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  • Paul C. Ergler Sr., Loyola business professor

    Paul C. Ergler Sr., Loyola business professor
    Paul C. Ergler Sr., a retired Martin-Marietta Corp. aeronautical engineer who later became a professor of business management at what is now Loyola University Maryland, died Sunday of cardiac arrest at Oak Crest Village. The longtime Glen Arm resident...
  • Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical

    Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical
    Former Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson was sentenced to a year and one day in prison Friday, Dec. 9 on charges of tampering with evidence three days after her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson, was sentenced to 87 months...
  • For churches, busy Christmas season 'tiring … but so uplifting'

    For churches, busy Christmas season 'tiring … but so uplifting'
    Immediately before the first of eight Christmas Eve services begins at his church, the pastor of St. Louis Parish will seek out his favorite chair and briefly, yet blissfully, nod off. The Rev. Msgr. Joseph L. Luca finds that quick rejuvenation of the...
  • Harriette D. Holway, dietitian

    Harriette D. Holway, a former dietitian who was an active member of Catonsville Presbyterian Church, died Dec. 15 of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 85. The daughter of a grocer and an educator, Harriette Dean was born and raised...
  • Edward B. Lauer, supermarket owner

    Edward B. Lauer, supermarket owner
    Edward B. Lauer, co-founder with his wife of Lauer's Supermarket & Bakery in Anne Arundel County, whose motto was "Make the customer feel like a king and queen," died Monday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Severna Park home. He was 85....
  • States best wrestlers gather for all-star meet

    Archbishop Curley senior Avery Williams didn't waste time accepting an invitation to the Haswell Franklin Maryland State Wrestling Association Senior All-Star Meet. He said he couldn't refuse the offer and made the best of the event which was held at...
  • Fighters put up their fists for hometown pride

    When boxing promoter Jake Smith was approached last month by the American Red Cross Gala of Central Maryland to put together a charity event, he thought about a card he organized eight years ago in Ocean City and thought it would be a natural for this...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
  • Late drive by McCain fails to turn Pa. around

    Despite a last-minute frenzy for Pennsylvania's electoral plenty, John McCain failed to switch this traditionally blue state, which awarded its 21 votes to Barack Obama and helped him win the presidency. Polls closed at 8 p.m. and, moments later, based...
  • 24-hour rain totals top 5 inches in St. Mary's Co.

     
    While Baltimoreans may simply be tired of the gray, and the gloom, and the drip, residents of Maryland's southern counties - on both sides of the Chesapeake, are dealing with a serious deluge of rain and high tides from the......
  • Baltimore was 5th snowiest U.S. city

     
    After spending a brief period at the top of the snow pile, it looks like Baltimore sledded to 5th position by the season's end in the competition for the title of "Snowiest U.S. City 2009-10."Here are the top 10 finishers,......
  • As storm looms, Ocean City shuts most of Sunfest

    Ocean City - As visitors strolled the boardwalk on a perfect September day, the mayor reluctantly moved to discourage others from coming until after Hurricane Isabel has gone. Mayor James N. Mathias Jr. canceled a huge craft show and most other...