| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Over the last scorching weekend, my husband and I were just wondering what had happened to those cloudy, drizzly summer days of yesteryear. We could not think of one this summer, or even a few last summer.
Et voila! Wednesday comes. We awoke to clouds...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Clayton Cann Carter, a retired Queen Anne's County Circuit Court judge who was a Maryland history buff and a collector of Maryland-related objets d'art, died July 30 of an apparent heart attack at Chesterfield, his Centreville home.
He was 92.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:55 PM
William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80.
"He was a self-made man who had an...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Goucher College senior Sarah Bart enters tonight's final on 'Jeopardy's College Championship' in second place, $8,200 behind the leader.
Bart was leading Monday going into Final Jeopardy, but missed this question: "In 2011, Elizabeth II marked the 400th...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A DVD box set of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York." Each country's royalty should be familiar with the other's.
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
An extra-large gift basket of relevance.
Anne Tallent, editor, b
I don't want to ruin the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Apr 12, 2009
In his quest to capture a spot at a top college, Andrew Lutz has done just about everything right at Pikesville High School.
He has earned a nearly straight-A average, taking 10 Advanced Placement classes and wrapping up two years of calculus by the...
| Jan 11, 2004
They have spent $62 million of public and private money to transform the Hippodrome Theater from a decrepit hulk on downtown Baltimore's west side into the region's sparkling showcase for Broadway shows.
But a month before actors take the stage for...
| Apr 20, 2005
LONDON - From Notre Dame in Paris to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, cathedral bells tolled and prayers were offered yesterday to celebrate the election of Pope Benedict XVI.
Roman Catholics and political and religious leaders around the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Queen Elizabeth II had a new black-and-white portrait unveiled -- she's smiling! -- in honor of her 88th birthday on Monday. Not to outdo her royal highness, but anyone will be able to have their portrait on the front page of the London Times at the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:02 AM
That Queen Elizabeth II just keeps on trucking. She's now joined the double-eight club, turning 88 on April 21, 2014.
Born in 1926 and having taken over head of state duties in 1952 at the age of 25, she has been the Queen for 62 years, which is the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails of how to walk in a blizzard.
Thanks to a massive YouTube video dump over the last week by newsreel makers British Pathe, the digitized...