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  • 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...
  • Hopkins president: Marriage equality is good for business

    Hopkins president: Marriage equality is good for business
    I support marriage equality. Assuring that loving same-sex couples have the same rights my wife and I have to live our lives together is, quite simply, a matter of justice and core civil rights. But I have another reason for supporting Question 6 —...
  • Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball

    Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball
    The pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind. Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
  • Elizabeth T. Littleton, volunteer

    Elizabeth T. Littleton, a homemaker and volunteer, died March 6 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 86. Elizabeth Margaret Taylor was born in Camden, N.J., and raised in Collingswood, N.J., where she was a graduate...
  • Don't save the planet

    Don't save the planet
    To the age-old question of how many conservatives does it take to screw in a light bulb, we now have a definitive answer: Just one, but it will take him weeks to chase down a vintage incandescent bulb because he won't touch an energy-efficient one. At...
  • Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry

    Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry
    On paper, Lisa Scottoline is a little intimidating. She's got more than 30 million copies in print of her books, including 20 best-selling novels. She writes a weekly column, with her daughter, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She's a graduate of...
  • Fourth-grader from St. Joseph awarded Knott scholarship [Cockeysville]

    Olivia Mezzullo, a fourth-grade student at St. Joseph School Cockeysville, recently got some exciting news: She is the recipient of one of seven elementary-level scholarships awarded by the Knott Scholarship Funds.  The Knott Scholarship Funds are based...
  • Peter Marvit, scientist and music enthusiast

    Peter Marvit, scientist and music enthusiast
    Peter Marvit, a 51-year-old scientist who sang with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and sought to widen music education opportunities for city students, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot near his Northeast Baltimore home last Monday...
  • Tavon Austin, Corey Fuller to participate in Ravens' local Pro Day workout Thursday

    Tavon Austin, Corey Fuller to participate in Ravens' local Pro Day workout Thursday
    The Ravens are scheduled to host West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin and Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller at their local Pro Day workout Thursday, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation. A former Dunbar star, Austin...