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  • Susa Kessler

    Susa Kessler
    Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
  • Standing ovations for Glenelg Jazz Ensemble during European tour [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenelg Jazz Ensemble had the experience of a lifetime in Europe, according to Dayton resident Betsy Brown, who accompanied the group as a chaperone.  The students, under the direction of Barry Enzman, were invited to perform six concerts at five...
  • Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law

    Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law
    Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps in the mix with 2014 wing Dominique Uhl

    InsideMDSports: Terps in the mix with 2014 wing Dominique Uhl
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Dominique Uhl, a 6-foot-8 wing from Germany, has starred this summer for the Jersey Shore...
  • There are good reasons to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia

    There are good reasons to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia
    Kevin Rector made some good arguments for not boycotting the Sochi Olympics, but he is overlooking some important issues ("Why boycotting Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia isn't the right move," Aug. 1). First, the law prohibiting gay propaganda is...
  • Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be

    Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be
    The letters in support of Gov. Martin O'Malley's greenhouse gas reduction plan show an amazing ignorance of the facts ("O'Malley says state has 'moral obligation' to avert climate change," July 25). The U.S. uses 4,000 billion kilowatt hours per year....
  • Diesel's day has arrived

    Diesel's day has arrived
    One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil. He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
  • Pasadena man honored for WWII British Merchant Navy service

    Pasadena man honored for WWII British Merchant Navy service
    Sometimes recognition for a job well done is a long time coming. Seventy years ago, Pasadena resident William Tiernan was an 18-year-old sailor in the British Merchant Navy, participating in one of World War II's most dangerous assignments, the...
  • Old Stein Inn: a German restaurant worth the drive

    Old Stein Inn: a German restaurant worth the drive
     It turns out that I really like sauerbraten. At least I like the sauerbraten at the Old Stein Inn, where I really liked just about everything that I ate, drank and otherwise soaked in on a sunny Sunday afternoon on the restaurant's back patio. But what...
  • Harry Blumenthal, engineer and opera fan

    Harry Blumenthal, engineer and opera fan
    Harry Blumenthal, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who became an engineer and an ardent opera fan, died Aug. 12 of a stroke at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 89. The son of shopkeepers, Harry Blumenthal was born in Limburg, Germany, and was...
  • Obama's dithering on Syria puts the economy at risk

    Obama's dithering on Syria puts the economy at risk
    President Barack Obama's vacillation on Syria — first delaying military action and then booting the decision to Congress — poses grave threats to U.S. prosperity. Imminent military action, especially in the Middle East, instigates fears of...
  • Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms

    Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms
    James Callear flipped back and forth between his laptop and a fat stack of books as he tried to assign a value to a set of Hull pottery for Bonnie Crabbs at an American Legion post in Westminster. Crabbs was among dozens who brought their antiques to be...