| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I support marriage equality. Assuring that loving same-sex couples have the same rights my wife and I have to live our lives together is, quite simply, a matter of justice and core civil rights.
But I have another reason for supporting Question 6 —...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:21 PM
John C. "Jake" Smedley, a retired social worker and former Ruxton resident, died Dec. 9 of cancer at his Silver Spring home. He was 91.
John Calvin Smedley was born in Letchworth, England. After the death of his parents, he moved to Beverly Hills, Calif....
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Bernard J. Conroy, a retired career Army officer who served during World War II and Vietnam and later became a nursing home volunteer, died Nov. 5 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85.
Bernard Jackson "Jack" Conroy was born and raised...
| Nov 10, 2012
As a longtime Federal Hill business owner, Penny Troutner cheered the passage of Maryland's same-sex marriage law.
Not only does the owner of Light Street Cycles believe it's a matter of fairness, she believes it's good for business. That goes for...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood.
The former Timonium...
| Dec 8, 2012
When Baltimore officials have talked about the city's "anchor institutions" — universities, hospitals, churches and other nonprofits — it has occasionally been unclear what sense of the word "anchor" they have sought to convey. When talk turns...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, a retired educator who was active in Republican politics, died May 14 from complications of diabetes at Abington Hospice in Warminster, Pa.
The former Severna Park resident was 81.
The daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker,...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Anne M. Rogers, a retired registered nurse who had been a combat nurse during World War II and then had a long career with the Veterans Administration medical system, died Saturday of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village.
She was 93.
"She was a lovely,...
| Sep 15, 2012
The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online.
After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
| May 11, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind.
Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Rebecca Yenawine and Mark Carter are accustomed to awe-struck looks when visitors cross the foyer of their 19th-century rowhouse in Reservoir Hill.
The four-story brick Victorian, built circa 1870, is sprawling — some 6,000 square feet. And with...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:40 PM
After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation.
But now, one of...