| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Harry E. Sisk, a retired accountant and Vietnam War veteran, died Saturday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The Brooklyn Park resident was 66.
Mr. Sisk was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:18 PM
— Billy Hurley III might be in his element at steamy Congressional Country Club for the AT&T National. Not only is the former Navy golfer playing close to where he grew up in Leesburg, Va. and where he now lives in Annapolis, but the triple-digit...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports.
They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
There have been a number of hopeful signs recently regarding the public's recognition of the value of reaching beyond partisan disagreement ("Nostalgia for the age of statesmen," Oct. 23). One comes from "the greatest generation," the other from a college...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Dr. Otto Christian Beyer, a retired urologist and surgeon who practiced for three decades, died of a respiratory ailment Thursday at his Ellicott City home. He was 84.
In a memoir, he wrote that his father, also named Otto Beyer, was born in a farming...
| Jul 6, 2012
Poor Mitt Romney. Even when he is handed the football with a clear path to the goal line, he seems almost unable not to fumble it along the way.
In his majority opinion ruling the Affordable Care Act consitututional, Supreme Court Justice John G. Roberts...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
MAYBERRY, N.C. -- Former sheriff Andy Taylor died here last week. Mayberry is in mourning.
Sheriff Taylor was one of the last links to another, simpler time. Before there was a traffic light or drive-through banking here, before we got our first...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Conceived during World War II, we 690-plus, mainly blue-collar teenagers commenced in 1962. From Parkville High in Baltimore County, we leaped into careers, college, marriage and the military with an enthusiasm our parents, who tended to be housewives...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
When David Kwiatkowski was found slurring his words and smelling of alcohol in a Boston-area hotel room littered with prescription pills late one July night, his life as a traveling medical technician had largely unraveled already.
In his early 30s, he...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When the Department of Defense began to anticipate the end of the Vietnam War and with it the draft, it established an agency to oversee a relationship that would be critical to our nation's ability to maintain an all-volunteer military. For the past 40...