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  • William A. Seiler III, real estate developer

    William A. Seiler III, real estate developer
    William A. Seiler III, a retired real estate developer who was a U.S. Professional Tennis Association coach and umpire, died in his sleep of liver failure Aug. 30 at his Monkton home. He was 80. Born in Baltimore and raised on Tunbridge Road in Homeland,...
  • Maryland troops get official welcome home

    Maryland troops get official welcome home
    Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...
  • Offensive football players to watch in the 2014 season

    Offensive football players to watch in the 2014 season
    Jacquez Adams Franklin, quarterback, senior Coming off a season in which he threw for 2,836 yards and 30 touchdowns, Adams aims to help the Indians repeat as state champions. He averaged 202.6 passing yards and completed 65.8 percent of his passes...
  • New hope for historic road showing its age

    New hope for historic road showing its age
    The rise of this city in Harford County and its decline owed much to U.S. 40 and the car-centric culture of 20th century America. From World War II to the 1960s, motels and gas stations sprouted along the main road from Baltimore to Philadelphia to...
  • NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans

    NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans
    The National Institutes of Health has announced the first clinical trial of a vaccine to protect healthy people from infection by the Ebola virus, which is responsible for an estimated 1,550 deaths throughout West Africa. NIH Director Francis Collins...
  • World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]
    Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities.  The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
  • Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds

    Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds
    Polyurethane foam, long used in products such as bedding, furniture and insulation to make people more comfortable, someday also may save lives. Eight Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students have devised a tool that may stop profuse...
  • East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

    East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group
    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First...
  • Dennis J. Healy, salesman

    Dennis J. Healy, salesman
    Dennis J. Healy, a retired bindery and graphics salesman, died Aug. 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications after open-heart surgery. The Perry Hall resident was 73. Dennis Joseph Healy was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, where he...
  • 'Lot going on' at Aberdeen Proving Ground, CECOM commander says

    'Lot going on' at Aberdeen Proving Ground, CECOM commander says
    Army Maj. Gen. Bruce Crawford says he regularly sees people come up and thank soldiers and he wants to make sure that continues. "There is a lot going on here at this installation," Crawford said. "After 13 years of war, there is one heck of a story to...
  • Jacksonville Senior Center turns 35

    Jacksonville Senior Center turns 35
    What a difference 35 years has made to the Jacksonville Senior Center. Once a group of 29, the center now boasts 1,300 members First came the GALA club. The name was short for the Golden Age Leisure Activities club that was founded in 1973 by 29...
  • Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

    Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies
    Dunbar Brooks, a longtime Turners Station civic activist who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County school board and later became president of the Maryland State Board of Education, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins...