| May 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Jerry R. Engelman, a retired real estate broker who specialized in ground rents, died May 8 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 70.
The son of Paul Engelman, a real estate broker, and Doris Engelman, a homemaker, Jerry Ronald Engelman was...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A year ago, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. sat in his room at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, surrounded by racing mementos, and pondered a reporter's question: How could a jockey who's broken nearly every bone in his body have the gumption to win a record...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65.
Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Maryland sensation Ben's Cat will attempt to become the seventh Maryland-bred to reach the $2 million earnings mark when the King Leatherbury homebred competes in the Grade 3, $300,000 Jaipur Invitational at Belmont Park next Saturday. A first- or second-...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:06 AM
The past few days' deluge brought April 2014 within a 10th of an inch of setting a record for "April showers" in Baltimore.
The rainfall tally reached 8.6 inches at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, just shy of a record of 8....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Martha E. Roach, a retired seamstress and teacher's assistant who was a Sharp Leadenhall community activist, died of pneumonia Saturday at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90 and had lived in South Baltimore.
Born Martha Eleanor Tilghman in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Barbra Katz Rosenberg from Baltimore, a frequent contributor to this column, was seeking the recipe for the sticky buns that were served in the cafeterias at many Baltimore City schools back in the '60s. She said before her family moved to Baltimore...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Abraham "Al" Baitch, a musician recalled as one of Baltimore's finest saxophone players, died March 24 at Northwest Hospital after suffering a fall. The Pikesville resident was 89.
During his 70 years in the local entertainment scene, Mr. Baitch was a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Members of the Jewish community gathered in a parking lot at Pimlico Race Course on Monday morning and tossed leavened leftovers into more than two dozen incinerating barrels, burning to a crisp items including slices of pizza and boxes of Cheerios....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...