| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Across the street from a wine lounge and a gourmet sausage spot on Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, a small red-and-white neon sign reads: "DAVE'S ACCORDION SCHOOL."
Inside, black and tan cases sprawl in a row along the floor, and two shelves hold...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Denise Charrier McQuighan, a database engineer and Johns Hopkins University graduate, died of cancer March 5 at her Gaithersburg home. She was 55.
Born Denise Anne Charrier in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of George Charrier, an engineer who lives...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69.
The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:13 AM
A New Orleans woman received an unorthodox funeral that included Busch beer, menthol cigarettes and disco lights, WGNO reports.
Miriam "Mae Mae" Burbank was a lively, "life of the party" type of woman, according to her family.
So it was only fitting...
| Feb 20, 2014
Letters to the editor from Schaumburg, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Niles.
The primary election season is upon us. Many citizens gripe about their disgust of government and of those who hold public office. Conversations then drift...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Some of you, upon hearing that "Brief Encounter" has been adapted to the stage, will immediately roll your eyes and ask, "Why would anyone be foolish enough to compete with the memory of David Lean's classic film?"
Well, the British company Kneehigh has...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:43 AM
John Weber, a tenor who sang in opera productions and was the music director of a Rodgers Forge church, died of an apparent heart attack Jan. 17. The Catonsville resident was 50.
His brother, Thomas Proveaux, said Mr. Weber collapsed at the wheel of his...
| Jun 11, 2014
Crossword: In the June 10 Calendar section, the daily crossword puzzle had an error in the clue for 45 Down. It should have said "Ballot box fillers?" not "Ballet box fillers?"
Mr. X: In the June 10 Business section, an article about Technicolor's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Cleveland Clinic
It's understandable when patients with multiple sclerosis focus only on treating symptoms and forget their bodies have other needs, but that's not the best course of action.
"A therapeutic approach that...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Phyllis Evelyn Ally, a retired medical office manager and hospital dietitian, died of heart failure Sunday at Saint Agnes Hospital. The Catonsville resident was 74.
Born Phyllis Evelyn in Barbados, West Indies, she was the daughter Malcolm Evelyn and...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
"At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation.
I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...