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  • John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68

    John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68
    John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68. "Jack was an excellent...
  • O'Malley stumps, raises cash for Dems in Florida and Ohio

    Gov. Martin O'Malley spent the past two days stumping and raising cash for Democrats in Florida and Ohio as the term-limited governor launched into a busy fall travel schedule that will bring him to states crucial for building a potential bid for...
  • Louis E. Schmidt, state assistant attorney general

    Louis E. Schmidt, state assistant attorney general
    Louis E. Schmidt, a retired state assistant attorney general who was an acting secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 87 and lived in Sparks. Born in...
  • Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business

    Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business
    — Brent Ashley may have aged into the enforcer role at a certain point, but he still remembers when he was the miscreant. "I was halfway up the stairs and felt the hand on my shoulder," Ashley said of the night about 40 years ago when he got kicked...
  • Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer

    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer
    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96. The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...
  • Time with the MacPhails

    Time with the MacPhails
    When Andy MacPhail wrestled with the idea of walking away from the Orioles as club president last fall, one of the primary factors in ultimately making the decision was the chance to spend more time with his elderly father. Lee MacPhail Jr., the Hall...
  • Four Florida men arrested in Arundel in car thefts conspiracy

    Four Florida men arrested in Arundel in car thefts conspiracy
    Four men from Florida were arrested on conspiracy theft charges this week in Anne Arundel County after a tip from a victim in Laurel led police to a hotel in Bowie — where evidence was uncovered that linked the men to thefts in multiple other states...
  • Orioles agree to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez

    Orioles agree to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez
    The Orioles have agreed to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez, according to an industry source. The Orioles scouted Alvarez in Fort Lauderdale last month, as did four other clubs. He will report to the club’s spring training facility for a...
  • Wedding: Kathryn Traster weds Benjamin Hollander

    Chuck and Judy Murdoch, of Fullerton, along with David Hollander, of George, Iowa, announce the marriage of their son, Benjamin Hollander, to Kathryn "Katie" Traster. They were married in Manassas, Va., on Saturday, Aug. 18, in an outdoor ceremony. Ben...
  • Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship

    Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship
    In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Juan...
  • Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year

    Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year
    With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover. This year, however, if you snooze, you lose. Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
  • Recreation chief leaving City Hall

    Baltimore's recreation chief Bill Tyler is leaving city government to work in Montgomery County, city officials said Friday. Tyler, who earned $94,000 annually, was in charge of implementing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to consolidate recreation...