| Jul 26, 2013
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Thursday that John R. Pasquinelli Enterprises, Inc., operator of an Edgewood auto repair and tire store, pleaded guilty earlier this week to making a false statement in a 2011 underground storage tank...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Ferdinand W. "Ferd" Germershausen Sr., longtime owner of a Federal Hill automobile repair shop and a World War II veteran, died Saturday of unknown causes at his Pasadena home. He was 91.
"I picked him up for work Friday morning, took him home later in...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Veterans of previous cleanups aided success of summer event
I would like to thank these individuals for their efforts during our 15th annual community clean-up July 13, from 7 a.m. until noon.
The same faces appear year after year.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Samuel J. "Jimmy" White, a retired CSX supervisor and avid Orioles fan, died Tuesday of lung cancer at his Glen Burnie home. He was 80.
The son of a South Baltimore tavern owner and a homemaker, Samuel James White was born and raised in a Race Street...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore City is at a transportation crossroads. We can move in the direction of a safer, healthier, more sustainable and economical city — the direction in which dozens of cities across America are moving — or fall back on prioritizing...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Track conditions on a CSX Transportation railroad line appear to be the focus of a federal investigation into the train derailment that killed two women in Ellicott City last month.
A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Talking about gas can be dangerous. People can get pretty emotional about the stuff they put in their cars.
A couple of years ago, I got chewed out by somebody on Facebook after I mentioned that raising the price on gas seemed like a logical idea.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character.
Then in early...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Charles Sandlass, a retired computer instruments worker who competed in numerous wheelchair sports competitions, died Wednesday at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Family members said no cause of death has been determined. He was 74 and lived in...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Joseph Ellsworth Smith, a longtime auto mechanic and a Baltimore County school bus driver for 35 years, died Wednesday at HeartFields Assisted Living at Bowie.
He had suffered from dementia and kidney failure. He was 87.
Mr. Smith had worked at...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:50 PM
On paper, the plan for a car maintenance shop and a few stores on Snowden River Parkway in Columbia hardly seems worth fighting about. The business people opposing it, however, see it as an illegal first step toward drastic changes for the worse along...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Their tools are sharp blades and screwdrivers, in addition to paint brushes.
But the work of Charlie Richter and Mike Kraft that went officially go on display Nov. 25 in the Leeds Avenue showroom of Arbutus Auto Painting and Bodyworks could be...