| Jun 22, 2011
Mammie Lee Davis, a retired professional seamstress and tax preparer, died Saturday of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 78.
Mammie Lee Benjamin was born and raised in Florence, S.C. She was a 1951 graduate of Wilson High School....
| Jun 22, 2011
St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Aberdeen just graduated one of its largest classes in recent memory.
Thirty-two young men and woman walked across the stage Thursday, June 2. That by itself isn't even the impressive part. Of these 32 students,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
JOSHUA C. SELBY
Shooting Guard/Point Guard
University of Kansas Jayhawks
Lake Clifton High School
DeMatha High School
The John Carroll School
Regarded as the elite incoming player in college basketball...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Sister Stella Marko, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who taught in parochial schools and worked in an orphanage, died of congestive heart failure June 18 at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 87....
| Jun 26, 2011
| 7:30 AM
While I have little desire to get into a philosophical debate with the teachers' union over the concept of vouchers in general, I feel compelled to respond to Marietta English's commentary in The Sun about Otis Rolley's education platform. ("Balto....
| Jul 2, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Norbel School in Elkridge will officially close its doors for good Friday, but a group that includes former Norbel staff and parents are working to launch a similar school for students with learning differences, one that they hope will open in time for...
| Sep 12, 2011
Crown Imports CEO Bill Hackett looks at a glass of beer not just as an industry executive but also as a guy who poured a lot of pints to make ends meet in college.
In an interview at his company's recently completed lobby and office bar in the Loop,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Jul 24, 2011
"I used to win like crazy," my friend Juanita Mendonca would tell me. "Every slot machine turned to gold. I'd come home and my purse would be stuffed with money."
Juanita, a retired parochial school teacher with a magic touch at the slots, loved to...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM