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  • Howard County program director's research cited in Nobel-winning work

    Howard County program director's research cited in Nobel-winning work
    Scientific research is like running a marathon, said Gloria Jacobovitz: The hours are long and the work is hard, but a discovery is like crossing the finish line. "It's a rush when you discover something," she said. "When you find out something you were...
  • Newsmakers: Sparks, Phoenix residents recognized

    David Garbarino, of Sparks, was appointed in September to a three-year term to the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. With more than 13 years in the finance industry, Garbarino serves as the Baltimore area executive and senior...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum

    Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum
    Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable. The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harford Teacher of the Year finalists named

    The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...
  • Sullivan named Legg Mason CEO and president

    Sullivan named Legg Mason CEO and president
    Legg Mason Inc. chose an insider as its new CEO, quelling speculation that the Baltimore-based money manager might be headed for a breakup that could have been bad news for the city. After a worldwide search for a new leader, Legg announced Wednesday...
  • 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....