| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Steve Lombardozzi didn't get the ovation of "Crush" or "Cruz," but he was made to feel welcome on the orange carpet during player introductions at Monday's Opening Day game between the Orioles and Boston Red Sox. It was a day when winter finally yielded...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
There was a sense of relief in the Orioles clubhouse Saturday when starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez proclaimed that his left shin was fine, if a little achy.
Gonzalez had to leave Friday’s game in the fifth inning after being struck in the left...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SARASOTA, FLA. – Even though Monica Barlow was the Orioles public relations director – and as part of her job she was the link between Baltimore’s baseball team and its fans and media – she never liked the spotlight.
I can just...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Hans C. Kliemisch, a 10th-degree black belt who established three karate studios, died Feb. 25 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Essex resident was 84.
Mr. Kliemisch was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., where he attended...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Several Orioles chose to honor public relations director Monica Barlow in their own way in the club’s Grapefruit League home opener Saturday.
Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Nick Markakis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Manny Machado as...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:20 PM
William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69.
The son of Arthur...
| Feb 22, 2014
My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As a lung cancer survivor who began smoking as a teenager because it was cool, I know the dangers of smoking first hand. I volunteer for the American Cancer Society as a recovery coach for lung and esophageal cancer patients. In addition, I work as a...
| Feb 8, 2014
The past few weeks have been rough on Marin Alsop.
Late last month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's music director gathered with family and friends in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the bedside of her mother. Ruth Alsop, whose career included playing...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...