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  • Dr. Ruth H. Singer

    Dr. Ruth H. Singer
    Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69. "What one loved about Ruth...
  • College Lines

    MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY: The following area residents were among the 1,110 students who graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania during the spring 2013 undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18 in Millersville's Biemesderfer...
  • Same-sex marriage law good for business, employers say

    Same-sex marriage law good for business, employers say
    As a longtime Federal Hill business owner, Penny Troutner cheered the passage of Maryland's same-sex marriage law. Not only does the owner of Light Street Cycles believe it's a matter of fairness, she believes it's good for business. That goes for...
  • Jane Bialek, potter

    Jane Bialek, a longtime Bolton Hill resident and potter, died May 23 of heart failure at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. She was 92. The daughter of a stockbroker and a homemaker, the former Jane Phillips was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and raised in...
  • Maryland Proton Treatment Center getting some competition

    Maryland Proton Treatment Center getting some competition
    The competition for medical dollars within the Baltimore-Washington area got a national radio audience this morning, when NPR aired a story about plans for two proton beam therapy facilities in the District of Columbia. If built, those facilities --...
  • 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...
  • Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, educator

    Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, educator
    Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, a retired educator who was active in Republican politics, died May 14 from complications of diabetes at Abington Hospice in Warminster, Pa. The former Severna Park resident was 81. The daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker,...
  • For Anne Arundel's acting county executive, a winding road to seat of power

    For Anne Arundel's acting county executive, a winding road to seat of power
    When he was a young city councilman in Annapolis in 1982, John R. Hammond surprised family and friends by putting his hat in the ring for the job of Anne Arundel county executive. He lost decisively to O. James Lighthizer, a Democrat who went on to...
  • Dr. John M. Dennis, UM medical school dean

    Dr. John M. Dennis, UM medical school dean
    Dr. John M. Dennis, a nationally known radiologist and former dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where his career spanned nearly half a century, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 89....
  • With salary cap issues, Ravens might not be able to keep three young defenders

    With salary cap issues, Ravens might not be able to keep three young defenders
    Outside linebacker Paul Kruger emerged as a dangerous pass rusher this season, relentlessly tormenting quarterbacks. Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe tapped into his potential as a versatile three-down defender, proving capable of chasing down running...
  • John C. "Jake" Smedley, social worker

    John C. "Jake" Smedley, social worker
    John C. "Jake" Smedley, a retired social worker and former Ruxton resident, died Dec. 9 of cancer at his Silver Spring home. He was 91. John Calvin Smedley was born in Letchworth, England. After the death of his parents, he moved to Beverly Hills, Calif....
  • Dr. Robert E. Stroble

    Dr. Robert E. Stroble
    Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood. The former Timonium...