| May 12, 2012
| 7:28 AM
BETHESDA — A mother arrives at the Red Cross office at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on a mission for her son, a 23-year-old soldier and double amputee. He needs a back scratcher.
With her bright eyes and wide smile, volunteer Janice...
| Aug 1, 2012
An article in the Aug. 3, 1912, edition of The Argus reported on the pain and suffering endured by a local doctor in his quest to understand the new field of x-rays that eventually led to his undergoing more than 100 operations.
After having lost the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
The three Jewish characters preparing for a Passover Seder spend a night different from all other nights in "The Whipping Man," and Matthew Lopez's drama is also an unusual night for the audience at Center Stage. Although the three men adhere to the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A little more than five years ago, Ryan Henderson was nearing the peak of the sport he loved the most. He had won his race the night before, and he was just a day away from turning professional in motorcycle racing.
But Henderson would never earn the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life.
Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Brendan Marrocco sometimes looks down at his arms and can't believe they really exist.
Until six weeks ago, the 26-year-old didn't have arms. He lost both of his, as well as his legs, in the Iraq War when the armored vehicle he was driving ran over a...
| Apr 22, 2011
To properly know who Ronnie Lott is, and what he has become, it is important to know who he was.
Also, it needs to be established that Lott will be 52 on May 8, which makes him, in the ongoing discussion of the long-term impact of NFL injuries, a...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:15 AM
There was real fear Sunday morning that the 6th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon might never happen when storms rolled through the Centennial Lake area around 6:30 a.m. However, after a 20-minute delay, the first of 15 waves of triathletes...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Like any prospective son-in-law, Sgt. Michael Frazier admitted to jitters about meeting his fiancee's father for the first time. Unlike most, the 29-year-old Marine flew to Miami Wednesday on a private jet with his own cheering section.
"Not to worry...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Shirley L. Tansey, a retired mental health counselor and licensed clinical social worker who had worked at Taylor Manor Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at the Charlestown retirement community.
She was 92....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler...
| Feb 19, 2012
Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision.
Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...