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  • Examining the scientific evidence against genetically modified foods

    Though the balance of evidence supports the idea that genetically modified foods are safe to eat and don't harm the environment, a few reports have suggested otherwise. Here are three of them. •French scientists reported in September that rats fed a...
  • The Charmery, an ice cream parlor, opens in Hampden

    The Charmery, an ice cream parlor, opens in Hampden
    Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on July 20. The Charmery will serve the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes...
  • Corona del Mar alumnus granted Fulbright scholarship

    A Corona del Mar High School alumnus was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to do research in Japan beginning this fall. Daniel Ward, who recently graduated from Cornell University after graduating from CdM in 2009, will study optimal...
  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Hampden gets its own old-fashioned ice cream parlor

    Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on Saturday. The Charmery serves the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes traditional...
  • Window treatments save money

    Window treatments save money
    Window treatments — a catch-all term for curtains, blinds, shades, valances, shutters and the like — do a lot more than just make your living spaces look good. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, window treatments can significantly...
  • Push On To Curb Wild Fraternities

    Incidents at two Connecticut colleges — and others — show that institutions of higher learning must do more to curb the negative behavior typically associated with fraternity membership. •A former Wesleyan University student who says...
  • Wooden Floor raises the ceiling

    Wooden Floor raises the ceiling
    Itzel Guerrero can't imagine her life without the Wooden Floor. She tries to picture it sometimes, but fails. Most likely, she doesn't want to. So many experiences during her 18 years have taken root in the nonprofit's Santa Ana campus, she admits....
  • No action sought on sex abuse allegation against swim coach, documents show

    No action sought on sex abuse allegation against swim coach, documents show
    An attorney advising the University of Maryland recommended against seeking prosecution or reporting a swim coach who had allegedly abused a teenager at a private club, university officials said Wednesday. Documents released Wednesday by the school...
  • UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl

    UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl
    The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general nearly 25 years ago that the school's head swimming coach had acknowledged sexually abusing a girl at his private club, but he was not charged until last year. Rick Curl, founder of...
  • Shirley R. More, social worker

    Shirley R. More, social worker
    Shirley R. More, a retired social worker who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school teacher, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley, where she had moved this year. She was...