| Jun 15, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Cancer survivors were saluted and applauded on Friday as they took a victory lap at Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown.
It’s a tradition at the annual Relay for Life, an affirmation that cancer can be beaten.
Phyllis and Bernard Keating of...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Over the past decade, Maryland has gradually raised its tax on cigarettes to the current $2 per pack, and the results have been striking. Fewer people smoke cigarettes today than before the tax was implemented, and that's particularly true among high...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Your recent editorial endorsed a tax increase on tobacco products other than cigarettes, but it was based on some sweeping statements that are not scientifically accurate or credible ("The 'other' tobacco tax," Jan 20).
You stated: "Tobacco is linked...
| Jan 26, 2012
Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on.
"I'll pay for the seats," he...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Judge Francis Miller Arnold, who had a first career as an employee relations director and later became a lawyer and then a judge of the District Court and the Circuit Court, died Wednesday of esophageal cancer at his Westminster home.
He was 83....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:41 AM
The Ripley's Believe It or Not museum on International Drive will take part in a global observance of World Sword Swallowers Day on Feb. 25.
Dan Meyer and Will Rotten will perform a free sword-swallowing show at Orlando's Odditorium. Their show will...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr., who served both as a district judge and a circuit judge for Baltimore County, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The former longtime Lutherville resident was 83.
"He had great insight as to...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:42 PM
After her husband died in 1999, Sandy Norris began fixing up his 1951 Ford Convertible.
She fixed the engine and painted the exterior Georgia peach.
“I didn't have any choice,” she said Saturday afternoon at Glendale's 19th annual Cruise...
| Feb 6, 2012
Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct when Yuri Rasovsky launched the National Radio Theater of Chicago in the early 1970s, and he emerged as a major voice in its revival.
One of his first productions was a radio adaptation of the 1920 silent...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Phoenix, Ariz.: Dixie Schumacher was born on June 26, 1963, in Eureka to Elaine and Lawrence Schumacher. She departed this life on Wednesday July 4, 2012, at the hospice of Arizona due to esophageal cancer.
Dixie graduated from Eureka high school in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM