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  • Franz X. Groll, physician

    Franz X. Groll, physician
    Dr. Franz Xavier Groll, a retired physician who lived and practiced on Eager Street in downtown Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood, died of pulmonary thrombosis April 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 95. Born in Aalen in Germany, he was the son...
  • The Bavarian case for registering guns

    The Bavarian case for registering guns
    Besides drinking beer, there are two other pastimes that Bavarians love: driving and sport-shooting, including hunting. Bavarians build BMW's "Ultimate Driving Machines." Bavarians' national dress is hunter green. No one who visits Munich is likely to...
  • Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies

    Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies
    Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85. A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Aaron Clamage and Bettina Guentner are engaged

    Larry and Bella Clamage, of Laurel, and Herbert and Baerble Guentner, of Woerthsee, Germany, announce the engagement of their children, Aaron and Bettina. A 2001 graduate of the University of Maryland, the future groom is a professional photographer....
  • 'Obamacare' will benefit all Americans

    As an former Catonsville resident living overseas, I've experienced the advantages of having a national health care program. Five years ago I got a liver transplant here, making me a real-life German (liver)-American (heart). All my medical costs were...
  • Karl Beetz, machinist

    Karl Beetz, machinist
    Karl Beetz, a retired machinist and maintenance mechanic, died May 25 of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 90. The son of a mason and a homemaker, Karl Beetz was born and raised in Kronach, Germany. After he graduated in 1938 from a technical...
  • History Matters: Sports results from 100 years ago

    100 years ago Base ball: Alphonians 4 - Criterions 0' "The fourth meeting of the Criterion Seconds of Baltimore and the crack Alphonians at Woodstock, resulted in a fourth victory for the local lads. The winners bunched enough hits in the first,...
  • Thanks to presidential debate, Big Bird is today's word on the street

    OK, now, let me see. There are nearly 315 million people living in the United States, and the Center for Public Broadcasting gets $445 million a year from the federal budget. That means each person pays a little more than a buck a year, or, to be a bit...
  • Laurel native returns for solo concert Friday

    Jeff Aug has moved so far in his career as a guitarist that he now lives in a town in southern Germany, but he's returning to the town where he grew up, Laurel, for a solo concert on Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m., at Montpelier Arts Center. Performing...
  • Preventive wars are tricky to judge in retrospect

    As David Swanson points out in his recent article, the War of 1812 was indeed senseless, born of wanton stupidity ("America's first war of choice: 1812). It served no useful purpose, local battle glories notwithstanding. Not all wars are like that,...
  • Karl Max Jenkins, engineer

    Karl Max Jenkins, engineer
    Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community. The former longtime Lauraville...