| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Salvatore J. Russo, a retired Bethlehem Steel timekeeper and World War II veteran, died of diabetic complications Sunday at Emeritus Senior Living in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Florence and Antonio...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Bernice Brooks has lived in Laurel's predominantly African-American Grove community for 92 years, and one of the highlights for her while growing up and as an adult has always been Laurel's Emancipation Day, the annual celebration of the freeing of...
| Sep 5, 2013
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Public schools are in session, as a new season begins.
Activities are beginning for a fall season, as well. The Senior Center in Aberdeen held fall registration this past week, and fall classes will begin at the end of September.
Today (Friday), the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Antoine Dow was working at his barbershop in Druid Heights two years ago when a woman came in and asked if he knew how to correctly put his baby down to sleep.
Turns out he didn't. He had laid his first son on his stomach, and planned to do the same...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:55 AM
September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the United States, the Harford County Health Department urges men to consider the facts about prostate cancer and the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
J.T. Barker sometimes lives in the woods near Veterans Park in Dundalk and at other times sleeps in the shadows of an industrial park.
On a recent hot and muggy day, the 43-year-old homeless man found a little relief in the air conditioning at the Health...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
More than 1 million men and women in Maryland have one thing in common: They are enrolled in Medicare or Tricare. These programs provide seniors, the disabled and military families the coverage they need to remain healthy and to access the care when...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:47 PM
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 601 Eighth St., is preparing for the community's annual Emancipation Day celebration. The daylong observance is set for Saturday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. till dusk at Emancipation Park, Eighth and West streets. The...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...