| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:37 PM
James McCormick "Mickey" Webster Jr., an outstanding lacrosse attackman who was co-captain of the 1959 Johns Hopkins University national championship team and later became an insurance and financial planning executive, died Friday of pancreatic cancer...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka of Crownsville won the top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for designing a new method to detect pancreatic cancer, Intel announced Friday.
The fair, held in Pittsburgh, is the world’s...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Sally Ride had the coolest name. Perfect for the first American woman in space.
On that day in 1983 when she shattered the ultimate glass ceiling aboard the shuttle Challenger, many in the crowd of a quarter-million people watching the launch — a...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Harry L. Rosenzweig, an influential mathematics professor who had been chairman of the math department at McDaniel College, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at his Westminster home.
He was 72.
"Harry was very popular with math majors and, in general,...
| May 20, 2012
| 4:31 PM
One by one, 43 times the bell chimed and echoed across Patriot Plaza in Towson Sunday, as the Baltimore County Fire Service hosted its annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the county's fire service monument along Pennsylvania Avenue.
James Doran of the...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Pamela Furness Engel, an Anne Arundel County biology teacher and teaching adviser, died of pancreatic cancer May 16 at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. She was 58 and lived in Linthicum.
Born Pamela Furness in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Sad news today -- Jeffrey Zaslow, who wrote such popular non-fiction as "The Last Lecture" and "The Girls from Ames," died today in a car crash in Michigan. The Wall Street Journal, where he has worked as a reporter, said that he died after losing control...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Another week of blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice,” and another two hours to boil down into a single blog post. A nice change of pace this week for the audience: Instead of clipped montages of contestants who didn’t make the...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Harry Reese Gamber, a high school dropout who became a successful businessman specializing in drywall and painting, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Owings Mills resident, who had lived in Catonsville for many years,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Maryland's future scientists are in jeopardy, and our antiquated charter school law is partially to blame.
Our inability to get things right with our charter law is endangering high-performing charter schools, putting them at risk for closure....