| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80.
"Maria was so...
| Jun 1, 2013
In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera."
The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Albert Hall, a professional opera singer and choirmaster who began his singing career during his student days at City College, died May 13 from colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Towson resident was 89.
The son of a plumber and a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Lynn Taylor Hebden, a Baltimore-born lyric soprano who headed the Peabody Preparatory Department for more than two decades and was also a member of the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory, died Sunday from complications of breast cancer at her Roland Park...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:36 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 24, 1963:
The First Harford Federal Savings and Loan Association in Aberdeen was robbed by a lone armed gunman. Robert Shutt of Havre de Grace, the assistant secretary of the Association, was...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Don't be alarmed if you hear steam whistles and other loud noises on Saturday, May 4 — they will be emanating from the Fire Museum of Maryland's 36th annual Steam Show.
Along with the steam fire engine demonstrations, the show features...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A reception will be held Wednesday at the Peabody Conservatory in honor of the late Mary C. Walker, who upon her death donated $800,000 to the institution where she studied and worked for most of her life.
The bulk of Walker's gift — $600,000...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The Ladies Auxiliary of St. Michael's Catholic Church will hold a Friendship Tea Party on April 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the church's multi-purpose room.
There will be live music, door prizes, finger sandwiches, sweets, and of course, tea. The cost is $14...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Mary Aitken, a retired switchboard operator who taught music in Baltimore public schools, died of Alzheimer's disease March 28 at her home in the Ridervale section of Riderwood in Baltimore County. She was 89.
Born Mary Wootsey Derr in Roanoke, Va., she...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Local elementary and middle-school students performed in the Children's Choir at the Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE) national conference in Hartford, Conn., March 20- 23. The students, representing Riderwood Elementary School, Dumbarton...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Retired music teacher C. Scott Sharnetzka was honored Monday night by the Harford County Board of Education as the newest inductee into the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame.
Retiring in 2003, Sharnetzka spent 30 years in the school...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Lutherville's annual CROP Walk will be Sunday, Oct 28, beginning at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Kurtz Avenue in Historic Lutherville.
The local walk dates back 11 years, and the course has varied from year to year. This year the walk will be from St....