| May 13, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Leadership, experience and opportunity. That's the motto for the Leos Club, the junior service organization under the wider umbrella of the Lions Club.
Local Leos under the mentoring of Larry Orwig, a member of the Glenwood Lions Club, are on the...
| May 16, 2014
Say thank you, dear readers,
To our soldiers and armed forces for Armed Forces Day Saturday, a tribute to those who have served or are serving in any of our military branches. We salute them for their courage and dedication.
Today (May 16) is also...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Kurt Bluemel, a nursery owner and plants man who was called the "Johnny Appleseed of ornamental grasses," died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Baldwin resident was 81.
Mr. Bluemel, who propagated and popularized willowy,...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86.
"He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade.
About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
An attorney once called the "political pope of Baltimore" will chair a search committee to find the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, officials announced Tuesday.
Rick O. Berndt, a managing partner of Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
When eight organists from around the region gather at Grace United Methodist Church in Homeland for the 16th annual French Organ Marathon on Sunday, May 18, all of them will take a back seat to the star of the show — the organ.
It's a pipe organ...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Uh oh, dear readers!
It's Friday, the 13th. Beware of black cats, open ladders and broken mirrors, as your proceed through this day.
Enjoy a concert in Tydings Park tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. as part of the HdG Arts Commission's Friday Concerts...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Betty J. "BJ" Lewenz, a former art teacher, photographer, poet and naturalist, died May 23 of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident was 91.
The daughter of Ralph Curtis Deatrick and Amy Carol Henderson Deatrick, Betty...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:36 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288.
Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On Sunday, Baltimore Rowing Club Director of Youth Rowing Judd Anderson stood up during the service at his church to give an announcement.
But while he began to share the news that 17 of his rowers will attend this weekend's USRowing Youth National...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...