| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Karen P. Vojtko, who was nurse manager of the cardiac-care and progressive-care units at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where her career spanned more than three decades, died Wednesday of cancer at her Abingdon home. She was 56.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Words cannot express our gratitude for all of the prayers, thoughts, help and encouragement offered to our family during the difficult time after our house fire. So many individuals have reached out to help us.
Please know that each of you made a big...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Mitchell K. "Mitch" Alexander, director of events services at McDaniel College who earlier had been student activities director, died Feb. 19 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 56.
"We do not have a cause of death and the results of an autopsy are pending,"...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:37 AM
When I was first hired in 2003 to teach English courses at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), I was startled to learn that community college employees in Maryland didn't have the statewide right to collective bargaining. Having recently...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82.
The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Donald E. McBrien, former director of pupil services for Howard County public schools who earlier held the same position in Baltimore County public schools, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Ellicott City...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84.
Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:41 PM
If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Franklin Walter Vanik, who became an advocate for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, died Friday at his parents' Rosedale home after suffering a head injury in an earlier fall. He was 46.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Rosedale, he was the son...