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  • Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner

    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner
    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73. The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer

    PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer
    Charles Vest President of MIT oversaw expansion Charles Vest, 72, who as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology oversaw a vast expansion of the institution and inaugurated an unprecedented program of free online education, died...
  • The anthrax killings: A troubled mind

    The anthrax killings: A troubled mind
    He roamed the University of Cincinnati campus with a loaded gun. When his rage overflowed, the brainy microbiology major would open fire inside empty buildings, visualizing a wall clock or other object as a person who had done him wrong. By the mid-...
  • OCC fills interim VP job

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College has named an education consultant and former Northern California community college administrator as its interim vice president of instruction. Ron Johnson will take over the role until a permanent replacement can...
  • Robert F. Fanto

    Robert F. Fanto, a retired longtime Baltimore County public schools guidance counselor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Timonium home. He was 80. The son of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad machinist and a homemaker, Mr. Fanto was born in Cumberland and...
  • Why shouldn't law clinics help farmers?

    Why shouldn't law clinics help farmers?
    Maryland state Sen. Richard Colburn is fed up with the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic's lawsuit against a local chicken farm. But rather than try to shut the clinic down, Mr. Colburn introduced legislation to transfer $500,000 in...
  • Teacher with maternal attitude wins county honor

    Teacher with maternal attitude wins county honor
    Martha Gardner takes the maternal approach to teaching. She ushers in every new school year "with butterflies of anticipation" as she welcomes her newest students into her family. After 32 years in the classroom, that family has grown very large. "If...
  • HCC to Hold Transfer Fair on March 12

    Harford Community College will host transfer representatives from area colleges and universities on Monday, March 12, in the Student Center. Representatives from the institutions will meet with prospective transfer students in HCC's Student Center from 10...
  • Bel Air High host for North East Theatre Festival

    The weekend of Feb. 17 and 18, drama students from around the region participated in the fifth annual North East Theatre Festival at Bel Air High School. The students and their teachers joined theater professionals and college professors for various...
  • Eleanor V. Broadwater

    Eleanor V. Broadwater
    Eleanor V. Broadwater, business manager of a family medical practice, died Sunday of a heart attack at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was 69. The daughter of a B&O Railroad brakeman and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Virginia Sagal...
  • Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success

    Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success
    Sons learn from their fathers. Whether it’s how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave or tie a tie, the lessons fathers teach can last a lifetime. But how do those lessons change when a son joins his father in business? Howard Magazine talked with...