| 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 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Sharon C. Senkel, a retired legal secretary and doll collector, died Sunday of complications from lupus at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Manchester. She was 66.
The daughter of Irvin A. Senkel Sr., a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrician, and...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:51 PM
When he was at Sunset Elementary School in Pasadena, Glynn Davis was the fastest runner in his class. He recalls that the school held a field day every year, and he was never defeated in the 100-yard dash.
Davis, 22, is using that speed as a center...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Jerry R. Engelman, a retired real estate broker who specialized in ground rents, died May 8 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 70.
The son of Paul Engelman, a real estate broker, and Doris Engelman, a homemaker, Jerry Ronald Engelman was...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:13 PM
New Haven tight end Mike Flacco is heading to the NFL.
The brother of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is signing an undrafted free agent contract with the San Diego Chargers, according to a league source.
Mike Flacco, 26, declared early for the NFL...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:16 PM
When John Crosby takes his final exams this week, it will be a lot like playing "Jeopardy." Every question could be the one that costs the Polytechnic Institute senior thousands of dollars.
The basketball player has 20 potential athletic scholarships,...
| 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...