| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:38 PM
More than 500 friends, family and neighbors braved gray skies and a steady drizzle on Tuesday to pay final respects to Airman 1st Class Matthew Ryan Seidler, a Westminster man killed in Afghanistan on Jan. 5.
Seidler's flag-draped coffin waited in...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:10 PM
So, here we are, friends. Episode 3 of "Jersey Shore." If you’re like me, you’ve been putting toothpicks in your eyelids to stay awake. We fared a little better this week, though:
- The night starts with a somber Pauly heading to Karma to...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:02 AM
The season began with a thrashing of the Steelers and had the promise of ending with the Superbowl in Indianapolis, of all cities, where the Ravens had the prospect of facing off against either the 49ers (coached by our John Harbaugh's little brother) or,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:33 PM
It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
| Feb 15, 2012
February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating.
The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing."
Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
| May 6, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Megan and Don's relationship has come to a place that marks a new beginning -- or a marriage's end.
So Megan has decided to quit Sterling Cooper Draper Price (and Don's workplace control). Yes, she seems to be a born salesperson, a natural creative...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 2:06 PM
"Did you ever notice Mike when he came off the mound after a good inning?" asks Alex Flanagan, widow of the Orioles Hall-of-Famer who committed suicide a year ago. "He always had his head down."
That provokes a vivid memory of No. 46, the smart pitcher...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer's, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long.
So we grasp...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan is preparing a run for his old job in 2014, potentially setting up a high-stakes political battle in Maryland's largest county.
Duncan, who led Montgomery County from 1994 until he ran for governor in 2006,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:16 PM
For Erica Hamlett-Nicholson's 11-year-old son, Shawn Nowlin was his most trusted confidant when the Hazelwood Elementary/Middle School fifth-grader suffered from depression caused by his parents' separation.
For Duanelle Woodard's nephew, he was the...