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  • Subpoenas put Balt. Co. developer in the spotlight

    Subpoenas put Balt. Co. developer in the spotlight
    Mention development in Catonsville, and the name Stephen Whalen Jr. likely will come up. Drive around town, and you'll see blue signs staked in people's yards voicing opposition to the local developer's idea to build a large mixed-use development known...
  • 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...
  • Wilbur O. Miller, career Army officer, dies

    Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
  • 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,...
  • Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success

    Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success
    Sons learn from their fathers. Whether it’s how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave or tie a tie, the lessons fathers teach can last a lifetime. But how do those lessons change when a son joins his father in business? Howard Magazine talked with...
  • 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...
  • Senior Circles :Try to understand seniors who struggle with hoarding behaviors

    Do you know what hoarding looks like? You have probably seen articles in newspapers about hoarding of possessions and/or animals in a living space. There are also television shows about hoarding, showing rooms piled high with everything from newspapers...