| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:48 AM
One of the more amusing subplots of Washington's latest (if not most pitiful) fiscal standoff is the greater investment in finger-pointing and history rewriting than in actually negotiating a compromise. House Speaker John A. Boehner is particularly...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
I read with great interest your article Jan. 31 about Laurel's first bank robbery by John Morgan. Sadly, this was not our last bank robbery and just as sadly, not the last 19-year-old to go to prison from our county. A quick review by the state archivist,...
| Feb 13, 2013
Navy Lt. Jordon C. Sims, whose wife, Megan, is the daughter of Marylou Donhauser of Pylesville, and Michael Donhauser Jr. of Bel Air, and sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned."
Feezer is a one-time...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so.
In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
| Jan 27, 2013
The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 8:23 PM
The members of Ravens Nest No. 1 have been there throughout the Baltimore Ravens' tumultuous 2012 season, cheering their beloved football team on from their section of the Main Street Tower in Bel Air.
Sunday evening, however, they will be cheering...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Before superstorm Sandy pounded the shores of the East Coast, it had already claimed its first American victims. With the storm still a day from landfall, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress signal from the tall ship Bounty located approximately 90...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Deputy Cpl. Charles B. Licato, a 14-year veteran of the sheriff's office was killed in a single vehicle accident near Darlington. Black bunting adorned the three Harford County Sheriff's Office buildings in Bel Air, Edgewood and Jarrettsville. Harford...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Whitney Collins' head hung low Sunday as he walked down South Charles Street in Federal Hill in his purple Ed Reed jersey. He had abandoned his pricey seat at M&T Bank Stadium more than 10 minutes before the Ravens game had ended to numb the pain of a...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:30 AM
My favorite holiday is here again. I'm thankful to be here to share it with you.
Troops to ensure our freedoms are something we can be thankful for. Have you seen the Tree for Our Troops at Kendall's store? All decorations are military or patriotic....
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival.
Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...