| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:33 PM
A federal judge in Washington has dismissed the high-profile discrimination lawsuit of a Gallaudet University official who claimed she was unfairly demoted for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law to referendum.
U.S. District Judge...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Have you ever played pickleball? Do you know what pickleball is? Previously, I would have had to answer "no" to both questions. As it turns out, the Montpelier Association had its first "Let's Play Pickleball" event on July 27 on the Montpelier tennis...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The Seton Keough field hockey team is having a year to remember in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference, and one of the primary reasons is the play of goalkeeper Becca Wallace.
The senior, who transferred to the school two...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Andrew Baginski became aware of the deaf community when three of his cousins could not hear in the traditional way, so he learned to communicate with his family in the language they spoke – American Sign Language. Every other Saturday at 4 p.m.,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Laura Kamoie had one of her best summer vacations a few years ago in Rehoboth Beach.
And she didn’t have to hit the water or the shops.
She spent the week curled up with a vampire book series, devouring three volumes of “The Black Dagger...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Deaf, Tony-winning actress Phyllis Frelich, who both inspired and starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," died Thursday in her Temple City, Calif. home. She was 70.
According to her husband Robert Steinberg, Frelich suffered from...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: A memorable evening together resulted in Taylor moving in with Eric. Bill took that discovery as a signal to try to persuade Brooke to do whatever it takes to gain control of Forrester Creations. Rick's growing closeness to Maya was...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Bob Hiltermann was four years old when he lost his hearing to spinal meningitis, but another six years would pass before anyone around him would discover he was deaf.
He was 10 when a teacher debunked his family’s assumption that he was “...