| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Paul F. Spigelmire, a Lutherville real estate agent, died June 16 of an apparent heart attack while vacationing in Indonesia. He was 61.
Mr. Spigelmire, who was visiting a daughter who is a Foreign Service officer, was snorkeling off the shores of Dili,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Dr. Vernon F. Ottenritter, a retired Baltimore dentist and World War II veteran, died Monday at his Timonium home from complications of a fall. He was 87.
Vernon Francis Ottenritter was born in Baltimore and raised on Springfield Avenue in the city's Pen...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution.
Candida Moss, who is...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Dr. Richard J. Bouchard, a retired cardiologist who played an instrumental role in the establishment of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at St. Agnes Hospital, died Saturday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian-Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian-Americans converted en masse to the Republican Party, but the challenge...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Helen M. Finnegan, a homemaker and former Hutzler's department store sales associate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 93.
The daughter of a cabinetmaker and a homemaker, Helen...
| Dec 14, 2012
Sunday, Dec. 16
'Amazing Nativity' This gospel musical, based on Langston Hughes' "Black Nativity," takes place at 7 p.m. at Celebration Church, 6080 Foreland Garth in Columbia. The musical is the retelling of the birth of Jesus Christ, featuring...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood.
The former Timonium...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The wait is over for Pope Benedict XVI's many Twitter followers, and they have been quick to respond to the much anticipated first tweet from his personal account Wednesday morning.
Using the handle @Pontifex -- meaning "bridge builder" in Latin -- he...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:54 AM
December may have only been two days old, but the nearly 300 people who filled ShoreLife Church's sanctuary Sunday evening were reminded why the church celebrates the Christmas season.
The message wasn't delivered by the pastor but by 34 children,...