| 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 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...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
While it sounds encouraging on paper, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to open youth curfew centers in Baltimore represents a misplaced priority ("Mayor proposes year-round curfew centers," Feb. 10). Once again, the onus is on Big Brother, not...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Social Security Administration plans to streamline its review of disability claims for veterans starting next month, shaving weeks off the process by which it determines benefits, officials are set to announce Wednesday.
The Woodlawn-based agency...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000.
Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...