| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former Owings Mills resident was 92.
The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.
He was 95.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Baltimore native Army Spc. Jameel T. Freeman was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, military officials said Friday. He was 26.
He is survived by his wife and two children, said his longtime friend and martial-arts instructor Del Ali Rawlings....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:22 PM
As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections.
Their own histories are fascinating, too.
| Oct 2, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Michael G. Rokos has traveled thousands of miles to pay homage to his American and Czech heritage and to the 28th U.S. president, who befriended his family nearly a century ago.
The lifelong Baltimorean will reconnect with cousins in the Czech Republic...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres, a World War II combat surgeon who later became a radiologist and headed the outpatient radiology department at what is now the University of Maryland Medical Center, died Wednesday at North Oaks retirement community in...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Warren Coligny, husband, father, Navy seaman and Pearl Harbor survivor, died Aug. 13 at an assisted-living facility in Bowie. His passing is notable not just because he belonged to the fragile and rapidly shrinking population of World War II veterans, who...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:47 AM
The Collings Foundation, a private organization dedicated to preserving and depicting America's aviation history, is continuing its Wings of Freedom World War II living history program this weekend at Carroll County Regional Airport.
As in past years,...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Ralph H. Hemphill Jr., a former Crown Central Petroleum Corp. executive who later worked for the state Department of Agriculture, died Oct. 7 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at a San Diego assisted-living facility.
The longtime Towson...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:36 AM
This Sunday's 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will mark the 125th time a group of Catonsville residents led by Harry Korrell have performed their monthly ritual of flying an American flag on the Frederick Road bridge over Interstate 695.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:07 AM
The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is also the opening day of the National Football League, with the Baltimore Ravens facing the Pittsburgh Steelers — a perfect opportunity for Sheridan VFW Post 3065 to throw a "tailgate memorial party" at the post in...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
As a child, I remember a coloring book that pictured a "Buck Rogers" rocket that looked like a football with three fins at its base. It was my job to give it life by coloring the rocket blast with yellows, oranges and reds that lifted the craft to stellar...