| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, a former longtime city public schools music teacher and a renowned church organist and choir director, died Oct. 9 at her daughter's Catonsville home of congestive heart failure. She was 102.
"I call her the Music Matriarch...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:22 PM
HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher.
After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Fulfilling a promise he made to hundreds of activists the night before, Cornel West on Monday did exactly what he came to Ferguson to do: He got arrested.
The activist and academic was among a crowd of dozens of clergy and other demonstrators who...
| Oct 14, 2014
About 10 dogs and their owners joined clergy representing several local churches for a recent blessing of the animals in Lake Ellyn Park.
Judy Chesney, of Glendale Heights, brought her 12-year-old German Shepherd mix, a rescue named Jessie, to the...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:53 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia — stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week not to take up the matter — questions arise for gay and lesbian couples considering tying the knot.
Can we get...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:33 AM
NEW LONDON — The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is buying the Tiffany window "Come Unto Me," installed above the pulpit in the city's All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church 90 years ago.
The museum plans to add it to its collection of Tiffany vases,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Carl E. Hessler, a licensed professional engineer who was the former owner of Eastern Sales & Engineering Co., died Sept. 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a stroke. The Mercy Ridge resident was 96.
The son of Edwin Hessler, a tavern...
| Oct 6, 2014
Joel G. Hill, who had taught at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was active in Episcopal affairs, died Sept. 18 at her Westminster, Vt., home of cancer.
The former Hagerstown resident was 78.
The daughter of Van...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Elizabeth E. "Libby" Chapman, a homemaker and former longtime Roland Park resident, died Sept. 23 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson of complications from dementia. She was 100.
The daughter of Swepson Earle, author of "Chesapeake Bay...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:31 PM
CANTON — Charity drives that help the town's needier residents during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are ready to start operating.
The town's senior and social services department said it will be connecting needy families with sponsors who...