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  • Helen T. Armstrong, librarian

    Helen T. Armstrong, librarian
    Helen T. Armstrong, a retired public school librarian, died June 21 of multiple organ failure at Kendal at Longwood retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa. She was 95. Helen Towne Armstrong, the daughter of James Wadsworth Armstrong and Abbie...
  • Ravens defensive coordinator Pagano thrives under pressure

    Ravens defensive coordinator Pagano thrives under pressure
    The two-a-day practices were always fun because there was so much for an 8-year-old to do. There were cones to set up, tackling dummies to wrestle with, footballs to gather and water bottles to squirt. Young Chuck Pagano did it all for his father,...
  • Opening of Mencken's papers 25 years after his death

    It was H. L. Mencken's last party, and the invitation had been written more than 25 years earlier. I was among the invited guests at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral Street to witness the opening of Mencken's final papers, which his will...
  • Bits & Pieces: Finding high school coaches might have gotten harder

    Push might have just come to shove. Bill Ryan's Jan. 11 memo to elementary and middle school principals and assistant principals could be sending shivers down the backs of high school athletics and activities managers and more than a few high school...
  • College football: Wilde Lake's Zach Brown on the brink of NFL success

    College football: Wilde Lake's Zach Brown on the brink of NFL success
    Zach Brown won state titles in wrestling and outdoor track and in football rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior at Wilde Lake High School. He was named the offensive football Player of the Year for Howard County in 2007. It...
  • Huguely speaks on police video, claims he just wanted to talk to Love

    Huguely speaks on police video, claims he just wanted to talk to Love
    Jurors heard the words of George Huguely V for the first time during his murder trial Friday morning, when prosecutors played a harrowing video of his police interrogation, recorded hours after his former University of Virginia girlfriend, Yeardley Love,...
  • Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial

    Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial
    The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83. Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
  • Five Maryland schools make 'best value' list for 2012

    Oops. Totally misread Kiplinger's chart. (Kudos to the University of Maryland, College Park for pointing out the mistake, even though the correction indicates the school slipped slightly in the ratings. Last year, the school ranked No. 5) Here's the...
  • Expansion of Baltimore architectural firm fueled by focus on colleges

    Expansion of Baltimore architectural firm fueled by focus on colleges
    Adam Gross surveys the grassy quadrangle, surrounded by brick walking paths trimmed in marble, nary a car in sight. "This is one of those seminal shots," he says, taking in the view of the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus. "This used to be...
  • Baby brain development may signal autism

    Babies who develop autism later in life may show signs of the disease in their brain development as early as six months old, new research has found. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the University of North Carolina at...
  • County hires director of downtown redevelopment

    County hires director of downtown redevelopment
    With all the "moving pieces" involved in the downtown Columbia redevelopment process, County Executive Ken Ulman believed the county needed a point person for coordinating the government's efforts. "Getting downtown Columbia revitalization right is a...
  • College basketball: Four local prep stars will play in NCAA tournament

    College basketball: Four local prep stars will play in NCAA tournament
    Four local players will be playing in the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament and one will be on in prime time in the first game on Tuesday night. Lansdowne High graduate Brent Arrington is a freshman at Mississippi Valley State (21-12), which opens the...