Saturday in Del Mar, Calif. STX rallied from a 4-0 deficit, the largest lead in the game for either team. Rolling off a pick set by Brendan Porter , former Chesapeake Bayhawk Johnny Christmas scored his third goal of the night to tie the game at 14 late in the fourth quarter.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 20, 2013
A 27-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his cell phone while walking on the waterfront promenade in front of the Ritz Carlton Residences on Sunday evening, police confirmed.  Police said the victim was listening to music as he strolled the promenade at about 6:20 p.m. when a man walked up alongside him and asked what time it was. The victim said he didn't know, and the man asked him if he had a cell phone and continued to ask for the time,...
SPORTS
By Jon Fogg, The Baltimore Sun | October 27, 2013
Attackman Xander Ritz (Maryland) earned Most Valuable Player honors, leading a late 8-0 rally and finishing with four goals and one assist as Team STX defeated Maverik United, 18-16, on Saturday in Milton, Ga. on the LXM Pro Tour. STX now leads the series, 4-2, this year. After former Chesapeake Bayhawk Johnny Christmas scored his third goal of the night to give Maverik a 15-10 lead with 11:30 left in the game, Ritz, Kyle Harrison (Johns Hopkins, Friends), Sam Bradman (Salisbury) and former Colgate star Peter Baum took over for STX, which scored eight straight.
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By Marie Marciano Gullard, For The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2013
The No. 1 one amenity the Ritz-Carlton Residences offers its condo owners is fabulous views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. For resident Haley Adams, the water is the star, the leading lady in her created environment, where all the furnishings surrounding her are simply supporting players. "The movement of the water is constantly captivating; the way it reflects lights and colors draws you in," she said. "There is a new view every day. On some nights, the water is so still, it looks like glass, reflecting the buildings around it like a mirror.
SPORTS
The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2013
Sam Bradman (Salisbury), Max Ritz (Maryland) and former Virginia star Shamel Bratton had four goals apiece as Team STX defeated Maverik United, 21-16, at the San Diego Polo Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., on Saturday afternoon. Kyle Harrison (Johns Hopkins) added a goal for Team STX, which improved to 2-0 against Maverik in this year's LXM Pro Tour series. Former Syracuse star Tim Desko finished with three goals for Team STX, the final one a spectacular between-the-legs shot off a turnover in front of the Maverik net with 2:30 left.
BUSINESS
Lorraine Mirabella | April 8, 2013
Ritz Camera & Image in Towson will be one of only 13 Ritz stores left in the U.S., part of a company strategy to retain a limited number of locations while focusing on the camera chain's online imaging business. Owner C&A Marketing Inc. acquired some Ritz stores, the Ritzpix Network and several websites after Ritz Camera & Image LLC underwent a bankruptcy liquidation last year. The Beltsville-based retailer, once the nation's largest specialty camera chain, failed to find a buyer in a Sept.
BUSINESS
By Steve Kilar and The Baltimore Sun | January 29, 2013
In December there were 22 properties that sold for $1 million or more in the Baltimore metro region - and nearly a third of them were at the Ritz-Carlton Residences on the Inner Harbor, according to records recently released by an affiliate of the region's multiple-listing service. It was a good month for the Ritz-Carlton, said Joe Graziose, an executive with the condos' developer, RXR Realty LLC. But end-of-the-year booms don't seem to be uncommon for the property, he said. In 2012, the Ritz-Carlton sold 31 units.
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By Marie Marciano Gullard, For The Baltimore Sun | January 25, 2013
When Maureen Neunan's only child headed off to college halfway across the country, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom Ellicott City house where the two lived suddenly seemed enormous to the 56-year-old divorcee. "I decided this was not where I wanted to be," she said. "I didn't need big or grand anymore. " And so she and her friend, real estate agentr Carol Walters of Long & Foster's Columbia office, paid a visit to the Ritz-Carlton Residences at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Neunan recalled visiting the unit she bought at first sight.
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