| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Baltimore surpassed New York to handle more auto tonnage than any other port in the United States during the first six months of 2011, the Maryland Port Administration reported Monday.
The agency said it handled more than 538,000 tons of autos during the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:51 PM
The shipbuilding future of Maryland is 90 feet long and smells of Spanish cedar and fresh paint.
Tied to the dock, with tradesmen swarming on deck and below, the Hunting Creek bobs gently on the Wicomico River. Within weeks, the tugboat with the gleaming...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:42 PM
John W. Moyer Sr., a retired Towson criminal defense lawyer who enjoyed coaching youth sports, died of pneumonia Sept. 17 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The former Long Green Valley resident was 84.
The son of the manager of the Wagner...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 11:28 AM
My husband and I are grateful to the people of Baltimore for making our first visit to your city so pleasant. We came to celebrate my birthday and to go to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to watch our team, the Tampa Bay Rays, play the Orioles.
We wore our...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Lillie Chappell was up about $50, then down about the same, and was into her third hour playing a video game — pressing a button on the computer screen and watching tumbling four-leaf clovers, bars, horseshoes, numeral sevens. Compared with slot...
| Dec 27, 2011
This holiday season, thousands of families are welcoming home children, siblings, spouses and parents from the Middle East. For family members and service members alike, this return marks a long-anticipated and joyful reunion. But for the soldiers,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
President Barack Obama owes congressional Republicans at least a thank-you card for their efforts to block Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. That GOP leaders continue to howl over Mr. Obama's decision on Wednesday to...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Ashley Palaigos and Trey Witt III
Catonsville residents Anthony and Linda Palaigos announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Rae Palaigos, to Lt.j.g. Wallace Thurston "Trey" Witt III, son of W. Thurston Jr. and Marion Witt, of Dallas.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 44.
Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Lainie Contreras and Steve Jasinski, of Laurel, announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Allison Jasinski, on Sept. 6, 2011 at 11:51 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and is the sister of Jessica.. Grandparents are Joe and Teresa Contreras, of...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Yessssssss. God is in his heaven, and for a couple of minutes Thursday night during CNN's GOP debate, the relationship between the press and grandstanding TV politicians was finally back in balance.
When moderator Wolf Blitzer asked Newt Gingrich if...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Marjorie Catherine Ordun, a homemaker and volunteer, died of complications from dementia Jan. 27 at Kline Hospice House in Frederick. She was 89 and had lived in Severna Park and Towson.
Marjorie Catherine Paulsen was born in Omaha, Neb. She attended a...