| May 29, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Frank B. Ober Jr., a farmer and World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at his Hope Hollow Farm.
He was 94.
The son of Frank B. Ober, a founding partner in the Baltimore law firm of what is now Ober|Kaler, and Margaret Rochester Ober, a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Eastern Shore's civil rights history is not a happy one. From the lynchings of the 1930s to the Cambridge riots of the 1960s, the Shore has struggled with race relations. Much of that is in the past — although perhaps not entirely.
In the late...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On Monday, Carroll County will mark its 146th annual observance of Memorial Day with a parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery.
The annual tradition was first organized by Mary Bostwick Shellman on May 30, 1868.
In past Eagle Archives...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:41 AM
We were doing a little early spring cleaning of our bookshelves the other day. Between some pages of a book was a clipping that we had saved. The subject of the article just happened to be something that we would like to share.
We wonder what is...
| Jan 11, 2013
No political party enjoys losing an election, but a healthy party reacts to defeat — after a suitable period of grieving — by trying to figure out what went wrong.
That's what Democrats did in the late 1980s after a string of failed...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Karen L. Sitnick's job is jobs — helping people find them.
As director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development in Baltimore, she oversees an effort that isn't simple, even in the best of times, as residents struggle to overcome education...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Historical Society of Carroll County will mark its annual celebration of the founding of Carroll County Saturday, Jan. 19, with a presentation on the letters and documents which shed additional light on the divided loyalties of the Shriver family...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Today, President Barack Obama announced his proposals to address gun violence in America. He was flanked by children who have written to him about their desire for change in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Conn., in which 27 people died, including 20...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." — Thomas Jefferson
My recent column on the challenges associated with the Social...
| Mar 22, 2013
'In the Heat of the Night'
Bowie Community Theatre presents a play based on John Ball's Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series of the same name through Saturday, March 30, at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Showtimes...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own lived experiences and our psychic realities, they also shape our lives.
— Maria Tatar
As the year ends, we might appreciate a bicentennial that, unlike some wars, has been...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:08 AM
As we transition from what has been a mild winter into spring, you are no doubt focused on yard maintenance and household cleanup. Old Town residents are fortunate to be able to avail themselves of many services provided by the city's Department of Public...