| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Ilean H. Jennings, a cosmetologist who had been supervisor of barbers and beauticians at the old Crownsville State Hospital, died July 4 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at her Severna Park home. She was 84.
The daughter of a businessman and a...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Charles Adam Fecher, a self-taught Baltimore scholar, author and editor who undertook the formidable task of editing the controversial diaries of H.L. Mencken, died Monday of respiratory failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Govans and Rodgers...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Thomas J. Kennedy Jr., who while fighting with the Marines in the South Pacific during World War II was blinded by enemy fire and after his return to Baltimore established Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of cancer at his Mount Washington home.
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:23 PM
George Francis Kerchner, a highly decorated Army Ranger who on D-Day successfully led an attack on enemy gun positions that earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, died Friday at his home in Midlothian, Va., of complications from a fall.
He was 93....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Danielle Hilliard is both up in the air and down to earth.
By day, she is a project manager working in air and missile defense at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in North Laurel.
But for as much as 12 hours a week, she is a...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Too many Maryland parents are engaged in a tug-of-war between their family's financial livelihood and their children's education. Sadly, in this economic downturn, financial needs often win the day.
The state cannot legislate parental involvement, but it...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Raymond A. Meseroll Sr., a former Loyola University Maryland campus police officer who had an Internet radio station, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 51.
Born in Chevy...
| Sep 23, 2011
Salvatore Joseph Cameron, a retired mason and Air Force veteran, died Tuesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after suffering a fall in his Eldersburg home.
He was 73.
Born in Hazleton, Pa., Mr. Cameron moved with his family to Baltimore's Lakeland...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Maryland is poised to join a growing number of states that are requiring students to stay in school until their 18th birthday, a shift that President Barack Obama urged during his State of the Union address in January.
A measure to raise the compulsory...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Rosie L. Stanfield, a registered nurse who later became the first African-American director of nursing at Spring Grove Hospital Center, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The longtime Randallstown resident was 66.
| May 1, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
| Nov 28, 2005
With thousands of defense-related jobs coming to Maryland in the next few years, local social services officials see a golden opportunity for poor people to get better jobs, especially in high-priced suburbs in Howard, Anne Arundel and Harford counties...