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  • Crime Scene - Murder of Bridget Phillips

    Crime Scene - Murder of Bridget Phillips
    Bridget Phillips was a 22-year-old graduate student at Johns Hopkins University when she was found beaten to death on March 22, 1989 in the doorway of her off-campus apartment.  She wasn't robbed or sexually assaulted, leading police to believe she knew...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
  • Carol A. MacPhail, educator

    Carol A. MacPhail, educator
    Carol A. MacPhail, who had been an administrator and art teacher at Friends School and Bryn Mawr School, died Wednesday of breast cancer at her Lutherville home. She was 71. The daughter of Norbert Albert Witt, who had been president of Noxell, and...
  • Homewood Museum shows off Baltimore federal furniture

    Homewood Museum shows off Baltimore federal furniture
    When Homewood was completed around 1808, the house was one of the most stylish examples of Federal domestic architecture in America. No wonder Charles Carroll Jr., its owner, wanted the most fashionable furniture to fill it. And Baltimore was just the...
  • John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman

    John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman
    John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85. "Through and...
  • Francis L. Ptak, businessman

    Francis L. Ptak, businessman
    Francis L. Ptak, the former owner of an environmental testing company, died Sunday of coronary artery disease at his home in the Charlesbrooke neighborhood of Baltimore County. He was 73. The son of Frank Ptak, a mechanical engineer, and Mildred King...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    BRUCE NICHOLSON, director of Lehigh Valley Health Network's Pain Medicine Division and president of Pain Specialists of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has been selected to join the board of directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley. Dr....
  • A looming problem: How to ration Ebola vaccines and medicines

    For doctors and public health officials trying to contain the Ebola epidemic, the dearth of drugs and vaccines is only part of the problem. Once these medicines become available, there certainly won't be enough of them to go around. So experts are...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
  • The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]

    The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]
    It sounds great on the surface that there would actually be a place in the world where opportunity and money abound, knowing no imaginable limits. Almost as though a new life, full of the freedoms, finances and prospects, is ripe for the picking from...
  • Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...