| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The daily parsing by The Sun of every aspect of Attorney General Doug Gansler's recent troubles since the story broke about a teen party he attended in Delaware has been relentless and tiresome, and you outdid your editorial selves by even publishing a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:48 PM
On the job as a member of the Coast Guard, Ryan Kazmarek said he learned responsibility and discipline. But when he was off duty, the Dundalk man struggled with a "work hard, party hard lifestyle" that led him to alcoholism and — after he left the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
"Roulette," a psycho-thriller by Maryland native Erik Kristopher Myers, will be sure to leave you feeling tense and on-edge.
Myers' film is no fantasy world. He takes real life situations and throws them at his audience – raw and uncensored...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode,...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you."
She told Montgomery County...
| Aug 17, 2013
For acclaimed mystery novelist Martha Grimes, the witches' caldron that nearly proved her undoing didn't contain the usual eye of newt and toe of frog.
Instead, it held 10 parts gin or sometimes vodka, a splash of vermouth, lemon peel, olive and onion....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Part of alcoholism is denying that you have a problem. And many people can't shake their alcohol dependency without help from others. These are not idle speculations but well-developed medical facts drawn from centuries of human experience.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Among the many laws that went into effect Tuesday was one making more strict a prohibition against the use of hand held cell phones by people who are driving.
Though texting while driving and using a hand held cell phone while driving already had been...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding.
Under the Harford County Charter, the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Engineers working on the site plan for a new facility for the Harford County Humane Society it Fallston expect final county approval following a short hearing Wednesday before the county's Development Advisory Committee Wednesday.
"We expect them to...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Time was when American opera companies considered musicals as suspect artifacts from another planet, hardly worthy of serious attention -- not even on a par with the operettas those companies would occasionally stage when they needed a box office lift....