| May 1, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The Rocky Gap Casino Resort hopes to open its doors for gaming in three weeks. In the meantime, the resort said today it’s holding an open house this Saturday to offer customers – and the merely curious – a glimpse of the resort’...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Jean Gartlan, a retired journalist and a Catholic Relief Services program director who worked in 1960s refugee relief in southern Africa, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88 and lived in Mount Vernon.
"She was really a Renaissance...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Hoping to turn around the struggling resort, Maryland's slots location committee awarded a license Thursday for a casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County.
The Video Lottery Facility Location Commission voted unanimously to issue...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:20 AM
A controversial big housing development in western Maryland that was reported last fall to be shelved apparently has new life.
Terrapin Run, which sparked lawsuits and legislation to strengthen the state's Smart Growth laws, is back on track, Columbia...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Updated with comments from Harris and Bartlett.
In a rare intra-delegation, across-the-aisle nudge, Sen.Barbara A. Mikulskion Tuesday called on the state's two Republican lawmakers in Washington to support a Senate version of an overhaul of theU.S....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Baltimore County Police arrested two men last week for selling high-capacity bullet magazines during a trade show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
Police said John Heilmeier, 57 of the 100 block of Anderson Highway in Cumberland, Va. and...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:15 PM
• Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Actor William H. Macy, will offer a bit of Hollywood glamour to a documentary about his home state.
According to the Cumberland Times-News, Macy is going to appear in the Maryland Public Television production "Our Town," which takes a look at...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:58 PM
A 20-year-old prison inmate from Baltimore found severely beaten in his prison cell in Cumberland and transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Monday has died from his injuries, according to his family and hospital officials.
Jerod Pridget, of...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Will Rogers once observed that a newspaper ad was worth about 40 editorials, which many of us in the opinion writing side of that equation suspect would be quite the bargain. Little else could explain the public's indifference to a topic that has launched...