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  • Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian

    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian
    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, a veterinarian and Army veteran, died Thursday of cancer at Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, Del. The Millsboro, Del., resident was 52. The son of a minister and a Carroll County educator, Benjamin Henricus Cassutto was born in...
  • College students from Laurel recognized for achievements

    Yawar Raza and Catherine Turner, both of Laurel, were named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, N.Y. Raza is a third-year student in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information...
  • School shootings: why they do it

    School shootings: why they do it
    "It can't happen here." From the safety of suburban Maryland, it is only natural to think that random shootings erupting in movie theaters in Colorado will not visit our neighborhoods. Safe, quiet, stable communities are not the places we imagine when we...
  • Wiley Gunter's dishes classic bar food in SoBo

    Wiley Gunter's dishes classic bar food in SoBo
    Wiley Gunter's is an easy place to like. It has everything a great neighborhood bar needs: super-friendly bartenders, big TVs, walls covered with sports memorabilia and a menu stocked with well-executed takes on familiar bar food. With all that, it's no...
  • Owings Mills In The Military

    Owings Mills In The Military
    Brandy Smoot is an Army ROTC cadet involved in cadet language and cultural immersion training. After a weeklong training session at Fort Knox, Ky., the selected cadets are deployed to partner nations where they are immersed in the local cultures and...
  • Gasper-MacBride wed at St. John's Episcopal Church

    Elena and Jonathon MacBride Mark and Diane Gaspar, of Ellicott City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Elena Jane Gaspar, to Jonathon Kaine MacBride, son of R.J. and Paulette MacBride, of Chesapeake, Va., on May 28, 2011. The bride is a 2007...
  • Laurel residents make college news

    Mital Patel, of Laurel, a doctor of pharmacy student, was named to the dean's list at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. The following Laurel students graduated from College of Notre Dame of Maryland, in Baltimore: Daniel Boateng, Master of...
  • College students from Laurel achieve dean's list recognition

    The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va.: Melissa Devlin, senior majoring in mathematics; Alex Arciero, senior majoring in theater arts; Matthew Donnelly, senior majoring...
  • Arbutus area resident earns doctor of veterinary medicine degree

    Halethorpe resident Francesca Nielsen earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. This professional school is operated by Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, and the University of Maryland.
  • Howard, Hood to wed in September

      Katherine Howard and Andrew Hood   Sam and Melissa Howard, of Chesapeake, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Howard, to Andrew Symmes Hood, son of Carl and Cynthia Hood, of Dayton. The bride-to-be is a 2002...
  • Towson weddings

      Kristine and Dan Trader   Glen and Katherine Stone, of Parkville, announce the marriage of their daughter, Kristine Stone, to Dan Trader, son of Miriam and Hugh Trader III, of Baltimore. The bride earned a bachelor's degree in human services...
  • Engaged: Jaime Leiner and Brian Gill

    Engaged: Jaime Leiner and Brian Gill
    They were best buddies who didn't want to risk losing their friendship by dating, but then they took the plunge and have been together since. Wedding date: May 27, 2012 Her story: Jaime Leiner, 27, lives in Owings Mills, which is also where she grew up....