| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Firefighters and friends from across Carroll County gathered at the Haight Funeral Home in Sykesville on Jan. 1 to celebrate the life of Calvin Warren Brothers, 79, of Finksburg, who died Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A little more than a year ago, Jay Donaldson's plans to build a 25,390-square-foot funeral home on slightly more than three acres of residential land off Route 108 in Clarksville was met with vocal opposition from members of a neighboring church and a...
| May 27, 2012
Norman Harvel is growing old under a mountain of debt.
At 60, Harvel faces medical and credit card bills topping $80,000. Yet Harvel is unable to work, having been injured at a job site more a decade ago. The former building maintenance worker now...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:59 AM
A Board of Appeals hearing on plans for a funeral home in Clarksville that was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 5 had to be postponed because the hearing was not properly advertised by the county.
The law says the county has to advertise zoning hearings 30...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Is it just me or is this season BORING? After a two week holiday hiatus, I was hoping that these peaches would be up to no good. But it's back to normal in the land of wigs, funeral parlors, sex toys and such.
Phaedra is still getting things together for...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The driver of a pickup truck that struck two utility poles and the retaining wall in front of a funeral home on the 1600 block of Edmondson Avenue just after 2 a.m. Friday caused numerous residences to lose power.
The retaining wall at the entrance of...
| Jul 30, 2011
The County Council is considering a change to a proposed bill that would allow a Millersville crematorium that spurred the legislation to move forward — even if the county crafts stricter limits for such businesses in the future.
The council is...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:24 PM
An Anne Arundel County appeals board may be the only way disgruntled neighbors can prevent a crematorium in their Millersville neighborhood, as county officials stressed that the plan would not be affected by pending legislation restricting where...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:04 PM
In was back in 1863, when E.D. Selby was an undertaker handling funeral arrangements for the citizens of Reisterstown and the surrounding communities, that "the real birth of the funeral industry" occurred, said Jeffrey Eline.
Eline, who represents the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
A 31-year-old Elkton man died from injuries he sustained when he fell from a tree he was trimming near Bel Air Saturday morning, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
Tommy Gray Kyger Jr., an employee of Bane's Tree and Lawn Service, was...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On July 10, three Chicago-area Alderwoods funeral homes were viciously vandalized. All were Dignity Memorial network facilities that had also been targeted for a strike by local Teamsters.
Teamsters Local 727, which represents 16 Alderwoods embalmers,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Loyola attackman Adam Pomper died Tuesday near his parents' home in Huntington, N.Y., the school announced in a news release.
On Tuesday, the homicide section of the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police Department investigated Pomper's death. A spokesperson...