| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.
Not only should it not be built so close to their...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
John Franzone Jr., founder of a Hunt Valley plastics manufacturing company who combined his love of the outdoors with flying, died July 19 of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 93.
The son of parents from Italy and Scotland, John Franzone Jr. was...
| Jul 1, 2013
George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Pixelligent Technologies, a maker of miniscule crystal additives used in electronics and plastics products, said Friday it has raised more than $5.1 million in new funding from the Abell Foundation and others.
The funding will allow the Baltimore...
| Jul 24, 2010
Few architects and builders today are recommending trendy architectural elements to clients. Instead, house pros are mining the history of residential design to extract elements and styles that have worked and keep working, hoping to construct timeless...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Ken Beerbohm always wanted to be an artist.
With a visit to the large basement studio in his Long Reach home, filled with dozens of intricate and undoubtedly unique clay and wire sculptures, it would be easy for any art lover to believe he’s...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:22 PM
That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck......
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:50 PM
TACOMA, Wash. Don Engebretson's takes on both garden mythology and the peddlers of worthless products. His website, The Renegade Gardener (www.renegadegardener.com/), carries no advertising.
"I need to be free to state my opinions," said the Minnesota-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
JAMES CITY – Residents will be able to recycle all of their rigid plastics come July, including yogurt cups and grocery store clam shells, among others.
The news represents a reversal of the original contract with County Waste, which will begin...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A veteran soybean breeder says he and his peers are making progress on new high-oleic soybeans that will be popular for both food and nonfood uses.
We're going to put the high-oleic trait up and down the United States. It will be a better soybean,...
| Aug 29, 2013
Tens of thousands of volunteers in California gather regularly at local beach and coastal cleanups in an effort to reduce trash flows that contribute to the rising amount of marine debris. These efforts make a difference and help heighten civic...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
From coast to coast, politicians and pundits quickly grasped the irony when the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown landed Connecticut, the home and birthplace of the American firearms industry, at the center of a national...