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  • Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

    Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
    Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from...
  • Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]

    Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]
    Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. It moved Jason Orndorff to reinvent his look to resemble something from "Star Trek." As he wheeled into Friday's Bike to Work Day event at The Mall in Columbia, a red light flashed from the back of his...
  • Scouts help with Memorial Day observances [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    As a bugle played "To the Colors", members of Boy Scout Troop 72 raised the American flag at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville May 23 to start the Memorial Day weekend. While some people were sitting in traffic jams trying to get to the...
  • Arthur E. Dase, Chessie System supervisor

    Arthur E. Dase, Chessie System supervisor
    Arthur E. Dase, a retired Chessie System supervisor and longtime Greater Baltimore Medical Center volunteer, died May 19 of heart failure at his winter home in Seminole, Fla. He was 91. "I always thought that Arthur was devoted to two things: his...
  • Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence

    Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence
    A Columbia man shot by a Howard County police officer after pulling a knife inside a BJ's Wholesale Club last summer pleaded guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Howard Carvel Smith, 33, of Harper's...
  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue...
  • Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]

    Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]
    In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
  • Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]

    Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]
    Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite...
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • Deer head placed at Churchville front door [Harford police blotter]

    Deer head placed at Churchville front door [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Jacob Alan Barclay, 25, of the first block of Post Road, was charged Thursday with theft less than $100. Timothy Farrare, 25, of the 300 block of Woodland Green Court,...
  • Westminster's history offers insights into personality of Carroll County [Column]

    Westminster's history offers insights into personality of Carroll County [Column]
    Studying the history of Westminster during the celebration this year of our community's 250th (sestercentennial) provides a great opportunity for insight into Carroll County's personality. In 1731, Dr. Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of...
  • Hobby Lobby decision is about denying women health care [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision is about denying women health care [Letter]
    I am feeling sick looking at the front page of The Sun and trying to understand how young women could be cheering the Supreme Court's decision to allow Hobby Lobby to refuse to cover contraceptive prescriptions ("Court sides with employers in...