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  • John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

    John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor
    John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
  • Wednesday's college and local roundup: ODU picked fifth in Conference USA East for football; Phoebus Senior LL team reaches finals

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion, entering its first Conference USA season, was picked to finish fifth in the East Division. Marshall was picked to win the East, while North Texas was picked to win the West. The voting was conducted by the league’...
  • Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...
  • Maryland football to hold Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday at Byrd Stadium

    College football: Maryland will hold its Fan Appreciation Day at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Byrd Stadium. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. Athletic department officials will be on hand for select-a-seat and mezzanine-ticket upgrade opportunities for this season....
  • Ogwumike Feels Right At Home With Sun

    UNCASVILLE — One of the great ironies for the Connecticut Sun this season, which concludes Friday (Washington) and Sunday (Atlanta) at the Mohegan Sun Arena, is the team will finish out the playoffs again despite having the WNBA's likely rookie of...
  • Former Bear Ed Sprinkle, 1923-2014, was standout defensive player

     Former Bear Ed Sprinkle, 1923-2014, was standout defensive player
    Ed Sprinkle, a standout defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and 1950s, was nicknamed "The Claw" and known for his rough style of play, once acknowledging in a book about the team's rivalry with the Green Bay Packers that "if you got a...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center

    Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center
    Members of Leadership Burbank have replaced a shuffleboard court at Joslyn Adult Center with an Oasis — a mini park that seniors and the community can enjoy. First, the team removed about 2,300 square feet of concrete, said Jeff Carlon, project...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'Heliotrope Bouquet 16' The community art show opens Monday, June 9, and runs through Monday, July 14, in Anne Arundel Community College's Cade Center Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays,...
  • Blue Angels mark a soaring return to Annapolis

    Blue Angels mark a soaring return to Annapolis
    For three years there have been no diamond rolls or sneak passes in the skies above Annapolis. That's changing this week as the Blue Angels elite aerobatic team returns to the Naval Academy for an air show scheduled for Wednesdayweather permitting,...