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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Verizon strike continues as company and workers trade barbs

    Verizon strike continues as company and workers trade barbs
    Clashes between Verizon Corp. and its workers have escalated as contract negotiations remain deadlocked and thousands of workers have been striking for more than a week. The company has trained current and retired managers to fill jobs, angering union...
  • Renaissance Institute teachers know their history

    Renaissance Institute teachers know their history
    As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections. Their own histories are fascinating, too. Leibovitz's...
  • 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...
  • Political impact of 9/11 fades

    At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama. Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
  • Softball: Black Ice players receiving attention from college coaches

    Softball: Black Ice players receiving attention from college coaches
    The Maryland Black Ice 18-U softball team travels to five different states, and as far away as Florida. All the better for getting the players noticed and landing them college scholarships, according to coach Keith Calta. The Black Ice, which practices...
  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • Montpelier/South Laurel: New pastor brings finance expertise to St. Nicholas Church

    The Rev. John Kennealy, or Father Jack as he likes to be known, assumed the duties of pastor at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 8603 Contee Road, on Oct. 26 last year, having previously served for five years as pastor at the Immaculate Heart of Mary...
  • Mary D. Tilghman, Wye House owner

    Mary D. Tilghman, Wye House owner
    Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure. She was 93. "She was quite a lady and the great steward of...