| May 10, 2012
| 10:44 AM
“Wolfenstein 3D” is the “Seven Samurai” of first-person shooters. Without the proper context, it seems like something sparse and ancient. In its simplicity, though, rests a mechanical genius that lead to two decades of shooters...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Steel from Sparrows Point built the Golden Gate Bridge, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, hundreds of ships for World War II and livelihoods for tens of thousands of Baltimore-area families.
The story of the massive steel mill follows the arc of American...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Stanley I. Panitz, a former real estate developer whose Bolton Square town house community earned him national recognition, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington.
The Roland Park resident...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Adella "Alli" Russel, a retired Pikesville travel agent who made her way out of Nazi-controlled Germany in the 1930s, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 3 at the North Oaks retirement community. She was 96.
Born Adella Zipser in Leipzig, Germany, she...
| Oct 26, 2012
Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:59 AM
100 Years Ago
In the Times Briefs there were medical warnings:
"Typhoid Fever Season. Boil the water. Eat only ripe fruit.
Further, now, a rat has been found in Philadelphia infected with Bubonic Plague. Swat the rat."
In the Lisbon social...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:05 PM
The Forest Diner has left the county.
Decades after serving its first bacon and eggs on U.S. 40, the Ellicott City landmark was lifted recently onto a flatbed truck and hauled away to be restored for its next life, although it's not clear where that next...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The live-in grandson of a slain elderly couple from Pikesville has been named a suspect after Baltimore County detectives located the 31-year-old in Oklahoma.
Police said Matthew Long lived with his grandparents, Vaughn and Marjorie Pepper, who were...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Connie and Nancy and I have been best friends since the seventh grade, and when the three of us get together, it is middle school all over again.
Card games and board games are part of our mix, and I am happy to report that while I am no better at...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Regarding your editorial, "Libya Attacks: Romney has a point" (Sept. 13), there's no debate that freedom of speech is a core value that should be defended in the United States and supported around the world. The question in this case is the context....
| Sep 19, 2012
On Sept. 13, the Arbutus Business and Professional Association celebrated the completion of the Leeds Avenue repaving project and the beginning of the East Drive repaving project with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, many elected officials and community...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The sheer number of Americans listed as missing in action — more than 73,000 in World War II, 7,900 in Korea, hundreds during the Cold War, nearly 2,000 in Vietnam, and even on today's modern battlefields — is difficult to grasp.