| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Olan R. Shively, a retired mechanical engineer who collected vintage Plymouth automobiles, died Sept. 19 of liver cancer at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley.
The former longtime Millersville resident was 88.
The son of a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Several of the Orioles' top prospects — including Jonathan Schoop, Eduardo Rodriguez and Henry Urrutia — will be playing this offseason in the Arizona Fall League, which begins play Tuesday.
The Orioles prospects will play for the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:48 AM
A variety of factors are driving gasoline prices down across the state this week — and now the federal shutdown could mean even more relief at the pump.
Gas prices have been falling for weeks throughout the region and state, to an average of $3.34...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:10 AM
With the way the critters have taken up residence in many parts of Harford County in recent years, you may have noticed an increase in deer activity either on your property or on the area roadways. But this time of year, however, is the beginning of the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The three-day strike that paralyzed the port of Baltimore is over — for now.
Striking longshoremen agreed late Friday to resume working on the docks during a 90-day "cooling-off period" while negotiations continue on a new local contract.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:44 AM
For the fourth straight year, Americans will wake up on New Year's Day to record high gas prices — but don't take that as an indicator of how the new year will play out at the pump.
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, national gas prices are expected...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
After reading the recent investigation into parking violations in Baltimore City ("Parking violations bring in $13.5M for Baltimore City," Dec. 21), I thought I would share my story on the issue.
On Oct. 25, I was hurrying to class when I noticed a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Members of a local longshoremen union that went on strike in October, crippling the port of Baltimore for three days, will meet Monday to discuss a new contract offer from the port's employers.
The deadline for a new deal between the International...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Members of a local longshoremen union "resoundingly rejected" what has been described as a "best and final" contract offer from employers at the port of Baltimore on Monday night, according to the union president.
The International Longshoremen's...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Shippers already have begun diverting cargo from the port of Baltimore because of uncertainty about the ongoing labor contract standoff with the largest dockworkers union.
The port is losing shipments despite assurances from labor and management...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:06 AM
As I was driving to work today, I found myself behind a fellow motorist, another middle-aged white guy with eyeglasses, both of us driving General Motors products. His Lumina displayed his allegiances with bumper stickers, two of which caught my eye: "I...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Maryland has repeatedly shown leadership on climate change and the clean-energy solutions that will both tackle the problem and provide economic growth. In order to continue this leadership, Maryland faces an important choice: whether to take another step...