| Jan 18, 2013
Coming up dear readers,
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:46 PM
First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident.
Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:18 AM
“Are you a serial killer?”
Well, I’m glad I’ve never been asked that. Not sure how I would respond ... do veggies count?
But how would you feel if you walked into your apartment only to find your sister waiting for you with...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 6:01 PM
Under pressure from state regulators, Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. has shaken up its corporate structure by taking away the voting rights of six family members who have long sat on the nonprofit mental health clinic's eight-seat board of directors....
| Jul 16, 2011
A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will begin offering new residency programs in addiction medicine is welcome news for Baltimore, which for decades has suffered...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:45 AM
According to Leonard Pitts Jr., the tea party is racist ("The black self-loathing of Herman Cain," Oct. 16). If you're intrigued by Herman Cain (who hates the fact that he's black), you're a racist. If you disagree with President Barack Obama on a...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Nicholas Walters never served in the military, but he was indelibly shaped by the stories he heard from his father, Sanford Walters, a Towson resident who served in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970 as a U.S. Army lieutenant.
"He's someone who has always been...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Dr. Carol Cooper has taken an alternative path to healing the sick and the weary. A graduate of University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Copper has been practicing family medicine for over 20 years. But sensing a frustration in her patients and a...
| Dec 8, 2011
For Duncan Sheik, June 7 will forever be a day mired in mixed emotions.
It was then, earlier this year, that his seventh album, "Covers 80's," hit stores. The 12-track album features Sheik's deconstructions of his British new-wave favorites, such as...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum.
Ford died Friday evening with...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Longtime D.C. United midfielder Santino Quaranta, an Archbishop Curley graduate, is retiring from MLS at age 27 to work full time with a youth soccer club he helped create and to assist a substance abuse program that helped turn around his life and career...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Shirley M. Miller, a homemaker and volunteer who earlier had worked at Waverly Press, died Dec. 12 of a stroke at Londonderry, an Easton retirement community.
The former longtime Towson resident was 92.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker,...