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  • Barbara L. Simmons, volunteer

    Barbara L. Simmons, volunteer
    Barbara L. Simmons, a former longtime Ruxton resident who was a volunteer and gardener, died Nov. 8 of respiratory failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 89. The daughter of an investment banker and a homemaker, the former...
  • Dick Oles left a legacy of self-reliance

    Dick Oles left a legacy of self-reliance
    Charles Greene II lay immersed in a pool of his sweat as the snow and rain collected around him on the Johns Hopkins track. It was December 1982 and Greene had just completed his six-minute mile, which was required of anyone trying out for coach Dick...
  • Ellicott City: Glen Mar UM Church gearing up for its Walk to Bethlehem

    Some people think October is a too early to start thinking about Christmas, but not at Glen Mar United Methodist Church, where preparations for its annual Walk to Bethlehem are in full swing. Now in its fifth year, the free event attracts 1,500...
  • Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

    Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
    The sun had barely risen Sunday morning as Geneva Frazier shimmied in a conga line, her pink feather boa flouncing while "I Will Survive" blared over the loudspeakers at Komen Maryland's Race for the Cure. This is the fourth year her family has run the...
  • Apartment complex, more shops proposed for Box Hill South

    Apartment complex, more shops proposed for Box Hill South
    Abingdon's Box Hill South neighborhood is primed to get a 400-unit apartment complex, as well as a handful of new stores and restaurants near the Wegmans in Boulevard at Box Hill, the developer told the Abingdon Community Council Monday. Bavar Properties...
  • Marcella E. Grice, artist

    Marcella E. Grice, artist
    Marcella E. Grice, an artist and calligrapher, died April 13 from complications of heart disease at Sinai Hospital. She was 87. The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, the former Marcella Editha Harman was born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker

    Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker
    Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
  • Back Story: Female painters founded Watercolor Society

    Back Story: Female painters founded Watercolor Society
    It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland. You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and...
  • Summer of '57 ties Westminster man to Pennsylvania Railroad

    Summer of '57 ties Westminster man to Pennsylvania Railroad
    Westminster resident Jack Norris had a long, full 50-year career as a business owner in the sales industry. He is the father of two and grandfather of five. But when he talks about what's closest to his heart, you quickly realize that nothing has ever...
  • Harford County police blotter: Cab driver spit in someone's face in Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Deanna Frankhouse, 29, of the 700 block of Maxa Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Michael Lawrence Demarest, 33, of the 300 block of Irish...
  • Aaron Jacobson making a name in downhill racing [West Friendship]

    All the training that Mt. Hebron High School junior Aaron Jacobson has endured has earned him kudos in the world of ski racing. For Jacobson, just about every weekend and several nights each week is spent training on the slopes. In addition to his...
  • How we work out: Gotta Dance

    How we work out: Gotta Dance
    A dancer since age 3, Marķa McMacken knows how to move. Combine that experience with a master's degree in biochemistry, and you have an instructor who knows how to flex all the necessary parts of the body while getting a great workout. A native of Puerto...