| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
(Originally published December 26, 1943)
For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
| Sep 2, 2013
I know at least one person on the list this year, and at least one person on the list every year through 2018, but I'm pleased to say I'm not on any of the lists.
What I'm talking about is the list of personal names to be given to strong, cyclonic storms...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Last week, the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News' editorial board did something we editorial writers are loath to do: admit a monumental error in judgment. With tomorrow's 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address fast approaching,...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn.
As the cars...
| Nov 6, 2013
More than 120 members and friends of the Past Appointed Grand Officers Club (PAGO) met for their fall meeting at Frederick Chapter 79 Order of the Eastern Star. This is the meeting where the club welcomes the recently named past appointed grand officers...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Samuel J. English III, a former WBAL-TV staff announcer and weather forecaster who later held broadcasting positions at Maryland Public Television and Towson University, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his Pikesville home. He was 79.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Farming and building groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling recently that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's "pollution diet" for the Chesapeake Bay.
Lawyers for the American Farm Bureau Federation, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:09 PM
FBI agents raided the Owings Mills offices of a medical diagnostics firm Friday as part of a health care fraud case, an FBI spokesman said.
Agents from the White Collar Crime Squad raided the offices of Alpha Diagnostics, said Richard Wolf, spokesman...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Juanita S. Robinson, a retired registered nurse who enjoyed traveling, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76.
Juanita Saxton was born and raised in Norfolk, Va., where she graduated in 1955 from Booker T....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The crisis in Syria has escalated to a point where the Obama administration is at a yield sign. It does not know whether to stop and let the crisis burn itself out, or proceed with consequences that could take an already unstable region over the brink ("...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A federal judge on Friday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's right to impose a pollution "diet" for the Chesapeake Bay, rejecting a legal challenge to the restoration effort from farmers' and builders' groups.
U.S. District Judge Sylvia H....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture is broadening its horizons when it hosts a pair of events, one old and one new, at its Shawan Road site Aug 10.
Considering the array of interests — beef cattle, goats, worms, vegetable gardens,...