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  • Newsmakers: Sparks, Phoenix residents recognized

    David Garbarino, of Sparks, was appointed in September to a three-year term to the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. With more than 13 years in the finance industry, Garbarino serves as the Baltimore area executive and senior...
  • Connecting the social and the spatial

    Connecting the social and the spatial
    Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
  • Women outnumbering men on race day

    Women outnumbering men on race day
    Freedom Green is a full-time mom with four young children and a husband whose job has him working 20-hour days. That is why she runs. "There are times when I need to get away, so that I don't flip out," says Green, 40, of Owings Mills. "I don't want...
  • Disabled athletes shine in Baltimore Running Festival

    Disabled athletes shine in Baltimore Running Festival
    Erin Michael ran the relay race in the Baltimore Running Festival last year and saw a few disabled racers — but thought there could be more. The 29-year-old therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute encouraged and then helped train nine patients who...
  • City school board elects new vice chairman

    The Baltimore city school recently elected David Stone, who once headed up the city's charter school office and is serving his second term as a commissioner, second-in-command of the district last week. He takes over for longtime board member, Jerrelle...
  • Towson doctor named professor at University of Sciences

    Dr. Rondalyn Whitney, of Towson, was recently named assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. Previously, she served as the senior research coordinator at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. At Kennedy...
  • Halloween night accented by violence in Baltimore

    Three men were shot and one was stabbed on Halloween night in Baltimore, according to Baltimore police. About 7:18 p.m., police responded to the 1000 block of N. Broadway in the Gay Street neighborhood of East Baltimore, just north of the Kennedy Krieger...
  • Two killed, two shot and one stabbed on Halloween in city

    Two men were killed, two others were shot and a fifth man was stabbed on Halloween night in the city. About 8:16 p.m., police found a 32-year-old man shot in the torso near his home in the 5300 block of Carriage Court in the Westgate neighborhood of...
  • Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive

    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive
    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, a retired Price Waterhouse Coopers LLD regional managing partner, died Friday of kidney cancer at his Stone House Farm in Churchville. He was 70. Herbert William Acker — who was known as H. William "Bill" Acker —...
  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • Nancy Grasmick joins Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Former State Superintendent Nancy Grasmick has joined the staff of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a renowned special education and research institution, where she will lead a new Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education.  The...