| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A state lawmaker who helps set tax policy is calling for an overhaul of Maryland's property tax cap law, after a Baltimore Sun investigation documented how the costly program has resulted in homeowners across Baltimore paying vastly different amounts...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2012
Maria C. "Titine" Esteves, who had been assistant human resources director at the Johns Hopkins University, was killed Jan. 22 in a head-on automobile collision on U.S. 1 in Key Largo, Fla.
The former Ellicott City resident, who was pronounced dead at...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Annette C. Goodell, a certified tax consultant who was vice president of Broad Spectrum Optics LLC, died Feb. 2 of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Original Northwood resident was 73.
The daughter of educators, the former...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 9:48 AM
James Daniel Whitfield, a 2002 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School and a 2006 graduate of Morehouse College, in Atlanta, received his doctorate from Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. He completed all requirements for his doctorate in chemical...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83.
Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Teachers at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School will be seeing a familiar face roaming the halls this semester — former longtime Principal Mariale Hardiman.
Hardiman, a well-remembered figure at Roland Park, led the school to Blue Ribbon status as...
| 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...
| May 20, 2005
John Cooper Jr. is a cog in a 32,000-person wheel, but every time a Southwest plane lands he feels the satisfaction of knowing that without him the company doesn't fly.
Cooper is a baggage handler, called a ramp agent, for Southwest Airlines at...