| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:04 AM
It didn't take Democrats much time to denounce Rep. Paul Ryan's latest plan for addressing poverty in this country. The main feature of the Republican's proposed "Opportunity Grant" would be to roll a lot of social welfare programs together and leave it...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Maryland families who are involved in low risk child maltreatment cases — such as leaving a child unattended — now have an option called Alternative Response that allows them to receive a social service response that is appropriately...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
As a former teacher and as a teacher educator who has observed classrooms in almost every school system in Maryland, I feel I'm qualified to make the following comments, even though negativity towards Howard County Public School System and its teachers is...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Marching in an Independence Day Parade is not supposed to be a gut-wrenching experience, but for me last weekend in Philadelphia, it was. Don't get me wrong; I love playing my waist drum, in my waist-drum troupe. It's just that July 4th always triggers...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Harborview condo association must pay the owner of one of the tower's penthouses more than $15,500 each month for failing to complete maintenance within a court-ordered deadline.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your article "Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan" (July 8), why do these two groups of public service employees think they are better than the tax payers of Maryland?
What other employer lets it's employees retire after 20...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated from an earlier version to reflect developments.
On Friday, I and 2,000 of my co-workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital were scheduled to go on strike for the second time in two months. It's not a step we wanted to...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The other day I had a discussion with a friend concerning what we felt was facilitating the decline of this nation. We discussed the problem of illegal immigration as a factor. However, immigrants have been coming to America for hundreds of years —...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles.
It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
The Army says the aerostats ...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Congregants at Atonement Lutheran Church are living the Hebrews 13 Bible verse, "Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares."
And it is because of their hospitality,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Baltimore City:
Three incumbents are running for re-election in this district, which covers a large swath of Midtown and West Baltimore, but they have drawn an unusually large number...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:34 AM
The following was sent to members of the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication.
I oppose Council Bill 14-21 which would eliminate the County Council as the Zoning Board of Appeals.
The County Council of Harford County embraces...