| Nov 3, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Baltimore and the Bahamas' Freeport have a lot in common. They're both cities with a mix of tourist areas and heavy industry, and both often play second banana to a national capital.
Now the two cities are linked by a direct air service that began...
| Apr 11, 2012
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses.
But visitors shouldn't count...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Larry and Bella Clamage, of Laurel, and Herbert and Baerble Guentner, of Woerthsee, Germany, announce the engagement of their children, Aaron and Bettina.
A 2001 graduate of the University of Maryland, the future groom is a professional photographer....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Maryland students have made greater gains on national tests than their peers across the country and are catching up with students in top-performing nations in the world, according to a Harvard study released Monday.
The state's students have been...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Karl Beetz, a retired machinist and maintenance mechanic, died May 25 of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 90.
The son of a mason and a homemaker, Karl Beetz was born and raised in Kronach, Germany. After he graduated in 1938 from a technical...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief."
These are the dog days of summer,...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Anna T. Spath, a longtime Highlandtown cosmetologist who enjoyed singing and preparing weekly sour-beef dinners for her family, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia at Manorcare Health Services-Rossville. She was 95.
Anna Theresa Krahling was...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Jeff Aug has moved so far in his career as a guitarist that he now lives in a town in southern Germany, but he's returning to the town where he grew up, Laurel, for a solo concert on Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m., at Montpelier Arts Center.
| May 31, 2012
As David Swanson points out in his recent article, the War of 1812 was indeed senseless, born of wanton stupidity ("America's first war of choice: 1812). It served no useful purpose, local battle glories notwithstanding.
Not all wars are like that,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:19 AM
On the evening of April 3, during its annual Kaffeehaus program, the German department of Harford Christian School was officially recognized as the winner of a national competition of high school and college/university foreign language educational video...