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  • Across the border, but closer than nationals

    Across the border, but closer than nationals
    PHILADELPHIA -- When Stephanie Ryall steps onto the track tonight at the 120th Penn Relays, she'll be one of only three Canadian individuals at the event. None of the three have run there before. The Hamilton runner says a calm strategy should help her...
  • Ralph R. Baney, sculptor

    Ralph R. Baney, sculptor
    Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
  • Ethel G. Coleman, educator

    Ethel G. Coleman, educator
    Ethel G. Coleman, a retired city public school teacher, died Jan. 14 of heart failure at the Hillcrest Convalescence Center in Durham, N.C. The former Ashburton resident was 98. The daughter of William Henry Gillis, a farmer, and Barbara Goins Gillis,...
  • Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship

    Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship
    In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Juan...
  • Loch Raven grad jumping into international recognition

    Triple jumper Waithe earns bronze medal in El Salvador Parkville resident and Loch Raven High School grad Steve Waithe is building quite a track and field résumé in the triple jump. At Loch Raven High School, he claimed two state championships and...
  • Carney: May is the time to play at Parkville Senior Center

    Since it is Older Americans Month and the theme is "Never Too Old to Play" here are some the fun events coming up at the Parkville Senior Center: On May 31 at 1 p.m., a Caribbean calypso party will take you to the Islands of Trinidad and Tobago to...
  • UniverSoul Circus displays global flavor

    UniverSoul Circus displays global flavor
    Long before the throngs of audience members generate "oohs" and "ahhs," the staff of the UniverSoul Circus begins to craft its unusual performances, spending months combing the globe for fresh acts. The result includes performers such as the Shaolin Kung...
  • Dr. Paul Lietman

    Dr. Paul Lietman
    Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79. "He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine

    Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine
    It's not quite warm outside but with the return of spring and summer offerings to our favorite local bar menus, you can certainly try to will (or numb) your body into feeling like it is. So it snowed last week? Inside, I was sipping on a daiquiri,...
  • Teaching the ABCs of literacy in Laurel

    Teaching the ABCs of literacy in Laurel
    In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
  • Helen B. Wolfe, advocate of women's rights

    Helen B. Wolfe, advocate of women's rights
    Helen B. Wolfe, an outspoken advocate of women's rights who also had been a member of the faculty of McDaniel College for more than a decade, died March 5 from cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 79. With a head of thick...
  • U.S. could play in Gold Cup here

    Men's soccer U.S. could play in Gold Cup here M&T Bank Stadium will host CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals July 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one of them could include the United States. The U.S. team will play Belize, Costa Rica and Cuba in the...