| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. has signed on as a sponsor of DreamIt Health Baltimore, a business accelerator backed by Johns Hopkins University and BioHealth Innovation Inc.
The accelerator gives startups $50,000 in seed funding, help gathering customers,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The first indication that KEYW Corp. takes a different approach to business is its name, an adaptation of the airport code for Key West. Then there are the patio furniture in meeting rooms, the parrot mascot and the Jimmy Buffett tune that plays when...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Allan Stover wasn't even in high school when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1953.
Despite his doctored birth certificate, he believes commanders could tell he was too young to enlist. Stover never admitted it — though he came close when a drill...
| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Capt. Thomas L. MacKenzie, a retired career Navy officer who was a staff member of the House Armed Services Committee, died Sept. 27 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Va., of complications from a fall. The Alexandria resident was 65.
The son of a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:35 PM
The Town of Sykesville has tried unsuccessfully to find an appropriate redevelopment plan for the 51-acre Warfield Complex off Route 32 since the property was deeded to the town from the state in 2001.
Although plans presented to the public Thursday...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Inside Melinda Byrd's Woodbine art studio hangs a pledge that she made to the community to be more environmentally friendly.
Part of the pledge is a commitment not to use any petroleum solvents for any of her projects.
"It was instilled within me as a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
A recent Fallston High School graduate is one of 24 winners in Northrop Grumman Corporation's 11th annual Engineering Scholars Program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The molten metal pouring from the foundry at Danko Arlington Inc. in Baltimore harks back to the early industrial era. But across the street in one of the company's other buildings, workers operate an X-ray machine, a laser probe and a 3D printer that...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:54 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park will use a $1.1 million grant from defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. to establish a new honors concentration in cybersecurity, school officials announced Monday.
With the program, which will accept its...