| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Three-year-old Zion Berryman came crawling up the basement steps in his pajamas on Christmas morning and squealed, bouncing on his toes and beaming a smile toward the visitors who'd just arrived with several bags of food from the nonprofit Moveable Feast....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
I wrote last month in my column and blog posts about fifth graders from Western Salisbury Elementary School who wrote to a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon to ask him to give one of their teachers a prosthetic hand.
It began when children...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Beverly Mason, a founder of Greater Baltimore Medical Center and a longtime volunteer with Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, died Nov. 14 of respiratory failure at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 93.
The daughter of Benson...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Paul M. Long Sr., who had been middle school head at St. Paul's School and later became headmaster and savior of the Eastern Shore's Gunston School, died Dec. 10 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of pneumonia.
He was 91.
"He very much cared about...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Dressed in all-white protective gear and wearing a mask, Chris Hoffmann lunged forward. When his blade made contact with his partner, a green light flashed and a shrill bell sounded inside Catonsville's Academies of Fencing in Baltimore practice gym....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Mary L. "Weezie" Miller, a retired registered nurse who had worked for three decades as a head nurse in methadone maintenance programs, died Nov. 21 at Stella Maris Hospice of kidney failure. She was 92.
The daughter of Charles Thomas Frock, a...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Richard J. Roszel III, a real estate broker and a leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, died of cancer Dec. 2 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 75.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Bolton Hill, he was the son of...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Katherine H. "Katzy" Banker, a former travel agent who had been Baltimore magazine's food editor, died Monday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications of dementia. She was 81.
The daughter of James E. Henderson, a diplomat in...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:53 AM
My column in today’s paper is about a fifth-grade class at Western Salisbury Elementary School that is traveling today to Johns Hopkins Hospital to meet with the doctor who granted their amazing request.
It's one of those stories that's so...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
This is a story about fifth-grade students who made their teachers cry.
In a good way.
First, the news. A group of Western Salisbury Elementary School students, teachers, administrators, chaperones and even educational documentary filmmakers will...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:21 PM
I wrote Thursday about a class of Western Salisbury Elementary School fifth-graders who asked a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon and pioneer in the development of inexpensive prosthetics to build a hand for one of their teachers. Dr. Albert Chi...