| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Baltimore County police say they took a 911 caller to a local hospital for evaluation after he reported that someone pointed a gun at him on the Essex campus of the Community College of Baltimore County, but officers could find no gunman.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Dr. Norman Highstein, a retired dentist and former partner in McDonogh Dental Associates who was also an accomplished horticulturist, died of renal cancer Nov. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88.
"Norman was loved by everybody. Just this...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Elaine L. Thorpe, a longtime church organist and choir director at Dundalk United Methodist Church, died Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 87.
The daughter of Henry Rudolph Pfeiffer, a...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The season of holiday entertainment is upon us, and nowhere in the county is this more evident than at Anne Arundel Community College, where the Robert E. Kauffman Theater is poised to host holiday entertainment by AACC's dance company and its campus-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Call it the Ebola effect. A lot more Marylanders are volunteering for that shot in the arm that may protect them from the flu this year.
Flu vaccinations were up about 30 percent in September around the state to more than 95,000, according to early data...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Rebecca H. Lowery, who was director of finance and administration for the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Development and Alumni Relations, was killed Oct. 22 when a tree fell on her car while she was driving. She was 52.
Ms. Lowery was driving...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The time for campaign slogans and political rhetoric is over. The time to enact pro-economic growth policies to spark prosperity in Maryland is here.
Much of the gubernatorial debate in Maryland centered on economic growth and the business climate in...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Date: Aug. 24
Her story: Ellen Blasi, 27, grew up in Columbia. She is pursuing a sign language interpretation degree through the Interpreter Preparation program at the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville. Her father, Michael Blasi,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Tatiana Fish lives in Pigtown, works a restaurant job in Fells Point, attends classes at the Community College of Baltimore County and usually visits her father twice a week in Montgomery County.
Meeting all her obligations requires the 23-year-old to...
| Oct 3, 2014
Sunday, Oct. 5
Classical music The Sundays At Three Concert Series presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger with an adult. Information:...
| 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,...