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  • Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    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...
  • Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed
    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...
  • Gina Oliva brings pickleball to Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    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...
  • McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies

    McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies
    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...
  • Q&A with Seton Keough field hockey player Becca Wallace

    Q&A with Seton Keough field hockey player Becca Wallace
    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...
  • Sign language makes church accessible to hearing-impaired

    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.,...
  • Bookworm: A few titles to take to the beach

    Bookworm: A few titles to take to the beach
    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...
  • Tony-Winning Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies at 70

    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...
  • Julia fears that Tom is right to be suspicious of Peter

    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...
  • Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'

    Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'
    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 “...