| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Businesses have been stepping up to help out furloughed workers, offering special discounts, financial help, free food and other deals.
Here's one that's offering to relieve the stress of unplanned, unpaid leave.
Until the government reopens, Ojas...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has closed on its planned purchase of four television stations owned by Titan Television Broadcast Group for $115.35 million.
As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair took over Titan's agreements to provide sales and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors has announced a public offering of 2.5 million shares of common stock priced at $30 per share.
Omega, a real estate investment trust that invests in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Skateboarding enthusiast Stephanie Murdock was 21 when she placed an ad in the Baltimore City Paper in 2004, looking for help in bringing a skate park to Hampden.
"This is going to be easy," she thought.
Nine years of hard work later, Murdock, now...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Towson High School's Class of 1953 held its 60th reunion Sept. 27 and 28 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Hunt Valley. We asked some members of the class to recount life in Towson in the 1950s, their favorite memories, and where life took them after...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions.
The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Crews have reopened the right lane of eastbound Pulaski Highway in White Marsh after a discovery of erosion caused an emergency closure, the State Highway Administration said Thursday.
The work involved back filling an area beneath the road south of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Emergency roadwork along Pulaski Highway in White Marsh will cause significant traffic delays over the next several days, as crews work to repair a stretch of road made unstable by erosion, according to the State Highway Administration.
The work will...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Olan R. Shively, a retired mechanical engineer who collected vintage Plymouth automobiles, died Sept. 19 of liver cancer at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley.
The former longtime Millersville resident was 88.
The son of a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:14 AM
For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk.
"That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
John Franzone Jr., founder of a Hunt Valley plastics manufacturing company who combined his love of the outdoors with flying, died July 19 of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 93.
The son of parents from Italy and Scotland, John Franzone Jr. was...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...