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  • Brian M. Reiser, carpenter

    Brian M. Reiser, carpenter
    Brian M. Reiser, a self-employed carpenter and an outdoorsman, was found dead Friday in a vacant Baltimore home. The Halethorpe resident was 47. Baltimore County police said Saturday that Mr. Reiser had been killed June 14 in his home. County police...
  • Henry B. "Burke" Mathews Jr., woodworker

    Henry B. "Burke" Mathews Jr., woodworker
    Henry B. "Burke" Mathews Jr., a co-founder of a Hampden custom cabinet business, died Thursday of renal failure at his Ruxton home. He was 88. The son of Henry Burke Mathews, a vice president of Commercial Credit Corp., and Katherine Grove Mathews, a...
  • Catholic bishops overstep their authority [Letter]

    Catholic bishops overstep their authority [Letter]
    Thanks for running the commentary by Jon O'Brien of Catholics for Choice ("Whose freedom are the bishops protecting?" June 19). His view reflects that of most conscientious Catholics. Don't we have enough religious leaders around the world forcing their...
  • Walter Stankowski, tavern owner

    Walter Stankowski, tavern owner
    Walter T. "Lucky" Stankowski, the retired owner of a Fells Point tavern and package-goods store known for its Saturday afternoon music-making sessions, died of cancer June 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Highlandtown resident was 89. Born in...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Ann E. Stromberg, orthoptist

    Ann E. Stromberg, orthoptist
    Ann Elizabeth Stromberg, a retired orthoptist who worked with children with eye conditions and trained medical students during her six-decade career, died of Alzheimer's disease June 4 at Somerford Home in Columbia. The Ellicott City resident was 91....
  • Catholics and contraceptives [Letter]

    Catholics and contraceptives [Letter]
    Though I was elated to see our wonderful Archbishop William Lori's photo in The Sun recently, I read with quite a laugh the commentary by Jon O'Brien that accompanied it ("Whose freedom are the bishops protecting?" June 19). Catholics for Choice? All...
  • Catholics have moved on from the women's movement of the 1960s [Letter]

    Catholics have moved on from the women's movement of the 1960s [Letter]
    When will commentator Jon O'Brien at Catholics for a Free Choice wake up and realize that the 1960s are over and that the women's-freedom-and-birth-control debate has moved past his tired framework ("Whose freedom are the bishops protecting?" June 19)....
  • Catholic Bishops have a right to follow their consciences [Letter]

    Catholic Bishops have a right to follow their consciences [Letter]
    Reader Katrine Tierney writes that the Catholic bishops are preventing women from receiving from free contraceptives and that women have a right to follow their consciences ("Catholic bishops overstep their authority," June 24). As I understand the...
  • James T. Reynolds Sr., tire company owner

    James T. Reynolds Sr., tire company owner
    James T. Reynolds Sr., a retired Western Maryland tire company owner, died June 23 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 90. James Thomas Reynolds Sr. was born and raised in East Baltimore. He attended Loyola High School. He...
  • Longtime Maryvale Prep English teacher retires after 34 years

    Longtime Maryvale Prep English teacher retires after 34 years
    Carol Malone has been molding minds for generations at Maryvale Preparatory School. At 67, she is retiring after 34 years teaching at the all-girls Catholic school in Towson, 30 as chairwoman of the English department. Evidence that she will be missed...
  • St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services

    St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services
    The small congregation of St. Charles of Brazil still doesn't have a permanent home, but it doesn't mind. The group held their first Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, in its new home at Historic Stone Church in Elkridge. "I think it's going to be...