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  • Thelma C. McDonough, homemaker

    Thelma C. McDonough, homemaker
    Thelma C. McDonough, a homemaker who never lost her affection for Baltimore, died Aug.1 from complications of leukemia at Julia Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown. The longtime Towson resident was 98. Thelma Caroline Catherine Virginia Veronica...
  • Jones wins 7th Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

    Jones wins 7th Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon
    Nicole Kelleher grabbed the finish line tape and held it over her head as she completed the seventh annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon Aug. 19. The clock behind her read 1:24:19. Kelleher, a second-year professional triathlete, finished 36...
  • Towson resident and cancer surivor claims $250K lottery prize

    Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it. The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • Md. lottery winner plans to give back

    Md. lottery winner plans to give back
    Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas. "I have no major plans besides donating," he said. Nicholas David Ruth...
  • Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator

    Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator
    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...
  • With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune

    With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune
    When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author. The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
  • Wilde Lake equals Marriotts Ridge, goal for goal, in girls soccer deadlock

    After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence. Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...
  • Joy Charlene Naden, educator, longtime chair of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene board

    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...
  • Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies

    Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies
    The mood Tuesday inside Pickles Pub, across from Camden Yards, matched the gray rainy weather. As noontime regulars ate their lunch and quietly caressed glasses of beer amid the low-key chatter and music playing in the background, something clearly...
  • Chuck Pagano named George Halas Award winner

    Chuck Pagano named George Halas Award winner
    Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been named the 44th George Halas Award winner, voted on by the Pro Football Writers of America The former Ravens defensive coordinator became the third NFL head coach and fourth member of the Colts franchise...
  • Parents wish for one thing, reality will often deliver quite another [Commentary]

    Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own. So she and her husband decided to...