| Sep 26, 2011
Edward L. Walls Sr., a retired decorated career Army officer and bluegrass banjoist, died Tuesday of leukemia at Easton Memorial Hospital.
The lifelong Centreville resident was 74.
Born in Roberts, Queen Anne's County, Mr. Walls was raised in...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
As a child, I remember a coloring book that pictured a "Buck Rogers" rocket that looked like a football with three fins at its base. It was my job to give it life by coloring the rocket blast with yellows, oranges and reds that lifted the craft to stellar...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Alonso's in Roland Park is an unpretentious restaurant in a pretentious part of the city. Since 1931, it's been serving modest food and good beer to much acclaim and many satisfied customers. It hasn't changed one bit over the years.
Well over three-...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Sometimes they were scrawled on loose-leaf notebook paper. Others were written on the back of police watch sheets or on Baltimore police stationery.
But the poems Lawerence E. Mize Sr. brought home show what he was contemplating during long midnight...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:52 AM
City Council President Michael Leszcz has his eye on several issues as he seeks an eighth term on the council, issues he maintains his background and experience make him best equipped to handle.
Maintaining city services and living within the city's...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Jacksonville's newest doctor is Linh Nguyen who opened Family Foot and Ankle Care in Paper Mill Village Shopping Center this spring. Nguyen offers treatments for a range of foot, ankle and leg problems at her new office and she performs surgeries at St....
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Poor California has suffered its share of unnatural disasters at the movies — everything from giant ants and radiated octopuses to body-snatching space pods and English-mangling Terminators. So it's good to see someone finally sending in the Marines...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
It's called Chesapeake Bay Candle. But for 17 years, all the products in the signature line of Annapolis-born and Rockville-based Pacific Trade International were made by cheaper labor in Asia.
On Tuesday, the brand celebrates a sort of homecoming: the...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:35 AM
I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday.
Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Last year, Aaron Marchanti invited his father to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
On Monday, he returned to the event to honor him.
Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, a member of the Maryland National Guard who went to...
| May 27, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Towson resident Dwaine Garber didn't serve in the military himself, but he comes from a family of veterans. On Sunday, flanked by his wife, Tonya, and son, Matthew, 11, Garber continued a 20-year tradition of attending Memorial Day ceremonies
"I can take...