| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:03 AM
He went west to the heartland in 1983 with a guitar and a penny whistle, a political troubadour who was 20 but looked more like 15. And when he arrived, they gave him a phone, a map and a list of names, and said, "Go win part of Iowa for our...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I really do try to think the best of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake — as, for instance, when I voted for her in the 2012 election. Her periodic walks through Baltimore's streets ("Mayor strolls to show safe streets," June 5) make that so difficult....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Ann Kemp Thomas, a homemaker who was a founder of Beautiful Baltimore, died of heart failure May 28 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 84 and lived in Roland Park.
Born Ann Kemp in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Dr. Jarold...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:28 AM
David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later headed the Maryland Port Administration, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Mandeville, La. The longtime Pasadena resident was 71.
"Dave was a good...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The years of community service by the Westminster nonprofit Shepherd's Staff was honored May 7 when State Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the organization with one of his William Donald Schaefer Helping People Awards.
"I am so happy to be in a...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:36 PM
On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.
Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Expanded street sweeping is a win-win for neighborhoods and the environment.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake deserves a lot of credit for the recently announced expansion of Baltimore's street sweeping program (City street-sweeping expansion to rely on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Sometimes the arrogance of public officials is hard to comprehend.
Take, for instance, the public relations disaster leaders at Harford Community College have brought upon themselves and their institution over the fee increases to use the public ball...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Leaving the Parks & People Foundation is not something that President and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Carrera ever saw herself doing. For her, the job — leading an organization that helps to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Martha E. Roach, a retired seamstress and teacher's assistant who was a Sharp Leadenhall community activist, died of pneumonia Saturday at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90 and had lived in South Baltimore.
Born Martha Eleanor Tilghman in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Thirty years after the Colts left Baltimore in the middle of the night, the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is asking local sports fans to return to the scene of the crime, where the museum will chronicle what happened on that snowy night and the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Record: 100-62 Place: Second in American League East
Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Al Bumbry
Batting leader: Al Bumbry (.318) Home run leader: Eddie Murray (32)
RBI leader: Eddie Murray (116) Wins leader: Steve Stone (25)