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  • The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90. "He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...
  • Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard

    Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard
    Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it. Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
  • Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon

    Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon
    Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
  • Laurel hoopsters ready for another college season

    Brooklyn, the home of the 1970s TV sitcom show "Welcome Back Kotter," is hip once again. The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association have moved east to Brooklyn, which has a pro team for the first time since 1957. The Nets are now playing...
  • Commentary: A blue hue surrounds Laurel Art Center's closing

    Commentary: A blue hue surrounds Laurel Art Center's closing
    If you were to paint the collective mood of those in the checkout line Saturday at the Laurel Art Center, the brush could have been dipped in the deepest of blues. The Main Street landmark, which closed in February but reopened April 28 and 29 for a two-...
  • The mayor: Blowing up The Block

    The mayor: Blowing up The Block
    During my time in office, members of the downtown business community and other citizens urged me to take action against the area known as The Block. Since the end of World War II, The Block has been a concentration of strip clubs and X-rated bookstores....
  • Congressman Elijah Cummings lives in a Spike Lee joint

    Congressman Elijah Cummings lives in a Spike Lee joint
    Rep. Elijah Cummings wants folks to know that he's keeping it real. Like really, really, really real. Starting with where he lives. He told a crowd at Howard University Wednesday just how down-and-dirty real his Baltimore neighborhood is. “I...
  • Touchstone Physical Therapy and Wellness

    Touchstone Physical Therapy and Wellness
    For Kelly Sykes,a career in physical therapycan be traced back to a football injury during his days at Oakland Mills High School.  That injury served as the catalyst that eventually led him to open Touchstone Physical Therapy and Wellness in his hometown...
  • Saved from bulldozer, UM 'hillock' teems with life

    Saved from bulldozer, UM 'hillock' teems with life
    Harvard University has a research forest.  So does Duke.  Yale has multiple forests.  The University of Maryland has “the wooded hillock." a 24-acre patch of trees at the northern tip of the state's flagship public campus. Though tiny, largely...
  • Rev. Marion Bascom, civil rights activist and pastor, dies

    Rev. Marion Bascom, civil rights activist and pastor, dies
    The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill. "A giant has...
  • Cummings speaks of 'perseverance' to special education students at Hillcrest

    Cummings speaks of 'perseverance' to special education students at Hillcrest
    Fifteen special education students at Hillcrest Elementary School, many dressed in button-down shirts and ties or dresses, sat in a classroom Tuesday, listening to the emotional tale of someone who faced similar challenges to theirs decades ago. U.S....
  • First black Naval Academy graduate dies

    First black Naval Academy graduate dies
    The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday. Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...