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  • PASSINGS: Billy Costello

    PASSINGS: Billy Costello
    Billy Costello Former WBC light welterweight boxing champ Billy Costello, 55, a former WBC light welterweight boxing champion who won his first 30 professional fights, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a hospital in his hometown of Kingston, N.Y., said...
  • Superintendent Hite honored by French ambassador

    Prince George's County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. William Hite Jr. received the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) June 24 at the residence of the French Ambassador. This award is an Order of Chivalry in France for academics...
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn

    Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn was born on June 23rd to Edith and Dr. Clifton Sanborn. She was an avid swimmer as a child. She continued to be an exceptional athlete throughout her life and was extremely active as one of the original members of her gym...
  • Baruj Benacerraf dies at 90; Nobelist made key discoveries about immune system

    Baruj Benacerraf dies at 90; Nobelist made key discoveries about immune system
    Dr. Baruj Benacerraf, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his pioneering work explaining why some people are able to fight off infections and tumors while others are not, died Tuesday at his Boston home. He was 90. The cause was...
  • Review: Juan Gabriel Vásquez's 'The Secret History of Costaguana'

    Review: Juan Gabriel Vásquez's 'The Secret History of Costaguana'
    The Secret History of Costaguana A Novel Juan Gabriel Vásquez Translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean Riverhead: 287 pp., $26.95 "The Secret History of Costaguana" is an intricately detailed, audacious reframing of "Nostromo," the classic 1904...
  • Lyric Opera gives 'Faust' a modern twist

    Lyric Opera gives 'Faust' a modern twist
    The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I. That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
  • Celebrating 12 in 2012

    In an anecdote that sticks to the memory like an overdone cookie on an undergreased cookie sheet — those 2011 holiday baking mishaps still rankle — an American visiting the Sorbonne is accosted by a French student. "You Americans!" the...
  • Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, French teacher

    Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, French teacher
    Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, a former French teacher who had been a celebrated 1940s women's tennis player, died of heart failure in her sleep Tuesday at the Keswick Multicare Center. The former Howard County resident was 93. Family members said she was...
  • Howard County ladies were kept well abreast of the latest fashion trends in 1912

    100 Years Ago Gowns and frowns In the "In Vogue" column of the Times: "Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
  • Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable

    Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable
    One of the rarest but greatest pleasures of farmers markets is encountering passionate collectors who sell a wide range of rare fruit varieties normally grown only at specialty sites such as germplasm repositories and agricultural experiment stations....
  • Tasty TV: 'Sandra's Halloween Wonderland'

    For Sandra Lee, as for so many others, Halloween is about more than food. The cooking and lifestyle expert has a separate program for the annual trick-or-treating occasion. Her Food Network special "Sandra's Halloween Wonderland" debuts Sunday, Oct. 23,...