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  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
    ┬áBaltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index. The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
  • Hopkins reclaims 'top hospital' ranking

    Hopkins reclaims 'top hospital' ranking
    Johns Hopkins Hospital is back on top — reclaiming bragging rights and a lucrative marketing chip as the nation's best hospital in the annual ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report. A year after being knocked from its 21-year perch...
  • Massachusetts nonprofit brings foreclosure relief program to Maryland

    Massachusetts nonprofit brings foreclosure relief program to Maryland
    A Massachusetts firm that acquires foreclosed homes and sells them back to their former owners under more affordable loan terms is expected to announce Friday its expansion into Maryland. This would be Boston Community Capital's first foray outside...
  • Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, anesthesiologist

    Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, anesthesiologist
    Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
  • With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial

    With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial
    The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans. At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...
  • Four Ravens jerseys stolen in Bel Air [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Horace Andrew Kenly, 51, of the 500 block of Bonnie Drive, was charged Friday with tampering with an electric meter and having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Tykeem Bacon, 24, of the first block of Mount Royal Avenue, was charged...
  • Harford County police blotter: Trespassers start fires in Abingdon

    Aberdeen Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession. Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...
  • James H. Eacker, environmentalist

    James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79. The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
  • Letter: Oatmeal cookies from the old days

    Oatmeal cookies evoke memories of the past This past spring, I was reading a little yellow flyer about Opie's Soft Serve Snowball stand located at The Junction in Catonsville and, in the information, the stand announced it would be selling Dad's Original...
  • Bright Minds: Debra Buczkowski, planetary science

    Bright Minds: Debra Buczkowski, planetary science
    When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission. “I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
  • Winter weather advisory for northern counties, with 2 feet of snow expected in New England

    Winter weather advisory for northern counties, with 2 feet of snow expected in New England
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern counties from 4 a.m. through 10 a.m. Friday, with up to an inch or two of snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected as a major snowstorm heads northeast to slam New England. The advisory applies...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...