| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Dr. Stuart Walker is having a pretty good year.
The retired Annapolis pediatrician got married in March, turned 90 in April, won a sailing regatta last weekend and on Tuesday was selected for induction into the National Sailing Hall of Fame.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages.
"The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Carroll Community College President Faye Pappalardo will retire in June 2014 after 15 years as the school's president.
She informed the college's Board of Trustees of her retirement Thursday night.
"Absolutely, it was not an easy decision," Pappalardo...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology, in partnership with The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research, has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to help eradicate skin cancer, according to a news release.
On Saturday, Johns Hopkins...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Joe Shatus' mother died Saturday morning, June 22, the same day that his father died 31 years earlier.
Late that afternoon, the retired fundraiser, 67, sat at a patio table outside the market at Belvedere Square. There, 30 people, young and old and from...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: Gerard Neely, of Forest Hill, graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: The following students graduated from James Madison University May 4: Christopher Petty, of Jarrettsville; Rachel Otto, of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The recent article "St. Mary's College: a cautionary tale for America's bloated higher education system," about the under-enrollment for next year's freshman class and why it is happening, struck me as badly written and simply untrue.
I finished up my...
| Jun 7, 2013
Bates Middle gets grant
The College Board has awarded Wiley H. Bates Middle School in Annapolis a $5,000 Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts. Bates became the county's first fully arts-integrated school, as well as a magnet school for the...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Many predicted the 1980s crack epidemic would create a generation of children with major developmental and behavioral problems, but a new study found much of that hype hasn't panned out.
Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the University...