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  • Vera W. Hall, school teacher and librarian

    Vera W. Hall, school teacher and librarian
    Vera Welch Hall, a retired Baltimore City public school teacher and librarian, died of heart disease Oct. 6 at the Augsburg Lutheran Home. The West Baltimore resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on Calhoun Street near Franklin Square, she was...
  • Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions

    Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions
    When Beth Kennedy's head hit the ice hard, she was stunned. The teen got up slowly, skated to her hockey team's bench and asked her rec league coach if she could sit out for a bit. But she returned to the heat of the tournament game a few minutes later....
  • College Lines: Harford residents earn honors

    OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY: Elise Jordan of Churchville and Katie Steelman of Aberdeen were named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean's list, a student must have been enrolled as...
  • After dealing with heart condition, Allan Chaney finally gets another chance at DI basketball

    After dealing with heart condition, Allan Chaney finally gets another chance at DI basketball
    It has taken 28 months, but former Virginia Techmen’s basketball player Allan Chaney is finally poised to suit up for another Division I basketball program. The Baltimore native, who learned last August he would never be able to play for the Hokies...
  • 'There's lots that can be done'

    'There's lots that can be done'
    In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000...
  • Lessons from the summit push business leaders to new heights

    Lessons from the summit push business leaders to new heights
    For more than two decades, Chris Warner's business has taken him into a death zone 26,240 feet above sea level, where oxygen is thin, the weather is cruel and a single stumble can be fatal. A certified alpine guide, Warner has led nearly 200 international...
  • Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves

    Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves
    Standing in the living room of his mother's Belair-Edison home late one summer evening, Allan Chaney raised his plain white T-shirt below his collarbone. He had just been asked to show his chest, to reveal the remnants of a more than two-year ordeal...
  • Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants

    Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants
    The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online. After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
  • Researcher dies in apparent Northeast Baltimore robbery

    Researcher dies in apparent Northeast Baltimore robbery
    Peter Marvit never missed rehearsal with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and this week he showed up wearing one of his trademark ties — short, fat, and brightly colored. After the three-hour practice concluded with "Carol of the Angels," director...
  • Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., statistician

    Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in...
  • Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer

    Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer
    Rudolph James "Rudy" Redd Sr., an engineer who spent his nearly 40-year career with the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was an advocate for the mentally ill, died April 27 of a cardiac arrest at his home...
  • Risselle 'Rikki' Fleisher

    Risselle 'Rikki' Fleisher
    Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77. "She wanted...