December 16, 1999
A Harford County company is close to finalizing a deal to become Clorox Co.'s Northeast distributor, a move that could bring about 250 new jobs to the area.If the deal goes through as planned, Michel Distribution Services of Belcamp will build two facilities in Aberdeen that together will cost about $35 million and encompass 1 million square feet. The company plans to spend another $20 million to $30 million on computers and other infrastructure materials."Obviously this is a rather significant deal to our organization," said President Chris Michel.
September 17, 1993
The deep blue limousine unloads the consumer affairs expert onto Calvert Street. Deer Park bottled water and a plastic foam tray of grilled chicken are brown-bagged in the limo's trunk.The consumer affairs expert, Ruth Katz, and her food arrived Tuesday in Baltimore. She came to do lunch.She also came to talk about a nationwide poll on what people do on their lunch hours -- in addition to eating.Lunch has become a lot of work.More than 50 percent of the 1,000 polled in July said they run errands, get a haircut, work out. A lot of people go home for lunch, take a walk, watch a soap opera, brush their teeth and use mouthwash.
November 6, 1992
Jim Sadowski's Fells Point is a world apart from the Fells Point of designer bars and funky antique shops.The 61-year-old tugboat captain rents an old pier off the east side of the 900 block of S. Wolfe St. It's cluttered with maritime engines, pipe, rope and rusty oil drums. You can't help getting the feeling that if the tide went out too fast, the pier might give way and float to the Eastern Shore.Moored alongside the pilings are his Helen S, a 1942 tug that brought supplies to the workers building the first Bay Bridge.
October 26, 1992
FootballNew York Jets -- Activated TE Johnny Mitchell from the practice squad and TE Ken Whisenhunt from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived T Brett Miller and TE Troy Sadowski.
September 19, 1991
The interpreter was talking about 75 years of Soviet abuse when they came to the cells. This is where they kept the political prisoners, she said, and then she motioned for Sue Sadowski to go in.''Don't panic,'' said the interpreter, whose name was Elena Dragunova. ''I'm going to close the door behind you. I want you to get a sense of what it felt like.''The cell was small and airless. Across the street was the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, where Peter the Great is buried. The irony was not lost on Sadowski: In the shadow of a church was this armory where dissidents were routinely locked away, many for the simple crime of expressing an idea.