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  • Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies

    Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies
    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, a retired parochial school physical education instructor, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
  • Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies

    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies
    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, a retired parochial school physical education instructor, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Loch Raven Village resident was 80. The daughter of a restaurateur and a homemaker, the former Ann...

    PASSINGS: Sybil Jason

    PASSINGS: Sybil Jason
    Sybil Jason, 83, a former child actress signed by the Warner Brothers Studio to rival Twentieth Century Fox star Shirley Temple, died Aug. 23 at her home in Northridge, her family announced. She had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Born in Cape...

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...

    Humble theaters become movie palaces

    Humble theaters become movie palaces
    In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation. In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...