| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:57 PM
My column several weeks ago on the brutal 1956 murder of Myrtle Agnes Bopst brought a flood of emails from people who vividly remembered it. One reader, Turney McKnight, recalled the murder a year later of a Baltimore socialite at the hands of her...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Michelle and Matt O'Reilly knew their 134-year-old house in White Hall needed painting, but they have been concerned about the cost.
They've had astronomical medical expenses for the past 18 months after Matt, 41, became debilitated by Lyme disease. He...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease.
Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The North County community just came up with its own version of the popular television show "Extreme Makeover."
Friends of Michelle and Matt O'Reilly, of White Hall, spent several weekends transforming the outside of their 134-year-old house from cracked...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:51 PM
THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the fundraiser for "Friends of Mike Hipchen," held April 21 at the Forest Hill Lanes, a HUGE success! The event was held to raise awareness of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease); Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Linda Schuberth, a senior occupational therapist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute who helped children overcome swallowing and feeding issues, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 5 at her Homeland home. She...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Given Robert Vigorito's endurance as a six-time finisher of the world-famous Ironman Triathlon event in Hawaii, many figured that his tenure with the Columbia Triathlon Association would go on forever.
Those who did might be surprised to hear that...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The first time UMBC coach Pete Caringi saw Phil Saunders, the 12-year-old soccer player was losing. The coach was watching his son, whose team was in the process of dominating Saunders' squad. Caringi also remembers a recruiting pitch that day.
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:32 PM
After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend.
The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday.
"They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:36 AM
These groups meet regularly.
ALS Resource support group — First Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Educational support for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) patients, family members and friends. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, Conference Room 116B, 7246 Cradlerock...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:41 AM
In between the earthquake and Hurricane Irene, the children and staff at St. Vincent's Center found time to celebrate a special event a their Pot Spring campus.
Multi-cultural day was held in the Pot Spring gym, and began with everyone "boarding" the S....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Our county has produced more than its share of athletes who have gone on from high school to excel in college and beyond. Alexandra Mundy has to be on the top of any list that records sports achievement. Alex, a 2006 Glenelg High School graduate and an...