| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Students at two southern Anne Arundel County schools had the day off Monday after deer and dogs tore through the building, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. On Monday morning, three deer jumped through glass doors at Southern Middle School,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Perhaps the darkest episode in human history, the Holocaust has been at the center of Jewish and world consciousness for over six decades. In the spring of 1940, France was invaded and occupied by Nazi troops. Both my parents and grandparents, who were...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:21 PM
With signs in the hall saying “Carson 2016” and “Run Ben, Run,” Dr. Ben Carson doubled down on some of his most controversial statements in a speech Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor,...
| Mar 8, 2014
A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:15 AM
In 1938, Adolph Hitler wanted to annex that portion of Czechoslovakia that bordered on Germany known as the Sudetenland which had a large German ethnic minority but which, much more importantly, contained the extremely strong border defenses of the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Welcome to the Season 4 finale -- downsized in drama and housing.
"Downsized" being a relative term. Compared to last year's finale, when Matthew bit the dust, there wasn't a grand dramatic moment this time around.
To be fair, this isn't quite a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Walter G. Amprey was driving his wife, Andrea, home from a restaurant one night last December when he turned onto an on-ramp for the Baltimore Beltway.
A sudden dizziness overcame him. He blacked out. The family SUV ran off the road and rolled into a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
With schools, government offices and workplaces closed Thursday, many in Anne Arundel County spent the day digging out from under a heavy, wet snowfall that blanketed the region.
Some did it for themselves; some did it for others.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82.
Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I appreciated Dan Rodricks recent column about American "exceptionalism" ("Expecting the horrible is the American way," Jan. 25).
Some years ago when I conducted student travel-study semesters in various European countries with, among other things,...