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  • Graduation parties, concerts, triathlon in Perryville

    Congratulations to my niece and god-daughter, Kelsey Glatts, on her graduation from Sun Valley High School. Kelsey was also senior class secretary. She was a member of the honor society and the National Spanish Honor Society. She received the following...
  • What Steel City can teach Charm City

    What Steel City can teach Charm City
    I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing. Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
  • College Lines

    BREVARD COLLEGE: Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., has named Antonio Johnson of Forest Hill to the honor roll for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: Hanna Stambaugh, a 2012 graduate of Bel Air High School, was...
  • Ellicott City woman wins raves as college dance team captain

    Ellicott City woman wins raves as college dance team captain
    Christine Jenkins, whose family moved to Ellicott City from Woodlawn when she was in third grade, was a standout basketball player as a young girl, playing on several travel teams. But she injured her knee during a game while in eighth grade, had...
  • NIH gives $9.3 million to a Pittsburgh-based computing team

    NIH gives $9.3 million to a Pittsburgh-based computing team
    Three Pennsylvania institutions and a California organization have received National Institutes of Health funding approval for a computational modeling initiative. The Bethesda-based organization will contribute $9.3 million to a team comprising the...
  • Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes

    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes
    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
  • Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength

    Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength
    Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms. Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...
  • 300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'

    300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'
    Vernissia Tam gulped down half a glass of champagne at noon Friday and prepared to scream. She was about to find out what kind of doctor she would become, and where she would train. "No peeking," a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine official...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Dr. Michael Boland joins Wilmer Eye Clinic in Bel Air

    Michael Boland, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center). He is certified by the American...
  • When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'

    When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'
    With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
  • 25 Years Ago: Board votes to advertise all school system jobs, except teaching slots

    From The Aegis dated May 21, 1987: Any job, except teaching positions, that came open in the Harford County Public Schools had to be advertised before they were filled, the school board voted 25 years ago this week. Despite objections from...