| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Charles Orestus Smith, a retired CareFirst Medicare contractor who was an avid fan of the opera and symphony, died Jan. 3 of a heart attack at his home in the Northway Apartments in Guilford. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Guilford, Mr. Smith...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:31 PM
A two-time former state high school wrestling champion is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Baltimore on two assault cases from 2009 and 2010. Depending on the outcome, Patrick Downey III, an 18-year-old from Linthicum Heights, could resurrect his...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former Owings Mills resident was 92.
The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
• Utility work: Guilford Avenue closed between Lanvale and Federal streets, Monday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Detours in effect.
• Bridge closed: Trenton Road Bridge over Piney Run has been closed for repairs....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:00 AM
After watching the PBS blockbuster “Downton Abbey” into the wee hours of Monday morning, I visited another historic home, one right here in Baltimore. Built centuries after Britain’s Highclere Castleáthe Baltimore home and studio of...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:45 PM
A Baltimore City police car was severely damaged in a Saturday morning collision at the intersection of Guilford Avenue and Centre Street in Mount Vernon. An officer suffered non-life threatening injuries, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Gladys W. Winter, a homemaker and benefactor of several Baltimore cultural institutions, died Wednesday of emphysema at her home on Roland Mews in the Village of Cross Keys.
She was 88.
Gladys Woolford, the daughter of a banker and a homemaker, was born...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Preaching in a makeshift sanctuary in a school auditorium, the Rev. Tyrone P. Jones IV frequently punctuates the ends of his sentences with a quick "amen."
As only the fifth pastor in the 112-year history of First Baptist Church of Guilford, Jones says...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Elizabeth M. "Betty" Dugan, a volunteer and World War II veteran, died Feb. 29 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Ruxton resident was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore businessman and a homemaker, the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Raymond L. Markley Jr., a retired Baltimore gynecologist whose specialty was female urology, died March 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The former longtime Towson resident who was residing at Oak Crest Village, was 89.
The son of...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Spring begins March 20, and a small but sturdy white oak tree is waiting with open branches.
It's not just any tree, but a link to history, standing tall — well, about 5.5 feet tall — in Guilford's Gateway Park.
This white oak is not...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Mary Virginia "Ginny" Mudd, who had been active in Baltimore County Republican politics and served on the board of the historic Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Towson, died March 7 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The longtime Lutherville...