| Jun 9, 2012
Carl Leo Dietrich, who had been chairman of the music department at what is now McDaniel College and later was a founder of the Columbia Orchestra, died May 24 of a fall at his Naples, Fla., home.
The former Columbia resident was 85.
"His influence of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Wedding Day: December 1, 2012
Her story: Colby Previti, 26, grew up in Bowley's Quarters and now lives in Middle River. She is a freelance model and make-up artist. Her father, Vincent Previti, is a retired firefighter. Her mother, Kimberly Previti, is a...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Marie Rose Cornely, a homemaker who enjoyed writing poetry, died Sunday of heart disease at Stella Maris Hospice.
She was 87.
Marie Rose McKenna was born and raised in Philadelphia. She was a 1943 graduate of the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:25 PM
It wasn't until my husband held our son Aaron for the first time that I realized I'd been holding my breath — for months.
In August, Judah had hugged me, 20-something-weeks' pregnant, and our 3-year-old goodbye before leaving for a tour in...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Her story: Cori Seedenburg, 25, grew up in Altoona, Penn., and now lives in Annapolis. She is a radiation therapist at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Her mother, Kim Shirley, is a salesperson at Ford Courtesy in Altoona and her stepfather, Peter Shirley, is...
| May 22, 2012
Relaxing in an easy chair in her Parkville apartment, Maybelle Burns Boone, 81, recalled the lessons she learned growing up in an orphanage.
"It taught me how to cope with life. You never knew what was going to happen to you," she said.
Seated nearby on...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:11 AM
A friend of mine just posted a link on Facebook to this interactive "heat map" that shows how common different birthdays are. You should check it out -- it's pretty interesting, and the interface is cool too. (Just hover over a birthday to see its rank.)...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A 24-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday for a Christmas-Day carjacking, the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office announced.
Tyrone Royster and an accomplice were on the 3300 block of West Coldspring Lane on Dec....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Shannon Duick brushed away tears as a technician fixed electrodes onto the head of her infant son, but as a machine sent beeps and clicks into his ears, the baby slept in her arms, unaware.
He slept as the machine came up empty, as it showed his brain...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Wedding Date: August 4, 2012
Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:36 AM
The repetitions of ritual are the point. They establish continuity and reassurance through familiarity. So you can be sure that you will hear "O Come, All Ye Faithful" at the late-night service on Christmas Eve, that you will eat the same holiday dinners,...