Thane Fake, 46, of Westminster, died Sept. 13 after a long-fought battle with cancer. He was a graduate of Westminster High School and Penn State University and worked for nearly two decades for the Department of Justice.
John W. Rietz, a retired architect who was known for designing medical facilities and his work with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, died April 17 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis at his Hunt Valley home. He was 73.
Although confidence and stage presence were a work-in-progress, Sarah Grace Hart said it was Columbia's support of the arts that led her to Los Angeles, California in 2013 to pursue an acting career, following graduation from Kent State University in Ohio. There, she joined the Shipwrecked Comedy production company, which places a comedic spin on historical literary content through a YouTube web series as told by famous authors.
Five years after Daniel Raffel opened Haute Dog in a former garage next to the Bonjour bakery on Falls Road in Baltimore County, a tenth of a mile north of the city line, his gourmet, quarter-pound hot dogs and sausages are still the rage, Wednesdays through Sundays, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for lunch hour crowds from as far away as Carroll County.
Michelle Elizabeth Saunders, a product of West Friendship Elementary, Marriotts Ridge High School and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Salisbury State University has just completed her Masters Degree at the University of Alabama.
Under Armour acted quickly this weekend to apologize for and stop selling a T-shirt design that resembled the iconic World War II image of U.S. soldiers raising the American flag at Iwo Jima, but with basketball players raising a hoop.
Lansdowne High School sophomore Corine White solved an algebra problem with the help of her classmates last Thursday morning in her Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) class, part of a program aimed at closing the achievement gap by preparing students for college.
Every February, college professors like myself are tasked to remind students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind it, yet I sense a growing apathy among students. If I did not know better, I might be tempted to believe that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. solved all the nation's problems. I might also believe that current events associated with race are mere coincidence or figments of my imagination.
Ann Porter Lundy, a former president of the Maryland Orchid Society and founder of Baltimore's chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society, died Sept. 28 of cancer at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.
Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson deserves some credit for helping get Dez Wells eligible before the Terps take the court at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday night against defending national champion Kentucky.
The Seton Keough field hockey team is having a year to remember in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference, and one of the primary reasons is the play of goalkeeper Becca Wallace.
Three days after taking home a check for $510,000 from its nationally televised football game at Louisiana State on Saturday, Towson announced Tuesday that it was recommending cutting the school¿s baseball and men¿s basketball soccer as part of the athletic program¿s reorganization.
Even with their recent success, the common theme from the Towson Tigers at CAA Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium was to remain focused on the little things, even as the team enters 2012 in an unprecedented position — the favorite to win the conference championship.