| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| Nov 27, 2012
GOP House wants middle class to foot the debt bill
To the editor:
John Boehner, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, had a post-election press conference where he declared that a tax increase for the higher income brackets (what President Obama...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Bob Nobles III plans to be a Santa's helper this year. He will distribute toys and other gifts to young people who come to the Kennedy Krieger Institute's upcoming Festival of Trees.
But it won't be the first time that the New Windsor teenager has put...
| Jun 2, 2010
Among the most baffling observations about autism is that some children appear to have symptoms early in life while others develop normally and then regress prior to age 3. Still others have mild developmental delays then experience a plateau in...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 AM
William Donald Schaefer wanted three people — a friend, an aide and a lawyer — to lead the charitable foundation created in his name. Two of the three apparently have other plans.
Years before his death in April, Schaefer designated Gene...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
If you've got a child with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 18, when Florida Hospital will hold a town hall meeting in Orlando, featuring one of the nation's experts on ADHD. Dr. Martha...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Sotto Sopra and P.F. Chang's, two restaurants with little in common, both have Tax Day specials planned for April 15.First, the Sotto Sopra "Dollar Pasta Night." Make a donation to the Kennedy Krieger Institute and dine on one of nine......
| Apr 1, 2010
The basketball players settle into drills with the precision and fluidity of a vintage squad - despite the fact that many of them cannot move their bodies from the waist down.
Thanks in part to Gerry Herman, they're a wheelchair team to be reckoned...
| Mar 23, 2010
Sometimes the appearance of a birthmark catches a new parent by surprise. Physicians are often quick to offer reassurance that most birthmarks are harmless, and many will shrink or disappear over time. Although that's true, a birthmark can also be the key...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet.
The 14-year-old lay...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 6:23 AM
True, they only adorn our homes for a few weeks. And yes, when the day comes to take them down, we'll curse all the impossible-to-vacuum needles they leave behind on the carpet.
But Christmas trees are beautiful and signify the most joyous time of the...