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  • Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow

    Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow
    On Sunday evening, three days after he arrived in Maryland, Lucas Townsend finally got to sit down with the woman whose life he had become entwined with forever. Townsend, a 22-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Michigan, had helped rid Karen Kruger, of...
  • Eileen Abato, fashion director

    Eileen Abato, fashion director
    Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69. Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
  • Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall

    Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall
    Adopting a cat is about to get a lot easier in Harford County. The Humane Society (HSHC) there will host the grand opening of its Rescue Me! at Harford Mall on Saturday, Sept. 21, opening the doors of the region’s first deluxe cat adoption center...
  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell
    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • Serpico conquers annual Columbia Iron Girl Triathlon

    Serpico conquers annual Columbia Iron Girl Triathlon
    A wet and gloomy morning couldn't stop the scores of female endurance athletes who arrived at Centennial Lake Park ready to compete in the 8th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon Sunday. With a time of 1:23:12, it was local Hammond Elementary...
  • Md. leads way on breast-feeding

    Md. leads way on breast-feeding
    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...
  • Jack W. Germond, political columnist, dies at 85

    Jack W. Germond, political columnist, dies at 85
    Jack W. Germond, the irascible, portly columnist and commentator who was a fixture on the American political scene for nearly 50 years, including nearly 20 of them in The Baltimore Sun's Washington bureau, died Wednesday morning of chronic obstructive...
  • Bits & Pieces: Upcoming Iron Girl Triathlon filled with feel-good stories

    There always seem to be these wonderful stories that demonstrate both commitment and courage surrounding individuals in the area. Some of the most recent examples happen to be tied to the Aug. 18 Iron Girl Triathlon to be held at Centennial Lake. Let'...
  • Fallston company to host Media Boot Camp for Executives

    The Fallston Group and SLM Multimedia will host their 2013 Media Boot Camp for Executives on Thursday, Oct. 3. The inaugural program season in 2012 was a tremendous success as the Fallston Group and SLM teamed to execute two sold-out programs for...
  • Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon

    Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon
    For Clemens Crossing Elementary School rising fifth-grader Emily Erwin and her friends, participating in the sixth annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon on Sunday, July 21, was about more than receiving a medal at the finish line. It was about finding hope...
  • Music never stops for Maysa

    Music never stops for Maysa
    Maysa Leak had always heard music in her head. But when the 46-year-old soul singer from Gwynn Oak lost her mother to Leukemia last summer, the music stopped. For the first time she could ever recall, the artist simply known as Maysa heard nothing. "I...
  • Notebook: Hood makes Barber the youngest coach in Division III lacrosse

    Notebook: Hood makes Barber the youngest coach in Division III lacrosse
    Frederick native Brad Barber has been promoted to head coach of the Hood men’s lacrosse program, making the 23-year-old the youngest head lacrosse coach in NCAA Division III, the school announced Wednesday. Barber served as a graduate assistant for...