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  • With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune

    With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune
    When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author. The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
  • Wilde Lake equals Marriotts Ridge, goal for goal, in girls soccer deadlock

    After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence. Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor

    H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor
    H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. The longtime Westminster resident was...
  • Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher

    Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher
    Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
  • Memorial service at McDaniel recalls Case as passionate educator, adventurer

    Memorial service at McDaniel recalls Case as passionate educator, adventurer
    More than 500 people took time from their Labor Day weekend to fill Big Baker Chapel at McDaniel College on Sept. 1, paying respects at a memorial service for the late Dr. Sam Case. Case, 70, a longtime Westminster resident, died Aug. 22 at Carroll...
  • Blood cancers affect people of all ages

    Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18. Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
  • Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab

    Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab
    On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer. On her second lap, the Baltimore...
  • Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies

    Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies
    The mood Tuesday inside Pickles Pub, across from Camden Yards, matched the gray rainy weather. As noontime regulars ate their lunch and quietly caressed glasses of beer amid the low-key chatter and music playing in the background, something clearly...
  • Parents wish for one thing, reality will often deliver quite another [Commentary]

    Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own. So she and her husband decided to...
  • Mt. Hebron bucks trend, holds on to win in girls soccer

    Mt. Hebron found itself in the same situation Friday night as it's been in twice already this season. The Vikings had first-half leads — even against unbeaten county powerhouse River Hill — in their last two games but ended up losing both...