Dr. Donald B. Lurie, a retired maxillofacial; surgeon who enjoyed Dixieland and ragtime music, died Sunday from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Stella Maris Hospice. The Shrewsbury, Pa., resident was 85.
Dr. Barry S. Lever, a retired periodontist who was an advocate for the Exodus 1947, a Chesapeake Bay steamship that played a role in the founding of Israel, died of heart disease Sunday at Seasons Hospice. The Pikesville resident was 84.
Jim Margraff went on to rewrite the university’s record book as a four-year starting quarterback, and later embarked on a 29-year head coaching career that by 2014 made him the all-time winningest coach in both school and state history.
Johns Hopkins officials recently announced plans to hold a series of community forums through the end of the year in an effort to renew plans to establish an independent police department to protect the university and medical campuses and surrounding areas of Baltimore. It's a great idea.
The hands-off approach raises questions about how much Johns Hopkins and other American businesses and nonprofits are obligated to speak out against less desirable and inhumane practices in the countries they choose to operate.
The daily news can make many of us unhappy. Famine, wars, innocent children separated from their parents, the list goes on and on and on. Thus, it is no wonder that many of the most popular books today are on finding happiness. Yet for many, it remains elusive.
In light of the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, we have heard a lot about the culture of an all-boys school, like Mr. Kavanaugh’s alma mater, Georgetown Prep. But what about the culture of an all-girls school? What can we learn from that?
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.
One tool to reduce violent crime in Baltimore continues to be underused by City Hall and the state: greening vacant lots through the planting of grass, trees and other plants and then maintaining them.
Henry P. Hopkins Jr., a noted Baltimore silversmith who fashioned maces, presidential insigna, chalices, crosses and hand-crafted jewelry in his Lovegrove Alley studio for decades, died in his slep at his home June 17. He was 100.
Beyond the classroom, the relationship between rapper Diablo Flamez and professor Toby Gordon, who live in neighborhoods of Baltimore that seem worlds apart, has blossomed into a strong, albeit unorthodox, friendship.