| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:55 AM
A colleague on Twitter links to an episode of The Wire on YouTube and asks, "Is that you" thirty-one seconds in? It's the bit in which a couple of editors berate a young reporter for having written that people were being evacuated. You can evacuate a city...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Thornton F. Green, a retired IRS tax specialist and World War II veteran, died June 29 of pancreatic cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 91.
Mr. Green, the son of government workers, was born in Wellsboro, Pa., and raised in Riverdale.
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Dr. Edward Lawrence Suarez-Murias, a retired psychiatrist and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia July 2 at his Roland Park home. He was 96.
Named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he practiced in Baltimore for more...
| Jul 8, 2012
Paul A. Dorf, a former state senator and Baltimore City circuit judge who championed the use of arbitration and mediation as alternatives to an overcrowded court system, died of renal cancer Thursday at his home in Harbor Court. He was 86.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Loyola University Maryland swimming coach Brian Loeffler said he "opened the door" for Becca Meyers, a Loyola Blakefield Aquatics member, and North Baltimore Aquatic Club's Ian Silverman to join the U.S. team in the Paralympic Games in London beginning...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Belated thanks for the article on Catonsville resident William Foreman and other black Montford Point Marines finally receiving the Congressional Gold Medal ("One of nation's first is honored at last," Catonsville Times, June 27). The fact that this honor...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
David Brandenburg's letter, published in The Sun on July 4 ("The truth about the War of 1812"), shows the danger of amateur historians who take small facts and from them draw a revisionist fallacious interpretation of the American historical narrative....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home.
He was 94.
| Jul 11, 2012
Betty and George Schaffner, of Timonium, will celebrate 70 years of marriage on July 18. Betty is a homemaker, and was a "carpool mom" long before the phrase was coined. George is a World War II navy veteran, and retired from the Baltimore City Police...
| Jan 17, 2012
Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community.
The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94.
Eleanor A. McNelis...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Ten years ago, Nini Sarmiento and Rob Degenhard were scouring flea markets, antiques stores and yard sales searching for midcentury modern pieces to furnish their Rodgers Forge townhouse.
They were having such a good time — and becoming so good...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Charles Adam Fecher, a self-taught Baltimore scholar, author and editor who undertook the formidable task of editing the controversial diaries of H.L. Mencken, died Monday of respiratory failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Govans and Rodgers...