| Jul 3, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Myron O. "Mike" Beatty, a retired paint company executive, died June 26 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 84.
He was born in a caretaker's house at the Concord...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Joseph George Otterbein, the retired baker who created and marketed a popular thin sugar cookie, died Saturday of complications from congestive heart failure at his Lake Montebello home. He was 88.
Mr. Otterbein was born above the family bakery at Fort...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Anthony C. Canova, a retired vending machine mechanic and World War II veteran, died Oct. 23 from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hamilton resident was 88.
He was born and raised in the former 10th Ward of Baltimore. He...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 6:06 PM
On a sunny Sunday morning, dozens of Boy Scouts began carefully anchoring candles in sand poured in paper bags and placed each luminaria on a military grave at an Essex cemetery.
By dusk, more than 700 lights flickered softly in precisely spaced rows,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:18 PM
David Rogers Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep of unknown causes at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The longtime Riderwood resident was 97.
"The death of David Owen is...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Maurice W. Barrett Sr., a retired vice president of sales for a Baltimore paper company who had been a World War II Navy pilot, died July 2 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Churchville home.
He was 91.
The son of a streetcar motorman and...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Recently, I was fortunate to be able to join my father on the WWII Liberty Ship, S.S. John W. Brown, on a two-hour cruise to honor America's veterans. The ship was teeming with people from all walks of life who were either veterans themselves or who, like...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 10:29 AM
The Ruxton Players, a community theater troupe that performs at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1401 Carrollton Ave. in Towson, is hosting a special performance for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for its fall production, "The Hasty Heart."
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:22 AM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has released a report on the potential environmental impact of a proposed 1,473-unit residential development on the Baltimore County waterfront that can be summed up in two words: no problem. Opponents of the Fort...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:56 PM
On the evening of Feb. 2, 1942, an unarmed tanker with 66,000 barrels of crude oil on board was steaming in the Atlantic, about 90 miles off Ocean City. Without warning, it was struck by German torpedoes. The attack set the W.L. Steed ablaze, and sank it;...