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  • Appeal is likely next step for Arundel crematorium foes

    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...
  • The ugly side of Big Labor

    The ugly side of Big Labor
    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,...
  • Ugliness of Big Labor pales next to that of Big Business

    In reference to your recent op-ed piece on the vandalism perpetrated against several Chicago-area funeral homes last month ("Big Labor shows its ugly side," Aug. 8), I would suggest some perspective is in order. Flunkies from Big Business almost shut...
  • Joseph Russ

    Joseph Russ, a West Baltimore mortician who was active in his industry for nearly 70 years, died of heart disease April 16 at his West Baltimore home. He was 98. Born in Baltimore and raised on Brunt Street, he was a 1933 graduate of Frederick Douglass...
  • 'He had a spirit that would not give up'

    Mike Woods' death last week was much like his abbreviated NFL career with the Baltimore Colts: It went largely unnoticed. To suggest it was unlamented would be wrong, however. Very wrong. Woods' career was cut short in 1982 by an assailant's bullet that...
  • Beer, a fight, fatal gunfire

    On the night of his 44th anniversary as a Baltimore police officer, Norman Stamp drank beer at a strip club on Haven Street with members of the motorcycle club he helped found — a tight fraternity called the Chosen Sons. Shortly after midnight, a...
  • Cruelest mystery: death before life

    That chilly night in late October, the delivery room was so quiet. The doctor wrapped the 8-pound, 21-inch newborn girl in a pink-and-blue striped cotton blanket, pulled a matching cap over her brown hair and gently passed her to her mother. Margarete...
  • Charles E. Newby, 73

    Charles E. Newby, 73, of Lancaster, died July 30 at his residence.  Born May 25, 1939 in Garrard County, he was a son of the late  Seldon Newby and Minerva  Humphry Guy.  He was a farmer, a member and Captain  of the Buckeye Fire Department and a...
  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
  • Drew Peterson attends mother's funeral

    Drew Peterson attends mother's funeral
    Drew Peterson spent a few moments beside his mother's casket at a Darien funeral home this week, a low-profile visit granted by Will County Jail officials. Peterson, who last month was convicted of murdering his third wife, spent about 15 minutes at...
  • O.C. woman gets probation for helping WWII veteran kill himself

     
    Elizabeth Barrett, a Laguna Woods woman who helped a World War II veteran kill himself with a mixture of Oxycontin and yogurt, has been sentenced to probation, with no jail time....
  • Why did these doctors, accountants, notaries and others get in trouble?

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...