| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Occasionally this column takes a look at what happened to a person or thing that was a memorable part of Laurel's past. This month it looks at two Laurel icons from the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Laurel High coach set the standard
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Olivia Mezzullo, a fourth-grade student at St. Joseph School Cockeysville, recently got some exciting news: She is the recipient of one of seven elementary-level scholarships awarded by the Knott Scholarship Funds.
The Knott Scholarship Funds are based...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Sherwin M. Adelman, a retired U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health economist and strategist, died Feb. 4 from complications of dementia and heart failure at Sunrise Senior and Assisted-Living of McLean, Va.
The longtime Pigtown resident was 77....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Joseph W. Alton Jr., who served as the first Anne Arundel County executive and whose political career ended at the jailhouse door, died Friday of complications from dementia at Genesis Eldercare Spa Creek Center. He was 94.
"Joe was probably the most...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Jerel and Tonya Registre never considered themselves ballroom dancers — they didn't even take lessons before their July 2012 wedding.
But on April 13, the Fulton couple will be dancing in front of about 700 people for a cause that is close to...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The White House proposed a sweeping new initiative Tuesday to map the individual cells and circuits that make up the human brain, a project that will give scientists a better understanding of how a healthy brain works and how to devise better treatments...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:58 AM
The final hearing on the construction of a 140-unit senior residence facility along with the further expansion of the Catonsville Y on South Rolling Road is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8, in Towson.
At this time, area residents can address county...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Janet S. McKegg, whose career with the Department of Natural Resources spanned nearly three decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Elternhaus, a Dayton assisted-living facility.
The former West Friendship resident was 58....