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  • Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary

    Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary
    Angela M. "Angie" Keister, a retired Baltimore County Courthouse secretary and avid gardener, died Dec. 11 of dementia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 98. The daughter of a flooring salesman and a homemaker, Angela Rosemond...
  • Mary B. 'Wesi' Price, social worker

    Mary B. 'Wesi' Price, social worker
    Mary B. "Wesi" Price, a social worker who helped establish the social work department at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Saturday of dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Maples of Towson, an assisted-living facility. She was...
  • Roberto I. Gutierrez, shipping executive

    Roberto I. Gutierrez, shipping executive
    Roberto I. Gutierrez, co-founder of a Baltimore-based international freight forwarding and customs brokerage, died Monday of dementia at Arden Courts in Riderwood. He was 93. The son of a restaurant worker and a homemaker, Robert Isaac Gutierrez was born...
  • Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry

    Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry
    Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
  • Jeffrey L. Clement, businessman

    Jeffrey L. Clement, businessman
    Jeffrey L. Clement, a retired co-owner of an Anne Arundel County hardware store, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park. He was 66. The son of hardware store owners, Jeffrey Lawrence Clement was born in Sunbury,...
  • Madelaine D. Franzone, homemaker

    Madelaine D. Franzone, a former office administrator and homemaker who enjoyed opera, died Aug.3 of Alzheimer's disease at her longtime Timonium residence. She was 90. The daughter of a chemist and a homemaker, Madelaine Dorothea Neutzel was born in...
  • 'Real Housewives of Miami' premiere recap, 'Til Lies Do Us Part'

    'Real Housewives of Miami' premiere recap, 'Til Lies Do Us Part'
    Here we go again! It’s time to take the Bravo jet down to a little city where the heat is on all night, on the beach, till the break of dawn. Bravo’s installment of America’s paradise, Miami, is back and more twisted than ever, and it&...
  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
  • Abingdon council focuses on traffic issues, school bus routes

    From traffic accidents to public transit, from school bus routes to the potential construction of a Walmart in their community, traffic and transportation were the main topics during Monday evening's meeting of the Abingdon Community Council. Cynthia...
  • Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, surgeon

    Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, a retired Baltimore surgeon whose career spanned six decades at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 1 from complications of dementia at Roland Park Place. He was 94. The son of immigrant parents from Europe who owned and operated a...
  • Taming the specter of dementia

     Taming the specter of dementia
    I don't know if you remember, but we have been panicking lately about predictions that an epidemic of dementia is waiting to sweep through an aging U.S. population, bankrupting families as well as the health care system. About 5.4 million Americans...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    The United States has won the Gold Cup final against Panama. Welcome to your trends report for July 29, 2013. TRENDING NOW Gold Cup Final Where: Google Search Why: Panama failed to answer and the U.S. secured a 1-0 triumph and its fifth Gold Cup...