| Dec 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north.
Families were close-...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
One of the world's largest container companies chose Baltimore over other East Coast cities as its first U.S. stop for direct shipping from Northern Europe after a long courtship by Maryland officials and private business leaders.
The service by Hapag-...
| Jan 1, 2012
About 20 of High Street Partners' employees are based at its Annapolis headquarters. The rest of its 160 workers are spread around the world, from California to London to Shanghai — which makes sense, considering its niche.
The company helps...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Pu Yang learned some English while growing up in China, but when he moved to Ellicott City, he discovered that he didn't know enough about the language to speak it.
Then he heard about a group called the English Conversation Club that meets Wednesday...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:02 PM
I suppose that soon enough, our pups right here in Maryland will have a chance to dip their little snouts in a fresh mound of snow.
But not yet.
Here a little German dog gets a chance though.
This pup was playing in the snow the other day in Oberhof,...
| May 18, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Congratulations to The Baltimore Sun and Michael Dresser ("For whom the tolls toll," "The era of cheap road tolls in Maryland is over," May 16). Between the two articles on tolls, Maryland motorists are now convinced that they are responsible for the...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:26 PM
The deadly outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has taken 22 lives and sickened some 2,200 is a reminder both of how vulnerable we can be to food-borne illness and how important it is to have a strong food safety system.
American health officials...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:04 AM
I leave the water running while I do the dishes, drive a half-ton truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon and, in the energy hog display that my husband finds most annoying, I move from room to room without turning off lights behind me.
OK, so I also don'...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Defense Secretary Robert Gates was right to call out our European allies for their lack of commitment to NATO and their over dependence on the defense forces of the USA ("Gates hits NATO allies hard," June 11).
Anyone who has traveled to Western Europe...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:42 AM
When Marion Nadeau moved from Utah to All Saints Road in Laurel last year, one of the first things she did was look for a place to exercise her twodogs. She saw the Dr. Bruce Morley Dog Playground, on Van Dusen Road near Cherry Lane, listed online and...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Within days of the E.coli outbreak in Germany that officially ended this week, scientists at the University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences began cracking the genomic code of the bacteria responsible for infecting thousands and killing dozens....