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  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • More cold, more snow, then winter starts

     
    Do you remember what we were all doing a year ago on this date? Here's a hint: We were watching the weather forecasts as a weekend coastal storm threatened to dump heavy snow across the region on the night of......
  • Friday's heat shattered records all over the place

     
    Here are some of the high temperature records broken and set on Friday, from the National Weather Service:Newark, NJ: 108 degrees, breaking the 101-degree record for the date, and the 105-degree all-time high set Aug. 9, 2001. Records began in......
  • Sun sets on 31-year Sun career

     
    This past August I marked 40 years in the newspaper business, including more than 31 years in Baltimore, first at The Evening Sun and, after 1993, at The Sun. This week will be my last. I am taking a buyout, extended by the......
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • College news

    Valecia Winston, of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron, a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester atWashington College, inChestertown. Alex Paxton, of...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas

    Demetrius J. Dukas
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings throughout the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements

    Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements
    The plebes looked stunned. Under a relentless barrage of commands, most of them bellowed, some 1,200 members of the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2015 ran the gantlet of induction Thursday, a process that by any definition appeared to be an ordeal. In...
  • Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies

    Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies
    Mary Joan Hagigh, a retired social worker and registered nurse, died June 24 from complications of a fractured hip at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The Ruxton resident was 78. Mary Joan Wall, whose father was head of collections for the Internal...
  • Weather pitfalls for fans traveling to Ravens game

    Weather pitfalls for fans traveling to Ravens game
    While it may be , those traveling to the Boston area on Saturday for the Ravens game on Sunday will see more weather action from a fast-moving storm coming from the Midwest that will dump snow and ice along the Northeast. According to AccuWeather (who...
  • Top seed, first-round bye no surprise for Salisbury

    For the 10th consecutive year, Salisbury earned one of the top two seeds in the South Region and will enjoy a first-round bye in the NCAA tournament. Then again, the Sea Gulls took much of the suspense out of Sunday night’s bracket unveiling by...