| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Saint Agnes Hospital and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation said Friday that they have raised $1.4 million to renovate the baseball field of the former Cardinal Gibbons School, preserving a site where Babe Ruth once played.
The hospital, meanwhile, is...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Anne Arundel County police are investigating sexual abuse allegations by a former student at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday.
In a letter posted on the archdiocese website and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Recession being the bane of piano retailers, it seems wholly remarkable that Harry Cohen and his son, Lou, decided to start selling Baldwins and Wurlitzers in 1937 — the year the economy relapsed toward the end of the Great Depression.
| May 2, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty.
Unless the law is overturned in a...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will sign legislation Thursday morning abolishing capital punishment in Maryland -- a goal of his since he took office in 2007.
The governor's approval will make Maryland the 18th state to repeal the death penalty. A throng of...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:38 PM
As many as 240 AmeriCorps members will relocate to East Baltimore's Graceland Park neighborhood in the coming months, as the domestic version of the Peace Corps establishes an urban campus, the first of its kind.
The classrooms at the former Sacred...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Oak Crest Village resident was 80.
"He was both my teacher and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character.
Then in early...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:03 AM
An early-morning fire on Saturday destroyed a maintenance building on the property of St. Joseph Church in Fullerton, according to church and county fire officials.
But church officials said the parish's celebration of Easter services on Sunday would...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Bishop Willard E. Saunders Jr. quieted his Cherry Hill sanctuary Sunday morning, signaling for the music and the hallelujahs to stop so his words would come across clearly.
"If something is perfect, it does not need changing," Saunders said, his image...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Rosella M. Beeler, a retired department store worker and homemaker, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Manor Care Health Services in Ruxton. The Campus Hills resident was 91.
Born Rosella Mary Fischer in Baltimore and raised on Kenwood Avenue in East Baltimore,...