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NEWS
July 16, 2007
J. DONALD BRANDT, 78 Delaware journalist J. Donald Brandt, a veteran Delaware journalist and former editor of The News Journal of Wilmington, died Thursday in the West Indies after being hospitalized on Montserrat with a collapsed lung, said his daughter, Robin L. Brandt. In 1961, Mr. Brandt joined The Morning News, which later merged with The Evening Journal into The News Journal, as a copy editor. He went on to serve as garden columnist, assistant city editor, editorial writer, editorial editor, public editor and managing editor.
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NEWS
February 28, 1993
* Dr. George N. Marshall,77, a retired leader in the Unitarian Universalist Association, died Feb. 15 of heart failure in Chapel Hill, N.C. From 1960 to 1985, Dr. Marshall was the minister of the world's largest and most unconventional Unitarian Universalist body, the Church of the Larger Fellowship, which operates without a central sanctuary or congregation. An officer in his denomination, Dr. Marshall headed an American Unitarian Association board that planned the merger with the Universalist Church.
FEATURES
By Elaine Markoutsas and Elaine Markoutsas,Contributing Writer Universal Press Syndicate | January 16, 1994
At the pinnacle of its power, England ruled an empire that embraced more than one-quarter of the globe. When the British flag flew over steamy jungles in Africa, sweltering Indian plains, plantations in the West Indies and the American Colonies, England tried to flex its cultural as well as political muscle.But in those distant and foreign lands, the British also were fascinated with native lifestyles. In India, for example, that meant wearing irresistible Kashmiri shawls and collecting dhurrie rugs and Benares brass for their homes away from home while importing their wicker, maintaining the tradition of high tea, and setting up polo fields and croquet.
NEWS
By Paul H. Johnson and Paul H. Johnson,KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE | August 17, 2000
HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Artemio Hernandez spends his days by the water. Every afternoon, the wiry and energetic 87-year-old Cuban takes the subway to Battery Park from his Upper West Side home to watch the ships pass by and to admire the Statue of Liberty. "I go there to remember my younger days," said Hernandez, who likes to remember the days when he lived in the South Ferry section of Manhattan 60 years ago, after he first came to the United States as a stowaway, huddled in the hold of a passenger ship.
FEATURES
By Elizabeth Large and Elizabeth Large,Sun Staff | November 2, 1997
Fashion and furniture were the words du jour at the recent International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C.At a time when the furniture industry in general has been in a slump, the home collections of fashion designers like Alexander Julian and Ralph Lauren have been hugely successful. They offer the comfort of name recognition, while most furniture companies are largely unknown to consumers.This market Bill Blass introduced his first line of furniture and accessories for Pennsylvania House.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2014
Phyllis Evelyn Ally, a retired medical office manager and hospital dietitian, died of heart failure Sunday at Saint Agnes Hospital. The Catonsville resident was 74. Born Phyllis Evelyn in Barbados, West Indies, she was the daughter Malcolm Evelyn and Lorraine Evelyn. As a young woman, she taught home economics. She also sang with her sisters in a religious organization. She came to the U.S. in 1963 to attend Howard University, where she studied nutrition. While a student, she met her future husband, Dr. Rayman Ally, who was then preparing to become a medical student.
NEWS
September 10, 1998
Leslie G. Wolsey, 65, computer security analystLeslie G. Wolsey, a computer security analyst for Maryland Department of Transportation, died Sunday of heart failure at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 65.Before joining the state agency in 1993, he was a senior computer systems analyst at Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Linthicum beginning in the mid-1950s.Born in Henrietta, Okla. and raised in Bellevue, Mich., he graduated from Michigan State University in 1954 and attended the Johns Hopkins University.
NEWS
January 13, 2010
Local faith leaders call for immigration reform Several Baltimore-area faith leaders speaking at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday called for immigration reform, a month after Congress introduced legislation addressing the topic. The Rev. Joe Muth of St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard said he opened an immigration center at his church 10 years ago. He said the center guides people through the legalization procedure and would like to see the federal government adopt a model that would expedite the naturalization process.
NEWS
January 31, 1994
A 22-year-old man and two juveniles were arrested early Thursday and charged with assaulting and robbing a Severn man, county police said.William Stokem, of the 500 block of Donaldson Ave., was walking on Aquahart Road near Crain Highway about 1 a.m. when he was approached by three people who hit him and took his wallet. A police officer and his dog, Baron, picked up a trail and followed it to a nearby street, where the three were arrested.Daniel B. McLaughlin, 22, of the 1000 block of Somerset Drive in Glen Burnie, was charged with robbery and assault and battery.
NEWS
October 24, 1992
"Yet do I marvel at this curious thing," the American poet Countee Cullen wrote in the 1920s, "to make a poet black and bid him sing!" For West Indian poet Derek Walcott, there was cause to rejoice this month when the Swedish academy awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature.Mr. Walcott, who teaches writing and literature at Boston University, has been compared to the Greek poets of antiquity for his luminous language and majestic narratives. His poems both celebrate the rich cultural diversity of his native West Indies and evoke the darkness of colonialism, slavery and exile.
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