Richard "Jud" Henderson, an author who turned his love of sailing and the Chesapeake Bay into a series of books on maritime topics, died Feb. 18 of a ruptured appendix at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 91.
Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The ordeal cost him more than $800. It could have been worse.
The U.S. Postal Service, beset by financial woes and cuts in service, still gets high marks from customers. Participants in a Gallup survey recently rated the Postal Service best among 13 major federal agencies.
The 115th Army-Navy football game will be played just 25 miles from the United States Naval Academy on Saturday, so it's probably natural to view the game at M&T Bank Stadium as a home date for the Midshipmen, even though the Army has a very significant presence in and around the Baltimore area.
Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress' constitutional role to declare war has continued to be cold-shouldered.
Betty L. Waghelstein, the former president and owner of Luby Chevrolet, whose East Baltimore Art Deco showroom was a landmark for decades, died Nov. 26 at Roland Park Place of complications from a broken hip. She was 89.
This year's Army-Navy Classic (presented by USAA) will be Dec. 13 at M&T Bank Stadium, and that was the site of the luncheon Wednesday. But the representation was as one-sided as the football rivalry has been over the past 12 years.
Edward F. Peters Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel engineer and decorated Word War II veteran who landed at Normandy, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Timonium resident was 93.
Red, white and blue flowers and balloons were just part of the patriotic display at the Catonsville Commons assisted living facility Tuesday afternoon for a Veteran's Day celebration held at 2 p.m. to express gratitude to war veterans for their service.
Carroll County's veterans service program coordinator soon learned that the Department of Veterans Affairs wanted all its documents rolled and held together with a rubber band ¿ no more staples or paper clips.
Joseph E. Howell, one of Baltimore's first World War II draftees who later became a vice president and general partner at Legg Mason, died Monday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of heart disease. He was 95.
Thomas J. Turner, a paraplegic who brought the issue of accessibility to the public's attention after being deemed a "fire hazard" for blocking a ramp at the old Memorial Stadium, died Sunday at his Ruxton home of heart failure. He was 57.
Dr. William A. Reinke, a statistician who helped develop the department of international health at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he was professor for 50 years, died Oct. 4 at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville of lymphoma. He was 86.
Given that incumbents are running in five of the six contested school board seats, this means the time has come for new people to fill some of those seats, otherwise no change can be expected with regard to fiscal responsibility.