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  • Harford teachers want to protect health benefits, union head says

    Harford County teachers want their salaries to begin moving higher after several years of stagnation, but not at the expense of the health care benefits they receive, the head of their union said earlier this week. Harford County Education Association...
  • Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., construction worker

    Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., construction worker
    Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., a former Anne Arundel County construction worker, died Friday from complications of diabetes at his Pasadena home. He was 66. Born and raised in South Baltimore, Mr. Burkhardt attended city public schools. For more than 40 years...
  • Disabled Marylanders join class action over delayed benefits

    Disabled Marylanders join class action over delayed benefits
    Citing a severe and chronic backlog, advocacy groups have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications. The lawsuit, filed last...
  • Werner Fornos

    Werner Fornos
    Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va. The former...
  • The key role of nursing homes

    Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
  • Calvin Maddox, Male Athlete of the Year in 1978, dies at age 54

    Calvin Maddox was buried today, in the city where he won acclaim. The point guard on Dunbar’s 1977 and 1978 Maryland Scholastic Association A Conference basketball champions, he was 54 years old. Maddox, who lived in Baltimore, died Nov. 2 after...
  • Marine sergeant in Towson is named NFL-Tillman Military Scholar

    Marine sergeant in Towson is named NFL-Tillman Military Scholar
    As a Marine, Sergeant Emily Thompson Schelberg was deployed to Iraq. It was while she traveled the countryside working with a Navy corpsmen on a humanitarian aid mission that Thompson Schelberg discovered her calling. "I want to help people who may be at...
  • Havre de Grace: Brave frigid waters at HdG's Duck Dunk Jan. 19

    It's frigid January, dear readers, Cold enough? If not, join the Polar Bear Plunge Havre de Grace-style, the Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk, a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department. It will be Saturday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to noon at the Havre de...
  • Harford residents urged to get their flu shots

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig got his flue shot, and he's urging all Harford residents to get one as well. His vaccination was administered by the Harford County Health Department in Bel Air. "Flu season is upon us and I join with the Harford...
  • Seniors and baby boomers mark expo's silver anniversary

    The Baltimore County Baby Boomer Expo and Senior Expo 2012 will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. The two-day event, which is marking its silver...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    'Apple Fest Family Fun Day' Come celebrate the local apple harvest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Whole Foods Market in Annapolis Towne Centre, 200 Harker Place. Free pie tins to the first 200 guests, hot apple cider samples, free recipe cards and...
  • Making volunteerism a family priority

    Making volunteerism a family priority
    Twelve-year-old twins Brynn and Ella Peddy sit beside a display table bedecked with colorful bows, which they have meticulously handcrafted from duct tape. Inspired by a hobby, the girls are fundraising for the Maryland chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes...