July 11, 1997
The Orioles and West Palm Beach, Fla., city officials have held preliminary discussions regarding the feasibility of constructing a million spring-training facility that could host the club as soon as 1999, according to city and team officials.Having just lost two major-league teams as spring tenants, one to Orlando and the other to surrounding Palm Beach County, the city envisions a 10,000-seat facility located on a 100-acre site that once served as a dump site.The Orioles represent a natural and attractive tenant as they continue to encounter halting progress in talks with Fort Lauderdale over renovations to aging Fort Lauderdale Stadium.
November 11, 2005
On November 7, 2005, HARRIET KATZ MUNGUIA in West Palm Beach, FL, after complications from a stroke. Devoted wife of Gilberto Munguia of West Palm Beach and beloved mother of Kenneth L. Greif of Baltimore, MD. Burial will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to THE PARK SCHOOL in Brooklandville, MD.
June 9, 2008
On Friday, June 6, 2008, GORDON LEINBACH WOELPER of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Monkton, MD, beloved husband of Edith Seward Woelper, loving father of his son Gordon L. Woelper, Jr., and daughter Georgeanna Woelper, brother of J. Thomas Woelper and dear grandfather of Catherine and Justin. Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL, 33407, in his memory.
November 2, 2005
RUTH M. BURNS, 77 years old, a resident of Palm Beach, FL., died Monday, October 31, 2005, at the Palm Beach home of her son Donald A. Burns. Mrs. Burns was born July 5, 1928, in Duryea, Penn., daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Hoeffner. She was a graduate of Duryea High School and the Moses Taylor Nursing School, Scranton, Penn. Mrs. Burns was a homemaker and also worked outside of the home as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Donald A. Burns Foundation, Inc. and she supported numerous charitable causes including Habitat for Humanity and Doctors Without Borders.
June 11, 2003
On Monday, June 9, 2003, NATHAN ALPERSTEIN, age 89, of West Palm Beach, FL. and formerly of Chevy Chase, MD. Devoted husband of 64 years of Jeannette Hanover Alperstein. Beloved father of Byron Alperstein of Los Angeles, CA., Judith Levinson (Robert Warsaw) of Rockville, MD and Richard Alperstein (Lenny Seliger) of Silver Spring, MD. Adored grandfather of Sandra Levinson of Chevy Chase, MD. Also survived by brothers Benny and Hotsy Alperstein. He was predeceased by brothers Samuel, Reuben, Albert and Morris Alperstein and sister Betty Epstein.
June 22, 2003
On Thursday, June 19, 2003, BESSIE LaChant BLANK, loving wife of Morton Blank of West Palm Beach, FL., beloved mother of Michael Arlen Blank and Dr. Perrin Louis Blank both of West Palm Beach, FL. Devoted mother-in-law of Susan and Patti Blank. Loving grandmother of Hayden Cahill Blank, beloved sister of the late Milton LaChant, devoted daughter of the late Hyman and Anna LaChant.. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS INC., 8900 Reisterstown Rd., at Mt. Wilson Lane on Sunday June 22 at 10 A.M. Interment Beth Jacob Congregation Cemetery, Finksburg, MD. Please omit flowers.