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  • Stories from the heart

    Stories from the heart
    For Anne Efron, this Valentine's Day is about more than boxes of chocolate and long-stemmed roses. This year, the holiday is truly a celebration of the heart. The one that's beating in her chest. In late January of last year, Efron, a project...
  • Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers

    Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers
    The razor-sharp satirists behind "The Onion" and a former director of the embattled National Security Agency are among this spring's speakers in the Johns Hopkins University's Foreign Affairs Symposium, a series of free public lectures. Students...
  • Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention

    Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention
    When Steven Yancheski and his wife bought their Fort Howard home at a foreclosure auction in 2010, they thought they were getting a deal: a two-bedroom bungalow in "paradise" for about $85,000. The house was in a flood zone, so they had to pay for...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 16 Dance concert Misako Ballet Company presents "Spring Collage" at 2 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Concert will showcase diverse cultures and styles of dance. Tickets are $15....
  • Baltimore police to invest in gunshot detection system

    Baltimore police to invest in gunshot detection system
    Baltimore police will soon install a gunshot detection system in east and west Baltimore, under a $305,000 state grant that won city approval Wednesday. The ShotSpotter system will use receivers posted in neighborhoods to detect the sound of gunfire....
  • Soledad O'Brien to bring 'Black in America' to Towson University

    Soledad O'Brien to bring 'Black in America' to Towson University
     Soledad O'Brien will be at Towson University next Wednesday to lead a discussion of her "Black in America" documentary series.  "My ultimate goal is to help people have a conversation about race in America," the former CNN anchor said.  It's likely...
  • Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist

    Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist
    Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96. The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
  • Hackerman remembered as loyal, generous businessman

    Hackerman remembered as loyal, generous businessman
    Friends and family remembered philanthropist and Whiting-Turner Co. CEO Willard Hackerman on Tuesday as a loyal and smart businessman who was generous with his time and money. Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg eulogized Hackerman before hundreds of mourners at...
  • STX to supply gear to Major League Lacrosse

    STX to supply gear to Major League Lacrosse
    STX, the Baltimore-based sports gear manufacturer, announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Major League Lacrosse to provide equipment to its players for the 2014 season. As part of the one-year official equipment partnership, STX will equip the...
  • 1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors
    The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis. A...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Baltimore's man to see [Editorial]

    Willard Hackerman held no public office, but he was as much a city father to Baltimore as any mayor or City Council member, delegate or senator. Few, if any, have had a larger impact on this community than the 95-year-old man who died at Johns Hopkins...