| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday.
Anna Mayr, a May...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ellicott City’s Main Street has reopened, nearly four days after a CSX coal train derailed on the tracks located near Maryland Avenue and resulted in the deaths of two 19-year-old women.
"I really wanted to get the roads reopened to support...
| Feb 25, 2012
100 Years Ago
Gowns and frowns
In the "In Vogue" column of the Times:
"Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Last summer, when the paving trucks showed up, fans of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad deservedly got a little nervous. The object of their veneration is a sliver of railroad track that bisects North Charles Street in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:13 AM
100 Years Ago
A Serious Railroad Accident
"The passenger train that left Camden Station a few minutes before 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon for Frederick, Winchester and intermediate stations was derailed in Union Dam tunnel, two miles...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
A young woman who police said was trying to beat a train was taken to a Baltimore hospital Saturday after her car was hit.
Emergency services personnel responded to the Joppa railroad crossing for the accident, in which a train hit a car. No type of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The portion of Woodstock road closed due to a train derailment was reopened at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday, police spokesperson Mary T. Phelan said.
A CSX train hauling lumber partially derailed in Woodstock shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, causing...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A CSX Corp. train collided with a vehicle Wednesday in Rosedale, injuring the car's driver, shortly before the car on another CSX train derailed in Woodstock, according to CSX and fire officials.
The incidents were not related but occurred within minutes...
| May 1, 2012
| 9:18 AM
An unidentified man was struck and killed Tuesday morning by a southbound MARC train in the Rosedale area.
The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. just south of where the rail lines cross under I-695, Maryland Transit Administration officials said....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge.
Investigators said the town's uneven...