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  • Chief of Mayor's Office of Employment Development to retire

    Chief of Mayor's Office of Employment Development to retire
    The longtime head of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development plans to retire in January. Karen Sitnick, 64, who has worked for the city for more than 30 years, was appointed director of the $24.9 million, 191-person agency in 2000. During her...
  • Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village

    Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village
    Student apartments with retail, restaurants and parking could soon rise on a vacant lot in the heart of Charles Village, developers and Johns Hopkins University officials announced Wednesday. The 1.1-acre lot is a block from campus, and Hopkins officials...
  • New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock

    New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock
    Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. The discovery...
  • Hopkins students, staff participate in President's Day of Service

    Hopkins students, staff participate in President's Day of Service
    More than two dozen Johns Hopkins University students and staff painted the corridors of the 29th Street Community Center on Saturday as part of the school's annual President's Day of Service. Among them was the university's president himself. Crouching...
  • Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'

    Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'
    Public murals are one way Baltimore artists are increasingly exposing the masses to their work, but on Saturday at the Johns Hopkins University, painters shared more than that — they showed how art is made. More than 40 painters spent a warm,...
  • State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses

    State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses
    A database in Kentucky that has tracked potentially dangerous and addictive prescriptions dispensed in the state for the past 15 years has become a national model by helping significantly reduce so-called doctor-shopping for pain drugs. Federal data show...
  • Overdose deaths are preventable [Commentary]

    Overdose deaths are preventable [Commentary]
    Last year, 858 Maryland residents died due to alcohol or drug intoxication; that's enough to replace the entire University of Maryland football team more than eight times. This year is on track to be even more deadly, with a 33 percent increase in...
  • Joseph V. Ridgely, Edgar Allan Poe scholar

    Joseph V. Ridgely, Edgar Allan Poe scholar
    Joseph Vincent Ridgely, a retired university professor who studied American literature and was a specialist in 19th-century Southern writers, including Edgar Allan Poe, died of complications from atrial fibrillation Sept. 27 at Holy Cross Hospital in...
  • Joel G. Hill, educator

    Joel G. Hill, educator
    Joel G. Hill, who had taught at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was active in Episcopal affairs, died Sept. 18 at her Westminster, Vt., home of cancer. The former Hagerstown resident was 78. The daughter of Van...
  • Kathleen M. Happ, former Anne Arundel educator

    Kathleen M. Happ, former Anne Arundel educator
    Kathleen M. Happ, a retired Anne Arundel Community College educator who ws an active member of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church on Bolton Hill, died Sept. 19 of lung cancer at Villages Hospice in The Villages, Fla. A former resident of the city's Lake...
  • 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...