| May 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Readers might conclude that they were well served by The Sun editorial page's 1971 endorsement of City Council President William Donald Schaefer for mayor. Perhaps less so by its lament that he was "not an inspiring leader" or its prediction that the city...
| May 5, 2012
In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life.
And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:25 AM
We commemorate the surprise attack by the Japanese on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack forced the United States entry into World War II.
Americans, who grew up during the difficult times of the Great...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:50 AM
I had always wished that my great-grandmother, who lived in Maryland during the Civil War, had written some personal notes as to what it was like for her at the time. They would be especially interesting for us now. With that thought in mind, I wrote some...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Evil has many faces. This episode proved evil comes in many sizes, too.
A young girl is dropped off at Briarcliff by her mother, who believes her daughter Jenny stabbed her child playmate, Josey.
Jenny told police that a tall, bearded man with a brown...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Until this episode, Dr. Arden was the most evil man running around Briarcliff.
That title now belongs to Dr. Oliver Thredson, who is finally revealed as Bloody Face.
Ryan Murphy did a great job hiding the identity of Bloody Face to this point....
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival.
Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:25 PM
At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place.
Without her, there...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:46 PM
— As he was trying to get on Navy's recruiting radar five years ago, Kriss Proctor failed to convince a major skeptic that going to the academy was the right move.
When Sandie Proctor refused to send her younger son's highlight tape out to the...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 2:23 PM
The Rev. John Anson "Jack" Mote, retired pastor of the old Wilson Memorial United Methodist Church, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 4 at his home on Camano Island, Wash. The former North Baltimore resident was 91.
Born in Piqua, Ohio, he was a graduate of...
| Oct 27, 2011
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| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Georges I. Selzer, who cheated death twice while a concentration camp prisoner and who after World War II became a Baltimore jeweler, died Oct. 17 of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Lutherville resident...