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  • So much for your day in court

    If you think you will have your day in court when aggrieved by civil injustice, think again. More likely, you will be headed for a meeting run by a professional arbitrator. Ironically, the Supreme Court is to blame. It is leading a quiet transformation by...
  • Garagiola points to Annapolis experience as he runs for Congress

    Garagiola points to Annapolis experience as he runs for Congress
    Two years ago, state Sen. Rob Garagiola took up a bill that just about everyone else in Annapolis considered a lost cause. The proposal, to require large retailers to offer employees 15-minute shift breaks every four hours, had languished for years under...
  • Jewish Times group headed by physician-turned-entrepreneur

    Jewish Times group headed by physician-turned-entrepreneur
    Dr. Scott Rifkin says the Baltimore Jewish Times "has a long and distinguished history and deserves to be saved" as its parent company is mired in a contentious bankruptcy. So he did what he's known to do, when he feels the time is right: He jumped in....
  • Terry Weldon Taylor, political operative

    Terry Weldon Taylor, political operative
    Terry Weldon Taylor, a former public affairs director of a Baltimore health center and veteran political operative, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at Northwest Hospital. The Windsor Mills resident was 62. "I got to know him through the...
  • Elaine Karp-Gelernter, psychologist

    Elaine Karp-Gelernter, psychologist
    Elaine Karp-Gelernter, a retired Veterans Affairs psychologist who was also a textile artist, died of complications from pneumonia March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 78. She was the daughter of Polish immigrants who ran a...
  • Deep cut or small slices?

    Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton. But last month, when the young...
  • A different breed of jobless: older, educated

    A different breed of jobless: older, educated
    Unemployment in this recession could have long-term ripple effects because many more of the long-term unemployed are educated, middle age and middle class. Retirement systems will face the consequences of lower contributions and early retirements. Parents...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix leader got his start in Harford

    Baltimore Grand Prix leader got his start in Harford
    Jay Davidson, the man bringing IndyCar racing to the streets of Baltimore in a few weeks, started out as a police reporter for Harford County's two newspapers more than two decades ago. Fresh out of Princeton University in 1989, Davidson landed a job...
  • Weddings & Engagements: Three Ellicott City families announce engagements

    Valerie Cappelaere and Sean Delaney Doreen and Pat Cappelaere, of Ellicott City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Valerie Alice Cappelaere, to Sean Michael Delaney, son of Maryann and Mike Delaney, of Gaithersburg. The bride-to-be is a 2009...
  • Baltimore native played key role in Johnson's swearing-in

    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
  • Clarksville: Relay for Life set for June 8

    Come on out for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Western Howard County at Western Regional Park June 8. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Plan to stay at least through the impressive lighting of the luminaria honoring those who have...
  • Charles S. 'DC' Reed, hospital food director

    Charles S. 'DC' Reed, hospital food director
    Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79. Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in...