| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:45 AM
If I were new to Maryland, I might think that state Attorney General Douglas Gansler was either a child rapist, a murderer, a crack cocaine dealer or perhaps all of the above ("Gansler says he made 'a mistake,'" Oct. 24).
Mr. Gansler is being vilified...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Now that October has ended, I want to send a "shout out" to the Town of Port Deposit for "turning the town pink" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The streetlamps in the center of town glowed pink all month long. As a Relay-for-Life-er, I...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Date: Aug. 9, 2013
Her story: Kristina Donahue, 28, grew up in Ellicott City. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in May. She took the Maryland bar examination at the end of July and is now studying for the registration...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Principio United Methodist Church members are looking for crafters/vendors for their Christmas Craft Show, scheduled for Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Principio Church Hall. Please call Barbara, 410-642-3197, for booking info.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Date: Sept. 1, 2013
Her story: Nadia Ennis, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island. She is a veterinary technician at Belvedere Veterinary Center in Baltimore. Her parents are retired and live in Palm Bay, Fla.
His story: Robert Zanotti, 34, was born in...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I used to be of the mind-set that secessionists were wild-eyed, "rugged individualism" folks who were rife with ideas that went against the grain of everything American.
Now I find these same people are very intriguing. Secessionism is no longer a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Perhaps it's time for our nation to look long and hard at our faltering, staid conventional two-party system. It has pathetically morphed into a churlish, immature tug of war between the Democrats and Republicans ("Under federal shutdown, many Marylanders...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The vitriolic discourse between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Gov. Martin O'Malley should be directed to the judges and courts ("Don't return to a failed crime-fighting strategy," Sept. 22).
The number of arrests don't matter if the courts fail...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The zero tolerance mentality that many schools have incorporated is just so un-American. The mind-set is rigid, unyielding and is just utterly ridiculous ("Common sense in the classroom," Sept. 3).
Our school systems have lost their focus on priorities,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:51 PM
This is the weekend for yard sales! While I was on my way to Kilby Cream for an ice cream cone last week, I noticed several signs for yard sales scheduled for Saturday, including the annual event at Colony Acres (their rain date is Sunday), Harmony...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments.
Her business still hasn'...