| Oct 21, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Flora M. Rees, former administrative assistant to the dean of what was then the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, died Sept. 25 of heart failure at Atrium Village in Owings Mills. She was 89.
The daughter of a barber who owned Miller's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
For anyone growing up in the 1950s, black-and-white television images of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev threatening Western leaders with his "We will bury you!" statement were more than a little frightening.
In an era when communism and the nuclear...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:08 PM
When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort.
But the worst of it, Howard...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The present controversy over the proposed Eisenhower National Memorial centers on the relationship between the meaning and significance of Dwight David Eisenhower's service to the nation and architect Frank Gehry's scheme to commemorate that service. Does...
| Jun 8, 2012
Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
The former longtime Lauraville...
| Jun 9, 2012
Carl Leo Dietrich, who had been chairman of the music department at what is now McDaniel College and later was a founder of the Columbia Orchestra, died May 24 of a fall at his Naples, Fla., home.
The former Columbia resident was 85.
"His influence of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Harry E.G. Mueller, a retired design engineer and World War II veteran, died Saturday of respiratory failure at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home.
The former longtime Dundalk resident was 93.
The son of a gymnastics teacher and a homemaker, Mr....
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Mildred Attman, who was a co-founder with her husband of the Acme Paper & Supply Co. and later became a homemaker, died Thursday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital.
The longtime Pikesville resident was 88.
The daughter of a successful businessman and...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and the other leaders of Congress' intelligence committees this week issued a strong, bi-partisan statement of condemnation for recent leaks of classified information about America's clandestine operations abroad, including...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Tuesday's presidential debate was clearly the most spirited debate in recent history ("Obama takes an aggressive stand," Oct, 17). There were times when the tension between the two candidates was palpable.
I believe the debate reflects the very different...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Gordia Lanman, a retired department store manager who was honored for her volunteer work, died June 7 of complications from a stroke at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. The one-time Original Northwood and Towson resident was 98.