| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
"The 32nd Street Farmers Market sadly announces the passing of Frank Buttion," read the announcement from vendor Cindi Umbarger to the Waverly market community April 6.
Known for his pride, passion and variety of peppers, Buttion, of Rosedale, a vendor...
| Oct 8, 2012
Rita Frances Le Gette, a former teacher and homemaker, died Thursday of liver cancer at her Severna Park home, surrounded by her family. She was 74.
Friends described a woman always willing to put others before herself and lend a helping hand.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Nearly 100 people gathered outside of the Bel Air Police Department Sunday morning to dedicate a monument to the town's police officers that was proposed by a late deputy chief of the force.
When Deputy Chief Armand G. Dupre was dying, he told his wife,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:11 AM
While most area residents slept last weekend, dozens of people walked around the track on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
From 6 p.m. June 9 to 6 a.m. June 10, cancer survivors walked to celebrate life in the annual...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative.
This is the first multi-...
| Jul 21, 2012
Description: Researchers have developed an anti-cancer drug that can travel through the bloodstream and act solely on specific cancer proteins. The drug comes from a weed known as Thapsia garganica, which grows in Mediterranean countries and has for...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam.
This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
As a caregiver, Richard DeCaro knows that a little kindness goes a long way. And now he has a local nonprofit organization to thank for making his life a little easier.
The Dorsey’s Search resident began taking care of his wife, Ellen, in 2008...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Rosemary E. Allulis, a lawyer and world traveler who was also a photographer and musician, died Tuesday of liver cancer at her Villa Cresta home. She was 52.
"She was a genius. She had a fast mind and was such a good writer," said Sidney Friedman, a...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:57 AM
At Harford Friends School, an unusual field trip for middle school resulted from an equally unusual assignment for Cheryl Foley's science class: reading and discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."
Eighth-graders from Harford Friends School...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Mary Love Mezzanotte, a registered nurse who later became a lawyer, died Thursdayof liver cancer at her West Friendship home. She was 56.
The daughter of a career naval officer and a homemaker, Mary Love Green was born in the Canal Zone in Panama and...