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  • 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 —...
  • 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....
  • Bernard J. Conroy, Army officer

    Bernard J. Conroy, a retired career Army officer who served during World War II and Vietnam and later became a nursing home volunteer, died Nov. 5 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85. Bernard Jackson "Jack" Conroy was born and raised...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A new start for Hopkins in the community

    A new start for Hopkins in the community
    When Baltimore officials have talked about the city's "anchor institutions" — universities, hospitals, churches and other nonprofits — it has occasionally been unclear what sense of the word "anchor" they have sought to convey. When talk turns...
  • 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,...
  • Anne M. Rogers, registered nurse

    Anne M. Rogers, registered nurse
    Anne M. Rogers, a retired registered nurse who had been a combat nurse during World War II and then had a long career with the Veterans Administration medical system, died Saturday of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. "She was a lovely,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm

    Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm
    Rebecca Yenawine and Mark Carter are accustomed to awe-struck looks when visitors cross the foyer of their 19th-century rowhouse in Reservoir Hill. The four-story brick Victorian, built circa 1870, is sprawling — some 6,000 square feet. And with...
  • Stent committee member faces accusations

    After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation. But now, one of...