Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who earlier had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she also was associate editor of the Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North Baltimore resident was 90.
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
The Harford County Health Department met with the Maryland Water Works Company in an attempt to find solutions to the turbidity, taste and odor problems with the Bel Air water supply. Particularly troublesome has been the muddy looking water at times. This was caused by failure to add clarifying chemicals at the water filtration plant. An engineer had been assigned to the Bel Air filtration plant to devise changes in the operating procedures and chemical facilities so that water would be
In a season where tiny white lights, window wreaths, inflated Santas and lighted candy canes seem to take over the landscape in Laurel, the Laurel Civic Improvement Committee had a tough job: Narrow down the multitude of twinkling, blinking and even singing holiday displays to the top 10 winners of the city's annual Holiday Decorating Contest.
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Fine arts curator Sumpter Priddy III gave a talk at Montpelier Mansion Sept. 15 about the rich history of antique furniture in Washington and its neighboring communities, in addition to highlighting what makes the mansion's furniture collection so special.
Montpelier resident Dylan Haversack, a student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, participated in this year's U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program. The highly competitive program is designed for rising high school seniors who are prospective USNA candidates.
Master blacksmith Nick Vincent, founder and past president of the Blacksmith Guild of Central Maryland, says he started out modestly 29 years ago — a hammer, an anvil and very little idea of what he was doing.