| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Captain Robert E. Stegman, a Chesapeake Bay pilot who guided ships from Baltimore to Cape Henry, Va., and through the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal for more than 40 years, died Monday of prostate cancer at his Monkton home.
He was 81.
The son of a...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Angela Holland seems to know just about everyone in her North Baltimore neighborhood.
She jokes with a guy hanging out of the window of an apartment high-rise. She consoles the deli counter man at the East 25th Street corner store, who's distraught about...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Martha Meyers from Manchester was looking for a "good old-time" recipe for oyster dressing. Jeff Tiedeman, the food editor at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, saw Meyer's request and shared his family's recipe for the dressing that was passed...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:41 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz took office a year ago this week, promising to make Baltimore County "the ideas county of the region."
Since then, amid growing stress on the county's budget, his biggest accomplishment sounds less flashy: "paying our...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:06 AM
A pedestrian who police say may have been drinking was struck and killed along a busy Bel Air highway early Friday morning.
Maryland State Police troopers responded to the area of James Avenue and Route 924 around 5:23 a.m. Friday for a report of an...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:06 PM
She lived on the Eastern Shore for 30 years and generally loved the place, but one thing Janie Meneely, an Annapolis-born folk musician, never quite got used to was that it rarely snowed on Christmas.
She responded as any holiday-loving singer-songwriter...
| Jan 29, 2012
Debt buyers have sued thousands of Marylanders over the years without showing much proof that the companies owned the debt — or that the consumers owed it.
But that changed this month.
Under new rules, debt buyers — who purchase old consumer...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:20 AM
The North St. John's Blue Marlins swim team and Forest Hill Frogs ended the 2011 swim season with enthusiasm at a July 23 home meet for North St. John's as the Blue Marlins came away with a 300-188 victory.
Jonathon Arbaugh, Deanna Parsons, Andrew Coe...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Imagine showing off your new car to friends and family only to get a call from the dealer — sometimes weeks later — saying your financing has fallen through.
You're given the option of returning the car or signing a new sales agreement with...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Nellie H. "Nonnie" Bartlett, a retired private school educator and former Roland Park resident, died July 24 of pancreatic cancer at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 83.
Nellie Gorman, the daughter of a dairy broker and a homemaker, was born in...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
| Feb 19, 2012
As concern grows over child identity theft, Maryland is considering legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to protect a youngster's credit report.
Minors aren't supposed to have such reports because they're too young to get credit....