November 15, 1994
LONDON -- The English Football Association has charged former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar with accepting bribes to fix matches.FA chief executive Graham Kelly said Grobbelaar could continue playing for Southampton pending a hearing.A London paper, The Sun, reported last week that the Zimbabwean, who has 14 days to prove his innocence, took bribes from a Far East gambling syndicate to fix games with Liverpool and Southampton.* The U.S. Under-17 National Soccer Team clinched a spot in the 1995 FIFA Under-17 World Championship by finishing second in a qualifying tournament that ended Sunday in El Salvador.
April 10, 2006
Almanac-- April 10--1912: The RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage to New York. 1925: The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was published. 1972: The United States, Soviet Union and some 70 nations signed an agreement banning biological warfare.
November 8, 2007
JAMES GIBBONS LONG, of Fredericksburg Va, formerly of Baltimore, Md, West Haven, Ct and Southampton, Pa, at home surrounded by his family on November 3, 2007, after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. Son of James G. Long (Barbara) and the late Kathleen M. Long; father of Mary E. Kwenda(Maxwell N.) and Kathleen Long; brother of Kathleen L. Messing (Robert J.), Mary Elizabeth L. Ganucheau (Edmond F.), William P Long (Paula) and the late Teresa; grandfather of Madiro K. and Maita S. Kwenda.
March 8, 1994
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- Peter Pan, the fairy tale character who flies through the sky and battles with pirates, has been grounded by a new foe: the 1990s debate over multiculturalism.A middle school in Southampton canceled last month its production of "Peter Pan," scheduled to open last weekend, because administrators found that its portrayal of Indians was offensive to members of the Shinnecock tribe, whose reservation is on the town's border and whose children make up about 9 percent of the district's student body.
January 13, 1992
Police arrested three people on drug charges Friday evening after raiding a Glen Burnie apartment and seizing money and cocaine.Part of the Northern District's tactical narcotics team, along with special operation officers, had conducted a two-week investigation into suspected crack cocaine dealing at the apartment in the 7800 block of Southampton Drive, Glen Burnie.Police said they seized a small amount of crack cocaine, with a street value of about $800, and $200 in cash.The investigation is continuing, police said, and more charges are expected.
September 21, 1997
Southampton, EnglandPopulation: 796,864Official language: EnglishGovernment: Constitutional monarchyWeather: Marine West Coast, average temperature range 30 to 60 degreesHistory: Southampton has been England's gateway to the world for centuries, an embarkment point for armies from the Middle Ages to D-Day.Tidbit: The Mayflower began its voyage to the New World from Southampton.Cape Town, South AfricaPopulation: 1,911,521Government: Constitutional democracyWeather: Mediterranean, average temperature range 55 to 75Official language: English, AfrikaansHistory: Capetown is the oldest city in South Africa, established in 1652, and the nation's parliamentary capital.