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Dominican Republic

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  • Pfefferkorn-de Messieres wed

    Candace M. Pfefferkorn and Michel E. de Messieres Joan and Louis Pfefferkorn Jr., of West Friendship, announce the marriage of their daughter, Candace Marie Pfefferkorn, to Michel Escande de Messières, son of Susan and the late Olivier de Messières, of...
  • Carroll County relief agency is conduit for survival in Dominican Republic

    Carroll County relief agency is conduit for survival in Dominican Republic
    The Least of These Ministries, a faith-based, nondenominational relief organization founded by Manchester resident Steve Hull and his wife, shipped 200,000 meal packages to undernourished Haitian sugar cane workers this week. On the morning of Oct. 10,...
  • Dr. Louise Schnaufer

    Dr. Louise Schnaufer
    Dr. Louise Schnaufer, an internationally renowned pediatric surgeon who had been associated with Union Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital early in her career, died Oct. 14 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Cathedral Village, a...
  • Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos

    Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos
    Many Latinos in Baltimore lack medical coverage, which contributes to problems such as fewer mothers getting prenatal care, according to a new report that takes the first comprehensive look at the group's health. The report, released Thursday by the city...
  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...
  • Grandparent, driveway scams circulating in Howard

    After hearing reports of scams being played in Howard County, the county government has issued a warning to residents. "If something seems out of the ordinary, it probably is, but you can protect yourselves and others by becoming more aware of these con-...
  • Rapid Redux goes for 19th in row, share of mark

    Rapid Redux, who has won 18 consecutive starts, can tie the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories held by Zenyatta and Peppers Pride with a victory today at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old gelding will face four rivals in the sixth race, a...
  • Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines

    Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines
    A panel of Roman Catholic priests and others in church life faced an audience of lively fifth graders Thursday, offering snippets of their personal history histories and the motivation for their career choices. But many children were so unfamiliar with...
  • Stuart L. Buchwald

    Stuart L. Buchwald
    Stuart L. Buchwald, a former Baltimore professional prestidigitator who performed under the name of "Stuartini the Magnificent," died Oct. 21 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer at his home in Hollywood, Fla. He was 67. Mr. Buchwald...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies around the Baltimore area. The high temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees. Expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature around 35 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely

    Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely
    Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
  • Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull

    Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull
    Wedding Date: August 4, 2012 Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...