| 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...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Robert L. "Bob" Bell, who began his career in auto sales in the 1950s which later grew into the Bob Bell Automotive Group, died Sunday of leukemia at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
He was 78.
Mr. Bell was best known for his appearances in TV...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Charles Raymond "Ray" Brownley, a retired civil engineer and a founder of the Fallston volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co., died June 15 of respiratory failure at his Bel Air home.
He was 80.
The son of an International Harvester factory worker and a...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 12:50 PM
James Keefe Donahue, former president and CEO of Industrial Shows of America Inc. who also was producer of the International Auto Show and Chesapeake Bay Boat Show, died June 23 of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The Lutherville resident was...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:40 AM
He's been in bands named "The Astronauts," "The Versatiles," "The Village Band," "The Sunrise Band," "Rock 'n' Horse," "Smokin' Guns" and "Robin and the Rhythmix."
He has sung and played piano at the Inner Harbor and at the Dundalk Heritage Fair for 20...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Earlier this month, a spirited crowd of Baltimore County officials and others gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson to participate with owners Rick Bielski and Eric and Melanie Wagner in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Charles Village Pub,...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:42 AM
As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...