| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
I can't believe how much talk about the Texas border crisis I've heard on cable news the last two weeks without any mention of the Mariel boatlift of 1980.
This is textbook for what I mean about TV news -- from the network and cable level on down --...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Maryland National Guard Sgt. Darren Lebowitz is leaving soon for Afghanistan as many U.S. troops return home.
Lebowitz, who has served three tours in Iraq, volunteered for the mission.
"I'm a glutton for punishment," he said as he trained Tuesday at...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Dr. Ernest H. Hinrichs, a retired Ruxton dentist who was a lifelong model railroader and Pennsylvania Railroad buff, died Feb. 23 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at a Lewisburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 90.
The son of a dentist and a...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Roland Walker, a colorful and highly regarded defense attorney who was a fixture in Baltimore courtrooms for six decades, died Saturday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Lutherville home. He...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton.
The one-time Trappe resident was 92.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Summertime in South Florida usually means that the performing-arts community has shifted into standby mode. But for kids, there are a number of opportunities to learn and/or be entertained.
Summer Rocks 2014
The Palm Beach Pops has a music education...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A man was arrested in Jupiter on Monday after police said he drove drunk with three kids in the bed of his truck, sped away from police, hit a bicyclist and then resisted arrest, according to an arrest report.
Jupiter police said Brian Ferguson, 34,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:48 PM
It's well-known that our very own Wekiva River is designated a National Wild and Scenic River, great for kayaking and canoeing. Just one other Florida river has such a designation: the Loxahatchee River, two hours south of Orlando. It's a river dark...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
As I sit in my yard toward sunset on a lovely, long June evening, my gaze falls upon my small bed of poppies, in gorgeous full bloom, and the sight of these...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Raymond Davis grew up in the Montgomery County village of Palm, the son of a Mack Trucks worker. Now 89 and living in Emmaus, he remembers hitting Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as a private in the Army's 90th Infantry Division, and some of his...