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May 22, 2014
Zaneb K. Beams Age: 41 years old Occupation: Pediatrician Education: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. Rush Medical College, Chicago. Previous elected office/community involvement: Governor's Salary Commission, Board of Directors of Doctors for America, Board of Directors of Evergreen Health/ Your Health Network. Goal as a Board of Education Member: I have dedicated my life to helping children. As a member of Howard County's Board of Education I hope to help shape a world class educational system for each and every learner, family, and educator in every school in every corner of our county.
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May 22, 2014
Zaneb K. Beams Age: 41 years old Occupation: Pediatrician Education: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. Rush Medical College, Chicago. Previous elected office/community involvement: Governor's Salary Commission, Board of Directors of Doctors for America, Board of Directors of Evergreen Health/ Your Health Network. Goal as a Board of Education Member: I have dedicated my life to helping children. As a member of Howard County's Board of Education I hope to help shape a world class educational system for each and every learner, family, and educator in every school in every corner of our county.
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The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2013
National Lacrosse Hall of Famer and Baltimore native Avery F. Blake Jr. died Thursday at age 81, Swarthmore College said in a news release.  Blake played under his father, Avery Sr., also a Hall of Famer, at Swarthmore, winning four straight Pennsylvania-Delaware League championships from 1950 to 1953.  "Rarely does a person come along who makes such a significant impact to his sport and community," Swarthmore athletic director Adam Hertz said in a news release. "Avery Blake was just such a person.
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The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2013
National Lacrosse Hall of Famer and Baltimore native Avery F. Blake Jr. died Thursday at age 81, Swarthmore College said in a news release.  Blake played under his father, Avery Sr., also a Hall of Famer, at Swarthmore, winning four straight Pennsylvania-Delaware League championships from 1950 to 1953.  "Rarely does a person come along who makes such a significant impact to his sport and community," Swarthmore athletic director Adam Hertz said in a news release. "Avery Blake was just such a person.
NEWS
May 8, 1991
Philip A. Crowl, an author and retired head of the strategy department at the Naval War College, died Sunday of cancer at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.He was 76 and lived in Annapolis since his retirement in 1980.Services for Dr. Crowl were being held today at the First Presbyterian Church in Annapolis.An expert on military history, Dr. Crowl joined the war college faculty in Newport, R.I., in 1973. Previously, he was head of the history department at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
NEWS
April 9, 1996
TRUSTEES fantasizing credentials for a new president of the Johns Hopkins University might require someone who was simultaneously a physician, engineer, entrepreneur, university medical administrator, university trustee and amateur musician. One might assume there is no such person, but the trustees have just chosen Dr. William R. Brody, with exactly that resume, to be the 13th president of the university.He has been there before, with a foot in medicine and engineering, and knows what he is getting into.
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SPECIAL TO THE AEGIS | June 6, 2013
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding. Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker heritage of Harford County. Little Falls Friends Meeting is at 719 Old Fallston Road in the heart of the Fallston village. For more information, visit http://www.littlefallsfriends.org . Among the speakers will be Christopher Densmore, curator of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, and Charles Cherry, of Villanova University, who will speak on William Penn, Man of Peace.
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By Julie Stoiber and Julie Stoiber,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | May 27, 2001
GERMANTOWN, Pa. - Not far from where Awbury Arboretum's state-champion river birch spreads its improbably wide branches to the sky, Sidney Jones ran a crack house, raking in $1,500 a week. He doesn't make nearly that much now. Jones, a recovering addict from East Falls, Pa., is one of 13 men struggling to refocus their lives through a program at the Germantown arboretum that teaches landscaping skills and offers a chance at a paying job. It's dirty work of a different sort, for which Jones and the other trainees get $20 a week, a transportation pass and a chance to roam the 55-acre urban sanctuary, a place lush with trees and bird life.
FEATURES
By Knight-Ridder News Service Daniel M. Amdur contributed to this story | February 11, 1993
She had completed the forms and the essay and all the little things that have to be done to apply to college.That left just one more thing, a little something extra she hoped would elevate her application to Swarthmore College above the thousands of others.So, one day last winter, the folks at the Swarthmore admissions office were startled to see a clown walk in, passing out helium balloons with the inscription "Please take me" and wearing the woman's name on a placard across his back."The clown was the final pitch," said Bob Barr, the school's director of admissions.
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By Knight-Ridder | December 31, 1990
Tonight, normally sensible people will be transformed into besotted fools. Screaming will fill the streets. Cars will crash. Passions will bubble over. Babies will be conceived.Ah yes, another New Year's Eve. But -- merry revelers, beware -- this in not a typical year's end.There will be strange goings-on aloft, beginning precisely at 4:43 p.m. with the rise of a full moon. It will be the second such in a month -- in astronomical lingo, a "blue moon."Coincidentally, that same moon will be making its second-closest pass around the Earth since 1912, tugging the planet's crust and narrowing the gap between New York and London by several yards.
NEWS
SPECIAL TO THE AEGIS | June 6, 2013
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding. Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker heritage of Harford County. Little Falls Friends Meeting is at 719 Old Fallston Road in the heart of the Fallston village. For more information, visit http://www.littlefallsfriends.org . Among the speakers will be Christopher Densmore, curator of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, and Charles Cherry, of Villanova University, who will speak on William Penn, Man of Peace.
NEWS
By Julie Stoiber and Julie Stoiber,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | May 27, 2001
GERMANTOWN, Pa. - Not far from where Awbury Arboretum's state-champion river birch spreads its improbably wide branches to the sky, Sidney Jones ran a crack house, raking in $1,500 a week. He doesn't make nearly that much now. Jones, a recovering addict from East Falls, Pa., is one of 13 men struggling to refocus their lives through a program at the Germantown arboretum that teaches landscaping skills and offers a chance at a paying job. It's dirty work of a different sort, for which Jones and the other trainees get $20 a week, a transportation pass and a chance to roam the 55-acre urban sanctuary, a place lush with trees and bird life.
NEWS
April 9, 1996
TRUSTEES fantasizing credentials for a new president of the Johns Hopkins University might require someone who was simultaneously a physician, engineer, entrepreneur, university medical administrator, university trustee and amateur musician. One might assume there is no such person, but the trustees have just chosen Dr. William R. Brody, with exactly that resume, to be the 13th president of the university.He has been there before, with a foot in medicine and engineering, and knows what he is getting into.
FEATURES
By Knight-Ridder News Service | February 11, 1993
She had completed the forms and the essay and all the little things that have to be done to apply to college.That left just one more thing, a little something extra she hoped would elevate her application to Swarthmore College above the thousands of others.So, one day last winter, the folks at the Swarthmore admissions office were startled to see a clown walk in, passing out helium balloons with the inscription "Please take me" and wearing the woman's name on a placard across his back."The clown was the final pitch," said Bob Barr, the school's director of admissions.
FEATURES
By Knight-Ridder News Service Daniel M. Amdur contributed to this story | February 11, 1993
She had completed the forms and the essay and all the little things that have to be done to apply to college.That left just one more thing, a little something extra she hoped would elevate her application to Swarthmore College above the thousands of others.So, one day last winter, the folks at the Swarthmore admissions office were startled to see a clown walk in, passing out helium balloons with the inscription "Please take me" and wearing the woman's name on a placard across his back."The clown was the final pitch," said Bob Barr, the school's director of admissions.
NEWS
May 8, 1991
Philip A. Crowl, an author and retired head of the strategy department at the Naval War College, died Sunday of cancer at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.He was 76 and lived in Annapolis since his retirement in 1980.Services for Dr. Crowl were being held today at the First Presbyterian Church in Annapolis.An expert on military history, Dr. Crowl joined the war college faculty in Newport, R.I., in 1973. Previously, he was head of the history department at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
FEATURES
By Knight-Ridder News Service | February 11, 1993
She had completed the forms and the essay and all the little things that have to be done to apply to college.That left just one more thing, a little something extra she hoped would elevate her application to Swarthmore College above the thousands of others.So, one day last winter, the folks at the Swarthmore admissions office were startled to see a clown walk in, passing out helium balloons with the inscription "Please take me" and wearing the woman's name on a placard across his back."The clown was the final pitch," said Bob Barr, the school's director of admissions.
NEWS
June 28, 1996
B. J. "Buck" Wynne,40, former Texas water commissioner and federal Environmental Protection Agency administrator, died Wednesday of a heart attack while scuba diving off the coast of Belize.State leaders lauded Mr. Wynne, who was chairman of the Water Commission from 1988 to 1991, as a man deeply committed to public service and a steward for the environment. He also served under President George Bush as an EPA administrator.James Alfred Field Jr.,80, a former history professor at Swarthmore College and author on U.S. naval history and foreign relations, died Monday at his home in Newton Square, Pa. The cause was complications from a stroke, his family said.
NEWS
By Knight-Ridder | December 31, 1990
Tonight, normally sensible people will be transformed into besotted fools. Screaming will fill the streets. Cars will crash. Passions will bubble over. Babies will be conceived.Ah yes, another New Year's Eve. But -- merry revelers, beware -- this in not a typical year's end.There will be strange goings-on aloft, beginning precisely at 4:43 p.m. with the rise of a full moon. It will be the second such in a month -- in astronomical lingo, a "blue moon."Coincidentally, that same moon will be making its second-closest pass around the Earth since 1912, tugging the planet's crust and narrowing the gap between New York and London by several yards.
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