| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88.
The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Disillusionment with Washington has rarely run higher. Congress is unable to act even in areas where there is widespread agreement that measures are necessary, such as immigration, infrastructure spending and business tax reform.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 1:21 PM
In Barry Kirsch's photograph, his subject regards the camera with a soldier's eyes weary from the horrors of war. The dirt on his face speaks of long hours crouched in the jungles of Vietnam. Just under that dirt: the face of a 10-year-old child.
| Aug 4, 2014
Alexander T. Georgas taught industrial arts for 33 years at Fenton High School and also oversaw the Bensenville school's diversified occupation program, which combined classroom teaching with on-the-job, vocational experience.
"He bestowed so much...
| Aug 6, 2014
Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about.
Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
| Jul 29, 2014
We just had a birthday. Our 313th. It was a bit of a big deal here, but I am guessing it makes no sense to you. Many things from Detroit do not.
So let me explain. Our 313th was significant because 313 is our area code. Yes. Our area...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt's tale about becoming Hollywood screenwriters could be a feature-length script.
He worked as vice president of a financial services firm in suburban Philadelphia, locating missing heirs and lost shareholders for...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The front-page article "More of life within reach" in Saturday's Sentinel featuring Alex Pring, the 6-year old with a new "bionic" hand and arm, was the most uplifting story I've read in a long time.
Not only did Albert Manero and his fellow students at...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...