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  • Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist

    Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist
    Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96. The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
  • Basque restaurant coming to Meadow Mill

    The former executive chef at Petit Louis will open La Cuchara, a Basque restaurant in the Meadow Mill complex, this summer. The chef is Ben Lefenfeld, a veteran of the Foreman Wolf restaurant group, who also worked at Charleston and who helped Foreman...
  • SNCF: Holocaust legislation is discriminatory [Commentary]

    SNCF: Holocaust legislation is discriminatory  [Commentary]
    Perhaps the darkest episode in human history, the Holocaust has been at the center of Jewish and world consciousness for over six decades. In the spring of 1940, France was invaded and occupied by Nazi troops. Both my parents and grandparents, who were...
  • Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis

    Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis
    The specter of the Holocaust came to Annapolis on Monday as survivors and their descendants sought what they view as justice in memory of a witness who couldn't be there. Leo Bretholz of Pikesville had been scheduled to testify on behalf of a bill to...
  • Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

    Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
  • Why single out the French for complicity in Nazi atrocities? [Letter]

    My wife of 46 years is French, and as a result I have spent a lot of time in France and ridden the SNCF rails in France. I have a brother-in-law who was a SNCF engineer. So seeing the acronym in a recent article, I wondered why someone was publicly...
  • High school French students savor flavor of France

    Almost every seat was quickly vacated in the student union's Decker Forum when the desserts arrived. The dense chocolate mousse cake and the apple tart drew sighs of happiness from the high school students in the room, even after they had already...
  • Georges Garinther, civilian engineer

    Georges Garinther, civilian engineer
    Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
  • An opportunity for Pepco customers [Editorial]

    An opportunity for Pepco customers  [Editorial]
    Dear Pepco customers, We, your neighbors in the Baltimore Gas & Electric service territory, have a sense of how you must feel. A giant national corporation is swooping into town with an offer to buy your hometown utility, one that has been deeply...
  • No reparations, no business [Commentary]

    No reparations, no business [Commentary]
    While it was many years ago, the horrific injustices I experienced during the Holocaust are seared in my brain. I can still recall in explicit detail the atrocities I saw as I was placed in a cattle car bound for a Nazi death camp and as I watched...
  • At Hippodrome's 10th anniversary, a report card

    At Hippodrome's 10th anniversary, a report card
    Ten years after the Hippodrome reopened its doors, revealing a vibrant makeover to a long-neglected, century-old Baltimore landmark, the theater appears to have settled into a manageable groove. That was especially true a few weeks ago, when people...
  • Marylanders Fabien Lefevre, Ashley Nee make U.S. team for ICF Slalom World Championship in McHenry

    Marylanders Fabien Lefevre, Ashley Nee make U.S. team for ICF Slalom World Championship in McHenry
    Fabien Lefevre of Bethesda and Ashley Nee of Darnestown made the U.S. team that will compete at the ICF Slalom World Championship on Sept. 16-21 in McHenry, the first time the event will be held on American soil in 25 years. Lefevre, a two-time...