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  • If you go: Booking a cruise

    Carnival Cruise Lines, 888-227-6482, carnival.com. The Carnival Pride sails year-round from Baltimore with a variety of itineraries. Through Sept. 9, the ship is offering six-, seven-ƒ|and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Florida....
  • Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region

    Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region
    Roof collapses in Southern Maryland Updated 9:53 p.m.: A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington. A...
  • Breaking updates on snowstorm recovery

    Breaking updates on snowstorm recovery
    -------------------- Transit services coming back slowly Updated at 4:35 p.m. Mass transit service in Maryland was making a slow recovery from the weekend's snowstorm. with light rail offering service to a limited number of stations this afternoon and...
  • Crossing an ocean at the end of the season

    Like migratory birds, cruise ships regularly shift from one part of the world to another as the seasons shift -- from the Caribbean to Europe or South America or from Alaska or the West Coast to Asia or the South Pacific, for example. These usually...
  • Nonprofits reap generous perks

    Second of four parts At home, Joseph K. Skariah has driven a $41,280 Acura SUV. On vacation, he has taken cruises in the Caribbean. He has often feasted on shrimp and salmon, made to order extra spicy, at his favorite restaurants. All of it has been...
  • Group-home firm's director going on leave

    The executive director of a group-home company who expensed Caribbean cruises, luxury SUVs and meals while making $135,275 in salary is being placed on leave while the board of directors investigates the business practices, his deputy and a board member...
  • Group-home executive resigns his post

    A group-home company executive who expensed Caribbean cruises, luxury SUVs and the settlement of a sexual harassment complaint while making a salary of more than $135,000 has resigned, the company's lawyer said yesterday. Joseph Skariah, founder and...
  • Judge backs state on license denial

    The state Department of Human Resources' plan to deny Evershine Residential Services a license to care for troubled youths has been backed by an administrative law judge who said the firm had violated numerous state regulations. Judge William J.D....
  • State to close chain of group homes for youths

    Maryland officials announced yesterday that they would shut down children's group homes run by a company whose executive director expensed Caribbean cruises, luxury SUVs and meals while residents endured what they and former staff described as...
  • So long, 'Captain Chesapeake'

    Wearing a white steamship captain's hat with shiny black visor, a turtleneck and tailored red blazer, George A. Lewis was the natty nautical personification of "Captain Chesapeake." As the imaginary bay mariner, the avuncular Mr. Lewis was a fixture on...
  • The curious captains of a reckless industry

    When the U.S. Navy began its great sell-off of surplus ships in 1991, Richard Jaross was among the first to see an opportunity.He began dismantling Navy ships at a California scrapyard, where workers were exposed to lead and asbestos. He came to Baltimore...
  • After standoff, Vale and China's Cosco both claim shipping victory

    RIO DE JANEIRO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In the end, the answer to Brazilian miner Vale's Chinese shipping problem turned out to be in the problem itself. For two years, Vale SA's Valemax mega-ships - designed to cut the costs of transporting iron ore to...