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  • Edith Furstenberg, social worker

    Edith Furstenberg, social worker
    Edith H. Furstenberg, a retired Children's Guild social worker and family matriarch, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 2 at Roland Park Place. The former Guilford resident was 104. Born in Baltimore on May 20, 1910, she was the daughter of Sidney...
  • Paralyzed bride walks down aisle with Good Shepherd's help

    Standing among the friends and family gathered at the Jan. 1 wedding of Michaela Bushey and Kyle Devins were three Pennsylvania rehabilitation specialists. Frank Hyland, vice president of rehabilitation services; Sue Golden, director of...
  • Connecting city kids to health care careers

    Connecting city kids to health care careers
    Trevor entered my 11th grade Baltimore biology class without a strong science background. He didn't know what the heart did, what cells were or why DNA was important. Yet two months later, he wrote one of the best essays in the class comparing...
  • Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze

    Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze
    She has been intellectually disabled and mostly deaf since early childhood. Cerebral palsy leaves her movements stiff. She has yet to be potty-trained. But for years, her family says, the public schools in which 15-year-old Colbi Wike was enrolled...
  • Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller

    Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller
    Date: May 17 Her story: Michele Huffman, 34, grew up in Perry Hall. She is the special events manager in the fundraising department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her mother, Rose Huffman, is a retired nurse and lives in Perry Hall. Her father, Frank...
  • Local volunteer groups combine service with social to target millennials

    Local volunteer groups combine service with social to target millennials
    It's shortly after 1 p.m. on a Saturday in Druid Hill Park. Several dozen young people, many decked out in trim-fitting athletic gear, gather under a pavilion. A plastic storage bin is stocked with cans of Miller Lite and Bud Light. Two grills are...
  • New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses

    New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses
    William Smith's disease has grim milestones. At 2, the Gambrills triplet known as Mick couldn't walk or talk as well as his siblings. In kindergarten, he started losing language and motor skills. At 12, he needed a wheelchair and a feeding tube....
  • Mentor-tutor program helps ensure Howard County students are A-OK

    Mentor-tutor program helps ensure Howard County students are A-OK
    Sometimes, they offer help solving math problems, or writing sentences, or forming short paragraphs. Yet often, the adults of A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring of Columbia help Howard County students unlock their potential simply by giving an hour a week of...
  • Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist

    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist
    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
  • Maria G. Zannino, funeral director

    Maria G. Zannino, funeral director
    Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80. "Maria was so...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore festivities kick off with charity work

    Grand Prix of Baltimore festivities kick off with charity work
    This is going to be a busy weekend for us, but it’s also going to be a fun one. The Grand Prix of Baltimore is something we look forward to every year, and I’m glad to be in town and getting an early start. The weekend starts with one a...