| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Tonight, we celebrate the season with the lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. But unless we take needed action, we are at risk of losing this festive tradition — along with one of our city's most iconic landmarks.
Sadly, the monument...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
It all depends upon the weather. How often do we say that? Especially this winter. Our holiday celebrations were altered this year. Dinners were held later or earlier because of bad weather predicted. Meetings were canceled. Schools delayed or canceled....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Happy President's Day, dear readers.
Monday, Feb. 18 is the official observance, but President George Washington's birthday is Feb. 22. Slice that cheery pie from Goll's Bakery, 234 North Washington Street, 410-939-4321 and toss a silver dollar across...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
President Barack Obama, largely due to his upbringing and background, sincerely thinks he is leading this country in the right direction. However, hard facts powerfully indicate that he is leading us in the wrong direction.
The Obama administration...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s.
Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers.
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A fledgling organization dedicated to the Continental Congress is bringing three days of lectures along with historic documents and short films to Annapolis, as it seeks to find a permanent home in the city.
Among the items of historic note in the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Joseph A. Miklasz, a trial attorney who practiced in Glen Burnie and was a wine collector, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 71 and lived in Crownsville.
Born in Baltimore, he was raised in Severn and in East Baltimore, where he...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Westminster resident Nicholas Bullis has been named the national video winner in the 2012-2013 First Freedom Student Competition.
Bullis, a junior at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, will receive a $2,500 award for his video of more than...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Martin Van Buren was not the only sitting vice president elected president during the 19th century ("President Biden? History says no," Feb. 2).
Thomas Jefferson achieved the same distinction when, as vice president at the start of the century, he...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The Cinderella team of this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament hails from Florida, but its coaches have Maryland roots.
Andy Enfield set scoring records at Johns Hopkins before he became head coach at Florida Gulf Coast, the darling of the...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is George Washington’s REAL birthday. Right? Well, sort of. Our first president was actually born on Feb. 11, 1732. But in 1752, the American colonies finally switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar,...