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  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Jhpiego extends push to save poor mothers, babies

    Jhpiego extends push to save poor mothers, babies
    More than 6 million children die annually around the globe from largely preventable problems such as diarrhea and pneumonia, but a $500 million, five-year effort led by the Baltimore-based nonprofit Jhpiego aims to put a big dent in those statistics. The...
  • John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer

    John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer
    John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
  • Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program

    Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program
    The LGBTQ Life program at Johns Hopkins University may have just finished its first year on the school's Homewood campus, but it's already outgrown its digs and is expanding into a new space this coming semester. Demere Woolway, who started as...
  • Astronaut sky high on list of best graduation speakers

    Astronaut sky high on list of best graduation speakers
    This year’s University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign commencement speaker – who received a standing ovation from the 17,000 people attending the ceremony – earned a spot on a list of the top graduation speeches of the season. Michael...
  • Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga

    Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga
    At Cathy Rees' yoga class, you won't see anyone attempt a downward-facing dog — many participants are in wheelchairs, and almost all of them suffer from dementia. Instead, Rees has adapted the principles of yoga, which aims to align the body's...
  • Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis

    Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis
    A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake. Chicago Public Schools...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices

    More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices
    The days surrounding the Fourth of July holiday are perennially among the busiest of the summer when it comes to travel on Maryland roadways and across its skies — and this year will be no exception. About 858,400 Marylanders are expected to...
  • Hopkins scientists pursue origins of the universe

    Hopkins scientists pursue origins of the universe
    Johns Hopkins University scientists are building a telescope meant to look at space in a way no one has before, hoping to probe the blackness between planets, stars and galaxies, into deep time and the mystery of how it all began. For decades,...
  • Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue

    Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue
    After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had been a partially roofless, water-saturated spongy mess of wet plaster is now thoroughly cleaned, a shell full of...