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By Jason LaCanfora and Jason LaCanfora,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 2, 1996
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse University freshman forward Annetta Davis grew up an Air Force brat.She bounced around from St. Louis to Germany to Korea to Glen Burnie making new friends, adjusting to new schools and all the while honing her basketball ability.So, when it came time to move from the classrooms of St. Mary's High School in Annapolis to the dorms of Syracuse, Davis had a world of experience to draw upon."She was ready for this," Syracuse women's basketball coach Marianna Freeman said.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2014
John Patrick Cook, a consultant in health care sales who was active in Baltimore County recreation league soccer coaching, died Friday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 44. Family members said Mr. Cook died of undetermined causes. Born in Racine, Wis., he was the son of Gene Paul Cook Jr., who worked in sales, and Colleen Majorano Cook, a homemaker. When he was 10, he moved with his family to Doylestown, Pa. He attended Kutz Elementary School and Holicong Junior High.
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November 22, 1994
Melvin Eggers, 78, former chancellor and president of Syracuse University, died Sunday in Dewitt, N.Y. In 1971, he assumed the posts of chancellor and president after spending four months as acting chancellor. He retired in 1991. Last month, the university dedicated Eggers Hall in his honor.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2014
Mercedes C. Samborsky, a musician who changed careers later in life and became an attorney whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84. "Mercedes was always very vigorous in representing all of her clients, and no one was more vigorous in representing the position of her clients. She was very hardworking," said retired Baltimore County Circuit Judge John F. Fader II. "She appeared before me on several occasions, and she was always vigilant to the needs of her clients.
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February 3, 2005
On January 23, 2005 MARY NOXON HOLMES, age 98, born in Syracuse, NY December 27, 1906 and graduated from Syracuse University. Beloved mother of John Edward Holmes, Jr., Mary Holmes Bloomer and the late Charles Frederic Holmes; devoted grandmother of four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial service to be announced. Interment in Cazenovia, NY with her husband and her son Charles.
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July 22, 2007
Gary & Margaret McMahon of Ellicott City, MD are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Captain Patrick J. McMahon (USAF) & Jessica L. Collins, daughter of Linda Markegard, Custer, S.D., & Len Collins, Rapid City, S.D. The bride is a graduate of Jacksonville University & is a pilot for Atlantic Southeast Airlines. The groom is a graduate of Loyola High School & Syracuse University & is currently serving in Iraq. Following their April wedding in Rapid City & a honeymoon in Europe, the couple resides in Richmond Hill, Georgia.
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By LAURA MCCANDLISH and LAURA MCCANDLISH,SUN REPORTER | April 3, 2006
Lawrence M. Garten, a real estate attorney who was devoted to pro-bono work with the Abilities Network/Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region, died of ampullary cancer, a rare form of the disease affecting the pancreas and intestine, Saturday at his home in Lutherville. He was 53. He was born in Baltimore and grew up in Ranchleigh and Stevenson. After graduating from the Park School in 1970, he earned a political science degree from Syracuse University in 1974. Mr. Garten came from a family of Baltimore attorneys.
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July 19, 2007
Raymond Edward Vanderlinde, former director of clinical chemistry laboratories and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, died Saturday of pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Charlestown retirement community resident was 83. Dr. Vanderlinde was born and raised in Newark, N.Y., and earned a bachelor's degree in science education from Syracuse University in 1944. He earned a master's degree in science education from Syracuse in 1945 and a master's in organic chemistry, also from Syracuse, in 1947.
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September 11, 2005
On August 18, 2005, ELEANOR MARY, beloved aunt of Susan Shapess of Cato, NY, and cousin of Marilyn Mc Donald of Marian, OH. Eleanor was born October 18, 1917 near Syracuse, NY. She graduated from Cornell University in 1942 and earned her Master's degree in Library Science from Syracuse University in 1949. During WWII she served in the WAVES earning the rank of Lieutenant jg. Eleanor came to Baltimore in the late 1950's to work in the Health Science Library at University of Maryland where she worked until her retirement in 1982.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | February 17, 1999
Two Boys' Latin School graduates who play lacrosse at Syracuse University have been arrested after a break-in at a campus gym where clothing, equipment and athletic shoes were stolen, a school spokesman said.Sophomore defensemen John Glatzel, The Sun's 1997 All-Metro Player of the Year, and Tom Nee were suspended indefinitely from the team and the university along with freshman midfielder Michael Springer, according to university spokesman Kevin Morrow.The players are scheduled to have a university hearing tomorrow.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 21, 2013
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season. This week's guest is River Hill senior forward Sheridan Street. The All-Metro first-team selection closed out her high school career with the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Huntingtown last week that gave the No. 2 Hawks (14-4-1) their second straight Class 3A state crown.  She is set to graduate from River Hill in December to enroll early at Syracuse, where she will continue her soccer career.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 11, 2013
Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83. "He was conscientious and really very smart and kind, and that's not always a combination that goes together," said W. Stephen Wilson, a close friend and math department colleague. "He was department chairman for five years and no one has been chairman for five years since the 1980s to today," said Dr. Wilson.
BUSINESS
May 14, 2008
Advertising *MGH announced that Dennis Cashen joined the Owings Mills-based marketing communications agency as a senior planning supervisor in its media department. The Baltimore resident is a graduate of Mount St. Mary's University and was formerly with Planit Advertising Inc. *Devaney & Associates named Amy Gorman as controller, Kristen McNally a production manager and Dana Metzger as a public relations specialist at the Baltimore advertising and public relations firm.
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August 5, 2007
Annapolis teacher attends national C-SPAN event An Annapolis teacher is one of 25 educators from across the nation who attended a C-SPAN Classroom Campaign 2008 Educators' Conference in Washington last week. Laura Pinto, an eighth-grade U.S. history and government teacher at Wiley H. Bates Middle School, got a chance to hear how other teachers incorporate the round-the-clock news and government cable station into their teaching. The conference also helped participants to develop strategies for teaching about the coming election.
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July 22, 2007
Gary & Margaret McMahon of Ellicott City, MD are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Captain Patrick J. McMahon (USAF) & Jessica L. Collins, daughter of Linda Markegard, Custer, S.D., & Len Collins, Rapid City, S.D. The bride is a graduate of Jacksonville University & is a pilot for Atlantic Southeast Airlines. The groom is a graduate of Loyola High School & Syracuse University & is currently serving in Iraq. Following their April wedding in Rapid City & a honeymoon in Europe, the couple resides in Richmond Hill, Georgia.
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July 19, 2007
Raymond Edward Vanderlinde, former director of clinical chemistry laboratories and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, died Saturday of pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Charlestown retirement community resident was 83. Dr. Vanderlinde was born and raised in Newark, N.Y., and earned a bachelor's degree in science education from Syracuse University in 1944. He earned a master's degree in science education from Syracuse in 1945 and a master's in organic chemistry, also from Syracuse, in 1947.
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August 13, 2002
New positions Gourlay new vice president of trade center institute The World Trade Center Institute announced the appointment of Peter R. Gourlay as vice president for business development. He will provide WTCI client-members with insights into the risks and opportunities of doing business abroad. Gourlay was previously with CNA Financial Corp., where he assisted clients in the construction and design fields with overseas business. The Marine Corps veteran is a graduate of Frostburg State University.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck | December 14, 1992
Joe Lee, former program director of WEAA-FM at Morgan State University, has won first place in the 11th annual drama competition for black playwrights sponsored by WMAR-TV (Channel 2) and Arena Players.The award-winning play, "The Jook Joint," was selected from nearly 100 entries -- the largest number in the competition's history, according to a spokeswoman for the station. Set in the rural South of the 1940s, the play focuses on two men and two women trying to decide whether to forsake their fledgling business and move north to Baltimore.
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By Mike Waters and Mike Waters,Special to the Sun | December 18, 2006
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Towson Catholic senior Malcolm Delaney saved Donte' Greene a bunch of grief from two of his future Syracuse University teammates yesterday. In what was supposed to be a showcase for the Syracuse-bound Greene, it was Delaney who brought Towson Catholic back from a 15-point, third-quarter deficit to beat Philadelphia's Neumann-Goretti High, 70-65, at Manley Field House on the Syracuse campus. Delaney scored 29 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter as Towson Catholic (5-1 and ranked 20th in last week's USA Today poll)
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By LAURA MCCANDLISH and LAURA MCCANDLISH,SUN REPORTER | April 3, 2006
Lawrence M. Garten, a real estate attorney who was devoted to pro-bono work with the Abilities Network/Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region, died of ampullary cancer, a rare form of the disease affecting the pancreas and intestine, Saturday at his home in Lutherville. He was 53. He was born in Baltimore and grew up in Ranchleigh and Stevenson. After graduating from the Park School in 1970, he earned a political science degree from Syracuse University in 1974. Mr. Garten came from a family of Baltimore attorneys.
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