| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Baltimore's Board of Estimates rejected Wednesday a $7.4 million contract with IBM for a new phone system that has been at the center of a City Hall turf war — a dispute that city officials said they would have to resolve before they could move...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Richard Nash Jr., a retired businessman and avid boater, died Jan. 11 of pneumonia and heart failure at his winter home in Naples, Fla.
The Towson resident was 82.
The son of an IBM manager and a homemaker, Mr. Nash was born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The Gallaghers still miss Betty White and wistfully recall how much the Silkie loved to be held.
The hen, who was named after the 90-year-old celebrity because she was "ditsy and really out there" like many of the actress' TV characters, was killed by...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Masters golf tournament, held annually at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, is on a collision course with reality.
Here's the dilemma: The tradition-rich club is, and always has been, a men-only venue. One of their three main sponsors, IBM,...
| Dec 29, 2011
North Calvert Street
2800 block at 12:01 a.m. Dec. 20. front door kicked in attempted break-in.
800 block, between 7:45 a.m. and 10:15 p.m. Dec. 20. 42-inch Vizio TV, jewelry Ugg boots stolen from residence. Entry gained through front...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Jeanne Kozlowski dances for her husband.
After a 15-year battle with Alzheimer's disease, Craig Kozlowski passed away in October 2011. When Kozlowski dances in the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Maryland's Memory Ball April 14, she said, it'll be...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Winifred "Wink" Jonas of Webster Village near Havre de Grace has the distinction of being the first mathematician at Aberdeen Proving Ground to work with the world's first practical computer.
In recognition of her accomplishments and her contributions to...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:17 AM
In his Sept. 8 speech on jobs, President Barack Obama repeated the conventional wisdom that small businesses create most new jobs. Like a lot of conventional wisdom, this does not fully capture the real dynamics of the situation. A 2010 article...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Comptroller Joan Pratt sent a series of public information act requests to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration this week seeking records related to a controversial deal to purchase high-tech phones and related equipment.
Pratt says that...
| Sep 3, 2012
For more than 75 years, American workers have had legal rights to work together to improve their jobs and their workplaces. But the effectiveness of these rights has diminished over the past 30 years, and now it's questionable whether they're meaningful...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Bob Pollokoff walked into a hobby store nearly 12 years ago, came across some model airplanes and began talking about them with some of the customers in the store.
The men told about an annual event for remote control model airplanes at Southwest Area...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Wedding day: Sept. 7, 2012
The bride: Kristin Dear Sharp, 33, grew up in Catonsville. She works as a bartender at Hamilton Tavern and Annabel Lee Tavern in Baltimore. Her mother, Linda Dear, is a real estate agent, and her father, Robert Dear, is a...