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  • Treatment not helping kids with attention deficit disorder

    Treatment not helping kids with attention deficit disorder
    Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
  • Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: Episode 6

    'The Bachelor' recap: Episode 6
    “Chris Harrison Shows Up Only When There’s Something Strange Going On” While discussing “The Bachelor” with friends this weekend, we discovered something unnerving about Emily (“Epidemiologist”): Though she is...
  • Rhymes with Opera explores definition, dimension of art form

    Rhymes with Opera explores definition, dimension of art form
    They've heard just about all the suggestions by now. But if you insist, you can approach members of the Rhymes with Opera ensemble Saturday at the Windup Space and offer your response to what is actually not a request. "We've had people come up to us and...
  • Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies

    Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies
    Lucy C. Acton, a former Evening Sun feature writer who later was editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, formerly Maryland Horse Magazine, died June 7 of cancer of the appendix at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 63. "She was a...
  • Ellicott City native Capra will have busy summer before heading to Duke

    Ellicott City native Capra will have busy summer before heading to Duke
    For Beatrice Capra, reaching the third round of last year's U.S. Open seemed less like a fairytale and more like a wakeup call. While the amateur tennis player from Ellicott City had a chance to showcase her talent at the Grand Slam tournament, it also...
  • Stepping stones on the road to college

    Stepping stones on the road to college
    "Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...
  • Joan Brown Sadler, nurse, gardener, BSO volunteer, dies

    Joan Brown Sadler, nurse, gardener, BSO volunteer, dies
    Joan Brown Sadler, a nurse, avid gardener and volunteer for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, died June 28 of breast cancer at Mercy Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 76. "She would always say she was a professional volunteer," said her...
  • Tennis: Damrongsri tunes up for college career

    Tennis: Damrongsri tunes up for college career
    For recent Mt. Hebron High School grad Van Damrongsri, Senior Week in Ocean City was a very welcome and very different experience. For several days in a row, Damrongsri — who is accustomed to spending more than 20 hours per week on a tennis court...
  • The Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn, Episcopal co-rector

    The Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn, Episcopal co-rector
    Mary-Marguerite Kohn, the popular co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church who was an outspoken advocate for social justice, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of gunshot wounds she suffered Thursday in a double shooting at her Ellicott City...
  • Family, friends, colleagues remember slain Ellicott City priest

    Family, friends, colleagues remember slain Ellicott City priest
    They remembered Mary-Marguerite Kohn's enthusiasm and service, even her style — one mourner recalled "a large, bright yellow brimmed hat, terrific dangling earrings." There was hardly an empty seat Tuesday inside the Cathedral of the Incarnation in...
  • Joshua A. Barbati, teacher

    Joshua A. Barbati, teacher
    Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. He was 79. The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...