| 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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Shawnice Singletary was driving in Northeast Baltimore in May when someone pulled up next to her car at an intersection and fired a gun at her. Bullets slammed into her face and neck.
At the Johns Hopkins Hospital emergency department, doctors saved...
| May 17, 2012
| 11:43 AM
It was a far different inspirational speech than the one O.J. Briganceand his Ravens teammates heard before their triumph in Super Bowl XXXV, but the NFL champion had an uplifting message to deliver at the year's final meeting of Calvert Hall's Fellowship...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter.
He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway.
"I really played this...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:24 PM
He's 80 now, and slightly bent, as if preparing to set in a three-point stance. Three hip replacements, plus a new knee, will do that to a man.
Not that Ordell Braase is complaining.
"Physically, I'm in pretty good shape," said Braase, longtime...
| 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...
| May 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Pat P. Fraher retired a decade ago, but she has never stopped working.
Fraher, 64, visits a nursing home weekly, knits blankets for needy newborns, serves as president of the Friends of Towson Library, whose annual book sale she just organized, and is...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Dudley Clendinen relished nothing more than telling a great story — even the story of his impending death.
A journalist and author who wrote for The New York Times and had once served as an editor for The Baltimore Sun, Mr. Clendinen died Wednesday...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 11:11 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...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Every morning, around 5 a.m., before the sunlight splashes on the beige bedroom walls of the weathered farmhouse in Upperco, Charlene Miller stirs, yawns — and prays.
Thank you, Lord, for helping me come through the night.
She doesn't get up....
| Dec 2, 2011
Sunday, Dec. 4
'Home for the Holidays' The Brooks Tegler Army Air Force Big Band performs holiday classics at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $28; $23 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or...