| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood.
The former Timonium...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Daniel M. McGuiness, a retired associate professor of writing at Loyola University Maryland who influenced a younger generation of editors and writers, died Nov. 18of Parkinson's disease. He was 69.
"Dan was a born teacher because his way of teaching...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Moira Mattingly had only been pregnant for about 24 weeks — still plenty of time, she thought, to pick a name for her daughter.
So when she went to the hospital with some discomfort — small pains coming every seven minutes — the news...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards.
Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Senior Katie Waddel, 17, is playing Lucy in the Glenelg High School production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown."
She also brought her artistic skills to the production, adding large sketches of the characters to the set.
Inspired by Glenelg's...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Sometimes it's easy for Vincent Vono to feel down about having to live with Parkinson's disease.
The disease has snatched his independence and sense of a normal life. The 76-year-old stopped driving last year as his motor skills slowed. He doesn't cook...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Jakob Henchell and Aiden Peters have a lot in common: The close friends who laugh at the same things are both 10 years old, fourth-graders at Talbott Springs Elementary School in Columbia and are preparing to run their first 5K.
Only, Jakob won't...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Suzy Serpico, 32, starts her days early, with a swim, bike or run before heading to her job as a physical education teacher at Hammond Elementary School.
Several evenings a week, the Columbia resident trains for an hour and a half with personal...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Laverne Debnam considers herself a "great giver," taking care of others in her personal and professional life. When it comes to receiving, however, it's more of a challenge. She simply asks, "OK, God, work with me."
That's why Debnam said she was...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Harold E. Hackman, a retired salesman and World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his daughter's Oakenshawe home. He was 90.
Born in York, Pa., he was a graduate of William Penn High School. Family members said...