| Feb 22, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Joseph J. Challmes, a professional writer for nearly four decades whose love of writing was only equaled by his love of the ponies, died of a heart attack Feb. 9 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 65.
Mr. Challmes and his companion, Margie Roswell, had...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:39 PM
Date: Nov. 1
Her story: Ara Adewole, 29, came to Catonsville from Nigeria when she was 14. She works as a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center. Her parents, Fibi and Olu Adewole, live in Catonsville.
His story: Yemi Ajayi, a 31-year-old doctoral...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:43 PM
A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the hospital.
Yet, though the problem is well known in geriatric circles, and preventive steps such as...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:30 AM
A coalition of Baltimore businesses is launching an advertising campaign to demonstrate support for the proposed Red Line light rail project to the public and Gov.-elect Larry Hogan.
"We all wanted to make sure that as the governor-elect is deliberating...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Dr. Esther Edery Dibos, a retired Towson pediatrician who was a founder of the Hispanic Apostolate, a Fells Point clinic, died Dec. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:38 PM
A 9-pound, 1-ounce charmer in a pink knit cap is likely to be the Baltimore area's first baby of 2015.
Little Lyne Charegho was born a scant three minutes after midnight Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She's the first baby of the family for her mother,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
During the final phase of construction of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove in the mid-1970s, hospital administrator Philip M. Moore was at the 63-acre work site from sunrise to sunset, coordinating operations from a building known as "the...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Efforts to screen for possible cases of Ebola are moving from airports and hospitals to doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics.
While the chance of a widespread outbreak in the United States is considered extremely unlikely, patients making...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Baltimore's apartment boom continues: A Washington developer has proposed converting a 17-story former Bank of America office building near Mercy Medical Center into 338 apartments.
Monument Realty, which presented designs to the city's Urban Design &...