| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:23 AM
A pair of local companies has their landscape work featured at the Maryland Home and Garden Show, which begins Saturday, March 3, and continues through this and the following weekend at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
The featured garden at the show...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same.
Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Seventy years ago today, at shortly before 8 in the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, the first wave of Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II.
But two days before the attack,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:24 AM
People who want chocolate a cut above the stuff found near grocery store checkout lines have plenty of big-name national brands to choose from.
But connoisseurs know the only way to get truly fine chocolate is to find a local chocolatier.
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The way health care is administered in the United States is unsustainable and in need of fundamental reengineering — right? During the 2008 presidential race, the country appeared to be in agreement on this point. But that all changed somewhere,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:00 AM
I've had it with this useless, ongoing charade to "save Europe." It's time to get serious and consider jailing and impeaching some of these European Union member leaders for requisite incentive.
Last week's EU show was pathetic. It made me throw a...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Blame it on Lawrence Welk.
If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week.
Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Thornton F. Green, a retired IRS tax specialist and World War II veteran, died June 29 of pancreatic cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 91.
Mr. Green, the son of government workers, was born in Wellsboro, Pa., and raised in Riverdale.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your recent article on the Egyptian presidential elections, Turkey has no claims or aspirations to be a ''model'' for the Middle East ("Slouching toward democracy," June 27). We are ready to share our experience and provide all possible...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the mid-1980s when I was a graduate student in England, my parents came to visit and my mother ended up getting a first-hand look at socialized medicine.
It was dad and mom's one-and-only trip to Europe -- a very big deal -- and I wanted to show...
| Jan 17, 2012
Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community.
The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94.
Eleanor A. McNelis...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.thinks the "Road to energy independence goes through ANWR, Keystone" (March 11). I disagree. America has 2 percent of the world's oil reserves, and we use 20 percent of the worlds oil. So we could pump as fast as possible and what...