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  • Eileen B. Graeff, sales associate

    Eileen B. Graeff, a retired Verizon marketing and sales associate, died Feb. 18 from breast cancer at her Ellicott City home. She was 66. The former Eileen Buss was born and raised in Hagerstown, where she graduated in 1964 from North Hagerstown High...
  • Does Baltimore think trash cans cause litter?

    Does Baltimore think trash cans cause litter?
    On Oct. 22, the Baltimore City Council passed a bill confirming my long-held belief that people in Baltimore actually think trash cans cause litter. Though the bill appears simply to criminalize the dumping of excess quantities of noxious waste in...
  • Police blotter

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police report: A woman hit a child in the head in a parking lot at Halls Cross Roads Elementary School on Friday. Two males threw a rock at a storm door from a beige Jeep on Friday in the 400 block of South Rogers Street. A...
  • Shape Up! Five fun ways to stay on the road to fitness

    Shape Up! Five fun ways to stay on the road to fitness
    Fall is near and our incentive to have bikini-fit bodies may be coming to an end. Or is it? Most experts would agree that the importance of year-round fitness is essential. So with big holiday meals looming in the distance, you might want to get motivated...
  • Making child protection a higher priority

    Making child protection a higher priority
    The earthquake struck without warning during children's naptime. Fortunately, Judy Tribby and her fellow staff members at the YMCA-Arc child care center in Bowie knew exactly what to do last August, when the ground started to shake. Within seconds, well...
  • The Interview: Drew Adia on the Ravens' official dentists

    The Interview: Drew Adia on the Ravens' official dentists
    Drew Adia studied biology at Towson University, planning to attend medical school and become a doctor. His parents, immigrants from the Philippines, wanted that. But as Adia prepared for the MCATs, his career plans suddenly changed. Working as a...
  • J. Russell 'Russ' Kimmel, tire executive

    J. Russell 'Russ' Kimmel, tire executive
    J. Russell "Russ" Kimmel, a retired tire company executive, died Friday from pancreatic cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 84. The son of a tire company owner and a homemaker, John Russell Kimmel — he never used his first name — was born...
  • Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator

    Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator
    Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home. He was 94. "Arthur...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens lead their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Hornets' P.J. Hairston: Chance meeting at grocery store led to car swap with Josh Gordon

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston said he met Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon at a Chapel Hill grocery store, which eventually led to Gordon driving Hairston's Cadillac when he was arrested on a DWI charge in Raleigh....
  • Hornets' P.J. Hairston says he swapped vehicles with Browns receiver Josh Gordon before DWI arrest

    Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston claims a random encounter with Browns All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon at a grocery store in Chapel Hill, N.C., led to the two pro athletes swapping vehicles on the eve of Gordon being arrested and charged with...
  • East Hartford Mayor Donates To Regional Animal Shelter

    SOUTH WINDSOR — The Tyler Regional Animal Care Shelter, a municipal shelter that serves South Windsor, Manchester and East Hartford, received a $5,000 donation Wednesday from money raised at the annual Mayor's Charity Ball in East Hartford. Mayor...