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  • Greater Loch Raven: Cool treats and warm receptions mark Education Week at Pleasant Plains

    All across the country, parents went back to school last week when schools opened their doors for American Education Week. In addition to welcoming parents into the classroom, Pleasant Plains Elementary School hosted special events each day. On Monday,...
  • Deborah S. Edelman, writer

    Deborah S. Edelman, writer
    Deborah S. Edelman, an author and writer who wrote widely on health issues and established Public Health Media Inc., died Nov. 10 of metastatic breast cancer at her Mount Washington home. She was 51. Dr. Edelman, who kept her maiden name, was born and...
  • Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, head and neck surgeon

    Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, head and neck surgeon
    Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home. Dr. Sewell was 44. "I...
  • Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice

    Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice
    Washington traditionally boasts about its' profiles in courage. Today, facing arguably the greatest potential financial crisis in American history, politics trumps economics as officials focus on the next election instead of the public interest. The...
  • US News: Hopkins is 2nd best school of medicine

    US News: Hopkins is 2nd best school of medicine
    The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankings are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania. They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...
  • Hopkins, UM graduate programs again rank among the best in nation, says U.S. News

    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland continue to boast some of the best graduate programs in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine rose one spot to a...
  • Young football players at greater concussion risk than pros

    From what he remembers, and it isn't much, Cameron Williams was cold. On a steaming autumn day last year in Burtonsville, the 13-year-old shivered as he walked back to his Unity Thunder football team's huddle, barely able to keep his eyes open. Dizzy,...
  • Mary F. Guth

    Mary F. Guth
    Mary F. Guth, a retired psychiatric social worker who enjoyed sailing, died Sept. 16 of complications from an intestinal infection at Northwest Hospital. She was 88. The daughter of a house painter and a registered nurse, she was born Mary Frances...
  • Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park

    Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park
    Did you hear the one about the hamburger that went to college? Bobby's Burger Palace opens Thursday in College Park, the seventh in a small but quickly expanding group of restaurants launched in July 2008 by the chef, restaurateur and television...
  • Drug legalization: Wrong lesson of Prohibition

    Drug legalization: Wrong lesson of Prohibition
    Prohibition — America's notoriously "failed social experiment" to rid the country of alcohol — took center stage this past week as PBS broadcast Ken Burns' highly acclaimed series on the subject. And already, it has been seized on by drug-...
  • Owen Daly II, Navy veteran and top Baltimore banker

    Owen Daly II, Navy veteran and top Baltimore banker
    Owen Daly II, who served in the Navy during two wars and was a top executive at two Baltimore-based banks, died Thursday of heart failure at his Lutherville home. He was 87. Mr. Daly was born in Denver, Colo., and attended the Gilman School in Baltimore,...
  • Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical

    Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical
    Former Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson was sentenced to a year and one day in prison Friday, Dec. 9 on charges of tampering with evidence three days after her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson, was sentenced to 87 months...