| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:19 AM
After living for the last 14 years in what family members considered a coma-like state, Robert Roche, of Columbia, died Jan. 12. He was 61.
His death marks the end of years of compassionate care from his family and friends.
It also marks the end of a...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Robert W. "Bob" Roche, a former Peace Corps volunteer who later worked in Africa with Catholic Relief Services, died Jan. 12 of undetermined causes at Sanctuary at Holy Cross, a Burtonsville senior living community.
The Columbia resident was 61.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:30 PM
I found the recent headline regarding to Maryland National Guard ("Maryland Guard fights on in hope of Afghan peace," Jan. 29) to be Orwellian. It is a simple dictum that you can't wage war for peace. There are no winners in a war, only losers. One side...
| Jan 4, 2012
At about 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, as Brian Holler walked down a dirt road in a small village in Turkmenistan, a heavy, rumbling noise made him pause for a second during the long-distance phone conversation he was having with a reporter.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, a former Peace Corps volunteer and teacher, died Jan. 7 of multiple organ failure at her Bel Air home.
She was 82.
A daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Sarah Eugenia Asbury, who did not use her first name, was born...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The recent article by Joe Pettit entitled, "Achievement gap: It's still about race" (Feb. 24) misses a much larger picture.
It has been nearly 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society." In 1964 two important pieces of legislation were...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
| Aug 25, 2011
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| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:54 AM
There is no single solution to America's interrelated problems of massive debt, high unemployment, youthful angst and general lack of civility in society. But any idea that could address several of these issues simultaneously would at least be worth...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Minás art gallery— 815 W. 36th St., hosts Show and Tell with Eric Sipes and Leigh and Lauren Bender, Sept. 1, 8 p.m. Space is limited and fills up quickly. There is no charge, but donations are accepted. Call 410-732-4258 or go to go to http://www....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 11:33 AM
At a time in their lives when young people feel the pressure of "what's next?" Larry Shirley, of Towson, and Barbara Cook, of Cockeysville, enlisted in the Peace Corps.
That decision changed the course of their lives. The same could probably be said...