| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:50 PM
In a few months, a historic house on a hill in Cape St. Claire will sport a new roof to go with its new paint job and the garden beside it, the latest moves to save a piece of the county's past.
The goal is to bring back into use a vacant, dilapidated...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors.
The Maryland Department of...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.
The longtime Timonium resident was 87.
Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
| Aug 8, 2012
Yawn, dear readers,
Today, Aug. 10 is Lazy Day. Celebrate by lying in a hammock in the cool shade with an iced glass of lemonade and this column, and read on.....yawn.
Ray Astor informed me that August commemorates the 67th anniversary of several...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:23 AM
China and Japan are making a mountain of a molehill in their territorial dispute over a group of tiny, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea known as the Senkaku (in Japan) or the Diaoyu (in China). Whatever their name, they're basically just a...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Watching the Olympic Games, I find one phenomenon particularly striking. After an event, athletes who literally seconds before had been attempting to trounce one another in competition suddenly start hugging each other.
An outsider might wonder about...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Not long ago, in the "Readers Respond" column, one of your readers said that President Barack Obama's "failure to prevail" in the recent debt ceiling fiasco "speaks to his failure in leadership." It clearly does not. The debt ceiling "crisis" is not new...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Spencer T. Kelly, a former hairstylist who owned and operated Spencer's Salon and was a combat veteran of World War II, died Aug. 8 from complications of dementia at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson.
He was 92.
The son of farmers,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:08 AM
The coverage by The Aegis of the recent deaths of the brave Sheriff deputies has been moving and inspirational to our entire community. Sheriff Jesse Bane's remarks in today's Aegis certainly were thoughtful, encouraging, respectful, and worthy...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The current two-artist exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House is a study in contrasts. Maxine Taylor's vigorously abstract paintings only incorporate the occasional representational reference, whereas Richard Paul Weiblinger's color...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Though 99 percent of Singapore's students pass national exams, a delegation of the city-state's educators recently traveled the globe to Anne Arundel County schools to learn innovative ways to help the other 1 percent succeed.
Five educators from the...