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  • Highland/Fulton: Howard High School Class of 1972 slates 40-year reunion in October

    It's graduation time again. Our local high school seniors have just completed one phase of their lives and are now getting ready to embark on their next great adventure: a summer job, college, the military, etc. On the other hand, some folks are...
  • Jean E. Breiner, school nurse

    Jean E. Breiner, school nurse
    Jean E. Breiner, a registered nurse who had been the school nurse at Padonia Elementary School for more than two decades, died Friday of myleoid leukemia at her Timonium home. She was 77. The daughter of a truck driver and a homemaker, the former Jean...
  • 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...
  • Friends School seniors honor leukemia victim who would have graduated this year

    Friends School seniors honor leukemia victim who would have graduated this year
    Graham Harrison won't be graduating with his classmates at Friends School on June 12, but he will be with the senior class in spirit. Three years after his death from leukemia, the former Friends ninth-grader, who lived in Villages of Homeland and...
  • Hey busy execs: auction off your meeting times to charity with startup BizGravity

    Hey busy execs: auction off your meeting times to charity with startup BizGravity
    Here's an interesting idea that Northern Virginia startup BizGravity is tackling: Enabling busy executives to auction off meeting times with people who want to meet for business development, and then donate the proceeds to charity. Think EBay meets...
  • Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Five new members were inducted into the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame Tuesday in conjunction with the EHS Class of 2012 commencement ceremonies the same day. The five newest members of the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame are: Retired Maj. Gen....
  • Under Armour makes basketball shoe in memory of Jacksonville teen

    Under Armour makes basketball shoe in memory of Jacksonville teen
    David Serra and Riley Davis loved to get on the court and shoot hoops. The teens had been friends since first grade at Jacksonville Elementary School. But it wasn't till Riley, of Jacksonsville, died in December at age 13 after four years of fighting...
  • George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal

    George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal
    George K. McKinney, who was the first African-American to be appointed U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, and whose career in federal service spanned more than four decades, died June 17 of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77. "It...
  • Students raise money for Children's Cancer Foundation

    Students raise money for Children's Cancer Foundation
    The Children's Cancer Foundation Inc. held its 28th annual Bowl-a-Thon, which ran from October 2011 to April of 2012. Participating Schools and Highest Student Fundraisers in Baltimore County were honored and presented with awards at an assembly on May 21...
  • Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food

    Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food
    Nora Ephron was really all about the food. An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
  • Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling

    Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling
    The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg. In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...
  • Ravens' chiropractor is Maryland Man of the Year for fundraising effort

    Ravens' chiropractor is Maryland Man of the Year for fundraising effort
    A relentless 10-week fundraising campaign has led to Doug Miller being named 2012 Maryland Man of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Catonsville resident raised more than $70,000 in that span through his Relentless for a Cure campaign....