| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop.
Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his bedside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Stretching the parameters of a wholesome HonFest, three women on The Avenue stripped down to their bras and leotards Saturday to promote Sugar, a nearby sex-toy shop.
In the booth behind them, a banner said, "Stirring up raw passion."
| May 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Donald J. Artes, a Sinai Hospital pediatric respiratory therapist who was known as a skilled clinician and administrator, died May 24 of complications from an infection at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fullerton resident was 54.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:20 PM
During her first attempt at rappelling down the 28-story face of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel last summer, Mays Chapel resident Barbara Case understandably focused on making it down safely.
Now, with last year's experience as reassurance...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:38 AM
A fear of heights usually keeps Billy Stapleton grounded.
Only once in the past dozen years has the Catonsville resident ever flown on an airplane and that caused the same reaction he usually has when he confronts his fear: his body temperature rose...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Growing up in Texas, I played fast pitch softball. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home.
Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents and we have...
| Jun 2, 2012
Now in its tenth year, Ellicott City's Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins will soon begin another summer season offering one the most unique theater experiences in the area.
Located in an open-air theater set amongst the backdrop of the historic...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Two Carroll County residents will help the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland reach new fundraising heights this week when they rappel off a building in downtown Baltimore for the foundation's third annual Rappel for Kidney Health event.
| Jun 20, 2012
UnitedHealthcare will announce Wednesday that it plans to hire 335 people in the Baltimore area as it enhances services to Medicare beneficiaries.
The jobs will support the insurers' recently acquired XLHealth division, which provides Medicare health...