| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73.
Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:59 PM
One hundred years ago, Bohemian-born William Oktavec, a butcher by trade and a would-be artist, arrived in Baltimore from New York with his wife and young son. He set up a grocery shop at the corner of North Collington and Ashland avenues in the area...
| Sep 18, 2013
William and Mary Jo Collins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7 and renewed their vows at St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air. They were married Sept. 7, 1963 at St. Stanislaus Church in Superior, Wisc.
After renewing their vows, they...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional an arrangement approved by state regulators to allow construction of a new power plant in Southern Maryland, an effort to increase locally produced electricity before tight supply causes reliability problems.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Congratulation to triathlete Brian Lovett of Allentown, Pa., who was the overall winner of the Diamond in the Rough competition in Perryville this past weekend.
Congratulation to Hunter Ritter, formerly of Perryville, who now attends John Carroll in Bel...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer Joel Bright did consumers a service by highlighting the value of shopping for electricity and natural gas service from the many competitive energy providers active in Maryland ("Consumers should shop around for the best gas and electricity...
| Aug 13, 2013
Oyster Bay Grille is set to open late this month in the Towson Circle development. It will take over the back restaurant space that has sat vacant since Vin closed in 2008.
The team behind Oyster Bay Grille includes brothers Nick and John Daskalakis...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:41 AM
John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children.
Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills.
The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
| Mar 23, 2013
Sen. Robert Zirkin's bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis is a small step in the right direction for justice, but it will do little good for reducing gun crime in Maryland ("Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps," March...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73.
The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Joan D'Angelo, a homemaker and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died of complications from pneumonia March 15 at Bay Woods in Annapolis. She was 90.
Born Joan Shumaker in Allentown, Pa., she attended school in Lancaster and was a 1941 graduate...