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  • Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator

    Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator
    Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89. "Ben was a true giant in the...
  • The witch hunt against Lance Armstrong isn't over

    In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21). Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...
  • Breast cancer awareness effort set to paint the TownMall pink

    On Saturday, Oct. 6, TownMall of Westminster will host Paint TownMall Pink, an event aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer treatment and prevention. The event will take place at Center Court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The organizations sponsoring...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • 'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help

    'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help
    Deborah Gibson grew up on a dairy farm near Allentown, Pa., and learned at a young age how to hunt for deer and other animals. Skeet and trap shooting — the art of shooting clay pigeons out of the air — were not among her family's outdoor...
  • Liquor board approves license for former Decker's location in Bel Air

    Liquor board approves license for former Decker's location in Bel Air
    After receiving much opposition last week from local liquor store owners, the Harford County Liquor Control Board Wednesday voted 3-2 Wednesday to grant a license to PAS Corporation to sell beer, wine and liquor at the former Decker's Wine and Spirits...
  • Perry Hall Gators Gold Rec football team honors teammate's aunt

    Perry Hall Gators Gold Rec football team honors teammate's aunt
    With heads shaved in unison to show Melissa Holland-Creel their support, members of the Perry Hall Rec football team and coach Bill Hennessy came up with other ways to honor teammate Jordan Holland's aunt's battle with stage II breast cancer. Considering...
  • Lance Armstrong to speak on Ulman Cancer panel

    Lance Armstrong to speak on Ulman Cancer panel
    Two weeks after announcing Lance Armstrong will participate in the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults half full triathlon on Sunday, Oct. 7, the fund has announced that the Livestrong founder will also participate on a Cancer Survivor Panel at...
  • Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died

    Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died
    Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72. Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
  • Lance Armstrong to speak Saturday in Ellicott City

    Lance Armstrong to speak Saturday in Ellicott City
    Before he competes in a local triathlon this weekend, Lance Armstrong will speak at a panel discussion in Ellicott City. Armstrong will appear Saturday at a discussion being called Lance Unplugged where, among other things, he promises to address why...
  • The hidden benefits of the Grand Prix

    The time has come for Baltimore to enjoy a well-earned victory lap. Attending the Grand Prix of Baltimore over Labor Day weekend, I and tens of thousands of other spectators at the Inner Harbor shared in a world-class entertainment experience. With...
  • Maryland breast cancer resources

    Maryland breast cancer resources
    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Nonprofits, charities and support groups Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...