| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.
"We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:02 AM
How can it have been 38 years since Heart’s “Magic Man” became an FM radio staple?
Saturday night at Pier Six Pavilion, before a near-sold-out house, the Wilson sisters — lead singer Ann with guitarist Nancy — and their...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Earlier today, before I turned her off in mid-sentence, a pleasant woman on the radio who was trying not to sound bigoted was saying that immigrants in her family from Norway and Poland and elsewhere didn't arrive in this country expecting everyone to...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Republican members of the House of Delegates are asking Gov. Martin O'Malley how Maryland will deal with the children coming to the state in the wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the United States illegally.
In a letter...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Regarding Ellen Sauerbrey's recent letter on child immigration, I suppose that as a conservative Republican Ms. Sauerbrey is also a good Christian woman, yet her rather negative response to the problem of child migrants is anything but Christian ("...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Over the past several months, the matter of children fleeing violence in their Central American countries for safety in ours has entered into our national conversation ("Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti," July 15). It arrives from the pens of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If Gov. Martin O'Malley is so committed to fostering undocumented children who have crossed our border illegally, I suggest he install a number of FEMA trailers on the grounds of Government House ("O'Malley seeks to house immigrant children in foster...
| Aug 2, 2014
Jermin Laviera, an energetic woman with a bright and generous smile, works on the first floor of the Esperanza Center in Southeast Baltimore, which gives her a street-level perspective on the immigrant crisis emanating hundreds of miles away in Central...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Whether the migrant unaccompanied children surging over our southern border are refugees, illegal migrants or whatever, they need to be cared for in a humane manner. However, this situation coupled with the push to legalize millions of folks illegally...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Since she was 7 years old, Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes has wanted to become a U.S. citizen. On Wednesday, her 100th birthday, her wish came true.
Munoz Orantes, a native Nicaraguan who lives with her daughter in Germantown, came to the United...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Since U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Gov. Martin O'Malley support bringing in the neighborhood of 1,800 illegal immigrant children to Maryland and requesting funds to support that effort ("Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants," July...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The problem isn't the 57,000 or so illegal immigrant children who have crossed the border recently, or the 12 million illegal immigrants who are already here.
The problem is the billion or two behind them who are thinking about heading this way. Once...