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  • NWS: Chance of Christmas snow here - 50/50

     
    Well, we sure can't say we haven't had a white Christmas in ages. Our Dec. 18-19 blizzard last year left plenty of snow on the ground to make the place look like Santa's North Pole workshop. But there weren't any......
  • Want more snow? Get on any interstate and drive

     
    It doesn't really matter much which way you go. If you want more snow out of this storm, you'll need to get on I-95 and head northeast. Or south. Or I-70 and west. Central Maryland appears to be in a......
  • Streetcar museum has winter visitor

    Earlier this month on an insufferable Baltimore summer's day, the only thing my colleague and friend Jacques Kelly and I wanted after work were a couple of tall cool gin-and-tonics. And in pursuit of those wonderful English Raj heat beaters, our...
  • WBAL radio hires Mary Beth Marsden as afternoon drivetime anchor

    WBAL radio hires Mary Beth Marsden as afternoon drivetime anchor
    WBAL radio has signed Mary Beth Marsden as the new anchor of its "Afternoon News Journal." She will start Sept. 6 at the news/talk station's afternoon drivetime anchor desk. The former anchorwoman for WMAR-TV replaces Shari Elliker whom the station...
  • Brian R. Murphy, veteran and technical adviser, dies

    Brian R. Murphy, veteran and technical adviser, dies
    Brian R. Murphy, a Social Security Administration senior technical adviser and Army veteran, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The lifelong Hamilton resident was 59. The son of a Baltimore Life Insurance Co. regional manager and...
  • Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week

    Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week
    The doors of Baltimore's new Union Station, now Pennsylvania Station, swung open a century ago this week to welcome enthusiastic crowds of Baltimoreans, travelers and gawkers alike. Its completion was considered a great civic triumph after years of...
  • 'The Office' season 8 premiere, or what life's like without Michael Scott

    'The Office' season 8 premiere, or what life's like without Michael Scott
    "The Office" began a new era in its season 8 premiere Thursday night, more specifically an era without the beloved Michael Scott (Steve Carell). Life without Michael seemed grim to a devoted "Office" fan like me. What would Dundler Mifflin (or is it...
  • Penn Station's architect designed terminals in Hoboken, Scranton

    I repeated a blooper in my recent column on the 100th anniversary of Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station that was caught by a sharp-eyed Roland Park resident and lawyer, John C. Murphy, who comes from a family of Baltimore architects. I had stated with...
  • Hollywood in Bel Air

    Harford County is hardly Tinsel Town. The closest places to Bel Air named Hollywood are in St. Mary's County on Maryland's very lower Western Shore and in Carbon County, Pa., not too far from Scranton, backdrop for the hit TV series "The Office." Yet Bel...
  • Goucher routs Susquehanna to advance to Landmark final

    Goucher routs Susquehanna to advance to Landmark final
    The Goucher men's lacrosse team advanced to the Landmark Conference tournament final for the third time in four years courtesy of a record-setting performance by Rory Averett. The junior attackman scored a game-high four goals to pace the top-seeded...
  • College News

    The following students earned Bachelor of Arts in May from St. Mary's College of Maryland: Bradley Dodson, of Sykesville, earned a degree in biology and a minor in political science; Thomas Barnes, of Sykesville earned a degree in economics and a...
  • 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...