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March 14, 2003
Hadassah's founding being marked tonight by Howard chapter The Howard County chapter of Hadassah will celebrate Shabbat and commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the Jewish women's organization at 8 p.m. today at Temple Isaiah, in the Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. Information: 410-730- 4858. The organization is taking orders for nonperishable Passover foods, to be delivered at Decanter Liquors in Hickory Ridge Village Center, Columbia. Order forms and payment must be returned by Monday.
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March 14, 2003
Hadassah's founding being marked tonight by Howard chapter The Howard County chapter of Hadassah will celebrate Shabbat and commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the Jewish women's organization at 8 p.m. today at Temple Isaiah, in the Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. Information: 410-730- 4858. The organization is taking orders for nonperishable Passover foods, to be delivered at Decanter Liquors in Hickory Ridge Village Center, Columbia. Order forms and payment must be returned by Monday.
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By Laura Shovan and Laura Shovan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 26, 2003
When Mary K. Gardner was a high school senior in 1960s Virginia, many African-American women who attended college went to local schools. "I wanted a different kind of experience. ... I had this clear sense and the sound reason to go South," said Gardner, who graduated from Atlanta's Spelman College in 1967. The liberal arts institution was founded in the 1880s and is known as a school for African-American women. "It offered me the kind of well-rounded liberal arts education that I was seeking at the time," she said.
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By Laura Shovan and Laura Shovan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 26, 2003
When Mary K. Gardner was a high school senior in 1960s Virginia, many African-American women who attended college went to local schools. "I wanted a different kind of experience. ... I had this clear sense and the sound reason to go South," said Gardner, who graduated from Atlanta's Spelman College in 1967. The liberal arts institution was founded in the 1880s and is known as a school for African-American women. "It offered me the kind of well-rounded liberal arts education that I was seeking at the time," she said.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 2004
Lynn Carol Jennings, daughter of Mr. Linwood and Dr. Bettye Jennings, of Baltimore, MD, was wed to Brandon Winder, son of Sandra Owens, of Kansas City, KS, on September 4, 2004, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. The reception dinner was held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. The bride is a graduate of Western High School. She holds a Bachelor's in English from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She currently teaches at Spelman College.
NEWS
October 19, 1992
* Name: Alana Murray, 17, of Columbia.* School: Mount Hebron High School.* Why Alana was chosen: Alana is president of Mount Hebron's Black Awareness Club, vice president of the Howard County Association of Student Councils, and parliamentarian for the Black Student Achievement Program and Maryland Association of Student Councils. She is also involved in the Maryland Leadership Workshop, geared toward 13- to 18-year-olds. The program is designed to raise students' self-esteem by developing their leadership skills.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | December 28, 1999
Tavar Witherspoon had 18 points on 7-for-11 shooting as Goucher defeated Kings Point, 74-67, yesterday in the opening round of the Alamo Shootout in San Antonio. The Gophers (4-3) trailed 54-51 midway through the second half but went ahead for good with a 22-6 run for a 73-60 lead with 37 seconds left. Witherspoon and Todd Sykes (14 points) combined for 17 points during Goucher's game-closing run. Women Johns Hopkins 67, Bridgewater State 54: Marjahna Segers recorded her seventh double double (14 points, 11 rebounds)
NEWS
By Dallas Morning News | June 23, 1993
A generation of American youth is disappearing in the shuffle of two-income families, unresponsive child welfare systems and economically depressed neighborhoods, a study released yesterday reported.The National Research Council commissioned a panel of professors and child welfare experts to research the effects of social climates on adolescents.The council, a division of the National Academy of Sciences, published the panel's findings in a book, "Losing Generations: Adolescent in High-Risk Settings."
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joe Grossberg | January 29, 1998
Come hear author Tina McElroy Ansa read from her third novel, "The Hand I Fan With."Ansa combines rich spirituality and vivid eroticism in her tale of Lena McPherson, a middle-aged black woman who is financially successful and socially prominent but finds true fulfillment in her love affair with a ghost.In her first book, "Baby of the Family," Ansa introduced the psychic Lena and the fictional town of Mulberry, Ga., near Ansa's real-life birthplace, Macon.After graduating from Spelman College, Ansa became the first black woman to work at the Atlanta Constitution before embarking on her career as one of the most prominent writers of contemporary African-American fiction.
NEWS
By SUN STAFF | November 24, 1995
In an attempt to shed some of its $3.2 million in debt, the NAACP will hold a major Washington fund-raiser Tuesday to honor Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Washington Post Chairman Katharine Graham and the group's own chairman, Myrlie Evers-Williams.The event, "Sisters!," is billed as the first "Pathway to Excellence Award Gala." It will feature entertainment by pianist-composer Marvin Hamlisch, singer Mary Wells and others."We hope to raise at least $500,000," said Janice Washington, assistant director of branches and field services.
NEWS
April 5, 1997
Zaki Badr,71, Egypt's former interior minister, who cracked down on Muslim militants opposed to Egypt's government, died in a U.S. hospital Thursday in Cairo of complications of liver disease.Kenneth W. Clinton Sr.,48, a singer and percussionist who toured with the Ink Spots, died Sunday in Cleveland.Jerry Cosentino,65, who served two terms as Illinois state treasurer and later pleaded guilty to bank fraud, died of a heart attack Thursday in Naples, Fla.Howard Francis Shattuck Jr.,76, a former international counsel for Mobil Oil Corp.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | June 13, 1999
Rubye Louise Walker, a retired Paul Laurence Dunbar High School English teacher who was much respected by her students and peers, died Tuesday of Parkinson's disease at Genesis Catonsville Commons Nursing Home.She was 88 and lived on Dorchester Road in Ashburton.For 25 years, Mrs. Walker taught English literature. She was recalled as fair to students and a teacher who instilled a love of language."She was a model teacher," said Democratic state Sen. Clarence W. Blount, who was her assistant principal at Dunbar.
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