| Sep 8, 2012
100 Years Ago
In the news briefs:
"Meat prices have taken another jump, making higher than ever known before. In a short time Sassafras tea will have to take the place of meat in the country, so don't let a Trust get a grip on the...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Monsignor James Vincent Hobbs, former rector of the Basilica of the Assumption who during his tenure oversaw a two-year, $32 million restoration of the 200-year-old structure, died Monday of cardiac arrest at his Thurmont home.
He was 81.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The polio vaccine was not my idea. Nor was the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church. The first idea protected my physical health. The second idea continues to protect and preserve my Catholic faith.
At the time the council was convened by Pope...
| Jan 22, 2013
The Rev. Eric W. Gritsch, a prominent Lutheran theologian, educator and author whose teaching career at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa., spanned more than three decades, died Dec. 29 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:16 PM
If opposing coaches had something to say to McDonogh’s Pete Welch before his team faced Wyoming Seminary (Pa.) in the final of the 30th annual Haswell M. Franklin Gilman Duals on Saturday afternoon in Roland Park, it would probably be to wish him...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Mount Mat Madness, regarded as one of the top wrestling tournaments in the country until going on a one-year hiatus, is returning this weekend at UMBC with 28 teams from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
"Usually, when you want to go to a...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Former pastor of the Westminster United Methodist Church, the Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr.; died last Saturday of cardiac failure at age 87.
He was the pastor here in Westminster at the historic Westminster United Methodist Church from 1964 to 1971....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Harry and Joan Brunett
Former Columbia residents Harry E. and Joan F. Brunett, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2, 2011. The couple was married Sept. 2, 1961, at the Church of the Redeemer, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Brunetts lived in...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Joseph Claver Richardson, a retired teacher and World War II veteran who was the patriarch of a family of nearly 60 children and grandchildren, died of cardiac arrest related to asthma Jan. 8 at Sinai Hospital. He was 89 and lived in Walbrook Junction....
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:13 PM
The Rev. Earl Joseph John Cote, the retired pastor of a Pikesville Roman Catholic church, died of cardiac arrest Jan. 27 at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was stricken while driving on Putty Hill Road as he headed to say daily Mass for the School Sisters...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Monsignor Richard E. Parks, pastor of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Graceland Park for 25 years who was also a city Fire Department chaplain, died of cancer Feb. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 80.
Monsignor Parks was remembered by...