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  • 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...
  • Carrying on Sen. Clark's legacy

    Carrying on Sen. Clark's legacy
    Close to the southeastern fringe of 540 acres of rolling farmland, Martha Anne Clark lives in the Ellicott City farmhouse where she grew up, the same house where her father, state Sen. James Clark Jr., resided for nearly 50 years until his death in 2006....
  • Want a scholarship? Watch what you post online

    Students beware: Scholarship providers aren't just going by your application to learn about you. They're also checking you out on Google and social media sites, according to a recent survey. And what they uncover — the good or the bad — could...
  • New class inducted at Aberdeen High Hall of Fame

    On March 21, Aberdeen High School again hosted the Hall of Fame event that was initiated in 2006. These events honor past Aberdeen High graduates who are positive mentors to youth and demonstrate commitment to their community and exceptionality in their...
  • 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...
  • Pages from the Past: Typhoid fever cases increase and concern grows in 1912

    An article in the Feb. 3, 1912 edition of The Argus reported health officials are investigating the source of a typhoid fever that has stricken more in the area. With two more cases of typhoid reported, bringing the total up to 10, Health Officer West is...
  • 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...
  • Local doctor was classmate of Whitney Houston

    Local doctor was classmate of Whitney Houston
    It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
  • Dr. Howard S. Williams, physician

    Dr. Howard S. Williams, physician
    Dr. Howard S. Williams, a former staff physician at Father Martin's Ashley, a Harford County alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, died May 20 of meningoencephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • Maher joins Columbia law firm

    Joseph Maher has joined the family law firm of Weinberg and Schwartz LLC, in Columbia, as an associate. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and a 2005 graduate of Kalamazoo College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in...