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  • Monkton man's book tells of his return to steeplechase saddle

    Monkton man's book tells of his return to steeplechase saddle
    In 1998, Patrick Smithwick turned 47, an age his father never reached. Legendary steeplechase jockey A.P. "Paddy" Smithwick was just 46 when he died of lung cancer in 1973. Living longer than his father prompted Smithwick to scrutinize his orderly life....
  • Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death

    Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death
    Here is how Charlie Kelly imagined the scene at the pearly gates this week: William Donald Schaefer awaits entry as St. Peter goes over his list. Maybe his eyes are widening as he sees all the rude, bombastic things Schaefer has said over the years. A...
  • Morris Martick, restaurateur

    Morris Martick, restaurateur
    Morris Martick, the colorful restaurateur who ran a Baltimore landmark for nearly four decades, died of lung cancer early Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 88. Friends said he collapsed while walking on Howard Street last month. He had...
  • For the smoking ban

    Regarding the letter to the editor published Dec. 9 in the Open Forum, "Steaming over smoking ban:" I find all of your arguments faulty.  First let me speak to "how would enforcement work?" It's simple, when someone, who is not a smoker, sees a person...
  • Alan Gross, in Cuban prison, asks to see his ailing mother

    Alan Gross, in Cuban prison, asks to see his ailing mother
    Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking communications equipment into the communist nation, is asking authorities there to let him return to the United States to visit his ailing mother before she dies. Gross,...
  • Memories of Morris Martick, an inimitable Baltimorean

    Memories of Morris Martick, an inimitable Baltimorean
    Morris Martick, the inimitable Baltimore restaurateur, has died at 88. Martick died of lung cancer early Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. Read Jacques Kelly's obituary. We've started to hear from people who knew Morris Martick, or just about him....
  • Cancer risk of eating meat wildly overstated

    It is irresponsible to claim, as the letter writer from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) does, that eating meat is equivalent to smoking cigarettes ("Unhealthful foods kill more Americans every year than tobacco," May 13). In...
  • Editorial: Ban on smoking at community college follows a campus trend

    "One of these days, they'll ban outdoor smoking." That was a rueful refrain heard a decade or so ago from smokers as they were banished from indoor public spaces and relegated to lawns and building stoops if they wanted to light up. That was prophetic,...
  • From Cuban cell, Gross thanks Jewish community for support

    From Cuban cell, Gross thanks Jewish community for support
    Alan Gross, the Potomac man serving 15 years in Cuba after carrying communications equipment into the communist island nation, continues to communicate with supporters from the military hospital where he is held. The Jewish Community Relations Council of...
  • North County student wins Intel Science Fair's top prize

    North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
  • Jeanette Aska, science teacher

    Jeanette Aska, science teacher
    Jeanette Elizabeth Aska, a Baltimore City high school biology and physics teacher, died of lung cancer July 3 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 60. Born on St. John's, Antigua, she was a 1970 graduate of Charlotte...
  • Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines

    Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines
    For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men. But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...