| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's high time for all to get involved with recycling agendas. I live in a condominium in northeast Baltimore County where, on every street, there are dumpsters, clearly denoted for either garbage or recycling. They are strategically placed throughout the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Our nation is carving its niche history with its firearms, and as citizens our lives are evolving into a state of constant vigilance ("No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive," Jan. 26).
We can no longer go to the movies, the mall or to the fast-...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I was disappointed upon seeing the accompanying photograph in Sloane Brown's column about fashion-forward locals ("Glimpsed at Single Carrot Theatre," Jan. 30). Kirsten Lessner was shown wearing a mink stole that she said was "her grandmother's cousin's."...
| Feb 28, 2014
As we say goodbye to February, let's say goodbye to winter as well. The mild temperatures last week were a welcome tease, reminding us of snowless days to come.
Much sympathy is extended to the families and friends of Floyd Allred of Colora, who passed...
| Mar 7, 2014
Congratulations to the winners of the VFW's "Voice of Democracy" and "Patriot's Pen" essay contests. The students in District 10 (Cecil County) were treated to an awards banquet at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185 last Friday. Winners from Post 8185 in...
| Mar 14, 2014
Glad to see my pic peering out from the top corner of my column last week. Week before last, I was surprised to see Beverly smiling at me from both her Perryville column as well as from my Port Deposit column. Who would have thought I'd be a victim of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Herman L. "Dinky" Wockenfuss, a Northeast Baltimore candy maker whose family's much-sought-after confections have been tempting candy lovers and expanding waistlines for nearly a century, died Monday of heart failure at his Kingsville home. He was 92....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said.
A 7-Eleven in White Marsh on Philadelphia Road was the first target, where shortly before...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The number of coveted parking spaces available to the able-bodied on crowded downtown streets is about to shrink as Baltimore begins reserving metered spots for disabled drivers.
Earmarking 200 metered spaces in the central business district is the first...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The United Nations has decried the Vatican for not being transparent about the sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests, bishops and cardinals over the past few decades ("UN panels urges Vatican to turn over sex abusers to authorities," Feb. 5). Moreover,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Plans for redevelopment in downtown Towson have prompted area merchants to consider face-lifts of their own, spurring renewed interest in a Baltimore County program for commercial revitalization.
To keep up with projects that will bring new stores,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82.
Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...