| May 14, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The check-out inquiry was "paper or plastic?" But it's no longer a choice. Merchants love plastic. It's easy to store and less expensive than paper. Multiple bags can handle heavier items. Thin plastic wraps around whatever is in the bag and around one'...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig.
Then dump it on...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I feel sorry for anyone who has to alienate others by overtly Christianizing prayer before Carroll Board of County Commissioners meetings ("Carroll commissioners resume opening with Christian prayer," May 14).
Are these people so fearful or dependent...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Commentator Peter Morici thinks Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is out of touch with inflation and what ought to be done about it ("Yellen: It's later than you think May 27).
He himself, however, seems a bit out of touch with reality when he...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Why are people surprised that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown took a pass at attending the gubernatorial debate ("The empty podium," May 28)?
He took a pass when given the opportunity to lead the Maryland rollout of the Obamacare health plan.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:45 PM
I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that immigrant children would be housed in the city ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children," June 9).
They should be housed in their own cities with their parents. Let's keep them safe and healthy...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:45 AM
At last, some outrage from Congress over this imperial president's unilateral actions ("Ruppersberger: Bergdahl decision sets 'dangerous precedent,'" June 2).
Imagine releasing five of the worst criminals from Guantanamo. These are terrorists whose...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In the upcoming primary election I can't vote for Anthony Brown because besides the Obamacare rollout he was in charge of I can't figure out what he did as lieutenant governor for the last eight years. All he talks about is his parents coming from another...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Kennedy Keer first started running during her freshman year at Arundel. She was thinking mainly of staying in shape for soccer but something funny happened.
“I ended up loving it,” Keer said.
She’s remained with running, this year...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In addition to his duties as a member of the Towson High music department, John Olin has developed at least one other — unrelated, yet necessary — talent.
"People kid me and tell me I could have been a travel agent," said Olin, referring...