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  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors

    Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors
    The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966. "The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
  • William D. Townsend, public works official

    William D. Townsend, public works official
    William D. Townsend, former assistant director of Baltimore County's Department of Public Works and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 23 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harford County. He was 92. "The cause of death was failure to...
  • State lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Maryland men top Stony Brook, 11-8

    Long Island natives Mike Chanenchuk and Tim Rotanz combined to score six goals to lead top-ranked Maryland to an 11-8 win over host Stony Brook on Saturday. The Terps improved to 5-0 on the season, while the Seawolves fell to 2-3. After a bit of a...
  • Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse

    Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse
    Following the lead of classmates Matt Rambo and Connor Cannizzaro, freshman Tim Rotanz made quite an impression for No. 1 Maryland. In his first game and first start of 2014, the attackman scored two goals on two shots and picked up two ground balls for...
  • Marylou Yam named Notre Dame of Maryland president

    Marylou Yam named Notre Dame of Maryland president
    Notre Dame of Maryland University announced Thursday that a New Jersey liberal arts college provost known for her research on domestic violence will be its new president. Marylou Yam, currently provost at Saint Peter's University, a Catholic liberal...
  • Counterfeit $20 bills reported at Wegmans Blvd. store [Harford police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Danielle Nichole Nixon, 28, of the 2400 block of Post Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with two counts of vandalism. A person was...
  • Taste of Tuscany at Columbia Mall

    Taste of Tuscany at Columbia Mall
    Step into the Secolari shop at The Mall in Columbia, and you’ll feel as though you’re in a Tuscan farmhouse rather than a suburban shopping center. The walls are lined with stainless-steel containers, called fusti, filled with 20 different...
  • N.Y. boys lacrosse coach arrested on child porn charges

    N.Y. boys lacrosse coach arrested on child porn charges
    A New York State Police investigator who also was working as a boys lacrosse coach has been arrested by the FBI on child pornography charges, multiple sources reported. SeanMichael Pagano, 37, is being held without bail after his arraignment Thursday....
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]

    Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]
    Thank you for highlighting the most important finding of the recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change report: "addressing climate change appears to be cheaper than doing nothing" ("Climate change demands action," April 19). Just as the vast...