| May 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index.
The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital is back on top — reclaiming bragging rights and a lucrative marketing chip as the nation's best hospital in the annual ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report.
A year after being knocked from its 21-year perch...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:39 AM
A Massachusetts firm that acquires foreclosed homes and sells them back to their former owners under more affordable loan terms is expected to announce Friday its expansion into Maryland.
This would be Boston Community Capital's first foray outside...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans.
At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Horace Andrew Kenly, 51, of the 500 block of Bonnie Drive, was charged Friday with tampering with an electric meter and having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Tykeem Bacon, 24, of the first block of Mount Royal Avenue, was charged...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession.
Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79.
The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Oatmeal cookies evoke memories of the past
This past spring, I was reading a little yellow flyer about Opie's Soft Serve Snowball stand located at The Junction in Catonsville and, in the information, the stand announced it would be selling Dad's Original...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission.
“I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern counties from 4 a.m. through 10 a.m. Friday, with up to an inch or two of snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected as a major snowstorm heads northeast to slam New England.
The advisory applies...
| Jun 1, 2013
John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney.