| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Roland Park resident was 85.
"Moreland was highly...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Known for his strong personality and aggressive approach to football, Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano is expected to giveleukemia all it can handle as he begins his fight with the disease.
The former Ravens defensive coordinator has been...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:55 AM
With the Ravens’ defense uncharacteristically struggling through the first four weeks, there has been plenty of finger pointing from fans and the media. Cornerbacks Cary Williams and Jimmy Smith have caught a lot of the blame and outside linebackers...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Former Howard County Executive William "Ned" Eakle, 86, died Tuesday morning following a brief illness, according to the county.
Eakle, of Elkridge, served as county executive for nine months. In March 1986, then county executive J. Hugh Nichols left...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Archbishop Spalding has been hosting a fundraiser for the fight against cancer for the past six years, but Thursday's field hockey game carries special meaning for both the Cavaliers and their opponent, St. Mary's, which is playing in the contest for...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72.
He was raised in East Baltimore, the son of Italian immigrants Carmello and Innocenta...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:52 PM
With a safe lead and the final seconds clicking off the clock, Chapelgate's team started chanting in unison, "For Tyler. For Tyler."
The Yellowjackets had dedicated their season to sophomore Tyler McGinn, who died just over a month ago. McGinn was...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Nick James Nopulos, former co-owner of Catonsville's venerable Double T Diner, died Saturday of complications from chronic lymphoma and leukemia at Howard County General Hospital. He was 91.
The son of a barber and a homemaker who were Greek immigrants,...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Facing Chapelgate in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship game, St. Timothy's didn't quite know what all it was up against — that's how it's supposed to be with secret weapons.
Actually, the Yellowjackets...