| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Harford County Council seemed to bow to public outcry Tuesday night, failing to act on a charter amendment that would have removed the council as the zoning appeals board.
The potential charter amendment is effectively dead, since the council will...
| 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 ...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Anne Arundel County:
Voters in this Annapolis area district have the rare privilege of being represented by incumbent House Speaker Mike Busch, and Democrats should avail themselves of...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With just three weeks to go until Maryland's gubernatorial primaries, the next few days will offer voters the last chance to see or hear each party's candidates on the same stage at the same time. Democrats will hold their third televised debate (and...
| Jun 3, 2014
Beatrice A. Schwartz, a retired real estate broker and volunteer, died May 22 of complications from dementia at Milford Manor Nursing Home. She was 96.
The daughter of Romanian immigrants, Beatrice Albin was born in Chicago and moved with her parents...
| 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...
| 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 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...