| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Frank Anechiarico, a passionate car salesman and one-time owner of Baltimore County's Valley Chevrolet, died June 27 at Brightview Mays Chapel Ridge, an assisted-living facility. He was 91 and had suffered a stroke.
"He started out selling used cars...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2011
Cheryl Jensen's article ("Electric cars: Are we there yet?" April 19) paints a good picture of the electric car revolution, but unfortunately, like most other reviewers, she is looking through oil-soaked glasses. Many of the article's comparisons seem...