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  • Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement

    Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement
    Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic. She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
  • PASSINGS: Simon Gourdine, Svetozar Gligoric

    PASSINGS: Simon Gourdine, Svetozar Gligoric
    Simon Gourdine Former NBA executive Simon Gourdine, 72, who became the highest-ranking black executive in professional sports when he was named deputy commissioner of the NBA in 1974, died Thursday in Englewood, N.J. The NBA confirmed his death but...
  • PASSINGS: Mary Jean Pew; R.B Greaves

    Mary Jean Pew Head of Catholic college, aide to Jerry Brown Mary Jean Pew, 82, a former nun who taught history and government at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles then served as the school's acting president before it closed in 1980, died...
  • Tips for the single, dating dad

    Tips for the single, dating dad
    As a single dad wading back into the dating pool, Daniel Ruyter was surprised how many women lost interest when he revealed, always in the first conversation, that he had a son. "At first I took it personally," said the Orlando, Fla., information...
  • Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'

    Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'
    Just a few days before their live performances of "The Nutcracker," the intensity and concentration were evident on the faces of the teenage performers at the Carroll County Dance Center in Sykesville. Each of the cast members at this rehearsal had...
  • Thomas P. Puccio dies at 67; prosecutor won convictions in Abscam scandal

    Thomas P. Puccio, a former federal prosecutor who won the convictions of several members of Congress in the Abscam bribery scandal in the early 1980s and later became a prominent defense lawyer who secured for socialite Claus von Bulow an acquittal in his...
  • Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored

    Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored
    Thomas DeJullio, international president of the worldwide Kiwanis organization, was honored Dec. 28 at a special luncheon held at the University Club in Pasadena. DeJullio told Kiwanis members about his goal to integrate the Kiwanis family into service...
  • Francis X. Hennessy, Jurist For 36 Years, Dies at 82

    Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82. During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...
  • Calvert School appoints headmaster

    The Calvert School, a private day school with a nationally recognized homeschooling curriculum, will welcome a new headmaster in July, the school announced Thursday. Andrew Holmgren, currently the head of the Middle School at Collegiate School in New...
  • Lecture on “Becoming Human” at St. Stephen Orthodox Church

     
    Rev. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary at Fordham University, will lecture on “Becoming Human: Life in Christ according to Early Christian Teaching,” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Orthodox of St. Stephen, 1895...
  • Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise

    Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise
    About 15,000 years ago, North America was home to an astonishing number of large plant-eating mammals -- giant sloths, mastodons, mammoths. A thousand years later, they were all gone, wiped from the face of the Earth with sudden finality. Scientists have...