| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn.
She was 95.
The daughter of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:39 AM
I am writing to thank everyone who came out to support my fundraiser held in the fellowship hall of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church in Havre de Grace.
Mrs. Kimie Ranken made the event possible by reserving the hall as well as providing the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Maryland students have made greater gains on national tests than their peers across the country and are catching up with students in top-performing nations in the world, according to a Harvard study released Monday.
The state's students have been...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief."
These are the dog days of summer,...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Anna T. Spath, a longtime Highlandtown cosmetologist who enjoyed singing and preparing weekly sour-beef dinners for her family, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia at Manorcare Health Services-Rossville. She was 95.
Anna Theresa Krahling was...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 11:57 PM
Fourth-seeded German Tommy Haas defeated top-seeded American Mardy Fish in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, in the semifinals of the $1 million Citi Open on Saturday.
In the other semifinal, second-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine earned a 6-4, 6-4...
| Aug 15, 2012
Dr. Joseph Taler, a retired Glen Burnie family physician who survived the Holocaust in Poland by not wearing his Star of David armband, taking a Christian surname, and hiding in a village, died Sunday of heart failure at his Annapolis home.
He was 89....
| Apr 18, 2012
Get ready for the tax wars.
President Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on the rich, setting a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on millionaires (the so-called "Buffett Rule," named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who says it's unfair that he...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Nothing stirs up more intellectual ferment within the world of wine than the concept of "terroir." Terroir is, in essence, a captured "sense of place" manifesting itself as unique and distinctive flavors and aromas in the glass based on where and how...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Columbia Pro Cantare is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of two composers who were born in 1862, Debussy and Delius, as well as the 100th anniversary of the death of Massenet in 1912, at its concert Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m. at First...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:42 AM
There's the 15-foot orange tree with its menacing 11/2-inch-long thorns, a bushy affair that sprouted from small seeds like those most of us just spit out. Nearby is a kiwi plant, its aggressive tendrils snaking vertically up a nearby tree. And then...