| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets.
Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Seventy-one years ago Friday, on Dec. 7, 1941, Thomas Talbott was in as fine a mood as he can remember.
He was 19, a Marine corporal stationed on the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu. His unit, assigned to secure the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, was...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Wide receiver Torrey Smith, kicker Justin Tucker and punter Sam Koch were three of several Ravens players summoned to coach John Harbaugh’s office Wednesday morning, but they weren’t in trouble.
Eight players and Harbaugh convened in the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:54 AM
The Havre de Grace police firing range now bears the name of a longtime auxiliary police officer who helped create it, retired Army Col. Leon Haney Sr.
Police department employees, retirees and city officials celebrated the dedication of the Colonel Leon...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Looming federal budget cuts make a whole lot of Marylanders nervous because a whole lot of Maryland depends on Uncle Sam for a paycheck — directly or indirectly.
More than 300,000 Maryland residents work for the federal government, according to the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The City of Havre de Grace continues to plan for its big War of 1812 weekend in May, potentially one of the biggest public celebrations the city has ever staged.
City risk manager Patrick Sypolt gave more detail on the plans to members of the Mayor and...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Unlike Wednesday's snowstorm that failed to materialize amid forecasters' dire predictions, the Blizzard of '93 roared into Maryland the weekend of March 13-14 with a wallop, dumping a foot of snow on Baltimore while raking the state with almost...
| May 7, 2012
| 11:09 AM
A duo based in Howard County is hoping their new business venture will take aspiring pilots and advertisers to new heights.
Bootcamp Helicopters is the brainchild of pilot Robert Schapiro and marketing and advertising specialist Kyle Benham. The company,...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It was in early September 2010, and I was serving in Afghanistan, helping to plan our mission to support that country's parliamentary elections. Offhandedly, a colleague asked whether I was going to return to my civilian job when I returned home. I...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Army National Guard Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military...
| Aug 11, 2011
Army National Guard Pvt. Anthony Kucan graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Kucan is a 1999 graduate of Laurel High School.
Air Force Airman Mario Jackson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:23 AM
Towson-area residents will have two dates on which to pay tribute to fallen members of the armed services this weekend as part of the area's Memorial Day ceremonies.
The American Legion Towson Post 22 will host its annual Memorial Day remembrance on...