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  • Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire

    Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire
    Ocean City fire investigators believe that the man who entered a church on fire, igniting a blaze that killed its pastor, had poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide plot. The fire marshal's office said Tuesday that John Raymond Sterner covered...
  • Discussions continue on Harford buying Joppa Swim Club

    Discussions continue on Harford buying Joppa Swim Club
    Advocates for saving the Mariner Point Swim Club in Joppatowne, as well as having the county purchase the property and turn it into a community center, have been meeting with top Harford County officials in recent weeks. "It's really very in the early...
  • Perryville to usher in Christmas with tree-lighting Dec. 14

    "O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree." Well it is that time again, folks. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the lot adjacent to Rodgers Tavern will be held on Dec. 14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.. There will be caroling, Santa will be there along...
  • Sarah W. McCardell

    Sarah W. McCardell
    Sarah W. McCardell, a Govans homemaker who happily cared for her 10 children while teaching them lasting values and enduring life lessons that she imparted with love, humor and grace, died Friday of a stroke at the University of Maryland St. Joseph...
  • Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide

    Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide
    Sister Clara Linz, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had cared for children and the sick and also had been a teacher's aide, died Friday of dementia at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 91. The daughter of Conrad...
  • Community support for churches after disasters are Carroll tradition [Column]

    Community support for churches after disasters are Carroll tradition [Column]
    On the Mason-Dixon Line in northern Carroll County, the historic town of Lineboro was awakened at 4:11 a.m. on Tuesday when the first alarm rang out that there was a fire in the 160-year-old Lazarus United Church of Christ and Lutheran Union Church. Two...
  • Prayers for a higher minimum wage [Letter]

    Prayers for a higher minimum wage [Letter]
    I am writing in support of legislation to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — with an index to adjust it to inflation. I met with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about this matter and she fully supports the increase. I also met with...
  • Another success for Ellie Feaga's charity drive [West Friendship]

    She's done it again. Glenwood Middle School student Ellie Feaga handed over two checks last week. After the sweet success of a charity bake sale that ultimately earned over $5,400 in donations and sales, the sixth grader delivered the funds to the...
  • Garnette Brant, shop owner

    Garnette Brant, shop owner
    Garnette Lynch Brant, a retired real estate saleswoman who also had a Waverly consignment shop, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 93 and lived in Lutherville. Born Mary Garnette Lynch in Yadkin County, N.C., she...
  • Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer

    Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer
    Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Historic St. Mark's Church ornament available at Laurel Museum's open house

    Historic St. Mark's Church ornament available at Laurel Museum's open house
    Shop for unique holiday gifts at Laurel Museum's Holiday Open House, Friday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 to 4 p.m., 817 Main St. Offerings include the new St. Mark's United Methodist Church...
  • Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper

    Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper
    Rose G. Vassallo, a retired construction firm bookkeeper, died of complications of renal failure Thursday at the Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84 and lived in Ellicott City. Born Rose Grace Mignone in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the...