| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The public is invited to attend a memorial service Jan. 17 for WBAL's Ron Smith, Baltimore radio's longtime "Voice of Reason," who died of pancreatic cancer Dec. 19.
The service, to be held at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium, will include...
| Jan 10, 2012
Every Sunday during football season, five neighbors in Woodberry gather at Josh and Valerie Griffin's house to watch their beloved Baltimore Ravens on television.
Lately, the neighbors — Nick Schauman, the Griffins and Jason and Marcy Daly —...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Marianne Banister, one-half of the longest running anchor team in Baltimore television, is leaving WBAL-TV after more than 15 years as co-anchor of the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts at the top-ranked station.
Her last day at the station will be Wednesday, WBAL...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:20 PM
Marianne Banister's farewell from Baltimore television after more than 15 years of co-anchoring the 6 and 11 p.m. news at WBAL-TV was an unusually modest and subdued one.
Unlike the farewells for Sally Thorner at WJZ and Mary Beth Marsden at WMAR in...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Now that the start of the new school year is looming on the not-too-distant horizon, perhaps Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston and his staff at Greenwood can answer a few "old business" questions remaining from last year.
On the issue of...
| Jul 31, 2011
The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore.
In the past year and...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:06 AM
Nothing is a bigger TV draw in the Baltimore area than Ravens football, and this year the team is announcing more and bigger media partnerships than ever with broadcast, cable and radio outlets.
Here's the release, and it includes the answer to just...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States.
But asked to cite her favorite travel...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:56 AM
WBAL-TV likes what it sees from the early returns on "Ellen" as its replacement at 4 p.m. for "Oprah."
Monday's premiere opened 64 percent higher than the premiere of the last season on "Oprah" in September 2010.
Perhaps, most impressive is that "Ellen"...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:48 AM
A sexual encounter involving a girl and several members of a Baltimore County junior varsity boys football team has led to the cancellation of the team's Friday game and concern among parents, a school district official said Thursday.
The incident ...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Dick Smith, who was there when the place opened 31 years ago, was back at his piano bar in Phillips Seafood Sunday afternoon, the last day of business at Harborplace for the last of the original tenants. Smith played "As Time Goes By," and longtime...