| Feb 26, 2012
| 3:05 PM
For years, the wastes from burning coal and producing copper have enjoyed a second life, used in sand-blasting to remove paint, rust and grime from ship's hulls, storage tanks, bridge trusses and other surfaces. Painting contractors, shipyard workers...
| May 30, 2012
| 11:07 AM
The health care provider MedStar Health, which owns Union Memorial, Good Samaritan and Franklin Square hospitals, has opened its first urgent care satellite facility, called PromptCare, on the city-county line, and says it plans to open more in the...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Robert M. Coulbourn III, a retired industrial designer who had been active in the affairs of several Baltimore-area Episcopal churches, died May 23 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 87.
The son of a salesman and a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital.
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Marjorie G. Gilbert, a retired certified public accountant who co-owned a Baltimore County jewelry business, died of pneumonia complications Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital. She was 88 and lived in Owings Mills.
Born Marjorie Gross in Newark, N.J., she was a...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11)....
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:56 PM
In 1973, Marian Berman saw a newspaper ad for an art gallery for sale in the Baltimore suburbs. With an asking price that was exactly the amount of money she had recently inherited from her grandfather, the 23-year-old knew she was meant to own it.
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:45 PM
If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today.
I'm also certain the details of...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Raymond L. Markley Jr., a retired Baltimore gynecologist whose specialty was female urology, died March 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The former longtime Towson resident who was residing at Oak Crest Village, was 89.
The son of...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Mary Virginia "Ginny" Mudd, who had been active in Baltimore County Republican politics and served on the board of the historic Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Towson, died March 7 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The longtime Lutherville...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Lou Ruth Blake was the family's matriarch who sang in the church choir and organized gospel shows. Lowell Frederick Blake liked to make people laugh. Venessa Marie Blake was the ardent churchgoer with a contagious smile.
All three family members died...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Donzel Clayton "Clay" Wildey, a former human resources director who became a co-owner of The Nut Farm and Creamery at Green Spring Station in Brooklandville, died June 13 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The longtime Rodgers Forge...