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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jury awards Waverly family $55 million in Hopkins malpractice case

    Jury awards Waverly family $55 million in Hopkins malpractice case
    After hours of labor, Enso Martinez cried as his wife, Rebecca Fielding, was carried from their Waverly home on a stretcher en route to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Fielding, who had wanted to deliver her baby at home with the help of a midwife, assured her...
  • Glen Burnie teacher accused of having sex with students makes bail

    A Glen Burnie High School teacher accused of having sex with female students made bail Friday, according to jail officials, after an Anne Arundel County judge reduced the amount from $3 million to $150,000. The bail amount, lowered over the objection...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Clayton Cann Carter, Queen Anne's judge, dies

    Clayton Cann Carter, Queen Anne's judge, dies
    Clayton Cann Carter, a retired Queen Anne's County Circuit Court judge who was a Maryland history buff and a collector of Maryland-related objets d'art, died July 30 of an apparent heart attack at Chesterfield, his Centreville home. He was 92. The son...
  • Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner

    Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner
    Thomas K. Pettit, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. engineer who later co-owned a natural-foods store, died Tuesday of complications after gall bladder surgery at Northwest Hospital. The one-time Timonium and Mays Chapel resident was 86. The...
  • 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...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...