| May 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67.
Born in Baltimore and...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Thomas D. Washburne Sr., a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler whose specialty was estate planning, died Tuesday of an unknown neurological disorder at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 86.
The son of Hempstead Washburne, a lawyer, and Mary...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93.
After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:11 AM
If you like your romanticism with extra layers of hot fudge -- I say bring it on -- this week's Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program is just the ticket.
Two super-lyrical, extra-passionate Russian works, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Griffin was never supposed to be a star. Given up to a kill shelter in Ohio during what his current owner, Gregg Boersma, believes was a foreclosure dispute, the Siberian husky mix seemed destined for euthanasia. Then Boersma saw his photo online and...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra could have included just a little sample of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to go with its latest program, which includes the overture and incidental music Mendelssohn wrote under the spell of that play. But this...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Biblical stories do not typically make great operas, anymore than they make great movies. But Verdi’s first successful work for the stage, “Nabucco,” based more or less on the tale of Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonian bondage of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90.
Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:46 AM
An emperor and a dictator rule over the latest Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program, which turns out to be benevolent for us commoners who like noble music-making.
Friday night's concert at Meyerhoff Hall was one of the most riveting and unified the BSO...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played a pivotal role in the resolution of the Maryland savings and loan crisis of the mid-1980s, died April 24 in her sleep of...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning.
Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...