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Travel

April 17, 2017 by Les Blizzard (Register to contact)

Just got back from New Zealand. This was my 99th country. Tried to reach 100 before my 70th birthday. Didn't happen but close.

Anniversary

December 8, 2016 by Les Blizzard (Register to contact)

Celebrated 50 years of marriage on September 3, 2016 to Angelina (Preybysz) Blizzard. Class of 1065

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Clarence F. Wroblewski, longtime chair of Patterson High School music department, dies  Baltimore Sun

Clarence F. Wroblewski, former instrumental music instructor and longtime chair of the Patterson High School music department, died Saturday at his Lutherville ...



STEM steppingstones  The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Program developed by members of the Hopkins Latino pre-health honor society offers hands-on science and college prep to Baltimore high school students.



At 7, he sat on a dirt bike, got arrested. Now, Patterson basketball's Gerard Mungo signs with Millersville U.  Baltimore Sun

The last time Gerard Mungo was so prominently in the public eye, he was a 7-year-old being arrested and handcuffed by Baltimore Police for sitting on a dirt bike ...



Plans for $95M Patterson High School redevelopment advance  Baltimore Business Journal

Groundbreaking is expected on the $95M project next year.



Joseph Borowy, pitcher and Social Security manager, dies  Baltimore Sun

Joseph L. Borowy, a retired administrator with the Social Security Administration who pitched in the minor leagues and was a standout Patterson High School ...



Tewaaraton winner Zoe Stukenberg drawing girls to lacrosse as new Patterson coach  Baltimore Sun

After leading Maryland's women's lacrosse team to the national championship and winning the Tewaaraton Award last spring, Zoe Stukenberg is passing on her ...



Tewaaraton winner Zoe Stukenberg helping revive lacrosse program at Baltimore school  USA TODAY High School Sports

Zoe Stukenberg, the Tewaaraton Award winner last spring at Maryland, is now the girls lacrosse coach at Baltimore's Patterson High.



Patterson High gets donations from community  Baltimore Sun

When Patterson High School teacher Melissa Harris recently explained to her immigrant students that there had been an outpouring of support from the ...



One High School In Baltimore Closed For Utility Issue  Patch.com

One High School In Baltimore Closed On December 19 - Baltimore, MD - There is one school closed Tuesday, Baltimore City Public Schools officials reported.



Pass It Forward: Stukenberg's Humbling Experience at Patterson  US Lacrosse Magazine

There's more to a 0-8 record than meets the eye. For Maryland's 2017 Tewaaraton recipient Zoe Stukenberg, who experienced three losses in her last four years ...



Former Patterson principal and state delegate Frank C. Robey Jr. dies  Baltimore Sun

Frank C. Robey Jr., 80, a former Baltimore high school principal who was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates and who went on to serve as Baltimore ...



'We’re all just wondering why we’re here': Extra school days lead to empty classrooms in Maryland  Baltimore Sun

Summer camps across the Baltimore region opened on Monday. Sunscreen-slathered kids showed up to play soccer, sail or revel in the sun. There was just one ...



Patterson High School closed for students due to oil leak  WBAL Baltimore

Patterson High School will be closed Tuesday due to an oil leak in the boiler room issue, a Baltimore City schools spokeswoman said. Students arrived at school ...



Bonita J. Dancy, retired Baltimore City Circuit Court judge, dies  Baltimore Sun

Bonita J. Dancy, a retired Baltimore City Circuit Court judge whom earlier had been a domestic equity master for the Equity Master for 13 years, died Nov.



Frances Jelenko Fitch, an addiction counselor who trained doctors to treat alcoholism, dies at 83  Baltimore Sun

Frances Jelenko Fitch, a psychotherapist who treated alcoholics and domestic abusers at a time when few others did, died Oct. 1 of kidney failure.



Wedded: Andrea Gensler and Rudy Wagoner met while teaching at Patterson High School  Baltimore Sun

Rudy Wagoner helped Andrea Gensler set up her classroom on her first day as a teacher at Patterson High School. They got married in October at Richardson ...



Former high school basketball state champ, young father shot fatally in Northeast Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

Travonn Barnett was found shot in the chest early Tuesday morning, and died later that day.



Summer jobs program for teens kicks off in Southeast Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen on Wednesday kicked off a second year of the “This is Working” summer jobs program in which businesses in his ...



Making a difference every day  Baltimore Sun

In this holiday season, I am thinking about privilege. The family of my students are poor, economic refugees from gang warfare and poverty. Another students ...



Teen illegally arrested years ago receives scholarship to play college basketball  NBC4i.com

A boy who became the center of controversy when he was arrested as a 7-year-old is now a man headed to college and looking to put that part of his past ...



Baltimore schools establish policy for early dismissal in the extreme heat  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore school district established new guidelines for closing schools in hot weather, months after complaints about freezing classrooms sparked ...



Raymond J. 'Ray' Potocki, veteran Foreign Service officer who witnessed the fall of Saigon, dies  Baltimore Sun

Raymond J. Potocki, a veteran Foreign *Service* officer who witnessed the fall of Saigon, died Aug. 4 from complications of an infection at his sister's Fallston ...



Central American teens who landed in Baltimore find legal limbo and heartbreak  Baltimore Sun

Every day after school, he was in a rush. Exel Estrada would run into his Highlandtown rowhouse, pull off his Patterson High School uniform and throw on a pair ...



Martin L. Millspaugh Jr., Inner Harbor founder, dies  Baltimore Sun

Martin L. Millspaugh Jr., who shaped the redevelopment of downtown Baltimore from the demolition of the old O'Neill's department store through the Inner ...



Comcast NBCuniversal Awards $110,000 In Scholarships To 101 Maryland High School Seniors  PR Newswire

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $110,000 in scholarships for the ...



Richard "Rick" Alan Clowser  Martinsburg Journal

Richard “Rick” Alan Clowser, age 75, of Harpers Ferry, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville. Clowser was born in ...



Dereck Oliver ready to lead Patterson in tough Baltimore City basketball league  Baltimore Sun

The No. 3 Patterson boys basketball team opened its season with an 86-16 win over Maritime Academy on Tuesday and senior guard Dereck Oliver did his ...



Undocumented immigrants in Baltimore seek refuge in soccer  Washington Post

BALTIMORE — The Patterson High School soccer player pulled off his hoodie to reveal a dark blue jersey bearing the name of Neymar, his favorite player, and ...



Three Adults Charged with Assault of Assistant Principal  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- Baltimore City School officials say three adults have been charged with assaulting two staffers earlier this week inside Edmondson ...



Heat, water issues close some Baltimore schools Tuesday and Wednesday  Baltimore Sun

Four Baltimore city schools were closed because of heating or water issues Tuesday, keeping students home on what was supposed to be their first day back ...



Sheila A. Kelly, former human resources director for the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, dies  Baltimore Sun

Sheila A. Kelly, former executive director of human resources for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, died July 23 at the Maris Grove Retirement ...



Public schools' introduction of shot clock for boys basketball accelerates learning curve  Baltimore Sun

One night after limiting eventual Class 4A state champion Perry Hall to a season-low 47 points last season, the Patterson boys basketball team held DuVal to ...



‘You ain’t Baltimore if you don’t play in the Brunson’  The Undefeated

BALTIMORE – It's still 60 minutes to showtime, so it's clear the steady stream of people flocking to the campus of Baltimore City Community College fully ...



Baltimore Schools Replace Detention With Meditation  CBS Local

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Meditation is all about quietness, calmness and inner reflection — not exactly strong suits of children and teens. Yet students at Robert W.



Going back to the basics as immigrant students struggle to learn the language  Baltimore Sun

On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors of Patterson High School until she stood, completely baffled, ...



Unsettled Journeys - Torn between two worlds  Baltimore Sun

very evening as she got ready for bed, Narmin Al Eethawi knew that when sleep came, so would the nightmare. A woman would appear, dressed in black robes, ...



Immigrant communities fear deportation after election of Trump  Baltimore Sun

Many of the nearly 500 immigrant students at Patterson High School had never been through an American presidential election. Some thought the president was ...



Baltimore teachers call on city to close all schools amid heating issues  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Teachers Union is urging the city to shut down all schools until officials can get a handle on heating problems that already closed some buildings ...



Baltimore to nearly double size of speed and red light camera system  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore officials announced Friday they were expanding the city's speed and red light camera system — nearly doubling the size of the program as it sends out ...



Baltimore's interim police chief taking over a department in crisis  Baltimore Sun

When Gary Tuggle suddenly became Baltimore's interim police commissioner, he thought of his late parents and their love for the modest, blue-collar pocket of ...



19 New Speed Cameras, Red Light Cameras Coming To Baltimore This Month  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dozens of new speed and red light cameras are set to flood Baltimore in just a few weeks. Thirty-eight speed and red light cameras will go ...



Boys basketball Top 5 countdown: No. 2 Poly  Baltimore Sun

With senior De'Vondre Perry and an experienced cast, the Engineers are primed to make it two straight Baltimore City titles and are targeting a state crown.



Memorial service Saturday for Beth Strommen, Baltimore environmental planner  Baltimore Sun

Beth Ann Strommen, who as environmental planner for the city championed the Gwynns Falls Trail, bicycle lanes and local green space, will be remembered ...



Baltimore teachers decry severely cold classrooms  Baltimore Brew

With school resuming in the midst of a brutal cold snap, the announcement by Baltimore school officials on Twitter last night was reassuring: “School buildings ...



Howard E. McIntyre, educator  Baltimore Sun

Howard E. McIntyre, a retired Kent County public school educator and outdoorsman, died Feb. 16 of cancer at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center ...



Back In Baltimore, Aquille Carr Still Chasing NBA Dream  Press Box

In a last ditch effort to keep his NBA dream alive, Baltimore native Aquille Carr signed a deal with the Baltimore Hawks.



Teachers help students process presidential election results and understand political divide  Baltimore Sun

The raw emotions being voiced by young people across the country after the presidential election are spilling into school hallways and classrooms, prompting ...



Nicholas Radgowski, former high school dropout who went on to sales and marketing career  Baltimore Sun

Nicholas Radgowsky, a high school dropout who went on to earn a college degree and had a four-decade career in sales and marketing, died Saturday of a ...



Baltimore adds more speed, red-light cameras  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore transportation officials announce the addition of new traffic-enforcement camera locations.



Which Baltimore-area high schools have the best SAT scores? Find out here.  Baltimore Business Journal

Howard County has some of the highest schools, while city schools rank near the bottom.



Murder trial begins for woman accused of picking up, then killing traveler from Penn Station  Baltimore Sun

But prosecutors and defense attorneys presented disparate accounts of his killing when the murder trial began Wednesday against the woman, Angel Fury.



Baltimore City Schools Implement New Programs  Fox Baltimore

(BALTIMORE, MD)--Baltimore City Public Schools is identifying 55 schools that will receive new support, including staff and training, in literacy instruction, social ...



Baltimore adding new speed, red light cameras  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- Baltimore City Department of Transportation officials announced on Friday the addition of 19 speed cameras and 19 red light cameras ...



Building new lives: Syrian refugees find support, friendship from churches  Baltimore Sun

In April, 130 people gathered in St. John's United Church of Christ's fellowship hall to taste traditional Syrian cooking – tabouleh, stuffed grape leaves, beef ...



Nine projects receive Idea Lab funding  The Hub at Johns Hopkins

With the endorsement of 735 voters from across the JHU community, the student organization Discourse will be able to organize two debates and two artistic ...



John J. Royo Jr, retired spacecraft designer  Baltimore Sun

John J. Royo Jr., a retired spacecraft design engineer who worked on the Apollo space program and the Hubble Space Telescope, died Monday of multiple ...



New academic standards will keep more immigrant students in English proficiency classes next year  Baltimore Sun

Hundreds of Baltimore-area immigrant students and many others statewide may need to repeat or take additional English language classes next school year ...



Immigrant schools aim to get students with little education through high school  Baltimore Sun

High school teacher Alison Hanks-Sloan tried every way she could to stop 20 immigrant students from dropping out. She and a group of teachers gave them ...



Valentine Szczepaniak, Loyola sports equipment manager, dies at 72  Baltimore Sun

Valentine Adam "Val" Szczepaniak, 72, a Loyola University Maryland sports facilities worker, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical ...



Jonathan Ogden deserves a statue outside of M&T Bank Stadium  Baltimore Beatdown

The Baltimore Ravens have honored both Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis and Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas with statues outside ...



Harold Carr Sr., former Baltimore teacher and preacher, dies  Baltimore Sun

Harold Carr Sr., a retired industrial arts teacher who was a youth minister at a West Baltimore church, died of kidney failure Tuesday at Anne Arundel Medical ...



Teacher charged with child pornography possession, distribution  WBAL Baltimore

A Baltimore City teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges, according to Anne Arundel County police.



Baltimore's top officer tells immigrant community not to fear police  Baltimore Sun

After a series of executive actions by President Donald Trump that he said were aimed at securing the nation's borders, Kevin Davis, Baltimore police ...



Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade  Baltimore Sun

Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was ...



First of many new city schools opens in East Baltimore under $1.1B push  Baltimore Business Journal

With gratitude, cheers, dancing and hope for the future, the new Fort Worthington Elementary and Middle School opened Wednesday, the first in an ambitious ...



U.S. Marshals arrest over 148 in Baltimore area during national operation  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - The U.S. Marshals *Service* conducted a national fugitive apprehension sweep for the second consecutive year, arresting over 148 ...



Preston: Lacrosse game against Virginia has special meaning for Johns Hopkins' Danny Jones  Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins short-stick defensive midfielder Danny Jones met Virginia's Will Barrow for only a short time when Jones was about 9 years old, but it left a ...



Harford's first community drug abuse forum for middle-school parents also engages their children  Baltimore Sun

"Your mom and dad are not going to be holding your hand when someone says, 'Hey, smoke this; drink this,'" Joe Ryan, Harford County's drug control policy ...



Baltimore police use Inner Harbor Project to forge bond with teenagers  Washington Post

BALTIMORE — Black teenagers, from high schools scattered around the city, are among many drawn to the Inner Harbor on warm days to enjoy the waterfront ...



At World Refugee Day festival in Baltimore, a focus on celebration and feeling welcome  Baltimore Sun

A poem by a Baltimore teen refugee underscored the tensions surrounding this year's World Refugee Day, as anti-immigrant political movements gain steam in ...



Gerstell Academy Boys' Basketball Captures First League Championship In Program History  Press Box

Surrounded by fans and supporters, the Gerstell Academy boys' basketball team won its first league championship his school history. "It was definitely a dream ...



Fannie Angelos, attorney  Baltimore Sun

Fannie Angelos, who became an attorney at a time when female lawyers were a rarity and was committed to expanding the ranks of women and minorities in the ...



Inside the Game  NewOrleansSaints.com

Take an inside look at the connections between the Saints and Redskins before their Week 5 matchup on Monday, Oct. 8.



Margy vanReuth Goode, administrator and fashion illustrator, dies at 86  Baltimore Sun

Margy vanReuth Goode, a former illustrator who later worked as an administrator for a steamship and chemical company, died Saturday of complications from ...



Documenting Pedro Palomino's journey from Peru to Baltimore's Spanish-language publications  Baltimore Sun

A look at the prized possessions of Pedro Palomino, owner and editor of two Baltimore-centered Spanish-language publications, Mundo Latino and ...



After six months, Open Works' maker space is making an impact  Baltimore Sun

The mission statement for Baltimore's Open Works center describes it as an "incubator for Baltimore's creative economy."



Longtime Baltimore Orioles Radio Announcer Fred Manfra Calls Last Game  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Longtime Baltimore Orioles radio announcer Fred Manfra called his last game Sunday, bringing an end to a 25-year run with the Orioles.



Instead of detention, these students get meditation  CNN

An elementary school in West Baltimore uses meditation in place of detention, sending kids to a quiet space to stretch, do yoga and practice deep breathing.



City schools revamp duties, policies for school police force  Baltimore Sun

Nearly 70 city schools will lose their permanently assigned school police officers – and seven high schools will be staffed with unarmed ones — under a new ...



Angel Fury found guilty of murdering drunken traveler picked up at Penn Station  Baltimore Sun

Angel Fury was found guilty of murdering a traveler she met at Penn Station.



CollegeBound receives $3.5 million donation for more resources for Baltimore students  Baltimore Sun

When Chaz Arnett was figuring out how to continue paying for Morehouse College 16 years ago, all his grandmother had to send him on his way was a plane ...



Margaret D. 'Mustang Margie' Pearce, longtime Harford County activist, dies  Baltimore Sun

Margaret D. "Mustang Margie" Pearce, a businesswoman who was well known as an activist and Harford County volunteer, died Aug. 17 from cancer at her ...



Sun wins awards for design, multimedia coverage of Freddie Gray and teen immigrants  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun won eight awards of excellence from the Society for News Design in print and digital coverage of the death of Freddie Gray and a series.



Group focuses youths on community, justice  Baltimore Sun

Shortly before Rashad Hawkins was born, his family left one of Baltimore's toughest housing projects to seek a better life. Yet moving a few blocks away didn't ...



Calvin C. Buettner, restaurateur in Randallstown and Finksburg, dies  Baltimore Sun

Calvin C. Buettner, a career restaurateur who owned Cal Bitner's in Randallstown and Finksburg, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at ...



Longtime Orioles Radio Announcer Fred Manfra Retires  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

Longtime Baltimore Orioles radio announcer Fred Manfra called his last game on Sunday, bringing an end to a 25-year run with the Orioles. After 25 years with ...



Five types of high school athletes who are overhyped  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are plenty of reasons some high school athletes are overhyped. They generally fall into one of several categories, some of which the media are to blame ...



Longtime Orioles radio broadcaster Fred Manfra further scales back schedule  Baltimore Sun

Health problems are forcing longtime Orioles radio announcer Fred Manfra, a well-recognized voice of the team for 24 seasons, to retire from full-time ...



Baltimore advocates fear increased enforcement of undocumented immigration  Baltimore Sun

Advocates for immigrants say they are tracking reports of federal agents stopping and detaining undocumented people in the Baltimore area, as fear runs high.



Flowers' Jaguars Set Sights for Another Playoff Run  Afro American

Springdale, Md.-based Charles Herbert Flowers High School Head Coach Dameon Powell took over a team that only won four games in 2015. However, he got ...



More than 30 Baltimore police officers charged, suspended in towing scheme  Baltimore Sun

Federal authorities charge 17 city police officers in a corruption scheme in which they allegedly steered accident victims to a towing company which then gave ...



Phase II Snow Emergency: Move Your Cars!  CBS Local

During this Phase II snow emergency, citizens may park at designated schools equipped with parking lots. These schools include: -Poly/Western High School at ...



Aquille Carr to forego playing for Seton Hall, planning to play professionally overseas  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

It appears that Aquille Carr's career at Seton Hall is over before it even started. The Pirates' top recruit for next season — who has not yet signed a National ...



Mistrial in Ravens Super Bowl parade stabbing  Baltimore Sun

A mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a teenager accused of fatally stabbing another teen in a fight after the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl parade in 2013 ...



Hopkins launches urban youth film-making effort  Baltimore Sun

In a bid to address Baltimore's chronic ills through the arts, Johns Hopkins University announced Monday it is starting a youth film-making program so urban ...



U.S. Marshals announce nearly 150 arrests in Baltimore region, including in high-profile cases  Baltimore Sun

Several prominent arrests in Baltimore in recent weeks, including of a Baltimore man dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" after the February shooting of two elderly ...



Baltimore-area advocates for refugees condemn Trump policy  Baltimore Sun

More than 50 volunteers, led by a Columbia church, were looking forward to the arrival of the Afghan refugee family of six. They spent months finding, renting ...



When students don't go to school, parents go to jail  Baltimore Sun

Barbara Gaskins says she took her 15-year-old son to his bus stop every morning at 7:30, well in time for his 9 a.m. homeroom bell at Patterson High School.



At Sacred Heart, goodbye to 'anchor' of Baltimore's Latino community  Baltimore Sun

Different languages and cultures sometimes divide members of Highlandtown's Sacred Heart of Jesus church but on Sunday everyone wanted the same thing: a ...



McCormick to honor prep unsung heroes Monday  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore high school unsung heroes to be honored May 6 at the 73rd annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards.



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