| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:02 PM
While many of the more high-profile high school football players spend the summer honing their skills and their competitive edge at 7-on-7 tournaments, linemen continue to toil away in anonymity in weight rooms and at camps and combines.
For one day last...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Sister Mary Ferdinand Tunis, a Sister of Mercy who taught parochial school mathematics before establishing the Sisters of Mercy Windsor Hills Project in the early 1970s, died June 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 91 and had lived...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Daniel A. Lafferty, a certified public accountant and world traveler, died Aug. 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a stroke he suffered in April.
The longtime Wiltondale resident was 72.
The son of a postal worker and a...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Every time Alex Kurth spotted a Cardinal Gibbons High School classmate approaching the ITE Building at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, he would throw open the door and say, "Get in here!" with a grin and a firm handshake.
"These are my...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The Cardinal Gibbons School is the alma mater of professional athletes, politicians and high-ranking military officers.
But since the outcry by parents, students and alumni over its closure at the end of the 2010 academic year, the facility has quietly...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Ruth D. Baird, a retired educator and counselor, died of a stroke Aug. 16 at her Rodgers Forge home.
She was 77.
Ruth Dudley Dentinger, the daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker, was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., where she graduated in 1951...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:45 PM
When Gilman hosts its season opener Friday, Aug. 26 (4 p.m.) against the Maryland Christian Saints, there will be some new faces on the sideline and the field for the Greyhounds, most notably former DeMatha coach Bill McGregor.
As an assistant on the...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:51 PM
There are many paths to take to Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City – some that wind around hillsides and alongside train tracks near Patapsco State Park. But for Rose Goeres, the school's new principal, the path to OLPH began on...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Lawrence T. Doyle, a retired WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM sales manager, died Aug. 12 of lymphoma at Franklin Square Hospital Center.
The Parkville resident was 78.
The son of a Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. credit manager and a homemaker, he was born in...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:41 AM
Last February, Principal David McKenzie was in the chapel at St. Thomas More Preparatory School in Magnolia, Del., organizing holy cards when he came across one of St. Vincent Pallotti.
The card stood out to McKenzie for two reasons: He had never heard...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Supporters predicted that the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:39 AM
100 Years Ago
Preachin' and a play
In the bulletin section of the Times:
"Emory M.E. church Sunday school 8:30 a.m. Preaching 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. by Rev. W.A. Koontz.
There will be no services except Sunday school at Providence on Sunday afternoon....