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  • Everett H. Wilson, helped break color barrier at St. John's College

    Everett H. Wilson, helped break color barrier at St. John's College
    Everett H. Wilson, son of Eastern Shore sharecroppers who was one of the first African-American students to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis and later became a social worker, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The longtime...
  • The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator

    The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator
    The Rev. Terrence "Terry" Toland, former president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia who had also been campus minister at Loyola University Maryland, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at Manresa Hall, Loyola Center, in Merion, Pa. He was 90. Born...
  • Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino

    Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino
    Greenwood Racing Inc. showed its hand Wednesday in its bid to build a casino in Prince George's County. The owner of Pennsylvania's largest casino said it would plow $100 million into local road improvements and generate $30 million a year in tax revenue...
  • Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist

    Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist
    Rev. Arthur Eugene Jones, a former pastor of the Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church who also ran the Maryland Baptist Aged Home, died of pneumonia Oct. 21 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 88. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the...
  • Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer

    Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer
    Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89. Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...
  • Church position on communion and divorce just another hypocrisy

     Church position on communion and divorce just another hypocrisy
    Recently, the Vatican reaffirmed its position that divorced and remarried Catholics are barred from receiving communion. The solution then for a devout Catholic whose marriage ended in spousal abuse, infidelity, or otherwise through no fault on their...
  • Churches welcome all to Christmas services

    "There's a song in the air. There's a star in the sky. There's a mother's sweet prayer and a baby's low cry. And that star rains its fire while the heavenly sing. For the manger in Bethlehem cradles a king." Welcome the King of Kings at a worship planned...
  • Before ringing in the new year, tour HdG churches on Dec. 29

    Happy new year dear readers! Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions. On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...
  • Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers

    Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers
    Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
  • A 'street' pope who challenges economic disparity

    A 'street' pope who challenges economic disparity
    One of the most extraordinary events of 2013 was the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires as pope — the first Jesuit, the first pope from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, the first non-European in nearly 1,...
  • Orchestra concert will have Spanish flavor [Ellicott City]

    Howard County's only professional orchestra, Howard County Concert Orchestra, will perform a Spanish New Year's Celebration, Sunday, Jan. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Ellicott's City's  St. John's Episcopal Church.  Enjoy the music of great Spanish composers...
  • Perryville gearing up for Christmas festivals, tree-lighting

    It took my breath away – the funeral procession for fallen Fire Policeman David Barr was unbelievable. It is a testament to the hero that he was. Godspeed, David Barr. Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star honored its deputy grand...