| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Patricia H. Grymes, a homemaker and an avid Chesapeake Bay sailor, died Dec. 11 of cancer at her Towson home. She was 85.
The daughter of Urban Smith Holden, a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad civil engineer, and Dorothea Boyer Holden, a homemaker, the former...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Jane Austen was born on this day in 1775. Happy 238th birthday, Jane Austen!
Austen, of course, was the author of novels that have endured and delighted for centuries. Her biggest hits are "Pride and Prejudice," "Emma" and "Sense and Sensibility" --...
| Dec 20, 2013
Garden Club Events
The Wallingford Garden Club meets Jan. 7, 11:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 23 S. Main St. Sally Brockett will speak about Bluebirds and Walter Brockett will bring bluebird boxes. The meeting is open to the public for a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Frances B. Hale, the kind-hearted secretary at the Church of the Redeemer Parish Day School whose duties ranged from planning school activities to listening to students and comforting them, died Dec. 4 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Uh, oh, dear readers,
It's Friday the 13th. Beware of black cats, broken mirrors and traversing under ladders!
December is National Tie Month. Could a tie be lurking in the birthday gifts of: Ella Renee Stratton (Dec. 6); Makayla Hopps (Dec. 9);...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Gertrude Chapman Krull
Gertrude Chapman Krull died peacefully in Enloe Hospital on 11/12/13. She was 101 years old. Gertie was born on September 3rd 1912 in Greeley, Colorado to George Lincoln and Mary Josephine (Minor) Chapman. Gertrude had an older...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Charles Dickens is dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker and the chief mourner. Old Dickens is as dead as a door-nail.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Paul Nelis, a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park, has a story about the unflappability and gift for engaging youth of John Bicknell, the church's choirmaster and organist, who will be honored on Sept. 29 for 40 years with the church....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Downers Grove police are searching for a man who brandished a firearm as he tried to rob someone near a church this morning.
The attempted robbery occurred just before 8:30 a.m., near Saratoga Avenue and Franklin Street, according to a release from...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Radio advertisements praising Maryland's new gun law will begin airing in the Baltimore area this week, advocates said, and two prominent area Democrats will lend their voices to supporting the campaign.
House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Baltimore...