| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A white stone grave marker standing in Baltimore National Cemetery under an ancient oak tree is all that remains to remind passers-by of the life of Ensign Edwin Nash Broyles Jr.
Broyles, a Navy fighter pilot from Guilford in North Baltimore, was...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Annapolis Shakespeare Company founder and artistic director Sally Boyett-D'Angelo is having a busy summer. She's presenting classic theater outdoors with weekly productions of Moliere's 17th-century comedy "Tartuffe" on Tuesdays at the Reynolds Tavern...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:21 AM
This is it, dear readers,
The last Havre de Grace Arts Commission summer concert, tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Tydings Park. Lix, a five piece classic rock band, will perform the last concert of the season (www.lixband.com). Free and open to the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:04 PM
The ball leaps off the bat, kicks up dust and bounds toward right field, a sure hit.
Tom Coffin reckons not. The second baseman glides left, gloves the ball cleanly and throws the runner out. Coffin's teammates on the Colt .45s explode.
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Thirty people filled all the available bar stools at the canteen at Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109 just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday and those without seats appeared happy to stand.
Most of the crowd chatted as they sipped a beer, mixed drink or...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2012
Horace Warren Davis Sr., a retired longshoreman and neighborhood and civil rights activist, died April 3 of a heart attack at Bon Secours Hospital.
The Edmondson Village resident was 80.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Street, Mr. Davis was a...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:42 AM
There's the 15-foot orange tree with its menacing 11/2-inch-long thorns, a bushy affair that sprouted from small seeds like those most of us just spit out. Nearby is a kiwi plant, its aggressive tendrils snaking vertically up a nearby tree. And then...