| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:53 AM
March has not yet brought spring, with the Mid-Atlantic cowering under a fresh White Doom From Above warning for tomorrow and Monday, but already the mangling of the name of the patron saint of Ireland is well advanced.
Every year on Twitter,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:12 AM
"Hop. One, two, three, four. Back. One, two, three, four."
In the basement at St. Pius X Catholic Church at 6428 York Road in Rodgers Forge, 12 girls and one boy practiced Irish dance for Baltimore's upcoming St. Patrick's Day parade.
"What do you...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region.
But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Federal prosecutors are calling for up to a decade in prison for the Howard County resident who became the youngest person ever charged in a terrorism case, arguing that the Pakistani immigrant "linked up with truly dangerous people."
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:55 PM
100 Years Ago
You cometh to the tax man
"Notice to Taxpayers of Howard County, Md.
The undersigned, Treasurer and Collector of taxes for Howard county, for levy of 1913 urgently requests the taxpayers to meet him, who will sit at the following...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Richard P. Hughes Jr., a port labor leader recalled as a "feared negotiator" who rose to become president of the International Longshoremen's Association, died of heart and lung disease Sept. 11 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Locust Point...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Because the Baltimore-area novelist Alice McDermott possesses a painterly eye that delights in the way things look and sound and smell and taste, it can be easy to miss her underlying focus.
For the National Book Award-winning author, each small sensory...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A man with dual citizenship will wait another week in the Irish court system for a decision regarding his extradition on a Maryland arrest warrant, according to multiple Irish media sources' reports Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, the malware attack on...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Date: Aug. 9, 2013
Her story: Kristina Donahue, 28, grew up in Ellicott City. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in May. She took the Maryland bar examination at the end of July and is now studying for the registration...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish.
Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:33 PM
John J. Moran II, a Baltimore-born attorney who practiced in York, Pa., died of an apparent heart attack Monday at his home in Hallam, Pa. He was 66.
The son of John J. Moran, an orchestra leader, and Grace Eleanor Schweitzer, who ran a neighborhood...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Leith Symington Griswold, matriarch of the Symington and Griswold families, who was an accomplished equestrienne, died of heart failure Tuesday at her Monkton home. She was 97.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of John Fife "Jack" Symington, an...