| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Before he is laid to rest on Wednesday at a suburban cemetery, the body of former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor William Donald Schaefer will be taken on a grand "final tour" of the iconic city sites he is largely responsible for making reality:...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 11:47 AM
The Sept. 11 observances that were the focus of much of the nation last weekend were in marked contrast to the somewhat understated 10th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
Perhaps what presaged this change was TV's ascendancy and power,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The FBI raided Barry H. Landau's Manhattan apartment twice, hauling out thousands of documents that authorities say link him to a theft scheme involving historical artifacts pilfered from libraries and museums in Baltimore, elsewhere in the United...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Expect an influx of starchily dressed and municipally minded visitors this weekend, as more than 1,100 elected officials and staff members from around the country descend on Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
They'll be chatting about...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Barney "Barr" Harris, who was born above his father's Howard Street cabinetmaking business and turned it into a successful antiques auction house, died of dementia complications Thursday at Arden Court in Pikesville. The longtime Bolton Hill resident...
| Jun 30, 2011
Wilma Ferrebee was still in high school in 1941 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the nation on the heels of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
"I can still hear his voice saying we're at war," said the 65-year resident of Laurel, who...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:36 AM
A seagull chattered away in the parking lot of the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City (Md.) as, indoors, hundreds of elected officials gathered for the Maryland Municipal League annual meeting, June 26-29.
Just inside, in the front lobby,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:15 AM
In response to Thomas F. Schaller's recent opinion piece on Republican criticisms of federal agencies ("Cabinet agencies in the cross-hairs," Nov. 16), readers may recall that the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy was ostensibly to free us from...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 3:00 AM
This is not about your neighborhood.
Probably not, at least. The demographics of newspaper readership being what they are, you likely do not live in Liberty Square or anyplace like it.
Maria Williams does live in Liberty Square. She wishes she did...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Mabel Hilda Young, a retired Baltimore City public schools administrator who was present at the desegregation of Gwynn Oak Amusement Park, died of complication from surgery Nov. 19 at Sinai Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 84.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Herman Cain, the business executive who was recently the leading Republican candidate for president, has dropped out of the race after allegations that he carried on a 13-year extramarital affair. Even though Mr. Cain says the accusations are untrue, as...