RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

New Year's Day

A collection of news and information related to New Year's Day published by this site and its partners.

Top New Year's Day Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • Taking a hike to kick off the new year

    Taking a hike to kick off the new year
    Debbie Lamperti and Lorna Patrick of New Market decided to observe the new year from one of their favorite places — a hiking trail. They were in good company. Thousands were expected to join in on "First Day Hikes" across the country Wednesday, the...
  • Ron Spencer, 67, artist

    Ron Spencer, 67, artist
    Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67. Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
  • Havre de Grace drops duck, welcomes 2014

    Havre de Grace drops duck, welcomes 2014
    The skies over Havre de Grace were joyously bright for the first minutes of 2014 as one fireworks after another went off over families gathered on the campus of Havre de Grace Middle School. The families came from throughout Harford County for the city'...
  • Cleansing foods to ring in the new year

    Cleansing foods to ring in the new year
    The season from Halloween to New Year's is the most wonderful time of the year for cooking and eating food. The problem with the holidays is that consuming desserts, starchy sides, fatty meats and gallons of various alcoholic beverages can wreak havoc...
  • Obamacare mandate doesn't violate nuns' rights [Editorial]

    Obamacare mandate doesn't violate nuns' rights [Editorial]
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a reasonable decision when, on New Year's Eve, she temporarily blocked implementation of the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate in a case brought by a religious order of nuns that operates homes...
  • Police identify father, son killed in Southwest Baltimore

    Police identify father, son killed in Southwest Baltimore
    The father and son who were fatally shot on New Year's Day in Southwest Baltimore were pronounced dead 15 minutes apart, police said. The men were identified as Frank Anthony Turner, 48, and Anthony Dionne Turner, 21, both of the 1500 block of Shields...
  • Harford's first baby of 2014 delivered to Bel Air couple

    Harford's first baby of 2014 delivered to Bel Air couple
    Harford County's first baby of 2014 arrived on New Year's Day, but she was a long time coming for her Bel Air parents. Victoria Marie was 12 days "late" when she was born at 1 a.m. on Jan. 1, delivered at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air to...
  • Mother who left child at casino makes bail

    Mother who left child at casino makes bail
    A Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a vehicle for 8 1/2 while she was inside Maryland Live casino has posted bail, according to court records. Alicia D. Brown, 24, was arrested at the casino on New Year's Eve and charged...
  • World Languages Cafe in Columbia helps improve fluency in other tongues

    At a crowded table in the cafe room at the Wegman's in Columbia, Ekaterina Pyankova greets people with the Russian word for hello: "privet." A few feet away, Nadja Todt offers a German greeting: "Hallo." And in the center of the room, Girija...
  • Parking ticket run-around [Letter]

    Parking ticket run-around [Letter]
    After reading the recent investigation into parking violations in Baltimore City ("Parking violations bring in $13.5M for Baltimore City," Dec. 21), I thought I would share my story on the issue. On Oct. 25, I was hurrying to class when I noticed a...
  • Police identify two East Baltimore murder victims

    Police identify two East Baltimore murder victims
    Baltimore police identified the victims of a Thursday night shooting in East Baltimore as two men from Northwest Baltimore, both of whom are expected to be added to a growing homicide tally four days into the new year. Police said the victims were Daries...
  • Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]

    Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]
    On Jan. 1 of this year, over 2.5 million low-paid workers throughout the country got a raise. Unfortunately, none of these workers lives in Maryland. Thanks to minimum wage increases that took effect on New Year's Day in 13 states, including Arizona,...