| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Patricia H. Burch, a homemaker and Loyola Blakefield high school benefactress, died Nov. 30 of Alzheimer's disease at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 89.
"I had met Pat several times in Ocean City, and she had a very lovely, lovely family,"...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The Oregon Grille, after 16 years, has achieved institutional status.
For residents of northern Baltimore County, especially those reluctant to drive into the city, the Oregon Grille is a retreat from the crowds and their flashy manners.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Brothers Justin and Jeremy Batoff are about to trade in their condominium overlooking the lacrosse fields at Johns Hopkins, their alma mater, for a Greenspring Valley farmhouse.
They share a real estate portfolio. They work together at the family law...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
As parents of picky eaters know, there's no getting around deeply ingrained eating habits.
So the parents of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl were dismayed to find her favorite spice — McCormick's Mediterranean Herb — suddenly missing from store...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
UPDATES (Nov. 30) AT END WITH JACKSON COMMENT.
After 20 years at WJZ-TV anchorman Kai Jackson has informed management that he is leaving the station at the end of the year.
Jackson co-anchors one-half of the 4 p.m. and all of the 5 p.m. weekday news...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday it finalized its planned purchase of 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million.
Those stations, plus another six Barrington stations that Sinclair will...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Davidsonville author Melissa Stanton once had the world's best excuse for cutting work meetings short.
"I have to go," she would say. "George Clooney is on the line."
It worked because it was true.
Stanton, now 48, spent more than a decade at Time...
| Nov 23, 2013
Date: Sept. 7
Her story: Shannon Hanley, 31, grew up in Sparks. She works in the sales department as an implement coordinator at HFS Benefits in Hunt Valley. Her parents, Patrick and Eileen Hanley, live in Sparks.
His story: Paul Sortino, 29, grew...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's 10 a.m. on a Friday and George Nichols is in the kitchen at Hereford's newest restaurant making colossal crab cakes. While the main chef, Elvis Bachelor, is busy preparing homemade soups, pasta dishes and entrees, Nichols knows how to transform...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Disability Express is steadily becoming everything Brian Nobles hoped it could be. The 18-year-old wanted a group that offered a variety of social activities for those with disabilities: Both he and his twin brother, Bob, have autism.