| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85.
Born Carolyn Eugenia...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless.
The air temperature...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Fifteen-year-old Deshaun Jones had spent much of the summer hanging out in the neighborhood where he died last weekend, gunned down as he sat on a porch just before his first day at Frederick Douglass High School.
The teen was among seven people shot...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
On Sunday morning I will take to the console of the once-mighty Casavant for my last summer service as fill-in organist at Memorial Episcopal Church in Bolton Hill. After the ordeal (the congregation bears up tolerably well), I expect to be thirsty.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:19 AM
A deliberately cracked ceramic platter, entitled "Platter," hangs prominently on a wall at the new art gallery Schulman Project, on The Avenue in Hampden.
Made by artist Steven Young Lee, director of the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, Mont., it...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Saturday was Hampdenfest. It was also Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews, not to mention their weekly Sabbath.
For Liz Baker, of Hampden, it represented a dilemma.
Baker, 41, certainly didn't want to miss the holiest day of the year for Jews....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Jeanne H. Baetjer, a founder who served as the first president of the board of trustees of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sept. 11 of cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 91.
"Jeanne was one of the founders of the Greater Baltimore Medical...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Marie F. Schramm, a homemaker and retired grocery store cashier who was also an accomplished cook, died Sept. 22 of a heart attack in Whitesville, N.C. The former Highlandtown resident was 76.
Marie Frances Pistorio, the daughter of a tailor and a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Anne N. "Nancy" Primrose, a founder of the Gibson Island Country School who later retired from Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 14 of heart failure at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 87.
The daughter of Judge Emory H. Niles, who...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House."
It's a political satire written and...