| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Robert Lamont Tate, who founded two industrial manufacturing businesses and was a former president of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, died of heart disease Oct. 5 at his Sarasota, Fla., home. The former Ruxton resident was 89.
Born in Baltimore, he was...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:52 PM
He saw his first Blue Angels show in Detroit at age 6, and Thomas Frosch says the experience inspired him to want to become a pilot. He saw four more performances while attending the Naval Academy, including one the "Blues" put on before his graduation in...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85.
The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free.
"Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Longtime Hampden resident Jack Barr, a colorful "town crier" who trolled The Avenue for business news, often wearing caps or crowns with an assortment of handcrafted noses on them, died of heart disease and a colon infection on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police.
"I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
| 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 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 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 31, 2013
| 4:01 PM
About an hour before the sun broke over Canton Waterfront Park on Wednesday, Ricky Bradley noticed something strange as he took in the cool summer morning: a silver car heading down a wide brick walkway, straight for the water's edge.
Just feet from...