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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2014
Owings Mills-based Medifast has adopted a stockholder rights plan in an attempt to prevent a hostile takeover of the weight loss plan company. Medifast said Thursday its board of directors adopted the one-year plan, a so-called "poison pill," "in response to the recent rapid accumulations of significant portions of Medifast's outstanding common stock" and "to guard against any attempt to gain control of Medifast without paying all stockholders a...
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2014
Owings Mills-based Medifast has adopted a stockholder rights plan in an attempt to prevent a hostile takeover of the weight loss plan company. Medifast said Thursday its board of directors adopted the one-year plan, a so-called "poison pill," "in response to the recent rapid accumulations of significant portions of Medifast's outstanding common stock" and "to guard against any attempt to gain control of Medifast without paying all stockholders a...
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By Richard Irwin | January 31, 2001
Southern District Burglary: Computer equipment, a postal scale and other office equipment, all valued at more than $7,000, were stolen Monday from the Gordon Plan Co. warehouse in the 700 block of E. Fort Ave. Parkville Precinct Theft: A West Baltimore woman, 25, stole 15 packs of camera film--valued at $231--from the Kmart store in the 8900 block of Waltham Woods Road on Monday. She was given a citation to appear in court to answer theft charges.
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By Allison Klein and Tim Craig | June 14, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Central District Burglary: Capital Communications Inc. in the 500 block of N. Charles St. was broken into early yesterday and a cordless phone, valued at $20, was stolen. The thief damaged a window frame, two wooden doors and a lock. Armed robbery: A man, 21, was walking to his car in the 600 block of Park Ave. about 12 a.m. yesterday when two male teen-agers approached and asked for a cigarette lighter.
FEATURES
By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | August 4, 1991
Q: Can you tell me when my Royal Doulton figurine, "The Cobbler," HN-1706, was made and its current value? I am enclosing a picture.A: This particular version of "The Cobbler" was produced from 1935 to 1961. It is currently selling for $275 to $300.Q: The enclosed mark is on the bottom of a 5 1/2 -inch vase. It has a dull finish and is decorated with a stylized band of dogwood flowers on a light blue background. I would appreciate any information you can provide.A: This vase was made by Marblehead Pottery in Marblehead, Mass.
NEWS
November 7, 1991
Thomas G. Barron Sr., who had been a streetcar motorman as well as a bus and trackless trolley driver, died of cancer Sunday at his home on Waltham Woods Road in Parkville. He was 84.Services for Mr. Barron were being held today at the Loring Byers funeral establishment, 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown.Born in the Charlestown, W. Va., area, he came to Baltimore as a youth and worked for a time at the American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Co. before joining the transit company.He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Elsie L. Reathman; three daughters, Gloria M. Schaefer of Baltimore, Patricia A. Johnson of Rialto and Mary Lou Martin of San Bernardino, Calif.
NEWS
By Allison Klein and Tim Craig | June 14, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Central District Burglary: Capital Communications Inc. in the 500 block of N. Charles St. was broken into early yesterday and a cordless phone, valued at $20, was stolen. The thief damaged a window frame, two wooden doors and a lock. Armed robbery: A man, 21, was walking to his car in the 600 block of Park Ave. about 12 a.m. yesterday when two male teen-agers approached and asked for a cigarette lighter.
NEWS
By DAN RODRICKS | July 15, 1994
Few things in my little black book of public outrages are as infuriating as Baltimore cops arresting people for scalping tickets at Orioles games. I don't buy it. The time and manpower put into the effort is a waste of this financially-crunched, crime-burdened city's resources, and if anyone in municipal government had any nerve they'd tell the Orioles to hire their own enforcers. Moreover, I figure it this way: If the Orioles can set ticket prices as they wish, so can fans. It's called free enterprise.
SPORTS
By Boston Globe | July 28, 1993
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Reggie Lewis spent the minutes before his fatal cardiac arrest doing some of his favorite things: shooting hoops, joking with passers-by, slapping high-fives with young fans."
NEWS
October 16, 2005
On Frday, October 14, 2005, DR. ROBERT MORRIS; beloved husband of the late Sara Morris (nee Goldman); beloved uncle of Robert Goldman, of Baltimore, MD; loving great-uncle of Arielle and Erica Goldman. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Monday, October 17, at 10 A.M. Interment private at the convenience of the family. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions in his memory may be directed to Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA (02454-9110)
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | January 31, 2001
Southern District Burglary: Computer equipment, a postal scale and other office equipment, all valued at more than $7,000, were stolen Monday from the Gordon Plan Co. warehouse in the 700 block of E. Fort Ave. Parkville Precinct Theft: A West Baltimore woman, 25, stole 15 packs of camera film--valued at $231--from the Kmart store in the 8900 block of Waltham Woods Road on Monday. She was given a citation to appear in court to answer theft charges.
NEWS
By DAN RODRICKS | July 15, 1994
Few things in my little black book of public outrages are as infuriating as Baltimore cops arresting people for scalping tickets at Orioles games. I don't buy it. The time and manpower put into the effort is a waste of this financially-crunched, crime-burdened city's resources, and if anyone in municipal government had any nerve they'd tell the Orioles to hire their own enforcers. Moreover, I figure it this way: If the Orioles can set ticket prices as they wish, so can fans. It's called free enterprise.
SPORTS
By Boston Globe | July 28, 1993
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Reggie Lewis spent the minutes before his fatal cardiac arrest doing some of his favorite things: shooting hoops, joking with passers-by, slapping high-fives with young fans."
NEWS
November 7, 1991
Thomas G. Barron Sr., who had been a streetcar motorman as well as a bus and trackless trolley driver, died of cancer Sunday at his home on Waltham Woods Road in Parkville. He was 84.Services for Mr. Barron were being held today at the Loring Byers funeral establishment, 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown.Born in the Charlestown, W. Va., area, he came to Baltimore as a youth and worked for a time at the American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Co. before joining the transit company.He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Elsie L. Reathman; three daughters, Gloria M. Schaefer of Baltimore, Patricia A. Johnson of Rialto and Mary Lou Martin of San Bernardino, Calif.
FEATURES
By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | August 4, 1991
Q: Can you tell me when my Royal Doulton figurine, "The Cobbler," HN-1706, was made and its current value? I am enclosing a picture.A: This particular version of "The Cobbler" was produced from 1935 to 1961. It is currently selling for $275 to $300.Q: The enclosed mark is on the bottom of a 5 1/2 -inch vase. It has a dull finish and is decorated with a stylized band of dogwood flowers on a light blue background. I would appreciate any information you can provide.A: This vase was made by Marblehead Pottery in Marblehead, Mass.
BUSINESS
June 22, 1997
Hot jobs: Cornell University School of Hotel Administration reports that 99 percent of its graduating seniors last month will walk into full-time jobs. That stacks up against national averages that 74 percent of bachelor's degree candidates will have a job within a year and 83 percent of business school grads will land full-time jobs. Cornell reports average starting salaries of $30,000, plus signing bonuses.Hot fingers: Employees will swipe $400 billion worth of goods and services from American companies this year, predicts the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in Waltham, Mass.
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