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  • Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge

    Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge
    They are called canguritos, little kangaroos, because of the plastic trays of candy, cigarettes and other goods strapped across their bellies. There is Juan Gonzalez, 10, selling gum for pennies. There are Humberto Vazquez, 11, and Wilmer Hernandez, 13,...
  • Richard Reikenis, civil engineer

    Richard Reikenis, civil engineer
    Richard Reikenis, a founding partner and senior vice president of Century Engineering Inc., died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. He was 92. Richard Reikenis was born and raised in Alytus, Lithuania, where he graduated in 1941...
  • Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist

    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist
    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando

    Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando
    As a young doctor in Cuba, Maria Rosario Casas Ruiz had a heart for the poor. She launched her own medical clinic out of a rental home and, along with her husband — a fellow physician — treated some of the poorest in a community outside...
  • Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker

    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker
    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98. The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
  • Gay church music director says wedding news led to dismissal

     Gay church music director says wedding news led to dismissal
    A longtime music director at Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness said he was fired from his job this week after he announced that he was engaged to his male partner. Colin Collette, of Chicago, said that church leaders knew he was gay long before...
  • Services for Bill Paulik have been announced

     
    Here's Bill Paulik's obituary, which was printed in Sunday's Morning Call: William J. Paulik, 83, of Salisbury Twp., passed away July 18th, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of JoAnne (Rapp) Paulik for the past 55 years. Born in...
  • 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...
  • Children should be welcomed [Letter]

    Children should be welcomed [Letter]
    Over the past several months, the matter of children fleeing violence in their Central American countries for safety in ours has entered into our national conversation ("Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti," July 15). It arrives from the pens of...
  • Bethlehem Catholic tweaks logo

     
    Bethlehem Catholic will carry a new logo into its new league. Beca director of admissions and football coach Joe Henrich passed along the new-look Golden Hawk logo in an email today. You can see it to the right. Bethlehem Catholic......