| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A memorial service for producer Robert Halmi Sr. will be held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 8 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Manhattan.
The prolific showman, who spearheaded more than 200 TV movies and miniseries during his long career in showbiz, died...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:02 PM
The police shooting of Michael Brown was the spark.
But the tinder fueling the anger and resentment that has exploded in Ferguson has been building for decades.
The town has seen many middle-class homeowners who eagerly moved to St. Louis' northern...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer:
John Edward Donmoyer, 75, of Allentown passed away August 16, 2014 at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Campus. He was the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86.
The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Ten Years Ago
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Crescenta Valley station announced that in the fall of 2004 it would be holding a “Clergy Academy” to give area pastors insight into law enforcement and to apprise them of resources...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:46 PM
If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was an ardent conservationist and outdoorsman, died Aug. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease at the Fairhaven...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Scott Lasky taught himself how to build a website so that the church he belongs to could be online. That’s what you do when you’re a large, networked organization: You have a website and you get on the Internet like everyone else.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Born and raised in Oswego, New York, Kay Chatterton earned her teaching credential from Oswego Normal School (now State University of New York). She worked at Ethical Culture in New York City prior to her marriage to Walter Hunt in 1949, when the couple...
| Aug 15, 2014
With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Sculptures that explore questions of environmental sustainability (and purify water), works inspired by graphic design, art about cats and a benefit show for a church that was at the heart of the Chicano movement. It's all in the Datebook: