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  • Youth Opportunity program helps young adults, many struggling with big challenges

    Youth Opportunity program helps young adults, many struggling with big challenges
    Marvin McKenstry Jr. helped a roomful of young people navigate a byzantine online job application, but his most important advice came as everyone got up to go. To a few young men, he shared more details about a construction site they'd be helping at the...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Randall Reese, senior advisor, UpShot Services

    Randall Reese, senior advisor, UpShot Services
    Randall Reese has joined UpShot Services, a claims and noticing agent serving companies undergoing Chapter 11, as a senior advisor. In this role, he will focus on servicing the needs of UpShot’s clients in Chicago, where he is based, as well as...
  • Edward J. Hannon, vice chair, Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors

    Edward J. Hannon, vice chair, Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors
    Edward J. Hannon, a partner in law firm Quarles & Brady's Chicago office, was elected vice chair of the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors, and will become chair of the board next year. Hannon earned his law degree from Loyola University School of...
  • Evette M. Boykin, paralegal

    Evette M. Boykin, paralegal
    Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal and longtime Northwesr Baltimore resident who worked for the federal government, died June 7 of a stroke at Genesis Health Care-Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59. The daughter of Crosky Belle, a construction...
  • General from Camp Pendleton nominated to be next Marine commandant

    General from Camp Pendleton nominated to be next Marine commandant
    A Marine general with ties to Camp Pendleton has been nominated to become the next commandant of the Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Thursday. President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to be the 36th commandant, succeeding...
  • 25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team

    25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team
    Eight past, present and future Maryland Terps are among 88 players invited to try out for the U.S. women's national team next weekend at Georgetown University. In addition, 17 others with local ties were also selected to try out. The Terps' list of...
  • Vive la difference in linguistic styles?

     <i>Vive la difference</i> in linguistic styles?
    I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer. But I was surprised...
  • Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding

    Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding
    A Georgetown University researcher on Tuesday urged Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission to adopt a new student-based funding model that gives schools more control over their spending. Marguerite Roza, director of Georgetown's Edunomics Lab...
  • Quick call for help: New mobile app links Lehigh students to police

    Twice in one day, someone went to Jenn Nguyen's front door and tried to open it. The Lehigh University senior keeps the front door of her off-campus apartment locked, so no one got in. But she was alarmed enough to call Bethlehem and Lehigh police about...