| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
In the early 20th century, a strict grandmother might have instructed her granddaughter not to play marbles with the boys.
She may have cited the root of her concern: It was not lady-like.
Such thought was typical for Charlotte Maguire's grandmother,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Orlando Repertory Theatre specializes in theater for children but "A Christmas Story: The Musical" is equally likely — perhaps more likely — to please young theatergoers' parents.
Adults of a certain age will be filled with nostalgia for the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A crossword puzzle about new Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Page 2 of Wednesday's Chicago Sports section lacked enough spaces for the correct answer of the 15 across clue. The answer to the question, "Maddon's nickname for his RV (2 words)," is "cousineddie."...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Richard C. Fox, former publisher of the Baltimore Business Journal who later worked in radio and TV ratings for Arbitron Inc., died of multiple myeloma Nov. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. He was 67.
"Richard was just a genuine nice guy who...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:42 PM
During nearly a century of life, Pauline Bower never stopped longing to learn.
Bower was taught how to drive on a Model T Ford in the late 1920s, and at age 98, after losing her sight, learned to voice-dial family members using Siri technology on an...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Karen Mecca, 68, wife and mother of wit and vivacity, died at her home in Corona del Mar. Mrs. Mecca was born Karen Sue Lubash in Trenton, N.J., and graduated in 1968 from what is now University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. She lived for 23...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 1:46 PM
•John, Newport News: My Dear "Feedback" folk: Difficult as it is, I will try to be civil about this. It is a ridiculous waste of space, and, moreover, a meaningless affront to us print subscribers to print so-called Facebook Feedback natterings in...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Virginia Constantine's father died when she was 11 at the start of the Great Depression, and her mother held her family of five together in their home on Greene Street in downtown Baltimore.
So it was not a foreign experience for Mrs. Constantine to do...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson.
A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
.@Jeopardy? For a "smart" show, you just got srsly stupid RT @DJRumspringa: ARE YOU SERIOUS @Jeopardy?? pic.twitter.com/LEZcSw8K5A #SexismIsUgly— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 29, 2014
What is a vacuum cleaner? What is Pilates? According...