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  • Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman

    Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman
    Elsie M. Hegwood, a former elementary school educator and cafeteria manager who was an active member of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 16 at a daughter's Elizabethtown, Pa., home from complications of a stroke she suffered two years ago. The...
  • Man allegedly stabs wife hours after release on own recognizance

    Man allegedly stabs wife hours after release on own recognizance
    Daren Ruffin had been home from jail for only about a week before he found himself in custody again. The charge was the same: second-degree assault, after his wife told Baltimore police that Ruffin beat her. But instead of spending a month in jail in...
  • Werner Fornos

    Werner Fornos
    Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va. The former...
  • Sun sets on 31-year Sun career

     
    This past August I marked 40 years in the newspaper business, including more than 31 years in Baltimore, first at The Evening Sun and, after 1993, at The Sun. This week will be my last. I am taking a buyout, extended by the......
  • Earl weakens a bit; watch extended to Canada

     
    The National Hurricane Center is reporting at 2 p.m. Thursday that Hurricane Earl's top sustained winds have slowed to near 125 mph as it continues to spin north toward a brush with North Carolina's Outer Banks.Hurricane Warnings are posted for......
  • More cold, more snow, then winter starts

     
    Do you remember what we were all doing a year ago on this date? Here's a hint: We were watching the weather forecasts as a weekend coastal storm threatened to dump heavy snow across the region on the night of......
  • Friday's heat shattered records all over the place

     
    Here are some of the high temperature records broken and set on Friday, from the National Weather Service:Newark, NJ: 108 degrees, breaking the 101-degree record for the date, and the 105-degree all-time high set Aug. 9, 2001. Records began in......
  • New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11

    New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11
    Rabbi Seth Bernstein provided solace and leadership in New York City following the Sept. 11 attacks. He has led congregations in New York and Massachusetts. He has provided comfort to people in hospices and hospitals. And now, Bernstein is rabbi at Bet...
  • BMA guards show their artistic sides with 'Guardists'

    BMA guards show their artistic sides with 'Guardists'
    Art museum guards don't, as a rule, call much attention to themselves. The unobtrusive men and women in uniform who ensure the safety of what's on the walls and floors are expected to issue do-not-touch reminders as needed. They'll also direct you to a...
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • New president and CEO named at St. Joseph Medical Center

    St. Joseph Medical Center announced Friday, Aug. 12, that Charles Neumann has been named as the center's president and chief executive officer, effective Aug. 23. "I know St. Joseph Medical Center and I admire its mission, its outstanding physicians...