| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Nova A. Scott, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who became the first African-American woman to serve on the Howard County Commission on Aging, died Wednesday of complications from an infection at Howard County General Hospital.
She was 86....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A fire at a home on Aldino Road Monday afternoon caused $75,000 in damage to the dwelling and its contents but did not injure anyone, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said.
Firefighters from several Harford County fire companies battled the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A firefighter was injured battling a two-alarm fire at a debris-filled, single-family home in Northwest Baltimore on Monday morning when he fell through a floor into the home’s basement, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Anne G. Karlsen, a registered nurse who had worked for the Baltimore County Health Department, died Jan. 25 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 86.
Anne Bradford Grafflin was born in Baltimore and spent her early years on Wilson Street in...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual Ham and Oyster Supper on March 16 from 1 to 5:30 p.m.
Supper will be served family-style. Carry outs are also available. The menu includes homemade cole slaw, potato salad, jello salad,...
| Jan 30, 2013
How often do we pass one of our Aberdeen public buildings with dates or messages stamped upon their exteriors? Do you wonder how, or why, they are part of the structure?
Probably the most obvious stamping is on the First National Bank building, built...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Franz Xavier Groll, a retired physician who lived and practiced on Eager Street in downtown Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood, died of pulmonary thrombosis April 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 95.
Born in Aalen in Germany, he was the son...
| Apr 20, 2013
The most famous, roof-rattling passage in Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" describes the "day of wrath" for the guilty as they face their eternal fate: "How great will be the terror when the Judge comes who will smash everything completely … Whatever...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:10 AM
A volunteer at a historic Harford County mill that once ground corn into meal is teaching today's visitors an old-fashioned craft of making dolls from cornhusks.
Many years ago, stone-ground corn meal was an integral part of a family's sustenance, and...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Stories from one of American history's most revered women, Clara Barton, filled the Fallston library April 11, when more than 50 people watched Mary Ann Jung portray Barton during a living history presentation that spanned Barton's brave life as a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Fifth-graders at Halstead Academy and Pleasant Plains Elementary School had the opportunity to participate in a DNA extraction of a strawberry as an extension to their wee beasties science unit. High school students from Randallstown High, Baltimore...