| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Chip Sheehan has never been scared while driving in a car.
He's chauffeured foreign nationals and world leaders throughout the country as a member of the Secret Service.
He's trained drivers for Presidents Ronald Reagan through Barack Obama how to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Jun 26, 2013
Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated June 27, 1963:
The U.S. Postal Service this week assigned a "ZIP code" number to each of its thousands of branch offices. The new system, which the agency hoped would become as commonplace as car tags or Social...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
100 Years Ago
"High School Commencement
"The commencement exercises of the Ellicott City High School were held in the Courthouse Thursday evening last and were attended by a very large gathering of parents and friends of the pupils....
| May 6, 2013
| 11:41 AM
More than 200 cars and 1,700 spectators gathered in Jarrettsville on April 13 to celebrate Harford County's car culture at the 2nd Annual Romancing the Chrome Car Show hosted by Harford County Public Library and the Jarrettsville Lions Club.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Want to do your part to fight climate change? Buy (and drive) a battery-powered car, suggests Environment Maryland. The green group says the state could begin to whittle away at the massive amounts of climate-altering pollution produced here if more...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Cal Ripken Jr.announced today that he'll be auctioning off the 1994 Chevy Suburban that he drove for several years during his Hall of Fame career with the Orioles.
Ripken drove the truck to Camden Yards the nights he tied and broke Lou Gehrig’s...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area.
At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Glen Burnie's Dana Zadia Hardy certainly has a way with a buck.
The 37-year-old project manager, whose penny-pinching ways earned her a spot recently on "Extreme Couponing," appeared Wednesday on another money show, "The Price Is Right."
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Robert G. Jaharias, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. supervisor who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage automobiles, died Friday of heart failure at his Sykesville home. He was 83.
Born in Frederick, Robert George Jaharias moved with his family...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The speed camera ticket that Baltimore City issued to John Slingluff last summer said he was speeding, yet the evidence says he was closer to stopping than to breaking the law.
The citation alleged that his Chevrolet sport utility vehicle was headed...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
CD players are going the way of the ashtray, roll-down windows and whitewall tires. Chevrolet is the latest to join the ranks of automakers like Ford who have ditched physical media players in favor of music streamed through onboard systems and...