| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church.
Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If Yevola Peters were ever in a tight spot, she hopes that someone would be willing to lend a hand.
That's why the 78-year-old Annapolis resident has devoted her life to advocating for at-risk families and children in the Annapolis area.
"We are our...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 38.
Born in Arlington Heights, Ill., Mr. Helfrich ...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal Oak, Michigan, she attended Albion College, became a Delta Zeta, and graduated with a degree in sociology six months after the attack...
| Jun 6, 2014
Vacation Bible School
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will hold "Gangway to Galilee: Amazing Grace Adventures" June 23-27 at 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road in Crownsville. Children in pre-kindergarten through the fifth grade are invited. For information...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:48 PM
If you think you can't get anywhere by going in circles, you haven't walked a labyrinth. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield claims to have opened Connecticut's first outdoor labyrinth in 1997. Now there are many of them scattered...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Park Avenue: A caller reported damage to lights and a plant in the 400 block at 9:39 a.m. Monday.
South Coast Highway: A caller reported a purse stolen in the 2900 block at 1:53 p.m. Monday.
Fourth Avenue and Coast Highway: A caller reported women...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Yerby R. Holman, a retired Western Maryland Railway executive and World War II veteran who had been active in civic and church affairs, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community. He was 98.
The son of Yerby R....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On Sunday, Baltimore Rowing Club Director of Youth Rowing Judd Anderson stood up during the service at his church to give an announcement.
But while he began to share the news that 17 of his rowers will attend this weekend's USRowing Youth National...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:40 AM
J. Edgar Thomson “JET” Rutter II departed to see the Lord on May 31, 2014, at age 83, after a short bout with cancer (it seemed longer.) J.E.T. Rutter was born in what he liked to call “The People’s Republic of Santa Monica,&...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...