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  • To save the bay's crab population, ban catching female crabs [Letter]

    As I have written before, no one will mention one of the major solutions to the problem of preserving the state's crab population, which I believe stems from a fear of offending the commercial waterman ("Singing the blues," May 5). At least five years...
  • Baltimore Co. Council considers restrictions on hookah lounges

    Baltimore Co. Council considers restrictions on hookah lounges
    Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business. Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
  • Breathing easier [Editorial]

    The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...
  • Maryland Bacon Festival organizer responds to criticism

    Maryland Bacon Festival organizer responds to criticism
    "I must admit, I only clicked join to read all the hilariously bad reviews," wrote a Facebook user on the Maryland Bacon Festival event page on Tuesday. She had plenty of material. The timeline is filled with upset attendees voicing criticism of last...
  • Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors

    Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors
    The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966. "The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
  • Baltimore County Council backs bill requiring background check for coaches

    Baltimore County Council backs bill requiring background check for coaches
    The Baltimore County Council approved legislation Monday requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators. The county is the...
  • Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker

    Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker
    Lloyd G. Shackelford, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a longtime Lutherville resident, died April 30 of complications from cancer at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg. He was 94. The son of Lloyd Russell Shackelford,...
  • Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman

    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman
    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, former owner of a cleaning and dyeing concern who played a pivotal role in the founding of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, died May 21 of complications from cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 77. The son of...
  • Recipe finder | Butter cake

    Bernie Moran from Baltimore was in search of the recipe for the butter cake that was sold at Brown's bakery in the late 1950s. The bakery, located on Belnord Avenue in East Baltimore, has been closed for many years, like many other small bakeries....
  • Bel Air fire company earns $10,000 BGE grant on behalf of assistant chief

    Bel Air fire company earns $10,000 BGE grant on behalf of assistant chief
    For Rick R. Davis of Bel Air, life is a balancing act. He balances his full-time job as an electric system operator for BGE, what he calls a "lifestyle" as first assistant chief with the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, a wife, two teenage sons and the...
  • Bay crab population decreases

    Bay crab population decreases
    The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains in a serious slump for the second straight year, with the number of females dropping to a dangerously low level, officials announced Thursday. Severe winter weather, not overfishing, is largely to blame,...
  • 'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]

    'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]
    The atheists and humanists are at it again. Now, they want a federal judge to order the dismantling of the "Peace Cross," a memorial to Prince George's County's World War I war dead which has stood on public land since 1925 ("Md. cross in church-state...