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  • As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect'

    As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect'
    Given all the excitement his papacy has generated, the approach of the first full Lenten season under Pope Francis resonates particularly with Catholics — even fallen-off Catholics — who prefer to see faith as social activism and not as Sunday...
  • Let's Get Together in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly Columbia Area Mothers of Multiples — First Monday, 7 p.m. Mothers of twins and multiples. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. 410-750-1322. Columbia Toastmasters — First and third Monday,...
  • Anna B. George, secretary

    Anna B. George, secretary
    Anna B. George, a church secretary who enjoyed celebrating her German heritage, died Friday of melanoma at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79. The daughter of George Braml, an Esskay meat cutter, and Anna Eder Braml, a homemaker, Anna Braml was born in...
  • Wedded: Renee Coshin and Peter Coolbaugh

    Wedded: Renee Coshin and Peter Coolbaugh
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Renee Coshin, 39, grew up in Conshohocken, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. She works for a law firm in downtown Baltimore. Her mother, Irene Coshin, lives in Conshohocken. Her father, Randall Coshin, lives in Port St. Lucie, Fla....
  • Harford County AARP Tax-Aide Program volunteers offer free preparation help

    Harford County AARP Tax-Aide Program volunteers offer free preparation help
    For the last month, Harford County AARP Tax-Aide Program volunteers have been preparing for free, federal and Maryland tax return forms for the 2013 tax year for middle and low income taxpayers, with special attention given to those 60 and older. It...
  • Looking Out: Pope Francis says church must explore civil unions

    Looking Out: Pope Francis says church must explore civil unions
    In a wide-ranging interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis called on the Catholic Church to examine and evaluate civil unions. That's not quite an endorsement of the practice. And it's a far cry from supporting same-sex marriage; the pontiff again...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.

    Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.
    Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
  • Republican joins District 12 delegate race

    Republican joins District 12 delegate race
    Catonsville lawyer Rick Martel wasn't planning to run this year for one of the three open seats for the House of Delegates from District 12. With a number of family events in December, such as the birth of a new grandson and his daughter's wedding, he...
  • Mount St. Mary's to play Albany on Tuesday in NCAA tournament first round

    Mount St. Mary's to play Albany on Tuesday in NCAA tournament first round
    EMMITTSBURG — Julian Norfleet sat in the second row of Knott Auditorium, behind many of his Mount St. Mary’s teammates and coach Jamion Christian ready to find out where and who the Mountaineers would play in the NCAA tournament. The...
  • The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians

    The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians
    Tribune Newspapers The Rev. Robert Nugent, a Roman Catholic priest whose support of gays and lesbians in the church brought the Vatican's censure, ending his public role as an advocate for reconciling church doctrines with the realities of gay life, died...
  • Wedded: Shannon Hanley and Paul Sortino

    Wedded: Shannon Hanley and Paul Sortino
    Date: Sept. 7 Her story: Shannon Hanley, 31, grew up in Sparks. She works in the sales department as an implement coordinator at HFS Benefits in Hunt Valley. Her parents, Patrick and Eileen Hanley, live in Sparks. His story: Paul Sortino, 29, grew...