| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Sitting at a table in a school cafeteria in Severna Park, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold didn't look like a politician under siege as he spoke to residents for hours on a recent evening.
Leopold nodded agreeably when a pair of longtime...
| May 6, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Police have identified the man who they believe shot and killed two women in an Ellicott City church before turning his gun on himself.
Douglas Franklin Jones, 56, was found dead in a wooded area from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound; a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92.
The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Amy Porter and Timothy Reid
Linda and Jim Porter, of Herdon, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lenore Porter, to Timothy Warren Reid, son of Donna and Dick Reid, of Towson.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Oakton High School, in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:33 AM
The battle over legislative redistricting in Maryland provides only the latest evidence of the failure of winner-take-all congressional elections in single-member districts. In these districts huge numbers of people will, by design, vote regularly for...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Lucretia Billings Fisher, the leader of an early effort to save Fells Point and Federal Hill from a 1960s interstate highway, died of renal failure Friday at her Ruxton home. She was 98.
"Lu Fisher was way ahead of her time," said former Judge Thomas...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:30 AM
The most pet-friendly places to stay in the U.S. with your pet include a boutique hotel in New York City and a Vermont inn with custom dog beds, according to the travel website TripAdvisor.
The site just released it's choices for the top 10 pet-...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:27 PM
Charles Erwin Brookes, the retired chief of W.R. Grace's Davison Chemical division, died of a heart attack Nov. 1 at the Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Fla. The longtime Gibson Island resident was 86.
Known as Charlie, he was born in Orange, N.J. His...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 10:32 AM
There has been a great outpouring since the death of Steve Jobs on Wednesday. This is only fitting. Mr. Jobs was responsible for many great outpourings over the past three decades — including my own.
In 1984, when I went off to college, I took...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:16 AM
The following students have been named as recipients of the Gloria Washington-Wallace Young Leaders Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year:
Derek Altema, a graduate of Oakland Mills High School, will attend Georgetown University, in Washington, in...