| 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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As Nathan Reid wandered around his Canton neighborhood, he saw threats everywhere.
Empty tree wells, weedy window boxes and flowers that bloomed and died before the end of summer — unkind conditions for the fuzzy, buzzing set.
"I want homeowners...
| Jul 18, 2014
As Vice President of the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning, Phyllis Snyder knows that because people are living longer, many older adults want to stay engaged in meaningful work.
"It's critical for our society to find ways to value and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities.
But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:48 AM
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters.
No, it’s not a leftover...
| 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...