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  • 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...
  • New Towson police commander brings diverse experience

    New Towson police commander brings diverse experience
    Capt. Jay Landsman Jr., the Towson precinct's fourth commander in 22 months, hopes to bring the communication skills gleaned in two decades on the job and the policing background of a third-generation officer to his new role as Towson's top cop. "This...
  • Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean. Working from an...
  • HdG community-wide yard sale is finally here

    Let's go shopping, dear readers! The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (raindate Sunday April 27). Spaces are still available, 410-939-6562 for $10 (benefits Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission). Downtown...
  • Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery

    Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it? Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among...
  • Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher

    Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher
    Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82. Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
  • 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...