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Cancer

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  • Young local swimmers wish Phelps good luck in London

    Young local swimmers wish Phelps good luck in London
    As young swimmers converged on the Straehle Invitational swim meet in Hampstead on Wednesday, some from the Towson area were thinking of one of their heroes - Michael Phelps. Katie McComas, with the Springlake Swim Club in Timonium, said that she was...
  • John A. Jarosinski, businessman

    John A. Jarosinski, businessman
    John A. Jarosinski, a Baltimore businessman who was an active member of several veterans organizations, died Thursday of cancer and a stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The White Marsh resident had earlier lived in Govans for 30 years. Born in...
  • Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events

    Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe. The mayor's remarks were intended to...
  • West Friendship: Fire department chief among those who saved Virginia woman

    As a community we are beaming with pride. West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Mark Miller was among a team of Maryland Wildland Firefighters whose rescue efforts saved the life of a woman in Virginia on July 3. Members from the 20...
  • Michael J. Wagner, chef

    Michael J. Wagner, chef
    Michael Joseph Wagner, an award-winning chef who taught at the old Baltimore International College, died of melanoma Sept. 17 at the Gilchrist Hospice of Columbia. He was 52 and lived in Columbia. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and in...
  • More younger people getting colorectal cancer

    More younger people getting colorectal cancer
    Carol Carr showed all the signs of colorectal cancer seven years ago, but doctors thought the 44-year-old Glen Burnie woman was too young to have the disease and never tested her for it. Instead, they said her diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, iron...
  • $5 million gift to benefit Carroll Hospital Center

    The Carroll Hospital Center Foundation said it has received $5 million towards a an effort to raise $22 million to benefit medical services. The Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation donated the money to be used to support improvement efforts at  Carroll...
  • Lois O. Stoner, legislative aide

    Lois O. Stoner, legislative aide
    Lois O. Stoner, a past president of the League of Women Voters of Maryland who spent two decades as a liaison between the Montgomery County school board and the state legislature, died July 13 of complications from cancer at her home in Rockville. She was...
  • Rachel Minkove, student

    Rachel Minkove, student
    Rachel Tova Minkove, a University of Maryland School of Social Work student who wanted to assist young adults as they fought cancer, died of Hodgkin's lymphoma complications July 29 at her Cheswolde home. She was 28. Born in Baltimore, she was the...
  • New bus depot helps correct an environmental injustice

    We read with interest the July 24 article by Candus Thomson entitled "$40 million federal grant will help Baltimore replace aging bus yard." Our team has been working with the residents living near the Kirk Avenue bus yard for nearly 10 years. Over 30...
  • Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm

    Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm
    A foot and half separated Marc Burleson from the buried bomb he was trying to defuse last December in a narrow alleyway of a small Afghanistan village. The bomb exploded, mutilating the Marine's face, ripping off part of his right arm, paralyzing his...
  • Independent puts money behind Senate run

    Independent puts money behind Senate run
    Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...