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  • Kenneth G. Yeager, educator

    Kenneth G. Yeager, educator
    Kenneth G. Yeager, a retired Catonsville educator and counselor who had been principal of Catonsville Evening High School and Catonsville Adult Center, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. The...
  • Our loving gentle giant

    Our loving gentle giant
    Edward Feete was buried this past week. His was a simple service at a Falls Road funeral home, attended by dozens of his friends and remaining family. Eddie was 68, still youngish by today's standards for a long life. But Eddie was a big guy — a...
  • Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator

    Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator
    One of the first things that needed changing was the hard floor. Jillian Barber could scarcely believe that she'd been hired to launch Annapolis High School's dance program in a room that clearly was not suited for dance. So she started from the bottom:...
  • Ridiculous 'war on cola'

     Ridiculous 'war on cola'
    I guess I wasn't surprised by your recent editorial slamming colas and other sugary beverages ("A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). It's obvious you firmly believe that no one is ever responsible for anything that happens in his or her life because it's...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'The Yoga Play'

    'Homeland' recap, 'The Yoga Play'
    Spies, drones, runaways, yoga and kidnapping: episode five had it all. The episode was framed by Saul’s duck-hunting trip with the old boys network of DC. Invited by the White House chief of staff, Saul assumes that he was there to network with...
  • In search of charm during a first few trips to Harford [Column]

    Driving from the city up Belair Road onto Baltimore Pike, as I headed into the Town of Bel Air, I did not know what to expect. I was born and bred in Baltimore and aside from a short stint in the Sunshine state, "Charm City" was all I knew. While many...
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
  • Long lines are a welcome sight at hospital health fair

    Long lines are a welcome sight at hospital health fair
    The main floor of Laurel Regional Hospital was bustling with activity Friday, Oct. 25 as people stood in lines to get a wide range of free health screenings provided by doctors and other medical specialists. Brochures, pamphlets, medical equipment and...
  • Man's cross country trek stops in Harford to promote healthy living

    Man's cross country trek stops in Harford to promote healthy living
    George Throop has exhausted his entire savings account and gone $11,000 in debt. But he said that will not stop his trek across the country to promote healthy living. "The walk has cost me close to $20,000 over the past four years," 38-year-old Throop...
  • Fitness boot camp makes believers of Mount Washington moms

    Fitness boot camp makes believers of Mount Washington moms
    Dawn had yet to break on a recent Monday morning as 20 women began working out to pulsating music in a well-lit warehouse overlooking darkened Falls Road. "Look how many people are here," said Allison Buchalter, 42, of Roland Park. "It's 5:30 in the...
  • Let CA know importance of year-round pools [Letter]

    Let CA know importance of year-round pools [Letter]
    Last week's Columbia Flier article pointed out accurately how active our today's seniors are, and the growing need for programs that address their needs. More and more seniors are turning to swimming and water aerobics as an ideal form of exercise for...
  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...