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  • Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown

    Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown
    When they are not patrolling the streets and nabbing speeders, hundreds of Baltimore-area police officers are allowed to use their cruisers to pick up groceries, run family errands or shuttle relatives around. Such programs cost taxpayers — but no...
  • Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book

    Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book
    A thief had stolen a rare 16th-century book from Italy. It was Marty Hamlin's job to find it, and help bring it home. Hamlin, a special agent in Baltimore for Homeland Security Investigations — an arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement &#...
  • 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...
  • Recreation Pier had many lives

    Recreation Pier had many lives
    Nearly 25 years ago, I attended a friend's 50th birthday party in the interior hall of the 1914 Recreation Pier on Thames Street in Fells Point. This fabulous chamber was created as a civic assembly space in the year Baltimore celebrated the centennial of...
  • FAFSA challenges cost students thousands

    FAFSA challenges cost students thousands
    Education has been my ultimate equalizer, my door opener, my salvation. Despite early troubles, I completed high school and found myself at a common crossroad — excited about going to college but completely unsure about how I was going to pay for...
  • Carnegie Mellon tells 800 applicants they're in, then out

    Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate. Then he got a second email saying he hadn't been accepted...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • JNF hires director, hosts event

    JNF hires director, hosts event
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel. JNF's Winter...
  • William R. 'Doc' Cronin

    William R. 'Doc' Cronin
    William R. "Doc" Cronin, former owner and publisher of The Harford Democrat and Aberdeen Enterprise newspapers who was also a benefactor to the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum, died Friday at Hart Heritage Estates, a Forest Hill assisted-living...
  • Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger

    Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger
    As far back as the 1970s, the dangerous nature of plastics in our global waterways was well known. Images of turtles and birds entangled in soda six-pack liners heightened our awareness of the impact of plastic waste products on marine life. Now, there'...
  • Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop

    Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop
    Ed and Ann Berlin's professional lives took a fresh turn when they bought the 10-year-old Ivy Bookshop in January 2012. She had years of experience as a book publishing executive, he had devoted much of his professional life to the technical side of...