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  • Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist

    Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist
    Dennis C. Kain, longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra principal timpanist, whose career spanned more than four decades, died Saturday of colon cancer at his Hamilton home. He was 73. "Dennis was not only a wonderful musician and timpanist, but also a...
  • Wrong Baby Buried In Medical Examiner Mix-up

    Wrong Baby Buried In Medical Examiner Mix-up
    As if losing a child isn’t heartbreaking enough, imagine being told the child you buried isn’t even yours.  That’s no nightmare, but instead reality for a Brooklyn couple.  Justyna and Rafal Sliwa shared their story through tears and...
  • Albert C. Haeger, broker

    Albert C. Haeger, broker
    Albert C. Haeger, a veteran customhouse broker and freight forwarder who owned and operated the old William H. Masson Inc. brokerage, died Aug. 3 of pancreatic cancer at his Bel Air home. He was 85. The son of a merchant marine engineer and a homemaker,...
  • 3 Borough Presidents Call on Mayor to Change 'Gun Shell' Policy

    3 Borough Presidents Call on Mayor to Change 'Gun Shell' Policy
    Brooklyn Borough President, Marty Markowitz, said Wednesday he will ask Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reconsider the "competitive bidding" process, when it comes to selling NYPD "shell casings"--which enclose bullets and are sold in bulk--after police drills...
  • Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital

    Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital
    One man is dead and two others badly hurt after the small plane they were in crashed and burned Sunday on a residential street in Shirley. Neighbors used fire extinguishers and garden houses to try to put out the flames. But, the pilot was trapped in the...
  • NYPD Officer Charged With Raping Woman At Gunpoint

    NYPD Officer Charged With Raping Woman At Gunpoint
    A six-year veteran NYPD officer was expected to be arraigned Thursday on rape charges, according to police. Police say 28-year-old Arthur Roldan raped a woman Tuesday night, holding her at gun point, in a Staten Island parking lot. Along with rape...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist

    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist
    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
  • Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

    Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant
    A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
  • Injured soldier gets double arm transplant

    Injured soldier gets double arm transplant
    Brendan Marrocco sometimes looks down at his arms and can't believe they really exist. Until six weeks ago, the 26-year-old didn't have arms. He lost both of his, as well as his legs, in the Iraq War when the armored vehicle he was driving ran over a...
  • University of Miami 2013 football signees

    University of Miami 2013 football signees
      ++++++++++++++++++++ || Names || POS. || HT. || WT. || SCHOOL || || Devante Bond || LB || 6-3 || 230 || Sacramento (Calif.) Foothill/Sierra College || || Artie Burns || CB || 6-0 || 183 || Miami Northwestern || ||...