| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The chasm between the Baltimore City Police Department and city residents seems to be widening ("Batts shakes up police top ranks," July 10).
The only way out is simple: The police need to increase their communication with those whom they serve. For the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I don't know how many, if any, people who carry illegal guns read The Sun, but for those who do I have a desperate plea: Leave your guns behind.
Yes, that's correct. The heat is so oppressive, it feels like one is standing near a furnace. Tempers...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Urban blight in Baltimore is slowly oozing into more neighborhoods.
Baltimore City Public Schools has made positive strides but have a long road to go in terms of improvement. Gang violence is on the uptick, and some neighborhoods are dying a slow urban...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I am not a resident of Baltimore, but I was born there and lived my first two years there. I have since been a Baltimore County resident, now deeply ensconced in middle-age suburban living.
And, yes, I'll be the first to say I love the city. What I...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I am getting giddy with delight. The word's out. This has been the worst-kept secret in our fine state.
The governor has been raising national campaign money, a nice sum of $500,000 ("O'Malley taking effort national," Aug. 1.
What did everyone think...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
John F. Zellers, a retired pressman and salesman, died July 27 of complications from dementia at his Nottingham home. He was 71.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park, Mr. Zellers was a 1960 graduate of Brooklyn Park High School.
From 1960 to...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Baltimore County Police say two men, one of them with a knife, confronted two people as they were walking in the 8500 block of Walther Boulevard in the early hours of Monday, Aug. 5. Nothing was taken.
Police said the attempted armed robbery occurred at...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Since it opened 21 years ago, I, like most locals, have grown enamored of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It is a gem we are extremely proud of.
My only complaint is that white elephant monstrosity, the financially beleaguered, city-funded Hilton Baltimore...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:59 PM
An explosion in a Nottingham apartment building Thursday afternoon forced the evacuation of all residents after the building was flooded with lethal carbon monoxide gas.
The two-alarm blast caused no damage to the building and there were no injuries,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It is an irony that the oath taken by members of Congress to support and defend the Constitution is the same oath cited by members to destroy the Constitution ("Lawmakers defend NSA monitoring phone calls," June 7).
Richard Carl Shellhorn, Nottingham
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Reader Paul Streckfus is wrong to fault former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for criticizing the Internal Revenue Service after it targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). This is a matter of our government...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:20 AM
100 Years Ago
"Medical Men Dine" was the headline for a Times article: "Old time Country Dinner: National Board of Health and Good Penmanship Among Matters Discussed.
"The presidents of the Medical Societies and associations of adjacent...