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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 11, 2010
Albert Carl Grochmal, a retired sales manager for a trucking business who was a standout high school athlete, died of respiratory failure May 3 at St. Agnes Hospital. The Catonsville resident was 95. Born in Baltimore and raised on East Pratt Street near Patterson Park, he attended St. Elizabeth of Hungary School. Family members said he spent hours playing sports in the park. When he graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1933, he was a star athlete. He played lacrosse, soccer, baseball, football and basketball at the varsity level.
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From Sun staff reports | October 7, 2014
Tre Pulliam scored two goals as unranked Archbishop Curley (5-8) upset No. 5 Broadneck (8-2-1) in overtime Monday, 4-3, in a nonconference boys soccer matchup at the Anne Arundel County school. Luis Turbyfield and Dylan Holy had goals to complete the scoring for Archbishop Curley, while goalkeeper Colin Brown recorded five saves. Jeff Horst, Nate Watkins and Tyler Gabarra scored for the Bruins. Field hockey Mount de Sales 3, No. 12 Catonsville 1: Mackenzie Griffith scored two goals and Caroline Bateman added another as the host Sailors (11-5)
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 9, 2010
Catherine S. Rykowski, a retired Hutzler's department store sales associate who earlier had been a secretary, died in her sleep Dec. 26 at Oak Crest Village retirement community. She was 91. Catherine Sawecki, the daughter of a city police officer and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park. She was a 1935 graduate of Eastern High School and attended Strayer's Business College. During the late 1930s and early '40s, she was employed as a secretary for the Southern Supply Co. Inc. She was married in 1943 to Edward Rykowski, an Army officer.
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Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2014
Amid mounting fan frenzy, the Orioles began cashing in this summer on the team's runaway success. Capitalizing on the expected demand for postseason tickets this year, the team pitched 2015 season ticket plans with the opportunity to buy seats for October baseball at Camden Yards. The pitch proved successful. And as the Orioles continued to win, sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the American League Division Series, team officials expanded the program, offering more guaranteed games for buyers of larger season ticket packages.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 5, 2009
Cecelia P. Bucci, a longtime department store sales associate and avid gardener, died of congestive heart failure Friday at Bradford Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. She had celebrated her 100th birthday last month. Cecelia Presutti, daughter of a Pennsylvania Railroad foreman and a homemaker who were immigrants from Sulmona, Italy, was born in Washington, where her parents owned and operated a grocery store. She later moved with her family to a Prince George's County farm.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 15, 2010
Raymond E. Boulay Sr., a retired manufacturers' representative and woodworker, died March 4 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Boulay was raised in Ashburton. He was a 1935 graduate of Loyola High School and attended what is now Loyola University Maryland. Mr. Boulay was a sales representative for many years with the Harbor Sales Co. before establishing Precision Sales Co., which represents a variety of manufacturers, in 1965.
BUSINESS
Jamie Smith Hopkins | August 6, 2012
Homes selling for less than $100,000 in the Baltimore region outnumber those going for more than $1 million by a whopping 14 to 1. But sales on the low end are shrinking as the high end grows. About 1,850 homes sold for under $100k in the first half of this year, down 20 percent from a year earlier. The 130 homes that sold for more than $1 million? Up 20 percent. That's according to figures from Metropolitan Regional Information Systems' RealEstate Business Intelligence arm, which tracks sales made through the multiple-listing service.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2012
The 14 t h Maryland Film Festival proved the most popular yet, with ticket sales up from 5 to 10 percent daily and advance sales up more than 25 percent, according to festival officials. The four-day festival, which ran through Sunday at the Charles Theatre , MICA's Brown Center and the Wind-Up Space, included 22 sold-out screenings, MFF director Jed Dietz said. People had to be turned away from the John Waters pick, "Wanda," the set-in-Baltimore "LUV" and the closing night local premiere of Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse," among other films.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2012
Louise V. Muhlbauer, a retired Hutzler's department store sales associate who enjoyed cooking and entertaining, died Wednesday of a stroke at Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. The former longtime Parkville resident was 90. The daughter of German-Hungarian immigrant parents, the former Louise Victoria Weibe was born and raised in Lansdowne. During World War II, Mrs. Muhlbauer held a variety of secretarial jobs at Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., the Seaman's Branch of the YMCA, and Telephone Answering Service, where she coordinated a city-wide scrap drive for the war effort.
FEATURES
August 14, 1991
Given the growing numbers of Americans afflicted with AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseses, should condoms be more widely available and easier to purchase? For instance, would you be in favor of condom sales at supermarket checkout counters?Of 312 callers to SUNDAIL yesterday, 79 percent, or 248, said condoms should be more widely available and easier to purchase, while 21 percent, or 64, said they should not be. In addition, out of 311 callers, 62 percent, or 194, favored condom sales at supermarket counters, while 38 percent, or 117, did not."
SPORTS
The Baltimore Sun | October 2, 2014
No. 1 McDonogh 4, Mount de Sales 0: Kia Rankin scored all four goals to power the host Eagles (9-0) past the Sailors (2-5-2) in girls soccer. Rankin scored on a cross from Kasey Gibbons, a penalty kick and two through balls, including a shot that bounced back off the crossbar and she redirected to the opposite side. Lindsey Clark had one save in her eighth shutout. No. 11 Bel Air 3, Edgewood 1: The visiting Bobcats (7-1) took a 2-0 lead at the half and beat the Rams (5-4)
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | October 2, 2014
Maryland announced on Thursday that football season ticket sales have increased 25 percent since last year. That means coach Randy Edsall will receive a $100,000 bonus, according to Edsall's contract. Edsall signed a six-year deal with the Terps in 2011 that is worth $2 million annually. Among the incentives in the contract is a $100,000 bonus if Maryland's season ticket sales increase 25 percent or more in a year. In addition to season ticket sales, the Terps' overall attendance is up 25 percent from last season, the biggest increase of any school within the Power 5 conferences.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and The Baltimore Sun | October 2, 2014
McCormick & Co. Inc. saw increases in third-quarter sales and profits, led by greater demand from consumers in China and growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Sparks-based spice maker said Thursday. Income jumped 18 percent to $122.9 million, or 94 cents per share, in the three months ending Aug. 31, compared with $104.4 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier, helped by a lower tax rate. McCormick's sales rose 3 percent to $1.04 billion, the company said. The results sent shares of McCormick up nearly 3 percent on the New York Stock Exchange to close at $67.50 each.
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The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2014
Tickets for the 2015 Preakness went on sale Wednesday morning, the Maryland Jockey Club announced. Renewal invoices were sent out with a deadline of Jan. 16. The 140 th running of the Preakness Stakes is set for May 16 at Pimlico Race Course. Preakness InfieldFest includes national music acts, the MUG Club and other events between the 13 horse races, headlined by the Triple Crown Preakness Stakes race. There will be tiers of pricing, based on calendar days, for Infield and MUG Club tickets.
BUSINESS
By Natalie Sherman and The Baltimore Sun | September 29, 2014
When the Orioles won the team's first American League East division title in 17 years, many fans knew the next play. "I bought a hat," said Charles Lingner, 39, of Dundalk, a longtime fan who plans to wear his cap at Thursday's game, along with an Eddie Murray jersey and, "for luck," orange Chuck Taylors. "It's been a while since we had a team this talented. It's exciting. " Sales in Birdland are soaring as the team advances to the postseason. Team merchandise sales leaped 80 percent in the last four weeks, according to SportsOneSource, which collects data from major retailers.
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Lorraine Mirabella and The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2014
Maryland consumers who shop online at Amazon.com after Tuesday will be paying more — 6 percent of the sale. Yet most shoppers will click "place your order" anyway. The world's largest online retailer will begin collecting Maryland's sales tax as it prepares to start operations of a massive new distribution center next spring in Southeast Baltimore, where it expects to hire more than 1,000 workers. It has already hired part-time and seasonal workers to staff a smaller "sortation" center nearby that will open this fall.
BUSINESS
February 19, 2010
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, has seen sales at its U.S. Walmart stores fall for the first time, as price-cutting competitors lure away bargain-hunters. The 0.5 percent sales decline reported Thursday covered the three months ending Jan. 31. It was the first year-over-year quarterly decline since Wal-Mart went public in 1969. And it was a remarkable stumble for an institution revered and reviled for its relentless expansion and economic power. Overall, Wal-Mart's overseas growth and a concerted cost-cutting campaign pushed profit up 22 percent in the fourth quarter.
SPORTS
By Childs Walker and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
Jennifer Regester knew she was coming no matter what. Shortly after the Orioles clinched a spot in the American League Division Series, she bought plane tickets to Baltimore for her and her 18-year-old daughter, Taylor Twofeathers - from their home in Bozeman, Mont. Regester made the $1,700 splurge without any guarantee she'd be able to purchase playoff seats from her favorite baseball club. "Is that totally crazy?" the Baltimore County native asked. Maybe, but Regester was hardly alone in the rush to snap up tickets for the impending ALDS, which begins Thursday at Camden Yards.
NEWS
By Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2014
If a hotly debated Federal Hill beer garden were to open in time for Oktoberfest, it would have to do so without the beer. By a 2-1 vote Thursday, Baltimore's liquor board declared invalid a liquor license for Crossbar Der Biergarten, saying it expired in 2009 and the owners would not get a "hardship extension. " "The sale of liquor is a privilege, not a right," said board chairman Thomas Ward, who called past extensions of the proposed bar's license "illegal" decisions that the current board had a "duty to correct.
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