John G. Schisler, who was the former longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 85.
Joan Erbe, a prolific and successful artist who painted whimsical characters doused with wit and satire, died of stroke complications Aug. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cheswolde resident was 87.
Although there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, Nancy McMullen of Darlington says she has found an effective therapy in raising sheep, sheep that will be featured in a competition next month designed to promote local farms and the healthy eating of their products.
Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday at Fort McHenry the schedule of events for Star-Spangled Summer, the sprawling, noisy, multimillion-dollar celebration the city will host through September to commemorate the 200th birthday of the National Anthem.
Sculptor Devin Mack, of Towson, Cockeysville chocolatier Kimberley Rigby, and painter Patrick Reid O'Brien, of Towson, will show their wares at the Sugarloaf Festival April 25-27 at the Timonium Fairgrounds.