| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:59 PM
The opening of four squash courts at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville has prompted coach Lanny Springs to wax euphoric about his favorite sport's chances of making great strides in Baltimore.
The result, he said, of having the first on-campus courts...
| Oct 13, 2011
Richard K. "Dicky" Marshall, a former Gilman School teacher and coach who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 5 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Mercy Ridge retirement community resident was 87.
The son of physicians, Mr....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:01 AM
When the staff and contributors at the Jewish Museum of Maryland were putting together the new exhibit "Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity," they knew better than to try and tell people what is Jewish food and what is not.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day are the equivalent of "Black Friday" for charities, which receive nearly half of their annual donations during the holiday season, according to a Charity Navigator survey.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Paul Frederick Obrecht, a well-known Baltimore warehouse developer whose various projects included Moravia Industrial Park, died Nov. 3 of complications from a stroke at his Lutherville home.
He was 82.
Mr. Obrecht, who went by P. Frederick Obrecht...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Charles R. "Chuck" Callanan, a retired educator, volunteer and author who had headed Park School for nearly a decade, died July 6 of pulmonary disease at Sedgewood Commons, an assisted-living facility in Falmouth, Maine.
He was 86.
"I was right out of...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Sykesville's Gate House Museum of History has always highlighted the community past, but these days visitors entering the small museum can almost feel a sense of renewal and vitality as well.
The atmosphere is almost as if someone came along and —...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:31 PM
William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Two Harford County runners bettered school records in collegiate track races last week.
Erika Stasakova of Bel Air lowered the Lafayette College record in the 3000-meter steeplechase in a meet at Princeton University last Friday. She clocked 11:02.01...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:43 AM
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award.
Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
| Nov 7, 2006
| 7:48 PM
Buoyed by a national tide against Republicans, Mayor Martin O'Malley declared victory in the governor's race last night, appearing to have prevailed in his long and difficult campaign against a popular incumbent. Despite a poor showing in the crucial...