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  • Rosie Louise Stanfield, Spring Grove nursing director

    Rosie Louise Stanfield, Spring Grove nursing director
    Rosie L. Stanfield, a registered nurse who later became the first African-American director of nursing at Spring Grove Hospital Center, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The longtime Randallstown resident was 66. The...
  • Should a coach be able to control transfers?

    Current system is unjust David Teel Newport News Bo Ryan does not appear to be an outlaw coach. His Wisconsin basketball program, by all accounts, wins the right way. But Ryan's reaction to forward Jarrod Uthoff's transfer request was...
  • Lester J. Rose, engineer

    Lester J. Rose, engineer
    Lester J. Rose, a retired aeronautical engineer and World War II veteran, died Thursday of cancer at his home in Newport News, Va. The former longtime Northeast Baltimore resident was 91. Mr. Rose was born in Ashland, Wis. and raised in St. Paul, Minn.,...
  • Good fences made for good neighbors in 1912

    100 Years Ago Of-fensive neighbors In the Howard County courthouse column: "After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
  • Journey to Jamestown

    My daughter, Isabelle, loves great stories -- especially the ones that are full of gloom. Her favorite movie scene is from Cinderella, when the main character's stepsisters rip apart her lovely pink dress just before the ball, followed closely by one from...
  • Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach
    Go here: Virginia Beach boasts three distinct beaches within the city limits: the Chesapeake Bay, which offers the lush green scenery of First Landing State Park, where settlers embarked in 1607 before pushing their way up the James River to Jamestown;...
  • Hampton Roads makes for sensible destination in Va.

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
  • Putting a price tag on Christmas

    From shopping only for family or spreading holiday joy to many people, Baltimore residents are planning to shop a variety of ways -- and spend varied amounts of money -- this season. Here's what some are planning this year: Patti Russell -- who lives...
  • Scrapping ships, sacrificing men

    Raul Mendoza knew that scrapping ships was dangerous, knew about the smoke and the fumes and the accidents. He'd worked in Baltimore, where asbestos clouded the air, and North Carolina, where oil spilled into a river, and California, where workers were...
  • Appeals court: Former investment firm CEO can't represent himself

    Appeals court: Former investment firm CEO can't represent himself
    A federal appeals court has denied a request from the imprisoned head of a now-defunct investment brokerage in Newport News to handle his own appeal. After having a string of lawyers on the case, Jeffrey A. Martinovich, former chief executive of MICG...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/24 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d....