| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Standing under a stormy sky, Bill Stankiewicz got chills as he looked toward the old brick building that once housed the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore.
"It's kind of creepy," he said, rubbing goose bumps along his forearms. He hadn'...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Several weeks after Navy’s Cindy Timchal became the first college lacrosse coach – men’s or women’s – to reach 400 wins, Salisbury’s Jim Berkman could join her if the top-ranked and reigning national champion Sea...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The Maryland Health Care Commission sent recommendations Wednesday to the General Assembly on stepping up oversight of coronary stent placements.
They come amid accusations that three doctors were performing unnecessary procedures, but the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Bowing to pressure from angry parents, the school board approved 10 major changes to the redistricting plan it was scheduled to approve, then pushed a vote on the plan back by a week. Except for the students moving to Red Pump Elementary School, the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Nancy Lee Murphy, a veteran Baltimore County Democratic legislator who served in Maryland's House of Delegates and Senate, died Dec. 30 of a heart attack at St. Agnes Hospital the day before her 82nd birthday.
"It was certainly sad news to end the year...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Richard K.C. Hsieh, a public health specialist and former National Library of Medicine official who in retirement traced his family tree back to seventh-century China, died of a heart attack Dec. 31 at his Towson home.
He was 79.
Born in 1932 in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Decades after they joined the Girl Scouts, Kirsten Enzinger and Janet Brown still have fond memories of times they spent inside the giant tepee at Annapolis' Camp Woodlands.
"It was the place for orientation, the place for meals, the place for meetings,"...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Charles Orestus Smith, a retired CareFirst Medicare contractor who was an avid fan of the opera and symphony, died Jan. 3 of a heart attack at his home in the Northway Apartments in Guilford. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Guilford, Mr. Smith...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Understandably, Friends starting center Molly Green was too distraught to talk to a reporter after the Quakers earned a 38-33 decision over Chapelgate Christian Academy on Wednesday night.
After all, a pregame ritual honoring her late father, Robert...
| Jan 12, 2012
Erik Compton can't shake this nagging foot problem.
A plantar wart took hold toward the end of last year, growing to the point where he couldn't ignore it anymore. With the new PGA Tour season approaching, Compton finally saw a doctor last month to...