| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58.
"She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Regarding The Sun's editorial critical of the lawsuit involving the Little Sisters of the Poor ("Obamacare mandate doesn't violate nuns' rights," Jan. 2), the Little Sisters of the Poor is a Roman Catholic institution for women. This congregation serves...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Fred Rasmussen's reflections on the late Dr. Elmer Hoffman quite clearly characterized the very distinguished career and the many accomplishments of the Baltimore surgical icon ("Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon," Jan. 22). However, it is with...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The loop in front of Seton Keough High School on Caton Avenue was filled with students Wednesday morning for the all-girls Catholic school's seventh annual Kathleen Bowen Walk for Hope.
Hundreds of girls wearing purple shirts walked laps around the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The Ravens will wear their alternate black jerseys Sunday in the game against the Green Bay Packers at M&T Bank Stadium, according to the team's website.
The Ravens are 10-3 all-time when wearing the black jerseys, and they are 7-1 since coach John...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The first thing they do to new male students at the Naval Academy is shave their heads. So it is a bit of a shock to see the guys sporting ... mustaches.
But the button-downed Brigade of Midshipmen has received permission from the top of the chain of...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:08 PM
I hope everyone has a great new year. The holidays came upon us so fast this year, what with Thanksgiving being so late. And the weather has been so strange — ice and snow before winter officially started, then on the shortest day of the year people...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Pamela Becker, a graphics design production manager and artist, died of cancer Dec. 17 at her Owings Mills home. She was 64.
Born Pamela Joyce Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Henry Brown, who owned a jewelry distributorship, and his wife,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88.
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Baltimore City Solicitor George Nilson claims pregnancy crisis centers engage in deceptive practices to lure women seeking abortions to their facilities ("Pregnancy center signs are necessary," July 24).
Give me a break!
The real threat to pregnant...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Although Eileen Williams works in fabric and Deborah Berman works in paper collage, these two artists share a collage-oriented artistic sensibility in their separate exhibits at the Columbia Art Center.
Williams calls her show "Celebration of Women...