September 26, 1993
From The SunSept. 26-Oct. 2, 1843Sept. 27: The water in Jones' Falls yesterday afternoon, during and immediately after the heavy rain, came down with unusual velocity, and soon raised to a considerable height, though not sufficient to cause any damage.Sept. 28: The Madisonian states that Professor Morse will soon commence laying the wires of his electric telegraph on the Washington and Baltimore railroad.From The SunSept. 26-Oct. 2, 1893Sept. 26: The number of pupils enrolled in the public schools is 53,534.
November 5, 2006
Terah Ann Comegys, an avid reader who spent more than 30 years as a librarian in Baltimore's public schools, died Tuesday of dementia at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Pikesville. The longtime Baltimore resident was 73. Born Terah Ann Whitten in Chattanooga, Tenn., she graduated from high school in Abingdon, Va., and from what was then Morristown Normal and Industrial College in Morristown, Tenn. Members of her family founded the historically black college, which is now part of Knoxville College.
January 7, 1994
On his legacy:"I'm dedicated to building the stadium with my own money. At this time, not having the power to look into the future any more than anyone else has, I hope that my son, my grandson, my great-grandsons, the whole line of Cookes will be able to say with pride, 'That's what my great-great-great- grandfather built and that's where we're still playing.' And I want it to be ours."On the inevitable tension between Washington and Baltimore fans:"Look, all we are is a service business.
July 23, 1994
Although it may sound like a desperate -- to a legalistic loophole, a group of major Baltimore businesses wants to improve the region's air quality rating by combining the greater Baltimore and greater Washington areas.Under the broader identity of the combined Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area, officially recognized by the Census Bureau in 1993, the area would have only a "serious" ozone pollution problem, instead of the "severe" ozone problem ascribed to the Baltimore area alone.This downgrading would allow some 2,000 larger Baltimore employers to avoid the difficult and costly task of reducing the number of auto commuter trips made by their employees, a requirement of the federal government under the Clean Air Act for the nation's worst ozone areas.
May 19, 2001
The logic seems inescapable. Baltimore County last year granted the state $60,000 that the state didn't spend to study a proposed magnetic levitation train that wouldn't even go to Baltimore County. To boot, the counties the train would go through and one it would stop in, Anne Arundel, haven't spent a dime on the thing. So when Baltimore County auditors looked for possible cuts in the fiscal 2002 budget, to be approved this month, they found plenty of reasons to recommend against the $100,000 earmarked for the study this year.
May 11, 1992
Open houseRussett, a 613-acre planned community located midway between Washington and Baltimore, is having a Festival of Homes to celebrate 13 new model homes Saturday and and Sunday.As a part of the festivities, energy consultants, interior designers, professional landscape consultants and other experts of interest to new home buyers will be available to offer advice to festival visitors.Information: 725-2200Loews' golf dealLoews Annapolis Hotel announced its 1992 Summer Golf Meeting Package.