| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:14 PM
It's a rare treat to step onto the field at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, but one that Rodgers Forge resident Brett Roberts has enjoyed twice.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, Roberts joined his younger sister Ava, his grandmother Susan Behm, of Wiltondale, and...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45.
"Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking communications equipment into the communist nation, is asking authorities there to let him return to the United States to visit his ailing mother before she dies.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It is irresponsible to claim, as the letter writer from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) does, that eating meat is equivalent to smoking cigarettes ("Unhealthful foods kill more Americans every year than tobacco," May 13). In...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Arline Kaye Howdon, who was chief cytologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was known nationally and internationally for her work in the field of cytopathology and education, died July 20 of lung cancer at her Harper House condominium in Cross Keys.
| May 21, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Alan Gross, the Potomac man serving 15 years in Cuba after carrying communications equipment into the communist island nation, continues to communicate with supporters from the military hospital where he is held.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Rodney S. Gobrecht, a retired Baltimore County public school librarian and media services specialist, died Monday of lung cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 76.
Mr. Gobrecht was born and raised in Hanover, Pa., where he graduated in 1954 from...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:51 AM
"So You Think You Can Dance" is BACK, and in the three weeks since the last show I've forgotten who everybody is, which ones I like and dislike, and maybe even what dance is.
The whole show tonight will be the work of just one choreographer -- the Emmy-...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:36 PM
The first words that Bryan McMillan's best friend said to him when McMillan visited him in the hospital in March 2010 were, "How are you doing?"
What would otherwise be an ordinary question shocked McMillan. His friend of 32 years, who was just diagnosed...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Stanley A. Ciesielski, a retired career Central Intelligence Agency intelligence officer who was a co-founder of the Polish Heritage Association of Maryland, died Monday of lung cancer at a niece's home in Hampstead.
He was 101.