| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:25 AM
The Greater Baltimore Medical Center's semi-annual Nearly New Sale will begin on Saturday, May 5, kicking off an event that benefits both the hospital and the community it serves.
Mary Kay LePage, a Towson resident who serves as publicity chair for the...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Joseph A. "Joe" DiPaola Jr., an award-winning Baltimore Sun photographer whose 1962 picture of the controversial nose-to-nose Preakness finish resulted in the suspension of a jockey, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| May 10, 2012
| 10:44 AM
“Wolfenstein 3D” is the “Seven Samurai” of first-person shooters. Without the proper context, it seems like something sparse and ancient. In its simplicity, though, rests a mechanical genius that lead to two decades of shooters...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:32 PM
John Y. Crow, a retired salesman of dairy products and a decorated World War II veteran, died of complications from pneumonia April 8 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Southern Maryland. He was 89 and had lived in North Baltimore.
Born in Uniontown, Pa....
| Apr 15, 2012
The Rev. Dorris D. Alcott, a retired Unitarian Universalist minister who had been director of religious education at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, died April 3 of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
The former longtime...
| Apr 18, 2012
Get ready for the tax wars.
President Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on the rich, setting a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on millionaires (the so-called "Buffett Rule," named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who says it's unfair that he...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
| May 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Milton A. Kruse, a retired foreman and decorated World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 93.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, Mr. Kruse attended city public schools.
During World War...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:18 PM
James Thomas Lee Stubbs, a retired hospital laundry manager and World War II veteran, died Sunday of complications from dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Perry Hall resident was 95.
The son of a factory worker and Montgomery Ward cafeteria...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage will celebrate its 75th anniversary starting April 28 with tours of some of the state's most lustrous historic gems.
Included in the anniversary tour are Whitehall, the home of 18th-century Gov. Horatio Sharpe, in...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
They departed the northwest coast of France two months ago — 26 crew members each aboard two historic French Navy schooners headed to North America.
With relatively calm seas, a chef well-versed in French cuisine and plenty of technological updates...