June 10, 2001
Academic, activity and leadership awards were presented to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and nongraduating seniors, including nine students from Carroll County, at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony at Western Maryland College. Erin M. Clarke of Finksburg, an English major, was given the Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study. The award is given to a student with appreciation for cross-cultural experiences and whose proposal for off-campus study will most benefit the scholarship and interdisciplinary interests of the late Jean Alpaugh, who graduated in 1990.
January 21, 2007
Drs. Jose and Maria Ruiz of Clarksville, MD are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Maria Teresa Ruiz to Christopher Jason Zaneski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester and Kathleen Zaneski of Sykesville, MD on April 22, 2006. The ceremony was held at Saint Louis Church in Clarksville and the reception was held at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. The bride holds a BS in Biology and Information Systems and works as a software developer in Rockville. The groom holds a BA in Sociology focused on Criminal Justice and works as an insurance broker in Columbia.
September 27, 2000
Frances M. Lerner, 75, advocate for the autistic Frances M. Lerner, who devoted her life to helping families whose children suffered from autism, died Sept. 20 at Mariner Health Nursing Home in Catonsville after a stroke. She was 75. The longtime Catonsville resident's first experience with autism came in the 1960s, when her second son, David H. Lerner, failed to develop speech and social skills. At the time, researchers did not know a great deal about autism, which is not caused by a specific disease or genetic disorder.
July 11, 2007
Mignon N. Lieberman, who donated works of art to Towson University as a memorial to her two sons, died in her sleep July 1 at her Phoenix, Ariz., home. The former Mount Washington resident was 93. Mignon Newman was born in Baltimore and was a 1931 Western High School graduate. She received a degree at what is now Towson University, where she met her future husband, Sidney Lieberman, a dentist. After their 1938 marriage, they worked together at his Eutaw Place dental practice, which moved to Park Heights Avenue in 1955.
November 15, 2009
Joyce Anne Causey, a retired Social Security Administration supervisor who later became a real estate agent, died of cancer Nov. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The longtime Cedarcroft resident was 76. Miss Causey was born and raised in Tarboro, N.C. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.. in 1955. After earning a master's degree in sociology from North Carolina State University, she worked briefly as a social worker before taking a job with the SSA in North Carolina.
October 20, 1991
Name: Dina ComuzziHonored by The Carroll County Sun for: Scoringsix goals for the Western Maryland College field hockey team in a 7-1 win over Goucher last weekend and coming back Wednesday and scoringthe winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Dickinson CollegeAge: 21Residence; hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.Education: Senior at Western Maryland College majoring in sociology; graduate of Cherry Hill East High SchoolFamily: Father: Gene, employed at theKYW television...
June 5, 2000
Betty Lee Kewer, 61, crossing guard Betty Lee Kewer, who worked as a crossing guard for 24 years and raised five sons, died May 29 at Johns Hopkins Hospital from a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 61. Mrs. Kewer lived in Lansdowne for 20 years before moving to Seaford, Del., in 1995, where she and her husband retired. Born Betty Lee Turner, she was raised in Northwest Baltimore and left Western High School during the 10th grade to begin working. She eloped with Richard L. Kewer Sr. in 1960 and began her career as a crossing guard 11 years later at the intersection of Russell and Warner streets.
December 15, 2005
Loomis Dean, 88, a Life magazine photographer who captured famous images of Ernest Hemingway, British playwright Noel Coward and Pope Paul VI, died Dec. 7 of complications from a stroke in Sonoma, Calif., said his son-in-law, Timothy Gaughan. He had retired to the California wine country. During a six-decade career, Mr. Dean shot 52 covers for Life. He also worked as a still photographer on film sets, including James Bond films starring Sean Connery. Mr. Dean, the son of a grocer and a schoolteacher, was born in Monticello, Fla., and studied engineering at the University of Florida.
July 12, 2007
MIGNON N. LIEBERMAN died of natural causes July 1, 2007 at her home in Phoenix, AZ. Born Mignon Newman in Baltimore, MD, she graduated from Western High School and, what is now known as, Towson University. While attending Towson University, she met her future husband, Sidney Lieberman D.D.S. They married in June of 1938. Together they opened Dr. Lieberman's dental practice on Eutaw Place, which subsequently moved to Park Heights Avenue. Before the birth of her two sons, she taught elementary school for Baltimore City School System.
February 13, 1992
HERE is something that the psychologists have so far neglected: the love of ugliness for its own sake, the lust to make the world intolerable. Its habitat is the United States. Out of the melting pot emerges a race which hates beauty as it hates truth. The etiology of this madness deserves a great deal more study than it has got. There must be causes behind it; it arises and flourishes in obedience to biological laws and not as a mere act of God. What, precisely, are the terms of those laws?