| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:42 PM
I recently started the long, arduous and possibly pointless process of taking down a massive collage of quotes and pictures that has covered the door of my bedroom in my parents' house since I was a teenager.
I had spent years clipping them out and...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
1) Rachel L. Swarns: While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Margo Bates was new to the Guilford neighborhood when she first met Beverly Quinones in 1995.
“She said, ‘Would you like to do Flower Mart?’ I said, ’What’s Flower Mart?’”
Quinones, longtime organizer of the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:41 AM
For Baltimore author Jen Michalski, 2013 is shaping up to be the Year of the Book Party.
In a nine-month period, the 41-year-old freelance medical copywriter is having three works of fiction in different genres come out with three small, independent...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:07 AM
William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Catonsville High School freshman Emma Connelly was awarded a Comet Leader Award Tuesday for her work in designing a weekly crossword puzzle to help students study vocabulary for the SATs.
"We have this new motto that we've been doing," said Tracy...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia is no easy task, but neurologist Anne Lipton believes there are plenty of ways to make life a little easier for both patients and caregivers.
"Dementia might not be curable, but it is, generally speaking,...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
A running gun battle that broke out late Thursday night between Baltimore police and a suspect after a domestic incident in Canton left one man dead, two women shot and a quiet Southeast Baltimore street rattled.
Police worked Friday to unravel the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Baltimore Police have identified the man killed in a shootout with an officer responding to a domestic violence complaint late Thursday night in Canton.
Police said John R. Monroe, 42, was the man who was fatally shot by an officer in the 3400 block...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Deb Tillett has been around the world, pursuing a career in technology that started a few decades ago in the suburbs of Baltimore. She learned the ropes of the video game world while working at one of the local companies — MicroProse — that...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97.
Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Dorothy May Press, a homemaker and matriarch of her family, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 10 at her home in the Rosemont section of West Baltimore. She was 94.
Born Dorothy May Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Sarah Jane Smith Brown, a...