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  • Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer

    Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer
    Archbishop Spalding has been hosting a fundraiser for the fight against cancer for the past six years, but Thursday's field hockey game carries special meaning for both the Cavaliers and their opponent, St. Mary's, which is playing in the contest for...
  • Micraculous outcomes at Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue [Ellicott City]

    There's nothing small about Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue in Ellicott City.  Since its founding in 2009 as Small Miracle Cat Rescue, the nonprofit organization has saved the lives of over 6,000 stray, surrendered and abandoned cats.  In 2011,...
  • Ten years later, Annie's Playground keeps Harford girl's memory alive

    Ten years later, Annie's Playground keeps Harford girl's memory alive
    Despite a stiff, cold wind Wednesday, Annie's Playground in Fallston was filled with parents and children enjoying a sunny afternoon on the first day of spring. The young visitors enjoyed a picnic lunch, soared on some of the many swings and made...
  • Mary E. Weaver, nursery school educator

    Mary E. Weaver, nursery school educator
    Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82. The daughter of...
  • Heavy crowd for St. Baldrick's fundraiser

    Heavy crowd for St. Baldrick's fundraiser
    Even with the lights off, Looney's Pub in Bel Air remained a packed house Saturday, filled with local residents eager to show support for the fight against childhood cancer. More than 50 people volunteered to have their heads shaved on the Looney's stage...
  • Md. needs a database on pesticides

    Md. needs a database on pesticides
    What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
  • Not all cats kill wildlife

    Not all cats kill wildlife
    In response to the letter, "Cats: Natural-born killers" (March 9), so are humans. When I moved into my house in Havre de Grace 18 years ago, there was an abandoned house behind our property and there still is. There were also 19 feral cats. There were...
  • Brother Patrick Ellis, college president

    Brother Patrick Ellis, college president
    Brother Patrick Ellis, a member of the Christian Brothers who served as president of La Salle University and Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 of leukemia at a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J. The Baltimore native was 84....
  • Joy Charlene Naden, educator, longtime chair of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene board

    Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
  • Melody A. Cronin, attorney

    Melody A. Cronin, attorney
    Melody A. Cronin, a Baltimore attorney who was known for her pro bono work with the Wills for Heroes Foundation, died Sunday of acute myelocytic leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Fells Point resident was 35. "Mel was a quick-witted,...
  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Former Orioles catcher Earl Williams dies at 64

    Former Orioles catcher Earl Williams dies at 64
    Earl Williams, a catcher who played for the Orioles in 1973 and 1974, died earlier this week at his home in Somerset, N.J., according to multiple reports. Williams, who was the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Atlanta Braves, was...