| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Lifelong Dundalk resident Scott Holupka has heard the jokes. He's heard Dundalk residents stereotyped as some "combination of Archie Bunker and a West Virginia hillbilly," the community knocked as dirty, industrial and smelly.
Much of that perception...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:06 AM
Shawn Kimbro will speak to the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland's newly revived Annapolis chapter Tuesday at the Boatyard Bar & Grill.
He'll be discussing cold-water jigging as well as Careful Catch Maryland, a program started collectively by...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:51 PM
The shipbuilding future of Maryland is 90 feet long and smells of Spanish cedar and fresh paint.
Tied to the dock, with tradesmen swarming on deck and below, the Hunting Creek bobs gently on the Wicomico River. Within weeks, the tugboat with the gleaming...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87.
Born in Sykesville and...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 3:30 AM
OWNER: Jerry, Peggy and Colleen
HOW THEY MET: My dad brought Tab and his sister (Miss Putter) home from Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point
BREED: Ginger tabby
| Aug 27, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I was saddened to learn of the death of John Burleigh ("Civil rights activist helped organize demonstration at Gwynn Oak Park, was active in CORE," July 20). He was an unsung hero of the civil rights struggle. The purpose of this letter is to fill in some...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Tom Katzenberger calls the Essex Skypark "a blue-collar airport" — a place where the pilots have dirt under their fingernails.
"All of us change our own oil," said Katzenberger, who owns a small concrete construction company and flies a 1996 Maule,...
| Nov 7, 2011
William H. "Bill" Redden, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. metallurgist, died Tuesday from Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer at his Solomons home.
He was 93 and had formerly lived in the Hampton neighborhood of Baltimore County.
Mr. Redden was born and...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Although it was breathtakingly hot outside, Frances Huber and her bowling buddies were comfortable inside the AMF Towson Lanes on Southwick Drive in Campus Hills, slapping hands, fist-bumping and generally having a pretty good time at their weekly...
| Sep 5, 2011
Without drama or jellyfish, summer appeared to be winding down Sunday at Rocky Point Beach and Park.
Lifeguard chairs soon go into storage as the 2011 swimming season ends at the popular, 375-acre Essex public park. Today ends lifeguard service at most...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home.
The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81.
Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...