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  • Margaret "Peggy" Knight January 7, 1909 - September 7, 2013

    Margaret (Walker) Knight, 104, passed away quietly Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Windsor Manor in Glendale, California. Margaret, known to most as Peggy, was born January 7, 1909, in Newark, New Jersey, the first of six children of Albert and Elizabeth...
  • Work out for a good cause

    Work out for a good cause
    October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
  • Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' champions the underdog

    Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' champions the underdog
    What if we lived in a world where the weak were really strong, and all of our disadvantages could easily become advantages? In his new book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants," bestselling writer Malcolm Gladwell...
  • Los Angeles Marathon names an official charity for 2014 event

    Los Angeles Marathon names an official charity for 2014 event
    This post has been corrected, as noted below The Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research will be an official charity for the 2014 L.A. Marathon. For the fifth consecutive year, the Marathon will feature the popular "Stadium to the Sea" route from...
  • The Harbor Report: High Point Series ends on high note

    The Harbor Report: High Point Series ends on high note
    This past weekend, with warm weather and gale force Santa Ana winds forecast for the morning and diminishing by the afternoon, racers cautiously prepared for Saturday's 14 Mile Bank Race. Fortunately, the devil winds were subsiding as race time...
  • 35 nominated to Harford's Most Beautiful People [Letter to the Editor]

    On Oct. 3, Harford County Government recognized this year's 35 nominees for the 27th annual Harford's Most Beautiful People. Through their volunteer work they have touched the lives of many people living in and around Harford County and their stories...
  • Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'

    Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'
    HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think. In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
  • Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga

    Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga
    Her TV show was so popular in London and in her native Jamaica in the 1990s that she's been dubbed "the Oprah of the Caribbean." But morning-show host Diana Wright says the most meaningful chapter of her life closed recently when she self-published a...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • PASSINGS: Patricia Buffler

    Patricia Buffler Studied causes of childhood leukemia Patricia Buffler, 75, a UC Berkeley researcher who studied childhood leukemia and environmental health, and served as dean of the university's school of public health, died Sept. 26 when she...
  • Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies

    Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61. Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...