| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:
Before we started shrinking from the terms dementia ...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Jean E. Patterson, who served as an inspiration to all who knew her, died Sept. 26 of complications related to Down syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 43.
"She profoundly touched her family and those who knew her, bringing gifts of...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Louisa A. Eveson, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died Wednesday at ManorCare Ruxton from complications of dementia. She was 82.
The former Louisa Ann Bailey was born in Sharon, Harford County, and was raised in Forest Hill. She was a 1951 graduate...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Baltimore Sun
Malcolm Gladwell, the engaging writer who finds connections in the happenstance that help explain our world, started this discussion with an article he wrote for New Yorker magazine way back in October of 2009, titled "Offensive Play."...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Henry E. "Pete" Riecks, a retired Harford County public schools educator and photographer who was an ardent fan of the old Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, died Sept. 22 of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Forest Hill...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:45 AM
Summer is officially over. Thoughts of summers past came to the forefront while on vacation in Ocean City, during the changeover from summer to fall. While sitting with my husband on the boardwalk one evening, watching all the people go by, I wondered...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Mary Lou Pahl, a retired bank teller and former longtime Rockdale resident, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightview Westminster Ridge in Westminster. She was 86.
The former Mary Lou Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised in Rockdale. She...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:38 AM
Bel Air area seniors suffering with chronic conditions may be able to obtain a new level of independence after participating in a new Living Well program hosted by the Town of Bel Air.
The six week session beginning on Oct. 16 is slated to provide...
| Sep 20, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 22
'Cuts Against Cancer' The annual "haircut-a-thon" fundraising event begins at 10 a.m. at the Howard County General Hospital's Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive. Local professionals will offer haircuts, manicures, seated massages,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
From traffic accidents to public transit, from school bus routes to the potential construction of a Walmart in their community, traffic and transportation were the main topics during Monday evening's meeting of the Abingdon Community Council.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits.
The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
From graffiti on buses ("Virgin. Teach your kids it's not a dirty world") to posters of chickens in tennis shoes ("What do you call a guy who makes a baby, then flies the coop?") to the heart-rending pleas of real teens ("Mom. Dad. Talk to me. I need...