| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Dorothy I. Levin, a longtime Columbia resident who was known for her colorful personality and lively parties for members of the burgeoning dinner theater scene in Maryland, died Monday in her home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Commerce Corp., a Maryland-based distributor of lawn and garden supplies, said Thursday it is laying off some employees as it seeks to find a buyer or develop a new format.
CEO Richard Lessans said the privately held company is still trying to...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
A smoking ban went into effect at the start of 2012 for all properties owned or leased by the Harford County government, with one exception, the Circuit Courthouse on Bel Air's Main Street. There would still be a designated smoking area away from building...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Elvira Elizabeth "Bette" Kennedy, a World War II veteran who with her husband co-founded Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of a heart attack at Emeritus of Towson on North Charles Street.
The longtime Mount Washington resident was 89.
The daughter of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Erik Brown, the wine and beverage director at the Oregon Grille, wants you to forget any preconceived notions you may have when you set foot into his bar.
Forget the Hunt Valley restaurant's fine dining reputation; the scenic, horse country setting; the...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Ralph K. "Ken" Barnes, a retired Koppers Co. manager who was a prisoner of war during the twilight months of World War II, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 89.
| Mar 7, 2013
Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home.
The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92.
The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:08 PM
I was pleased when the U.S. won its war against Iraq, which hopefully meant the establishment of the first democratic nation in the Middle East. That would be an accomplishment for the whole world to behold.
The outcome placed Iraq in the category with...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:13 AM
100 Years Ago
A Serious Railroad Accident
"The passenger train that left Camden Station a few minutes before 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon for Frederick, Winchester and intermediate stations was derailed in Union Dam tunnel, two miles...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:29 PM
An out-of-state steelmaker has bought the most valuable piece of the Sparrows Point plant to use as spare parts, a move that could kill the last hopes that the steel mill might be purchased by an operator and reopened.
American Metal Market reported late...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Shirley R. More, a retired social worker who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school teacher, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley, where she had moved this year. She was...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:20 AM
How often, when we pass the fine municipal building in Aberdeen, do we think of what once stood there? If we can remember before 2000, there was a structure that held so much history within its walls.
It was at the turn of the century that the City of...