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  • Howard County Courthouse's temporary move postponed

    Back in the summer, plans were made for Howard County Courthouse offices and operations to temporarily relocate while the 170-year-old building was renovated. They were supposed to move around Labor Day. But nobody has budged yet. Telephone and security...
  • Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor

    Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor
    Back in 2000, when he was a shy and portly 8-year-old, John Boias had a grown-up-sized dilemma. There he was in the family townhome one day, sweltering on a summer afternoon, when the strains of "Send in the Clowns" came wafting through the windows....
  • Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis

    Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis
    A man told Annapolis police he was riding his bicycle on Sunday on Calvert Street near Rowe Boulevard when four or five men approached him and one knocked him off his bicycle. The bicyclist told police that around 2:30 a.m. an assailant in a group of...
  • Unemployment rate continues to inch upward in Maryland

    Maryland's unemployment rate in September continued to inch upward for the fourth straight month, according to U.S. Labor Department data released Friday. But economists saw positive signs in the fact that more people reported that they were in the...
  • Can consumers outraged by outages be compensated for woes?

    Cathy Pelekakis, who was without power for six days after the June derecho, quickly made a few calls to complain: to her state representative, the Baltimore County executive and the Maryland Public Service Commission. Next on her list: a letter to...
  • New 667 area code: For phone nostalgist, another wrong number

    New 667 area code: For phone nostalgist, another wrong number
    My family had scarcely moved into our northwest Baltimore City home forty-some years ago when C+P Telephone decreed our 358 (FLeetwood 8) phone number would be changed to a number bearing a brand new, 578 exchange. Much worse than the impossibility of...
  • Gilman football opener against Archbishop Moeller to be televised

    Gilman football opener against Archbishop Moeller to be televised
    Gilman's season-opening football game against Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio) on Sunday, August 26, will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed live on ESPN3 as part of the third annual ESPN High School Football Kickoff. Game time is 7 p.m. The...
  • Road closures, detours planned in Hunt Valley for Susan G. Komen race Sunday

    The 2011 Komen Maryland Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning from the Executive Plaza parking lots, across Shawan Road from Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 11350 McCormick Road. The race offers a 5k competitive run, a 5k recreational run,...
  • In Baltimore area, churches' bell towers also cell towers

    In Baltimore area, churches' bell towers also cell towers
    The stone marker in Catonsville Presbyterian Church's steeple tower is dated 1921, dedicated "to the Glory of God." Next to it is a black ladder with caution signs tied to its rungs, warning of radio frequency fields in the narrow space above. In the...
  • Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'

    Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'
    Two area Maryland performers made it to theĀ final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor." They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie. Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...
  • Conaway battles to keep her seat

    Conaway battles to keep her seat
    Belinda Conaway, a two-term city councilwoman, chair of the powerful budget committee and daughter of a prominent West Baltimore political family, does not fit most definitions of a political outsider. But after losing the Democratic primary to a...
  • Old Town Laurel: Hats off to 2 retiring educators

    Two Old Town neighbors retired at the end of this school year after lengthy careers in education: Holly Hoglund and Susan Hayes. After completing her studies, Holly, a Laurel Avenue resident, first accepted a job at the Maryland School for the Deaf in...