| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Two Maryland real estate firms joined forces to purchase a 1 million square foot mall in Harrisburg, Pa., one of the firms announced Thursday.
St. John Properties Inc., based in Windsor Mill, and Petrie Ross Ventures, headquartered in Annapolis, acquired...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:42 PM
The flooding in Harford and Cecil counties caused by Tropical Storm Agnes 40 years ago this week is considered among the worst of all time in both Harford and Cecil counties.
"That was the worst storm I can ever recall," Wardell Stansbury, a lifelong...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
A new era began at Aberdeen Proving Ground Tuesday morning, when Col. Orlando W. Ortiz transferred command of APG Garrison to Col. Gregory R. McClinton during a change of command ceremony at the post theater.
McClinton comes to APG from Norfolk, Va.,...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million.
The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Chicago's growing. Atlanta is too. New York added nearly 60,000 new residents.
But not Baltimore.
At a time when cities across the country are gaining population and young people are flocking to urban centers, Baltimore remains stuck in a decades-long...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:45 PM
All across the country, parents went back to school last week when schools opened their doors for American Education Week.
In addition to welcoming parents into the classroom, Pleasant Plains Elementary School hosted special events each day. On Monday,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:30 AM
One of the biggest aspects of the Penn State tragedy that has been overlooked is the courage and tenacity of the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. While many details remain unclear, one thing that is apparent is that Penn State was a dominating and...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Megabus.com is offering 200,000 free seats on its buses for travel early next year.
The express bus service, which offers travel from Baltimore to New York City and about 9 other cities, will make the free seats available for customers who travel Jan....
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Theodore Neal "Ted" Holmes, who founded the old Chicken George restaurant chain and built it into a regional fast-food business, died of diabetic complications Nov. 29 at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville. The Jessup resident was 72.
Born in York,...
| Dec 26, 2011
Soft-spoken Maria Broadbent didn't want to wear a badge and be a cop when she became Annapolis' director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs. She wondered if there was a way to make her job easier and get residents to become...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Raymond A. Benson, a picture framer and former art gallery owner, died Dec. 29 of complications from an ulcer at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 65.
The son of an engineer and a homemaker, Raymond Alan Benson was born in Philadelphia and spent his...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...