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Leukemia

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  • Wedded: Marielle Newman and Benjamin Schiffman

    Wedded: Marielle Newman and Benjamin Schiffman
    Wedding day: Oct. 27, 2012 Her story: Marielle Alexis Newman, 27, grew up in New Rochelle, N.Y. She is a color specialist for Under Armour. Her dad, Howell Newman, works for IBM and her mother, Leona Newman, works for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society....
  • McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament

    McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament
    Five games in five days is a demanding schedule, but McDonogh was up for the challenge, extending its winning streak to 80 games along the way. The Eagles capped the most rigorous portion of their spring schedule by defeating Mt. Hebron, 11-5, to win...
  • Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship

    Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship
    Former Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse player Evan Nicholson enjoyed nothing more than beating rival Centennial. Nicholson helped the Vikings win a state title in 2006 before heading off to Roanoke College. That year he was diagnosed with Leukemia and passed...
  • Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit

    Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit
    He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...