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  • Oncologist named president of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital business....
  • President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
    The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
  • 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...
  • East Baltimore memories

    I remember the faded photograph my aunt kept in a place of honor in her home. My grandfather was 5, sitting atop a pony at the corner of North Patterson Park and Ashland avenues. He wore a petticoat and cap. It was about 1925. I remember the stories...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Brother Patrick Ellis, college president

    Brother Patrick Ellis, college president
    Brother Patrick Ellis, a member of the Christian Brothers who served as president of La Salle University and Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 of leukemia at a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J. The Baltimore native was 84....
  • 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...