| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Philip Joseph DiPaula, a retired Forest Park and Polytechnic Institute science teacher who received two Purple Hearts during World War II, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital. The Edmondson Heights resident was 90....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
One evening my sister, Mary, called me, all excited about a news item she saw on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Mary said that it was both sad and beautiful at the same time. The episode, in Sawyer's "America Strong" segment, was titled, "iPods...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Veteran's Day Luncheon — Serving those who serve our country, Fri., Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Bring photo of yourself in uniform or piece of history to display at honor table. Register at...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Lawrence Alexander Hardie, a retired Johns Hopkins University geology professor who successfully challenged an assumption about ocean salinity, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Dec. 17 at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:01 AM
One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping.
Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:38 PM
David A. Dannenfelser III, a World War II naval veteran who later co-founded a Baltimore truck rental business, died Thursday of dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 89.
The son of a mechanic and a homemaker, David Andrew Dannenfelser...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Sister Clara Linz, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had cared for children and the sick and also had been a teacher's aide, died Friday of dementia at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 91.
The daughter of Conrad...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Joan B. Brady, a former accountant and receptionist, died Jan. 2 of Alzheimer's disease at Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84.
The daughter of Frank Brinegar, a steelworker, and Blanche Brinegar, a homemaker, Joan Brinegar was...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...