Category Archives: Our Dickeyvillians

Long-time villager, Jim Hawthorne, passes on January 26

NB: Post extracted from March 2019 TownCrier, written by Phoebe Hayes Dr. James (Jim) W. Hawthorne, was a retired clinical psychologist and long-time resident of Dickeyville. He was twice past president of the DCA. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Jim was known to all as

Village Legend, Sam McCready leaves huge gap

NB: Post extracted from TownCrier “The village mourns and celebrates another legend – our sweet, inspiring, and dearly cherished Sam McCready has passed.” From DCA President Chris Wharton. From his son, Richard McCready: “The world has lost an amazing man, a poet, a playwright, an

Villager, Don Langenberg, has passed on

NB: The following article is taken directly from the Baltimore Sun on February 12. Written by Frederick N. Rasmussen Donald N. Langenberg, who as chancellor elevated University System of Maryland to ‘national eminence,’ dies Donald N. Langenberg, a career academic who during 12 years as

A Grieving Village….

The most difficult column to write is that of the passing of our dear friend, Peter Auchincloss, beloved husband of Lisa, father of Sara and Gabby, grandfather of Hattie, and son of Barbara “BJ.”  A better way is to include a link to Peter’s obituary in

Three Village Writers Publish Books

This month there were three newly published books authored by Dickeyville residents! New StreetCar Book (with section on Dickeyville by Mike Blair) In Mike’s words: Last year I received a call from Bernie Sachs asking if I could provide any documentation and/or pictures of the StreetCars

Neighbors share sentiments about the village

… It’s the simple things we love….  Check out how a spontaneous question spurred an outpouring of Dickeyville love amongst neighbors. The following comments were added to a Facebook post between September 2016 – May 2017 by members in response to a question raised by

A nomad plants roots in Dickeyville – Deborah Plumstead

Our new neighbor Deborah, got an early start on a peripatetic lifestyle as her family followed her father’s career. First in the military, then in radio (he worked for WFBR when the station was home to the Orioles broadcasts).  They routinely changed residences from Germany

Welcome Mr Eclectic – Andrew Garinther

Andrew grew up as the oldest of four children in a large house in a wooded lot off Falls Road in Lutherville.  He was ready to move on to his own home last summer and clear that he wanted an old house with personality.  He

Three is a crowd…?

Not according to Becky and Mark McMillen who recently welcomed their third child, (sweet) Adeline. The new arrival was born on Jan 10, 2017 weighing in at 6 lb 4 oz.  At 6 weeks old, Addie is just getting adjusted to the basics of babyhood