| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best explained not with reference to the concepts of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (as was done in the Sept. 24 commentary,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
In its second year at Pigtown’s Carroll Park, The Shindig Music Festival is a rock show in the broad tradition of the national festival movement that provides distinctly Baltimorean notes. A mix of local vendors like Little Havana and Mothers Grille...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Thomas L. Kitchner Jr., a recently retired Baltimore Sun employee who had worked previously at Westinghouse Electric Corp., died Sept. 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of complications from a fall. He was 66.
Thomas Leonard Kitchner Jr. was born in...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Elizabeth M. Solter, an accomplished equestrian and teacher who had been a member of the U.S. Equestrian Team and went on to a successful career as a rider, died Sept. 12 of breast cancer at Amberly Farms, her farm in Berlin, Worcester County. She was 47....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:04 PM
As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence.
The killing of Brandon...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Robert...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Arbutus resident Emily Ruppert has spent this summer flipping, jumping and dancing her way across the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City.
Her acrobatic gymnastics crew, AcroArmy, is scheduled to compete Tuesday as one of the final 12 teams...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., a retired United Methodist Church minister and former superintendent of the Baltimore Northwest District, died of cancer Aug. 23 at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 87.
"He had a lot of strengths, and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Robert J. Lyden Jr., a retired Baltimore water technician and volunteer, died Friday at Stella Maris Hospice of pancreatic cancer. He was 64.
The son of Dr. Robert J. Lyden Sr., a physician, and Anita Lyden, a homemaker, Robert James Lyden Jr. was born...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78.
The former Val Jean Sytko was...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The San Diego Chargers are cutting tight end Mike Flacco, according to a source.
The brother of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Mike Flacco signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Chargers following the draft.
Mike Flacco, 27, declared early...