| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:37 AM
Dorothy Lee "Dot" Warfield, a homemaker and former Annapolis resident, died July 28 of cancer at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla.
She was 79.
Dorothy Lee "Dot" Davis, the daughter of a Baltimore & Ohio railroader and a waitress, was born in...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.
He was 95.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...