| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Wearing a tie and a name tag that said "alumni," Brooks Brawner, 14, stood smiling in the gymnasium of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Hampden on Nov. 8, giving tours at an open house for prospective parents.
The Hampden teen, now a freshman at...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It was back in March that Catonsville resident David Luco came up with an idea for the project to demonstrate his leadership skills that he needed to complete in order to become an Eagle Scout.
With some plywood, a few volunteers and a commitment to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sister Mary Joannes Clifford, a mathematics teacher who spent 53 years at Mercy High School and founded a ministry to the widowed, separated and divorced, died of cardiovascular disease Oct. 30 at her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook. She was 87....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:10 PM
George W. McManus Jr., a retired attorney and philanthropist who gave millions to assist schools and defended the indigent through the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his Guilford home. He was 92.
"George was a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:35 PM
With Seth Allen on crutches (broken foot), Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has said that freshman point guard Roddy Peters must step in and “play through his mistakes.”
We saw that Sunday from the promising freshman during Maryland’s 84-39...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his bedside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The weather may have been unseasonably warm for early October.
But the warm sun and temperatures in the 80s did not dissuade area pet owners from bringing the four-legged members of their households to the Church of the Ascension to be blessed on Oct....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Jean E. Patterson, who served as an inspiration to all who knew her, died Sept. 26 of complications related to Down syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 43.
"She profoundly touched her family and those who knew her, bringing gifts of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Catholic schools in Baltimore propelled George W. McManus Jr. from poverty to success as a lawyer, he says, providing him a solid education. And years later, when the legal tables turned and he needed defense, priests and school officials were there as...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:02 PM
It has become increasingly unpopular to speak well of the Protestant Reformation in many of today's religious circles. A good number of mainstream denominations have taken the position that Martin Luther was wrong, that it was a misguided chapter in...