| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Caffeine from coffee, tea, soda or even tablet, has the beneficial effect of enhancing memory, according to a new study led by a former Johns Hopkins University researcher.
More research needs to be done, but the findings could be used to help...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Colin Cloherty was a seldom-used tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, his third team in his first two years in the NFL, when the league locked out its players at the start of a long, contentious labor showdown in 2011.
A former standout at Brown,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Howard County's rapidly growing senior population got some mixed news last week. The bad news: The part of their brain that controls short-term memory has been shrinking at an average rate of .5 percent a year since they turned 50. The good news: That...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:05 AM
There's no business like show business at Chapelgate Christian Academy. Though smaller in size and resources than local public schools, it presents a consistently stellar spring musical. This year's production? "Annie Get Your Gun," the beloved Rodgers...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Ronald L. Bray, a retired printing company executive and former longtime Riderwood resident, died Feb. 21 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Wright's Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Seminole, Fla. He was 81.
Ronald Lee Bray was born in...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Esther R. Levin, who spent her life fighting for women's rights, died Jan. 26 of Alzheimer's disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 88.
The daughter of Frank J. Rubenstein, an insurance consultant, and Mary Rubenstein, a homemaker, Esther Gertrude...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:42 PM
William E. "Bill" Edrington, a retired hospital maintenance worker and plasterer, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Country Companions, a Taneytown assisted-living facility. He was 83.
The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. worker and a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85.
Born Carolyn Eugenia...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Calling all foodies! On Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., the St. Jude Hope in the Harbor Gala is cooking up inspiration to fight childhood cancer at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.
The event will feature over twenty top-rated...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Jean Amos, who had been the swimming instructor at what is now Notre Dame University of Maryland and a Red Cross water safety teacher, died March 1 of complications from dementia at her Loch Raven Village home. She was 90.
The daughter of a Pennsylvania...