| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:11 PM
New York City
Seven thousand orchids, the largest curated orchid show in the country, will be displayed in the Victorian-style glasshouse at the New York Botanical Garden. The show runs Saturday through April 22, and on Saturdays, music from...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A deal struck in Richmond on paying for roads, bridges and mass transit could give Gov. Martin O'Malley some political cover if he decides to move forward in Annapolis with his own version of a transportation revenue bill in the second half of this year's...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
SKW Constructors plans to hire up to 100 people to construct concrete tubes and fans at the Sparrows Point Shipyard and Industrial park in Dundalk, according to Baltimore County economic development officials.
Subcontractors are expected to hire...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck.
As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:01 PM
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history.
The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Marine Col. Susan B. Seaman, of Columbia, assumed duties as commanding officer for Marine Corps Forces Command Headquarters and Service Battalion from Lt. Col. Anthony A. Ference during a change of command ceremony attended by more than 100 Marines,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Game of the Week
No. 1 Gilman (1-0) vs. Oscar Smith, Va. (0-0)
Where: I-95 Kickoff Classic at Morgan State
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Coaches: Biff Poggi, Gilman; Richard Morgan, Oscar Smith
Last meeting: First meeting.
Key players to watch:
| Sep 6, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Brian R. Murphy, a Social Security Administration senior technical adviser and Army veteran, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The lifelong Hamilton resident was 59.
The son of a Baltimore Life Insurance Co. regional manager and...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Random "Jay Walk"ers interviewed by Jay Leno doubtless have forgotten the War of 1812, if indeed they learned about it at all, but Marylanders know all about it, don't we?
Let's see, there's the (original) British Invasion, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Spend our money more wisely.
I think that's what the average person wants from government. We're not extremists. We don't want government spending indiscriminately on programs that don't work, nor do we want government indiscriminately slashing...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:33 PM
With more than a million miles on the road, Armand Patella's 19-year-old Ford 9000 truck has seen better days.
But he's hung onto it, because new trucks aren't cheap. Patella, the head of Picorp trucking service on East Lombard Street, still uses the...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:19 AM
It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va."
The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...