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  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
  • In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine

    In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine
    HERNDON, Va. — With a 155-pound barbell resting on her shoulders, Gretchen Kittelberger lifted the weight over her head, held it for a second, then brought it back down. After five repetitions, she leaned against a wall, her body upside down,...
  • Peter Winkenwerder, farmer

    Peter Winkenwerder, farmer
    Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73. Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
  • Anne Arundel school board names Arlotto new superintendent

    Anne Arundel school board names Arlotto new superintendent
    Anne Arundel County school officials conducted a national search that yielded more than 50 candidates to become the system's next superintendent, but it turned out the person for the job was already in the building. George Arlotto, 50, the system's...
  • Ridgely Middle getting high marks this spring [Lutherville-Timonium]

    It's been an exceptional spring season for the students and faculty at Ridgely Middle School.  On Feb. 21, Susan Evans, principal at Ridgely Middle was named Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary Schools, or MASSP. A reception...
  • Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]

    Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]
    I believe that all high school educators recognize the importance of challenging our very best students, while simultaneously helping them develop the critical thinking, written and oral communication skills and habits of mind needed for success in today'...
  • Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence

    Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence
    U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the...
  • Richard R. Jackson Jr.

    Richard R. Jackson Jr.
    Richard R. Jackson Jr., a former partner in the Baltimore law firm that is now Ober/Kaler, where he practiced admiralty law for nearly 25 years, died Thursday of a heart attack at his Owings Mills home. He was 77. "Dick was a close friend. He was a...
  • Wedded: Zaineb Makhzoumi and Ayman Tomhe

    Wedded: Zaineb Makhzoumi and Ayman Tomhe
    Date: Dec. 6 and 7 Her story: Zaineb Makhzoumi, 33, grew up in Lutherville. She is a dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her parents, Hassan and Rayya Makhzoumi, emigrated from Beirut...
  • Early recruiting ignores academic challenge [Letter]

    Mike Preston's column ("Kids need protection from recruiting frenzy," Feb. 22) addressed the growing trend of athletes getting recruited to play lacrosse at big-name colleges at ever-younger ages, sometimes before they've played a single game of...
  • Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love

    Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love
    A Virginia appeals court on Tuesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player found guilty in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, in May 2010. George W. Huguely V's lawyers appealed...
  • The BBQ Joint wins over the seafood crowd

    The BBQ Joint wins over the seafood crowd
    It's a frosty winter's day in this historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, but inside a little red-brick restaurant called The BBQ Joint, the vibe is warm and the barbecue is smoking hot. Savory aromas waft from the open kitchen as chef/owner...