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  • Mary F. Hewes, homemaker and activist

    Mary F. Hewes, homemaker and activist
    Mary F. Hewes, a former newspaper reporter and longtime Charles Village resident, died May 16 from cancer at Mount Pleasant Hospice. She was 81. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker, the former Mary Frances McClatchy was born and raised...
  • Cobham to close two Baltimore-area locations, lay off 138

    A British defense contractor said Tuesday that it will close its locations in Baltimore and Hunt Valley this year and lay off nearly 140 employees in reaction to a tightening market for military purchases. Cobham plc said it would discontinue the...
  • Gino's Giants arrive in Aberdeen Wednesday

    Gino's Giants arrive in Aberdeen Wednesday
    It's like it never left. After a 20-some year hiatus, the new Gino's Burgers & Chicken announced Saturday it will (re-)open in Aberdeen this Wednesday, Jan. 23. The fast-food restaurant, which includes a drive-through, will be one of two stores to...
  • Harford Police blotter for Jan. 9

    Aberdeen Harford County sheriff's deputies and state police report: Kristopher Brown, 31, of the 3600 block of Churchville Road, was charged last Thursday with first-degree and second-degree assault. Tyler Testerman, 18, of the 200 block of...
  • Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, sports editor

    Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, sports editor
    Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, former sports editor of The Capital in Annapolis who abandoned an engineering career to become a sportswriter, died Wednesday of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 72. "Joe was just a delightful...
  • Bayhawks to open 14-game 2013 schedule on road April 27 vs. Rattlers

    Bayhawks to open 14-game 2013 schedule on road April 27 vs. Rattlers
    The defending Major League Lacrosse champion Chesapeake Bayhawks will travel to the Rochester Rattlers on April 27 to open their 14-game schedule, the team announced today. The Bayhawks return for their fifth summer at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium...
  • Harold Newton Barr, Army radio operator

    Harold Newton Barr, Army radio operator
    Harold Newton Barr, a Baltimore resident and former Army radio operator who announced from a schoolhouse in Germany the death of Adolf Hitler, died at his home Dec. 22 of natural causes. He was 91. Mr. Barr was born March 4, 1921, in New Haven, Conn.,...
  • Police blotter: Liquor stolen from two separate stores in Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Aberdeen Police Report: A man was yelling obscenities Thursday in the 100 block of William Powell Court. A fake prescription was turned in Thursday at Walgreens, in the 900 block of Beards Hill Road. Two females were shoplifting...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • Alleyn W. Moore, gardener

    Alleyn W. Moore, gardener
    Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92. Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
  • Strayer's roots run deep in Baltimore

    Strayer's roots run deep in Baltimore
    This month, 900 Strayer University students walked across the stage at 1st Mariner Arena during a regional commencement ceremony in which they were awarded bachelor's degrees from an institution whose Baltimore roots date to the late 19th century....
  • Michael T. McCarthy Sr., 69, advocate for foster children

    Michael T. McCarthy Sr., 69, advocate for foster children
    Michael T. McCarthy Sr., a longtime Electrolux vacuum cleaner salesman who helped foster children find homes in his retirement, died on Jan. 23 of sudden cardiac arrest at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. The longtime Cockeysville resident was...