February 13, 2013
Joseph Scott Vanarsdale, 7 pounds 7 ounces, was born to Missy and Jeremy Vanarsdale of Bel Air on Jan. 11 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Siblings are Katie and Jimmy Vanarsdale. Grandparents are Cathi and Jim Welk of Whiteford and Diane and Bill Vanarsdale of Bel Air.
October 23, 2012
Michael and Nicole Lawall, of Laurel, announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Marie Lawall, on Sept. 18, 2012, at 8:32 a.m. She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 1/2 inches long. Big brother Landon welcomed her with open arms. Maternal grandparents are Karen and Chris Walker, of Laurel. Paternal grandparents are Sue Mullinix, of Laurel, Chad Mullinix, of New Windsor and John Lawall Sr., of Elkridge.
October 18, 2012
A Pikesville man charged in his grandparents' death last month has been extradited and is being held in the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said. Matthew Charles Long, 31, was transported from Oklahoma Wednesday and is now being held without bail. He faces two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of his grandparents, Vaughn and Marjorie Pepper, on Sept. 10. Long was found unresponsive in a motel room on Sept. 11, near Route 40 in Weatherford, Okla., after he did not check out of the room, authorities there said.
October 12, 2012
Sahar Raza and Syed Moeed Hussain, of Laurel, announce the birth of their daughter, Syeda Mahrosh Hussain, on Sept. 17, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and joins her sister, Syeda Parizeh Hussain. Maternal grandparents are Tallat and Naeem Raza, of Laurel, and paternal grandparents are Fizza and Tahir Hussain, of Dubai, U.A.E.
September 30, 2012
A tweet this morning from @WoodenHorse Pub caught my eye: "Reader's Digest Association reportedly is almost out of cash & trying not to default. Downgraded by S & P this month. " To anyone growing up on the 1950s and 1960s, seeing that tweet is like reading that the Empire State Building is being demolished for scrap metal and landfill. The Digest was the voice and badge of God-fearing middle-class America, found in homes as frequently as the Bible. It was anti-Communist and anti-smoking.
September 14, 2012
The live-in grandson of a slain elderly couple from Pikesville has been named a suspect after Baltimore County detectives located the 31-year-old in Oklahoma. Police said Matthew Long lived with his grandparents, Vaughn and Marjorie Pepper, who were found dead Monday in their Sudbrook Park home. Authorities in Oklahoma alerted Baltimore County homicide detectives when Long was found in need of medical treatment. Baltimore County police had issued a missing-person alert on Long, which prompted Oklahoma authorities to contact Baltimore County.