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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2012
— "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female. Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point Environmental Laboratory near Cambridge. Scientists have been experimenting with him and dozens of other sturgeon here, trying to unlock the secrets of breeding them in captivity and ultimately restore a big, ancient fish that's virtually vanished from Maryland waters.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | August 20, 2013
Tuesday night's full moon will be a blue moon, according to one definition of the term. Most know a blue moon as the second in a calendar month, but an earlier definition classified it as the third full moon in a season with four full moons (most seasons have just three full moons). Read more about the history of the debate over the two definitions  at EarthSky.org  or Space.com . Whether you consider it blue or not, it's also known as the Full Sturgeon Moon, Green Corn Moon or Grain Moon.
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November 5, 2005
On November 3, 2005, ELMER ROBERT STURGEON, beloved husband of Theresa Sturgeon (nee Whitener), cherished father of Michelle Madigan, Monica Sturgeon, Robert, John and the late Elmer Sturgeon. Loving son of Barbara and the late Elmer Sturgeon. Dear brother of Barbara and Martin and the late Michael Sturgeon. Friends may call at the family owned David J. Weber Funeral Homes P.A., 401 S. Chester St., on Sunday from 7 to 9 P.M. Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2012
— "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female. Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point Environmental Laboratory near Cambridge. Scientists have been experimenting with him and dozens of other sturgeon here, trying to unlock the secrets of breeding them in captivity and ultimately restore a big, ancient fish that's virtually vanished from Maryland waters.
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June 16, 2009
On June 13, 2009, Joseph George Sturgeon A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Bounds Funeral Home in Salisbury, MD.
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September 25, 2006
On September 23, 2006, TINA M. STURGEON "Poling"; beloved fiancee of Michael A. Poling; devoted mother of Mark Sturgeon, Jr., Joshua Sturgeon and his fiancee Audrey Keyes; loving sister of Diane Childress and her husband Lou, Barbara Broadwater and her husband Bob and Butch Beck; loving grandmother of Joshua and Audrey's unborn child. A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue, Monday 7:30 P.M. Visiting hours Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment private.
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March 19, 2003
On March 16, 2003; CARROLL T., SR. Beloved husband of Mary G. Sturgeon (nee Sims); devoted father of Carroll T. Sturgeon, Jr., Randy Sturgeon and his wife Carol. Also, survived by three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Avenue, ( 1 Mile West of Beltway Exit 14 ) on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM, where Services will be held on Thursday at 11:30 AM. Interment in Good Shepherd Cemetery in Ellicott City.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Sun Staff Writer | May 2, 1995
Frances Woodward Sturgeon, retired treasurer of a bakery firm, died April 22 of cancer at the Calusa Harbor retirement community in Fort Myers, Fla. The former Hillen Road resident was 81.Known as Fran, she began her career in 1937 as a secretary of Rice's Bakery on North Gay Street. She retired as treasurer in 1966.Founded in 1868 near the Fallsway and operated by the City Baking Co., the bakery introduced Vienna bread, Louisiana Ring cake and sliced bread to Baltimoreans. It went bankrupt in 1974 after a gas explosion destroyed most of its turn-of-the-century plant.
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By CANDUS THOMSON | November 16, 2003
AQUASCO - Mirant Corp. makes electricity at its Chalk Point Generating Station. And in a small building dwarfed by the cooling towers and smokestacks, Mirant makes fish. For more than 15 years, striped bass, perch and shad have made the successful swim from the round hatchery tanks to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The latest Mirant offspring are still years from being ready for prime time, though at 4 feet long and 40 pounds, they hardly seem like babies. But if these fish and others in future generations can make it through their teens to their grown-up years, the Chesapeake could be welcoming back another member of the family.
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July 28, 2007
An initial effort to breed a rare Atlantic sturgeon caught in the Chesapeake Bay has fallen short, but scientists leading the effort promise not to give up. Researchers at the Horn Point laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have been holding a 7 1/2 -foot-long, 170-pound female sturgeon in a tank since the giant was caught by a waterman April 29 near Tilghman Island. The catch marked the first time that a sturgeon with eggs was found in the bay in more than three decades.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | October 11, 2010
Descendants of fish that roamed the seas when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, Atlantic sturgeon are in danger of disappearing just like their ancestors. They're the biggest, strangest-looking fish most people have never seen in the Chesapeake Bay, so few are left in these waters. Now, at the urging of an environmental group, the federal government wants to formally classify them as endangered, which triggers stricter legal protection from harm for the remaining sturgeon. But some scientists and state officials worry it could also complicate efforts to restore their numbers.
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June 16, 2009
On June 13, 2009, Joseph George Sturgeon A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Bounds Funeral Home in Salisbury, MD.
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,Special to The Sun | December 19, 2007
John Sturgeon weathered strong winds and icy temperatures to blow up his holiday balloon decorations and turn on the lights in the front and backyard of his Pasadena home. One by one, the 60-year-old blew up snowmen, Santa Claus on a train and on a motorcycle, a toy soldier, and a large carousel that contained horses that moved around a huge snow globe, a Christmas tree, and penguins. "When people visit, I want them to get the full effect from the time they walk up the driveway," said Sturgeon, a retired Baltimore City police sergeant.
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July 28, 2007
An initial effort to breed a rare Atlantic sturgeon caught in the Chesapeake Bay has fallen short, but scientists leading the effort promise not to give up. Researchers at the Horn Point laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have been holding a 7 1/2 -foot-long, 170-pound female sturgeon in a tank since the giant was caught by a waterman April 29 near Tilghman Island. The catch marked the first time that a sturgeon with eggs was found in the bay in more than three decades.
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By Tom Pelton and Tom Pelton,Sun reporter | June 13, 2007
A dinosaur-era fish might experience a rebirth in the Chesapeake Bay. For the first time in three decades, scientists have found a mature female Atlantic sturgeon full of eggs in the bay, where the species was thought to be nearly extinct. The 7 1/2 -foot-long, 170-pound behemoth - with sharp bony plates along its back, sandpaper-like hide and a blubbery sucker mouth - was accidentally netted by a fisherman at the mouth of the Choptank River near Tilghman Island on April 29. He turned it over to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for a $50 reward.
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May 26, 2007
Peacefully, On May 23, 2007, FRANK A. LIPSITZ, beloved husband of the late Selma (nee Sturgeon) Lipsitz, loving father of Marcia and her husband Anthony Schab and the late Terry Lipsitz, dear brother of Diane France, brother-in-law of James Sturgeon, devoted companion of the late Libby McIntyre. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may call at the family-owned Ambrose Funeral Home of Lansdowne, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road on Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30 and 7 to 9pm and Sunday from 1 to 4pm where a service will be held on Tuesday at the funeral hour of 11am.
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September 25, 2006
On September 23, 2006, TINA M. STURGEON "Poling"; beloved fiancee of Michael A. Poling; devoted mother of Mark Sturgeon, Jr., Joshua Sturgeon and his fiancee Audrey Keyes; loving sister of Diane Childress and her husband Lou, Barbara Broadwater and her husband Bob and Butch Beck; loving grandmother of Joshua and Audrey's unborn child. A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue, Monday 7:30 P.M. Visiting hours Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment private.
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April 12, 2006
On April 11, 2006, THELMA S. (nee Sturgeon); beloved wife of the late Newton Coster; devoted mother of Scott Coster and his wife Cindy and the late David A. Coster; loving grandmother of Jenelee and Ryan Coster; dear sister of Fritz Sturgeon and the late Joe and Bud Sturgeon, Dorothy Albert and Alma Alee. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the SCHIMUNEK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall) on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Further viewing will be held at the Augsburg Lutheran Home on Friday from 10-11 A.M. at which time services will be held.
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