| May 16, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Casey Brown's handshake was warm, but shy, as if the 10-year-old Lake Evesham girl was surprised anyone would want to shake her hand.
Anne Mekalian's handshake was more confident, but understandably colder, more of a spongy fist bump with the palm open,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Johns Hopkins will use an $8.9 million gift to make intensive care units safer for patients, expanding on the institution's past work to reduce medical mistakes that have long troubled hospitals.
The grant is part of a 10-year, $500 million program ...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:09 PM
It's nearly spring, temperatures in the 70s, yet the flu waited until now to ramp up in Maryland, killing three members of a Calvert County family.
Usually, flu season strikes earlier. By this time last year, the flu had been widespread and had already...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Steve Evan's trailer home in Millersville is a living, breathing tribute to an interesting life that on Monday will be 85 years and counting. Only a small part of it speaks to a bowling career that began when Evan was in his early 40s and trying his...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
After opening the season with back-to-back losses by a combined three goals, Washington has ripped off four consecutive wins, capped by Saturday’s comeback 10-9 victory over Centennial Conference rival McDaniel.
The Shoremen’s run has...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Pasquale Mario "Pat" Ercolano, a retired produce manager, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 88.
Born in Rome and raised in Sorrento, Italy, Mr. Ercolano was educated in public schools.
As a teenager, he served as a...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Mary Elizabeth "Becky" Lipp, a homemaker who studied genealogy, died of pneumonia March 24 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 101 and had lived in Govans.
She was born Mary Elizabeth Barrett while her mother was traveling on a railroad...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Elaine Karp-Gelernter, a retired Veterans Affairs psychologist who was also a textile artist, died of complications from pneumonia March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 78.
She was the daughter of Polish immigrants who ran a...
| 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 28, 2012
| 4:58 PM
A 45-year-old Atlanta woman admitted Wednesday that she used a downtown Baltimore hotel room to inject exotic dancers with commercial-grade silicone, commonly used in furniture polish, to enlarge their buttocks, according to federal prosecutors.
| 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...