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  • Robert J. Doub, businessman

    Robert J. Doub, businessman
    Robert J. Doub, former president of Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co. who was also an inveterate power boater, died Tuesday at his Ruxton home of heart failure. He was 80. Robert Jack Doub was born in Washington and raised in Baltimore. While a student...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Meningitis outbreak hits another college campus

    There's been another outbreak of the meningococcal disease among college students, this time at the University of Oregon. If you remember, a year or so ago, there was an outbreak at Princeton University and another at the University of California-Santa...
  • Recruit alumni to realize the New Plan of Chicago

    Recruit alumni to realize the New Plan of Chicago
    Recently our granddaughter, a Chicago Public Schools valedictorian, was honored with one of two citations given to high school seniors for promoting interracial communication and understanding. The award certificate was given by the Princeton University...
  • Robert D.H. Harvey

    Robert D.H. Harvey
    Robert D.H. Harvey, a career Baltimore banker who led the effort that resulted in the founding of the old Maryland National Bank and later served as chairman and CEO of Maryland National Corp., died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Towson home....
  • As graduation season begins, Orange honors 'Super Scholars'

     As graduation season begins, Orange honors 'Super Scholars'
    In eighth grade, Samuel Vilchez was a new immigrant from Venezuela who spoke no English. His entry into an Orlando middle school was nerve-racking. "I cried for the first two days," he said. Then he got to work. Vilchez studied hard to exit the...
  • A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller

    A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller
    They hadn't made such a fuss over Dot Koller at Rockne Hall since her wedding day. But there she was again Thursday, 102 years old, happily reminiscing in the student-packed Allentown Central Catholic High School gymnasium where she and her late husband,...
  • William Zinsser dies at 92; author of bestselling 'On Writing Well'

    William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry. She had a brilliant idea: "You...
  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics
    American Cynthia "Thia" Keppel and Italian Patrizia Rossi are research physicists who've been probing the nucleus of the atom for years. But there's one nagging mystery that even these brainy women can't crack: Why the U.S., Great Britain and other...
  • Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles
    Scientists have known for decades that having measles suppresses kids' immune systems for several weeks or months, leaving them ill-equipped to fight off pneumonia, bronchitis, diarrheal diseases and other infections. Now a team of researchers has...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...