| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:03 PM
It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday.
A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:19 AM
When it came time for Ethan Rosenberg, guitarist of Baltimore funk band the 14th Circuit, to record the group’s latest album, Monkey Juice, he didn’t have to look far for an engineer or mixer. That’s because Rosenberg not only mans the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:58 AM
It must have been the construction site across the street. Or maybe it was a tractor-trailer lumbering by, a train rumbling underground or even a pesky friend shaking one's beach chair.
Everything, that is, but what it actually was: an earthquake, so...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Annapolis resident John Frenaye’s Twitter account, @eyeonannapolis, is pretty standard fare.
Frenaye tweets about events in town (the Silopanna festival) and breaking news (car accident in Crofton). And there are some personal details, like when...
| Aug 31, 2011
On Monday, 17-year-old Melissa Grimmel was getting things ready for the first day of school. Like other students around the state, Melissa got a couple extra days of summer vacation due to the effects ofHurricane Irene.
But Melissa didn't spend her...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:22 PM
An Owings Mills group is launching work on five new apartment complexes in the Mid-Atlantic at a cost of $186.5 million, all in areas it says have high demand but little new construction.
Projects under way by Chesapeake Realty Partners, a residential...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 1:28 PM
As of this writing, there hasn't been much rain for a few days, but I still feel damp. The ground is soggy when I walk the dog in the morning, and the dew soaks my shoes. And there's that whole matter of having rarely seen the sun for going on two weeks...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:02 AM
The following students earned degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.:
Christopher Crowe, of Ellicott City, earned a Professional Master of Architecture degree; and
Kelly Snell, of Ellicott City, earned a Professional...
| Jul 14, 2011
Jennifer Frank, of Reisterstown, daughter of Timothy and Jamie Frank, and a graduate of Garrison Forest School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University.
Stephen Wilkes, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Chris Korman is a content editor for The Baltimore Sun and has overseen, at various times, the newspaper's Ravens coverage, its Sunday sports section, its sports enterprise reporting and the horse racing coverage. A graduate of Penn State and the...