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  • 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...
  • Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through

    Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through
    Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harford County police blotter: Aberdeen barn vandalized

    Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports: Aberdeen Matthew Fair, 22, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was charged Friday with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary and theft between $1,000 and $10,000 George C. Mouring,...
  • Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs

    Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs
    In past summers, Rodney, the fictional Ocean City lifeguard in the resort town's advertising campaign, has ventured to rescue New Yorkers and New Jerseyites from summer boredom. After Hurricane Sandy, Rodney may have less convincing to do. While Sandy...
  • Exelon donations in Maryland made as agreed

    Exelon donations in Maryland made as agreed
    In the year since Exelon Corp. acquired Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group, the company has donated more than $300,000 to first-responders in the region. It is handing out thousands of free trees to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers. It is...
  • Sister Patricia Mary Bianco, educator

    Sister Patricia Mary Bianco, educator
    Sister Patricia Mary Bianco, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis and an educator, died Friday of cancer at Assisi House, her order's retirement home in Aston, Pa. She was 79. Doris Marie Bianco was born and raised in Baltimore, where she graduated...
  • Harford County police blotter: Juveniles shooting at animals in Bel Air

    Aberdeen A possible break-in was reported Saturday in the 400 block of West Bel Air Avenue. A truck was stolen Friday in the 1500 block of Perryman Road. Tavon Harvey, 18, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Monday with...
  • Pa., Del. health officials join Monarch Medspa probe

    Pa., Del. health officials join Monarch Medspa probe
    Pennsylvania and Delaware health officials have joined a probe into Monarch Medspa after a deadly cluster of infections was discovered last month at its Timonium facility, Maryland health officials said Tuesday. The cosmetic surgery chain has three...
  • 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....