| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, a church soloist and homemaker, died of a stroke April 1 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. She was 95.
Born Dixie Beatrice Jones in Chapanoke, N.C., she was the daughter of Luther and Ella Jones. She was raised by an...
| Apr 10, 2014
Blake Wollman has gone from a food processor in his kitchen at home to a commercial kitchen in Randallstown. He's progressed from selling his product at farmers markets to two distributors placing it in 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Now,...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:10 AM
When "The Best Nest" by P.D. Eastman was read to two cats at the Baltimore Humane Society on Read to the Animals day April 24, the reader got two different reactions.
"We thought cats might like a book about birds," said Erika Dailey, a preschool...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association on Wednesday announced pairings for the state baseball tournament. Section quarterfinals begin Friday.
Four local teams earned No. 1 seeds in Class 3A, including No. 13 Franklin (Section I,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Harry R. Vaughn, former deputy warden of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility who earlier had worked for the Baltimore City Jail, died April 19 of heart failure at his Randallstown home. He was 72.
The son of Willie Dickerson, a North Carolina...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business.
Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:16 PM
LaVerne Kelly, a retired public schools music counselor, died of a lung ailment April 22 at her son's Baltimore home. The Columbia resident was 83.
Born LaVerne Beal Young in Sebrell, Va., she was the daughter of John P. Young and Leah Young, who was...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Dolores Mae Hammond Ali, a retired Social Security Administration technical writer, died of cancer Friday at her Randallstown home. She was 75.
Born Dolores Mae Hammond in Baltimore, she was raised on Presstman Street in West Baltimore and was a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Dundalk residents filled a high school auditorium Thursday night to speak out about the redevelopment of the North Point Government Center, many saying they fear they will lose out when restaurants and offices replace the community building.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:59 AM
The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning.
"Four, three, two," Micah Smith said while striking the keys of a piano as 25 students began to sing under his direction.
Smith is a professional...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will hold a “Coffee with Kevin” community forum on Friday, April 25, in Rosedale as part of an ongoing effort to interact with county residents and community leaders.
The latest event will be for the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
What’s one of the best ways to get young children to practice their reading skills? Have them read to a pet -- the animal loves the attention and offers the perfect, non-judgmental audience for young readers. Which is exactly why the Baltimore&...