| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Since the Community Sports Hall of Fame began, two of the founding members of the Kangaroo Kids — Don Disney and Jim McCleary — have been inducted.
But anyone familiar with the Kangaroo Kids, or jumping rope in general, knows that there has...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Jim Johnson's baseball dreams were born just off the banks of the Susquehanna River in the quaint upstate New York town of Endicott. The river flowed just past the left-field line of his high-school baseball field. With a population of about 13,000, it'...
| 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...