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  • Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies

    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies
    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former...
  • Edith M. Patterson, educator

    Edith M. Patterson, educator
    Edith M. "Edie" Patterson, a former St. Paul's School educator, died Aug. 1 of an autoimmune disease at The Highlands, a retirement community in Topsham, Maine. The longtime Homeland resident was 81. The daughter of an insurance executive and a...
  • Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT

    Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT
    The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers. Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
  • Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder

    Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder
    Originally from West Hartford, Conn., Matt Frazao moved to Baltimore to attend The Peabody Conservatory, where he earned a degree in classical guitar performance. At the start of 2009, he co-founded the Out of Your Head music collective with bassist...
  • Financial adviser in print and on the air

    Julius M. Westheimer, a Baltimore investment banker who became the region's best-known financial adviser as an effervescent analyst for newspapers, radio and television, died late yesterday afternoon at his Pikesville home. Mr. Westhimer would have...
  • Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'

    Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'
    The West Hartford area's talented teens take to the stage for "On The Town," this year's West Hartford Summer Arts Festival production, which runs July 31 to Aug. 3. The festival, often referred to as SAF, began as an opportunity for high school and...
  • West Hartford Coach A Contestant On Competition Show 'The Quest'

    West Hartford Coach A Contestant On Competition Show 'The Quest'
    "Game of Thrones" fans, are you having withdrawal symptoms as you wait for the HBO series to resume? Then take this in the meantime: on July 31, "The Quest," billed as "a competition taking 12 unsuspecting contestants to an imaginative realm where ogres...
  • Rocky Hill Expects Funding For Athletic Field For Disabled Children

    ROCKY HILL — Funding to construct an $800,000 baseball field at Elm Ridge Park for children with disabilities is expected to be approved Friday by the State Bond Commission, state legislators said Tuesday. The Miracle League complex will feature...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
  • Farmers Market Planned At West Hartford's Bishops Corner

    Farmers Market Planned At West Hartford's Bishops Corner
    WEST HARTFORD — A new farmers market is opening at Bishops Corner, thanks to efforts of the local neighborhood association. Located in the Starbucks parking lot off Albany Avenue near the Crown Market, the farmers market will begin on Aug. 2 and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Summer Arts Festival Presents "On The Town"

    "On the Town" follows three sailors in the US Navy (Gabey, Chip, and Ozzie) on a 24-hour shore leave in New York City during June 1941, when time is of the essence. Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins, On the Town proves that nothing in life is guaranteed,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Water @ 226

    The newest exhibition Water @226 in Windsor features the work of three Connecticut visual artists; Holly Pelton, Luciana Heineman and Linda Lilling. The show opens with a public reception on August 7 from 5-7 PM and runs until September 14th. Work can...
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  • Justin Benedik enjoys 'great experience' at wushu worlds

    Justin Benedik enjoys 'great experience' at wushu worlds
    Maryland alumnus Justin Benedik enjoyed a successful trip to the recently completed 12th World Wushu Championships in Malaysia, finishing fourth in compulsory changquan (long fist), 15th in gun shu (staff) and 32nd in dao shu (broadsword) last weekend....
  • The dragon is awake

    The dragon is awake
    There is intense focus on Beijing this week, as the plenary meeting of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee, which includes President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, concludes after a series of discussions on economic reforms designed to...
  • Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.

    Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.
    The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years. It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
  • Morgan looks beyond Baltimore

    Morgan looks beyond Baltimore
    Nearly 820,000 international students — a national record — studied at universities in the United States during the 2012-2013 academic year, according to a report released this month by the Institute for International Education. At Morgan...
  • 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...
  • John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students

    John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students
    When The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors in September 1964, The Sisters of St. Joseph served as the faculty and lived in a building on campus officially known as the John Carroll Faculty House. By the early 2000s, only two sisters were...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'

    Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'
    The longer former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden stays holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport while Russian President Vladimir Putin cynically proclaims him a martyr to freedom of speech...
  • Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace

    Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace
    Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast. Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
  • Defense bill includes provision for space contractors

    Defense bill includes provision for space contractors
    A little-noticed provision in a massive, $633 billion military spending bill approved by Congress last week will end a decade-old battle over whether to ease export restrictions on U.S. satellite technology. If signed by President Barack Obama, the...
  • New buffet expands Laurel's dining options

    New buffet expands Laurel's dining options
    A long line at Laurel Plaza June 28 heralded the grand opening of Grande Buffet and Grill, where the first 100 takers in the late-morning line were treated to free chow — as much of it as they wanted. As green, yellow, red and blue streamers met a...
  • Services planned for Catonsville child who died after transplant

    Services planned for Catonsville child who died after transplant
    Services for 6-year-old Teresa Bartlinski will be held at St. Mark Church in Catonsville on Friday and Saturday, the family's pastor said Tuesday. Viewings for the child, who died Monday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be held Friday...