| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Joseph F. Williams, a retired Timonium dentist who was known for his generosity in not charging patients, died Monday of respiratory failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 83.
Joseph Francis Williams was born and raised in Waterbury, Conn., where he graduated...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
I was not prepared for the dramatic and clear view of the Bay Bridge that I had on my recent visit to Edgemere.
I went in search of the old Bay Shore amusement park, where Baltimore families once traveled by streetcar to spend the day, and I found a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a tribunal that oversees government eavesdropping, is a strange judicial creation. It lacks many of the usual features of a court. Its proceedings are secret. Its rulings are secret.
But the strangest missing...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Rita Marie Furst, who founded a coalition to advocate for crime victims' rights, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at Lighthouse Senior Living in Ellicott City. The Catonsville resident was 94.
A founder of the Maryland Coalition Against Crime,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:45 AM
100 Years Ago
"St. Charles College Land Will Be Sold; Final Decision of Court Of Appeals Sustains Contention Of Mr. Harper Carroll, and Valuable Tract Reverts To Heirs Of The Signer."
"In this issue of The Times will be seen an...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Stanley J. Giermek, a retired math teacher who had been department chair at the old Cardinal Gibbons High School, died Sunday from heart failure at his Abingdon home. He was 77.
Stanley Joseph Giermek was born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where he...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Mary B. Scott, a former laboratory technician and longtime Severna Park resident, died June 30 of Parkinson's disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 83.
The daughter of an automobile salesman and a homemaker, Mary Lou Blake was born and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:56 PM
James B. Culp Sr., a retired mechanical engineer and World War II combat veteran who was present for the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp, died of congestive heart failure July 13 at his home in the Charlestown Retirement Community. The...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The annual Woodstock Festival, still going strong after 98 years, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, 3-7 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 11, 1-5 p.m., at 10800 Old Court Road, in Woodstock, at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Catholic Church.
Dining and playing...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:32 PM
On a typical day, as you head north on Dulaney Valley Road just above Interstate 695, you might be speeding to outrun the tailgater behind you, glorying in that steal you just scored at the nearby Towson Town Center or just trying to make Jarrettsville in...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:53 PM
The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring.
When family members recount it at schools, churches,...