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July 1, 1996
Indians: Placed P Jeff Sexton on 60-day DL.Marlins: Activated OF Andre Dawson from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Ralph Milliard to Triple-A Charlotte.Phillies: Activated 2B Mickey Morandini from 15-day DL. Recalled SS Kevin Stocker from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Sent IF Howard Battle to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.HockeySharks: Made qualifying contract offers to RW Jan Caloun, D Al Iafrate, D Jay More and G Wade Flaherty and Arturs Irbe. Did not make qualifying offer to D Tom Pederson, who becomes unrestricted free agent today.
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BUSINESS
By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2013
Saks Inc. warned state regulators Wednesday that it plans to lay off 191 employees in Aberdeen starting Jan. 3, a move the company said comes as a result of its November acquisition by Hudson's Bay Co. Some of the work at the Saks complex, which includes a distribution facility, will be moved to HBC's Wilkes-Barre, Pa., site. The Toronto-based HBC said in a statement that combining merchandise receiving and processing in one location would serve customers "by getting product to stores faster.
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NEWS
August 16, 2009
On Saturday, August 8, 2009, MARTHA LYON, 86 years old. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She graduated from Wilkes-Barre High School and worked in Baltimore City in retail sales. She was married to the late John H. Lyon and survived by four children, Mary Dawson, Nancy Ingoglia, Carol Brookshire and James Lyon; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister Lillian Green. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Breast Cancer Association, 113 Redbud Lane, Martinez, GA, 30907.
NEWS
October 15, 2013
Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Soccer The Howard County based Baltimore Bays Chelsea Lightning U11 girls were crowned champions of the Whitewater Cup Soccer Tournament over the Columbus Day weekend in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The team went undefeated in the premier division, earning three victories by the scores of 6-0, 3-0 and 5-2. Team members include Catie Toler, Sarah Lathrop, Yoshiko Slater, Minnah Uddin, Samantha Guchhait, Camryn Johnson, Amanda Silver, Katherin Parris, Madeline Florenzo, Tegan Swope, Trinity Yang, Layla Hamro and Taylor Lau. The team is coached by Chris Swope. 
SPORTS
July 6, 1998
BaseballDevil Rays: Optioned OF Rich Butler to Durham.Mariners: Signed LHP Matt Thornton.Padres: Optioned P Will Cunnane to Triple-A Las Vegas.Phillies: Optioned C Bobby Estalella to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.Twins: Outrighted 1B Scott Stahoviak to Triple-A Salt Lake.Pub Date: 7/06/98
SPORTS
By BILL ORDINE | May 21, 2008
Orioles@Yankees 7 p.m., MASN Orioles starter Garrett Olson is 3-0 since being called up from Triple-A Norfolk in late April. Similarly, the Yankees' scheduled starting pitcher, Darrell Rasner, is 2-0 since he was promoted from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this month.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | October 1, 2004
A former football player at Westminster High died a week ago of complications from a traumatic neck injury suffered while practicing with his college lacrosse team, published reports said. Michael Christopher Sabo, 19, of Westminster, was struck in the neck by a lacrosse ball during fall practice Sept. 18 at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., according to the Wednesday edition of the Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times-Leader. The paper cited a Dauphin (Pa.) County coroner's report that said the impact ruptured the wall of Sabo's right carotid artery, leading to a blood clot that later traveled into Sabo's brain, causing a stroke.
SPORTS
August 21, 2005
For The Record Moves Baseball BRAVES: Called up P Joey Devine, first-round draft pick, from Double-A Mississippi. Designated P Jim Brower for assignment. CARDINALS: Activated OF Larry Walker from 15-day DL. Optioned C Mike Mahoney to Triple-A Memphis. INDIANS: Recalled P Andrew Brown from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned OF Jason Dubois to Buffalo. MARINERS: Released IF Scott Spiezio. Recalled IF Greg Dobbs from Triple-A Tacoma. PHILLIES: Recalled P Aquilino Lopez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
SPORTS
June 3, 1996
BaseballAthletics: Placed OF Pedro Munoz (strained left knee) on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Tony Batista from Triple-A Edmonton.Expos: Activated P Tavo Alvarez from 15-day DL; optioned him to Triple-A Ottawa.Phillies: Optioned P Michael Mimbs to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Recalled SS Kevin Sefcik from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Will activate 1B Gregg Jefferies tomorrow.Twins: Put IF-OF Denny Hocking (torn right lateral meniscus) on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Mike Trombley from Triple-A Salt Lake.
NEWS
By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 24, 2003
Al Flora spent the best part of his life involved in professional boxing as a fighter, trainer, manager, promoter and, finally, member of the Maryland State Athletic Commission. But Mr. Flora, who died Saturday in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., at age 86, may be best remembered in his adopted hometown of Baltimore for championing fallen politicians. In 1973, as federal prosecutors investigated Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Mr. Flora spent hundreds of dollars to rent a West Lombard Street billboard with the message: "Keep punchin', Ted!"
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2013
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions. The stations are spread throughout three markets, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa., Tallahassee, Fla., and Gainesville, Fla., and give the broadcaster a mix of FOX, MyNetwork, CW, CBS and NBC affiliates. "We are excited to be adding the New Age stations to our portfolio, growing our presence in Pennsylvania and Florida, and further diversifying our affiliation mix," CEO David Smith said in the company's announcement.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | June 2, 2012
What would a day of Orioles baseball be without a roster move? Well, we don't know yet, because the club made another move before today's 4:05 p.m. game, acquiring outfielder-first baseman Steve Pearce from the Yankees for cash considerations. Pearce, who was playing for the Yankees' Triple-A club in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, is expected to be available for Sunday's series finale. "I know him a little bit from spring training," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. "Our people thought he has the potential to help us [at]
NEWS
August 16, 2009
On Saturday, August 8, 2009, MARTHA LYON, 86 years old. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She graduated from Wilkes-Barre High School and worked in Baltimore City in retail sales. She was married to the late John H. Lyon and survived by four children, Mary Dawson, Nancy Ingoglia, Carol Brookshire and James Lyon; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister Lillian Green. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Breast Cancer Association, 113 Redbud Lane, Martinez, GA, 30907.
NEWS
By JACQUES KELLY | July 25, 2008
Michael Thomas Garrison II, a construction worker and superintendent, died of undetermined causes Sunday at his sister's Wilkes Barre, Pa., home. The Rosedale resident was 31. His father, Michael Thomas Garrison, said a cause of death is pending a toxicology report. Born in Wilkes Barre and raised in St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland, Mr. Garrison was a graduate of Chopticon High School in Morganza. He served in the Army as a combat engineer. As a young man he trained to be a carpenter and became a superintendent for Bryco General Contractors on Rolling Road.
SPORTS
By BILL ORDINE | May 21, 2008
Orioles@Yankees 7 p.m., MASN Orioles starter Garrett Olson is 3-0 since being called up from Triple-A Norfolk in late April. Similarly, the Yankees' scheduled starting pitcher, Darrell Rasner, is 2-0 since he was promoted from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this month.
NEWS
October 12, 2005
THOMAS WARREN KANE, 78, of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, passed away October 8, 2005, at his home at Mallory House in Idaho Falls, ID. He was born November 11, 1926, in Wilkes Barre, PA, to John Edwin Kane and Mary A. Phillip Kane. He grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Myers High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was married to the former Nancy Harris and they later divorced. He lived in Baltimore, Maryland, for 50 years and worked as an Engineer for B&O Railroad until his retirement.
SPORTS
September 13, 1999
BaseballDevil Rays: Purchased contract of P Jeff Sparks from Triple-A Durham.Diamondbacks: Activated IF Andy Fox.Expos: Activated P Carl Pavano.Phillies: Activated IF Desi Relaford. Gave IF Domingo Cedeno unconditional release. Will recall C Bobby Estalella and OF Wendell Magee Jr. from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, effective today.Royals: Recalled OF Mark Quinn from Triple-A Omaha. Activated P Jose Santiago.Pub Date: 9/13/99
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Sun Staff Writer | November 27, 1994
FREDERICK -- More stability. Greater bulk in the lineup. A taller team. And, perhaps, increased fan interest.Those are the elements the Frederick Flyers hope to blend into a successful second season when they begin their second year in the Atlantic Basketball Association today against the defending champion Pottsville Stingers.JTCPlagued by terrible winter weather, a mediocre team (9-16) and limited marketing, the semipro team averaged only 447 fans a game last season at Frederick Community College.
SPORTS
August 21, 2005
For The Record Moves Baseball BRAVES: Called up P Joey Devine, first-round draft pick, from Double-A Mississippi. Designated P Jim Brower for assignment. CARDINALS: Activated OF Larry Walker from 15-day DL. Optioned C Mike Mahoney to Triple-A Memphis. INDIANS: Recalled P Andrew Brown from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned OF Jason Dubois to Buffalo. MARINERS: Released IF Scott Spiezio. Recalled IF Greg Dobbs from Triple-A Tacoma. PHILLIES: Recalled P Aquilino Lopez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | October 1, 2004
A former football player at Westminster High died a week ago of complications from a traumatic neck injury suffered while practicing with his college lacrosse team, published reports said. Michael Christopher Sabo, 19, of Westminster, was struck in the neck by a lacrosse ball during fall practice Sept. 18 at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., according to the Wednesday edition of the Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times-Leader. The paper cited a Dauphin (Pa.) County coroner's report that said the impact ruptured the wall of Sabo's right carotid artery, leading to a blood clot that later traveled into Sabo's brain, causing a stroke.
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