| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Jim Donaldson is 38 years old, the separated single father to 8-year-old Jacob and “5-going-on-35”-year-old Lily. Until recently, he had a good job with a large oil company. But when his son got croup that developed into pneumonia three...
| 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 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
•St. Alban's Episcopal Church will hold a holiday bazaar and turkey dinner from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at 105 1st Ave. in Glen Burnie. The event will include handmade ornaments, baked goods, aprons and other crafts....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, as you are no doubt aware, opens Friday night with a splashy Broward Center affair attended by a famous face, Jason Alexander. This being the 29th annual edition of FLIFF, you know the drill.
| 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 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 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
When the full-size Pennsylvania Sinfonia chamber orchestra is too big and the Valley Vivaldi ensemble too small, the Sinfonia Virtuosi is just right.
That configuration of about 20 musicians, introduced last year, opens the Sinfonia's 2014-2015 season...