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  • George W. Hilton, college professor

    George W. Hilton, college professor
    George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
  • Ebola provides a painful lesson on Liberia

    Dr. Elinor Graham and her friend, Dr. Roseda Marshall, are two remarkable doctors united by their concern for the well-being of the Liberian people. In recent weeks they have been gathering medical supplies and raising awareness about Liberia among...
  • Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection

    Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection
    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers. Hopkins, the...
  • The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...
  • Almost Heaven Survivor

     
    I promised in my column today to show you before and after pictures of Teddy Bean, the poodle mix who was among the 216 dogs removed from Almost Heaven dog kennel in 2009. He was taken to the Maryland SPCA......
  • Montverde Academy Music Conservatory aims to broaden students love of arts

    Montverde Academy Music Conservatory aims to broaden students love of arts
    MONTVERDE — Renowned for its high-caliber sports teams, Montverde Academy is gearing up for something that doesn't deal with putting a ball in a hoop or net. A new Music Conservatory at the school whose basketball and soccer teams are recognized...
  • Almost Heaven poodle found a happy ending

     Almost Heaven poodle found a happy ending
    I've written a lot about the inaptly named Almost Heaven dog kennel in Upper Milford Township, and most of it has been negative. But today, I have some good news related to Almost Heaven. This story was triggered by an email I received early this...
  • Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene

    Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene
    Does the EDM scene have a drug problem? The question, which has followed the increasingly mainstream electronic dance music genre for years, is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males, ages 20 and 17, who attended an all-day EDM show...
  • 3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain

    3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain
    When Gene Shirokobrod's patients started asking the doctor of physical therapy to come home with them, he decided to find a product to recommend as an alternative for help with back and neck pain. But he couldn't find any product he thought was good...
  • Station North looks for apartments

    Station North looks for apartments
    As the Station North arts and entertainment district matures, community leaders are setting their sights on another long-promised part of the neighborhood's renaissance — market-rate apartments. The neighborhood, once a handful of nightspots...
  • Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor

    Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor
    Ethne F. Higginbotham, an educator who later became a mental health counselor, died Wednesday of a urinary tract infection at Brightview South River, an Edgewater assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Robert Lee Flanagan, a paper mill...