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  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • College news

    Valecia Winston, of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron, a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester atWashington College, inChestertown. Alex Paxton, of...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas

    Demetrius J. Dukas
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings throughout 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...
  • Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies

    Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies
    Mary Joan Hagigh, a retired social worker and registered nurse, died June 24 from complications of a fractured hip at Emeritus Towson Assisted-Living. The Ruxton resident was 78. Mary Joan Wall, whose father was head of collections for the Internal...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kiplinger: Baltimore one of the best cities for high-paying jobs

    Kiplinger: Baltimore one of the best cities for high-paying jobs
    I love rankings, particularly when Baltimore or Maryland makes the cut by some outside group. Who can forget when Baltimore was rated by a travel magazine as having the ugliest people. In this latest rankings, Kiplinger magazine named Baltimore as one...
  • Warped Tour bands volunteer at Hampden school

    Warped Tour bands volunteer at Hampden school
    Coming off a grueling schedule of playing six concerts in as many days during a heat wave, rock bands in the Vans Warped Tour had one day off on Monday, July 25, before they would play another 13 shows in a row, beginning at Merriwether Post Pavilion on...