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  • Wedded: Nadia Ennis and Rob Zanotti

    Wedded: Nadia Ennis and Rob Zanotti
    Date: Sept. 1, 2013 Her story: Nadia Ennis, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island. She is a veterinary technician at Belvedere Veterinary Center in Baltimore. Her parents are retired and live in Palm Bay, Fla. His story: Robert Zanotti, 34, was born in...
  • Towson women's soccer player Emily Banes 'willing to work' toward goals

    Towson women's soccer player Emily Banes 'willing to work' toward goals
    Emily Banes at first laughed at the question. Then she owned up to it. She is stubborn. It is an adjective that usually carries some baggage, but for the senior forward on the Towson women's soccer team, it is a recipe for success. Banes' stubbornness...
  • Tired of robocalls? Nomorobo blocks them for you [Senior Circles]

    Last week at dinner with friends, we got on the subject of those pesky robocalls, which we seniors have been bombarded with and have complained so much about. Remember, I wrote about the subject in Senior Circles ("Telephone scams target senior citizens...
  • Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore

    Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore
    Online television service Aereo Inc. plans to expand to the Baltimore area starting Dec. 16, offering monthly subscriptions starting at $8 for viewing or recording live television on smart phones, tablets and laptops, the Long Island City-based company...
  • Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home

    Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home
    On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Diane Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson. It...
  • Katherine Rafalko, nurse

    Katherine Rafalko, nurse
    Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91. Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y.,...
  • John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney

    John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney
    One day after losing a tough semifinal contest at the Stop-DWI Classic Tournament in Binghamton, N.Y., the John Carroll Patriots rebounded Monday night to earn a 57-49 victory over the Philadelphia Math, Civics & Sciences School side in the tournament's...
  • Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals

    Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals
    Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot didn't have the same childhood dreams as a lot of her counterparts growing up. Rather than aspiring to be a police officer, prima ballerina or athlete, Walker-Lightfoot always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. The profession,...
  • Roundup: Edwards named MVP as No. 1 McDonogh girls win at Diamond St. Classic

    Roundup: Edwards named MVP as No. 1 McDonogh girls win at Diamond St. Classic
    McDonogh’s Danielle Edwards was named tournament Most Valuable Player after leading the No. 1 Eagles girls basketball team past host St. Elizabeth, 44-29, Monday in the championship game of the St. Francis Healthcare Cup at the 22ndĀ annual Diamond...
  • Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.

    Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.
    Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him. Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
  • Report: NJIT to add Division I men's lacrosse for 2015

    Report: NJIT to add Division I men's lacrosse for 2015
    New Jersey Institute of Technology has announced that it will add Division I men’s lacrosse for the 2015 season, according to Inside Lacrosse, becoming the 69th program in D-I and the 11th added since 2010. The news is somewhat surprising given...
  • Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games

    Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games
    Carol Benjamin didn't like having the bull's-eye on her back. Competing in the seventh Maccabiah Games in 1965, she despised the pressure that came with being one of the most highly regarded athletes in fencing. And she didn't like the idea that if...