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  • Leaps and bounds

    Leaps and bounds
    I t looks like the bastardized version of a gymnast's somersault, the parkour roll, but it's the most difficult parkour technique to master. In its own deceptive way, it's also the most dangerous. Start with the stance, a squatting position with the...
  • Baltimore voters taken for granted because they can be

     Baltimore voters taken for granted because they can be
    Are we to lament that no Baltimore area politician is running for governor this year ("Running mate choices point to waning Baltimore clout," Oct. 15)? According to The Sun, Bishop Douglas Miles says that it's possible the candidates "are taking our votes...
  • Dulaney cross country runners eager to shine on home course at Barnhart Invitational

    Dulaney cross country runners eager to shine on home course at Barnhart Invitational
    Fans of the host school will be watching the strong strides of Dulaney senior Isabel Griffith, who will be running in her final Barnhart Invitational in the 31st annual showcase on Saturday, Sept. 28. Griffith won the event held on the Timonium course...
  • Wedded: Jessica Agus and Ben Bregman

    Wedded: Jessica Agus and Ben Bregman
    Date: July 21, 2013 Her story: Jessica Agus, 27, grew up in Chevy Chase. She teaches ninth-grade history in San Jose, Calif. Her parents, Robert Agus and Rochelle Helzner, live in Chevy Chase. His story: Ben Bregman, 33, grew up in Bethesda. He is a...
  • Ending the scourge of fake marijuana in Maryland

    Ending the scourge of fake marijuana in Maryland
    Earlier this year, the General Assembly passed legislation to deal with the serious problem of an emerging class of drugs known as "synthetic cannabinoids." The new law, which went into effect Oct. 1, prohibits the sale and possession of drugs intended to...
  • Maintain walkers, wheelchairs like you would a car

    Maintain walkers, wheelchairs like you would a car
    Owning a cane, wheelchair or walker is a little bit like owning a car, said Brad Barnhart, a physical therapist at North Oaks, a senior living community in Pikesville. Skip maintenance, and it could lead to unsafe conditions. Barnhart, with more than 25...
  • Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer

    Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer
    Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...
  • Dream home: Downsizing to comfortable perfection

    Dream home: Downsizing to comfortable perfection
    Robert and Miriam Stern's condominium in the Annen Woods community in Pikesville is emblematic of their many years together — interesting, colorful, tastefully artistic and comfortably eclectic in style. This latest chapter in their story finds the...
  • Cyclist hit in Pikesville

    Cyclist hit in Pikesville
    A Pikesville man was seriously injured Friday when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle while bicycling near his home, Baltimore County police said. Melvin Pachino, 52, of the 2700 block of Waco Court, was riding west on Smith Avenue near Carla...
  • Court rules against development at Pikesville cemetery

    Court rules against development at Pikesville cemetery
    The state's highest court has sided with residents who have been fighting a housing development proposal at a Pikesville cemetery in a years-long case. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled in a decision late last month that a covenant dating to 1913...
  • Subsidized schools for at-risk kids

    Dan Rodricks is right on with his article about doing better for at-risk kids than foster care ("Getting to Baltimore's at-risk kids," June 30). However, the only surefire remedy for abused and neglected kids is to prevent their being born to 11-13- and...
  • Hampden's only ice cream parlor planned to open this month

    Hampden's only ice cream parlor planned to open this month
    We all scream for ice cream, which leaves David and Laura Alima sitting pretty as they prepare to open their new ice cream parlor, The Charmery, in Hampden later this month. Located on the ground floor of the old Chestnut AID Pharmacy, 801 W. 36th St.,...