| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Little Gunpowder 50K, a little ultra-marathon race in Joppa on Saturday, was a Thompson-led event. Darren Thompson of Bel Air won the men's race. Heather Thompson of Bel Air (no relation) won the women's. They led the way over a 31-mile course that...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Lynda Ames, a retired jewelry designer who later headed medical and other charity events, died of cancer Nov. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 74 and lived in Owings Mills.
Born Linda Thema Reubens in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Ben...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Five years ago, Steve Brady says, he was handed a "pile of trash" when a head-on collision in Harford County killed his 31-year-old wife, Katie, and their 8-year-old son, Wil.
"It's what I do with that pile of trash at this point," he said. "I can...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced the "bittersweet" news Thursday that its first-ever lion cubs had been born, but their mother had died of birth complications.
Lioness Badu, just 31/2 years old, went into labor and gave birth to two cubs, a male...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:27 AM
While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports, Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals.
Late last month, his efforts...
| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69.
Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A new species of lemur has arrived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, adding to a multi-species collection that has also grown in other ways recently.
Alexander and Fern, the two new ring-tailed lemurs, are the first of their kind at the zoo, which also...