| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Arthur William Divens Sr., a World War II submariner who later worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and the Maryland Transit Administration, died June 25 of heart failure at Genesis Elder Care Center in Severna Park.
He was 86.
The son of a...
| 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...
| 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 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."
| 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;...
| 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 12, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Raissa Galitzin, a homemaker and volunteer who survived the German occupation of France during World War II, died of stroke complications June 23 at Sinai Hospital. The Roland Park resident was 87.
Born Raissa Mikhailovna Antipoff in Kohlta-Jarva,...