| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86.
The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This column begins with Jane Austen, the English author of corseted drawing room romances who wrote anonymously and in secret out of a sense of propriety. A woman in Regency England simply did not bring public attention to herself.
Thanks, at least in...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80.
"Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:21 AM
A brief preface for the liturgically uninformed:
Kathleen looked up from the comics pages this morning and marveled, "There are really people who think that this is the second day of Christmas." I believe she was looking at Mother Goose and Grimm.
| May 11, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
| Oct 17, 2012
Katherine Lawler and Christopher Broughton
George Sturgis Lawler and Judge Theresa Anne Lawler, of Timonium, announce the marriage of their daughter, Katherine Anne Lawler, to Christopher Shane Broughton, son of Linda Lee Bullock, of Parkville, and James...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The jeans are too gray, Toby Schermerhorn is on the phone saying. They need to be bluer, she tells the person handling the jeans.
Prints of this collage — dozens of overlapping blue jean-clad bottoms — are going to grace guest room bathrooms...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:13 AM
When Laurel Volunteer Fire Department Chief Trey Kelso moved to the city in 1999 with his future wife, Lisa, their decision was based on a somewhat unusual criteria.
"When we decided where to live, we centered where we were moving to where I was going...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Marvin C. "Mike" Wahl, a retired labor lawyer and labor arbitrator, died Oct. 29 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke. He was 97.
The son of Austria-Hungary immigrants, Mr. Wahl was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J., where he graduated...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:15 AM
— Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that could freeze deportations of illegal immigrants who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:57 PM
They're mostly in their 20s, college grads who majored in theater or related studies. If they weren't friends before deciding to collaborate, they're friends now. They're enthusiastic multitaskers. None of them will get rich soon.
Meet the participants...