| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Seven people and a tortoise, among other pets, were displaced by a duplex fire in downtown Elkton Friday afternoon that also caused one firefighter to have a heart attack and sent another to the hospital.
Shortly after noon, one half of a duplex in the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Wearing high heels did not seem to slow Fumiko Campbell as the Catonsville resident moved along the polished floors of St. Agnes Hospital at a pace somewhere between a jog and a walk last week.
It's probably not what the doctors had in mind when they...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
They don't drive the Batmobile or shoot webbing from their wrists, but the heroic deeds of several civilians in Catonsville would have no doubt impressed even Batman and Spiderman.
Catonsville residents Noelle Nivens, 7, and Devin Klaburner, 11, each...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:14 PM
William Arthur "Bill" Seal III, a retired McDonogh School dean, faculty member, coach and dormitory parent, died of an apparent heart attack Monday at Carroll Hospital Center. The Reisterstown resident was 65.
In nearly four decades at McDonogh, Mr. Seal...
| 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 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north.
Families were close-...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Wednesday night, Salisbury’s Jim Berkman became the first college men’s lacrosse coach to amass 400 victories in a career after his team trounced Mary Washington, 16-8.
Berkman, who is 400-42 in 25 years, is understandably honored at the...
| Apr 10, 2012
Edward M. Budelis, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who established the work-study program at Catonsville High School, died Wednesday of a heart attack at Carroll Hospital Center.
The longtime Eldersburg resident was 85.
The son of a...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched an ad campaign to show the damage done from smoking to smokers and their families.
The ads began March 19 on television, radio, online and billboards, as well as in theaters, magazines and...