| May 9, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Catonsville native Carolyn Vidmar is completing a second year of service with College Possible Milwaukee, a nonprofit, dedicated to helping low income students achieve college success.
Through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, she coordinates media...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:30 PM
A standing wheelchair. It's not the first of its kind, but it will go where no others have. It's a project five University of Wisconsin at Madison students embraced -- more than a thousand hours in the making and a chance to change the life of a surgeon...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Edwin Roger Fitzgerald, a retired professor had taught in the Johns Hopkins University's mechanics and materials department for nearly 40 years and whose hobby was farming, died May 11 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week.
Some mourners stood with their...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:18 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Everyone else had gone home, but Alex Manolakas and Eric Magliarditi were still on the court at Corona del Mar High.
As 4 p.m. neared, the Sage Hill School doubles team was entering the seventh hour of its workday at the CIF...
| Nov 4, 2012
When Dale Chihuly signed up for his first class at the University of Wisconsin's fledgling studio glass program in 1966, most of the very few people who cared about the medium looked to Europe.
No one knew then how the popularity of American glass would...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:22 PM
William “Bill” O. Renner, 96, of 17800 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Hagerstown.
Born March 10, 1916, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Thomas A. and Grace Elizabeth (Boward) Renner.
He was preceded...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:59 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fully half of the 400 women given overnight sleep tests in a new Swedish study turned out to have mild-to-severe sleep apnea.
In the random population sample of adult women who answered a questionnaire and were monitored while...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Friends @ the Carnegie will host author/journalist Mary Agria from Bay View at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25, at the Carnegie building in Petoskey.
Agria will discuss "Garden of Eve," her second book in the "Life in the Garden" series. Her first book...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with some young men, all newly minted graduates of Corona del Mar High School, who did something so ridiculously cool that I just had to share it.
First, you must picture these eight men. They are whip-smart,...