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  • Lary Lewman, actor

    Lary Lewman, actor
    Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
  • Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore

    Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore
    Childs Walker took a look at the mysterious process used to pick the location of the Major League All-Star Game for Tuesday's paper. It's clear why the Orioles -- and those working in tourism and sports marketing in the city -- covet the chance to...
  • Doris McG. Neumann, educator

    Doris McG. Neumann, educator
    Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93. The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...
  • Starting school after Labor Day has serious benefits

    As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
  • Rita Marie Furst, victim rights advocate

    Rita Marie Furst, victim rights advocate
    Rita Marie Furst, who founded a coalition to advocate for crime victims' rights, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at Lighthouse Senior Living in Ellicott City. The Catonsville resident was 94. A founder of the Maryland Coalition Against Crime,...
  • Advocates for Elkridge cemetery oppose development zoning

    Advocates for Elkridge cemetery oppose development zoning
    Elizabeth E.W. Kirk has planned to be buried alongside her mother, Beatrice, and her family dogs at the Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, believed to be one of the world's first pet cemeteries to allow people to be laid to rest with their animal...
  • Ellen R. Brown

    Ellen R. Brown
    Ellen R. Brown, a retired church secretary and volunteer, who with her husband cared for a historic Northeast Baltimore chapel, died June 29 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of an...
  • Who are Harbor Point's behind-the-scenes players?

    Who are Harbor Point's behind-the-scenes players?
    By now, you probably know the names of the politicians involved on both sides of the Harbor Point debate — the ongoing argument over $107 million in public financing for the $1.8 billion waterfront project. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, among...
  • New MARC station dedicated to late lawmaker

    State officials dedicated a new $32.7 million MARC station in Halethorpe to the late Del. James E. "Ned" Malone, Sr. on Monday. Gov. Martin O'Malley and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, who was speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates when Malone was in the...
  • Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner

    Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner
    The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore. Here's a look back. 1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
  • Louis Goldstein's lessons of leadership

    "How can a man who collects taxes," Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked at Louis L. Goldstein's 81sth birthday party in 1994, "be so popular?" That is perhaps the greatest achievement of this great Marylander, who was born 100 years ago, and who died 15...