| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Lionel L. Bass Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel general foreman and decorated Korean War combat veteran, died of cancer complications Dec. 2 at his Timonium home. He was 82.
The son of Lionel L. Bass Sr. and Barbara Ellen Grebner, he was born in...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Edwin P. Post II, a retired federal housing inspector and veteran of two wars, died Oct. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted-Living in Columbia.
The former Mays Chapel resident was 89.
The son of a Con-Ed lineman and a...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace."
"Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Soccer leagues, Scout troops, teenage pageant winners, and poms squads from as near as West Laurel and as far away as Arbutus joined fire trucks and military groups as Laurel's annual Independence Day Parade brought stars and stripes to the streets of Old...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, a retired Maryland National Bank executive and Korean War veteran, died July 1 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Blakehurst retirement community resident was 83.
The son of a physician and a...
| Jul 8, 2011
The idea is always at the surface, has been since the story of an NFL star dying in an Afghanistan firefight captured America's attention, and struck especially hard on this past holiday weekend, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks.
You remember Pat...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Herbert L. "Herb" Thompson, former Associated Press Annapolis bureau chief who later served as press secretary to Spiro T. Agnew during his years as governor and later vice president, died May 30 of pneumonia at a retirement community in State College,...
| Jun 15, 2011
Plaxico Burress took the first steps to resuming his NFL career last week simply by stepping out of prison for the first time in nearly two years.
More than 30 months removed from his last reception, Burress is looking to pick up where he left off. In...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:59 PM
William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Robert Lee "Bob" Bell, who began his career in auto sales in the 1950s and went on to own the Bob Bell Automotive Group, one of the state's largest car dealers, died Sunday of leukemia at theUniversity of Maryland Medical Center.
The Ellicott City...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Warren Litchfield's kettle overflows with words that lift the heart and replenish the soul. And he casts his net wide, as one of the best-known and longest-serving unpaid chaplains in our midst. He tends to the flock at the Laurel Volunteer Fire...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:56 AM
Laurel's annual Independence Day Celebration will be held Saturday, July 2, beginning with a morning parade and ending with fireworks at dusk at Gude Park at Laurel Lakes.
The parade begins at 11 a.m., and follows a route from Sixth and Montgomery...