| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Mandy Standiford was working at her desk in Hunt Valley earlier this spring when she saw a flier for Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Father's Day 5k Run and 1-mile Fun Walk on June 14
She'd never heard of the race and wasn't the sort of person to...
| Jun 11, 2014
Carol Malone has been molding minds for generations at Maryvale Preparatory School.
At 67, she is retiring after 34 years teaching at the all-girls Catholic school in Towson, 30 as chairwoman of the English department.
Evidence that she will be missed...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The investors buying 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that they've received the regulatory approvals they need and expect to close on the deal as soon as next week, turning the page on the Baltimore institution's most tumultuous chapter.
The purchasers ...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Normalcy remained elusive for the residents of the Charles Village block that collapsed in April even as they came back home this week.
Construction still hums outside as workers rebuild East 26th Street and the wall that held it above adjacent...
| May 3, 2014
If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor.
But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966.
"The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:16 PM
What a sorry state of affairs I discovered last week when I started reporting the TV aspect of the first Democratic gubernatorial debate.
I quickly came to understand that Baltimoreans would not be seeing the event, which will be staged Wednesday at...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:13 AM
We cover many weddings throughout the year at The Baltimore Sun, and each is special in its own way. But we asked Samantha Iacia, who contributes to the Sun's Wedded feature, which profiles nuptials of Baltimore-area residents, to pick four of the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said.
The hotel did...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Shares in McCormick & Co. Inc. surged nearly 5.5 percent Tuesday after it announced that its profit rose nearly 9 percent in the first quarter as the spice company used digital marketing to build its brand and launched new products around the world....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:51 AM
A 74-year-old man was killed when the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned on a ramp off of Interstate 83 in Hunt Valley Tuesday evening.
Maryland State Police said William Henry Behrens, of Harford County, lost control for unknown reasons on the...