| 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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:15 AM
There's nothing small about Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue in Ellicott City.
Since its founding in 2009 as Small Miracle Cat Rescue, the nonprofit organization has saved the lives of over 6,000 stray, surrendered and abandoned cats.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Despite a stiff, cold wind Wednesday, Annie's Playground in Fallston was filled with parents and children enjoying a sunny afternoon on the first day of spring.
The young visitors enjoyed a picnic lunch, soared on some of the many swings and made...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82.
The daughter of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Even with the lights off, Looney's Pub in Bel Air remained a packed house Saturday, filled with local residents eager to show support for the fight against childhood cancer.
More than 50 people volunteered to have their heads shaved on the Looney's stage...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards.
Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In response to the letter, "Cats: Natural-born killers" (March 9), so are humans. When I moved into my house in Havre de Grace 18 years ago, there was an abandoned house behind our property and there still is. There were also 19 feral cats. There were...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Brother Patrick Ellis, a member of the Christian Brothers who served as president of La Salle University and Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 of leukemia at a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J.
The Baltimore native was 84....
| May 26, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Melody A. Cronin, a Baltimore attorney who was known for her pro bono work with the Wills for Heroes Foundation, died Sunday of acute myelocytic leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Fells Point resident was 35.
"Mel was a quick-witted,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....