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  • Hans G. Goedicke

    Hans G. Goedicke
    Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88. "He had retired...
  • Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board

    Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board
    An Allen High School graduate is the latest to announce a run for Allentown School Board. Mark Smith, broker of Hawthorne Real Estate of Allentown and a 1974 Allen graduate, announced his candidacy Wednesday for the school board. "Our children deserve...
  • Pequot Museum Has New Interim Director

    An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
  • WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program

    WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program
    Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college. He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills. For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
  • Towson native Peter Mark Kendall snags recurring role on "Girls"

    Towson native Peter Mark Kendall snags recurring role on "Girls"
    Towson native Peter Mark Kendall has landed a dream role -- a grad school classmate of Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath on the HBO series "Girls." Kendall, 28,  appears in the season 4 trailer in a scene in writing workshop. "The main...
  • Brown University: 2 fraternities 'facilitated' sexual misconduct

    Brown University officials on Monday announced that two fraternities on the Ivy League campus have been sanctioned for hosting unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking punch laced with a date-rape drug. School...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • Boyertown's Develin at home with Patriots in Super Bowl

    Boyertown's Develin at home with Patriots in Super Bowl
    The NFL is filled with seminal snapshots that tell stories that words, by themselves, could never do. There was Chuck Bednarik's celebration over an unconscious Frank Gifford; Dwight Clark's leaping grab of a Joe Montana pass in the back of the end...
  • SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6

    SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6
    Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates? A...
  • Home of the Week: Historic residence part of Annapolis by Candlelight Tour

    Home of the Week: Historic residence part of Annapolis by Candlelight Tour
    A walk down King George Street from College Creek can either lead to St. John's College or directly into Gate 1 of the Naval Academy. Between the two iconic schools is a wealth of historic homes. Three of the nine residences featured in this year's...
  • The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965

    The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965
    Fifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today...