| May 9, 2014
| 12:20 PM
John L. Bell, a retired civil engineer who was a partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, died April 28 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 92.
The son of the Rev. John Wesley Bell, a Methodist minister, and...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Bike riders with the Police Unity Tour stopped at the Harford County Sheriff's Office Southern Precinct in Edgewood Sunday morning, as part nationwide ride that culminated in Washington, D.C., Monday at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial....
| May 28, 2014
| 7:53 AM
When I tweeted a little while back, "At the desk. Looking around to see if Strains To Be Cute, Eighteen Hundred Words, I Thought I Moved It, and Deadline Schmedline are working today," a younger colleague was eager to suss out their identities.
| May 31, 2014
On Wednesday, just for a moment, my heart stopped. The same way it stopped when I heard that Toni Cade Bambara had breast cancer and when I heard that Nelson Mandela had passed away. It stopped the same way that my grandmother's heart stopped when she...
| May 7, 2014
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 7, 1964:
The NAACP filed suit in federal court 50 years ago this week seeking full integration of Harford County Public Schools for the 1964-65 school year. The legal action was taken because of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Following a traffic stop in Harford County Wednesday, a Baltimore man was charged with possession of cocaine and heroin with an estimated street value of $380,000, Maryland State Police said.
Leonard Brown Mclean, 43, of the 4800 block of Crowson Avenue...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Regarding columnist Thomas Schaller's recent commentary, I was delighted to see a dedicated, self described liberal like him concede there was some merit in the idea of increasing states' rights as an antidote to the growing national political divide...
| Mar 26, 2014
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 26, 1964:
More than 200 pigeons had taken up residence on the roofs of the courthouse and the Masonic Temple buildings in Bel Air 50 years ago this week. To address the problems the pigeon...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin.
The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Seniors often remark how fast time flies as they get older. I certainly identify with that. It seems like I just wrote about Older Americans Month and here it is again.
Older Americans Month is now a tradition in the United States. The idea was first...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...