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May 21, 1995
Del. Kenneth C. Holt, a 6th District Republican, has appointed Rajiv Goel as a special assistant to his legislative staff.Mr. Goel of Havre de Grace has worked with Mr. Holt as a legislative aide during the past General Assembly session. Prior to his new position, Mr. Goel was a special projects coordinator with the Maryland Republican Party and assisted Republican candidates during the 1994 election.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 5, 2014
Mary Spencer-Smith, a former sales associate who later worked with autistic children, died Jan. 24 of undetermined causes at her Hampstead home. She was 56. "We are waiting for the results of an autopsy as to the cause of death," said her husband of 22 years, Charles L. "Chuck" Smith Jr., a field engineer. The daughter of Willis Spencer, a Gilman School teacher, and Susanne Spencer, a homemaker, Mary Willis Spencer was born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park. After graduating from St. Timothy's School in Stevenson, Ms. Spencer-Smith attended St. Mary's College for several years, before earning a bachelor's degree in 1981 from the University of Alabama, where she had majored in English literature with a minor in creative writing.
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January 15, 1993
Mark Gearan: assistant to the president and deputy chief-of-staffDavid Watkins: assistant to the president for office of administration and managementChristine Varney: deputy assistant to the president and Cabinet secretaryBruce Lindsey: assistant to the president and senior adviser and director: Office of PersonnelL John Podesta: assistant to the president and staff secretaryNancy Hernreich: deputy assistant to the president for appointments and schedulingEli Segal:...
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By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2013
COLLEGE PARK - There was no formal introduction, no hoopla as the leading scorer in Maryland men's basketball history took a seat behind the bench for the first time in his new role. Juan Dixon, dressed in a grey suit and trying hard to fade into a maze of coach Mark Turgeon's bench staff, barely was noticed during an 89-62 victory over Morgan State on Friday. Dixon, hired as Turgeon's special assistant Wednesday, is officially back with at program he led to its lone national championship in 2002, and its first Final Four the previous year.
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By Staff report | August 1, 1993
L. Gregory Pecoraro, chairman of the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee, has left his job as special assistant to State Treasurer Lucille Maurer to take a job with U.S. Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes.Mr. Pecoraro, 34, of Westminster, began working July 1 as special assistant to the Maryland Democrat. He said he will be the senator's field representative in Central Maryland, which includes Carroll County.This is the second time Mr. Pecoraro has worked for Senator Sarbanes. He was the senator's special assistant from 1983 to 1989, when he left to take the job at the state treasurer's office.
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By Dan Connolly and Dan Connolly , dan.connolly@baltsun.com | December 2, 2009
The Orioles will be short one lieutenant at baseball's winter meetings next week and for the foreseeable future now that special assistant Wayne Krivsky has left for the New York Mets. Krivsky, 55, previously the Cincinnati Reds' general manager, joined the Orioles as a special assistant to president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail in November 2008. He is taking a similar position under Mets general manager Omar Minaya; Krivsky worked for Minaya as a special assistant in 2008.
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September 21, 1992
BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Signed P Pete Janicki, their No. 1 pick in June's free-agent draft, to a three-year contract. The deal reportedly is worth $585,000, including a $90,000 signing bonus.Cleveland Indians -- Named Dan O'Dowd director of baseball operations and assistant general manager; Mickey White special assistant to the general manager and director of player procurement; John Goryl special assistant to the director of baseball operations; Boyd Coffie farm director; Mark Shapiro manager of minor-league operations, and Jay Green manager of scouting operations.
NEWS
August 8, 1996
Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard,58, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan and the last U.S. ambassador to UNESCO, died Monday in Paris of lung cancer. A political appointee, she was ambassador to the U.N. Educational,Scientific and Cultural Organization from 1981 until the United States pulled out of the organization in 1984.Robert E. Linhard,49, an Air Force major general who was a special assistant to President Ronald Reagan, died Saturday of a heart attack in Oakton, Va. From 1981 to 1988, he served in the White House, where he was senior defense programs director for the National Security Council and Reagan's special assistant for nuclear issues and arms control.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and Jeff Zrebiec,jeff.zrebiec@baltsun.com | November 27, 2008
A little more than a week after losing one of his top executives, Orioles president Andy MacPhail worked fast to fill the vacancy, announcing the hiring yesterday of former Cincinnati Reds general manager Wayne Krivsky. Krivsky was named special assistant to the president of baseball operations, taking over many of the responsibilities that were performed by Scott Proefrock, who took a job with the Philadelphia Phillies last week. "It's rare that you get somebody like Wayne who really is talented in all baseball areas," MacPhail said yesterday.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Sun Staff Writer | December 19, 1994
It's been nearly a year since the county's school investigators were labeled "amateur sleuths" by the lawyer who reviewed the system's mishandling of suspected child sex abuse cases involving employees.In that time, school administrators have reorganized the division responsible for investigating claims of employee misconduct and named one person, Florence G. Bozzella, to handle cases instead of having three people do them. But the additional training promised for the employee investigator hasn't materialized.
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By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun | November 8, 2013
The Orioles are expected to hire Atlanta Braves special assistant Dom Chiti as their bullpen coach, an industry source confirmed Friday night. An announcement is expected early next week. Chiti has a history with Orioles manager Buck Showalter and new pitching coach Dave Wallace. He served as bullpen coach during Showalter's final season managing the Texas Rangers, in 2006, and worked with Wallace developing young pitchers in the Braves minor league system. Chiti, a former minor league pitcher with the Orioles who also later scouted for the club, has a coaching career that spans more than three decades.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2013
Judy Pal, the chief of staff to Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, is leaving after one year in the position, and sources say Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's former assistant will take her spot. Pal is a communications consultant who had worked in several police departments before her appointment, which was Batts' first personnel move. She began work here on Oct. 1, 2012 and oversaw administrative functions for the department. Pal could not immediately be reached for comment.  Sources with knowledge of the situation said Ganesha Martin, who worked as a special assistant to Rawlings-Blake, will be Pal's replacement.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and Dan Connolly, The Baltimore Sun | January 19, 2012
The Orioles announced several changes to the front office staff Thursday, including the hiring of long-time Orioles outfielder Brady Anderson as a special assistant to executive vice president Dan Duquette. Anderson, 48, was a three-time all-star in his 15-season career as a big-league outfielder, which included 14 years with the Orioles. Anderson worked the past two years in an informal, ad hoc capacity helping with the conditioning and development of players such as Nolan Reimold and Brian Matusz.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 30, 2011
Mary C. Walker, a retired Peabody Institute director of alumni relations who had been a special assistant to the school's director, died of cardiovascular disease Dec. 22 at the Edenwald Retirement Community. She was 100. Her friends at the music school often said that the C in her name stood for Conservatory, not her middle name, Catherine. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William W. Walker and Mary Catherine Shafer Walker. Her mother's family had a pork packing business near the Lexington Market.
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By Dan Connolly and Dan Connolly , dan.connolly@baltsun.com | December 2, 2009
The Orioles will be short one lieutenant at baseball's winter meetings next week and for the foreseeable future now that special assistant Wayne Krivsky has left for the New York Mets. Krivsky, 55, previously the Cincinnati Reds' general manager, joined the Orioles as a special assistant to president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail in November 2008. He is taking a similar position under Mets general manager Omar Minaya; Krivsky worked for Minaya as a special assistant in 2008.
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By From Sun staff and news services | December 1, 2009
College basketball No. 16 Georgetown men rout Mount St. Mary's, 83-62 Greg Monroe scored a season-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Chris Wright added a season-high 18 points and No. 16 Georgetown remained undefeated with an 83-62 win over visiting Mount St. Mary's on Monday night. Julian Vaughn had a career-high 14 points and matched his career best with eight rebounds and three blocks for the Hoyas (5-0), , who went on an 11-2 run to open the second half. Jean Cajou scored 16 points and Tayvon Jackson added 11 for the Mountaineers (3-3)
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By Andrea Foster and Andrea Foster,States News Service | March 31, 1993
WASHINGTON -- James King, President Clinton's choice to head the Office of Personnel Management, pledged to reduce government red tape and improve the recruitment and public image of federal workers.The 58-year-old Democratic political adviser spoke yesterday at hTC a confirmation hearing before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. King's nomination appeared to sail through with no apparent opposition from senators on the panel."Our challenge will be to equip federal workers and managers to meet the president's and the public's expectation for the coming years: to become smaller and more productive," King told the committee.
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By Joe Christensen and Joe Christensen,SUN STAFF | November 3, 2002
The Orioles will begin interviewing candidates this week to replace vice president of baseball operations Syd Thrift, high-ranking team sources confirmed yesterday. Tomorrow, they will interview Detroit Tigers assistant general manager Al Avila. On Tuesday, they will interview former Montreal Expos GM Jim Beattie, and Arizona Diamondbacks assistant GM Sandy Johnson will follow later in the week. Mike Flanagan, one of the leading candidates to replace Thrift, is interviewing with the Boston Red Sox tomorrow.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and Jeff Zrebiec,jeff.zrebiec@baltsun.com | November 27, 2008
A little more than a week after losing one of his top executives, Orioles president Andy MacPhail worked fast to fill the vacancy, announcing the hiring yesterday of former Cincinnati Reds general manager Wayne Krivsky. Krivsky was named special assistant to the president of baseball operations, taking over many of the responsibilities that were performed by Scott Proefrock, who took a job with the Philadelphia Phillies last week. "It's rare that you get somebody like Wayne who really is talented in all baseball areas," MacPhail said yesterday.
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