| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Richard L. Starcher, a retired Howard County industrial arts teacher, died Aug. 19 from complications of 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....