| May 26, 2011
| 9:25 AM
As thousands of students turn their tassels at college commencement ceremonies across Maryland this month, a spotlight is being placed on the critical connection between college success and future economic prosperity. It's one of the most important issues...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83.
Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader.
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, leader of the archdiocese since 2007, was named a cardinal Friday by...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Charles Orestus Smith, a retired CareFirst Medicare contractor who was an avid fan of the opera and symphony, died Jan. 3 of a heart attack at his home in the Northway Apartments in Guilford. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Guilford, Mr. Smith...
| Oct 14, 2011
Prescription drug disposal
The "National Take Back Initiative" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the lobby of Annapolis Police Department headquarters. The program provides a place for persons who want to dispose of unwanted or...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Following a tradition started last year, five distinguished graduates of Havre de Grace High School and a late graduate of the former Havre de Grace Colored High School will be inducted into the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame Friday.
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:36 PM
It's late in the first half of a tournament game, more than 3,000 basketball fans have filled the auditorium, and as the Patterson High Clippers of Baltimore toss the ball inbounds and head up the court, a spectator leans over to speak to his young son....
| Sep 28, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Baltimore is being invaded by flying saucers — in fungal form.
Airborne spores, driven by the summer's record rains, have been alighting in backyards, gardens, farm fields and forests throughout the Mid-Atlantic region (in short, wherever there...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Jonathan and Kelly Caplan
Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011.
The bride is a 1987 graduate...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:08 PM
The Havre de High School Hall of Fame Committee Wednesday announced the six people it has chosen for the Hall of Fame's second class that will be inducted in October.
The class includes brother and sister physicians who were also active in local...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Michael Fitz-Patrick was on the 61st floor of Two World Trade Center, training to be a broker. A new father at 28, he was switching careers with a goal of spending more time at home.
Daniel McNeal, 29, was also in the south tower that sunny Tuesday...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:28 AM
Thomas F. Cardegna, who taught at the University of Baltimore for more than three decades and was also dean of the accounting department, died Aug. 16 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 85 and lived in Towson.
The son of a Baltimore &...