| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Phyllis Teather-Burke, a longtime Baltimore County public school educator whose specialty was early-childhood education, died Wednesday of cancer at her Glen Arm home.
She was 77.
"She was an outstanding educator who had a deep commitment to children,"...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Twelve students from Cockeysville Middle School are having their artwork displayed at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
The exhibition coincides with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's February concert series, which includes a multimedia performance of...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Margaret E. Yaffe, one of the Enoch Pratt Free Library's oldest cardholders who was also a longtime active member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, died Feb. 18 of multiple organ failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Howard Park...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Sophie Fineran, library media specialist at Rodgers Forge Elementary School, tells us that the school's recent book fair was a great success. Fineran feels the excellent result was due, in large part, to the parent co-chairs, Leslie Wagner and Tricia...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Marin Alsop is well known as the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, but this weekend she will be conducting a different sort of production.
Alsop will lead the three-day Women of the World-Baltimore Festival gathering that is expected to...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure.
She was 93.
"She was quite a lady and the great steward of...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton, a retired Baltimore internist who was also a member of the clinical faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died July 20 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Stevenson...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Dorothy Powell Ridgely Thomas, a former teacher of disabled students who was active at the Hampton National Historic Site, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Aug. 4 at her Lutherville home. She was 82.
Born Dorothy Powell Ridgely in...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
For many years my wife Fran and I were subscribers to the Baltimore Pops series at the Meyerhoff. We especially enjoyed the years during Marvin Hamlisch's tenure as principal pops conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Little did we know that he...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Stanley I. Panitz, a former real estate developer whose Bolton Square town house community earned him national recognition, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington.
The Roland Park resident...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:39 AM
A high school senior on her way to earning the highest award in Girl Scouts is hoping her efforts will be music to the ears of children in need.
Christina Potis, 17, a student at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, organized the inaugural musical...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera.
Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...