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  • Leon Furman, director of sales

    Leon Furman, director of sales
    Leon Furman, former director of sales for a machinery company and a World War II veteran, died May 3 of heart failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 95. The son of Stephen Furman, founder and president of Pederewski Building...
  • Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb

    Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb
    Remington, as neighborhoods go, is hot. The neighborhood is conveniently close to the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University. Charles Village is just to the east — Howard Street is the dividing line — and Hampden is just across...
  • Functional hospital patients fare better

    Functional hospital patients fare better
    Testing hospital patients on their ability to perform everyday tasks before they are released could go a long way to keeping them from returning to the hospital, new research from Johns Hopkins University suggests. Tasks such as moving from a bed to a...
  • Dick Cheney, Lynne Cheney on 'Fox News Sunday'

    The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs: Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, author Lynne Cheney, give a joint interview to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Scott Reed of the U.S. Chamber of...
  • Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album

    Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album
    The Johns Hopkins University Octopodes list among their credits crisp a cappella renditions of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," "Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga and "In this Moment" by David Archuleta. A fan asked them to perform the Beatles' "Hey Jude" as part of...
  • After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction

    After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction
    The author Porochista Khakpour's earliest memory is of being terrified by anti-aircraft missiles dropping near her Tehran home during the Iran-Iraq f War. Her shell-shocked family relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980s — and she had barely...
  • Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success

    Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success
    In the American dream a child can rise above a low-income background to go to college and then a high-paying job, but research by a Johns Hopkins University sociologist over a quarter of a century shows it rarely happens in Baltimore. Karl Alexander,...
  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • JHU suspends frat involved in rape accusation for unrelated concerns

    The Johns Hopkins University has suspended for a year the fraternity involved with a rape accusation for unrelated concerns and has ordered the members to leave their off-campus fraternity house. The suspension was announced to the university community...
  • Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute

    Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute
    The developer of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole and other area shopping complexes has pledged a $15 million gift to create the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute. The gift from Erwin L. Greenberg and his wife...
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...