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  • Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies

    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies
    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former North Roland Park resident was 93.
  • Edith M. Patterson, educator

    Edith M. Patterson, educator
    Edith M. "Edie" Patterson, a former St. Paul's School educator, died Aug. 1 of an autoimmune disease at The Highlands, a retirement community in Topsham, Maine. The longtime Homeland resident was 81. The daughter of an insurance executive and a...

    Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT

    Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT
    The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers. Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...

    Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder

    Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder
    Originally from West Hartford, Conn., Matt Frazao moved to Baltimore to attend The Peabody Conservatory, where he earned a degree in classical guitar performance. At the start of 2009, he co-founded the Out of Your Head music collective with bassist...

    Financial adviser in print and on the air

    Julius M. Westheimer, a Baltimore investment banker who became the region's best-known financial adviser as an effervescent analyst for newspapers, radio and television, died late yesterday afternoon at his Pikesville home. Mr. Westhimer would have...