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  • Mentalist Joe Riggs is inside your head and has your number

    Mentalist Joe Riggs is inside your head and has your number
    A recorded message on mentalist Joe Riggs' professional phone line features a woman with a British accent saying, "As a mind reader, Joe has probably already deduced who you are, as well as the reason for your call." But, she advises, leave a message...
  • Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator

    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator
    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, a retired Baltimore public school vice principal who earlier had been an English department head and reading teacher, died Aug. 14 at Autumn Ridge Nursing Center in Pikesville of complications from a stroke. He was 92. The...
  • David R. Millard, businessman

    David R. Millard, businessman
    David R. Millard, an oil company executive who was a co-founder of the Chesapeake Oil Co., died Aug. 15 at Stella Maris Hospice of cancer. He was 88. The son of Junius Samuel Millard, a pharmacist, and Marian Bentley Millard, girl's athletic director at...
  • New principal for Mount Washington School

    New principal for Mount Washington School
    Ashley Cook-Plymouth remembers using her family's shed as a fantasy schoolhouse when she was a child in northern Virginia. "I was always the teacher," she said. "I always knew I wanted to be a teacher." She and her sister and best friend turned a wall...
  • Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

    Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders
    Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., an internationally known expert on lipid disorders who was the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Lipid Clinic and was an early advocate for routine cholesterol screening in children, died Friday of prostate cancer...
  • 'Supernatural' star sends 100 visitors to grandmother's Baltimore retirement home

    'Supernatural' star sends 100 visitors to grandmother's Baltimore retirement home
    When the first contestants arrived at Roland Park Place retirement home bearing cards and flowers, residents and staff weren't sure what to make of them. But then it became clear: they were participants in an international scavenger hunt, organized by...
  • Slain toddler a symbol at National Night Out in Waverly

    Slain toddler a symbol at National Night Out in Waverly
    Emotions were high at National Night Out in Baltimore, where residents offered to help pay for a murdered toddler's funeral while the city's police commissioner promised an arrest in the case by the end of the week. The death of 3-year-old McKenzie...
  • Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, 92

    Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, 92
    Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, whose deep faith led her to care for the sick, teach religion and join her husband, the former Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Maryland, in visiting churches throughout the state, died of respiratory failure Aug.4 at...
  • Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor

    Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor
    As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...
  • Wedded: Anna Scanlan and Dave Swift

    Wedded: Anna Scanlan and Dave Swift
    Date: June 7 Her story: Anna Scanlan, 26, grew up in Timonium. She is a labor and delivery nurse at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale and is working toward a master's degree in nursing education at Towson University. Her mother, Mary...
  • Ruxton standout gears up for World Junior Squash championships in Namibia

    Ruxton standout gears up for World Junior Squash championships in Namibia
    You could almost say Casey Wong was born to play squash. The sport is a tie that binds the Wong family. Her mother, Pat Wong, a player for three decades and currently the squash coach at Roland Park Country School, used to put 3-month-old Wong in a...
  • Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day

    Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day
    The root beer float is celebrated every Aug. 6 with its own special food holiday - National Root Beer Float Day. Basically a combination of root beer and vanilla ice cream, the effervescent soda-fountain treat is known in some regions as the black cow....