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  • Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker

    Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker
    Grizell T. Parsons, a retired civilian employee of the Army Intelligence Command and a neighborhood activist, died Sept. 4 of a cerebral hemorrhage at her West Baltimore home. She was 88.
  • Sound the retreat, coastal dwellers

    Sound the retreat, coastal dwellers
    Sea level around the Chesapeake Bay is rising. Larger-than-ever storm surges are a certainty. Land is sinking further. The time has come to plan an orderly human retreat from more development along the watershed's low-lying edges. The science that...

    West Point among 29 Virginia schools on personal finance top-100 list

    West Point among 29 Virginia schools on personal finance top-100 list
    Twenty-nine of the nation’s 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction are in Virginia, according to a New York-based non-profit group that promotes financial literacy education. Holston High in Washington County ranked seventh and was...

    Hampton black history then, now and in between

    Hampton black history then, now and in between
    On Sunday, Feb. 9, 1975, the Daily Press published a full page of local black history called "Their Past Catching Up With Their Present." The page also included a listing of six famous black heritage people, and an information box featuring African words,...

    Wrong-way Richard comments on opposite-direction route descriptions

     
    In this year's May 6 column (still available at mcall.com, though it was posted May 5) dealt with Route 903 in Lehighton, sections of which are marked as "Route 903 south" though motorists are headed precisely due north. Frequent contributor Richard...