| 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...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Robert T. Barry, a retired Exxon Oil Co. salesman and avid sports fan, died Friday from congestive heart failure at his Mays Chapel home. He was 83.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Robert Thomas Barry was born in Baltimore and raised on Dukeland...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Dr. John Joseph Krejci, a retired general surgeon who helped plan St. Joseph Medical Center's move to Towson, died at that hospital Monday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 89 and lived in Stoneleigh.
Born on Milton Avenue, he attended St. Michael...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Edmund John Fick, a retired banking and steel executive who advised local schools and hospitals on financial matters, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, July 11 at his Carney home. He was 79.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers.
The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said.
Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Dorothy Lee "Dot" Warfield, a homemaker and longtime Annapolis resident, died July 28 of cancer at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla.
She was 79.
Dorothy Lee Davis, the daughter of a Baltimore & Ohio railroader and a waitress, was born in...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:38 PM
The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday.
Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Ten years ago, my husband John and I moved into a retirement condo and met our new neighbors. They were a nice, older couple — typical Baltimoreans with a passion for family, Maryland crabs and the Orioles.
I still remember the day my husband...
| May 30, 2012
The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park.
Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Not long after the sun comes up on Memorial Day, and hours before Westminster's 145th Memorial Day parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., Arnold "Skip" Amass will be on site, helping set up the TV cameras and tying up last-minute loose ends.
Most of all, he'll...