| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In 1998, Patrick Smithwick turned 47, an age his father never reached. Legendary steeplechase jockey A.P. "Paddy" Smithwick was just 46 when he died of lung cancer in 1973.
Living longer than his father prompted Smithwick to scrutinize his orderly life....
| Mar 14, 2012
American Association of University Women — meets at Grace United Methodist Church, N Charles St. and Northern Parkway, March 15, 7 p.m. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor. Hear Jeanne Allert, Executive Director of Samaritan...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Janset Nahum, a registered nurse and neighborhood activist who was known as the "Unofficial Mayor of Sugarville," died March 9 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
She was 79.
Janset Aranlar was born in Adapazari, near Istanbul, one of three...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 AM
The Curtis Bay and Brooklyn neighborhoods in industrialized South Baltimore are among the most polluted in Maryland and even the nation, says a Washington-based environmental group, which is calling for tighter scrutiny of air quality there and curbs on...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Week 3 and tonight's the first night I'll lament not hearing the announcer say "Navratilova" in that special way. And as if that's not sad-making enough, it's "their most memorable year" night. Hope your heartstrings are screwed in tight because they're...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:03 AM
It's our second results show of the season; who's going home? It's got to be one of the "24 is the new 21" scores, right? That'd be Jack, Gladys, Melissa, Gavin or Sherri. I'm thinking Melissa.
We start with a performance of Seal, covering "Lean on Me."...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The Community College of Baltimore County plans to snuff out tobacco use on its campuses starting July 1, continuing a trend already found at many other schools in the Baltimore area.
Once the policy goes into effect, the school will permit the use of...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Elizabeth "Buff" Conklin, who operated a Towson travel store, worked as an administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University and enthusiastically volunteered for numerous local groups and causes, died of lung cancer Tuesday at her Glen Arm home....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Wedding Day: December 1, 2012
Her story: Colby Previti, 26, grew up in Bowley's Quarters and now lives in Middle River. She is a freelance model and make-up artist. Her father, Vincent Previti, is a retired firefighter. Her mother, Kimberly Previti, is a...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Margery K. "Margie" Pozefsky, an artist and kidney transplant survivor who supported a kidney swapping transplant program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Friday of lung cancer at her Rockland home. She was 71.
"Margie was just a wonderful woman who had...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Kudos to Monica Barlow for her courage and willingness to get involved in fighting lung cancer ("Camden Yards event looks to brush back lung cancer," Sept. 16). Nice to see a good cause get more recognition.
Ironically, smoking is still allowed in...