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  • Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse

    Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse
    Teresa P. deKowzan, a registered nurse who during her 35-year career at Mercy Medical Center was supervisor of the delivery room and served as a mentor to young nurses, died Saturday of breast cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 90.
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    Date: Aug. 31 Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....

    Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines

    Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines
    Baltimore-area organizations were mobilizing relief efforts Saturday after one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall — with winds reaching almost 200 mph — struck the central Philippines, leaving as many as 1,200 people dead....

    Disaster in the Philippines [Editorial]

    Disaster in the Philippines  [Editorial]
    The magnitude of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan on the central Philippines Friday began to emerge over the weekend in the grisly images of buildings reduced to matchsticks and bodies lying in the streets. The Philippines were still reeling from...

    Baltimore emergency manager flying to help in Philippines

    Baltimore emergency manager flying to help in Philippines
    A top Baltimore emergency manager is flying to the Philippines today to help medical teams after a typhoon killed thousands and displaced more than a half-million people. C.P. Hsia, director of planning for the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management,...