Sid Busch was the last one to complete the 15th Baltimore Running Festival, but he was first in the hearts of about 30 onlookers who waited for him at the finish line. More than seven hours after the marathon had begun Saturday morning, Busch, a 69-year-old Navy veteran from Goose Creek, S.C., finished the 26.2-mile course in honor of American soldiers lost in battle.
Samuel A. "Alex" Tubman IV, a retired Eastern Shore Realtor and highly decorated World War II veteran who stormed ashore with the first wave of troops that landed at Normandy on D-Day, died of heart failure.
Scott Placzek grew up listening to Ronnie Milsap's albums, but Friday night's concert, held during the annual Havre de Grace Seafood Festival, was the first time Placzek heard the Grammy-winning country singer play live.
Erin Howland has had an interesting career, including stints with Morgan Stanley as a financial adviser and the Baltimore Ravens as a sales and marketing account executive. But she didn't think either one was her calling. The Towson resident wanted to be involved in athletics, and now she has that chance. Howland is the new athletic director at St. Paul's School for Girls.
"The story might not have been true, but the situation does happen," said Evelyn Atieno, who has organized a program related to sexual assault at Towson High School on May 19 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The program is open to all high school students.
Nearly five years ago, the story of University of Virginia student and lacrosse player Yeardley Love's murder made headlines when she was found beaten to death in her apartment by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely, who was later convicted of second-degree murder for her death. The tumultuous relationship prompted her family and friends to create the Yeardley Love Foundation, with the goal of ending relationship violence by developing a movement for change. The group brings its Escalation workshop
Medical school seniors in Baltimore and across the country on Friday opened envelopes or checked their email to find out whether on "Match Day" the fates and a computerized algorithm smiled on their plans for their futures as doctors in the largest year yet for medical residency applicants and positions offered.
Judge Joseph H. Young, a retired federal District Court judge who presided over the 1974 corruption trial of Baltimore County Executive Dale Anderson, died Saturday of complications of a fall he suffered two weeks ago. He was 92 and resided at Roland Park Place.
Maybe I live in a cocoon of some kind, but it seems to me that as terrible and unjust as it surely can be, the stigma of having been raped is hardly as deleterious to one's reputation as the stigma of being accused of being a rapist.
Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe has more than four years left on his team contract, but he's already trying his hand at another game: real estate. The 27-year-old player founded a development firm in February with a former college teammate. The business, 4th Down Partners, is one of a group of investors in the $250 million redevelopment planned between Federal Hill and M&T Bank Stadium in Sharp-Leadenhall.