| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A letter writer recently claimed that The Sun writes too much on city violence ("Sun focuses too much on city violence," Sept. 4). I am having a hard time trying to determine just what Barb Trautman wants your paper to print.
Although it is painful 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Historically, the Irish aren't known for their food, but The Harp isn't a typical Irish restaurant.
The Nottingham spot — originally The Twisted Harp but under new ownership since 2011 — combines the convivial atmosphere of an Irish pub with...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8).
I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:09 AM
What a delightful surprise Roger and I had on Sunday. We had a visit from Janet and Bill Carter. Janet was the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy Sprankle, who lived next door to us for many, many years. Over those years we have become good friends, watching...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13).
| 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 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 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,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ventura Catala, 53, began competing in archery as a 12-year-old growing up in New York, and he later threw the javelin and shot at high school in Queens.
In 1984, Catala suffered a spinal cord injury on a training jump with the 82nd Airborne in the...
| 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...