| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:15 PM
I just about spit out my coffee Sunday morning when I read that you are going to start charging for access to the online version of The Sun. The Sun website is the worst website I have ever tried to use.
Have you ever looked at the Washington Post or the...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
It was standard holiday fare Thursday night when local leaders past and present gathered for the Greater Towson Council of Community Association's holiday party at Towson's Aigburth Vale, save for one desert:
An ice cream cake that read "One Last...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:26 AM
Duane Allan Henry, a colorful former newspaperman and advertising agency owner who played a pivotal role in getting Havre de Grace recognized as the "Decoy Capital of the World," died Dec. 14 of heart failure at the Veterans Medical Center at Perry Point....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Joan B. Walters, a former Baltimore Sun editorial assistant who earlier had worked in the newspaper's library, died New Year's Day of heart failure at her Rosedale home.
She was 62.
Joan Barnes was born in Baltimore and raised in Turners Station. She...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Doonesbury fans may have a hard time finding their favorite strip this week, as some newspapers shy away from Garry Trudeau's hard-edged lampooning of a Texas abortion law.
In a week-long series, Trudeau takes direct aim at the law, which requires...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 78.
In her more than two-...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Attorneys representing one of the two abortion doctors facing murder charges under Maryland's fetal homicide law want Cecil County's top prosecutor and Elkton's police chief held in contempt, saying they broke the law by discussing sealed indictments in...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Herbert L. "Herb" Thompson, former Associated Press Annapolis bureau chief who later served as press secretary to Spiro T. Agnew during his years as governor and later vice president, died May 30 of pneumonia at a retirement community in State College,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:33 PM
In an uncharacteristic burst of giddy optimism, I posted yesterday about my confidence that The Baltimore Sun, marking its 175th anniversary this year, will survive in some form to its bicentennial.
A couple of comments from readers reminded me what will...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Your announcement that former Gov.Robert L. Ehrlichwill contribute a regular op-ed column for The Baltimore Sun is good news indeed. It is in fact a win-win-win proposition for the ex-Governor, the newspaper and your readers.
This change represents a...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Walter Focke Herman, the former real estate editor of the old News American, who had earlier been a Baltimore Sun sports writer, died of multiple organ failure March 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Roland Park resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore and...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...