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  • Bill Nye, the (planetary) science guy, on NASA's future

    Bill Nye, the (planetary) science guy, on NASA's future
    What should the future of our space program be? The National Research Council had unpleasant medicine for NASA in its just-released report on the vision and direction of the agency. A panel of 12 independent experts concluded, among other things, that...
  • Manuel M. Nicolaides, attorney

    Manuel M. Nicolaides, attorney
    Manuel M. Nicolaides, an attorney who served for many years on the Baltimore County property tax appeals board, died of congestive heart failure Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 92. "Manny served with distinction for many...
  • Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian

    Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian
    Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
  • From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded

    From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded
    Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name. As an ambitious redevelopment...
  • Six decades later, sons seek answers on death of Detrick scientist

    Six decades later, sons seek answers on death of Detrick scientist
    First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident. Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
  • William E. "Bill" Hathaway, emergency medical expert

    William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va. The former...
  • Dr. Philip J. Ferris, Franklin Square surgery chairman

    Dr. Philip J. Ferris, Franklin Square surgery chairman
    Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
  • Paschall Brothers sing at National Endowment for the Arts celebration in Washington, D.C.

    Paschall Brothers sing at National Endowment for the Arts celebration in Washington, D.C.
    The Paschall Brothers of Chesapeake, an a cappella gospel group with a strong connection to Newport News, were honored in Washington, D.C., last week. The group, led by The Rev. Tarrence Paschall, was among nine winners of the 2012 Natonal Endowment...
  • Albert Perlow, auto repair business owner

    Albert Perlow, auto repair business owner
    Albert Perlow, a former owner of one of the city's oldest auto-body repair businesses, died of pneumonia Oct. 13 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised on Appleton Street, he was the son of David Perlow and Bertha...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Laguna Beach dozen sign with colleges

    Laguna Beach dozen sign with colleges
    Twelve senior athletes at Laguna Beach High signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday to continue their academic and athletic careers. "Celebrating the success of our athletes is important and I am very proud of our students," Laguna Beach...