November 19, 2001
`Pilgrims' to greet passengers this week; steel band to play Passengers traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Airport this holiday week may encounter performers dressed as Pilgrims who will circulate through the terminal sharing their Thanksgiving experiences. Part of BWI's entertainment program, the "Pilgrims" will speak with passengers using idioms common in 1620. The performers will appear from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, as well as Nov. 25 and Nov. 30. Also on Wednesday, St. Veronica's Youth Steel Orchestra will play seasonal music.
December 26, 2001
Holiday shrimp sauce Holiday foods don't have to be fattening, Weight Watchers International shows with its shrimp-cocktail recipe. Combine 1/2 cup of ketchup, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce and 1/2 teaspoon of hot-pepper sauce. Serve with 1 1/4 pounds of medium-sized, prepared shrimp. This makes 4 servings, 158 calories each. Ethnic groceries Do you have a particular place that you buy Asian noodles or German bread? We want to hear about it. The Sun is compiling a list of ethnic groceries in the Baltimore area.
December 1, 2011
The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund is moving closer to its 2011 fund-raising goal of $80,000, but the fund is still more than $34,000 short as the annual drive to help less fortune Harford County families and senior citizens have a happier holiday season moves into December. As of Wednesday, $45,340 had been received. Special thanks for recent donations goes to Gerry and Susan Manuel, $100; Ron and Lynda Kerdasha, $200; Stephen and Laureen Egan, $750; Jennie Fleckenstein, $100; Frances Burkheimer, $300; Robert and Rose Coomes, $150; Rainbow Rebekah Lodge 95, $150; Margaret Arnold, $150; Elizabeth Smith and the late Coach Jim Smith, $200; and Bunny Worthington, $200.
November 25, 2002
With the cooperation of wife Nancy and children Patti, Ron and Michael, the documentary Ronald Reagan: A Legacy Remembered looks at personal aspects of the 40th president along with his public career. Others interviewed include top officials from the Reagan era, including James Baker, George Shultz and Casper Weinberger. The program airs tonight at 9 on the History Channel. At a glance Primetime: Special Edition (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WJLA, Channel 7) -- In an episode called "Trapped," the news show takes on a Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook bent, examining how fast a building can fill with smoke and how to escape, how to get out of a submerged vehicledown and submerged and how to get out of a locked car trunk, among others.
September 5, 2002
A historic diner that sat idle for a decade on York Road near the Senator movie theater left Baltimore early yesterday bound for Providence, R.I., where it will find a home at the American Diner Museum. The diner, which had shrink-wrap around it, had become a familiar sight in the 5800 block of York Road at the otherwise vacant lot where it sat for about a decade. Tom Kiefaber, owner of the nearby art deco movie theater, had bought the pre-World War II Lemoyne-style Pennsylvania diner for $20,000, hoping to restore it as a centerpiece for a larger diner.
June 15, 1996
Inaccuracies cited in mummy articleRichard O'Mara's May 14 article, "Wrapped up in mummies," contained inaccuracies concerning mummies in the collection of Goucher College.The article omitted mention of the fact that the partially unwrapped mummy of a woman on display in Gilman Hall at the Johns Hopkins University (known informally there as "Boris") and one of the mummies on view at the Walters Art Gallery are on loan from Goucher College. The Rev. John Franklin Goucher, the college's founder, received the mummies and other ancient Egyptian artifacts from an Egyptian museum.