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New Year's Day

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  • O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous

    O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous
    In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
  • Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'

    Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'
    A suspect on a "one-man crime spree" shot and killed a person Friday after a botched carjacking, authorities said, then took his life after drawing officers into an hours-long standoff at a Baltimore nonprofit. The morning incident, which closed roads...
  • Merry Christmas to all in Havre de Grace

    A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers. May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...
  • Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends

    Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends
    Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season. Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...
  • Police say 6-year-old left alone in van at Arundel Mills

    Police say 6-year-old left alone in van at Arundel Mills
    For the second time in three days, Anne Arundel County police say a child was left alone in a cold vehicle at the Arundel Mills complex in Hanover. Police say a man left his 6-year-old grandson in the mall parking lot near Best Buy on Thursday as snow...
  • Police officials before council after violent start to 2014

    Police officials before council after violent start to 2014
    Amid a bloody start to the New Year following a violent 2013, City Council members asked police leaders at a hearing Tuesday whether they've changed something for the worse. "Baltimore has come too far to let the violence of years past return," said...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
  • A new year's thought — renewing old friendships [Senioro Circles]

    This is the start of a New Year and I decided to write about renewing old acquaintances.  What brought this subject to mind is my renewal of friendship with a resident of Morningside Assisted Living in Laurel, where I do a book club every two weeks.  I...
  • Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike

    Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike
    Looking to get the new year off on the right foot? Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society....
  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28
    Dec. 24, 2000: New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde passes for 481 yards, but the Ravens triumph, 34-20, before an announced 69,184 at PSINet Stadium. It's the seventh straight win for the playoff-bound Ravens (12-4), who intercept three passes...
  • Dazzle Dash set to open Symphony of Lights Saturday

    Dazzle Dash set to open Symphony of Lights Saturday
    The 20th annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive-through more than 70 holiday light displays in Symphony Woods in Columbia, will open Monday, Nov. 25, and continue through Jan. 5. The 1.4-mile drive will be open from 6 to 10 nightly, except on Dec....
  • Friends and strangers

    Friends and strangers
    I didn't intend to throw a "Risky Business"-style New Year's blowout at my parents' house to ring in the year 1996. It just happened. A lot of things just happen when you are 19 and a sophomore in college; at least that's how it felt to me. I was home...