| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A century ago, Europe went smash. In a combination of imperial vainglory (senile vainglory in the case of the doddering Habsburg regime), interlocking treaties, and inflexible military timetables, the nations willingly went to war, a war that turned out...
| Jul 11, 2014
Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A senior living community with 148 apartments has opened on Bel Air Road in Perry Hall.
Brightview Perry Hall will offer assisted living, independent living and Alzheimer's care options, Brightview Senior Living officials said Monday.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69.
The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Bernadette M. Ridenour, a homemaker and former stenographer, died Wednesday of dementia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88.
The daughter of Louis and Elsie Intlekofer, German immigrant bakers, Bernadette Marie Intlekofer was born in Baltimore and...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy.
He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments.
You see, we have this digital lock. To...
| Jul 3, 2014
These groups meet regularly.
Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Saturday, 10 a.m. Caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia are invited to attend. Bethany United Methodist Church, 2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City. ...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78.
"Her true love was...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
| Jul 4, 2014
Sunday, July 6
Lakefront concert The Retro-Rockets bring oldies rock 'n' roll to Columbia's Lakefront for a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors.
Monday, July 7
On the big screen "Monsters University" (rated G) will be...