| May 15, 2012
| 5:00 PM
It's Armed Forces Day dear readers.
Saturday is also the running of the 137th Preakness, part of the Triple Crown. After the Kentucky Derby, now Maryland gets to shine. Lots of hoopla and black-eyed Susans will be the fare at the Pimlico Racetrack....
| Jul 28, 2011
Perry Hall has it all, except for a dog park! A growing number of people happen to feel this way as evidenced by the relatively new Facebook group, Perry Hall Dog Park.
Since its establishment in April by Tammy Zaluzney, the group has taken off. As of...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Alvin Turner "Al" Church, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. surveyor, died Monday of complications from skin cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Cockeysville resident was 64.
The son of Glenn L. Martin Co. workers, Mr. Church...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:00 AM
It appears Sen. Jamie Raskin, the Montgomery County senator who is sponsoring legislation that would ban minors from using commercial tanning beds, does not have much faith in American teenagers, their parents or the proprietors of tanning salons....
| May 26, 2012
Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C.
He was 79.
The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:10 AM
I had just finished picking up my grande skim latte at a Starbucks in Timonium, and I was walking to my car, when I spotted THIS gorgeous car in the parking lot.
No, it's not a Lamborghini (I saw one in the heart of Baltimore last week, btw), nor a...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Bruce R. Kane, a retired mechanical engineer whose career in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry spanned more than six decades, died March 15 of complications from melanoma at his daughter's Brandywine home.
The one-time Timonium...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:15 AM
There was real fear Sunday morning that the 6th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon might never happen when storms rolled through the Centennial Lake area around 6:30 a.m. However, after a 20-minute delay, the first of 15 waves of triathletes...
| Sep 5, 2011
In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
| Nov 25, 2011
Tobacco sales compliance
The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Canton resident was 60.
"Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...