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  • Edward Standish 'Brad' Bradford Jr., Boys' Latin headmaster

    Edward Standish 'Brad' Bradford Jr., Boys' Latin headmaster
    Edward Standish "Brad" Bradford Jr., a career educator who had been headmaster of Boys' Latin School during the early 1980s, died Thursday from complications after surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 83. The son of a businessman and a...
  • Lemony Snicket reborn!

    Lemony Snicket reborn!
    Lemony Snicket has been on the shelf (figuratively speaking) for too long, as author Daniel Handler took a break from the wildly popular, 13-book A Series of Unfortunate Events series. So it's good news to hear that Snicket -- and Handler (a fellow alum...
  • For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief

    For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief
    Gwen Pitcairn drove slowly through the cemetery in Tequesta, the small Florida village where she raised her three children. She stopped in front of her son Stephen's grave. More than a year after his death, it still was marked by a makeshift memorial,...
  • James Dowling 'Jay' Cherry Jr.

    James Dowling 'Jay' Cherry Jr.
    James Dowling "Jay" Cherry Jr., a former associate professor and chairman of the department of speech at the old Mount St. Agnes College who also gave one-man performances of historic Unitarians, died Aug. 24 of congestive heart failure at Timothy House...
  • Pfefferkorn-de Messieres wed

    Candace M. Pfefferkorn and Michel E. de Messieres Joan and Louis Pfefferkorn Jr., of West Friendship, announce the marriage of their daughter, Candace Marie Pfefferkorn, to Michel Escande de Messières, son of Susan and the late Olivier de Messières, of...
  • Frederick W. Glassberg, community developer

    Frederick W. Glassberg, a one-time Rouse Co. executive who became a prominent real estate and community developer in Howard County, died Sept. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 77. A native of...
  • George McGovern at 90

    George McGovern at 90
    Being a losing presidential candidate is like what Mr. Dooley said about vice presidents: "It isn't a crime exactly. You can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's kind iv a disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters." So it has been, unfairly, for former...
  • Alumni Report: Roland Park's Cathy Nolan

    Alumni Report: Roland Park's Cathy Nolan
    Cathy Nolan earned a white blazer as a three-sport athlete at Roland Park in 1976. She still has the blazer, but she said in a phone interview this week that she took away much more than the jacket when she graduated. Nolan has been principal - a "pretty...
  • Interview with Jack Greenberg and Gilbert Holmes

    Jack Greenberg was 27 years old when he helped argue the Brown vs. Board of Education cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He succeeded Thurgood Marshall as head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, where he worked for more than 30 years. He is a professor of...
  • John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre

    John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre
    Wholesome little Appleton, Wis., slips past the passenger window without arousing any visible interest in tonight's guest lecturer. A shop selling sewing machines. A Christian bookstore. The Martin School of Hair Design. Not very promising. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...
  • Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89
    At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak. They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...