December 18, 1992
Save the rain forests.Be kind to animals.Feed the children.And Merry Christmas.Holiday cards with dual messages probably will have their biggest year ever this season as more Americans buy "cause cards," Christmas cards with a companion message from a charitable or political-action group."
March 24, 2003
Using BWI? Plan ahead and arrive early Officials at Baltimore-Washington International Airport are advising travelers to plan ahead when traveling. Travelers should contact their airlines to check on the status of flights or to change plans before arriving at the airport. Passengers should check in 90 minutes before domestic flights and two hours before international flights. Travelers should be aware of the increased police presence, police-dog patrols and vehicle inspections. They should also remember to avoid leaving luggage and bags unattended in the airport terminal.
August 27, 2003
On August 21, 2003 DONALD S. KINES, Age 64, of Timonium died in Newark, DE. Born in Baltimore to the late Charles and Irene (Sullivan) Kines. Graduate of Calvert Hall H.S., Loyola College and Univ. of Baltimore Law School. Was employed as an IRS agent. Survived by two sons, Mark S. Kines of Bremerton, WA and John G. Kines of Gaithersburg, MD; sister Jackie Moran of Hockessin, DE and nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass at 10 A.M. on Saturday, August 30, 2003 at SS. Philip & James R.C. Church, 2801 N. Charles St., Baltimore.
August 19, 2007
LORD WILLIAM DEEDES, 94 Journalist and politician Lord William Deedes, a vaunted British journalist and former politician and close friend of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, died Friday, the Telegraph Media Group said. His friend, author Evelyn Waugh, used him as the inspiration for William Boot, the naive reporter in the novel Scoop. Lord Deedes edited the Daily Telegraph newspaper for 12 years and served as a Conservative lawmaker for 24 years. He was still writing regular columns up until his death, which followed a short illness.
July 11, 1991
Rosalind A. Jewett, 77, a volunteer reader to the blind and a former secretary at the Gilman School, died yesterday at Union Memorial Hospital after a heart attack.A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.The former Rosalind Huidekoper was a native of Romney, W. Va. She came to Baltimore as a child with her family and was a 1932 graduate of the Greenwood School.She had worked at Gilman in the 1930s and was active in community theater as a young woman.
September 17, 1991
The city school system is distributing video cassettes explaining the reasons some 20 million Africans are suffering from malnourishment and starvation.The cassettes are issued with teachers' lesson guides so they can be used in city and county school classrooms. Distribution of the tapes is tied to the Walk Against Hunger in Africa, scheduled Oct. 26.The walk is sponsored by Baltimore Clergy and Laity Concerned and co-sponsored by Fox 45 WBFF-TV, radio station WXYV-FM V-103 and the Baltimore Times newspaper.
January 24, 2009
Valmarino B. Capitanio, a retired engineer and accomplished artist, died Tuesday of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at St. Agnes Hospital. The Catonsville resident was 74. Mr. Capitanio was born and raised in Venice, Italy, and was educated in Europe. Trained as an automotive engineer, he worked abroad for Fiat and Maserati before joining the DeLorean Motor Co. He also worked as an irrigation and water supply specialist for UNICEF until retiring some years ago. A Catonsville resident for more than 20 years, Mr. Capitanio was known for his surrealistic paintings that were exhibited at galleries in New York City and Sarasota, Fla. He also enjoyed sailing aboard his boat, the Italia.
August 24, 2003
On August 19, 2003, BEEPSKE B. SELHORST, formerly of Baltimore, MD; devoted mother of Fran Garrison, Pete, Margaret (Daisy) Greaves, Helen Topper, Mary, Barbara, Paula Cameron, Charlie, Roberta Maran, Johnny, Suzye Farmer, Karen and Tom, Cherished sister of Fritz Brevet. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband Henry Selhorst and brother Jan Brevet. Services to be held Monday, August 25, at 11 A.M. at St. Barnabas Church, Taylor & 5th Street, Alameda, CA. Reception at Lincoln Park following service.
October 31, 1990
For the last 40 years costumed volunteers have added a special touch to Halloween: Trick-or-treat for UNICEF. Volunteers support the effort, from young hobgoblins soliciting change with orange collection boxes to teen-agers raising money at dances to adults having fund-raisers. Every 10 cents puts a child suffering diarrheal dehydration back on the road to health, and every $10 immunizes a child for life against deadly killers.The United Nations Children's Fund has remained dedicated to bringing essential services to communities devastated by war, drought, famine and disease.
December 26, 2001
FINDING A CURE FOR CANCER Cancer Warrior Judah Folkman is taking great strides in the war against this deadly disease at www.pbs.org / wgbh / nova / cancer / . Dr. Folkman shares how his research has grown and how it has changed the medical field in the Dr. Folkman Speaks section. Through microscopic footage in the Cancer Caught on Video section, you can learn about the differences between normal cells and cancer cells. Trace the advancements in cancer research throughout the years in the Accidental Discoveries section.