| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Yaakov Bar Am is a busy man.
The 48-year-old Verizon analyst is also a well-known woodworker, a custom furniture maker and owner of two online businesses, Kaplan's Books and Furniture, and Furniture By Yaakov.
He's also an Orthodox Jew and the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city.
The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart.
"It all comes down to self-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:27 PM
A country legend is coming to Port Deposit this weekend, along with a free food and wine festival.
George Jones will be performing at the Cecil County Food and Wine Festival at Marina Park on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m.
Starting the day of live...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Maryland succeeded in raising $84 million to invest in promising technology companies across the state via a novel online auction of tax credits, officials announced Thursday.
The InvestMaryland plan, a cornerstone of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:26 AM
One can scarcely blame officials at the Maryland State Lottery Agency for showing interest in the potential revenue that could be generated by selling their traditional products online. Agency employees are paid to look for ways to maximize lottery...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts.
Which retailers provide the speediest returns?
STELLAService, which rates the customer service...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:03 PM
As the Ravens drove toward the playoffs, Barbra Skarzynski wanted to buy her son a team jersey as a Christmas gift. She searched Google for Lardarius Webb gear, quickly found a site that billed itself as an official store of the Ravens, and bought a...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:18 AM
For millions of years, crabs have been scuttling about the bottom of the world's oceans and bays, but few regions have embraced the mean-spirited, omnivorous crustacean with as much vigor as we have here in Maryland.
When I moved here from the Midwest...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Teachers, local elected officials, affluent Marylanders and health care providers are among those likely to be aggrieved Wednesday when Gov. Martin O'Malley releases his budget for next year.
As part of a plan to address Maryland's $1 billion budget...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:47 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies with rain developing later and a high temperature around 50 degrees. It is expected to be rainy tonight with the temperature rising to around 54 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's...