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  • With impatiens scarce due to disease, choose begonia and coleus [Lutherville]

    Gardeners will have a hard time finding impatiens for their flower gardens this year. The dreaded downy mildew fungal disease that began in Florida last year has spread to Maryland and has infected the ever-popular Impatiens walleriana. The downy mildew...
  • Preakness revelers try to catch sight of Maroon 5's Adam Levine

    Preakness revelers try to catch sight of Maroon 5's Adam Levine
    Twenty-year-old twins Kyla and Keegan Cytryn of Allentown, N.J., stood on their tip-toes to catch a glimpse of Adam Levine, the lead singer of Maroon 5, from the grass beside the outdoor stage. "It's amazing," Kyla Cytryn said. "I wish I could touch him,...
  • Owings Mills, Pikesville, Reisterstown students take honors

    Leighann Kimble, of Owings Mills, has been inducted into Mary Baldwin College's Laurel Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society and also received the Carrie Dougals Award for Excellence in Anthropology at Mary Baldwin College,...
  • National Weather Service: Hazardous weather conditions in Laurel Thursday

    National Weather Service: Hazardous weather conditions in Laurel Thursday
    The National Weather Service is warning of hazardous weather conditions in Laurel Thursday, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. Temperatures Friday are expected to reach 93 degrees, with thunderstorms possible. Laurel city's two pools will open an...
  • Foose takes over as Howard superintendent

    Foose takes over as Howard superintendent
    Renee Foose's call to education came around the 10th grade, when she says she "fell in love" with biology class. From there, she began a circuitous route to her career, and sometimes she was literally behind the wheel. Among the jobs Foose took to pay...
  • Head of the Class: area students honored

    Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...
  • Midshipman dies in car accident in Pa.

    A Naval Academy midshipman who had recently been selected captain of the gymnastics team has died in an automobile accident in Berks County, Pa. A Naval Academy spokesman said that Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik, an Allentown, Pa., resident, died...
  • New focus on laws that make adult children responsible for a parent's care bills

    New focus on laws that make adult children responsible for a parent's care bills
    John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children. Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills. The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
  • Legal marijuana could reduce crime

    Legal marijuana could reduce crime
    Sen. Robert Zirkin's bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis is a small step in the right direction for justice, but it will do little good for reducing gun crime in Maryland ("Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps," March...
  • Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer

    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer
    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
  • Joan D'Angelo, homemaker

    Joan D'Angelo, homemaker
    Joan D'Angelo, a homemaker and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died of complications from pneumonia March 15 at Bay Woods in Annapolis. She was 90. Born Joan Shumaker in Allentown, Pa., she attended school in Lancaster and was a 1941 graduate...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    At 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting a disabled vehicle in the roadway at I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in the city. Three vehicles were involved and two of the four southbound lanes were reported closed. Elsewhere,...