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  • Hidden jewel was 'ideal suburb'

    Originally advertised as "The Ideal Suburb," Towson Estates developed as an upscale, single-family rental community in the 1930s for area executives, including those from the nearby Black & Decker Corp. Homes were eventually sold off to private owners...
  • Prepping for the flu

    Prepping for the flu
    Tracey Haldeman is not taking any chances with her business being disrupted this flu season. So the president of Baltimore's Pinnacle Communications is providing an attractive incentive for her eight employees to get vaccinated for both the seasonal and...
  • From the Age of Monarchs to the Age of Executives

    One of my sons and his wife returned from a trip to Paris a couple weeks ago. They came for dinner and showed us their pictures. Of the Palace at Versailles and its magnificence, he remarked, "No wonder there was a revolution." I had the same reaction...
  • What corporate certification means

    By 5 p.m. today, 695 of the nation's largest companies must certify to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington that the results of their companies' finances are true. The rule affects nine companies based in the Baltimore region --...
  • With prayers of thanks and reflections on Isabel

    Julie Pierson fought tears as she stood in the hazy sun outside Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Essex yesterday, temporarily homeless and with only an erratic cellular phone to connect her to the world. The floodwaters that sent her fleeing by boat early...
  • Seasoning manufacturing company to get mixing in Hampstead

    Seasoning manufacturing company to get mixing in Hampstead
    OWINGS MILLS — Walking into the manufacturing plant at the Fuchs North America facility, your nostrils will instantly be filled with the rich aromas of cinnamon, black pepper, and other herbs and spices. Fuchs is a global leader in the food...
  • John H. 'Bud' Miller, 78, of Manchester

    John H. "Bud" Miller, 78, of Manchester, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at home. Born Jan. 27, 1936, in Westminster, he was the son of the late Sterling A. Miller and Esther E. Bixler Miller. He was the husband of Catherine Belle Moser Miller, his wife of...
  • Bruce B. Martin, 74, of Hampstead

    Bruce Burke Martin, 74, of Hampstead, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at home. Born April 30, 1940, in Hampstead, he was the son of the late Richard and Mary Burke Martin. He was the husband of Arla Hale Martin, his wife of 50 years. He had served in the...
  • Brenda L. Millberry, 65, of Westminster

    Brenda LaRue Millberry, 65, of Westminster, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born Jan. 3, 1949, in Westminster, she was the daughter of Eleanor E. Moody, of Atlanta, Georgia, and the late William Earl Magruder. She...
  • Reaching out (and up) to cut dead branches

    Reaching out (and up) to cut dead branches
    When dead branches are out of reach, there are only two ways to cut them. You could climb a ladder propped against the trunk and use ground-level tools like a chain saw. Or you could stay on the ground and use tree-level tools like a pole pruner. Both...
  • Beulah V. Benge, 94, of Glyndon

    Beulah V. Brown Benge, 94, of Glyndon, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Born Oct. 22, 1919, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Frank M. and Grace Wagner Fisher. Twice married, she had been the wife of the late William E. Brown, her husband of...
  • Marie B. Smith, 89, of Sykesville

    Marie Blevins Smith, 89, of Sykesville, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at home. Born Aug. 21, 1924, in Crumpler, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Blevins and the late Maggie Young Blevins. She was the wife of the late William...