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  • 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...
  • Thoughts on Charles Mitchell, the ACC tournament and a final look at hoops recruits

    Thoughts on Charles Mitchell, the ACC tournament and a final look at hoops recruits
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Should Mark Turgeon have suspended Charles Mitchell? Don Markus:  When the news came out Thursday...
  • Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...
  • Long-standing history of ground-rent on property in Westminster [Column]

    Ground-rents, a form of property ownership that dates back to colonial times in Maryland, have been in the news again. In the last several weeks, articles in the Baltimore Sun report that a ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals "tossed-out …...
  • Melvin Mowrey, Sweetheart plant manager

    Melvin Mowrey, Sweetheart plant manager
    Melvin Mowrey Jr., a retired Sweetheart Cup operations manager, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder March 6 at Dove House in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 76. Born in Baltimore and raised on Christian Street, he was the son of...
  • Pope Francis, a year later [Commentary]

    Pope Francis, a year later [Commentary]
    1969 was a year I well remember — it was my first year in a seminary in Virginia. I was beginning my journey to the priesthood with an American religious order, the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity. Nine years later, I was ordained a...
  • Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20

    Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20
    Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
  • Georges Garinther, civilian engineer

    Georges Garinther, civilian engineer
    Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
  • Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief

    Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief
    It's not often you hear of a traditional Irish band that features the name of an impoverished African nation in its title. But the Tanzania Ceili Band, which performs lively Irish music for social dancing, isn't your average group. The seven-member...
  • City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students

    City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students
    The Baltimore school board is considering a more than 20 percent tuition increase next year for students who are not residents, which would make the city's rates higher than Baltimore County's and competitive with some Catholic programs. Officials have...
  • 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...