| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Richard L. Starcher, a retired Howard County industrial arts teacher, died Aug. 19 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at his Severna Park home.
He was 77.
The son of a coal miner and a homemaker, Mr. Starcher was born and raised in Carolina, W....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Howard "Moe" Bartholow, the retired president of the Diamond Cab Co., who worked in the transportation industry for nearly 60 years, died of cancer Aug. 25 at his Timonium home. He was 79.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Savage Street near the Bayview...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 11:52 PM
A few hours after William "Smitty" Smith, 80, died in a house fire on Big Falls Road in Monkton on Aug. 30, a Parkton family stopped to pay their respects to a man they waved to as they drove by his house.
They placed flowers on the chair in his driveway...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
As a child, I remember a coloring book that pictured a "Buck Rogers" rocket that looked like a football with three fins at its base. It was my job to give it life by coloring the rocket blast with yellows, oranges and reds that lifted the craft to stellar...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:20 PM
At 8:46 a.m. Sept. 11, Jeff Millman will hold a small but significant service at a flagpole in Mount Washington.
He will raise two rare flags, each bearing the names of all those who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11,...
| Sep 10, 2011
Ellicott City resident William "Bill" Volenick, 80, joined the military right out of college when the United States was engaged in the Korean War. He chose to go into the intelligence field and it sparked a career that spanned 35 years at the National...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:32 PM
For those in Harford County who did not lose loved ones or were not otherwise immediately affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and their immediate aftermath, the effect of 9/11 over the years may be hard to quantify.
Many Harford residents do in fact...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2011
James Monroe Cannon III, former reporter and foreign correspondent for The Sun who later became a top Newsweek correspondent and an aide to New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and President Gerald R. Ford, died Sept. 15 from complications of a stroke at...